Banquet of Grace - Rae Lynn Schleif - Our new member reception, baptism AND The Village Church celebration of being chartered a UMC & UCC Church! 




VILLAGE KIDS, age 4 through 4th grade, will be in worship through the opening music and then our adult volunteer will escort them to the Village Kids room.  Parents or guardians, please pick up your children at the Village Kids room immediately following the service.  Supervised child-care is also provided for children 3 and under with Dana Rood.

NEW WORSHIP TIME - Starting the Sunday after Labor Day, on September 13 our new worship time will be 11:00 a.m. Enjoy the extra half hour!

WATER SUNDAY - Once again we will celebrate Water Sunday at the end of the Summer. As you travel this summer, or participate in water related activities close to home, take a small sample of water and save it. This could be from a lake, pond, river, or even your favorite pool. Bring the water with you to worship on Sunday September 13 as we celebrate Water Sunday and remember our baptism. Questions? Contact Pastor Cheri.

 THANK YOU FROM THE ZONNER FAMILY - Thank you for all the prayers, cards, messages, hugs, etc. during my mom's illness and after her passing. She was a wonderful mom and grandma and will be missed. You are a blessing in our lives. Peace, Marjie, Adam and Danny.

 PRAYER GROUP – The Prayer Group meets on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. at Teresa Hagedorn and Z Schwartz’s home, 2252 Havenwood Dr., Toledo, OH 43614.  Everyone is welcome!  Please contact Teresa at for directions or more information.

THEOLOGY ON TAP - Interested in casual conversation about faith issues?  Theology on Tap may be for you!  We will meet on the 2nd Thursday of the month to talk and fellowship together. (NOTE: We are now meeting only once a month.) The next gathering will be September 10th at 6:30 at Shawn’s Irish Tavern, 4400 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, OH.   For more information, contact Karen Shepler at

DO YOU LIKE OUR SUNDAY FOOD?  We've got great food - and it's all because of you!  If you would like to donate money for Sunday snacks instead of signing up to bring them in, please do so in the Sunday collection basket. Mark your donation "Village Sunday Food." If you would like to bring in snacks, a sign up list is located on the bulletin board in the hospitality area, or let Mary Ann Robinson ( know.   If you choose, you can be reimbursed for your expenses. (Just give Shelly Savory your receipt.)

GREETERS - Enjoy meeting people?  Greeters are needed to say hello to people as they enter for Sunday service and to greet newcomers to The Village.  If you are interested sign the "greeter calendar "located on the bulletin board or email Marjie Zonner at

Are you grateful for The Village Church?  If so, would you consider making a weekly or monthly financial commitment to The Village in order to sustain our vital ministries? Making an online donation can be set up so that it happens automatically. Go to our web site at and follow the home page link, "DONATE."  If you have questions, please contact our Office Manager, Shelly Savory at or 419-984-7131.

NEXT WEEK'S SCRIPTURE: If you want to use next week's scripture reading in your daily devotional time it is: Mark 8:27-38.

If you would like to add any announcements to the program or the weekly email, please contact our Office Manager Shelly Savory at or 419-984-7131 by 10 a.m. on Thursday.


Friend Like Me - Rosie Best - 8/23/2015


Dinner For 5000 - Cheri Holdridge - 8/16/2015


God Delivers The People - Cheri Holdridge - 8/9/2015