Crucify Him - Cheri Holdridge - 3/29/2015



VILLAGE KIDS, age 4 through 4th grade, will be in worship through the opening music and then our Village Kids leader, Megan Kemerley, 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.

 EASTER SUNDAY FLOWERS - We are ordering flowers for Easter Sunday from Barrows. We will use the flowers to decorate on Easter Sunday, April 5, and you can take them home with you after worship that day.  Payment is due by Sunday, March 29.  See the attached order form for types of flowers and cost.  Please make checks payable to The Village. 

 VILLAGE POLO SHIRTS - We will be taking orders and payment from anyone wanting to order a polo shirt with the Village logo on it during the next 2 Sundays at worship. The shirts will be blue with the logo on the lapel. Sizes run XS - 4XL and the cost is $25. Please see Mary Ann Robinson, who will have an order sheet and she will need payment before orders are placed.

 ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING OFFERING – Next Sunday we will be collecting the One Great Hour of Sharing offering.  This offering responds to disasters near and far, sometimes changing the life of someone in your own community, while at other times impacting the lives of those we may never meet.  God provides the resources so that we can give back. 

 GOD & GAYS - The 411 - After Services on April 12, 19 & 26 we will be gathering for a Bible study that will include viewing a documentary & discussion on what the bible says on homosexuality. Please join us and invite your friends!

OPEN MIND/OPEN MIC NIGHT - Please join us for The Village ARTS' first ever Open Mind/Open Mic Night on FridayApril 17th ​at 7 p.m. ​(rescheduled from January). ​Plan to share a message with us in the form of a poem, song, monologue or skit--anything goes! We will have an accompanist available. Let's celebrate the creativity in all of us in a supportive and friendly environment. If you'd like to participate, please email Juliette Quinlan at

SHARING YOUR FAITH RETREAT - Please join us for a "Sharing Your Faith" retreat at Karen Shepler's house in Waterville. The retreat will be May 2nd from 9:30 am to 3 pm.  The cost is $5.00 to join in on the fun, fellowship and spiritual growth.

THEOLOGY ON TAP - Interested in casual conversation about faith issues?  Theology on Tap (formerly Pub Theology) may be for you!  We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month to talk and fellowship together.  The next gathering will April 9th at 6:30 at Shawn’s Irish Tavern, 4400 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, OH.   For more information, contact Karen   Shepler at

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

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 Wednesday.


Good Soil - Cheri Holdridge - 3/22/2015


We Can Build A Beautiful City - Suzy Ujvagi - 3/15/2015