Galion Area Church Briefs

COMMUNITY OUTREACH DINNER — St. Paul United Methodist Church, 746 Cherry St., Galion, will have a Community Outreach Dinner on Wednesday, Nov 30, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Donations Accepted. Carryout available. No home-delivery.

FORMER PASTOR RETURNS TO SOUTHVIEW BAPTIST — Former Pastor Erman French will be the speaker at Southview Baptist Church, 6904 Crawford-Morrow County Road, Galion, on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 10:30 a.m. Pastor French was the pastor at the church from 1969-1975. While he was there, Southview’s membership increased considerably. Everyone is invited to attend this service, especially those who were members during his tenure. There will be a reception in the Fellowship Hall immediately after the worship service.

CHILI SUPPER TO BENEFIT HAITI — It will be served 4-7 p.m. on Dec. 3 in the Hannah and William Crawford School cafetorium. The dinner is sponsored by St. Paul Lutheran Church, North Robinson and Colonel Crawford Lions Club. There will be a freewill donation that will be sent to the people of Haiti through Lutheran World Relief to help them recover from Hurricane Matthew and previous disasters. Sandwiches and desserts also will be served.

REHEARSALS FOR HANDEL’S “MESSIAH” — All choral singers are invited to join the Galion Community Chorus for its 62nd annual performance of Handel’s “Messiah.” Rehearsals are Monday evenings at 7 p.m. at Galion Church of Christ. A dress rehearsal is scheduled Dec. 3, prior to the Dec. 4 performance. Student voices are welcome. For information, please see the Facebook page of the Galion Community Chorus.

CHRISTMAS WORKSHOP — First United Methodist Church of Crestline, The Red Door Church, 202 N. Thoman St., will host a Christmas Workshop on Sunday, Dec. 4, 4-6 p.m. This is a make-it-and-take-it opportunity to create some Christmas crafts. Crafters will be on hand to share their talents to help make Christmas projects. Kids will also have craft opportunities and cookie frosting fun. Soup, salad and sandwiches will be served and all of the crafting and eating will be for a donation of your choice.

YOUNG AT HEART ANNUAL COOKIE WALK AND LUNCHEON — Galion Baptist Church, 5670 Ohio 19, will have its Cookie Walk and Luncheon from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Family Life Center of the church. All proceeds go to the ministries of the church.

HEALING SERVICE — The Crestline United Methodist Church offers a monthly Healing Service, the second Sunday of the month.. The next one is Dec. 11 at 5 p.m. Anyone seeking healing, wholeness and health in their relationships, emotions, spiritual life, or body is welcome to attend this service. The service is an opportunity to be strengthened and refreshed by Christ’s healing presence!