Galion area church briefs: Bible school, Sacred Heart Festival, community meals, Crestline Music Fest


Bible School at Christ United Methodist Church

GALION —Christ United Methodist Church is hosting a free Vacation Bible School program July 23-27 at the church, 130. E. Walnut St. Bible School is 6-8 p.m. each evening. Dinner will be available at 5:15 p.m. Call 419-468-1504 for information.

Sacred Heart School festival is July 23

SHELBY — Sacred Heart School’s 124th annual festival will be Sunday, July 23. The festival is held on the parish grounds, 5742 Ohio 61 between Crestline and Shelby. This family-oriented festival runs from 11 am. to 10 .m.

Join the fun and be a part of more than a century of tradition. The highlight of the festival is the half-chicken (barbecued on the parish grounds) or ham dinners. They include homemade dressing, pies or cake. The big meal includes mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, roll and butter, pickled eggs and beets, choice of applesauce or coleslaw, choice of coffee, iced tea, milk, chocolate milk, or lemonade is included in the $9 adult meal. A small meal of a quarter of a chicken with all the trimmings is $7.

Community dinner July 26 at St. Paul UMC

GALION — St. Paul United Methodist Church, 746 Cherry St., Galion, will have a Community Outreach Dinner on Wednesday, July 26t, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Dinners are always the last Wednesday of the month. Donations will be accepted. Carry-outs will be available. There is no home delivery.

Free community meal July 27 at Trinity Lutheran

GALION — Trinity Lutheran Church, 291 N. Union St., Galion will serve its free community meal from 5-6 p.m. on July 27. Doors will open at 4:45 p.m.

Music Fest in Crestline will help local teachers

CRESTLINE — First United Methodist Church of Crestline will have its Music Fest on Saturday, Aug. 26, starting at 4 p.m. at the church, 202 N. Thoman St. There will be music, food and fun so please bring a lawn chair and enjoy this free community event.

The music lineup includes: In His name at 1 p.m.; Martin and Danean at 2 p.m.; Open Arms Church at 3 p.m.; Mike Bomgardner at 4 p.m.; Frank Boyd, Jr. at 5 p.m.; RACE Ministries (Dale Powers) at 6 p.m.; Healing Sons at 7 p.m.; Back to Eden at 8 p.m.; and Created Music Project at9 p.m.

The church is asking for donations of items to help supply the teachers of Crestline. Donations may include pencils, pens, lined paper, Clorox or Lysol wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, paper clips, masking tape, packing tape, standard size staples, paper towels, dry erase markers, and anything that teachers purchase for the classroom from their own funds. This is a great time to stock up because the back-to-school sales have already started. Items can be dropped off at the church anytime, or bring them to the Music Fest on. Aug. 26. Call 419-566-0201 for information.