Galion area church briefs

GriefShare group meets Mondays at St. Paul UMC

GALION — A GriefShare grief recovery support group will meet at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 746 Cherry St. on Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. This is a 13-week, Christ-centered, Biblical-based program that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. There are three major components to the GriefShare experience: (1) Videos featuring some of the nation’s foremost Christian experts on grief and recovery topics (2) Small group support/discussion (3) Workbooks for journaling and personal study exercises that reinforce the weekly topics.

Whether your bereavement experience is recent or not so recent, you will find encouragement, comfort, and help in grieving the loss of your spouse, child, parent, sibling, another family member or friend. This program offers you the opportunity to be around people who understand what you are feeling and, with God’s help, to bring you peace. For more information or to register, call Kathy Price at 419-468-7977 or Mary Carney at 419-845-3195.

Grace Point Church offering Thanksgiving meals

GALION —Grace Point Church in Galion will deliver a free turkey meal to homes of those in need on Thanksgiving. Call the church at 419-468-9648 to reserve your meal by Nov. 16.

Luncheon to benefit Christian education at Bucyrus church

BUCYRUS — After you vote, come feast at the annual Election Day Luncheon 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, November 6 at the Bucyrus United Methodist Church Outreach Center, 216 Hopley Ave., Bucyrus. In addition to dine-in or carry-out, you can have your meal delivered by calling 419-562-5061. The menu includes all homemade items: chicken and sloppy Joe sandwiches, bean and ham and beef and vegetable soups, corn muffins, Jell-o salads, pies, cakes and assorted beverages. Cost is by suggested prices or donations. The luncheon is sponsored by the church’s United Methodist Women. Proceeds this year go to the church’s Building Fund to create a Christian Education wing.

Doug Lessells to speak at Bucyrus community breakfast

BUCYRUS — Doug Lessells, Founder and President of FanMug, will be the guest speaker for the Men’s Community Breakfast at 7 a.m. Nov. 14 in the cafeteria at Bucyrus Community Hospital. Lessells also is a former TV sportscaster for NBC-4 Columbus. The breakfast will take place at the Bucyrus Community Hospital Cafeteria on November 14, 2018 at 7 a.m.