L of L communion eyed On April 9, a group of fifth-graders at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Bainbridge will experience Holy Communion for the first time. In the Lutheran church, there are two sacraments: Baptism and Holy Communion. Baptism generally occurs as an infant.
Confirmation set Confirmation practice for all candidates and their sponsors at Our Lady of Perpetual Help will be March 12 after the 11 a.m. Mass in the church. Candidates must turn in their "Reflection on and Evaluation of Confirmation Preparation" document no later than practice.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Aurora will present a Lenten Day of Reflection with the director of Little Rock Scripture Study -- Cacki Upchurch -- on March 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A morning session "Lost and Forgotten, Clothed and Dignified" will be presented at 10 a.m.
Pick up your subsMembers of the Church in Aurora who ordered Super Bowl Sunday sub sandwiches can pick them up Feb. 5 after either service in the fellowship hall. The sale benefits the workcampers, who received considerable support from the Aurora Farms Subway shop.
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Moms night nears A moms night out for members and guests of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church will be Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. at El Camino Restaurant. RSVPs are requested but not required. For details, call Shannon at 440-679-1325.
UM plans servicesArea residents are welcome to celebrate the birth of Jesus at Aurora United Methodist Church.A Christmas Weve candlelight service will be Dec. 24 at 7 p.m., with a Christmas Day service at 10:30 a.m.
UM men will meet The men's adult group at Aurora United Methodist Church will enjoy breakfast Dec. 18 at 8 a.m. at Nicky Smitty's. At 3 p.m., members of the church will go caroling and then return to the church for fellowship, cookies and hot chocolate.
Sewers to gather The Piecemakers will meet Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church to work on quilts and knit or crochet blankets and hats for the homeless, youths and babies. Bring a bag lunch if you plan to stay all day. For details, call Karen at 216-513-6444.
OLPH is on the go Several activities are coming up at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, including a parents night out Dec. 2 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Inmate gifts eyed Aurora Mennonite Church's missions committee is supporting the Way Out Christmas gift bags for inmates program again this year. Fliers are on the table in foyer showing the specific items needed. Items should be taken to the church by Dec. 8.
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Order poinsettias Poinsettia orders are being taken at the Church in Aurora for the Christmas season until Nov. 21. Order forms were in the Nov. 13 bulletin and will be on the chapel tables Nov. 20.
UM luncheon set A luncheon for women at Aurora United Methodist Church will take place Nov. 6 at Station 43. Tuesday morning women meet each week at 10 a.m. The praise team gathers Wednesdays at 7 p.m. to prepare for Sunday services, and UM 201 meets Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Chili cookoff set The Church in Aurora annual chili cookoff potluck will be Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Participants will taste the entries and vote on their favorite. Everyone is welcome to take their favorite chili or dessert. The committee will provide toppings.
Fall fest set at BaptistFirst Baptist Church of Aurora's fall festival will be Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m.. It is open to the community and My First School preschool families. Help is needed with food and games, and candy can be placed in the box in the foyer.
Book fair aids schoolFirst Baptist Church members can support My First School preschool by purchasing books at the Oct. 24-28 book fair. Each purchase earns credits for the school.The church's annual fall festival will be Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m.
3-H group will gatherThe 3-H Evening Group at the Church in Aurora will meet Oct. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Escape to review Chapters 5-8 of "Where I Am" by Billy Graham. For further details, call Kathleen Horak at 330-562-1930.The Nutcracker Sweets is coming up Oct. 14 from 10 a.m.
Rummage sale startsThe Church in Aurora's fall rummage sale is going on today (Oct. 5) and Oct. 6.Anyone interested in purchasing any of the cardboard cars used for Promiseland Drive-in, call Liz Sutter at 330-562-8266 ext. 224.
Play sessions to startPlay-N-worship sessions will start Oct. 18 for ages 4 and 5 and Oct. 20 for ages 2 and 3 at 10 a.m. The sessions are free and open to the public. Signups are possible on the church's website or by contacting Liz Sutter.Pastor Appreciation Month is in October.
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K of C clambake nears Our Lady of Perpetual Help's Knights of Columbus Council 14186 will host its annual clambake Oct. 1 at the church. Doors open at 6 p.m., with dinner served at 7.
Hope projects finishedHope Lutheran Church has completed several maintenance and improvement projects during the summer.Carpet was replaced in the narthex, with Carpet Remnants in Streetsboro doing the work.