Enjoy family movie night
HOLMESVILLE — Family movie night at the Holmesville United Methodist Church, 317 E. Main St., will be Saturday, June 16 at 8 p.m. Enjoy the family movie "Planes" on the church lawn. Take your lawn chairs and blankets. Popcorn will be provided.
Messy Church to be June 17
SMITHVILLE — Smithville United Methodist Church, 243 N. Milton St., will hold Messy Church for two hours of free fun for all ages Sunday, June 17 from 4-6 p.m. Come as you are.
First Church of God VBS is June 18-21
WOOSTER — First Church of God, 1953 Akron Road, will hold "Polar Blast" VBS June 18-21 from 6-8 p.m. It is free for children entering preschool through sixth-graders. Register online: https://vbspro.events/p/events/9e7241. For questions, call 330-262-3691.
VBS in Millersburg June 18-22
MILLERSBURG — "Shipwrecked" VBS, will be held at Millersburg United Methodist Church from June 18-22. Kids discover that Jesus rescues them. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Family members and friends are encouraged to join the Sail Away Sendoff at 8 p.m. Kids at Shipwrecked VBS will join a missions effort to provide seeds for families in Haiti to grow food. Shipwrecked is for kids from Pre-K to fifth grade and will run from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 330-674-2641.
Central Christian selling barbecued chicken
WOOSTER — Barbecued chicken, fair-style, will be sold by the folks at Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster (across from downtown Buehler's) on Sunday, June 24 from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. A half-chicken, green beans, applesauce, roll, and pie will be available for $10. Half chicken only will be $7. Dine-in (beverage included) or carry out. This is a fundraiser to help pay for a new HVAC system. Tickets are available in the church office or at the door.
Holmesville UMC plans strawberry social
HOLMESVILLE — Everyone is welcome to the church lawn for a strawberry / homemade ice cream social Sunday, June 24 from 7-9 p.m. at Holmesville United Methodist Church, 317 E. Main St. There will be ice cream, strawberry shortcake, music and face painting.
McComas to speak in Winesburg
WINESBURG — All are invited to Longenecker Evangelical Anabaptist Fellowship to hear Evangelist Jim McComas share a message of hope and healing for individuals, families and communities affected by the struggles of addiction.
A former Wayne County resident, McComas is now based out of Nasvhille and since the loss of his son, Matthew, last year, he’s been traveling the U.S. delivering a message of encouragement to those wishing to break the chains of addiction.
He will speak Sunday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at the church, 2200 Township Road 606. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Smithville VBS to be July 9-13
SMITHVILLE — The community is invited to learn about "Babylon … Daniel’s Courage in Captivity!" at vacation Bible school July 9-13 from 6:15-8:30 p.m. Smithville’s United Methodist and Brethren churches will combine for VBS, held at Smithville Brethren Church, 193 E. Main St. All children completing a 4-year-old preschool through those who have just finished the fifth grade are invited. Register online at vbspro.events/p/smithvillevbs or call either of the church offices at 330-669-2371 or 330-669-2267.
Fun Fridays in Holmesville
HOLMESVILLE — Calling all kids. Fun Fridays will be every Friday in June and July at the Holmesville United Methodist Church, 317 E. Main St., from 3-4 p.m. Join in the fun on the church lawn for outdoor games, singing and snacks. For information, Shirley Croskey, 330-231-1482.
Free Bibles available
WOOSTER — Need a Bible? We can deliver/mail you one without cost or obligation. KJV Bible, New Testament, Large Print, Children’s Story Bible are available. Contact ?330-262-2287, 330-212-1704, 330-317-5347? or ?firstname.lastname@example.org?.
Visit the Holy Land Oct. 29-Nov. 9
WOOSTER — Join Pastor Bob Fetterhoff Oct. 29-Nov. 9 and visit Israel and Jordan. See Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, the Dead Sea, Petra and much more. First-class hotels, airfare from Cleveland, two daily meals, taxes and tips included for $5,979 per person. Up to $275 discounts for registrations before June 15. For information, 330-465-7670. RDFetterhoff@woostergrace.org.