News

  • Recycle Saturday will be the 1st Saturday of every even month.
  • If you would like to provide alter flowers, the sign up sheet is hanging up.
  • Congratulations to Pastor Elyse and Matt on the birth of Myles Joseph Cramer!!  If you have a Pastoral emergency you can call Pastor Darrin Harvey from the Sycamore UCC at the church 419-927-9707 or his cell 419-560-6579.
  • If you know of anyone who may benefit from receiving a Christmas tote of food, toiletries, and paper products, please let Erin Sherwood, Char Carrick, Susan Parker, or Dale Pennington know.  All names will be kept confidential.  
  • Advent daily devotionals, once again provided by the Society of St. Andrew, are available in both vestibules.  Avent coin boxes and envelopes are also available.  Your donation will help the Society of St. Andrew provide healthy food to the hungry people in the United States.
  • 2023 Offertory envelopes are now available in the back overflow room.  If you do not see your name and would like to use envelopes, please see Harry Traxler.
  • Sunday, December 18, we will be having a Christmas Talent Show during the worship hour.  Maybe you play the piano, organ, or a musical instrument.  Or maybe you sing, or dance, or enjoy reading poetry.  Any talent you would like to share with us will be welcomed.  See the sign up sheet posted on the TC.
  • The church has 5 anonymous Mohawk students’ names from the Mohawk Christmas Giving Tree as our Christmas Mission this year.  We have split up the tags to include either clothing or a special gift that they have requested.  If you would like to participate, take a tag from the tree in the back of the sanctuary.  It is suggested to spend approximately $25 for each tag.  All gifts need to be labeled with the child’s tag number which is referenced on the tag.  Please return your unwrapped gifts to the church by Sunday, December 11.  If you have any questions, please feel free to ask Erin Sherwood.
  • Help is needed to fill and place Christmas Eve luminaries.  Luminaries will be filled with sand on Wednesday, December 21 at 4:30pm in Steve Tanner’s barn.  Help is also needed to place them around the community Christmas Eve at 6:30pm, and then remove them following the Christma Eve service.  See the sign up sheet on the TC if you can help.
  • A Candlelight Christmas Eve service will be offered at 8pm December 24.  All are welcome.
  • McCutchenville’s Christmas Parade and festivities are this Saturday, December 10 at 1pm.  If you can join us on the church float along with the choir spreading Christmas cheer, be at the Heritage Co-op for the parade line up beginning at 12:15pm.  All are welcome.
  • A community Christmas Day dinner will be held on Christmas Day from 11am-1:30pm at Camden Falls in Tiffin.  This dinner is FREE so that no one is alone or hungry on Christmas Day.  Reservations are required by calling 419-455-4569.  All are welcome.
  • Just a reminder:  To help protect and respect the privacy of those sick/hospitalized/care facilities, be sure to obtain the family’s permission first before announcing or requesting prayers.  Please say something to Jan if their name may be added to the  bulletin or newsletter prayer lists.
  • Online Giving available! We now have the option of donating to the church by using a PayPal account on the front page of this website. See the DONATE button. PayPal is a secure and trusted payment service that allows the convenience of giving donation online. If you have questions, please talk to Robin Tong or Harry Traxler.
  • Monthly Mission Project
  • Christmas Fund
  • Monthly Ushers
  • Gina Dutcher and Roger McGuire
  • In Need Of Our Prayers
  • Tracy Frankart Brown (Extended Care)
  • Mike Inbody (Waiting for Kidney Transplant)
  • Dan Gucker (Cancer- Extended Care)
  • Jim Rinehart (Cancer- Extended Care)
  • Robin Hough (Rehab Hospital)
  • Phyll Barth (Home 24 hour care)