FIRST MENNONITE CHURCH
J. N. Smucker, Pastor
9:30 Sunday school, under the
direction of Mr. C. D. Hilty classes
for all ages.
10:30 Worship Service.
6:30 Intermediate Christian Endeav
7:30 Junior C. E.
7:30 Union services last evening
of week of Prayer services at Pres
byterian church. Rev. W. L. Har
Resolve to attend Church regularly
somewhere during 1944. We all need
the spiritual resources available to
CHURCHES OF CHRIST
9:30 a. m. Sunday school
10:30 a. m. Communion service
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY
Sunday services at 10:30 a. m.,
Testimonial meeting at 7:30 Wed
The reading room at the church
is open every Wednesday from 2:00
to 4:00 p. m. The public is invited
to all services and to visit the read
This society is a branch of the
Mother Church, the First Church of
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass.
W. L. Harmony, Pastor
9 a. m. Sunday school
Union prayer service in this
church, Friday at 7:30 p. m.
EVANGELICAL & REFORMED
V. C. Opperman, Pastor
9:45 a. m. Church school
10:45 a. m. Morning worship
Choir rehearsal Thursday evening
at 8:30 o’clock.
Catechism instruction Saturday
morning, Jan. 8 at 9:30 at St. John’s
Consistory will meet Monday even
ing, Jan. 10, at 8:00 o’clock.
9:30 a. m. Morning Worship
10:30 a. m. Church school
Installation services in connection
with morning worship
The Ladies Aid society meets at
the home of Miss Matilda Mueller.
Thursday afternoon, Jan. 6, at 2:00.
Choir Rehearsal Thursday evening
Catechism instruction Saturday
morning, Jan. 8, at 9:30 a. m.
We’re out to win this war!
That means that your present
kitchen range must do the job
for the duration. But, when the
war is done, and peace is de
clared ... there’ll be a new Gas
Range waiting for you. Yes!
New in so many respects that
today’s idea of cooking con
venience will seem like ancient
The Consistory of St. John’s church
will meet on Thursday evening, Jan.
6, at 8:30 o’clock.
EBENEZER MENNONITE CHURCH
Arnold C. Schultz, Pastor
7:30 p. m. Bible study.
8:30 p. m. Choir practice.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
10:30 a. m. Morning worship.
Sermon topic: “Herodias and Her
3:30 p. m. Radio program from
7:30 p. m. C. E. programs for all
8:30 p. m. Evening Service. The
subject of the sermon will be “The
Present World Crisis in the Light of
You are invited to attend the
I services of the church.
Stanley Rupp, Pastor
7:30 Prayer meeting
9:30 Sunday school
10:30, Morning worship.
7:30, Young People’s meeting.
8:30, Evangelistic Services.
A. F. Albro, Pastor
7:30 Prayer meeting
7:30 Ladies society, Mrs. Chas.
9:30 Sunday school.
10:30 Morning worship.
7 p. m. Children’s Church
7 m. Young People’s Society
7:30 p. m. Evangelistic service.
FIRST METHODIST CHURCH
J. A. Weed, Minister
Wednesday, 7:30 p. m. Week of
prayer union service at Defenceless
Mennonite church. J. A. Weed,
Thursday, 7:30 p. m. Union
service, at First Mennonite church.
Rev. V. C. Opperman, speaker.
Junior choir rehearsal.
Friday, 7:30 p. m. Union service
at Lutheran church. Rev. A. C.
9:30 to 11:15 a. m.—Combined ser
9:30 a. m.—Morning worship, with
installation of W. S. C. S. officers
for 1944. Sermon topic: “The Task
Insure Your Freedom From
How? By investing your money
regularly in U. S. War Bonds,
and holding them to buy your
New Gas Range. Make today9s
dream tomorrow9s reality.
'Buy U. S. War Bonds!
WEST OHIO GAS CO.
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and the Vision.”
9:45 a. m.—King’s Guards will
10:30 a. m.—Dismissal to classes
for lesson study.
11:15 a .m.—Girl’s Chorus Rehear-
11:15 a. m.—Meeting of officers
and teachers of church school
6:30 p. m.—Youth Fellowship
7:30 p. m.—Union service at Pres
byterian church. Rev. W. L. Har
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Ernest N. Bigelow, Pastor
Morning worship, 9:30.
Church School, 10:30.
Mr. Edgar Begg, Supt.
The Women’s Missionary society
will meet for an all day meeting on
Wednesday, Jan. 12, at 10:30 at the
home of Mrs. William Reichenbach.
There will be a pot-luck dinner at
noon. This is the annual election of
Church school, 9:30. Mr. Norman
Morning Worship, 10:50.
Union service 7:30, Rev. W. L.
Sunday’s sermon: A Way to Pray.
“I read in a Book
Where a man called Christ
Went about doing good.
It is very disconcerting to me
That I am so easily satisfied
With just going about.”
Where Our Soldier
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Ft. Monmouth, N. J.
Pfc. Wilhelm A. Amstutz, Jr.
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Pvt. Raymond E. Holden
RLT 1146 R. D. M. C. B.
San Diego 41, Calif.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Mefner of
Lima were Friday guests of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Ash and son
of Brockport, N. Y., were Tuesday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Burdette
Miss Ruth Alice Thompson of
Lima spent her Christmas vacation
with Mr. and Mrs. Dorance Thomp
son and family.
Miss Jennie Roberts and Miss
Gladys Guyton spent the week end
with Mr. and Mrs. Carl Guyton and
family of Sylvania.
Mrs. Margaret Robenolt and son
Gene of Beaverdam and Mrs. Gret
chen Heiser and son Lougene were
Thursday dinner guests of Mrs.
John Hullibarger of Lima was a
Sunday guest of his mother, Mrs.
John Hullibarger, Sr.
Mrs. Daisy Winegardner of Lima
was a Sunday caller of Mrs. Jennie
Eversole and Mrs. Carrie Lentz.
Miss Estle Fanshier of Lima. Miss
Elva and Miss Martha Fanshier of
Xenia were guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Avery Fisher the past week.
Gilbert Althous, Glendoris Althous,
Edward Stoodt, Richard Stoodt, Dor
othy Kempher, Edna Mae Kempher,
Mary Kempher, Waneta Ransbottom,
Marcine Ransbottom, Elizabeth Fish
er, Stanley Salter, Fred Sumney.
Jeanne Sumney, Loretta Grady, Har
old Grady, Frances Arthur, Christine
Arthur, Paul Arthur, Edison Snyder,
Henry Stump, Tom Matz and Rev.
Arthur attended candle light service
at the Methodist church New Years
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Stoodt and
children were Sunday evening guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Grady.
Church services are being conduct
ed at the Methodist church. They
are sponsored by the Congregational
Christian and Methodist churches
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Burden and
daughter of Lima were New’ Year’s
day guests of Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Hawk and family.
For dehorning cattle call G. H. Ed
wards, 223 Jefferson St., Findlay, O.
No bleeding and arteries masculated.
Service hulls delivered any time ex
cept Sunday. Phone Ada, Red 1360.
C. N. Long & Son. tf
For sale—Six year old gelding well
broke, wt. 1500 also a few more
Can’t Clog hog feeders. Joe Follas,
Bluffton phone 648-R.
For sale—9 Angus heifer calves,
wt. 380 lbs., home raised will sell any
or all. L. E. Cook, Beaverdam phone
For sale—Pair seven year old hors
es and harness practically new. R. C.
Klingler, 1% miles south and U mile
east of Beaverdam.
For sale—Purebred Jersey cow with
second calf by side. Millard Herr,
Will trade—Good 6 year old horse
for gcod fresh cow. Call Blutlton
For sale—Several gilts to farrow’
next month. Stanley Bixel, 21-z
miles north of town.
THE BLUFFTON NEWS, BLUFFTON, OHIO
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Lugibill
visited Sunday with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Lugibill. Their other
children were all there and a basket
dinner was served. Francis left
Tuesday for New York, where he is
stationed. Mrs. Lugibill left for
Chicago, where she is employed.
Ray Marshall who was operated
for a ruptured appendix several
weeks ago at the Community Hospi
tal at Bluffton was able to leave the
hospital on Sunday. He is improv
ing slowdy but satisfactorily..
Mrs. Anna Spallinger, who has
been seriously ill for the past two
weeks with a heart ailment is very
low at this writing at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Walter Haas east
Mrs. Jacob Schnegg, who has been
bedfast for the past three weeks with
pneumonia is up part of the time
although quite weak she is slowly
Miss Ida Lory who spent the past
week with Mrs. Katie Lory in Bluff
ton, returned to her home Wednes
Mrs. Sam Welty and Mrs. David
Reichenbach are at the bedside of
their daughter and sister, Mrs. Willis
Althaus in Ashland, who fractured
her hip last Sunday when she slipped
and fell on the ice.
Mrs. Clarence Jones and two
youngest children of Quito, Ecuador,
S. A., who recently arrived in the
States are visiting with her parents
I Rev. and Mrs. A. D. Welty of Lima
for some time. Her husband Clarence
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radio station in Quito expects to
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A farewell service was held for
Rev. and Mrs. Suckau of Berne, Ind.
a week ago Sunday, when Rev. Suckau
also gave his farewell sermon at the
First Mennonite church of which he
was pastor for the past 15 years.
They left for their new home at
Omaha, Nebraska last week where
Rev. Suckau will serve as president
of Grace Bible Institute. A love
offering which was taken for them
amounted to $1130.00. According to
a report from Berne, Missionary
John P. Suderman, will temporarily
serve as minister of the large First
Mennonite church there until the
congregation finds a new pastor.
Mrs. Elizabeth Flath and sister
Miss Mary A. Hilty of near Mt.
Cory are spending some time with
friends at Florida. They were Christ
mas dinner guests in the home of
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Amstutz near
Leesburg, Fla. For 13 years the
Amstutz family and Mrs. Flath lived
on adjoining farms near Rockport.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Neucr.sch
wander, of Butler, Ind., visited Sun
day with her daughter Mrs. Kenneth
Zuercher and family of Lima and
her sister, Mrs. Clara Geiser.
Elias Zimmerly of Wadsworth
visited over the week end at the
home of his brother Melvin Zimmerly
and other friends and relatives. He
was enroute to his home after visit
ing in Ft. Wayne.
Charles Suter spent last week at
the home of his parents. He is at
present stationed at Grottoes, Va.
Rev. Forrest Musser, pastor of the
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JANE I’XKKER DELIC1OI S
Grace church is to be one of the
judges at a peace declamation con
test which is to be held at Defiance
Rev. and Mrs. Clayton Steiner,
missionaries from Peru, South
America are to speak at St. John
church Sunday evening. Mrs. Stein
er is also to speak at the Women's
Missionary society meeting at the
same church this Thursday after
Forrest Kessler is at present blood
testing flocks of poultry for Jorg’s
Menno Augsburger who has been
numbered among the sick for the
past few weeks is improving at this
John Kinsinger became quite ill the
last of the week and was taken to
the Bluffton Hospital for treatment.
Miss Ruth Bixel was taken from
the Community hospital last Friday
to their home and is getting along
John Kinsinger is seriously ill with
pneumonia in Bluffton hospital.
Sarah Jean, daughter of Rev. and
Mrs. Kenneth Geiger is spending two
weeks at the home of her grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hiram Geiger
Various churches of the community
held their annual business meetings
on New Year’s Day.
Many homes of this vicinity gladly
opened doors for the New Year’s
Rev. and Mrs. D. J. Unruh were
in Berne, Indiana, Sunday. Rev.
Unruh spoke at one of the rural
churches near Berne.
Rev. Lester Hochstettler of New
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THURSDAY, JAN. 6, 1944
ton, Kansas is to he the speaker at
the Pre-Easter Service at the Grace
The officers elected at the annual
meeting of the St. John congregation
on New Year’s day were: Deacon,
Clarence Schneck trustee, Warren
Bridenbaugh chorister, Earl Lehman,
ass’t. Charles Boehr pianist, Anna
Ruth Lehman, ass’t., Susie Welty
treasurer, Maurice Grismore sec.,
H. M. Kohli Head usher, Ambrose
Basinger. Member of music commit
tee, Mrs. Homer Reichenbach cor
respondent to Mennonite, Mrs. P. J.
Boehr, correspondent to Bundesbote,
Charles Lora sold his 74 acre
farm west of Bluffton to A. J. Sel
horst of near Col. Grove. Possession
will be given March 1 after which
Mr. Lora expects to move to Bluff
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all, N. C., until Friday of this week.
Guests were: Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Badertscher of Anderson, Ind. Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Rettig and son of
Jenera Miss Emma Andrews, Mr.
and Mrs. Otis Fett and daughters,
Mr. and Mrs. P. P. Badertscher and
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Afternoon callers were Mr. and
Mrs. K. Campbell of Lima and Har
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