Sad news: Death of Dorothy Theller on Monday, October 20. Please keep family and friends in thoughts and prayer. Arrangements handled by Engle-Shook Funeral Home.
Visitations held Friday, October 24 from 4 to 7 PM at the Engle-Shook Funeral Home in Tiffin and from 10 to 11 AM, on Saturday, October 25 at St. John’s United Church of Christ in Tiffin with the Rev. Pam Easterday officiating.
The memorial service will follow at 11:00 AM Saturday, followed by burial at Greenlawn Cemetery.
Memorial contributions my be made in her name to St. John’s United Church of Christ or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
More Sad News: Pat Shatzer's father, Richard Love has passed away. Keep the family in prayer, please. Details to come.
2014 United Church of Christ Neighbors in Need. During the month of October, we will receive the United Church of Christ Special Offering Neighbors in Need offering. Your gifts support UCC ministries of justice and advocacy, and 1/3 of these donations support the work of our Council for American Indian Ministry.
October also means that hunger is Mission 1 at St. John's United Church of Christ. The shelves are swept clean, delivered to Fish. Bring in your cans of soup and packs of toilet paper. Food stamps buy only food and drinks. When we provide detergents, soap, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products and TP, we provide necessities our needy neighbors cannot buy on their own. Are you or a family member walking in the November 2 Tiffin CROP Hunger Walk? Be sure to register ONLINE. Your kids or grandkids will get excited when Uncle Jim and Aunt Betty donate to their Walk and everyone watches their total grow.
Have Faith. End Hunger. Bread for the World Offering of Letters. This year's Bread for the World Offering of Letters will be a take-home project. Sample letters and addresses out soon. Learn More.
Tiffin CROP Hunger Walk. Raise Your Voice
Coming November 2. Tiffin CROP Hunger Walk!
What's Happening? Today? This Week? This Month? This Year? Find Out.
Tiffin CROP Walk? Walk! Pledge Online! Learn More.
United Church of Christ Literacy Initiative: Reading Changes Lives.
Vacation Bible School. All Over. But ... See What You Missed.
St. John's United Church of Christ. 10 Main Street (P.O. Box 615). Tiffin, Ohio. 44883. A Local Church with Global Vision.
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Sunday, November 2, 2014. Tiffin CROP Hunger Walk
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Ohio Conference Annual Gathering.
Saturday, June 14, 2014. Three locations. Cleveland, Columbus/Delaware and Dayton. Digitally connected. Learn More.
We Did it! A Jesus-thing. It's a First. An Experiment. Maybe a spectacle, but it was also in service to the wider Church. It will help us think through what it means to "go to the people" and be church in a digital age.
Tanner Mission. Shannon and Lee Helton were in Tiffin on Sunday, May 4, 2014. They shared a moment during worship and then gave a presentation during Fellowship Hour about the Tanner Mission in Romania. Shannon and Lee will be moving to Romania to work in the mission. Shannon is the daughter of Sandie & Bruce Tanner.
Visit our Fair Trade Store! Store is open during office hours, M/W/F - 9 AM - 12 Noon. Come in the Jefferson Street entrance. Open to all. New scarves, jewelry, musical instruments, stuffed animals, chocolate, olive oil, jams, and much more from producers around the world, working their way out of poverty. Improve the environment, protect children.
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United Church of Christ Ohio Conference
Northwest Ohio Association
UCC Disability Ministries
United Church of Christ Sermon Seeds
Tanner Mission Romania
The Morrison House
Seneca County Habitat for Humanity
Church World Service
Tiffin CROP Hunger Walk. Learn More
Partners For Just Trade
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United Church of Christ Stillspeaking Reflection - September 9, 2014 Humanity Revealed by Kenneth L. Samuel.
"Friends, why are you doing this? We too are only human, like you." - Acts 14:15.
As I write this devotional I, along with millions of admirers around the globe, am moved by the announcement of the death of Robin Williams. Investigators have identified suicide as the probable cause of death.
He introduced himself to us as the incredibly quick-witted and insanely hilarious alien in the 1970's hit TV series 'Happy Days' and in the spin-off series, 'Mork and Mindy.' And for the decades since his introduction, Robin Williams displayed a comedic genius and an acting prowess that indeed seemed out of this world.
As an A+ list comedian, an Oscar-winning actor and a notable humanitarian, Robin Williams defied the gravity of ordinary people and even soared beyond the orbit of fellow entertainers. Yet his death is a sober reminder to all of us that even clowns cry... sometimes. Despite his global success, he battled health problems and struggled with substance abuse and chronic depression for decades. Robin Williams was amazing. And he was also amazingly human.
People seem to need super-human heroes and icons. And when those heroes and icons are not real in fact, they are made real in the minds of the public. Paul and Barnabas had so impressed a group of citizens in an ancient Turkish town that Paul and Barnabas were declared supra-human gods. In order to dispel the illusion of their supra-human status, Paul and Barnabas tore their clothing to reveal their common humanity with the people who deified them.
In his life, Robin Williams allowed us to escape a certain reality through humor. In his death, he reminded us that he was one of us.
Prayer: God, in all of our extraordinary feats, keep us connected in common humanity. Amen.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Kenneth L. Samuel is Pastor of Victory for the World Church, Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Neighbors in Need. Toni Buffalo is a member of the UCC and the Lakota Nation
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Special Music in Worship. Youth Drums
One Great Hour of Sharing. United Church of Christ Special Offering
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Rev. Phil Hart guest preacher. October 12, 2014.
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2014 Spring Meeting, NWOA. Keynote - Jesus Has Left The Building.
2013 Special Summer Music. Recorders.
St. John's Lawn Chair Drill Team. Sanctuary Promo.
St. John's Lawn Chair Drill Team. Heritage Parade.
2013 St. John's Children's Christmas Pageant - Part 5.
An Updated David and Goliath.
Vision Plan of the United Church of Christ.
Changing Lives. Justice for Jesus.