Advanced Care Planning

Christ the King LutheranWhat Your Family Needs to Know at the End of Life
DATE: Sunday, September 21st

TIME:  2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

LOCATION: Christ the King parish center meeting room  (4100 Harvest Lane, Toledo, OH 43623)

~ Understanding Catholic Ethics and Medical Treatment

~ Living Will and Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions

~ When Treatment Becomes a Burden

~ Options for Organ Donation

Receive a FREE Diocesan Legacy Kit for all your important documents
Personal Funeral Planning
Create a Personalized Vigil Service, Funeral Mass, and Final Requests

Fr. Bill Rose, Pastor – Complete Guidelines for Liturgical Plans, Scripture, Songs
Ansburg West Funeral Directors – Navigating Our Final Choices, Writing the Obituary & Eulogy

Catholic Cemeteries – Understanding Catholic Burial Options

Choir Seeking Good Singers

Clarence SmithcsccDo you like to sing?
Is there a performer hidden within you?
If you can answer “yes” to any of these questions, then, The Clarence Smith Community Chorus (CSCC) is for you! The chorus is presently looking for those persons who wish to further develop their musical interests and skills. The CSCC is a team of individuals who enjoy performing while challenging and strengthening their musical and artistic gifts.
The chorus specializes in the performance of Negro spirituals and is dedicated to its preservation as well as the performance of musical styles including classical, jazz, and Broadway. Its membership is diverse and comes from all walks of life. The CSCC is unified by their mutual love of great music and bringing it to life by way of stirring performances. Do something special for yourself and your community. Join today!

For interviews and further information, please contact Clarence Smith, (419) 534-2299 or visit us online at www.cscchorus.com. You may write to us at: Engagements@cscchorus.com

Zion Lutheran Rally Day

rally-day-2010_356x310Zion Lutheran Church 8307 Memorial Hwy. Ottawa Lake, Michigan is having a Rally Day celebration on (September 7, 2014) between 12:00 pm and 2:30 pm. All are welcome to come for fellowship and enjoy Chicken and Pulled Pork with sides. There will be pony rides, and games for the kids and Horse shoes for the guys. Donations are appreciated. For more details contact Pastor Ron Winslow
(419-699-2500).

Fundraiser for Pastor Tim Eis

fundraiserI am contacting you to request your help in getting out the news for a fundraiser. I hope you can help!  This fundraiser is for Pastor Tim Eis at First Baptist Church of Oregon, OH.  It is to help him with medical expenses that he has incurred.

The First Baptist Fundraiser for Pastor Tim Eis will be Thursday, Sept. 11 from 10:00am to 8:00pm at the Bob Evans Farm Restaurant at 2849 Navarre Ave. Oregon, OH. Dine to make a Difference!  15% of the cost of the meal will be donated to Pastor Tim Eis when a flyer is presented at the checkout!  Need a flyer?  Call 419 693 4827.

WINNING THE GAME OF LIFE

Pastor MosesLast month many people around the world became what many would consider fanatics.  What was the reason?  The World Cup.

The World Cup is the biggest sporting spectacle in the world. Thousands of people are attracted to this event.  It involves teams from different countries playing soccer.  During this time many fanatics stay home from work to watch their country play a game on television. The games produce passion, loyalty and desire in many people including myself. For many there was joy because their team won.  For others there was sadness and anger because their team lost.

At the end of the game of life, will you be a winner?  This was the question that was asked by a football coach a few years ago.Soccerphoto 1

( Photo: Latin America winners of the Who’s My Neighbor festival soccer tournament.)

My question for us today is the following.  Do we have passion, loyalty and desire for the things of God?  Do we desire to be faithful to our Lord to be a champion before His eyes?  At the end of our life on this earth, will we hear this?  “His master replied, “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.  Come and share your master’s happiness!”  Matthew 25:21

My desire is that you as a believer can continue to battle to win the game of life that you’re in. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses.  1 Timothy 6:12.  Don’t give up!  The conflicts of life will not overcome you. You belong to the team of Jesus Christ, He has never been defeated.  Not even death was able to defeat Him.  What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?  Romans 8:31  No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.  Romans 8:37

Pastor Moses Rodriguez
Iglesia Hispana Evangélica
(complex of Calvary Church theater #3)
419-893-2171 pastormosesrodriguez@yahoo.com

Pastoral Installation Ceremony at Third Baptist Church, Toledo

  Third Baptist ‘A Pastor Chosen by God’ is the theme of the 2-day Pastoral Installation Ceremony when Reverend Dr. K. David Johnson will be installed as pastor of the historic Third Baptist Church, 402 Pinewood Avenue.
          Reverend Johnson is a retired Naval Chaplain with more than 30 years experience providing pastoral counseling and leadership around the world.  His pastoral expertise includes teaching, preaching, inspiring and motivating a diverse congregation or organization, fiscal management and building an active, progressive congregation. He has received numerous awards and honors including – 1985, Outstanding Man in the Community (Oakland, CA) and ‘Who’s Who Among American College and University Students. He is a native of Berkley, CA.
          On Saturday, August 2 a formal banquet will be held in the Third Baptist Church Fellowship Hall beginning at 6 p.m. Reverend James Willis, Regional Board Member for ABC/Ohio and the Moderator for the Toledo Area American Baptist Association and Pastor of St. Paul Baptist Church is the speaker.
          Reverend Willis commented, ‘Dr. Johnson possesses a very humble spirit.  I’m not one to take to people without careful observations.  As I continue observance of Dr. Johnson, I can see the passion that he has for the love of God.  I believe Dr. Johnson was selected to lead Third Baptist Church because this was a part of God’s plan for such a time as this.’
          The ‘Installation Ceremony’ continues on Sunday, August 3.  Reverend Geoffrey V. Guns, former president, Virginia State Baptist Convention will speak at 11 and later at 4 p.m.
          Reverend Gun said, “Rev. Dr. K. David Johnson is a tremendous blessing to our congregation.  He is professional and knowledgeable of the contemporary NT church and its ministries.  He loves God’s people and is very spiritual. Dr. Johnson is committed and capable of building God’s Kingdom on earth.”
 
          For more information, including purchasing banquet tickets contact – Reverend Barbie Harrison.  419.598.5633

Church Block Party and VBS

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Northwood Baptist Church is located at
566 E. Florence Ave. Northwood OH 43619
Both events will be at this location.
1.  Saturday July 26, 2014  Block Party Celebration to kick off Vacation Bible School   Noon – 4pm
     Everything is FREE.  Food, Ice Cream, Yard Games, Bounce House for the Kids, Music.
     Come and join us for an afternoon of FUN & and register your child for VBS.
2.  Sunday July 27 – Thursday July 31  6:00 PM – 8:00 PM    Vacation Bible School Week
     For children Kindergarten through 6th Grade.  Bible stories with crafts, games, music & snacks.

Evangelist Ben Fitzgerald from Redding, California….

Ben477827_1_e9135b Will be at Oasis Christian Fellowship on July 25 at 7 p.m. for an evening of worship and ministry.
Ben Fitzgerald is the Neighborhood Outreach Pastor from Bethel Church in Redding, California. Ben was born and raised in Australia, is the founder 
of the Empowered Evangelist Network, and will be returning to northwest Ohio to share amazing testimonies of outreach and healing, equipping and 
outpouring of the Holy Spirit! There will be a love offering taken. 
More about Bethel 
Location
Oasis Christian Fellowship is located at 400 Enterprise Road in Wauseon, Ohio. For additional information call: 419-335-9800

For Men Only – Conquer Series – The Battle Plan for Purity

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This is a five part video series that we are making available to the Body of Christ. It was developed by the Pure Desire Ministry – Dr. Ted Roberts. A three minute introductory video can be found at – http://www.puredesire.org/home-english/ Continue reading »

Freedom


      Oppression, slavery, lies, disease and injustice are part of a person who is not free, you do not walk alone and always subjected to this pattern. These are the same qualities that our country was under the rule of England, until a man who took the lead and spread to the other person who suffered this attack on their lives, inspiring them to seek freedom, and out of all this oppression receiving leading them to have independence, forming a status where they had freedom with justice, peace, and joy same treatment.
     We can tell you that this story is an example of another true story that already happened long ago Avia. Yes!, A leader who stood up to bring these same qualities, but until today many men or women have not wanted to admit it. His name is Jesus.
      Being one day with other people who were watching determinedly took a parchment where he remembered these words Avian already mentioned but nobody paid any attention, and said the following The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to release the oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord‘s favor. Luke 4:18-19
      The aim of Jesus is to bring freedom and liberty you can ask that? Freedom from sin, oppression giving, sadness and injustice. All this has already been declared for more than 2,000 years ago, this was signed and agreed with his death and resurrection, the problem that we have not wanted to accept him as our leader that leads to independence from sin. We have the opportunity to enjoy complete freedom in but we did not want to accept, so if you want to celebrate the Independía begins with our Lord Jesus.

On behalf of the Christian Voice want to wish Happy Independence Day.
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