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Salem Mennonite Church has Thanksgiving auction

PHOTO PROVIDED The 134th annual Thanksgiving Service and Auction will be Thanksgiving Day with the auction beginning at 10 a.m. following the praise service at 8:45 a.m. at Salem Mennonite Church. KIDRON  Salem Mennonite Church Kidron will have its 134th annual Thanksgiving Service and Auction on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. The Thanksgiving praise service will…

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Kidron Mennonite Church has Fall Festival Sept. 24

  WHAT’S HAPPENING? Send calendar items to thedaltongazette@gmail.com. KIDRON — Kidron Mennonite Church has a Fall Festival 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the church, 3987 Kidron Road. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy a taste of fall and fun for all ages. Paint pumpkins, run through an inflatable obstacle course,…

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12th annual Catfish Fry for Missions at Sonnenberg Church

KIDRON  Sonnenberg Mennonite’s 12th annual Mississippi Catfish Fry for Missions will be Sept. 24th from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at Sonnenberg Mennonite Church, 14367 Hackett Road, Kidron. Dine-in and drive-thru service will again be offered this year. The menu includes Mississippi Catfish, hush puppies, pickles, cole slaw, apple sauce, and cookies/bars. Red-skin potatoes served for…

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WHAT’S HAPPENING? Chick-fil-A food truck returns to Kidron Mennonite

KIDRON A Chick-fil-A food truck will be at Kidron Mennonite Church parking lot, 3987 Kidron Road between 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. Entrees include Chick-fil-A sandwich, spicy chicken sandwich, 8-count nugget, grilled chicken cool wrap; market and southwest salads, waffle fries, cookies, brownies, sodas, sweet tea and lemonade.

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CULTURAL CONNECTIONS: Guatemalan man teaches, learns through hands-on work in Kidron

PHOTO BY CHRISTINA McCUNE | DGKN After earning a degree at Bluffton University and visiting and working in the Dalton and Kidron areas thanks to MCC’s International Volunteer Exchange Program, Wilmar Gonzalo Caal Botzoc gets ready to return to Guatemala. He learned farming techniques to bring back to his village, and shared with residents here about his culture.…

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Maple Syrup Festival time at Sonnenberg Mennonite

PHOTOS PROVIDED Michael Amstutz pours batter at the festival last year. Steve Zuercher checks the meat temperature at a previous Maple Syrup Festival. Pastor Mel Hathaway and his wife, Dottie, hold maple syrup at a previous festival at Sonnenberg Mennonite Church.   KIDRON  This may sound sappy, but success has stuck to the annual Maple…

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2022 Easter egg hunts and services

* Shady Lawn hosts a Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 9 at 15028 Old Lincoln Way, Dalton, beginning with pancake breakfast 9-10 a.m. Outdoor Easter Egg Hunt for children up to 10 years old will start promptly at 10 a.m. Masks and temps taken to enter inside for breakfast. Prizes and raffle baskets. *…

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Cantate Singers to perform Spring Concert in April

PHOTO PROVIDED The Cantate Singers at their 2018 concert. The 50-voice ensemble performs April 23 at Cornerstone Community Church in Dalton. DALTON   The Cantate Singers, a local vocal ensemble, is delighted to announce their upcoming Spring concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Cornerstone Community Church, 18600 Davis Road, Dalton. The theme of the…

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Kidron Mennonite has Community Christmas Dinner

KIDRON  Anyone in the community without holiday plans this year is invited to a carry-in Community Christmas Dinner 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 25 in the Kidron Mennonite Fellowship Building, 3987 Kidron Road. The gathering will begin at 11:30 a.m. with meal around noon. Ham, drink, and dinner rolls provided. Bring along a side for sharing…

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Christmas carols Dec. 24 at Sonnenberg Village

KIDRON  Anyone is welcome to enjoy Christmas carols beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 at the Welcome Center at Sonnenberg Village, 13497 Hackett Road, Apple Creek, just outside of Kidron. A group from Rock of Ages Church will perform a cappella four-part singing. Light refreshments will be served. The Welcome Center is the former Sonnenberg…

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