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Maple Syrup Festival benefits local ministries

Need to know What: 25th annual Maple Syrup Festival – Pancake and Sausage Breakfast When: 7-10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15 dine-in or drive thru Where: Sonnenberg Mennonite Church, 14367 Hackett Road, Kidron Cost: By donation PHOTOS PROVIDED Michele and Jeremy Patterson mixing pancakes. Lukas and Todd Zuercher make perfectly shaped pancakes at a previous Maple…

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Local residents walk ‘where Jesus walked’

PHOTOS PROVIDED Rich Shetler and Jon Fielitz were among local residents who went on a trip with Smithville Mennonite Church to the Holy Land around the New Year. Rich Shetler, member of Smithville Mennonite Church, rides a camel in Israel. Smithville Mennonite Pastor Todd Martin and his son, Thaddeus, on a tour this winter to…

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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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