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11th annual Clothing Giveaway Sept. 11 and 12

ORRVILLE  Orrville Christian and Missionary Alliance has its 11th annual Clothing Giveaway Friday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Free clothing and accessories will be available at the Orrville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church lawn, East Chestnut Street. This year’s giveaway will be an all outdoors event.  The following weekend will be the rain date. Masks and social…

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Holy catfish! 400 pounds of fish ordered for 10th church event

PHOTOS PROVIDED Levi and Elmina Lee’s grandson, Tyler Lee, frying fish at Sonnenberg Mennonite Church’s 2019 Mississippi Catfish Fry. John Yoder, Darin Nissley and Dave Geiser breading fish at the 2019 event. KIDRON  Sonnenberg Mennonite Church has made modifications to its Mississippi Catfish Fry for health and safety reasons because of the pandemic. The event is expected…

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Drive-thru, carry-out Catfish Fry Sept. 5 at Sonnenberg Mennonite Church

PHOTO PROVIDED Tyler Lee, grandson of Levi and Elmina Lee, fries catfish at Sonnenberg Mennonite’s annual Catfish Fry in 2019. This year’s drive-thru, carry-out only event is Sept. 5. KIDRON  The 10th annual Mississippi Catfish Fry is 4-6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Sonnenberg Mennonite Church, 14367 Hackett Road, Kidron. The event is drive-thru carry-out only. The…

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Ring the bells: Tones of hope again heard from Dalton UMC

DGKN staff report DALTON  Residents and visitors were treated to the tunes of “Onward Christian Soldiers” and “It is Well with My Soul” during the village’s vehicle-only Memorial Day parade this year. Those melodies rang out from the tower at Dalton United Methodist Church at the northwest corner of Main and Church streets. This was the…

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National Guard delivers Dalton Baptist food pantry order

  Larry Huff prepares to help the National Guard unload boxes of food at Dalton Baptist Church earlier this month. (Photo provided) Earlier this month, Dalton Baptist Church was blessed to have its food pantry order from the Akron/Canton Food Bank delivered by the Ohio National Guard, according to information provided by the church. With…

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CHURCH NEWS Forney to preach at Dalton Baptist

Dr. Gary Forney will preach May 24 at Dalton Baptist Church. (Photo provided.) DGKN staff report DALTON  Dr. Gary Forney, executive director of All Points Baptist Mission, will be challenging Dalton Baptist Church, 400 Lincolnview Drive, for missions on May 24, during both the 10 and 11 a.m. services, according to a news release. Anyone is welcome…

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CHURCH NEWS: Mission Emphasis begins May 17 at Dalton Baptist

DALTON  Missionary Jerry Lantz will show a video of the work he and his wife, Atalias, are doing for the Lord in Brazil during the 10 a.m. Sunday school hour on May 17, at Dalton Baptist Church, 400 Lincolnview Drive. They will also answer questions about the work or the country of Brazil that the…

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Cogar, Wanda Ellen “Cookie”

SURFSIDE BEACH, SC — Wanda Ellen “Cookie” Cogar, age 86, of Surfside Beach, SC, formerly of Orrville, died Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at her home in Surfside Beach, following a period of declining health. Wanda was born on January 17, 1934, in Cedarville, West Virginia, to the late Romeo and Rose (White) Reed and graduated…

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Living Water Church has ‘virtual’ Daddy Daughter Dance

Graphic provided by Jason Boyer. DGKN staff report Living Water Church is hosting an online Daddy Daughter Dance. The dance is open to girls of all ages and their dads to dress up, enjoy dinner together, and meet in the living room for the church’s online dance, according to information provided. The virtual dance will be…

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Online Holy Week and Easter services

(PHOTO BY LISA McGINTY | LMc Photography) * Calvary Assembly of God 10 a.m. Sunday through Facebook Live: “Calvary A/G” or facebook.com/OrrvilleAG. * Dalton Presbyterian Church’s Holy Week services are open to the public and live on the pastor’s Facebook page at facebook.com/sally.fusek: Maundy Thursday at 6 p.m. (have Communion elements prepared for Holy Communion); Good Friday at noon;…

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