Sunday, March 12, 9:30 a.m., First Lutheran Church, Wittenberg and High, observes Third Sunday of Lent with in-person and online worship, Interim Pastor Gil Santiago, Organist and Accompanist, Terry Donat, and Director of Music, Michael Koon. “may the God of all healing enfold us in love, fill us with peace, and lead us to wholeness and strength.” Text by Jayne Southwick Cool Wednesday, March 15, Noon, Midweek Lenten Service of three churches is hosted by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 712 N. Fountain. Three churches: St. John’s, First, and Good Shepherd are sharing the services. A light meal follows the noon service. 7 p.m., an evening Lenten service is preceded by a soup supper at 6 p.m.
Sunday, March 12, 10 a.m. First Baptist Church of Springfield is worshipping in church at 638 South Fountain Ave. with social distancing and CDC guidelines being observed. On the Third Sunday of Lent, Pastor Adam Banks will present a message on The Last Words of Jesus. Nancy Flinchbaugh will serve as Lay leader. Music will provided by the Women’s Trio composed of Joyce Webb, Claudia Fett, and Clara Copeland. Claudia Fett will lead the singing of the hymns. The service is also available online live at 10 a.m. through the church website www. first baptist spring field. org, or any time thereafter. 11 a.m. Children’s Sunday school will be held. At 11 a.m. the Adult Forum will meet in the lounge.
First Baptist is a diverse congregation that reflects the population of Springfield. More information about the church and its activities can be seen on its Face Book page and its website. Wednesday, March 15, 7 p.m. First Baptist Church’s Bible Study Group will continue its online discussion of the film series, The Chosen. For information, contact the church at 937325-5537.
HIGH STREET UMC
Sunday, March 12, High Street United Methodist Church, 230 E. High Street, Springfield, Pastor Cynthia Atwater 10 AM Church Service. Church Service Also Available Online at https:// www.highstreetunited.org/ sermons.html Updates on Website, Face Book, and through the Church Office at (937) 322-2527.
Tuesday, March 14, Central Community Kitchen. Located at High Street UMC, 230 E High Street, Springfield, OH 5:30-6:30 Serving Warm Meals Indoors. For more information, please call the Church Office at (937) 3222527.
Wednesday, March 15, Central Community Center / Living Waters Ministry. Located at High Street UMC, 230 E High Street, Springfield, OH. 1:30-3:30 Shower Ministry. For more information, please call the Church Office at (937) 3222527.
Sun. March 12: 10 a.m. The congregation of Northridge United Methodist Church, 4610 Derr Road, will gather to celebrate the third Sunday of Lent both in person and on Facebook. Pastor Ken Woode will speak on “Spreading God’s Love Through Living Water.”
In the coming days: the Quilters and Sewing Group will meet on Monday at 10 a.m.; the Bible Study will meet Wednesday at 11 a.m.; and the Walking Group will meet Wednesday and Saturday at 9:30 a.m. For further information about activities at the church call the church office at 937399-1909 or check the website: www.numc.life.