Festival celebrates Council of Religious Education’s 100th anniversary

SIDNEY — The Council of Spiritual Education and learning is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a just one-working day pageant Saturday, July 16, on courtsquare, from 1-4 p.m.

Reside Christian audio will be executed by a variety of church associates from Sidney. At 12.30 p.m., Steve Holt, St. John’s Lutheran Church, will kick the afternoon off. He will be followed at 1 p.m., by Mike Nicol, Redeemer Lutheran Church.

At 2 p.m., Gabe, from the Sidney Apostolic Temple, will choose the phase. At 2:30 p.m., Charles Williams, Russell Street Church, will be the performer.

At 3 p.m., Josten Carpenter, Jessica Scott, Kelton Moore and Kelly Laber from Celebrate Recovery will carry out. To conclude the performances at 3:30 p.m. will be Jonathan and Stephanie Hale, Connection Issue Church.

Sound tools for the performances has been donated by Russell Highway Church.

The dunk tank will be manned from 1-3:45 p.m. Using the “hot seat” will be 1 p.m., Seth Middleton 1:30 p.m., Mike McRill 2 p.m., Sheriff Jim Frye 2:30 p.m., Bryce Stewart 3 p.m., Arthur Franklin 3:30 p.m., Jennie Freeman and 3:45 p.m., Shavon Puckett.

The dunk tank has been donated by Biggins Modest Motor Repair.

Various event stations have been prepared throughout the afternoon. Individuals contain snacks by the Council of Religious Instruction Impediment Training course by the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Ring Toss by Katie Robinson of Revive Ohio Magic Show by Eliana Fink Cornhole by Nathan Phillips Confront Portray by Jolene Williams Bubbles by Abby Wagner of Sidney Initial United Methodist Church Treats by Dick Dray of Sidney Christian Academy Ventriloquist by Marcia Beerman of Redeemer Lutheran Church Cross Craft by Marcia Beerman of Redeemer Lutheran Church Action Webpage by Patti and Randy Moore of Rejoice Recovery Video games by The Salvation Military Basketball Wagon by Seth Middleton and Tattoos by Significant Daily life Ministries.

The Council of Spiritual Schooling will be providing out door prizes just about every 30 minutes to these who fill out surveys at its booth.

Any Christian-based mostly firm who would like to take part in the celebration stations should really make contact with Shavon Puckett at 937-538-8983.

The annual rooster evening meal, sponsored by The Council of Religious Training, will also be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The charge of the dinner is $10 and incorporates 50 percent of a hen or boneless pork chop, roll and butter, applesauce and potato chips.

For the past 100 decades, many Sidney space parents have picked to give their little ones a religious training alongside their usual school education and learning through the “released-time” plan set forth by the Council of Spiritual Education Inc. (Main) at Sidney Metropolis Universities. CORE’s mission because 1921 has been “to attain kids through Sidney who have not experienced the option to master God’s Word” and to enhance classes they have discovered at house. They have succeeded in their mission for a century now with hopefully quite a few far more a long time to occur.

According to Main President Scott Dorsey, “I consider this software assists to make far better citizens in our neighborhood. We have been in assistance to the local community for 99 decades, and there is a ton of new plans coming up, but we’re nevertheless the oldest.”

This calendar year, Main applied a new trailer classroom to use together with its cell unit, just one of which is at this time serving Emerson Elementary College. Alterations all over university plan, these as its restructuring of the elementary educational institutions, have created it a lot more tough for Main to remain a practical part of university student instruction. To maintain up with the modifications, there are now two academics, Shavon Puckett and Brenda Thompson, who serve in each and every of the models owned by Core and now instruct the initially and 2nd grades at Sidney Metropolis Schools.

The Council of Religious Education held 2021 rooster and pork chop dinners at the Menard’s parking large amount. James Hemmelgarn, of Sidney, who procured four chicken and four pork dinners, waits for Ed Johnson, of Sidney, get his purchase completely ready. Johnson is a member of the council.