Sunday, November 18, 2018

CONGREGATIONAL BUSINESS MEETING TONIGHT - Sunday, Nov 18 • 6:30 p.m. • Johnson Fellowship Hall

Agenda Items:

• Nominations for 2019 Slate of Officers

• Transition information on written surveys and interviews

• 2019 Budget

IT'S ANGEL TREE TIME AGAIN It’s time to buy gifts for children with a parent who is incarcerated and to help them bridge the gap to restore that relationship. If you would like to bless a child in need this Christmas, you can pick a tag from the Angel Tree that will be set up in the Welcome Friends Center TODAY or next Sunday, November 25. All gifts need to be bought and brought back UNWRAPPED and placed in the box beside the Angel Tree by Sunday, December 9. Anyone interested in baking cookies, wrapping gifts and/or delivering gifts may sign up at the Angel Tree table. If you have questions, see Chery Lambdin at the Angel Tree table or call 440-213-5588.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY • FRIDAY, November 23 • 6:30 p.m. • Sanctuary – Our meeting will be on Friday this week due to Thanksgiving. Mary will be teaching the lesson on GIVE. Works can’t save us; but ACTIVE faith is important to God. Regardless of our personality and calling—we will learn how to “carry the message.”

CELEBRATE RECOVERY will be collecting single-individually wrapped rolls of wrapping paper for the Firefighter's Toy Drive again this year. Collection boxes will be in the Welcome Friends Center foyer November 25-December 14, 2018.

TURKEY BOWL “Football and Food!! – On Sunday, November 25 here at the church, Cornerstone and SPARK will start with a game of flag football at 3:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5:00. See you there!

HONORING OUR FAITH, BUILDING OUR FUTURE – There is excitement and great anticipation for what the Lord is going to do. We hope you will get those pledge cards filled out for the Sanctuary Renovation Project. Would you prayerfully consider what the Lord would have your give? Please place your pledge card in the offering plate by December 2.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SERVE ONCE A MONTH OR BE A SUBSTITUTE? Please contact CE Children & Family Life Director Heidi Shreve or Children’s Assistant Lisa Rambaud if you would like to service in this important ministry.

PART-TIME CUSTODIAN NEEDED – This person will be responsible for cleaning classrooms, bathrooms, offices, and common areas throughout the church as assigned. The hours will be 6:00-9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The duties will include securing the building each night. Applications are available at the church office. For more details, contact Elder of Stewardship, Phil Braisted.

VOLUNTEER TO HELP SALVATION ARMY: Our church is signed up to ring bells at the Red Kettles on December 14 & 15 at Giant Eagle. Time slots available from 8:45 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Cindy Wahl will be contacting our faithful volunteers from past years. If you want to volunteer that day, call Cindy at 330-312-2819. Almost 90% of the money collected stays in the Alliance Area.  


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