Upcoming News and Events

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For youth and Lads to Leaders information, click here.

 

Updated Services Schedule and Worship at Home – Sunday worship services have resumed and will also be live-streamed via YouTube at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. The sermon will also be live-streamed for those in the ASL community at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings. All those who attend the worship services are asked to wear a mask, practice social distancing, and observe the markers in the auditorium. The sermon, of course, is only one element of worship. We have prepared bags of single-serve communion kits that can be picked up at the church building (contact Mike) for those who prefer to continue worshiping at home. For those unable to get out to pick up communion items, please let Mike know and he will arrange for this to be brought to you. When you pick up your communion items, your contribution may be dropped off at that time for the collection on Sunday as well, or members may select “donate” in the members’ area and use PayPal. The YouTube channel also has recorded sermons (dating back to March 12, 2020), and several playlists of a cappella singing and also hymns with ASL interpretation. If you have ANY needs please let one of the Elders know, and we will do what we can to fill that need.

Please join us for the following Bible classes being taught via Zoom:

  • 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. – Adults (contact Paul Couch)
  • Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. – Adults (contact Earl Ash)
  • Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. – Ladies (contact Joyce Miles)
  • Fridays at 7:00 p.m. – Teens (contact Kwesi Corn) (note the change of day)

Men’s and Ladies’ Workshop – Save the date for the Men’s and Ladies’ Workshop featuring Lisa and Aubrey Johnson.  The theme will be “Get Fit.”  Mark Saturday, May 1 from 9:00 a.m. to noon on your calendar and plan to join us to get fit!  The men will also meet on Friday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. for another class session.

Men’s Retreat – Save the date!  The West Side Men’s Retreat will be held on October 1 and 2 at Camp CHOF in Dalton, Ohio.  The guest speaker will be Mike Johnson of Richmond, Kentucky.  The men, young men, and boys are encouraged to attend this dynamic event.  Join us for fellowship, food, fun, and outstanding spiritual lessons.  See Paul Couch or Earl Ash for details!

Congratulations – We would like to extend our congratulations to Alexandria (Allie) Couch who recently graduated Summa cum Laude from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (separate Baccalaureate Degrees in two disciplines).  We are very proud of your accomplishments and your amazing talents, Allie!  Congratulations are also extended to Kathryn Imhoff who was named to the President’s List at the University of Akron during the fall semester.  

Brother’s Keeper – Brother’s Keeper has been suspended for the time being.  When it resumes, the men and boys of the congregation are invited to join together to discuss individual needs, congregational matters and have a devotional.  Plan to join us for coffee and donuts at 9:00 a.m. when these events resume! Moving forward, the meetings will occur on the first Saturday of each month. 

Monthly Birthday Celebration (1st Sunday) – The birthday fellowship celebrations have been suspended indefinitely. Watch for updates.

Congregational Meal (3rd Sunday) – The fellowship meals have been suspended indefinitely. Watch for updates.

VBS 2020: The Vacation Bible School originally scheduled for June 23-27 has been canceled for this year due to the pandemic.  2021 VBS is TBD at this time.

 

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