Wyant Woods Nursing Home – Join us as we visit the Wyant Woods Nursing Home (200 Wyant Woods Road in Akron) the first Sunday of each month as our church family provides a worship service and singing for the residents. We begin at 2:45 p.m. in the first-floor cafeteria/common room. Also, be sure to sign the birthday cards for the Wyant Woods residents. The cards will be on the tables in the back of the auditorium or see Mildred Linville.
Lads to Leaders and Leaderettes – Our young men and young ladies have been preparing and serving meals. Thank you for caring for our church family! You are appreciated. They have also been busy making origami frogs for nursing home residents. In addition, the youth collected new and gently used shoes for the Soles for Souls outreach.
The young people learned to prepare communion for the worship services. Thank you to the families who participated.
Bible Bowl – Thank you to the Doss/Boon family for hosting a Bible Bowl Fun Night on November 8! All the youth at West Side are invited to attend and take part in the next event coming in January!
Congregational Meal – Be sure to join us for the next congregational meal on November 17. After the meal we will have a short devotional. After the devotional, we will be emptying the trailer and moving items back into the newly renovated kitchen. There will be no evening service this day. Please join us!
Monthly Birthday Celebration – We’ll have our December birthday celebration after morning services December 1. This will be followed by a devotional and no evening service.
Brother’s Keeper – The next monthly breakfast meeting will be on December 7 at the church building. All men/boys of the congregation are invited to attend. The men will discuss individual needs, congregational matters and have a devotional. Please plan to join us at 9 a.m.!
West Side Ladies – Please mark Sunday, December 8 on your calendar as we will be having a very important meeting. The morning worship will conclude at 11:15 am that day at which time the ladies will meet upstairs, and the men will meet downstairs to discuss areas of service for 2020. The meeting will end by noon that day, and the ladies will be asked to complete a survey as a follow-up to the presentation. Please plan to join us.
Men’s Retreat – Thank you to all of the men who attended the recent retreat at Camp CHOF. Our thanks is extended to the keynote speaker, Dr. Glenn Pennington, Associate Bible professor at Ohio Valley University. It was a great time of learning and fellowship. Save the date for next year’s reatreat with Mike Johnson of the Richmond Kentucky church of Christ: October 23-24, 2020!
Fifth Sunday – Thank you to everyone who was in attendance for our fifth Sunday in September. We enjoyed Bible class and a sermon from Mike, installed two new elders, celebrated Mike’s 70th birthday, enjoyed a fellowship meal, and shared in a devotional led by our young men and Lads to Leaders participants. Thank you to our young men for preparing and leading in the devotional, to Keith Shovestull for organizing the devotional, to Laura Bennett for her special touches, and all the hands that prepared the food that we enjoyed. We are truly blessed.
Small Groups –
- Mondays at 10 a.m. at the building
- Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at the building beginning on November 19
- Please note that there will be no small group meeting on November 11 and December 23
Header photo supplied by Freely. Thank you!