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.
The Kitchen Renovation – The trailer is empty and everything is back in the basement! We need workers to come as they can and get things put away. Teachers are asked to take any items that they would like to use to their classrooms. Thank you to all who have helped as this project has moved forward!
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 and assembling Thanksgiving baskets. 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!
Monthly Birthday Celebration – We’ll have our December birthday celebration after morning services January 5. This will be followed by a devotional and no evening service.
Congregational Meal – Be sure to join us for the next congregational meal on December 15. After the meal we will have a short devotional. There will be no evening service this day. Please join us!
Sign up to help – We need members to sign up to host the fellowship meals on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month. See the bulletin board for details and the sign up sheets. Team up with your friends and family. This is also a great opportunity for the Lads to Leaders students. The meals for the 1st Sunday of each month will be a birthday clelebration for members and also a new member reconigition. The meals for the 3rd Sunday of each month will have a theme. The theme for January is soup. What soup will you be bringing? Thank you to those members who have already signed up to host one meal.
Brother’s Keeper – The next monthly breakfast meeting will be on January 4 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 – Thank you to each lady who stayed for the meeting on December 8! Please remember to complete the survey by December 22 as a follow-up to the presentation. If you need the survey link, please see Sonya Ash.
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!
Ladies, Save the Date! Please mark your calendars for April 25, 2020, as a group of ladies plan to attend the Medina Ladies’ Day. Details will be coming. Also mark May 1, 2021 as the date for the West Side Ladies’ Day with speaker Lisa Johnson. Details to follow.
Save the Date! Be sure to mark your calendars for Vacation Bible School. The 2020 dates will be June 23-27.
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
Please note that there will be no small group meetings during the week of December 23 and December 30
Header photo supplied by Freely. Thank you!