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Speeding Up!

It’s time to really get moving on the Operation Christmas Child effort for 2021. We have an assembly day scheduled for Thursday evening, and we’ll be putting shoeboxes together. Can you help? Easy peasy way to serve the Lord! And when we hear back from those who received shoeboxes from FBC, you’ll know you had a part in it! Join us Thursday, October 28th at 6:30 PM. We need lots of hands to assemble lots of shoeboxes. It’s also time…

LAST CHANCE!

Tomorrow, Saturday, October 23rd, at 4:30 PM, will be your last chance to enjoy a campfire fellowship with your brothers and sisters from FBC! We will meet at the Weber home for this final outing. Their address is 2555 Hartville Road, Rootstown. Bring a dish to pass if you wish. And bring a lawn chair to pull up to the fire, should you want to do that. Matt assures me that they are loaded up on brisket, pulled pork, turkey…

Taking Shape

You can see what the roof line is going to look like now. Not sure why my camera took such blurry pics, but you can get the general shape. Praise the Lord! Progress! Keep praying and giving as the Lord leads!

Tuesday Happenings

We have a couple nice opportunities on Tuesday this week (October 5th). For the young adults – Dinner at the Whitely home at 6:00 PM. This is for all college / career age adults. You’ll be well fed! And you’ll get some good fellowship with other believers who are on the same part of life’s journey as you. For all ages – OCC Assembly Time in Fellowship Hall at 6:30 PM. Some of the gifts we will be placing in…

Haven

Tomorrow is the first Saturday in October, and first Saturday’s mean the Haven of Rest. Join our team at 10:00 and help feed and serve those who are in need. Just meet at the Haven of Rest in Akron a few minutes. before 10:00 AM. Wear a hat!

Bible Talk With the Elders – The Sky’s the Limit

Well, I asked for it, and I certainly got it! I asked for you to submit any questions you might have about the faith, or about anything, really. And you complied. We have a large stack of questions, and the panel will dive into them starting this Wednesday evening. The pastors and elders will do their best to answer, and if you want to join in that discussion, please attend – Wednesday, September 29th at 6:30 PM. We will begin…

Couples – Weekend To Remember is Here

October 29-31 – Family Life’s “Weekend to Remember” will be at the Embassy Suites in Independence. Early bird rate good for the next few days – $275 per couple. Military rate – $120 per couple. Couples – if you want a wonderful get away where you’ll not only enjoy some down time, but also hear some wonderful encouragement for your marriage, you’ll want to register for this. This weekend is for troubled marriages. It is also for happy and healthy…

Onward!

Hard Hat Sunday is behind us, and we are full speed ahead with things here at FBC. The kids’ ministries are in full swing – Parents, bring your kids back to church! The building continues to go up, with the second pour of concrete expected on Monday. Pray for that to go well, and for the building to be under roof soon! This Saturday, the John and Jamie Evans will be hosting a time of fellowship and gospel music at…

PENULTIMATE!

That’s one of my favorite words. “Penultimate” means “last but one in a series of things”; “next to the last”. It’s a particularly appropriate word for our weekend update, for this Saturday we will celebrate our PENULTIMATE campfire fellowship. Mike and Vickie Mullaly will be hosting at their home between 5-9PM. Their address is 1147 Shenk Rd., Mogadore. They live at the very end of Shenk Rd. Bring a dish to share if you’re able, and a chair on which…