More Sweat Equity Opportunity!

Calling able bodied men! We have a need for some high work. This Thursday, we need to do some cutting of the styrofoam where the trusses will attach. This will involve working about 18′ in the air. So I’m asking for help in two ways: Anybody have access to scaffolding which will allow us to reach that height? If so, please reply a.s.a.p. We will rent if need be. We need some men willing to climb that scaffolding and work…


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…

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…


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!

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…

Calling Every Man

Don’t forget, Brothers! Men’s Bible Study meets this evening at 6:30 in the church conference room. Bring a Bible and a heart for the Lord!

Feeding the Hungry

Join our Haven of Rest team as they setup and serve the homeless in the Akron area. They meet the first Saturday of every month at the Haven of Rest in Akron. Meet at 10AM, and you’re usually done by 11:30 or so. If you have questions, you can ask the Paul Richards family or the Cannon family or the Edwards family. And remember – wear a hat!

It’s A Man’s Week!

Our Men’s Ministries are taking central stage this week as we have several activities especially for the guys: Thursday at 6:30 PM – Men’s Bible Study at the church – we will be viewing and discussing the video “The Case for Faith” by Lee Strobel. As always, there will be something to eat! Saturday at 8:00 AM – Men’s Prayer breakfast in Fellowship Hall. Sunday at 1:00 PM – Pastor’s Masters Round 1 at Tannenhauf Golf Course (weather permitting). This…

No End of Fun

Our ladies are sewing in support of Operation Christmas Child. They are having a blast serving Jesus!