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EVEMORE BASIC - meeting Sunday mornings at 9am February 18 and 25th. This is an opportunity to meet the Pastors and Leaders at Evermore. Find out who Evermore is and what we believe. Sign up at the information center or contact Butch at the church office. 

PREPARING FOR BATTLE - How do we fight a spiritual battle? How do we resist temptation? This is a class for men 12 years and older held during Sunday School on March 4. 

ADULT SINGLES MINISTRY - Friday, March 16, 2018- Chonda Pierce-She is a singer/comedian who will be at Trinity Gospel Temple.  Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.  We will meet at the church to ride together at 5:45 p.m. The cost is $24 per person.  A sign-up sheet is at the Information Center. We have 20 tickets and it is first come, first serve. You will need a $10 deposit when you sign up at the information center which is non-refundable. | March 18, 2018-Samantha's Frontier Restaurant following church services.

Vacation Bible School - June 25-29 from 9:30am - 11:30am. Contact Patty Miller to volunteer! 

SENIOR BIBLE STUDY - meets in the fellowship hall every Wednesday morning at 9:45 am except for the first Wednesday or the month. All are welcome. 

HISTORICAL COMMITTEE:  In 2019 we will be celebrating our 75th anniversary as a church.  We are looking for people to serve on a historical committee to prepare for this event.  Contact the church office if you are interested on being on this committee.  

OFFERING ENVELOPE NUMBER:  If you wish to have your offerings recorded for IRS purposes, call the Church Office (330-877-2050) or email to to be assigned an offering envelope number and receive an itemized list of your offerings at the end of each year.

CHURCH TABLES: There are only wooden tables available for personal use.  They can be found in the barn next to the church.  We no longer have wooden chairs available for personal use.  Tables and chairs are also available to rent from Hartville Hardware and the Mennonite Relief Sale (Roy Steiner 330-464-1134).   Please do not remove the white tables and white chairs from the Fellowship Hall. 

VALET PARKING is now available to all persons 70 or older.  Please do not park in the numbers 1-10 in the back of the parking lot.  Those are for valet parking.  


Missions and Outreach

FISH BROWN PAPER BAG FUNDRAISER:  If you did not receive a paper bag on Sunday and would like to contribute to FISH, here is a list of items that you can purchase for FISH:  Pasta Sauce, Peanut Butter, Crackers, Noodles/Rice Side Dishes, Kleenex, Shampoo and Cleaning products. Place them in the wicker baskets in the hallway by the infant nursery.  Please return the paper bags or items by Sunday, March 11th. 

HAVEN OF REST BANQUET on March 20th and 22nd at the Hartville Kitchen.  IF you are interested attending this free event contact either Mary Jordan at 330-499-4795 or Dan & Norma Erb at 330-875-2995.  Deadline is March 10th.

FIREWOOD IS NEEDED for the homeless in Akron.  They use a load and a half each week during the winter months.  If you have firewood that you would like to donate or a tree that needs cut up contact Dana Carey at 330-329-5152.

Hands for Mission - Looking for Ladies to sew school kit bags. Contact Phyllis Nisly. Looking for volunteers to make comforter tops. Contact Marilyn Mattingly.  

LOVE IS A VERB NEEDS YOU!  There’s a chill in the air.  We are in continual need of blankets and coats with hoods.  Older heavyweight blankets are best and preferred.  Please don’t buy new!  Thank you so much for your continued support of the ministry caring for our homeless friends.  We appreciate you. – Lisa Rowland