Church News

Church News for March 8, 2020

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Collection Box for March: Oasis of Hope is in need of the following items: All sized diapers, Pull-Ups, Training Pants size 4T-5T, Baby Wipes, Toilet Paper and Paper Towels. Please place your donations in the box in the Narthex. Thank you!

Please join us on March 8th in the fellowship hall during the Bible study hour for a POPE "Lighthouse" meeting to update our congregation on various topics that will impact our church over the next few months.  

Please join us for an adult outing for fellowship, food and fun at Silver Run Winery Saturday March 14th from 6-10pm. Please sign up by TODAY! Drinking wine is NOT a requirement. Please join us! For further information, please contact Gail Edgar at 330-329-6867.

For the month of March, Discipleship Team will be collecting for the for 19 sailors who are on Deployment serving in the Navy on the USS Rafaela Petrella. These are items that are needed are: Energy Bars, Protein Bars, Granola Bars, Cereal Bars, Fiddle Faddle, Chex Mix, Trail Mix, Cheetos, Fritos, (Chips in containers like Pringles), Beef Jerky, Slim Jim’s, Peanut Butter, Nuts, Jelly, Pudding cups, Microwave Pop Corn, Cheez It’s, Wheat Thins, Crystal Light of any kind of flavor for water bottles, Candy, Hard Candy, M&M’s, Candy Bars and Gift Cards, Visa or Mastercard in $ 25.00 Denominations (the Sailors can use the cards for personal care products).

Senior Spring Fling All Seniors are invited to attend a Spring Fling on Thursday, March 19 from 11am-1pm to celebrate the first day of Spring.  Come join us for food, fun and fellowship.  Please sign up on the board located in the narthex or call Laura Schmigel at 440-487-6317.

On Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 3pm, there will be a Celebration of Life dinner in memory of Bob Nemeth. Please sign up in the Narthex if you plan to attend.

Lock-In 2020 3/28– All 6th – 12th graders welcome to join us for an ALL NIGHT EXPERENCE. We will conclude after 8am worship on 3/29.

Celebration Breakfast – Palm Sunday 9:30am between services. Join for fellowship and breakfast. Jr. & Sr. High Youth will serve as a thank you for the congregational support of Prince of Peace. Sign-ups to donate an Egg Casserole or French Toast Sticks appreciated. Contact Jim Bretthauer or Eric Nixon for more information.

Easter Egg Hunt – Easter Sunday – 9:30. Children Birth to 5th grade are invited for an Easter Egg hunt at 9:30. Donations to stuff eggs needed - candy, stickers, small toys, coins, etc. Eggs are not necessary. Bring before March 27th. Youth will stuff eggs during Lock-in. 

Book Discussion Group We will meet in the church library on Monday, April 6 to discuss Tell No One by Harlan Coben at 5:30 p.m. Sign up on the bulletin board if you’d like to join us. We usually bring our own dinners and beverages. Everyone is invited.  Questions?  Call Linda Haberkost 330-864-7197.

Need prayer?  Stephen Ministers are available to pray with you! Please come to the left side of the altar after service for prayer.

Stephen Ministers are trained to provide confidential Christian care, giving you the emotional and spiritual support you need to make it through a winter in your life. To learn more about how a Stephen Minister can help you or someone you know, contact one of our Stephen Ministry Leaders: Greg or Kristin Ulm, 330-42-5759.  Our Stephen Ministers are ready to care for you.                                              

Your Help is Desperately Needed: Reach Out and Help Habitat for Humanity

March- December:  Regular weekly hours begin at new Restore:

Tuesday (9am-3pm) Volunteers needed to stock shelves (store closed)

Thursday (11am-7pm) Volunteers needed to stock shelves and/or give customer service (store open)

Saturday (8am- 4pm) Volunteer needed for customer service (store open)

Cheryl Boyer would appreciate any amount of help that you can give. Serving Habitat is like serving a neighbor in need and giving them more affordable living options. Call Beth Schnabel if you have any questions at 330-461-4686.