Circle Six will be having an organization meeting for the 2020-21 year on September 1, 2020 at 12:30 pm at the Picnic Shelter at Beaver Creek Reservation (913 North Lake Street, Amherst, Ohio 44001 right next to the Amherst Police Department). The picnic shelter is right next to the parking lot, and there are restrooms available across the lot. We have some great ideas for the coming year, and possibly making some changes to make our organization more acceptable to more ladies! Please come, bring your own lunch and drink, and a mask! We will social distance to keep ourselves safe. Hope to see many of you there! If you need a ride, please contact Sally Readinger at (440)222-3414 and we will make arrangements to get you there!
Our Christmas Cantata wason Sunday, December 15th.The Sanctuary Choir, Handbell Choir, trumpeter James Tensley, flautist Diane Barnum, special guest Errol Browne, jingle bell ringers Tanner and Xavier Wasilk, and our Oberlin Quartet contributed to this beautiful cantata.
All are invited to join Pastor Arlen and Community Congregational, Vermilion U.C.C Congregational and Brownhelm U.C.C for a Longest Night Worship service Saturday, December 21, held at Community Congregational U.C.C located at 379 S. Main St., Amherst, Ohio. Worship begins at 5PM. View the flyer HERE.
Many of you have already heard about the house fire on Cornell. While the family is all safe and together, the fire was devastating. Many of you have already come together to offer help. There will be a donation account set up at Chase bank. Donations can be made at any Chase bank and funds will go directly to the family. No account number will be needed. Just reference the family effected by the fire on Cornell.
Wondering what to do with your empty ink jets? There is a box in the window in the Fellowship Hall where you can drop them off! Once the box is full, it gets mailed to a recycling company that will send Christian Education a check for the empty cartridges! Easy way to donate to the church without costing you a cent!
Thank you so much to all who donated to the winter clothing drive. Please know that your items went directly to those who need them the most! Clothing collection for the Great Lakes Church homeless outreach and clothing pantry will continue throughout the coming year. The collection box will remain in the lobby. New and used items are acceptable, just try to keep items seasonally appropriate. If you have any questions or need to have donations picked up, please contact Diane Barnum at 419-602-7264.
The Salvation Army are looking for volunteers to ring the bell December 22 from 12-7PM. If interested please contact Toni at 440-308-0187.
The ladies of Circle Six will be holding their annual cookie sale following church annual meeting on Sunday December 16 in the Fellowship Hall.
Friday, December 14th Lorain Lighthouse United Methodist Church located at 3015 Meister Rd, Lorain, Ohio 44053, is putting on a ReCreations Classic Christmas show. Admission is FREE, but we ask that you bring a non-perishable item to support our food pantry. The Christmas concert is being put on by Re-Creation, a singing and dancing group or young adults who travel the United States performing for veterans in VA hospitals. Re-Creation presents sparkling, energetic professional entertainment, offering dynamic vocal renditions of classic Christmas music.
St. Peters will be having two Christmas Eve services this year. The first on will be at 5PM and the second will be 10PM. We hope to see you for one or both services
The 2018 annual congregational meeting of St. Peters UCC takes place Sunday, December 16th following worship, in the sanctuary, for the purpose of electing church council officers to serve during 2019 and church board members to begin serving in 2019 and we will review the approved 2019 budget.
For the month of December, St. Peters will be accepting offering for the Christmas Fund. There will be an offering envelope in each bulletin if you would like to donate to the Christmas Fund for the veterans of the cross and the emergency fund. Your gift says thank-you and we care to UCC retired clergy, lay employees and their families in financial need. Our help funds monthly pension supplements, quarterly health premium supplements, emergency grants and Christmas thank-you gift checks.