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Church Announcements

DRAMA GROUP: We are looking to start a volunteer drama group to do videos, skits, etc. during the worship services.  For more info or if you are interested, contact Emma Windham or the Church Office.

SENIOR BUS TRIP: September 12-14 to the "Confession Musical" in Sugarcreek and the the Ark Encounter in Kentucky. The cost is $295/person. A deposit of $150 is due by July 2nd to Sue in the church office. There is more information and a signup sheet at the information center. 

RUBBER DUCKS GAME: Family event at the Rubber Ducks game on Saturday, July 8th. 

July Singles Events: July 16, 2017- Meet at Samantha's Frontier Restaurant after church for lunch. July 18th at 6:30 p.m.Singles Bible Study led by Kerry Shidel at the Fireside Room, Evermore CC. We often stop by the Front Porch Cafe on Friday evenings for coffee and a bite to eat outside on the patio.  Come join us!

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 two years 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

ELI HOUSE MISSION 5th ANNUAL GOLF OUTING on July 15th at Sable Creek Golf Course.  $100.00 per golfer.  Registration starts at 7:30 a.m.  To enroll your foursome contact Erik Klein at

Total Living Center is wanting to open a place at their facility where the homeless in Canton can wash their clothes.  We are partnering with Hartville Hardware to provide three heavy duty washers and dryers.  We need to raise $2,400.00 toward this purchase.  Any extra will be given to the Total Living Center. 

52nd ANNUAL OHIO MENNONITE RELIEF SALE & AUCTION on August 4 & 5 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster.  Proceeds from the Relief Sale benefit the world relief work of the Mennonite Central Committee.  For more information go to or see the brochures with schedules at the information center. 

FISH PANTRY:  The FISH pantry needs cereal, pasta sauce, crackers and jelly.  Please place your donations in the FISH box in the hallway.

LOVE IS A VERB is in need of plastic grocery bags to hand out their toiletries. There is also a need for winter coats. Check your closets for winter coats that can be in need of plastic grocery bags to hand out their toiletries. There is also a need for winter coats. Check your closets for winter coats that can be shared.


Community Announcements

30th Anniversary of Alive Festival - Receive 10% off your ticket using promo code UNITE if purchased by June 30th.

LOVE OUR COMMUNITY - We are joining other area church to provide lunch in Hartville Park July 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10th from 11am-1pm. We need volunteers to help prep the food and serve it. Please sign up at the infomation center. 

YOUNG ADULT CENTER is open Saturday & Sunday nights from 4 p.m. – midnight.  Admission is free.  Come and have fun.