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GREIFSHARE: Ever wonder what a GriefShare session is like?  Have you wondered if it might be beneficial to you?  Come to this short (10-15 minute meeting) and get your answers!!  Learn the format of each weekly meeting, view the materials and meet the leaders.  Meet in the sanctuary, immediately after morning service on Aug. 19th., in corner by piano.  Or contact Bob/Cheryl Phipps.

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY: looking for volunteers for infant and toddler nursery, Kings Kids on Sunday Mornings and Wednesday evenings. Sign up sheets are at the information center. Background checks are required. 

BIBLE MEMORY MINISTRIES:  The Bible Memory program will be starting up on Sunday, September 9th at 8:30 a.m.   We meet in the Bible Memory Room in the Sunday School Wing. Sign up sheets are in your church mailbox.  Extra sign up forms are available at the information center.

EVERMORE BASIC CLASS - September 23rd and September 30th - 9am. Evermore Basic is a casual opportunity for you to meet our pastors and learn more about Evermore. You will have the opportunity to learn what we believe and to ask questions. If you have been attending Evermore for a year of less, Evermore Basic is for you. Contact Butch:

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 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

LUMPIA are available to purchase on Sunday, August 19th by the Information Center.  $12.00 per dozen. She also will have some art work that she has been working on for a donation.   Proceeds will go toward Mikaela Penaflor’s outreach.

11th Annual Lake Twp. FISH Benefit Dinner - September 18th at the Hartville Kitchen. For tickets call 330-323-5095. 

HANDS FOR MISSIONS will be taking an offering for MCC School Kits on Sunday, August 19th during Sunday School.  You may also give through the offering in the service by designating school kits on your offering envelope.

LOVE IS A VERB was in need of a used van for ministry and towing purposes.  We are seeking to raise $15,000.00 for a long-term solution to this ministry’s needs.  We will accept donations any time and mark your offering envelopes accordingly. 

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



Singles Event - August 10, 2018- Begins Singles "Real Relationships" study by Les and Leslie Perot.  We will be watching a short Video and discussion to follow every second and fourth Friday at 7 p.m.   This first one will be held at Phyllis Shaffer's home.  Bring a snack to share.  Sign up at Info Center for your book.

LION’S FESTIVAL HYMN SING will take place on Thursday, August 16th at 7:30pm in the big tent at the Hartville Marketplace. Please join the citizens of the community as they come together in praise and song. There will be a Children’s Bell Choir (ages 5-12) this year under the direction of Mary King.  They will have one practice on August 9th at 6:30 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church.  Contact Mary King (330-607-8372) if your child would like to be in the bell choir.  There will also be a Community Choir that will practice on August 2nd & 9th at 6:30 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church.  Anyone that would like to sing please call Ruth Sturgill at 330-877-2625.

September 16, 2018 - Mission Fair at GentleBrook 12-4pm

September 30, 2018 – Fall Social at Evermore

October 7,2018 – Annual Business Meeting

October 20, 2018 – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner 

November 6, 2018 – Lifetouch Photo Session Day for Church Directory.

November 18, 2018 – Roller Skating at North Canton Skate Center.