Pastor Jean's Weekly Faith News

Weekly Faith News


Celebrate Pastor Carolyn

on September 23!

Pastor Carolyn Wagar Hier will be retiring as Faith’s Pastor of Outreach and Discipleship on September 30 after 15 years on the church’s staff. We will celebrate with her at 10:15 a.m. THIS SUNDAY in the Welcome Center. The congregation is invited to bring cards and notes for Pastor Carolyn on that day.



BOUND, our contemporary service band, will once again be playing for the Akron Marathon this coming Saturday, September 29. They will be set up at the Borodkin’s home on Thurmont Rd. All are welcome to come and help them cheer on the runners!

The Courtyard Dedication is next Sunday, Sept. 30 at the end of the 9 a.m. worship service, followed by a special Kinship Café which will be in the SJ/SP Foyer and the Courtyard, weather permitting. Following this special event …

all adults are invited to join a discussion on this year’s stewardship theme, “Every Gift Matters” at 10:15 a.m. in the Youth Room, led by Page Schrock.

The ANNUAL FALL SOUP SUPPER is 5:30-7 p.m. on Friday October 5 in the Fellowship Hall. It’s STILL $5 for adults/youth and $3 for children ages 3-10. All proceeds will benefit VALOR HOME in Akron to assist homeless veterans. Volunteers to make soup and donate desserts are still needed. Sign-up sheets are available in the Welcome Center.

Then, on Sunday, October 7, all adults and youth are invited to join the “On the Table” conversation at 10:15 a.m. in the Youth Room, led by Pastor Sandy Selby. See your Weekly Beacon for details, and please sign up in the Welcome Center if you are planning to participate.



Monday, Sept. 17: 6:30 p.m., Yoga; 7 p.m., Church Council;  8 p.m., AA

Tuesday, Sept. 18: 9:30 a.m., Busy Fingers; 11:45 a.m., Pastor Rick’s Bible Study; 2 and 7 p.m., Book Club; 7 p.m., Boy Scouts; Crooked River Chorale; 7:30 p.m., Al-Anon

Wednesday, Sept. 19: 5:30 p.m., “The Well”, grades 9-12

Thursday, Sept. 20: 9:15 a.m., Yoga; 10 a.m., Prayer Shawl Team, Third Thursday Bible Study; Noon, CLN Meeting

Friday, Sept. 21: 6 p.m., Family Movie Night

Saturday, Sept. 22:

Sunday, Sept. 23: 9 a.m., Traditional Worship; 10 a.m., Kinship Cafe; 10:10 a.m., Pastor Carolyn’s Celebration, FaithKids, Choir Rehearsal, Youth, grades 6-12; 11 a.m., Contemporary Worship; 7:30 p.m., AA