Pastor Jean's Weekly Faith News

Weekly Faith News



2019 Outreach Program Kick-Off

6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the Fellowship Hall


Featured presenters:

·        Pastor Lisa Arledge, OASIS

·        Deacon Marla Wood Kay, Holy Trinity/DLM Foodbank

·        Bob Manning, FLC Outreach Director

Child Care and Refreshments provided!


This Sunday, January 20

During FACE Time at 10:10 a.m. in the Meeting Room the Adult Discussion group will focus on ways to help grow a child’s faith. It’s for parents, grandparents and anyone who nurtures a child’s faith. Dineen Dowling will lead the class. FaithKids will be held, and the nursery will be available, during the discussion.

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

on January 20



Join our collaborative partners, New Hope Baptist Church, St. Hilary Catholic Church and Temple Israel for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event at 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, at New Hope Baptist Church, 1706 Hawkins Ave., Akron.

The service will feature multi-talented Lamar Hylton, PhD., Kent State University’s Dean of Students who has an incredibly rich baritone voice trained for opera. He is accustomed to performing on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera in New York. The program also will feature choir members from each faith community, a mime ministry from New Hope Baptist Church, recitations by children/youth from each congregation, a saxophone solo by Ashton Blake and Building Dreams African Drumming led by “Baba” David Coleman.

Reservations are NO LONGER being received for the meal since the seating limit has been reached. If you made a reservation for the meal and have not yet given the pre-paid donation of $10 per adult (ages 18 and under are FREE), please do so today. Label cash or checks “Jan. 20 Meal” and place them in the Church Office mailbox next to Pastor Jean’s office. 



Monday, Jan. 14: 6:30 p.m., Yoga; 7 p.m., Interfaith Justice Series Planning Team; 8 p.m., AA

Tuesday, Jan. 15: 9:30 a.m., Busy Fingers; 11:45 a.m., Pastor Rick Bible Study; 2 and 7 p.m., Book Club; 7 p.m., Boy Scouts; 7:30 p.m., Al-Anon

Wednesday, Jan. 16: 5:30 p.m., Girl Scouts; 6:30 p.m., Outreach Program Kickoff

Thursday, Jan. 17: 9:15 a.m., Yoga; 10 a.m., Prayer Shawl Team; 6:30 p.m., Boy Scouts

Friday, Jan. 18:

Saturday, Jan. 19: 8:30 a.m., Church Council Retreat at the NEOS Office

Sunday, Jan. 20: 9 a.m., Traditional Worship; 10 a.m., Kinship Café; 10:10 a.m., FaithKids, Youth, grades 6-12, Choir Rehearsal, Adult Discussion Group; 11 a.m., Contemporary Worship; 5 p.m., MLK Jr. Day Celebration at New Hope Baptist Church; 7:30 p.m., AA