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Current Newsletter

CONGREGATIONAL NEWS & EVENTS
LCMS Ohio District
May 22, 2017
NORTH CENTRAL REGION

A Regional Worship Service will take place on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM at St. John Lutheran Church, 8850 E. Wilbeth Road in Akron, Ohio.  Get more information HERE


Zion Lutheran Church, 139 S. High Street, Akron, Ohio is looking for a part-time Bookkeeper for approximately 10-12 hours weekly.  If you are interested in the position, please contact Beverly Stroll at 330-253-3136 Ext. 345 or 330-645-0339 for additional information, job description, and application form.  Thank you for your interest.


St. Paul Lutheran Church in Valley City, Ohio will hold their annual golf outing on  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Bunker Hill Golf Course, 3060 Pearl Road in Medina, Ohio.   Registration begins at 8:00 AM and golf at 9:00 AM.   For more information visit:   www.spvc.org  or call:  330-483-3883.   Check out flyer  HERE

NORTHEAST REGION

Reaping the Harvest Ministries in Cleveland, Ohio  is looking for assistance with replacing items that were stolen after an apparent robbery recently.  All of their instruments, PA system, microphones, power point projector, and other items, (valued at over $2,000) were taken.  Your prayers and generous donations to help defer the cost of replacing the items are needed at this time.  Please contact Rev. Ramdat Sarran at 585.200.7111.  Thank you!

Faith Lutheran Church, 8125 Mentor Ave. Mentor, Ohio is hosting Dr. Charles Arand from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis on August 14-16, 2017 as part of the their Summer Workshop Series.  Dr. Arand is presenting, "The Art of Living by Faith: The Theology of Luther's Catechism."  This workshop is open to both pastors as laity.  People may register online at: www.csl.edu/summerworkshops (click on the workshop name/date).  For additional information, please contact Pastor Kevin Guynn at: 440-255-2229.

NORTHWEST REGION

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Liberty Center, Ohio is hosting two "Families Serving Families" events this summer, the weekends of June 2-4 and July 21-23. Bring part or all of your family and serve together for people in need, doing simple household maintenance projects in NW Ohio. For more info, visit  www.saintpaullc.org/families-serving-families

 
Northwest Circuit III is sponsoring a  Circuit Convocation on  Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio. The topic of the convocation is "The Reformation and You - Change, Comfort, Continuity, and Challenge."  Rev. Dr. Ken Schurb, Pastor at Zion Lutheran Church in Moberly, MO will be the presenter.  The convocation is open to all.  You must register by Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  Cost is $15 per participant and $10 for students which includes breakfast and lunch.  For information or registration call: (419) 536-2020 or e-mail:  


SOUTHEAST REGION

Lutheran jazz sensation Erin Bode and friends will perform in concert on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 7:30 PM at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 3924 Home Road in Powell, Ohio.  Discounted tickets for Lutheran friend is $10 at the door with advance RSVP, $20 otherwise.  Call the church office at:  740-938-4248


Mark your calendar for Friday, June 2, 2017 at 7:00 PM for a Free Concert given by The Garms Family, Minnesota's Family of Southern Gospel Music at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1000 Noe-Bixby Road in Columbus, Ohio.  For more information, CLICK HERE 


SOUTHWEST REGION

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 4865 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, Ohio  is offering our entire inventory of pews. All must be removed by June 5, when our sanctuary renovation begins. Available lengths are listed below. All pews have racks for 4 books on either the back or under the seat. All are mechanically sound. A few have cosmetic defects. Many are like new. The new owner is responsible for pick-up and transport of the pews. Call Dave at (937) 430-2760 or e-mail or call John at (937) 434-1798 for pick up arrangements or more information.
 8 pews:                 8ft to 10ft
15 pews:              10ft to 12ft
30 pews:              12ft to 16ft
12 pews:              16ft to 20ft
 6 pews:               20ft to 24ft