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CREATION JUSTICE WEBINAR
The featured guest for this month's Creation Justice Webinar recently entered into the New York Times bestseller list. On Tuesday, April 30 at 1PM author adrienne maree brown will focus on the strategies and practices needed to build a vision-based, systemic-change-oriented movement. Brown will draw upon insights gained from years of working within organizations dedicated to environmental justice and black liberation.

LEADING FAITHFULLY: MOBILIZING CLERGY TO HELP STEM ELDER ABUSE
Community clergy are often left out of discussions of elder justice, but may be the first individuals who become aware of elder abuse or exploitation in their faith communities. On Thursday, May 2 this educational offering will help "connect the dots" for the faith leaders that serve communities across Ohio.

WARRIORS' JOURNEY HOME: AWAKENING THE FAMILY AND COMMUNITY
"Coming home is the hardest part of serving!" WJH and the Blue Star Mothers of America, Akron/Canton Chapter, are in partnership to help our veteran's return home. This informative presentation is for family members, and clergy, to learn about the issues faced by the veterans and their families. Thursday, May 2, 6:30-8PM, Tallmadge Community Center (80 Community Rd, Tallmadge). WJH was founded at the First Congregational Church of Tallmadge UCC. For information call Dr. Schluep at 330-715-5683.

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FREE WORKSHOP FOR ASPIRING WRITERS AND SONGWRITERS
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Anne E. DeChant is pairing with her friend, author Frye Gaillard, to present a free writing workshop for youth, Friday and Saturday, July 5 and 6, at Avon Lake UCC (32801 Electric Blvd, Avon Lake). Students who wish can have their work shared in a reading/concert on Saturday evening, July 6, also at the church. DeChant has sung with numerous recording artists. Gaillard's latest book was in the NPR Top 100 for 2019. For more information email Kelly Brill.

OPEN POSITION
West Park United Church of Christ in Cleveland is seeking a person to operate the sound board and video displays on Sunday mornings. Training provided. Must pass background check. $25 per week. Please contact Pastor Jason at 216-671-7228.
ORDINATIONS & INSTALLATIONS
Mindy Quellhorst Installation
3PM ♦ Sunday, April 28
990 State St ♦ Vermilion
Coming Soon!
Be sure to mark your calendar.
Northeast Ohio School of Ministry (NEOSOM)
Open House
Thursday, June 13 ♦ 5-7PM
130 Broad Blvd ♦ Cuyahoga Falls

General Synod
United Church of Christ
June 21-25
Wisconsin Center
400 W Wisconsin Ave ♦ Milwaukee, WI

Anti Racism Forum
Ohio Conference
Speaker: Leonard Pitts
Friday, September 6
Details Soon
National Day of Volunteer Youth Ministry Training
Saturday, September 21 9:30-11:30AM
32801 Electric Blvd ♦ Avon Lake

Living Water Association Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 2
Details Soon
Association Ministers' Schedules
Here's where your Association Ministers will be the next few Sundays.
April 28
10AM
First Congregational UCC
140 S Main St ♦ Wellington

3PM
990 State St ♦ Vermilion

May 5
9AM
St John's UCC
416 Leonard St ♦ South Amherst

11AM
Brownhelm Congregational
2144 N Ridge Rd ♦ Vermilion

May 19
10:30AM
415 Northfield Rd ♦ Bedford
May 5
9:15AM
2300 Cleveland Ave NW ♦ Canton

10:30AM
3129 Market Ave N ♦ Canton

May 19
10:30AM
915 N Main St ♦ Akron
Your Association's Staff
Nayiri Karjian
Associations General Minister

Michael Howard
Minister of Faith in Action

Dan Roland
Search & Call Coordinator

Committee on Ministry Registrar
Machelle Miller
Office Manager & Bookkeeper

Cheryl McGraw
Communications & Administration

Don Hill
Financial Development Consultant

Gene McAfee
Dean of Northeast Ohio School of Ministry
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
If you'd like to share information about an upcoming or past event sponsored or co-sponsored by a church in our Association, please send your article of 100 words or less in a paragraph by Tuesday noon to office@livingwaterone.org. Be extravagantly welcoming by including the name, location, address, date, time and contact information of the event. Items will run for two consecutive weeks. Fliers may be sent in addition to the 100-word article and a link will be provided to the flier in the article or the flier can be used as the article. Fliers should be less than 5MB and in Word or PDF format. Photos (which display above your article) may be sent in addition to the article. Photos should be less than 5MB and in JPG or PNG format.



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