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...Deadline Looms for Annual Reporting
The deadline is Wednesday, March 6 to complete your church's online annual reporting. Please do not wait until the last minute. Anything can happen and make it impossible for you to enter your data before the deadline.
March 3-10, a group of 12 people from five churches in the Living Water Association will travel to Puerto Rico to fix homes and repair roofs damaged last year by Hurricane Maria. Please pray for the success and safety of this team of missionaries. The five churches are from Jefferson, Austinburg, Kirtland, Hartsgrove and Madison.
First Congregational Church of Ravenna (266 S Chestnut, Ravenna) will hold its 6 th Annual Mardi Gras Worship Service at 10:15AM on Sunday, March 3. The service will feature a four piece jazz quartet composed of saxophone, piano, bass and drums. Worshipers are encouraged to wear their Mardi Gras beads and to dress in the Mardi Gras colors of purple, green, and gold. Following worship everyone is invited to a New Orleans inspired lunch featuring jambalaya prepared by Rev. Kruse.
West Park UCC (3909 Rocky River Dr, Cleveland) will host its second annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper from 6-8PM on Tuesday, March 5. Pancakes, sausages and a variety of desserts will be served. A free-will offering will benefit West Park's outreach ministries. Suggested donation is $5. All are welcome.
First Congregational Church of Akron (292 E Market St, Akron) is honored to host Celtic Rush on Thursday, March 7 from 7-9PM. Celtic Rush is an Irish band with a twist. Performing with fiddles, guitars, tin whistles, upright bass, mandolin, and Irish drum their repertoire includes Irish and Scottish jigs, hornpipes, reels, waltzes, and polkas. They have a sound that is fun and entertaining and gets people dancing! The concert series is offered to the public at no charge and requires no reservations. Call 330-253-5109 for more information.

The University of Akron Choir will perform at First Congregational Church of Akron (292 E Market St, Akron) Saturday, March 9 at 7:30PM. Featuring Grammy award-winning baritone Elijah Blaisdell and alumna soprano Lauren Corcoran, the UA Concert Choir will present Brahms' haunting four hand piano version of Eine Deutsches Requiem and Handel's rarely excerpted second part of the Messiah. This performance is offered to the public at no charge and requires no reservations. Call 330-253-5109 to learn more.

Mindy Quellhorst Installation
3PM ♦ Sunday, April 28
990 State St ♦ Vermilion
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Rev. Ralph Young. Ralph died Wednesday, February 6.
Coming Soon!
Be sure to mark your calendar.
Worship Festival with Marcia McFee
Saturday, April 6
32801 Electric Blvd ♦ Avon Lake

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
Tuesday, August 27
Details Soon

Living Water Association Annual Meeting
Saturday, November 2
Details Soon
Association Ministers' Schedules
Here's where your Association Minister will be the next few Sundays.
March 3
415 S Main St ♦ North Canton

March 10
9050 Church St ♦ Twinsburg

March 17
990 State St ♦ Vermilion
Your Association's Staff
Nayiri Karjian
Associations General Minister

Sprite Johnson
Search & Call

Machelle Miller
Office Manager & Bookkeeper

Cheryl McGraw
Communications & Administration
Don Hill
Financial Development Consultant

Gene McAfee
Dean of Northeast Ohio School of Ministry

Committee on Ministry Registrar
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