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CWS Blankets: Backpack Ministry in San Antonio, TX
...USPS Rates Change
USPS rates change effective January 27:
  • 1 oz letter will go from 50¢ to 55¢
  • Postcard stamps will remain 35¢
All churches should have received information, either by email or USPS, regarding the 2019 UCC Annual Reporting. You can also download it here. Please complete your online reporting by Wednesday, March 6. Be aware that the data you provide may not be included in the 2019 Yearbook if the deadline is missed. Please do not wait until the last minute. Anything can happen and make it impossible for you to enter your data before the deadline.

The Strongsville UCC (13740 Pearl Rd, Strongsville) continues to offer its Free Lunch for All program every Wednesday from 11:30AM to 12:30PM. The lunch, which features a home-cooked meal, is open to anyone and gives people a good meal and a chance for fellowship with others. No reservations are required.
The film How are the Children? forms the centerpiece of an education curriculum designed by the UCC Palestine Israel Network for members of the United Church of Christ and is available on DVD or by streaming. Simple, specific presentation and study guidance is ready for your adult education program. Included are a website, curriculum, Q&A, bulletin inserts, posters, handouts, and vetted links. Questions? Email Pam or call/text 216-956-3436.

West Park UCC is seeking a Director of Youth and Families to oversee Christian Education. Responsibilities include Sunday School, VBS and retreats. Candidate should have experience working with children and hold a degree in a related field. S/he will show expertise in time management, demonstrate good financial skills, and have a full understanding of professional boundaries. A preference will be given to ordained persons and/or seminary students. This is a half-time position with a salary between $15-$17K per year. No benefits are included. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume to
Michael Bone Installation
10:15AM ♦ Sunday, February 3
301 N Main St ♦ Orrville

Adam Marquette Installation
3PM ♦ Sunday, February 10
215 High St ♦ Wadsworth
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Rev. M. Kenneth Morris. Ken died Thursday, January 10.
Coming Soon!
Be sure to mark your calendar.
Faith Formation Forum
Ohio Conference UCC
Speaker: Lillian Daniel
February 27-28
Quest Conference Center
8405 Pulsar Place ♦ Columbus

Worship Festival with Marcia McFee
Saturday, April 6
Details Soon

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.
January 27
3909 Blackburn Rd NW ♦ Canton

February 3
301 N Main St ♦ Orrville

February 10
Emmanuel UCC
1480 Eastwood Ave ♦ Akron

215 High St ♦ Wadsworth

February 17
2300 Cleveland Ave NW ♦ Canton
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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