NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Office Hours
Monday - Friday / 9:00 a.m. to Noon
NOTE from BARB: I may have to step out of the office this morning to meet a plumber at my house. I had a water tank emergency in the night but all is well.
THIS SUNDAY at NORTHMINSTER

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17
WE WELCOME TO OUR PULPIT

BRIAN HAYES
THIS WEEK'S SCRPTURE READINGS
OLD TESTAMENT READING
Psalm 104:1-9, 24, 35

GOSPEL READING
Mark 10:35-45
SUNDAY'S SERMON

"Seeking Greatness in
Jesus's Kingdom"
by Brian Hayes

LAST SUNDAY'S SERMON
"How?"
by Pastor Jim Crawford

Attendance Last Sunday - 32

Ministry Partners for Sunday, October 17
Liturgist - Mike Jacobsen
Ushers - Jim McKelvey & Kent Scherpenisse

FELLOWSHIP HOUR
Sunday, October 17
It's good to be together again!
OFFERING PROCEDURES
Please continue drop your offering envelopes in the plate as you enter the sanctuary through either of the rear doors. The plate will not be passed during the service.
Until you return to in person services remember to...

(1) Mail in your offerings or
drop in the mail slot located to the right of the front door.

(2) Simply click the DONATE tab located on the website.
THIS WEEK at NORTHMINSTER


CHOIR PRACTICE
Tonight at 7:00 p.m.


COMING SOON
SESSION MEETING
Monday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m.
In-Person ~ In the Parlor
THE MINISTRY of NORTHMINSTER

GIVEN TO DATE
$195.00


ANOTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
There's a place of service for everyone at Northminster! Now that we are getting organized again following the pandemic, we need to reinstate the counting teams.
Whether you served as a counter pre-COVID and are willing to continue or new to the job, please contact the office or sign up at the Welcome Desk on Sunday.
Last Call... GOT COOKIES?
Call or email the church office
to get your name on a list of bakers for our Fellowship Hour.

Current Number of Cookie Volunteers - 8
MORE DRIVERS ARE NEEDED
for Joyce Rake
Currently Joyce has three appointments per week which requires six trips.
If you can help on a regular or occasional basis for the 1:30 or 5:30 time slot, please contact Barb in the church office or sign up on Sunday at the Welcome Desk. Some helpful instructions are available for you.
RAHAB MINISTRY
DONATIONS
No October Updates Yet
RAHAB MINISTRY meets the needs of women and children who have been caught in the sex trafficking industry.
Toilet Paper / Washcloths

Cantu Shampoo, Conditioner and Edge Cream
for our African American friends.

Mums for the porches of the drop-in centers
to make them look welcoming.

Donations can be dropped off during the week between 9:00 and 12:00 or brought in on Sunday.



OCTOBER
BIRTHDAYS

4 - Bill Rake
8 - Roy Yoder
13 - Ashley Griffin
24 - Paula Bowen
25 - Diane Lawry
25 - Sue Paradis
26 - Jerry Hill
29 - Claudia Weltman
30 - Susan Hill


OCTOBER
ANNIVERSARIES

11 - Jeff & Debra Pierpont
12 - Terry & Susan Verble
27 - Scot & Susan Dowell

NORTHMINSTER HOMEBOUND
This Week's Featured Member

JAYNE KIDDER
1307 Portage St. NW
North Canton, OH 44720

PRAYER REQUESTS

IN ORDER TO KEEP PRAYER REQUESTS CURRENT PLEASE
CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE TO
UPDATE OR REMOVE REQUESTS ON A REGULAR BASIS.


  • Pastor Jim Crawford - Recovering from surgery.
  • Karen Crawford - Recovering from surgery.
  • Robin Cutcher (friend of Cindy Taylor) is in pain and needs surgery to be rescheduled.
  • Mark DeGalen (friend of Cindy Taylor) is having some tests done. Continued prayer needed.
  • Brian Hayes - Medical concerns.
  • Fred Hill (Jerry's brother) has Stage 4 small cell cancer.
  • Jayne Kidder is in hospice care (Level 6).
  • Pastor Nominating Committee: Jerry Hill; Jeannine Swaffield; Jeff Weltman; Ginny West; Jim York
  • Joyce Rake is at home and has started dialysis.
  • Mark Reels - Cancer
  • John Ritchie (coworker of Susan Verble) - Lymphoma
  • Carl Simpson (Joanne Sogan's son-in-law) - Medical condition.
  • Larry Sprandel (son-in-law of Joanne Sogan) is a paraplegic (15 years). Please continue to pray.
  • Suzie VanVranken (friend of Joanne Sogan) - Lou Gerig's Disease
  • Browning West (16) (grandson of Chuck & Ginny) - In need of your continued prayers.

2021 Per Capita - $30.59
Per Capita given to date is $986.82
ON the CALENDAR
Session Meeting
Monday, October 18