NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Thursday, August 13, 2020
ATTEND IN PERSON ON SUNDAY
AUGUST 16
This Sunday we will be opening the doors for any member of Northminster or Calvary who would like to return to services.

You must pre-register in order to attend the service. Those instructions are below.
REGISTRATION
for IN PERSON SERVICES
All Northminster and Calvary members who would like to attend services on August 16 and each week thereafter, must pre-register with Barb or Tina.
To maintain social distancing there are 23 available seats in the Sanctuary and 24 seats in Fellowship Hall. Family units living in the same household can sit together and are considered as one (1) seat. You can let Barb know which you prefer.
You can call or email Barb at:
330.499.4606
barb.harwell@northminsterlife.org
REOPENING GUIDELINES
to read the proposed guidelines for the reopening
of services on August 16.
SESSION MEETING
Monday, August 17, @ 7:00 p.m.
JUST A REMINDER!
Please continue to support Northminster
with your giving in two ways:

(1) Mail in your offerings.
If you prefer to save a stamp, drop it in the church mail slot
located to the right of the front door.
or
(2) Simply click the DONATE tab located on the website.
There is a link to the website in the heading of the newsletter.

Pastor Rich will dedicate your offerings to God
each week during the service.
ALL
MEETINGS, BIBLE STUDIES,
and
SUPPORT GROUPS
have been suspended until
further notice.

Reopening of Sunday Worship Only - Sunday, August 16
Office Hours
Pastor Rich - Monday and Wednesday
Barb - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

There have been
44 Live Views &
65 Total Views
of the Northminster / Calvary Service
for Sunday, August 9
THIS SUNDAY at NORTHMINSTER
SUNDAY'S SERMON
"A Coat with Long Sleeves"
by Rich Holmes
LAST SUNDAY'S SERMON
"The Voice that Never Grows Silent"



THIS WEEK'S SCRIPTURE READINGS

OLD TESTAMENT READING
Genesis 45:1-15

THE MINISTRY of NORTHMINSTER
RAHAB MINISTRY
DONATIONS
RAHAB MINISTRY meets the needs of women and children who have been caught in the sex trafficking industry.
Northminster is partnering with this ministry by providing items needed for the care of these women and children. Please look at the lists below and consider how you can help.

Here are special requests for AUGUST:
white sugar
shampoo and conditioner (Please no VO5 or Suave as it breaks their hair.)
full size bottles of lotion
hairspray
full size bottles of body wash

...or anything off these Amazon lists.
Click the links below to see the items requested:

https://a.co/9WD3fh9

GENERAL LIST - Always Needed
peanut butter
jelly
white bread
canned meat - tuna or chicken
applesauce - small individual packs
packaged fruit - small individual packs
bananas
spaghetti sauce
pasta
Chef Boyardee ravioli
whole grain cereal
healthy snacks - granola bars, trail mix, etc.
fruit snacks
mac and cheese cups
bottled water
Gatorade
juice boxes
activities for children - coloring books, crayons, art kits
(something to help with the boredom)

All items can be dropped off with no contact in the Northminster foyer between 9:00 and 12:45 Monday through Friday. A box has been provided.
CALVARY
MISSION and MEMBERSHIP
BOOK SALE
Continue to donate unwanted books from your personal collections. A date for the sale will be posted once it's confirmed.

Donations can be dropped off with no contact at Northminster by entering the front door and leaving them in the foyer in the box provided.
book sale

August Birthdays

9 - Sally Groves
15 - Jared East
16 - Lauren Griffin
17- Mariah Morris
17 - Cindy Taylor
25 - Dominic Holmes
27 - Charlie Mossgrove
29 - Lynda McGinnis


August Anniversaries

9 - Bob & Stephanie Allen

21 - Jim McKelvey
& Tracy Riley


NORTHMINSTER HOMEBOUND
This Week's Featured Member
WALT WATKINS
Sanctuary Grande
Memory Keepers - #519
850 Applegrove 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.


  • Inn at Belden Village - There are cases of COVID at the Inn and residents are quarantined in their rooms. Stephanie Allen is working full time at the Inn. Keep all in your prayers.
  • Connie Aycock (friend of Karen Moore) has cancer.
  • Alan Dawson (Sue Paradis' brother-in-law) is at Noble's Pond for rehab and fell out of bed. He broke the humerus bone below his left shoulder.
  • Mark DeGalen (friend of Cindy Taylor) has cancer and is in treatment, but critical.
  • Polly Dutilly (Joyce King's granddaughter) has leukemia.
  • Gayle Guht (friend of Terry Tannehill) - Continued prayer for health concerns.
  • Jayne Kidder - Ceiling collapse and repair.
  • Tiffany King (granddaughter of Joyce King) is in need of your continued prayer.
  • James & Emily McKelvey and baby Abraham continue to need your prayer.
  • Tina Miller (friend of Sherry Jacobsen) and her father, Frank, who has COVID-19. Frank is no longer critical but is still very ill. Continued prayers are appreciated.
  • Paul (Steven Brunt's cousin) has had prostate cancer for several years, but has now been told to put his affairs in order.
  • Mark Reels is undergoing treatment for cancer.
  • Heidi Simpson (Joanne Sogan's daughter) - Upcoming surgery.
  • Larry Sprandel (son-in-law of Joanne Sogan) is a paraplegic (15 years), please continue to pray.
  • Babe Strebel - Health concerns.
  • Suzie VanVranken (friend of Joanne Sogan) has Lou Gerig's disease. Continued prayer needed.
  • Bill & Lillian Wellington (friends of Micki Williams) need continued prayer, especially now without others able to come in to help Lillian.
  • Browning West (16) (grandson of Chuck & Ginny) - Needs your continued prayers.

2020 Per Capita - $30.56
Per Capita given to date is $1,107.84
ON the CALENDAR
Monday, August 17
Session Meeting