NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Thursday, October 22, 2020


FAREWELL SUNDAY
for
PASTOR RICH & KELLY
SOPHIA & DOMINIC

Sunday, October 25

We will miss you all.
Attend In Person Worship Services!
REGISTRATION
for IN PERSON SERVICES
All Northminster and Calvary members who would like to attend this Sunday 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 reopening guidelines.
JUST A REMINDER!
Please continue to support Northminster with your giving.

(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.
or
(3) Bring them to the in person service on Sunday.

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
Office Hours
Barb - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.*
*TEMPORARY
CHANGE OF HOURS
FOR THE CHURCH OFFICE
Please Note the change in Barb's schedule for tomorrow:
Friday, October 23 - 11:00 to 2:30

There have been
33 Live Views &
46 Total Views
of the Northminster / Calvary Service
for Sunday, October 18
THIS SUNDAY at NORTHMINSTER
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
This Sunday, October 25
For the purpose of dissolving the call between
Rich Holmes and Northminster.
SUNDAY'S SERMON
"Feelings and Facts"
by Rich Holmes
THIS WEEK'S SCRIPTURE READINGS

OLD TESTAMENT READING
Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18

GOSPEL READING
Mark 2:23-3:6
COMING EVENTS
BARB on VACATION SOON
LAST DAY in the OFFICE
Friday, October 30

RETURNING to the OFFICE
Friday, November 13
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.

Special requests for OCTOBER:
Toilet Paper / Olive Oil / Sugar
Ranch Salad Dressing / Canned Green Beans and Corn
Amazon Gift Cards

for more ways to help the RAHAB Ministry

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 12:30 Monday through Friday. A box has been provided.
CALVARY
MISSION and MEMBERSHIP
BOOK SALE
Books are now available for sale!

Calvary's Mission & Membership Committee has set up a table in the lobby with books for their book sale.
book sale
There is no set price for the books. Take the books you want and leave a donation in the jar provided. The table is out all week, so feel free to stop by the church during office hours or take a look at what's available when you are here on Sundays.

Your donations will help support Stark Fresh. Visit http://starkfresh.org/ to learn about the mission and projects of this organization. Thank you to everyone who donated books to make this book sale possible.

to visit the Stark Fresh website.
October Birthdays

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

7 - John & Jo Ann Swope
70 Years Together
CONGRATULATIONS!

10 - David & Martha Koteff
11 - Jeff & Debra Pierpont
12 - Terry & Susan Verble
27 - Scot & Susan Dowell

NORTHMINSTER HOMEBOUND
This Week's Featured Member
BABE STREBEL
Inn at Belden Village - C14
3927 38th St. NW
Canton, OH 44718
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.
  • Brynne (friend of Sutherland McKelvey) - Cancer
  • Suzie Burnett - Stroke
  • Connie Crabtree (friend of Cindy Taylor) - Lymphoma
  • Mark DeGalen (friend of Cindy Taylor) - Cancer treatment at OSU Oncology.
  • Gayle Guht (friend of Terry Tannehill) - Health concerns.
  • Liam Hill has been exposed to the coronavirus.
  • Jayne Kidder at home.
  • James & Emily McKelvey and baby Abraham continue to need your prayer.
  • Paul (Steven Brunt's cousin) - Prostate cancer.
  • Mark Reels - Cancer
  • John Ritchie (coworker of Susan Verble) - Lymphoma
  • Heidi Simpson (Joanne Sogan's daughter) - Upcoming surgery.
  • St. Luke Lutheran Community - Ongoing outbreak of corona affecting both staff and residents.
  • Larry Sprandel (son-in-law of Joanne Sogan) is a paraplegic (15 years), please continue to pray.
  • Babe Strebel - Continued prayers.
  • Suzie VanVranken (friend of Joanne Sogan) - Lou Gerig's Disease
  • Ellie's (Jeannine Swaffield's granddaughter) other grandmother, Janet, has pancreatic cancer.
  • Lillian Wellington (friends of Micki Williams) in the loss of her husband, Bill.
  • Browning West (16) (grandson of Chuck & Ginny) - Needs your continued prayers.

2020 Per Capita - $30.56
Per Capita given to date is $1,199.84
ON the CALENDAR
NOVEMBER 2 - 12
Barb will be on Vacation