NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Thursday, October 8, 2020
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
Pastor Rich - Monday and Wednesday
Barb - Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.*
*TEMPORARY
CHANGE OF HOURS
FOR THE CHURCH OFFICE
Please Note these changes in Barb's schedule for the next two weeks:
Thursday, October 15 & 22 - 11:00 to 2:30
Friday, October 16 & 23 - 11:00 to 2:30

Tuesday Hours will remain the same - 9:00 to 12:45

There have been
36 Live Views &
47 Total Views
of the Northminster / Calvary Service
for Sunday, October 4
THIS SUNDAY at NORTHMINSTER
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
Sunday, October 11
For the purpose of electing a nominating committee.
SUNDAY'S SERMON
"Saying Goodbye"
by Rich Holmes
THIS WEEK'S SCRIPTURE READINGS

OLD TESTAMENT READING
Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

NEW TESTAMENT READING
Romans 8:31-39
COMING EVENTS
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
Sunday, October 25
For the purpose of dissolving the call of
Rich Holmes from Northminster.
BARB on VACATION
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 September:
(No October Requests have been submitted at this time.)
Paper Towels / Foam Hand Soap / Brown Sugar
Taco Seasoning / White Rice

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
Continue to donate unwanted books from your personal collections. 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
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
DON GRAY
315 Summit St. SW
North Canton, OH 44720
CHANGE of ADDRESS
Bill & Joyce Rake
Please make note of this new address:

Bill & Joyce Rake
12240B Strausser St.
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Their phone number remains the same.
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
  • Alan Dawson (Sue Paradis' brother-in-law) in hospice care at Altercare Noble's Pond.
  • Mark DeGalen (friend of Cindy Taylor) - Cancer treatment at OSU Oncology.
  • Gayle Guht (friend of Terry Tannehill) - Health concerns.
  • 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.

THIRD QUARTER
GIVING STATMENTS HAVE BEEN MAILED
If you haven't received yours contact the church office.
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