NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Thursday, July 23, 2020

OUT of the OFFICE
Barb is taking a vacation day
tomorrow, Friday, July 24.

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 virtual service.
ALL
IN-PERSON SERVICES, MEETINGS,
BIBLE STUDIES,
and
SUPPORT GROUPS
Activities have been suspended
until further notice.
Tentative Reopening - Sunday, August 16
REOPENING GUIDELINES
to read the proposed guidelines for the reopening
of services on 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
35 Live Views &
70 Total Views
of the Northminster / Calvary Service
for Sunday, July 19
THIS SUNDAY at NORTHMINSTER
SUNDAY'S SERMON
"The Promise of Presence"
by Rich Holmes
LAST SUNDAY'S SERMON
"Overcoming Evil with Good"



THIS WEEK'S SCRIPTURE READINGS

OLD TESTAMENT READING
Genesis 32:22-31

NEW TESTAMENT READING
Romans 8:26-39

GRADUATE RECOGNITION
SUNDAY
Honoring the achievements of our
2020 Graduates !


Jared East is a graduate of Hoover High School. He was a member of the Marching and Symphonic bands. Jared completed his last year of high school at Stark State College. He has participated in soccer leagues throughout high school. He has also been active in the church participating in various youth group events, singing in the choir and serving one year as a youth elder on Session. While on Session, he updated the sermons to our website. He is currently an integral part in helping to stream the virtual worship service.

Jared is currently attending Stark State majoring in Automotive Technology. He plans to graduate with an Associate Degree in the Spring of 2021 and is currently working full-time at Valvoline on Belden Village Street.

Sam Verble is a 2020 graduate of GlenOak High School. He was a member of the National Honor Society and received his Varsity Letter in Soccer, Speech and Debate. He will attend West Virginia University in August where he plans to major in Political Science and then enter law school. Sam was baptized and confirmed at Northminster and he participated in Vacation Bible School, youth group, and two mission trips.


CONGRATULATIONS
TO
JARED EAST
Hoover High
and
SAM VERBLE
GlenOak

We're proud of you!
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.

Gift Cards for Special Summer Activities:
Starbucks
Dairy Queen
McDonalds
Pulp
Chipolte
Aldi (For special food items.)
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

July Birthdays

1 - Derek East
2 - Robert Allen
3 - Sutherland McKelvey
4 - Margaret Bischoff
4 - Emily McKelvey
4 - Jim York
9 - Deah West
12 - Mark Klingenberger
15 - Stephanie Allen


July Anniversaries

1 - Rich & Kelly Holmes
7 - Chuck & Ginny West

July Birthdays
Continued...

15 - Claire Van Atta
20 - Steve McGinnis
29 - Susan Dowell
NORTHMINSTER HOMEBOUND
This Week's Featured Member
JOYCE RAKE
309 Abby Lane
Hartville, OH 44632-8307

PRAYER REQUESTS

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


  • All healthcare workers locally, nationally and around the world.
  • Connie Aycock (friend of Karen Moore) has cancer.
  • 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.
  • Tiffany King (granddaughter of Joyce King) is in need of your continued prayer.
  • Grant Mathes (30) (Betty Linhart's nephew) has finished chemo and his PET scan came back clean. Betty appreciates each of you and thanks you for your prayers.
  • James & Emily McKelvey and baby Abraham continue to need your prayer.
  • Riley McGinnis (Lynda's niece) has now tested negative for COVID-19. A few more like that and she will be cleared.
  • Tina Miller (friend of Sherry Jacobsen) and her father, Frank, who has COVID-19. Frank is hospitalized, not doing well and awaiting an experimental treatment.
  • Paul (Steven Brunt's cousin) has had prostate cancer for several years, but has now been told to put his affairs in order. There are no more treatment options.
  • Mark Reels is undergoing treatment for cancer.
  • 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
Sunday, August 16
Tentative Reopening