November 23, 2022



8:30 am - Chapel

10:30 am - Sanctuary

Masks are optional.

The message and music will be LIVE on Facebook and on the webpage

later in the day and will air on Wednesday at 7 pm on WMFD-TV.

Pastor Brad's Message this Week:

Bachelor in Paradise:

Searching for a "Hope-filled" Connection

2 Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12 (NIV)

Please join us in Blymyer Hall following the 10:30 Worship Service 

for coffee and fellowship.

Please plan on joining us in Blymyer Hall at 7 pm, THIS evening, November 23, as we gather to recall our roots and celebrate our heritage as a Thanksgiving people! Our time together will feature people sharing "Why I Am Thankful". There will be great fellowship and dessert. Everyone is being asked to please bring their favorite dessert to share. The Thanksgiving Eve offering will be donated to Harmony House.


  • Wednesday, November 23, 9:00 am - 12 noon
  • Thursday, November 24, Closed - Happy Thanksgiving!
  • Friday, November 25, Closed


FOUR time slots are still available for the Bell Ringing at the Kroger Marketplace inside the entryway. Here are the time slots still available: Monday, November 28, 6 - 8 pm; Friday, Dec. 2, Noon - 2 pm, 4-6 pm & 6 - 8 pm. If you are able to fill one of these slots, please see Ron Harenberg after church or contact the church office, 419.756.3046.


The Advent season is all about waiting. With hopes and prayers, we are planning to have our holiday wassail following the 10:30 worship service in BLYMYER HALL! The Ladies League is prepared to serve us as we help bring in the season. Beginning THIS Sunday, November 27th, we will be sharing fellowship and warm, spiced cider together!


Again, this Holiday Season, the youth are selling poinsettias. Flowers will be delivered to the church and will be available for pick-up on Sunday, December 11. The cost is $16 each or 2 for $25 for 6.5" plants with 4 color options. The 8.5" plant is $30 and available in red only. Order forms are available at the various entrances or in the church office. Deadline for ordering is Sunday, December 4. Thank you for supporting the FCC Youth!


The November/December In-Spired Gathering will take place on Thursday, December 8 @ 12 noon in Blymyer Hall (11:30 Social time). The Mansfield Senior High Choir will be performing. Reservations can be made in Blymyer Hall on Sundays or in the church office during the week. The cost is $8 per person payable at the time of your reservation. The deadline for reservations is Monday, December 5. Guests are always welcome!


Mark your calendar for our Holiday get together at the festive Westbrook Country Club. The date is Thursday, December 8th, at 6 pm. Reservations are due to Lucy at 419.756.6871 by Tuesday, December 6th.


The book discussion group will meet Monday, December 19, at 2 pm, in Blymyer Hall. The group will be discussing the book, The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid. Everyone is invited to join the conversation! A complete list of books the group will be discussing is available in the church office.

Sundays, Nov. 27, Dec. 4 & 11

8:30 am Chapel Service

10:30 am Sanctuary Service

Sunday, December 18

8:30 am Chapel Service

10:30 am Sanctuary Service/Children's Program

11:30 am Advent Workshop - Blymyer Hall

Sunday, December 25

10:30 am Sanctuary Service - Merry Christmas!! (1 service only)

Sunday, January 1

10:30 am Sanctuary Service - Happy New Year! (1 service only)

Please note: The church office will be closed December 26 thru January 2nd. If you have an emergency, please contact Pastor Brad at 404.625.6802 or Dee at 419.544.1054. Messages left at the church will be checked daily.


Dates still remain to give flowers during the 2023 calendar year. The chart is located on the cupboard behind the copier in the church office. A reminder card will be sent to you in advance of your scheduled date.

Deacons Meeting - First Thursday of every month, 5:30 pm, Sauter Meeting Room.

Church Council Meeting - Second Tuesday of every month, 5:00 pm, Sauter Meeting Room.

Trustees Meeting - Third Tuesday of every month, 5:30 pm, Sauter Meeting Room.
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