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The Sanctuary Movement
We are providing provide sanctuary for a law-abiding Akron mother of four threatened with deportation – housing, caring for, and supporting her inside the church – until she can return to her home and family without threat of deportation. Our Sanctuary ministry
To volunteer email firstname.lastname@example.org. To financially support the cost of our guest’s shelter, we gratefully accept cash or checks payable to Forest Hill Church, marked Sanctuary Movement, or given online through Paypal with Sanctuary Movement in the “Add special instructions to seller” field.
Mark your calendars now for our annual fair trade bazaar, Sun. Dec. 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. New this year: low-cost items so children can shop for their friends and family. Featuring fair trade vendors as well as local artists and craftspeople, this year’s read more »
The Group will have its Christmas party at Diana Woodbridge’s home on Fri, Dec. 8 at 6:30pm. To join them, RSVP to Cathy Ghiandoni by Dec. 6. Guests are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert and BYOB. The Group is once again collecting and preparing Christmas gifts for a Boulevard School family for Christmas. Gift certificates and money are appreciated but if you prefer to shop, the family read more »
Prepare for Advent and Christmas at our Centering Practices Workshop – Sat. Dec. 9, 9 – 11:30am. Join us for a time of simple music, lectio divina, bodily movement and breath work that will bless and ground our Advent journey. Email or call in your RSVPs to the office (216.321.2660).
Join the Pacesetters for their Christmas Party, Sat. Dec. 9 at Dave and Chris Bell’s home in Cleve. Hts. Welcome the season with food, fellowship, and friends, including adult children. Soft drinks and wine provided–bring anything else you’d like to drink along with an appetizer or dessert and something for the food pantry. No RSVPs needed. Questions? See or email the Bells.
Henry Dyck and Lara Troyer will reprise their roles in Gian-Carlo Menotti’s opera Amahl and the Night Visitors in our sanctuary on Sat. Dec. 9 at 7pm and again on Sun. Dec. 10 at 4pm. The choirs will be costumed as peasants living in a small village. Jack read more »
Learn simple tools to help conversations about race be more productive. Expect a high level of interaction — this is not a “sit and get” experience. Registration required. Led by Adele DiMarco Kious and Erica Merritt (Remember them from past events?) For more info email Leslie Clement or Vikki Nowak. See also http://wishcleveland.com/are-you-ready-to-get-real-about-race/
Adult Education classes -Sunday mornings at 9:30 in South Hall – will study the Advent and Christmas texts of the gospels of Matthew and Luke and reading as a companion book An Adult Christ at Christmas by Raymond E. Brown.
Explore the wonder of the natural world on a spiritual level, our ongoing connection and relationship with nature, an awakening to its power of healing, and our responsibility as Christians for its stewardship through a 12-session, year-long examination of scripture, small group discussions, field experiences, read more »
Put yourself on the map of Forest Hill Church. Fill out the Forest Hill Church Gifts, Skills, Passions Questionnaire online and grab hold of the opportunities your faith community presents. Faith matters…you matter!
Did you know your groceries can help raise funds for the youth summer mission trip? When you purchase a gift card for Giant Eagle, Dave’s, Zagara’s and Heinen’s through Forest Hill Church, you get the full amount to spend at the store and support the youth as well! Bring cash or check to Fellowship Hall after worship to purchase your gift card.