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Easter Alleluias!

April 8, 2021 Amy Wheatley

Joyful proclamations of “Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!” called us to worship on Easter Sunday. Thank you to the Hall/Fay, Offutt Decker, Webster, and Miller families, along with Emma Haas, Antoinette Richardson, Emmanuel Sabo and Doris Allen for helping us experience the good news of Easter. To see the entire Call to Worship, check out the recorded worship service. See the Miller’s “Alleluia” here!

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Easter Gifts for Families

April 8, 2021 Amy Wheatley

Families of children and youth received an Easter gift, delivered to their homes, from the Family, Youth and Children’s Ministry. The butterfly-themed gift bags contained reminders of new life, including milkweed seeds to plant (they attract butterflies!) eggs with Easter messages, coloring sheets and of course, chocolate!

Easter Gift Bag for FHC Families
Members of the Delivery Crew getting ready to hit the road with gifts for families!

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First Day of Spring Family Fling!

April 8, 2021 Amy Wheatley

Twenty seven parents, children and youth gathered in our outdoor courtyard on the first day of spring, Sunday, March 21st. Families were joined by members of the Family, Youth and Children (FYC) ministry, and the pastors, musicians and A/V team stopped by to say “hi” on their way to worship. Adults re-connected in conversation, teens played spirited games of cornhole and the younger children ran, climbed and laughed together on the playground. We all enjoyed the warm sunny weather and a few dozen sprinkle donuts! Here are some photos of the fun!

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Spreading love for Valentine’s Day!

March 10, 2021 Amy Wheatley

Children and youth received a surprise for Valentine’s Day. Volunteers delivered packages of cookie dough to families’ homes so that they could bake a sweet treat together, with love from Forest Hill Church.

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Marking a Year of COVID-19

March 10, 2021 Amy Wheatley

This week marks one year of COVID-19 in our community. Here’s a prayer that may help your family reflect on the past year. Share some of the feelings you’ve experienced and name some sources of strength and grace you’ve discovered. How have you felt God’s presence in your lives?


Wonder Worker,
In this year when everything changed,
when we felt worried and weary,
when we wailed and we wondered, you
gave us a promise…..
Nothing can separate us from your love.
And nothing will be wasted.
With you at work, light, live,
love, and liberation, always
win. Amen.
(Illustrated Ministry, LLC. 2021)

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