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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 a check to Fellowship Hall after worship to purchase your gift card.
Put yourself on the map of Forest Hill Church. Fill out the Forest Hill Church Gifts, Skills, and Passions Questionnaire online and grab hold of the opportunities your faith community presents. Faith matters…you matter!
Explore our call to justice at 2 all-church dinners. Week 1–Mar. 2–will focus on becoming the beloved community. How does our prayer life reflect this vision and what keeps us working towards this goal? Week 2–Mar. 16–will focus on action and opportunities. Learn about direct service, organizing, and advocacy and learn how to balance of these methods and avoid common pitfalls Reservations req.–free-will offering collected for the meal. Sign up here.
The capstone of this year’s Black History Month–Black Women of Excellence: I, too, am America–is our Annual Soul Food Luncheon followed by a discussion of Melissa Harris-Perry’s book, Sister Citizen. Join us on Sun. Feb. 25 @ 12:30pm for soul food in the Afro-Caribbean tradition, and a lively, facilitated discussion of Sister Citizen. Discover what we can do to help straighten the walls of the crooked room we live in.
Well behaved women rarely make history! Come join Rev. Lois Annich and Iris Circle for a bible study about the courageous women of Exodus on Tues. Feb. 20 at 11:30am in Bodwell Hall. Bring whatever you’d like to share for our potluck lunch. Contact Barb Hansen with any questions.
Please join us for our annual celebration of Gospel music on Sun. Feb. 18. This year’s concert, Mamé: An Evening of Black Female Song, will feature music by the professional Black sacred music ensemble “Spiritual Gifts. Light refreshments served at 6:30pm with concert beginning at 7:00pm.
Join us after church on Sun. Feb. 11 after worship for a Black History conversation with State Representative Janine Boyd about living as a Black woman claiming her own power–what Melissa Harris-Perry in Sister Citizen calls “standing straight in a crooked room.” A light luncheon will be served. According to her webpage,
On Sat. Feb. 10 from 9am-2:30pm, the Presbytery of the Western Reserve invites you to a workshop on the challenges that come with living in poverty, and how to help and support low-income people. Held at Parma South Presbyterian Church, 6155 Pearl Road, Parma Heights the workshop will be facilitated by Amy Mitchell, LSW Click here to register
Two or More Gathered: As an expression of financial justice, we encourage everyone to eat at a Black-owned restaurant or use a Black-owned caterer or deli for their Super-Bowl parties on Sunday, Feb. 4 It’s easy to visit a Black-Owned Restaurant Weekend when you start with our list of more than 60 Black-owned restaurants and caterers.