Join us on Tues. Dec. 12 @ 6pm to learn simple tools that 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. For more info email Leslie Clement or Vikki Nowak. See also http://wishcleveland.com/are-you-ready-to-get-real-about-race/
If the events in your life make it hard to celebrate this season, consider coming to the Longest Night service on Wed. Dec. 20, 7pm, at Church on the Saviour (on Lee Rd. in Cleve Hts.). Rev. Lois Annich will be preaching at this collaboration of four area churches.
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.
Here’s a quick reminder of our Christmas Eve schedule:
11:00am ~ Worship with Pageant
11:00pm ~ Candlelight Worship (Seasonal music begins at 10:45pm)
12:00am ~ Christmas Gathering with milk & cookies in Fellowship Hall. We look forward to sharing this special night of worship with you!
The musical prelude for our traditional candlelight Christmas Eve worship begins at 11:00pm but the service starts at 10:45pm – so don’t be shy about entering during the pre-service singing. After the service, stop by Fellowship Hall for our annual Milk & Cookies reception!
We have a tradition of meeting and greeting old and new friends in our Fellowship Hall following the Christmas Eve Candlelight service. Milk, cookies and conversation provided–with the congregation providing the cookies. Please set aside a dozen or more Christmas cookies and bring them to the church kitchen anytime on Christmas Eve to be shared in community after the 11pm service.
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,
Twenty spots have again been reserved for our team at the 2018 Homeless Stand Down, on Sat. Jan. 20 at Public Auditorium. As a team volunteer, you’ll be a “personal shopper” helping homeless guests “shop” for donated items. To sign up, go to the Hands-On Northeast Ohio site. (Invitation code = JACK.) You’ll
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!