Member Margaret Brouwer’s Oratoria Voice of the Lake for solo voice, choir and instruments will be performed Fri. Oct. 18 at 7pm in Kulas Hall of the Cleve. Institute of Music. A musical vista of nature and the lake, Voice of the Lake showcases the recreational and rejuvenating joys of Lake Erie and its environmental concerns. The one-hour oratorio highlights the importance of this special gift from God, and our responsibility to care for it.
On Sun. Oct. 21, the Youth will meet right after worship in the Ruah Room for a quick lunch and then carpool to Shaker Square Cinemas for a 1pm showtime of The Hate U Give. Families can pick up their youth at Shaker Square after the movie lets out about 3:15-3:30 or a ride back to FHC can be provided with advanced notice. RSVPs are not mandatory but would help planning for lunch and carpool. Trailer; Parental Guide
It’s that time again! The Fall Workday is Sat. Oct.27 from 9am to 12 noon. Come build community while caring for our building and grounds. This church, and its upkeep, belongs to ALL of us!
Mark your calendar now and make plans to be a guest or a host at this year’s Unexpected Guest event. Guests show up and bring their beverage of choice. Hosts plan and present a meal for 8 to 10 people. No one know their dinner partners until they arrive! Children are welcome, as some dinner groups will be planned around families with children of similar ages. Sign up here or email Cindy Fink.
Save the Date The Group (60s – 70s – 80s) is attending the Cleveland Heights High production of Mary Poppins on Sun. Nov. 4, followed by dinner in the Cedar-Lee area. Watch for more information!
We are part of a regular presence at the Cleveland ICE Field Office (925 Keynote Drive, Brooklyn Hts), standing vigil against its inhumane treatment of immigrants. Members and clergy from participating organizations lead these Interfaith Vigils as we pray for those detained and deported and demand that ICE stop the raids decimating our community. All are welcome every Thurs. from 4-4:45pm. To carpool from church, email Sharon Shumaker.
Several women meet at church each month to pack boxes of cookies, books and toiletries to send to deployed men and women. Please send the names and addresses of any folks you may know who are serving overseas to Doris Bartlett or Nancy Burcham.
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