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Come watch (or not!) Super Bowl LIV: Kansas City Chiefs VS San Francisco 49ers at Kathryn and Peter Eloff’s home. The Eloffs are providing chili at half time; bring an appetizer or dessert to share!
Join us Sat. Feb. 8 for an intergenerational movie night with options for families and individuals of all ages: children, youth, and adults. Times will depend on theater showtimes, but plan to meet at church at 3:30pm to drop off kids and carpool to the theater. Kids will watch the movie Zootopia as a lead-in to a discussion on race and racism. Youth and Adults will see Just Mercy in the theater, then return to church for dinner and discussion. Dinner and childcare provided.
Please commit to attend GCC’s Public Meeting, Thurs. Feb. 27, 7pm at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church. Be part of Forest Hill’s goal of bringing 101 people to support the action to secure off-site, pre-booking Mental Health & Addiction Crisis Centers in Cuyahoga County as an alternative to jail for those in crisis. GCC has pushed for these centers for over 2 years because we know they work: saving lives and public money, reducing overcrowding in our County jail, and helping level the judicial field for people of color. Carpools will leave from our parking lot. Signup in Fellowship Hall Sundays after worship or email Diana Woodbridge or Scott Lafferty
Reconnecting with God’s Creation is again being offered by the Education and Spiritual Formation Ministry on Sundays, 4 – 6pm, Mar. 15 to June 7.* Readings, mixed media presentations, small group discussion, and field trips will help illustrate the deep connections between humans and nature. Contact Kemp Jaycox or Steve Sedam to
The Green Team invites you to join them in South Hall after worship on Sun. Mar. 8 for a special program on Solar Panel utilization. New opportunities abound to reduce energy usage relating to fossil fuel!
The Black Caucus invites all people of good will to join its newly formed book club. The first book is Strength to Love, a collection of sermons by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They plan to read 4 books a year with a Saturday morning discussion each quarter. Strength to Love will be discussed Sat. Mar 21, from 10am to noon in Bodwell Hall.
If you enjoy knitting, crocheting, or even fleece-tying baby blankets, consider donating to the Deacons’ ministry that gives each infant born in our congregation a lovingly-made blanket as a welcome to our church family. Email Deacon Chris Bell to learn how to knit or
Each Sunday a different lay person leads the Call to Worship and reads the scripture lesson. If you’ve wondered whether you can be a Lay Reader, contact Linda Martin to let her know of your interest. Whether you’re experienced or a rookie, she can answer your questions and help you feel comfortable reading in front of the congregation.
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!
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.