Posts from May 2019

Mitzvah Day 2019

You are invited to be a part of Mitzvah Day, or “Tikkun Olam,” which is Hebrew for “to commit a moral deed. In 2002, the Temple Israel began this tradition in Akron, where area faith organizations come together for a day of caring for the community. This year, Mitzvah Day will be held on June…

Scholarship Opportunity

We are now accepting applications for the Gustely Family Memorial Scholarship Fund for the 2019-2020 academic year. Please note that only members, the children or grandchildren of members of First Church may apply. The requirements of this scholarship are that candidates exhibit qualities of character and need. Past academic performance is a further consideration of…

Spring Plant Sale

The Feed My Sheep Garden is holding a plant sale in collaboration with Let’s Grow Akron! Join us on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, from 9am-3pm in the First Church upper parking lot. You will be able to purchase seedlings for summer vegetables, herbs and perennials. There will also be live music and…

May Movie Titles

Wednesday, May 8, is the last night of Wednesday Night at the Movies until Fall 2019. We are playing the feature film The Healer. A young man discovers that he suddenly has the gift of healing, but isn’t ready to accept his new reality until a teenage girl with terminal cancer unexpectedly shows him the…