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Winter Labyrinth

Thursday, December 1, 6:30pm Come down to the Fellowship Hall for an evening of relaxation and meditation. Live music and candles accompany our 36 sq. foot labyrinth that is laid out on the floor. The journey you walk on the labyrinth can represent many different metaphorical journey’s – a journey toward the heart of God, a pilgrimage of prayer, or walking into…

Mission of the Month – November 2016

The Board of Christian Outreach has selected Heart to Heart Family Support Center in collaboration with East Akron Development Community Corporation (EANDC) to be the November Mission of the Month. These two agencies have partnered together to identify services for grandparents and other kinship care providers raising children due to abuse, neglect, parent incarceration and many other areas of concern. EANDC has…

It’s Official: We’re Open & Affirming

Yesterday, in a beautiful show of the strength and grace of Christ lived out in our Congregational tradition, our church gathered at the end of worship, as part of worship, and adopted the proposed Welcome Statement with a 98% affirmative vote. Thank you to all who attended the meeting yesterday, everyone who participated in the learning opportunities offered over the past nine months…

11th Annual Halloween Spooktacular!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 5:00 PM Free and open to the public Miss it if you dare… COME! BRING YOUR FRIENDS! Dress up in costume or come just the way you are…but be prepared for spooky music and fun!! Featured programming includes musical performances with styles from classical to Broadway, a costume parade for children, Halloween party and prizes! Free will offering benefits Akron Children’s Hospital…

Mission of the Month – October 2016

The Outreach Board has selected LINKS Community and Family Services to be the October Mission of the Month. LINKS is created to engage in community programming services and redevelopment activities, assisting employment re-entry, establishing an after school academy and assisting with linking individuals with food, clothes, shelter, and medical services. Their main focus is redirecting the underprivileged and disadvantaged. To make a…

Akron Area Interfaith Council Fall Forum

Your Faith – Your Freedom – Your Vote Thursday, October 6, 7:00pm Meetinghouse As the 2016 Presidential Campaign winds down, now is the time to engage in the political conversations that can be heard around the dinner table and in the boardroom. Join us for a panel discussion with moderator, Dr. Steve Brooks, Associate Professor and Associate Director of Ray C. Bliss Institute…

Calling All Spooky Singers!

Do you like to sing? Do you LOVE Halloween? Don’t be a scaredy cat! Join us on Sunday, October 23rd for a pickup choir at our 11th annual Spooktacular event! More details to come: we’ll choose some selections from Wicked, The Addams Family, and more! If you’re interested in singing, or have other great ideas for mystical musical offerings and fiendish fun,…

All Church Picnic at Ramseyer Farms

Saturday, October 1, 2016 11am-6pm, Rain or Shine! Cost: $11/person. Cash, Visa, Discover and Mastercard accepted. Let us know you’re coming and what dish you’re bringing by signing up on the Church office by September 25! Upon arrival at the farm, let the staff know you are with Akron FCC so you get the $1 discount at the door. Please give them…

Fall Labyrinth

Thursday, September 8, 6:30pm Come down to the Fellowship Hall for an evening of relaxation and meditation. Live music and candles accompany our 36 sq. foot labyrinth that is laid out on the floor. The journey you walk on the labyrinth can represent many different metaphorical journey’s – a journey toward the heart of God, a pilgrimage of prayer, or walking into…