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Rev. Nanette Pitt to Lead Akron’s Oldest Church

The Rev. Nanette Pitt will take over the pulpit at First Congregational Church of Akron as of Sept. 1, 2015. This will be the first time in the church’s 183-year-history that it will have a woman as its spiritual leader. A native of South Africa, Rev. Pitt immigrated to the United States in 2000. She acted and directed in Boston-area theaters and…

September 2015 Mission of the Month

The Christian Outreach Board has designated Genneserate as our Mission of the Month for September.  The late Spiro Goumas was a founder and supporter of this innovative, non-profit corporation which operates with all volunteers under the direction of a board of directors.  They provide long term housing for homeless two-parent families in a furnished apartment for up to two years after which they…

South Street Ministries

South Street Ministries (SSM) is a ministry in the South Akron/Summit Lake area that is committed to the physical, socio-economic, and spiritual well-being of this neighborhood. Founded in 1997 by Duane and Lisa Crabbs, SSM has offered 18 years of programming, ministry, and shared life with the people in this area. SSM reaches across racial, economic, cultural and religious barriers for the…