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Rise Against Hunger

Although the LOAF sponsored Rise Against Hunger event is not until Sept 21 it is not too early to ask for donations so we can see how many meals we will be able to afford. One bag of rice, soy, vegetables, and vitamins, when reconstituted, serves 6 and costs $2 (a little price increase from 2017).

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PERSONAL  HYGIENE  ITEMS–  Needed  by  Salvation Army  for  those  who  come  into  the  facility  to shower.   Especially  useful  are  motel-sized shampoos,  lotions,  and  soaps.    Clean  used  bath towels,  combs,  and  toothbrushes  are  also  gratefully accepted. 

School bags will be needed again this year.

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Bus Trip


Who: FIRST 40 to sign-up!

What: Bus trip, buffet lunch, and whodunit musical called “Stolen”

Where: Dutch Valley Restaurant and Ohio Start Theatre in Sugarcreek, Ohio.

When: Wednesday, July 31, 8:30 a.m.

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Outdoor Worship Service and Picnic

Join us for a Parish Worship Service This Sunday, July 14, 10:30 a.m. at Prince of Peace with a cookout to follow. Please bring a dish to share!

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RISE AGAINST HUNGER date is set for Sat. Sept 21, 2019 at Lakeview High School cafeteria.  A dozen volunteers will be needed at 7:30 to help set up and 40 more volunteers will be needed from 9-noon or so. We also are asking for monetary donations as it costs $3000 to provide 10,000 meals.

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Vacation Bible School

Due to scheduling, we are looking for new dates, times and possible locations for this years VBS. We’ll keep you posted.

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Mother’s Day

MOTHER’S  DAY   is  May  12! There  are  many  exciting  reasons  to  plan  to  linger  after  the  church  services  May  12!

At  POP  we  will  celebrate  Mother’s  Day  with  a  brunch  and  gifts  for  all  grandmothers,  mothers  and aunts!  In  addition  we  will  be  honoring  our  confirmands  with  a  special  cake,

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Memorial Day Parade

CHAMPION MEMORIAL DAY PARADE Monday,  May  27  at    9:00  a.m.  The  path  of  travel  is:  St. William  Church,  north  to  township cemetery  across from  Central  Elementary School  for  a  memorial  service  hosted  by Champion Rotary  Club.  St. John  Lutheran  Church  will  have  a  float.

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Baccalaureate Service

Wed.  May 29 at 7:30 p.m. @ St Roberts Catholic Church.  Come and pray  with  and  for  our  Lakeview  graduates  and  for  all  the  2019  graduates

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Oppertunities To Help

St. John

NOISY OFFERING at SJ April and May will be for Camp Frederick to get items they need on their Wish List.

IN-KIND OFFERINGS at SJ for May will be items to donate to Caring Hearts Ministry. -small individual Kleenex packets (travel size) – individually wrapped sugar-free candies –

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Prince of Peace

SCHOOL  BAGS  will  be  needed  again  this  year.    Carol Sandrock  found  a  windfall of corduroy  at a  yard  sale. It has  been  cut  up  and  made  into  kits  which  are available  for  those  of  you  who  sew  and  are  willing  to make  a  few  bags  this  summer.

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Sunrise Service

Easter Sunrise Services at Mosquito Lake Park Beach area at 6:30 AM. Pastor Dave from Cortland Methodist Church will bring the message

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Worship Time Change

Just a reminder that the worship times for the Parish are changing on Sunday, April 7.

  • 8:30 a.m. Prince of Peace
  • 10:00 a.m. St. Joh

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Easter Baskets

St John

In-kind Offerings
In March & April: Non-perishable foods for Easter food

Noisy Offerings
In March: Gift certificated for Easter Food baskets

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Give A Child A Trip To The Zoo

Jefferson School in Warren is planning to take 200 students grades 6-8 to the Cleveland Zoo this spring. They need financial assistance to accomplish this. Prince of Peace wants to help. If you care to help also please give $6 (for one child) to Jean Bolinger. Our goal is 50 tickets or $300.

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Parish Senior Dancers To Perform

Judy Mackey, Rubylee Jordan, and Jean Bolinger will be tap dancing in the TSPC annual musical revue at Champion High School April 6 and 7. Proceeds help support an annual scholarship for a Trumbull County student. See the poster on the bulletin board

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Church Directory Update

I sent an email to each family or individuals’ email address in the directory, asking you to confirm or update the information we have. Many of you promptly replied and I thank you. If you did not get my message please contact me with your name, spouse, children, address,

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Lenten Season Schedule

This is Pr. Bill Leitch at Living Lord.

I understand that Faith Parish does not have Ash Wednesday or Lenten  midweek services scheduled during your transition.  Living Lord and St. Paul both invite your congregations to our services

Ash Wednesday, March 6

Living Lord Lutheran Church has Ash Wednesday Services scheduled for noon and at 6:30 pm.

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner

St. John

Kick off the Lenten season with a Pancake Dinner on Shrove Tuesday, March 5, at 6:00 p.m.

Free will offering.

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Quiz Night

Cortland Humanitarian Outreach Worldwide has scheduled a Quiz Night for Saturday, March 2, 2019.  It’s time to organize your team of 5-8 members.  Put your heads together as a team to answer trivia questions in the following categories:  entertainment, history, sports, geography, food, literature, pop culture, current events, religion, and mathematics.  If you don’t have 5-8 people to make a team,

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