Weekly Updates

Let’s Strike out the Cold!  Join us today Sunday, February 22nd, at 12:30 for lunch and bowling at Colonial Lanes on Whipple Avenue. We will gather at 12:30 for a pizza lunch followed by two games of bowling! Cost is $8 for both pizza and bowling (incl. shoes), or if you aren’t interested in lunch, just $6 for bowling!  If you have any questions, see Laura Miller.

Youth Game Night:  Calling all youth, Middle School and High School, for a fun night of games and food!  We will meet on Friday, February 27th, from 7:30pm – 9:30pm at Crosspoint.  Feel free to invite friends to join you.  If you have any questions contact Ashley Barstow (330-844-0234 or barstowashley@gmail.com).

 “Bag Sunday”:  On the third Sunday of each month we will be collecting items for different missions in our community and around the world.  This month we will be using “The Baby Bottle Boomerang” to collecting loose change for the Pregnancy Support Center.  Pick up a bottle, fill it with loose change and bring it back to Crosspoint by next week.  If you have any question contact Johnny Mayer (330-592-3698).

Created by God:  Created by God is a program for 5th and 6th graders which talks about human sexuality from a Christian perspective.  It is scheduled for Saturday March 21st from 8am – 3 pm and Sunday, March 22nd from 12:30 – 4 pm at Church of the Lakes.   Questions?  Join us at the informational meeting, Sunday March 1st at 9:30am, 10:30am or noon.  The mandatory parents’ meeting is scheduled for Sunday, March 8th at 1 pm.  Brochures and registration forms are at the Information Table.

Indians Game:  We will be heading to a Cleveland Indians Game on Wednesday, June 17th.  The game is at 7:00pm and will be against the Chicago Cubs.  Tickets are $17 and the seats are lower box.  For now save the date and look for a sign-up sheet the middle of March.

Broken and Whole:  Reflections on Race and Reconciliation in light of the movie “Selma.”  See the movie then listen and share stories about race and reconciliation from the 1960s to today.  Inspired by the movie, two predominately African American churches and two predominately Caucasian churches have partnered to imagine the community coming together to sing, pray, listen and share.  First, come see the movie Selma on Tuesday, February 24th, at 7:00 p.m. at Tinseltown Cinemark Theater.  There are a limited number of free tickets, with the remaining tickets for only $5.00.  After seeing the movie everyone is invited to gather on Wednesday, February 25th, at 6:45 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church to listen, share and reflect with stories about race and reconciliation from 1960s to today.  For more information go to www.faithumchurch.org