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Bainbridge Community United Church of Christ

Announcements for the week of September 20, 2018 

Scriptures for Worship Sundays at 10:30 a.m.                                      
Scriptures for Sunday, September 23 will be: Mark 9:30-37, Psalm 54, James 3:13-4:3 & 7-8a
Scriptures for Sunday, September 30 will be: James 5:3-20, Psalm 124, Mark 9:38-50

Bible Study is on Tuesday, September 25th at 10:00 a.m.  All are welcome!

To prepare for Bible Study please read: James chapter 5

Question to consider as preparing for Bible Study: Chapter 5 contains a set of short topics, perhaps more oriented to the faith community as a whole rather than to individuals.  How can we apply the writer's advice to our faith community?

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September 2018 Calendar

As always, the most up-to-date calendar is available on our website here.

If you would like a "printer friendly" copy of the calendar you can find one here.  Updated August 23.  
Sunday, September 23
9:30 a.m. Choir Practice
10:30 a.m. Worship

Monday, September 24

6 p.m. HUBS Square Dance

Tuesday, September 25
10 a.m. Bible Study
8 p.m. AA

Wednesday, September 26

Announcements Due

Sunday, September 30
9:30 a.m. Choir Practice

10:30 a.m. Worship Service


Reconciling Faith and Politics

By Kay Krejci
     We know that there are consequences for what we do as individuals and as a nation. Human lives are always at stake. Families are brought together or broken apart. Disasters take a toll, elections also. We are a divided nation.

     The Prophetic Witness Team, Creating a Culture of Peace, of the Western Reserve and Eastern Ohio Association, is offering a time to come together and discover ways to hear one another, especially in our diverse views.

     Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon, we invite you to Bethany UCC, 1235 Broad Blvd, Cuyahoga Falls. Keynote speakers are Drs. Valerie Bridgeman, dean and Timothy Van Meter, professor from the Methodist Theological School (Delaware, OH).  They will begin the morning followed by discussion and interactive experience. I am planning on going and welcome company.  If you want to know more or want to go, please talk to me.

Choir Practices Have Begun

We meet 9:30 Sunday morning. 
All who want to share the gift of music are welcome! 


October is right around the corner and once again we are searching for volunteers to help us make our weekly worship services complete. 

Remember, we are all church family. You will be helping to provide a service that everyone is thankful for! 

Readings are provided and and help is always available. 

Please consider volunteering. Help us all celebrate the love of God through worship.

Your Name: __________________________________________
*Greeter         October
Usher              10/7                 10/14               10/21               10/28
Acting             10/7                 10/14               10/21               10/28
*Worship        10/7                 10/14               10/21               10/28
Time for         10/7                 10/14               10/21               10/28
The Young                  
At Heart

Circle what you would be willing to do, as well as the dates you would be available.  Please place your completed form in the offering plate.
Simple as that!
* Greeters and Worship Leaders usually sign up for the
month, but we can find someone to replace them for one of their weeks if needed.

If you would like a "printer friendly" copy of the calendar you can find one here.  Updated September 20th.  

Remember our home bound!

Please remember our church family who are housebound. 
If you can't visit, a phone call or card could be the the highlight of their day! 
Anneliese Long
23 Woodside Road, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022     (440) 543-9046
Anneliese would especially like to hear from her friends in the choir!

Vivian DeRolf
Burton Health Center, 14095  E.Center St., Burton, OH 44021    (440) 834-1084

Muriel Lampert
256 High Street, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022     (440) 247-6825
As always, please keep all in your prayers.

If you have any updates or know of anyone who should be added to our list, please email the office  at,
or call (440) 543-5117.
                                      Attendance             Amount               Difference

     September 2                    46                     $1631.72                -$8.28
     September 9                    42                     $3572.62               +$1,932.62 
     September 16                  43                     $780.00                  -$860.00


                              Amount needed each week for 2018 budget is $1,640. 
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