LCMS Ohio District                                                                       December 13, 2017

Lighted Cross Lutheran Church, 2310 W 9th Street in Ashtabula, Ohio invites you to hear the Geneva Community Brass Band on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 4:00 PM.  Refreshments immediately following the performance.  Everyone is welcome!

Zion Lutheran Church in Ridgeville Corners, Ohio, invites you to their Christmas Sing-A-Long on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM.  See  FLYER

Community of Hope, 1435 W. Royalton Road in Broadview Heights is hosting Blind Dove award winning artist, Ginny Owens, who will be leading a Christmas experience of worship and song.  She will be singing on Saturday, December 16th at 5:30 PM and on Sunday morning at 9:00 and 10:45 AM.  For more information call the church office at 
(440) 792-4700.

Redeemer Lutheran Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, is looking for a Worship Leader.  For details about this position, CLICK HERE

Lutheran Campus Ministry in Kent, Ohio was blessed to celebrate the Baptism of one of their students - a sophomore from southern Ohio. Praise the Lord we have a new sister in Christ!

Hosanna Lutheran Early Childhood Center in Columbia Station, Ohio, is looking for a morning part-time Preschool Director beginning with the 2018/2019 school year.  Some of the duties include, (a) managing two teachers/aides, finances, billing, and website; (b) comply with ODJFS forms and code; (c) create weekly bulletin insert and yearly school calendar; (d) prepare Jesus Time and songs; and (e) host parent meeting. Please call Hosanna's Church Secretary, Karen Midkiff, at 440/236-8900 for further information and to discuss a time to setup an interview.

Rev. Emil Gretarsson, Associate Pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in North Canton, Ohio has put together an iNeighborhood workshop on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.  Lunch and childcare provided. Reservations are needed so call 330.499.3307 or e-mail:
  Read Rev. Gretarsson's overview and get flyer 

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Westlake, Ohio still has some Financial Peace University kits available. They are $70/kit. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Trish Schneider, Administrative Assistant via e-mail at:  or call:  440.835.3050 ext 123 .
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Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 3924 Home Road in Powell, Ohio is hosting blind Dove award winning Christian artist, Ginny Owens, who will be leading a Christmas experience of worship and song.  She will be singing on  Sunday night, December 17, 2017 at 6:00 PM . For more information call ( 740) 938-4248.

Mark your calendar for the  Men's Retreat, February 16-17, 2018 .  Dr. Joel Bierman will be the speaker on the topic, "The Kind of Men the Church Needs."  For details  CLICK HERE Registration Deadline:  December 17, 2017.