Faith Lutheran Church News
Worship & Education
Great News! We will be returning to our beautiful renovated sanctuary on Sunday, July 6th. Please join us as we celebrate our new worship space.
Blood pressure screening is held following the 10:15 service the first Sunday of the month.
SUNDAY SCHOOL: 9:00 - 10:00
DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS, THERE WILL BE NO SUNDAY SCHOOL FOR ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE SCHOOL, AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
Elementary classes meet in the lower level conference room.
Middle School meets in the youth lounge.
Lounge class is held in the lounge.
Joanne Hanners leads a Bible study in the blue room.
TENT TROUPE JULY 2014
Everyone is welcome to this free event!! Please come early for the best seating.
Monday, July 14
Faith Lutheran Church
730 Collingwood Ave.
Whitehall, Ohio 43213
1:30 PM Children’s Matinee
LIVE ON STAGE
FOLK TALES FABLES AND FUN
Stories Old and New
This is a matinee especially for children and the child in all of us featuring a variety of classic short stories, fables and folk tales including THE BREMERTOWN MUSCIANS and an adaptation of ANANSI THE MOSS COVERED ROCK, CAPS FOR SALE and two tales written and adapted for Tent Troupe by Valerie Tripp, author of the American Girl.
The interactive format begins at 1:30 PM with a lively pre-show with singing and dancing followed by the featured stories which present a fresh look at old tales and modern stories that have up-to-date messages for us all.
7:30 PM Family Entertainment
ALL I REALLY NEED TO KNOW I LEARNED IN KINDERGARTEN
CONCEIVED AND ADAPTED BY ERNEST ZULIA
This heartwarming, charming, funny and touching comedy/drama speaks to all of us and makes us think about what is really important in life. These stories celebrate our very existence, for the whimsy of childhood to the wisdom of old age. It is truly an evening for “remembering and reflecting”.
Summer Fellowship Activities
Congregation/Community "Picnic/Potluck" Lunches
Sundays, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14
11:30 AM in the Grove following the 10:15 service
TENT TROUPE - MONDAY, JULY 14
A youth group from Pennsylvania will present a matinee and evening performance. Invite your friends and neighbors to this delightful presentation.
ICE CREAM SOCIAL - SUNDAY, JULY 27, 3-5 PM
Music, clown, face painter - fellowship-ice cream
WHITEHALL NIGHT OUT - TUESDAY, AUGUST 5
Special activities are being planned to take place at Faith Lutheran.
Christian Summer Day Camp
Lutheran Outdoor Ministries will be leading a Christian Summer Day Camp at Faith Lutheran Church this summer.
When: July 21 - July 25
Where: Faith Lutheran Church
730 Collingwood Avenue
Whitehall, OH 43231
Who may attend: Kindergarten (completed) - 6th Grade
Cost: Free (to the first 30 registrants)
Registration forms are available in the office or by calling 237-4241. A pdf format of the registration is also available on this website, under documents on the left hand panel. Click on documents and select both files which are the front and back of the Camp Registration. Please turn completed forms into the church office.
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Emma Southward Participates in Haitian Timoun Foundation Mission Trip
Emma with Haitian Students
Emma Southward, daughter of Roger and Karen Southward, was one of twenty people who traveled to Haiti in February to help the Haitian Timoun Foundation build two new classrooms for their school. (This is the organization that Dr. Binau from Trinity Seminary talked about a few years back in the Lounge Sunday School class. He was visiting the country at the time of hurricane.)
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First English Meals
Faith Lutheran prepares and serves breakfast for people living in the central city on the fourth Sunday of each month at First English Church. Please contact Dave or Mary Garvin if you would like to help out.
First English breakfasts will be served on the following dates:
June 22, July 27, August 24, September 28, October 6, November 23, and December 28.
Pictured below is Mary Garvin with other helpers at a First English block party.
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Rose of Concern Pins Awarded to Bev and Herb Scholes
Faith Lutheran Church is pleased to present the Rose of Concern pins to Bev and Herb Scholes who are most worthy recipients.
Herb has been an usher, greeter, counter, team leader of BREAD, and a volunteer with Betty Brewer's Angels. He has been an Outreach Board Member, past representative of the Outreach Board to Parish Council, and is a current Vice President of the Parish Council. Herb has been active in numerous outreach activities such as WUMC meals for children, Whitehall Night Out, and LOMO Summer Camp.
Bev has been active with Outreach Board activities such as Whitehall Night Out, WUMC meals, BREAD, and home communioun. She counts/reviews attendance sheets, cares for supplies in pews (pencils, envelopes, etc.), and sings in the choir. In addition, she is a quilter, helps with mailings for the church, and is a caretaker to mother.
Congratulations to Herb and Bev!. Faith is blessed with your service to our church and to our Faith community!
Sunday School Participates in Project Linus
Patients at Nationwide Children's Hospital will beenjoying the warmth and comfort of sixty new fleece blankets recently completed by elementary and high school Sunday School students, parents, and staff of Faith Lutheran. In the fall, Faith Lutheran Sunday School students decided to sponsor Project Linus, a non-profit organization which provides homemade blankets to children in need at local hospitals.
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Plan Your Vacation, Benefit Faith Lutheran
You can plan your next vacation getaway and benefit Faith Lutheran Church by booking your next trip through Faith and Friends.