Our Hope and Call 10/28

Join us for a special presentation on Oct. 28. As part of our 10:00 am worship, Kate Gillooly will preach a sermon on “Our Hope and Call.” This dramatic presentation shares the stories of call to ministry experienced by lay people and encourages all of us to discern God’s call to us in our daily lives. This sermon is part of Kate’s thesis for her Doctor of Ministry degree. All are welcome – bring a friend!

Children’s Sabbath Oct. 21

On October 21, we will join with other congregations all across the country in the National Observance of Children’s Sabbaths. Created by the Children’s Defense Fund, this is a weekend to lift up the needs of children nation-wide. The theme this year is “Realizing Dr. King’s Vision for Every Child: Lives of Hope, Not Despair.”We will focus prayers, worship, education and action on  the urgent problems facing our nation’s children, exploring sacred texts and teachings that call us to love and protect children, responding with outreach and advocacy, and—most importantly–inspiring new, year-round action to improve the lives of children. Together we inspire change that will improve the lives of children!

Midweek Bible Study

We are exploring the book of Acts, reading and discussing a few chapters each week. We meet at Juma Coffeehouse on Chagrin Blvd. (just west of Warrensville Ctr. Rd.) at 1:00 pm each Tuesday in October.

For 10/16, please read chapters 13-15.

For 10/23, please read chapters 16-20

For 10/30, please read chapters 21-28.

Little Free Pantry is Open

The first Little Free Pantry on the east side of Cleveland is open at HCC.  Think Little Free Library but with food. The motto is “Take what you need, leave what you can.”  It is located behind the church on Winslow Road near the playground.

HCC Community Garden

We have 4′ x 12′ plots available for the 2018 growing season. Suggested contribution is $30, which covers your plot and water. Check it out on Daleford Road between Van Aken and Winslow.  Registration is available online or by calling the church office (216-561-4800).  Know someone who might be interested?  Be sure to spread the word.