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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Sunday's Service - May 27, 2018

Featured scripture verses are: 1 Corinthians 7:25-40
for Adam's message: To Be Single or Not.

Join us this Sunday for Worship!

CG NEWS & EVENTS

Garden News

This Sunday is the final Garden class before summer break. Jen Lynch will lead this lesson that reminds us that God needs us to be good examples. Kids, bring your Bibles!

Crochet Class

 
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Rachel made...the Eiffel Tower?!?!

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Laughing & learning.

A big thank you to Jessica Deeter for a truly wonderful crochet class! We will definitely be doing this again, as all the participants had a great time and felt they learned something new.

"Springing Into Summer" Potluck

Last Sunday's celebration of the season was full of fun, friends, and fabulous food. Once again, our CG cooks showed their talents by providing many delicious treats! It is always a blessing to be able to gather in fellowship as a church family and to take time to visit with friends both old and new.

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Bible Studies

Sunday Morning: Pat Shannon leads a class on the book of Matthew; 9:30 - 10:30am.

Wednesday Morning: Ladies Study - Dwelling in God's Peace from the Jesus Calling Bible Study Series by Sarah Young; 9am.

Friday Evening: Bible Study at the Shannon's house; 6pm.

You are welcome to join in a study at any time!

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Youth Group News

We had a great time last week on our trip to Columbiana. We hid our painted rocks for others to find, after we took some time to pray for the people who will be finding them. Then we celebrated the end of the school year with a trip to Orange Leaf for frozen yogurt, followed by fun and games outside at Firestone Farms. Regular Youth Group will resume in the fall, but we will still get together throughout the summer. Events will be scheduled soon, including our usual trip to the Snyder's for swimming and s'mores!

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UPCOMING AT CG

VBS Meeting - Sunday, June 3rd

If you are interested in volunteering for VBS this year, please stay after Worship on June 3rd. We will have a short informational/planning meeting. Come see what Abundance Orchard is all about!

Abundance Orchard VBS

July 9 - 13 from 10:00 to 12:30

Miss Peg from the Green Team will join us again this year as a special guest! Invite your friends and family to join us in the orchard, where faith grows and hungry people are fed.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Flowers Still Available

If you are looking for more hanging baskets, let us know. We have a nice variety remaining in the greenhouse!

Special Needs Classes

Today is our last day with the Transition class for this season. We appreciate their great attitudes and willingness to work hard here at Goodness Grows. They will be missed this summer, but we happily anticipate their return in the fall!

Heroes & Halos

Saturday, June 2 from 10 - 2 at Columbiana High School.

Goodness Grows is so excited to be a part of this amazing day - Heroes and Halos 7th Annual Safety Day and Interactive Health Fair! Come see safety services, health fair vendors, a petting zoo, food vendors, games, prizes, a giving tree, and more! This is a fun event for the whole community, and all are welcome. We hope to see you there!

7th Annual RiverFest

Saturday, June 2 from 11 - 4

You are invited to visit us at the B&O Station in Youngstown, for one of our favorite events of the year! We will be there with Jungle Jam and hanging baskets. Come see this beautiful location, celebrate the Mahoning River, enjoy over 20 exhibitors, listen to live music, and take a free canoe or kayak ride. This event is fun for the whole family and a great reason to take a drive to Youngstown!

Austintown Farmers Market

Monday evenings from 5 - 8, starts June 11

It's almost Farmers Market season! We are looking forward to being back at Austintown Township Park on Mondays through the end of September. Opening Day is June 11, and GG will be there with jams and hanging baskets. Come check out the awesome local vendors and all the fun activities that this market works so hard to provide.

OUTREACH and MISSION OPPORTUNITIES

Coat & Clothing Drive

Ongoing Mission Opportunity
Are you celebrating an anniversary with the bag of clothes in your room or the old coats in your trunk? Don't let another week...or year go by! Drop them off here, any time throughout the year. Take them to the storage room by the Cafe or up to the Green Room. Collection will continue right up until our October Giveaway Day!

For I was hungry and you gave me food;
I was thirsty and you gave me a drink;
I was a stranger and you took me in;
I was naked and you clothed me;
I was sick and you visited me.
I was in prison and you came to me.

.....When you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters,
you were doing it to me.

Matthew 25: 35-36, 40
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What can YOU do?
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LOCAL COMMUNITY NEWS/EVENTS

Memorial Day Parade and Service

The 114th Boardman Memorial Day Parade is on Monday, May 28th, beginning at 10am. It runs from Boardman Center Intermediate School, heads down 224, and ends at Boardman Park. After the parade, there will be a program at the park's Maag Theatre honoring Veterans, led by the Kiwanis Club of Boardman. In the event of rain, the service will be held in the Boardman Center Intermediate School Auditorium.

Crown Theater Productions Summer Drama Camps

Legally Blonde Jr. - 7th through 12th grade, June 4th to 22nd - The first week of camp is 3-6pm, as some schools will still be in session. The following two weeks are 9am-noon.

Madagascar Jr. - 5 years old through 6th grade, July 9th to 25th

Register here: Summer Drama Camps

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If you know of any interesting news or events,
please let us know, so that we can pass it on to others!

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CELEBRATE!

National Scavenger Hunt Day - Today!
(Did you know there’s a day made for that inner adventurer in you?)
Trinity Sunday - May 27
Memorial Day - May 28

ON THE CG CALENDAR

May 24 - 30 . . .
Today - Transition Class Last Day
Tonight, 6:30pm - GG Board Meeting
Sunday, 9:30am - Adult Class
Sunday, 11am - Worship Service
Sunday - Final Garden before break
Wednesday, 9am - Ladies' Bible Study

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Seeking to reflect the unconditional love of God,
our mission is to help people connect -
to God, to one another,
and to God's purpose for the world.

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Come grow with us!
Common Ground Church Community
2310 West South Range Road
North Lima, Ohio 44452

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For more information, call 330-549-9408 or contact us by email at commonground.secretary@gmail.com.

 
 
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