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FAITH NOTES Faith United Methodist Church 300 Ninth Street NW North Canton, Ohio 44720 Phone: 330.499.6040 Fax: 330.305.1600 E-mail: ncfaith@faithumchurch.org Website: www.faithumchurch.org

July 2013 “I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. – Ephesians 3:16-21 This passage found in Paul’s letter to the Ephesians is one of my favorites, a powerful and inspirational reminder of the depth and power of God’s love and the wondrous and unlimited possibilities of God’s work in the world! My heart swells with excitement and anticipation and I get goose bumps every time I read it. Oh, how I long to be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God and to share this love that surpasses knowledge with others. I wonder where and in what ways God is going to show us that he can do more than we can ever ask or imagine next! As a Christian community, we are called into partnership with God. A partnership is defined as a relationship between individuals or groups that is characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility for the achievement of a specified goal. Partnership is a community sharing a common focus with each member making some contribution. Faith UMC is charged with the responsibility of forming a partnership that exists to live out the mission of Christ (Matthew 28:16-20). Our congregation is blessed with the joy and privilege of serving the Lord together. This partnership is a precious gift. Part of the excitement of belonging to Christian community is trusting God as he calls us to partner with him in his work in the world. Often that means participating in what might seem impossible. I hope you find that exciting! We will not always know where God will lead us, but we are reminded that we can trust God because he is able to do far beyond all we could ever ask or imagine. Our partnership with God releases God’s miraculous power in us. As we become rooted and established in the love of Christ we are able to grasp the depth of this love and trust God as he leads us to do what might seem impossible. This summer our congregation is called to trust God and believe that he will do more than we could ever ask or imagine as we seek to reach out to families in our community as an Act of Grace through Faith’s Camp Read-A-Lot and Kingdom Rock VBS. We are trusting and believing as we plan and prepare small groups and Sunday school classes for this fall’s church-wide sermon and study series, The Story, so that children, youth, and adults might experience God’s word in fresh new ways! May God’s power be at work in and through us as we seek to live out the mission of Christ here at Faith UMC! Blessings, Kathy Schmucker, Director of Christian Education & Spiritual Formation


Lydia Circle Lydia Circle will not meet in July or August. Please call Emmajo Shearer for more information at 330-966-8730

Circle of Love On July 25th Circle of Love will meet at a restaurant for dinner. Please call Patti Deems for the place and time. 330-494-7168 Anyone interested in joining us is welcome!

Circle of Faith

Circle News

The Circle of Faith will not meet in July or August For more information call Esther Brunt 330-499-7293

Get Involved! Everyone is welcomed to check out the circles and see which place best fits. Stay tuned in to the weekly bulletins for more information on summer events! We would love to have you be a Sister in Service!

FIRST TUESDAY Happy summer! Please join us to worship God on Tuesday, July 2nd at 8 a.m. in the Chapel. Cindy Wilcox will be our presenter. Then on Tuesday, August 6th Jim Scott will share on the topic “Picture Stories.” Both of these knowledgeable individuals are rather new to our church, so a great turnout from all of you would be welcoming and affirming. Please join us every First Tuesday of the month for worship, prayer, and sharing. Many of us go out for breakfast afterwards. Get up and get going on the First Tuesday of each month. All are welcome!

Men meet each Thursday at 7:15 AM at Susanna’s on Main St. in North Canton. All men welcome. No reservations required. Social coordinator is Dale Walters.

FOR YOUR CALENDAR: As usual, we will not meet in July or August. Our next meeting will be September 10th when we'll be joined by Aaron & Meghan McMichael for a program on creating a healthy lifestyle, demonstrating simple things you can do that have a big effect on your sense of well-being.

This group is open to all single men and women age 50+. We go to movies, plays and concerts. We eat out, have pot luck dinners at the church and picnics in good weather. We just have FUN!! For information call Bev Temple 330-244-8518


Check out our great Fair Trade items for sale by the church office! Coffee, tea and chocolates! Your purchase helps farmers of small farms receive fair wages. Thank you for your continued support.

Canton Calvary Mission requests Canned Vegetables For July The Mission feeds over 500 families monthly and appreciates all donations of non-perishable foods, personal hygiene and paper products. A marked box is located in the gallery for contributions to the Food Pantry. Thanks for your generous support!

Violeta Gimeniz-Lopez is one of the eight students sponsored by your contributions to our Pennies for Paraguay fund. She is 16 years old and in the 11th grade. Violeta’s goals this school year include studying more, getting better grades, and learning more about the Word of God. She has many friends and enjoys movies, comedy and music. She likes to draw and sing. When she grows up, she would like to study psychology and become a counselor. Violeta says, “Thank you for supporting me and my education. I always remember you and pray that God will bless you. I know God is the answer to any problem.” Please keep your contributions coming for this student and the others whom we sponsor.

The Quilt to Share group continues to meet throughout the summer on Tuesdays at the church in rooms 5 and 6. The hours are 9:00am to 11:30 am. We are currently working on crib quilts for the Aultman Hospital NICU. Anyone wishing to help make these quilts is welcome. Come join us !!!!!

The next meeting will be Thursday, July 11th at 2:00pm in the parlor. (Since the first Thursday falls on July 4th, we will meet on the second Thursday this month). Anyone who would like to help knit or crochet prayer shawls is welcome.


Ever wondered about Faith Kitchen? Each month Faith United Methodist Church provides an opportunity for those in need to come and have a meal, some time of worship, and a chance to receive bags of groceries. Get involved in this ministry—a tangible way to share the love and grace of God. We are looking for volunteers to help in the grocery distribution area of Faith Kitchen along with other areas! Contact Cheryl Froelich at 330.493.4097 or momalajkd@neo.rr.com / Glenn Vanvoorhis at 330.495.8323 or g.vanvoo@gmail.com

Next Faith Kitchen Opportunity: July 27th at Crystal Park UMC Donations needed! Faith UMC is looking for donations of non-perishable food items for our food pantry to help those in need in our community. Questions? Contact the church office!

Member Care Easton John Ellis was born on May 30th to Jennifer & Ryan Ellis in Marietta, GA. Proud grandparents are Roger & Charlene Ellis. William Richard Ziegler was born on June 5th to Andy & Tara Ziegler in Lewis Center, OH. Proud grandparents are Rich & Candy Ziegler. June 9th-Reagan Kathryn Wright, daughter of Evan & Allison Wright June 30th-Bennett Martin Frase, son of Martin & Hillary Frase Christine Jenkins will turn 90 on July 12th Gerald Drain will turn 92 on July 17th Mary Conley will turn 90 on July 26th Notes have been received from: Barb Rich, Audrey Morrison, Maxine Pierce, Andrew Golden and Emily Jacobs. Thank You Notes are located on the bulletin board in Robinson Hallway.


Are You Playing For Keeps With Your Words? We have all heard the old phrase, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” This old saying was taught to us, probably as children, as a means to deflect the negative words that others would say about us. However, as I quickly found out there was little truth to this statement as the negative words of others cut through me rapidly and altered my way of life. The most evident example that I can think of this occurring was during my sophomore and junior years of high school. Read the full story at http://refuge-faithumc.blogspot.com/ If you are struggling today with your words and wondering if they are making a difference, remember the words that authors Reggie Joiner and Kristin Ivy share in their book Playing for Keeps, “But even when you don’t know it, your words have the power to help kids and teenagers win” (p. 82). Your words have the ability to help your children/students win so take the time to learn another language, weigh your words carefully, and recycle the big ideas of others to have a greater impact. The lives of our children/students are extremely important so we need to be intentional about investing our words into their lives so we can direct their life in a positive direction that they will live out forever. We look forward to partnering with you and sharing in this discussion as we seek to impact the next generation with the combined influence of parents and the church!

Youth Mission Trip News: As you are reading this our students and adults are serving in Rockford, Illinois on our annual summer mission trip. We would like to thank you for your partnership and investment in the lives of the next generation as we share God’s love with others in needs. We look forward to sharing about our experiences with you on Sunday, July 14th during the morning worship services. Thank you again for your support and if you have any questions about the trip, feel free to contact Susan Arnold (sarnold@faithumchurch.org) or Donny Bell (donnybell@gmail.com) or Matt Hart (mhart@faithumchurch.org). Thank you for your partnering with this life-changing ministry!

Christ Caring for People through People! History of Stephen Ministries In 1975 Rev. Kenneth C. Haugk, Ph.D., a pastor and clinical psychologist, saw that people's needs for care in his congregation and community far exceeded what he alone could provide. He developed materials to train nine members of his congregation to provide quality, one-toone Christian care to individuals experiencing a life crisis. Inspired by Acts 6:1-7 in which Stephen is identified as one of the first laypeople set aside to do caring ministry, he commissioned these nine individuals as Stephen Ministers. They were linked with people with a variety of needs for care. "Stephen Ministry" was so successful in his church that other congregations wanted to become involved. Out of that humble beginning more than a quarter century ago there are now thousands of congregations with Stephen Ministry. More than 500,000 lay people representing 150 Christian denominations have been trained, who in turn have ministered to more than a million care receivers. We are very grateful to our leaders for their foresight and to our congregation for their support!


Join us at Faith UMC for our FREE VBS adventure for: Preschool children ages 4 and up Elementary students entering Kindergarten through 4th grade Survivor Kingdom Adventure for 5th & 6th grade students Preregister by July 12 and receive a FREE VBS Kingdom Rock Music CD (one per family) as a special gift!

Enter the epic adventure that empowers kids to stand strong. Here, God’s victorious power isn’t a fairy tale―it changes us forever. Join this royally-rockin’ realm―register to be a part of Faith’s Kingdom Rock VBS! Kingdom Rock is filled with unforgettable experiences. Experience epic Bible adventures and watch for God in everyday life. Imagination Station activities will give kids the royal treatment! Plus, team-building games, cool songs, and tasty treats keep everyone on the move. Participate in our mission projects and make a difference in the lives of kids in our community and around the world: Bible Booklets for Children in India, Pennies for Paraguay, & Cereal Boxes for Faith Kitchen meal ministry. Don’t delay! Invite your friends, families, and neighbors! Registration forms are available at the church or register online at http://faithumcchildren.weebly.com/vbs.html Please pray for our VBS ministry. Pray for God’s guidance and direction as we plan and prepare. Pray for those who will be leading and serving at this year’s VBS. Pray for the children and families who will participate. Pray for our VBS missions. There are still many opportunities to serve! Volunteers will be needed to help prepare for VBS as well as serve the week of VBS. To get involved in this year’s VBS, check out our VBS page on the Children’s Ministry area of our website or find Duke the horse in the church, visit our website (http://faithumcchildren.weebly.com/vbs.html) or call Sandy Vaughn (330) 704-6534. Special thanks to everyone who has supported our VBS ministry by purchasing items from our donation tree! Items needed for snacks will be placed on the tree early in July! Thank you for blessing the children and families who will participate in this year’s VBS!

On Friday, July 19 at 12:00 p.m. we will be providing lunch for our VBS participants, volunteers and their families as a way of showing our appreciation to them for their service. This year, we are asking members of the congregation to help provide the luncheon. If you would be willing to bring a salad, vegetable, or other casserole for the youth, adults, and children, please call the office or sign up at the VBS display in the gathering area. Thank you!

July 10 at 6:30 pm OR July 11 at 10:00 am. We ask that all volunteers come to one of these two sessions for orientation information and safe sanctuary training! If you are not available at one of these times, please contact Kathy as soon as possible so we can make other arrangements! Set Up VBS: July 14 Following 3rd Worship Service Celebration Luncheon July 19 at 12:15 pm VBS Sunday: July 21; Take Down VBS: July 21 Following 3rd Worship Service


Small Groups at Faith UMC! SOAK UP THE SON THIS SUMMER AT FAITH UMC! Reflection Walk: Wednesdays in July at 7:00 pm. Meet at the church for a reflection and prayer walk around the church neighborhood. Each week the group will choose a different trail in the North Canton area to explore and prayerfully reflect as they walk. Facilitator: Mike Hubble *Check out Faith’s Prayer Rock Devotion and our new literature stand . Our hope is that this will be a blessing to those who pass by the church as they walk through our neighborhood!

First Tuesday Prayer Service: Tuesday, July 2 at 8:00 am! Men’s Life Study Group: Saturday July 13 & 27 at 7:00 am at Variety’s Restaurant The Cure: What If God Isn't Who You Think He Is and Neither Are You? Facilitator: Kim Reynolds

The Young Adult Ministry is a new group designed specifically for individuals who are of college age or young twenty-something professionals. Each week we will look at a current event or faith issue and explore how to apply our faith and belief in contemporary issues. We will also be using videos to guide us in looking at the world through a fresh and compelling look at the teachings of Jesus. In addition to these studies, we will have some social gatherings to allow us to get to know each other better and to reach out to potential new members for our group. We hope you will join us for our next session! Weds, July 3 - Weds, July 10 - Tues, July 16 - Weds, July 24 - Tues, July 30 Questions? Contact Sarah Snyder, Young Adult Coordinator, at 330-806-1518 or snydersm88@gmail.com

Small Groups and Sunday School Classes for Fall and our Church-Wide Study, The Story Fall Small groups and Sunday School Classes will be forming this summer. To learn more and to get your group on the fall schedule, please contact Kathy Schmucker. Orientation for fall small groups will be held in August!

Want to learn more about nurturing your faith? For more information or questions about faith formation opportunities and resources or about starting or getting involved in a small group, prayer group, or Bible study experience at Faith UMC, visit our website or contact Kathy Schmucker, Faith’s Director of Christian Education & Spiritual Formation. 330-499-6040, kschmucker@faithumchurch.org

Bailey Camp Scholarships! Congratulations to Tyler Bradley, Emily Jacobs, Angela Myers, and Liz Schoeppner, recipients of this year’s Bailey Camp Scholarship made possible through the Barbara Bailey Memorial Fund. Faith UMC’s Christian Education and Spiritual Formation Team believe camping ministry is a valuable faith formation experience and are so pleased to have so many children and youth attending camp this summer. We are also happy that the Memorial Fund and its interest helps to support our student’s camp experiences each year.


Sunday School at Faith UMC “May you be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead lives worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him, as you bear fruit in every good work and as you grow in the knowledge of God.” Colossians 1: 9-10 Join us as together we grow and learn to KNOW, LOVE & SERVE the Lord!

Children: Faith Nursery, Room 18, 8:30, 9:45, & 11:00 Babies and Woddlers (birth through age 2) are cared for in a nurturing environment where little ones experience God’s love. Preschool Ages 3-5 & Elementary Grades K-2 & Grades 3-6, Following Children’s Message Grow your faith by leaps and bounds! July’s Theme: God gives me courage. July’s Scripture: “Hope in the LORD! Be strong! Let your heart take courage! Hope in the LORD!” – Psalm 27:14 We will be combining our preschool and elementary classes for the summer months! Be sure to stop by Room 8 and check out our ‘Garden of Good Choices’ the children created last month!

Adults & Youth: Check Sunday’s bulletin throughout the summer for opportunities for discussion & reflection!

Fall Sunday School Get involved in the lives of our children and families by serving in our Sunday School and Nursery ministry! Join us as we share God’s love and word with our children and youth and walk with them as they discover their story in God’s story! For more information, contact Sandy Vaughn, Heather Andrews, Kathy Schmucker, or Kristin Krach.

Women’s Retreat Opportunities Women of Faith Conference – Fall 2013 Plans are now being made to participate in the October Women of Faith conference in Pittsburgh. If you’d like to be part of the planning team, contact Kathy Schmucker or Sandy Vaughn!

Tune in to 95.9 The Light! Sandy Vaughn, Faith’s Christian Education & Spiritual Formation Ministry Team Chair and Kathy Schmucker represented Faith UMC during a radio interview with The Light 95.9's Jim Berni. The interview will air on July 5 @ 1:30 pm during the 'Our Community' program. Tune in to hear how our Christian Education & Spiritual Formation ministry team is living out Faith's Act of Grace mission this summer!

Virtual Bookstore Faith’s Education & Spiritual Formation Ministry Team is excited to invite you to check out our Virtual Bookstore! Visit our website and click on the special links to Cokesbury & Amazon! All purchases made through these online links will help support our ministries! Check out our recommendations lists for resources to enhance your study of the Bible and aid in your personal spiritual journey!


Faith UMC’s Camp Read-A-Lot

A faith-based summer literacy program for kids entering grades K-3.

Wednesdays July 3, 10, 17 (VBS), 24, & 31; 10:00 am – Noon This summer our church will be filled with children! The families of over 100 children are interested in coming to Faith for Camp Read-A-Lot this summer! Praise God! Please pray for all involved as we launch this exciting new ministry! Volunteers are still needed to serve at Camp Read-A-Lot! Join us and share your love for reading by serving as a volunteer during Faith's summer literacy program. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors to read & play games with children, interact with parents, serve as greeters, help with registration, help with snacks, assist with setting up & cleaning up learning stations, and prayer partners. Training will be provided. Themes and service projects: Each week children will experience a different theme and one of the learning stations will be a mission project in which children will practice literacy skills while learning and serving others! We Can Help Others, The Good Samaritan, Luke 10:30-37 Kids will make placemats for Kairos Prison Ministry and a local nursing home. We Can Help by Listening and Following Directions, The Walls of Jericho - Joshua 6:1-27 Kids will pack health kits for UMCOR. We Can Take Care Of The Earth, Creation-Genesis 1:1 -2:1 Kids will be making dog bones for a local animal shelter. We Can Share What We Have, Five Loaves & Two Fishes, Mark 6:30-34 Kids will make cards for children for Faith Kitchen’s Backpack Ministry Donations of children’s books, beginning readers, & monetary donations are greatly appreciated! Thank you to everyone who has purchased items from our donation tree in support of this ministry!

Join us this summer and make a difference for Jesus in the life of a child.

Contact Laura Luikart, Paulette Baker, Jan Baker, or Kathy Schmucker for more information.

A Reflection on Theological Worlds As FUMC begins its worship and study series on ‘The Story’, learning about theological worlds will help us appreciate and understand better how different people engage and interpret scripture. This will also help us appreciate God’s story at work in each of our own stories. I had the pleasure of attending an orientation about theological worlds on June 9th with Pastor Steve and others from the congregation. Not only was it interesting and fun to find out how I am likely to view and engage in learning and participating as part of Faith Church, but I became more self-aware of how I can interact and grow within our church and with others who are just like me and others who are not like me at all. It is less relevant that we are different in our perspectives and more relevant that we appreciate those differences as we grow together as a body of Christ. May God Bless each of us as individuals and all of us as one family in Him. Sandy Vaughn, Chair of Education and Spiritual Formation Ministry Team. Look for another opportunity to learn more about Theological Worlds with Pastors Steve & Cara on Sunday September 1st & 15th during the Sunday School hour!


Faith Date Night – Develop the Heart Coming the second Friday of the month starting in September!

Interested in being part of a Christian accountability group? Contact Pam or Tom Wig, Laura Luikart, or Kathy Schmucker for more information! Learn more about this experience of Christian spiritual renewal and leadership development by visiting the Emmaus page of our church website for more information: http://faithum.weebly.com/emmaus.html Pick up an Emmaus brochure in the church literature racks!

Faith UMC has a strong desire to focus on nurturing family relationships through faith. This fall, we invite any adult couples (engaged, newly married or seasoned marriages) and single parents to come join us for a short program focusing on nurturing family relationships, followed by an evening of childcare (ages birth-6th grade) while you enjoy some time to yourselves to focus on the relationships in your life.

Sharing Your Story

The experience is being created so that all are welcome- couples and single parents, with or without children. The children who participate will have an evening with fun activities including games and activities designed to help children grow in their faith. This ministry provides families with a specific time to set aside to nurture your relationships… whether that be with a spouse, yourself or with God.

This fall we will be exploring a church-wide sermon and study series called The Story. We’ll be getting to the heart of God’s story as we experience the Bible as one continuing story of God and His people. We are looking for people willing to share their story through a weekly devotion based on each week’s scripture. If you have a passion for writing and are willing to share how you experience God’s story, please contact Kathy Schmucker for more information.

Launching this ministry also creates a great opportunity for folks to be part of the team developing and coordinating the activities for the adults and children, as well as for volunteers to supervise the children during the evening! Please contact Tallie Paz at talliepaz@gmail.com or Kathy Schmucker at kschmucker@faithumchurch.org with questions or if you'd like to to be involved in any way with this ministry!

Wednesday Night Faith Connections Planning Team Faith UMC has a vital Wednesday Night Ministry for children and adults available each year from September – May. Plans are now beginning to shape for this fall. If you would like to be involved in planning or serving during this fall’s Wednesday Night ministry or have suggestions to share to help enhance our meal ministry and faith experience for children and adults, as well as ideas to help extend our outreach to the families of our community please contact Kathy Schmucker in the church office or email kschmucker@faithumchurch.org!

Explore the Story, Experience the Bible Coming this Fall to Faith UMC Find out how you can get involved in a Small Group or Sunday School Class during our church-wide sermon and study series this fall! Contact Kathy Schmucker or Sandy Vaughn for more information!


The Buoy: Helping you navigate the happenings at Faith UMC Visit our website at www.faithumchurch.org or sign up to receive our new weekly e-news, The Buoy! When you see a buoy in the middle of the lake, it helps to navigate you to what is anchored below it. In the same way "The Buoy" weekly e-news helps you to navigate all the happenings at Faith UMC. We will be sharing events, announcements, and up-to-date prayer requests. Questions? Contact Carmie Johnson, Coordinator of Communication

SPRING CLEANING???

Veteran’s Planning Team

If you find you have any Christmas decorations, books (children’s or adult), clean used stuffed animals or toys or good used clothing we would appreciate the donation for the Community Christmas organization. We will gladly give a receipt tor taxes if you need one. We will be glad to pick up your donation.

is organizing a Veteran's Scholarship to be awarded May 2014. Donations are now being accepted. Please make your checks to FUMC and mark it Veteran's Scholarship Fund. Award details are being organized at this time.

Please call Jake or Lynda Lebold 330-499-6098

Mark your calendarVeterans Honor Service will be held during the 11:00 church service on November 10th. There will be a lunch following the service.

Attention all Faith Cooks! We have a newly forming Ministry Task Group forming under the Membership Care Ministry Team. This is a Food Ministry which falls under Helping Hands and is being coordinated by Nancy Share. This ministry is intended for members who have a short term need for meals at home. Perhaps it is a new mom and dad with their baby, a member who has just returned home from surgery, or a member who has been in an accident and is having a hard time getting around. Could you please help by providing a meal to a member in need? Nancy is currently looking for volunteers who are willing to prepare a meal. Please call her at 330-212-5136 or email her at mrsnc.home@yahoo.com if she can add you to her list. We are hoping to have enough people on our list that we won’t have to ask you for help more than once or twice a year. Please prayerfully consider this opportunity to serve.


July 7

WORSHIP IN JULY COMMUNION Rev. Jim Skinner preaching 8:30 Nancy Shanklin 9:45 Praise Team 11:00 Nancy Shanklin 9:45 & 11:00 Sunday School

July 14 Mission Team Sunday 8:30 Mission Team 9:45 Praise Team 11:00 Mission Team 9:45 & 11:00 Sunday School July 21 Pastor Steve preaching 8:30 Judy Clegg & VBS song 9:45 Praise Team 11:00 Judy Clegg + VBS Songs 9:45 & 11:00 Sunday School Pastor Steve preaching July 28 8:30 Joanne Fox & Mike Curtis 9:45 Praise Team 11:00 Joanne Fox & Mike Curtis 9:45& 11:00 Sunday School

Volunteer Opportunities Quilters/Sewers Tuesdays, 9-11:30 a.m. Rooms 5 & 6 Betsy Oby, Chair Faith Stitchers: Bring handwork 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursdays, 2-4 p.m. in the Parlor Bixler Library Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m. Candy Ziegler, Chair The Barbara Whitaker Prayer Shawl Ministry 1st Thursday, 2-4p.m. in the Parlor Sue Kelley, Contact Sewing for Missions 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., RH

Mailed June 27, 2013 Phone: 330.499.6040 Fax: 330.305.1600 Email: ncfaith@faithumchurch.org Website: www.faithumchurch.org

Contact Us: Reverends Steve & Cara Stultz Costello, Co-Pastors Sharyl Syler—Dir. of Administration & Finance Carmie Johnson—Communications Coordinator Kathy Schumucker—Dir. of Christian Ed. & Spiritual Formation Matt Hart—Dir. of Youth Ministry Lauralee Stiffler—Coordinator,Congregational Development Jan Bilek—Treasurer Susan Arnold—Youth Anministrator Alina Dorto—Dir. of Faith Friends Preschool

Get to Know Us: Sunday Services: 8:30, 9:45, & 11:00 Sunday School: 9:45 & 11:00

Worship with Us: Faith United Methodist Church 300 Ninth Street NW North Canton, OH 44720

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