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Sunday March 11, 2018

Holy Week & Easter Sunday MAUNDY THURSDAY MARCH 29, 8 pm Sanctuary, South Campus Candlelight Choral Service of Holy Communion & Tenebrae GOOD FRIDAY MARCH 30, 12 pm Grace Hall, North Campus A Service of Worship & Music For more details, visit

EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 1 Special offering for our Refugee Task Force and for Rafiki in Kenya, East Africa.

8:30 am Burkhart Chapel, South Campus Rev. Kate Shaner, preacher Children in worship.

8:30 am Grace Hall, North Campus Dr. R. Glen Miles, preacher Child care: Infant to pre-K

10 & 11:30 am Sanctuary, South Campus Dr. R. Glen Miles, preacher Child care: Infant to pre-K

10:30 am Grace Hall, North Campus Rev. Kate Shaner, preacher Child care: Infant to pre-K







7 pm Sanctuary, South Campus

A SERVICE OF WORSHIP, PRAYER & REMEMBRANCE Please join us for worship, prayer and reflection in this sacred season of Lent. Led by Rev. Jim Long, Missy Obergefell and Paula Russell with music by Tom Root.

9:30 - 11 am Brownlee Hall, South Campus

COFFEE WITH GLEN Are you a visitor and considering membership? Join Senior Minister, Dr. Glen Miles, for an opportunity to learn more about First Community, its leadership and how to become a member. RSVP to Kristy Glaser at

1 - 7 pm Brownlee Hall, South Campus

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE To schedule your appointment, go to and enter our sponsor code FCCSC, or contact Paula Russell at (614) 488-0681 ext. 228 or

7 - 9 pm Brownlee Hall, South Campus

TIME AND TIMELESSNESS Lose Your Life to Find Life - Avery Solomon will explore the question: What are we to lose...and what do we gain when we lose ourselves? Register at

After 11 am Worship Brownlee Hall, South Campus

REFUGEE TASK FORCE RECEPTION Celebrate 40 years of RTF by sampling authentic breads and pastries baked by local refugee families. Donations to the bakers will be gratefully appreciated.

10:30 am North Campus

K-5 EASTER EGG HUNT EGGSTRAVAGANZA A fun event for children, toddlers through 5th grade and their parents. Easter eggs, candy and prizes. Please register at:

SOUTH CAMPUS: 1320 Cambridge Blvd. 43212

NORTH CAMPUS: 3777 Dublin Rd. 43221

ANNOUNCEMENTS Purchase EASTER FLOWERS and help decorate for Easter Sunday. Stop by the Worship & Arts table after worship or donate online at Place your order by March 25. Flowers paid for may be picked up following the 10:30 am service (North), 11:30 am service (South) on Easter Sunday. THE WELCOME CENTER located on the south end of the 1320 Cambridge building beside the parking lot, is our entrance throughout the week with the addition of the Sanctuary on Sundays and special services. For those needing assistance, greeters will be at the Welcome Center entrance to assist you on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to drop off passengers prior to parking. MARY EVANS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER is now accepting registrations for full day kindergarten at the North Campus. Please contact Director, Leigh Anne Easterling (614) 777-4099 or SUNDAY CHILDCARE COORDINATOR NEEDED Responsible for coordinating teaching staff and volunteers, communicating with families, and assisting the Early Childhood Council. Approximately 10 hours per week. Contact Kate Hiser, or Leigh Anne Easterling, CAMP AKITA SUMMER 2018 Register online at HEART TO HEART T-SHIRTS are available in the bookstore for $10 each. Proceeds benefit the food pantry. THE TRADING POST is decked out for Easter. Come see our displays full of baskets, bunnies, planters and vases. For PASTORAL CARE needs call (614) 488-0681 ext. 235. If you need a minister in an emergency, call (614) 813-3823 CONGREGATIONAL CARE Contact Paula Russell at or (614) 488-0681 ext. 228 to update our Parish Register or to be listed on the Prayer Chain.



MAKE A DIFFERENCE/VOLUNTEER DONATION STATION containers at South Campus are in the east corridor between the kitchen and Brownlee Hall. At North Campus they are located in the Rose Wing. The MINISTRY OF PRESENCE bins are set up again at the Donation Stations to accept only the following items for use at Franklin Medical Center: yarn, knitting and crochet patterns, plastic crochet hooks, plastic knitting needles, and looms. The prison ministry can no longer accept other donations. DEATH ROW VISITORS NEEDED Our Ministry of Presence visits individuals in the Chillicothe Correctional Institute. If interested, contact Jeff Leister at (913) 568-8332 or DISTRIBUTION VOLUNTEERS needed for firstnews. Please contact John Hoberg at MAT MAKERS need clean, flattened grocery bags to make mats for the homeless. Please place them at the Donation Stations at either campus. WARM WELCOME Knitting for refugees. Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 1-3 pm in the Guild Room at South Campus. Contact Donice Wooster at Assist clients at our HEART TO HEART FOOD PANTRY on Tuesdays and Thursdays or stock the pantry Monday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. Details at GROCERY GIFT CARDS are available after worship. Proceeds benefit all missions.

NEXT SUNDAY: MARCH 18 8:30 am Rev. Havelka preaching Burkhart Chapel, South Campus 9:15 am Dr. Miles preaching Grace Hall, North Campus 10:30 am Dr. Miles preaching Grace Hall, North Campus 11 am

Dr. Miles preaching Sanctuary, South Campus

3 11 18 firstnews Sunday  
3 11 18 firstnews Sunday