Northwest Church of Christ building
3904 38th Street NW, Canton, Ohio 44718
330-492-5523    Fax: 330-493-7119


April 30, 2017


A.M. – “Teachers Make The Difference” (Deuteronomy 6:4-7)


Church Family:   Barb Cramer had hiatal hernia surgery at Mercy Medical Center on Thursday. Carol Block is at Aultman Hospital. Teddi Block and Ralph & Margie Lindamood are at Mercy Medical Center; Art Hopkins & Eugene Fox are both home from the hospital. Flo Lindamood: The Legends; Georgia Gadd: Hanover House. Also, pray for: Jim Tedrick; Patrick Shepler.

Friends & Family: Don Dotson: Hospice. Tabitha Espinchied (great-niece of Loretta Hartman) was in an auto accident April 21st. Larry Shepler: pancreatic cancer; Mark Craddock; Ian Oluoch. Remember our Shut-In members, those in the Armed Forces: Garrett Holmes and Aaron J. Dimit (addresses posted on bulletin board), our Brethren in Kenya – and the Leadership of the Lord’s church here at Northwest.

Thank You Dear Christian Family: We are so very grateful for the visits and comfort you gave us. We thank you for the cards, lap robe, flowers and delicious food. More than anything we thank you for all the prayers. In Christian Love, -Mary & Jim Jacobs
Dear Family: I want to thank you all for your prayers, visits, the beautiful flowers from Golden Agers and the many beautiful cards that I received. I am doing well but please continue to pray for me for I still have a long way to go. As the Lord is my Shepherd I shall not want, I have everything. With great appreciation and love, thank you and may God bless you always! In Him, -Pilar Phillips

Birthday Fellowship: TODAY following the evening service. Bring finger foods, a 2 liter bottle of soda and plan to stay!

Seniors:   If you will be graduating this year from high school, technical school, or college, please submit a picture to the office by Next Sunday, May 7th. Remember to include from where you will be graduating. There will be a cake reception for the graduates after the evening service on Sunday, May 21st. Please plan to stay and celebrate their accomplishments.

NEED:  The Ladies’ Sewing Group is in need of old sheets and pillow cases for their lap robes. Please see Loretta Oles if you can help.
VBS 2017:  Registration is now open (registration table is in the foyer) for age 4 through 6th grade. We ask that all the little ones be potty trained. Final registration date is May 19th

Final VBS Planning Meeting: Next Sunday, May 7th. If you are interested in teaching or helping with VBS please attend this meeting. Time: 4:30 to 5:15 Location: Multipurpose room

Kids  For Christ – Mother’s Day Craft: Next Sunday, May 7th after Sunday school. Sloppy Joes & beverage provided; parents bring a covered dish or a dessert. Sign-up on the teen bulletin board. Any questions see Cheryl Bradley or Alycia Taylor.

Teen Activity - Teens and their parents are invited to go to “The Gorge” in Akron to hike on Saturday, May 20th. Please bring a packed lunch and drink as we will eat lunch on the hike. Be at the church at 9:15 AM; we will return by 3:00 PM. Sign-up on the teen board if you plan to go.
Cleveland Indians GameFriday, May 26th – Ticket and bus ride is $35 per person. We can seat 56 people. Sign-up on the bulletin board. Give your money to Richard or Ruth Smith ASAP to reserve your seat.

Golden AgersTuesday, May 2nd - NO MEETING.

The April/May issue of House To House magazine will be delivered to 1933 homes in our area very soon.  We are trying to visit each of those homes.  In two previous canvasing efforts we have been able to visit approximately two-thirds of the residences the magazine is sent to.  On Thursday – Saturday, May 11-13 we would like to finish our canvassing.  Sign-up sheets are on the bulletin board in the east end of the building.  If you can help us canvass the area please sign the list by May 7. We also need people to help prepare the visitation packets we will be passing out as we do our House To House canvassing on May 11-13.  If you can help please come to the building on Friday, May 5 at 10:00AM - Noon.  At that time we will be putting labels on tracts and then putting these materials in the packets.  Again May 5, 10:00AM – Noon.


** If you are unable to serve in the scheduled capacity, let Terry Pyles know**

April 30, 2017            A.M.                           P.M.
Opening Prayer           Elder                           Elder
Communion                Howard Koon             Richard Dimit
Offering                      James Blackwell         Eugene Fox
Prayer                         Duane Glover             Loren Stayer
Reading                       John Hartley               SINGING
Text                             Deuteronomy 6:4-7               
Dismissal                    James Ladson             Cliff Schofield

Serving:                           A.M.                             P.M.

1.  Ron Franks             5. Bob Stotler                1. Chad Holmes
2.  Brian Heid             6. Jim Jacobs                2. John Simone
3.  John R. Oberlin     7. Jacob Stayer              3. Todd Scott
4.  Todd Himebaugh   8. Doug Clouse              4. Gary Palmer

Ushers:                       A.M.                              P.M.
1.  BJ Holmes             3. Chad Holmes             1. Brian Heid
2.  Ted Taggart           4. Gary Palmer              2. Jeff Bowser

For The Record (04/23/17)
AM Worship..................219
AM Bible Study.............144
PM Worship...................123
Wednesday (04/26/17).....98