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Office Hours
Mondays and Fridays, 9:00am to 12:00pm.


Join Us for Sunday Worship
9:30 am & 10:45 am
We look forward to seeing you.


Prayer Shawl Ministry
The Prayer Shawl Ministry is a great way to get involved. You choose what to make and when and how to make it. Just remember to pray over the yarn and pray for the person receiving it. Include the washing/drying instructions.

Healing Shawl – knit pattern
Takes 3 skeins of yarn. Any size needles you are comfortable using. Cast on 63 stitches or any multiple of three.
First row: Knit 3, purl 3 to the end of the row.
Repeated pattern: Turn and knit the purl stitches and purl the knit stitches.

Continue until the shawl is about 6 feet long All prayer shawls can be fringed or not. Just remember to make some-thing that will bring comfort and warmth to the recipient.

Get Acquainted
We are looking for hosts/hostesses to open their homes or coordinate a group here at the church for our "Get Acquainted" sessions. Pastor Teresa wants to know us better, what we do well and what possibilities there may be for the future of our wonderful church. All attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. Each group will consist of approx. 15-20 people. If interested, please contact Jodi Jesko (SPR Chair) at 419-905-7951 or Pastor Teresa at 937-726-3758. 

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Tuesday, September 10
9am - FP Quilters – FH
FH Reserved - 5pm
6:30pm – Goodwill Meeting - Library
6:30pm - Praise Team

Wednesday, September 11
1pm – Town & Country – FH
CUP

Thursday, September 12
10am - Produce Day – FLC
1pm – Bible Study – FH
6pm – Line Dancing – FLC
6:30pm – Bible Study – MR2
6:30pm – Finance Meeting –MR1
7pm – Choir

Friday, September 13
10am – Snap-Ed Nutrition –FH

Saturday, September 14
4:30pm – 7p – St Marks Fish Fry

Sunday September 15
9:30am - Contemporary Service- FLC
10:45am - Traditional Service – Sanctuary
6pm – 7:30 Youth Sunday Night’s - FLC


FOOTBALL TEAM MEAL
Thursday, September 19th Forest Park is going to be making and serving Bath High School's Football team meal. We are responsible for serving around 80 football players, coaches, and cheerleaders. We need volunteers to cook and serve that day. If you'd like to help please contact Jodi Wireman at 419-905-6572. Thanks so much!

ST MARKS FISH FRY
September 14th from 4:30pm – 7pm. Ticket are $9.00 for adults and $4.00 for children under 12 years of age. For more information please contact St. Marks.

FATHER-SON RETREAT

September 27th - 29th at Camp Otterbein. Activities include fishing, hiking, grilling out, worship, and watching football on the big screen. Cost is $150 per family. For more information or to register, go to www.westohiocamps.org. Click the register for Camp green button.

GUIDING LIGHT MINISTRIES
Invites you to attend the 5th Annual "Evening of Inspiration" Fundraiser dinner. October 24, 2019, 6pm –8:30pm at Forest Park UMC. For reservations visit: https://eoi2019.eventbrite.com or contact guidinglightlima@gmail.com. For more information please contact; Lillian Jones at 419-615-5653 or Trish McKinney at 419-905-6125.

RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE
Friday October 4th and Saturday October 5th 8am – 2pm.

WALK TO EMMAUS
The Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual renewal weekend (Thurs night thru Sunday night) designed to strengthen your faith and relationship with God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Note, this is not a physical walk, but based on Luke 24:13-35. If you are interested and would like more information, please see Pastor Teresa or contact the Church Office. Upcoming walks are for women, October 10-13 and for men, November 7-10 in Findlay.

Line Dancing

Please join us every Thursday in the Family Life Center (FLC) for line dancing. Starting August 15th from 6pm to 8pm. Ages 7yrs to 99yrs old. The cost is only $4.00 per session, per person. For additional information please contact Karen Kraft at 419-302-2869


volunteers
CUP item for August
Cereal: Family size boxes of cereal please.

Missions


Saving Cans
We are still saving cans for Youth Group. See Tom or Nikki for collection bin. Thanks for helping.

Volunteers Needed for Our Children's Ministry.
Please find time to help in this important and valuable ministry. Jesus saw the value of children and we have so many who pass on the opportunity to experience their value. Please see Michelle Kirian for details.

Noodles
Bags of noodles are currently being sold for $3.00 a bag. Stop by the office if you would like to pick any up to support the Forest Park Scholarship Fund.

ministry

Encouraging Involvement
Are you looking for a way to get involved and feel connected? The 9:30 Contemporary Service is looking for people who are interested in test driving some of the volunteer opportunities available in helping with the set up and tear down of the worship service each week. NO commitment, NO obligation, and NO strings attached. There is a bulletin board posted in the Family Life Center above the drinking fountains that you can sign up on or just come early or stay late and someone will help get you involved.
Jodi McDaniel (AKA Crazy Jodi) Contemporary Worship Chair

Great Job!!!
• Penny Pitch collected $337.70 for the Imagine Campaign. Thank you to all who donated!

• We were able to donate 971 rolls of toilet paper to Guiding Light through our Super Bowl Challenge! Thanks for all your donations.

did you know
Library
Do you know that Forest Park has a library? It is located across from the Fellowship Hall. Open every day, including Sunday after each service, the library has books for all ages. The shelves are well-marked with the types of books available – from toddlers to teens to adults. There is a clipboard on the small bookshelves to sign out the books. There is no limit to the number of books and no time limit! So if you take a daily devotional, you would be expected to keep it for a year. When you bring the books back, just put them in the Book Return basket on the floor. There are many treasures in the library – why not see what you can find?