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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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Monday, July 15

10:15 am - Soup Kitchen
6:30 pm - Ad Council

Tuesday, July 16
9am - FP Quilters - FH
FH Reserved - 5pm
6:30pm - Praise Team

Wednesday, July 17
9am - FP Quilters - FH
Church United Pantry (CUP)

Thursday, July 18
9 am - Quilters CDC
10am - Produce Day - FLC

Saturday, July 20
8am - BWT Ike's
2pm - Prepare LRM
4pm - Serve LRM

Sunday, July 21
9:30am Contemporary Service - Family Life Center
10:45am Traditional Service - Sanctuary
1pm - 6pm FLC Reigle

St. Mark's Mens Breakfast
Our next breakfast will be on Saturday, June 29th at 8:00am in the dining hall. Coffee, donuts, and juice will be provided, (free-will offering to cover expenses). Please invite someone to join us! Our speaker will be from the Lions Club. Signup sheet by the office.

July 29
St. Mark's Mens Breakfast
8:00am in the dining hall. Coffee, donuts, and juice will be provided, (free-will offering to cover expenses). Please invite someone to join us! Our speaker will be from the Lions Club. Signup sheet by the office.

The Equestrian Therapy Program workday from 9:00-3:00. We will be painting fences.

Summer Swim & Carry In
Saturday, July 27th Swimming, Games & Fun - 3:30 to 5:30, Carry In Supper - 5:30
At Rick & Teressa Bitters 9141 County Road 13 - DeGraff, OH
We are planning a carry in meal and fun day for our church family at our home on Saturday, July 27th. Meat, drinks, service, seating, tables & awnings for shade will be provided, just bring a side dish to share. Join us for a time of visiting, table and yard games and swimming!

If you plan on swimming in our above ground pool (with entry stairs to the water), bring a suit, towel & sunblock! We'll also have a large toddler pool set up! There are trails through wooded rolling hills and an 1800's covered bridge over the Miami River to explore! Volleyball, corn hole, and other games will be set up! RSVP - email at rtbitters@yahoo.com or call (937) 441 - 3218.

Golfers
There is a Golf Scramble for Family Promise on July 27th at Hidden Creek Golf Club. Forms are on the table in the Family Life Center (FLC), or the table outside the sanctuary.

URGENT NEED:
4-5 people to serve LRM June 15th from 4:30-6pm. Please contact trish012277@me.com or 419-905-6125.

ITEMS NEEDED!
Children's Ministry is in need of 8-10 sports canopy tents for VBS! If you have one you would be willing to lend us for the week of June 21st - 27th, we would greatly appreciate it! See Miss. Kathryn for any questions.

volunteers
CUP item for June
Cereal.

Missions
Will be collecting vegetable seeds for JAM (Jackson Area Ministries) the month of March/April.

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.

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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?