Sunday Worship Hours:
10:00 am – 11:00 am Worship
11:15 am – 12:00 noon Sunday School
11:00 am – 12:00 noon Social Hour
Our Vision Statement: God has No Limits!
At Berlin Heights First Congregational UCC, we are dedicated to being a viable, visible, nurturing, and active member of our community. Through our committed staff, pastor, and lay leaders, we shall be a welcoming and faithful witness to God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit in this day and in this community. We will be recognized for our outstanding worship, children’s programs, family life development, and the place where members of this community of all faith backgrounds feel welcome. This church is open and accessible to all in the community and provides for spiritual growth and Christian fellowship in a welcoming environment.
• We are an affirming people, saying “yes” to God who is revealed in Creation, manifest in Jesus Christ, present through the Holy Spirit and is known in the Bible, understood in the historic creeds of the Church and experienced through one another in community.
• We are a covenanting people and joining with God and one another in a unique relationship of promises which God initiates.
• We are a searching people and seeking to learn God’s will and way for us as disciples in the world today.
• We are a witnessing people and committed to demonstrate the Good News of God’s love throughout all of creation.
• We are a welcoming people and a Church which reaches out to invite and include persons of every age, tongue, race, and religious background.
Remember in Prayer: Jim/Jean Nickols, Tom/Jackie Holland, Georgianna Brunow, Leroy Hayes, Gladys Knott, Chuck Williams, Martha Wright, Richard Andrews, Jackie Harward, Tim Tillinghast and his wife, Lisa Benke (Randy Weaver’s sister-in-law), Bev Hupfer, Roberta Leimbach, Bill, (cousin of Bill Deehr), Jennifer (Michelle Martinek’s sister), Phil Hamilton, Aunt Mindy and cousins Luke and Kayla, Linda Stamps (Frank Gioffre’s cousin), Bruce Wright, Dan (Pauline’s brother-in-law), Jeff (Emily’s brother), Bev Hohman (neighbor of Ethel Lois), the Beatty girls’ great grandmother, Katie Sacha, Chris (Hollie Beatty’s friend), Virginia Ilene Brundgage Wright, Neville Ruggles (friend of Martha Wright), Andrea (Ethel Lois’s granddaughter), Doreen (Becky Vaughan’s sister), John Delmonico, Adrian (Rev Casey’s friend), family of David Bledsoe (friend of Mark Palinski), Hollie Beatty, Ron Smiseck (Friend of Amy Pogacsnik), girls and family, people of Ukraine, the kidnapped Nigerian school girls, those who died in service to our country, the need for 4X-6X clothing for Angel Closet, to find a new home for Hollie’s Beatty’s rooster, those who are lonely, those who are struggling with their faith, those traveling, those suffering the results of severe weather, wildfires, victims of violence, victims of bullies around the world, trouble spots around the world, leaders of the world, First Congregational UCC, the Ohio Conference UCC, our Government Leaders, and those in the military.
Our fathers and men in our lives, John and Kay Hartman’s 54th wedding anniversary and the visit of their granddaughter, Cassie. Being able to recycle the bike racks, Connor and Annie Link home with Natalie, Adam taking his first medical board exams, Norma (Marianne’s friend) is putting her life back together and a new home for Trish’s “niece”. A wonderfully successful VBS!! Pauline’s brother-in-law, Dan is home and doing better, still facing shoulder surgery, Katie Sacha’s hip surgery went well, Linda Phillips enjoying a visit with her sisters.
Welcome Baby! – A baby boy arrived on April 17 at 6:57pm to Suzanna and Scott Graybill. Little Blake Rroku Graybill weighed in at 7bs. and was 20 in. long. Mommy, Daddy and Baby all doing well!
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