News & Update

Upcoming Dates:

The Element’s Awkward Family Christmas
Join us Wednesday, December 20th as we celebrate the Christmas season with our Awkward Family Christmas Party. The entire family is invited: mom, dad, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, and even grandpa & grandma! Your family will have the opportunity to worship together, play games, hear a short message, win prizes, and take a family photo together. Come decked out in Christmas gear as we celebrate Christmas as one big awkward family!

Christmas Services:
Four identical services         

Saturday night, December 23rd   
4:30 pm and 6:00 pm                   

Sunday, December 24th
Normal service times:
9:00 am and 10:30 am
Childcare provided for children 3 and under.

Holiday Office Hours
During the holidays, the church office will be closed on Fridays as usual, in addition to Monday, December 25th, Tuesday, December 26th, and Monday, January 1, 2018. Please alert our staff of any medical emergencies or crisis by calling the church and following the voicemail prompt so we may respond appropriately. 419.636.1362   

Opportunities to Serve
With the opening of our newly renovated children’s space, comes new opportunities to serve! We will be needing additional help in the following areas:
Guest services, check in attendants, small group leaders, high school student volunteers, special needs ministry volunteers.  Please contact us if you would like more information.

Year-End Giving
Any year-end contributions should be placed in the offering, Sunday, December 24th, postmarked or given online on our website or our app, by Saturday, December 30th. Your giving statement is available anytime by visiting our website and logging into your online account.

Cancellation Announcements
During the winter months, it may be necessary to cancel church events due to inclement weather. For up-to-the-minute cancellation information, please visit our website at or by checking our church app. We will also send an email to our Church Announcement subscribers and notify the WBCL 89.5 radio station.

Ministry Highlights:

Opening Day!
Starting January 7th all children in 1st – 5th grade will check in at the south campus. There will no longer be classes for our elementary students in this building. We look forward to having all the children in one place and making drop off and pick up easier on parents of children in all age groups.


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