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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Going Strong Bus Trip
Friday, May 8

The annual May bus trip for Going Strong will be to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Great Lakes Science Center on Friday, May 8. The bus will leave at 9 am and return around 5:30 pm. The cost is $35 per person. Lunch will be on your own at the Science Center. The trip will also include “Mysteries of the Unseen World” at the Omnimax Theater.


Women's Spring Dinner and Silent Auction
Wednesday, May 20

Come enjoy a delicious dinner and fun silent auction of gently used purses, totes and wallets. Dinner is at 6, but auction bidding starts at 5, so come early. Purses will be awarded after dinner. All auction profits will go toward various United Methodist Women missions. Donations of gently used purses, totes and wallets are needed.


Vacation Bible School
June 22-26, 2015
9 am - noon

At G-Force VBS, kids explore how to put their faith into action. In this mission-focused VBS, kids experience God’s unstoppable love and discover how to fuel up and move in and through life with God.

While at G-Force Adventure Park, your children will:

  •  Discover how God calls each one of us to act
  •  Meet people from the Bible who used their hearts, minds, and bodies in service for God
  •  Experience the love of Jesus as they hear his message of acting through and with God
  •  Explore how to use their whole selves to follow God in new, active ways
  •  Be transformed to Move! Act! Care! Follow! Share!

Three different programs

VBS – Children age 3 (by 9/30/15 and potty trained) through those entering 4th grade. They will enjoy art projects, music, science activities, recreational activities and snacks.

VBS Serve – Children entering 5th or 6th grade. Their week will be filled with fun, field trips and mission outreach.

VBS Extreme – An additional afternoon program for those entering 1st through 6th grades. Children must be registered in the morning programs to take advantage of this and space IS limited.

Download the VBS brochure found below for schedules and additional information.

Registration Fees

VBS and VBS Serve – $5 per child with a $10 family maximum.

VBS Extreme – $50 for the 1st child and $45 for each additional child. (This is in addition to the VBS fee.)


How do I register? Two (maybe three) easy steps.

1. Register - Click on the G-Force logo.

2. Fees - Send your fees to the church using the Payment Form.

3. VBS Serve & VBS Extreme - Emergency Medical Form required. Include with your payment form.



Contact Karol Lewis, Director of Christian Education?
330-923-5241, Ext. 219?


VBS Brochure 2015

VBS Payment Form 2015

VBS Medical Form 2015


2015 Chess Camp - July 13-17

A fun and inspiring introduction or improvement to the game of chess! It's a week of learning, chess-themed crafts and field trips, live action chess with a concluding chess tournament. Snacks are provided, but participants must bring a bag lunch each day.

The lead instructor is Jeff LaVeen, a National Expert player. The Camp Dean is David Bills who has many years of experience teaching chess to elementary children, coaching tournament players and state championship teams.

The 2015 camp will take place July 13-17 and runs from 9 am to 4 pm. Anyone 1st grade and up and either unrated or rated up to 1,500 is invited. The cost of the camp is $150 and before and after care is available for an additional fee. Space is limited so be sure to register early.

Chess Camp Medical Form

2015 Chess Camp


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