Pastor's Desk

Pastor's Letter April 8, 2018

Baptism and Welcome New Members On Sunday, April 15, we will baptize Kiki (D'Kya) Douglas and extend the "Right Hand of Fellowship" to the following new members: Carl Brown, Denise (Beatrice) Brown, and Samuel Smith ll.


Baptism and Welcome New Members

On Sunday, April 15, we will baptize Kiki (D'Kya) Douglas and extend the "Right Hand of Fellowship" to the following new members:  Carl Brown, Denise (Beatrice) Brown, and Samuel Smith ll.


Bible Study and Prayer Meeting

Bible study and prayer meeting Thursday, April 19, 2018 at noon. We will resume our study in the book of Jeremiah. Upon our return we will decide on the exact chapter and verses.


OhioGuidestone Promise Run – Wallace Lake, Valley Parkway, Berea, Saturday, May 12 at 8:00am, race at 9:00am

Over the years our church has made a financial donation to support the work and ministry of OhioGuidestone previously known as Berea Children's Home. OhioGuidestone provides foster care and other services for troubled youth. The Promise Race is a fundraiser and I have created a Team as our way of supporting OhioGuidestone this time in which I will walk and am extending an invitation for you to join me and others from our church on a 1-mile fun walk or longer walks or runs. Please see details and consider joining us at the following website: OR contact Hermes Sports & Events at 216-623-9933. Please see the McCreary & White team.


Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018

Mother's Day is the second Sunday, and the church will again gladly recognize our mothers. Clearly, our mothers provide so much to sustaining the ministry of our church and to showing God's love for many in a multitude of ways. Please plan to join us and bring mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother so we can show our appreciation to all godly mothers!


Graduations 2018

Please notify the office as soon as possible of any students graduating from high school, colleges and universities, and other institutions of higher learning. You can call the office at 440-234-0609.



Joint Ohio & Michigan ICCC Community Church Fellowships

8601 Woodward Avenue

Detroit, MI 48202



Details are to follow soon


Berea City Club/FRANK Spurlock Summer Science Camp

This camp is designed for students in grades 1 through 5 and is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 25 promptly at 9:00am with sign in time. Pre-Registration is required! We plan to serve lunch at 11:30 each day. You are more than welcome to pack a lunch for your child if you choose to do so.

Camp concludes each day at 4:00pm, and you are required to sign your child/children out each day unless he/she has permission to walk home.

We look forward to another year of excitement for our youth as they discover just how much fun there is in learning about science. Thank you for your strong support. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office, 440-243-2988.

The Berea City Club has sponsored the Summer Science Camp for 11 consecutive years. The foundation expresses its thanks to People's Community Church and the Berea City Club for their commitment and dedication to children in grades one through five and to the community, especially to the north end of Berea.

The cost for the 2018 camp is as follows:
Berea residents $25 per student or $50 per family
Outside the Berea area: $35 per student or $75 per family.


International Council of Community Churches 2018 Annual Conference Theme: "Reunion 2018- Gateway to Glory" Join us in St. Louis, MO, 63103!

Monday, July 16 through Thursday, July 19, 2018

Registration materials are on the ushers' table.


A Summer Garden

As you may recall, we have farmed a small garden on our grounds. The garden adds a wonderful color and look to our property and provides fresh produce to those desiring fresh vegetables. We plan to do it again. Are you interested in helping? Please use the sign-up sheet on the ushers' table to indicate your interest.


Berea Youth Works 2018

Berea Youth Works provides summer work opportunities for Berea youth. One of the goals of the program is to assure interested youth have something meaningful to do each summer. The program targets in school youth ages 16 through 26 and starts April 16. Please encourage and direct youth to contact us at 440-243-2988.


North End Foundation Programs for 2018—

  • BYW—Begins April 16
  • Rib Cook off—May 25-May 28
  • Feed the Kids—Begins June 4
  • Pizza Fest—June 22-June 24
  • Science Camp—June 25-June 29 (grades 1-5)
  • Movie Night (Fun Day)—July 28
  • Family Fishing Event—August 4
  • Pig Roast—August 12
  • Family Reading Night – Thursday Nights 6:30-7:30 in the church fellowship hall
    • April 12th: Mo Willems Story Time (For Families)
    • April 26th: Racing Cup Car Challenge (For Grades K-4)
    • May 10th: It's All About the Rhyme Story Time (For Families)
    • May 17th: Dr. Seuss Escape Room Challenge (For Grades K-4)
    • June 14th: Nature and Weather Story Time (For Families)
    • June 28th: LEGO® Earthquake Challenge (For Grades K-4)
    • July 12th: Inventions & Robots story Time (For Families)
    • July 26th: Squishy Circuits Challenge (For Grades K-4)

(Fun activities, refreshments and a free book for students in grades K,1,2, 3, 4. Kids must be accompanied by an adult family member, space limited to the first 25 students for each session. Parents may register for any or all sessions). 440-243-2988 or

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