Euclid's 'Faith in the City' Churches Have Much to Celebrate

Euclid's Leaders worship together at the annual Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service.

The doors of our member churches have been opened to all and these significant events have taken place this fall.

On Sunday, November 10, 2018, Ss. Robert & William Parish hosted members of all faiths to the annual Thanksgiving Ecumenical Service.  Pastor, Fr. John D. Betters, began the service by welcoming the guests.  Leaders of the faith community, city administration, and community leaders offered prayers for the following:  In thanksgiving for all that we have, to our founding fathers/mothers and indigenous peoples, the City of Euclid, family, and peace.  The homily, ‘An Attitude of Gratitude’ was delivered by Pastor Denise Doggett of Lakeshore Christian Church.

A collection of toiletries was taken for the indigent and the incarcerated and will be distributed locally.  The celebration concluded with a social.

Celebration Methodist Church hosted their first ‘Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner’ on Monday, November 20, 2018.  Pastor David Whitt opened the dinner with prayer and guests were treated to a fabulous feast by church volunteers.  Dessert followed and all guests were sent home with a goodie-bag.  It was an evening of quiet reflection and warm fellowship

SAVE THE DATE:  Euclid-area churches will pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. and his message of social justice at Lake Shore Christian Church in Euclid.  All members of the community are invited to this celebration on Sunday, January 20, 2019.  Additional details to follow.




Ellen Ivory

Director of Development & Discipleship, Ss. Robert & William Parish

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Volume 9, Issue 12, Posted 1:10 PM, 12.07.2018