MCCC Weekly Update – August 30, 2021
Future Events at MCCC & Community
Aug. 30th– Sept. 5th
What’s happening this week?
• Mon 8/30:
• Tues 8/31:
• Wed 9/1: KWM – Pack Bags 12:00pm
• Thu 9/2: KWM – Deliver Bags 11:00am
• Fri 9/3:
• Sat 9/4:
• Sun 9/5: Worship in the Church, on the lawn, or YouTube 9:30am. Sunday School following worship
Which ever way you choose to worship, we wish you a very blessed and meaningful service!
Thanks to all who donated food needs in August to the 4C’s! (Crestwood Coalition for Community Care). We could not do it without all the many donations from around our community!
The food needs for September 26th are: Baked Beans, Instant Coffee & Sloppy Joe Sauce.
Items may be placed in the bin at the lower level entrance of the church anytime throughout the month or you can bring them on the 26th. No donation is too small! ONE item, combined with others, feeds MANY!
Thank you, MCCC, for your continued support!
Volunteers are still needed! If you would like to help, call 330-274-3310.
Drive-thru distribution hrs. are Mon. 4-6pm, and Wed. & Fri. 1-3pm.
Monetary donations may be sent to: The 4C’s, P.O. Box 227, Mantua, Oh 44255.
Loaves & Fishes
Our next Loaves & Fishes Dinner will be held on Thursday, September 30th from 5-6:30pm in the Fellowship Hall. Remember, this is a FREE community meal – ANYONE IS WELCOME – so please pass the word! The tentative menu will be: Stroganoff over Noodles, Green Beans, Jello, Rolls and a dessert of Ice Cream with Peach Topping. Beverage choice
of lemonade, water, or Iced Tea.
Extra precautions are taken with the handling of food and sanitizing of tables.
Donations are gratefully accepted.
Skips Music Jam
The September date for “Skips Music Jam” will be Friday, September 10th from 6-8pm in the Fellowship Hall
Feel free to bring your fiddles, guitars, banjos, mandolins, flutes, dulcimers, etc and join in the fun . . . or just stop by & listen! Any questions? Contact Skip Schweitzer at 330-562-9801.
A Note from the Secretary!
If you have any church or community events that should be publicized in our weekly newsletter, please send the information to Sandi Kossick by Saturday evening at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Smile Team is excited to see all the donations that have been so graciously provided throughout Mantua’s business locations! If you still have donations please drop them off today at the following locations:
Jake’s Restaurant; Jake’s Market; J & J Sales; Advanced Rehab; Crooked River Flowers; Mama Lights Eats; Bilbury & Co; Forage & Feather and R44 Coffee Co. Items needed are:
- 24 Pack Crayons
- 2 Pocket Folders
- Index Cards
- Composition Notebook
- Glue Sticks
- Supply Box
- Black Dry Erase Markers & Eraser
- Paper Towels
- Wide Ruled Loose Leaf Notebook
- Paper Clorox Wipes
- 1” & 2” 3-Ring Binders
This is a great way to support our community by shopping local businesses while dropping off school items! Questions for the Smile Team? Contact Becky Tipton at email@example.com or call/text at (216) 870-7039.
THE 163RD Portage County Randolph Fair was another success this year, although VERY HOT! Congratulations to all who participated and those who placed this year!
All MCCC members who participated and/or placed, please send your name and accomplishments ASAP to Sandi Kossick at: firstname.lastname@example.org so we can compile a complete list of names for the congregation!
AND . . . ANOTHER FAIR IS COMING SOON!
The Geauga County Fair is celebrating its 199th year and is Ohio’s oldest fair! The fair will be held on Labor Day weekend, running from Thursday, September 2nd-Monday, September 6th. General admission is $10/person, and children under 6 are FREE each day. On Friday, Seniors (65+) and Veterans are FREE. Monday is “Family Day”, and all-day ride bracelets are $10. The fair is located at 14373 N. Cheshire St., Burton, Oh 44021. For more information, please see their website at: geaugafair.com. What a great way to end the summer!
The Mantua Potato Festival will be held at Buchert Memorial Park September 10th-12th. After a year hiatus, everyone is thrilled to see its’ return! It will begin on Friday the 10th (6pm-11pm), Saturday the 11th (10am – 11pm), and finish up on Sunday the 12th (12-7pm). This is a family fun event with live music, rides, games, contests, a parade, food and much more! There will be a parking fee of $4/car. However, if you bring your Crestwood Red Devil football admission ticket on Friday, you will receive FREE parking! (Friday only). For more information check their website: www.mantuapotatofestival.org. Thanks to the many workers who keep this Mantua tradition going!
2021 Annual Chicken Dinner Fundraiser
The 2021 Annual Chicken Dinner fundraiser at Hilltop Christian Church (4572 West Prospect St., Mantua 44255) will be held on Saturday, September 11th from 12-5pm. You may dine at the church, or take-out will be provided. Orders must be provided online ahead of time at the church website: www.HilltopChristianChurch.org.
$12/adult and $5 for kids 5-9 years old. Get your orders placed soon!
36th Annual Christmas Boutique
Mark your calendars for the 36th Annual Christmas Boutique to be held on Sunday, November 7th, 2021, in the Hughes Hall at St. Joseph’s Church in Mantua. This event will run from 9:30am-3:30pm. They will have a variety of hand-crafted items, baked goods, raffles, door prizes and breakfast, lunch, snacks and dessert items. For more
information visit the website at: https://stjosephmantua.com/christmas-boutique
Tables are still available for crafters – $30 for an 8ft. Table (2nd table is $25). To reserve a table contact Nikki Fathauer (937-726-6470, or email . Reservations are on a first come basis.
4th Annual MCCC Craft Bazaar
Our Ohio Women’s Ministries (OWM) at Mantua Center Christian Church is also looking ahead to Christmas and our 4th Annual MCCC Craft Bazaar under the direction of Carolin Newell! This event will be held on Saturday, December 4th from 10am-4pm at the old Mantua Center School (11741 Mantua Center Rd., Mantua 44255). There will be a variety of crafters, a 50/50 raffle, food, baked goods, music and free parking. Mark your calendars so you don’t miss this annual event! It is always a great time had by crafters and patrons alike! Have any questions? Call/text Carolin Newell at (330) 606-7125.