Happy fall, Federated Families! Jill, Eric, Abby and Noah Goodman have invited us for dinner and fellowship. Please bring an appetizer, side, or dessert to share. (Sign up on the "what to bring list" at tinyurl.com/fedsgiving).
Wednesday, November 13
6 pm dinner, 7 pm program
Bell St. Fellowship Hall
John Bourisseau, from the Chagrin Falls Historical Society, is coming to help us celebrate 100 amazing years of being Federated Church! Gather with all your church friends at this Wondrous Wednesday event.
We’ll have a celebratory dinner at 6 pm, then at 7 pm, John will take us through an informative talk about our 100-year history, complete with PowerPoint pictures.
To reserve food, please reply to: email@example.com and include your name, and how many are attending. Or, call the church and leave your reservation: 440.247.6490. Vegan dishes will be available.
SJAM MOVIE NIGHT
THE MOVIE: THE PUBLIC
Monday, November 18
Bell St. Fellowship Hall
Focusing on the issue of homelessness, on the coldest night of the year, a Cincinnati librarian is caught between a group of homeless patrons staging a sit-in and a face-off with the local police and media.
ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT
Tuesday, December 3
The Congregational Care Commission is again offering an opportunity for women to prepare for the coming of Christ. By beginning the season with Advent by Candlelight, we hope that your Advent this year might be more peaceful and your preparations more Christ-centered.
Come share this wonderful evening as our guests. You will enjoy beautiful music, delicious food, and warm fellowship.
RSVPs are appreciated. There will be a sign-up sheet between services in November. You can also call the church at 440.247.6490 or stop by the Bell St. reception desk. If possible, bring a sweet or savory treat to share. Finger foods are preferred (no nuts, please).
We encourage you to enjoy this event with family members and friends—all women are welcome!
Mark your calendars and plan to join us for a dinner and reception recognizing and celebrating the ministry of Reverend Susi Kawolics on the occasion of her retirement from Federated Church.
An Apollo's Fire Concert
Friday, January 24
Bell St. Sanctuary
“Sugarloaf Mountain” is created and directed by Jeannette Sorrell, creator of Apollo’s Fire hit crossover programs “Come to the River” and “Sephardic Journey,” both Top 10 bestsellers on BILLBOARD Classical. The program has toured to New York City, the National Gallery in Washington, Pittsburgh’s Renaissance & Baroque Society, and universities up and down the East Coast, in addition to over 15 sold-out performances in Cleveland. The CD recording on British label AVIE debuted at no. 5 on the Billboard Classical Crossover chart (2015).
Named for the classical god of music and the sun, Apollo’s Fire was founded in 1992 by the award-winning young harpsichordist and conductor Jeannette Sorrell. Sorrell envisioned an ensemble dedicated to the baroque ideal that music should evoke the various Affekts or passions in the listeners. Apollo’s Fire is a collection of creative artists who share Sorrell’s passion for drama and rhetoric. (apollosfire.org 2019)
A reception will follow the concert. Stay tuned for ticket information.