Join us on Sunday morning at 9:15 and 11 AM at North Olmsted, 11 AM at Elyria,










Welcome! Please let us know you were visiting by using the online “Connect Card.” When you join us in person, please stop by our Welcome Center located in the Atrium to find out how you can get further connected in ministry at Friends.


Brough/Cavello Family
Duplaga Family
Holler Family
Karoly/Bailey Family
Kropp/Dumperth Family
Loftis Family
Reed/Glaeser Family
Roach Family
Simoncic Family
Tyler Family
Winne/Claus Family


General Budget YTD (N. Olmsted)
$ 366,642.54
General Offerings YTD (N. Olmsted)
$ 304,269.90
Generations of Faith Commitments
$ 1,060,973.56
Generations of Faith 2022 Giving 
$ 380,699.66



FRIENDS PICKLEBALL // Sunday afternoons, Monday evenings, Wednesday evenings thru June // For more info or to sign up click HERE or contact
THRIVE // Wednesdays, May 3-July 26 @ 7:35-8:30 pm, Conference Rm // Thrive is a discipleship class expounding on God’s Word regarding mental health and wellness and offering supportive fellowship. Featuring guest testimonies on subjects including suicide, abuse, addiction, and more. More info:
SILVER FRIENDS LUNCH // Thursday, June 8 @ 11:30 am, FLC // Seniors, join us for pizza, salad, & conversation with guest Traci Bihary, director of Cleveland Pregnancy Center. RSVP by noon Wednesday with “SF” & pizza choice (cheese, mushroom, pepperoni, sausage) on your Connect Card, call the church office, or email
LOFT FELLOWSHIP & BELLA’S ICE CREAM // Saturday, June 10 @ 7-9 pm // Our 40+ fellowship will meet at the home of Doug and Nicole Kuch, contact the church for the address. Bring money for homemade ice cream from Bella’s Creamery. The evening will include a campfire and a few other fun activities. RSVP with “LOFT” on your Connect Card or contact Debbie Freed at 
VBS: VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED // N. Olmsted: June 13-15, Elyria: June 20-22; both 9 am-noon // Over three fun days, kids will discover how Christians are called to live in the gray space between Eden and Eternity. Open to kids in K-6. Register kids and volunteers by campus by clicking HERE!
DONUTS WITH DAD // Saturday, June 17 @ 10-11:30 am, FLC // For all dads, dudes, papas, pals or any father figures and their kids. Limited to 100 people; registration is required. $5 per person. Click HERE for more information or to sign up. Contact with any questions. 
KIDS’ CAMP // July 30-Aug. 4 // Calling all kids entering grades 3-6 next school year! This year’s Kids Camp theme is Rock & Roll! Cost is $300; registration is available at the Kids’ Wing check-in desk. Questions: Pastor Adam,
CALL FOR VENDORS: CHRISTMAS MARKET CRAFT FAIR // November 17-18 // This fall NOEFC will be hosting a craft fair. We are currently seeking vendors. If you or someone you know would be interested, see Darlene Wilke at the Church Life Center today, or request a contract at
JOIN THE HOSPITALITY TEAM // We’re looking for families and young adults to join the Hospitality Team as greeters and Welcome Center attendants on Sunday morning. Write “Hospitality” on your Connect Card or contact Pastor Rich,
OUTDOOR VOLUNTEERS NEEDED // Our landscape beautification committee is currently in need of volunteers to help water outdoor flowers to keep them alive through the summer months. If you can help, call the church office to be put in contact with Sue Marella. In addition, our Elyria campus will bless some of our senior neighbors with yard work this Saturday, June 10. To sign up, call the church office to be put in contact with Shawn Calvert. 
OUR DAILY BREAD // June-August Our Daily Bread devotional booklets are now available at the Welcome Center and in the church office.