Join us on Sunday morning at 9:30 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.

Pray for our Missionaries:

Ruthanne & Nick Chadd – Josiah Venture
Danny Deloach – Papua New Guinea
M’Tambo Family/Maraan Academy – Malawi
Briggs & Jen Schuett – Slavic Village, Cle
David & Courtney
Those serving in sensitive areas


General Budget 2023 (N. Olmsted)
$ 254,337.76
General Offerings 2023 (N. Olmsted)
$ 254,776.74
Generations of Faith Commitments
$ 1,060,973.56
Generations of Faith Giving 
$ 609,225.74


CROSSROADS COLLEGE-AGE GROWTH GROUP // Mondays @ 6:30–8:30 pm, Upper Room // Join our community for ages 18-26 as we seek to walk together, finding foundation, change, and identity in Christ. Questions: or
WEDNESDAY FELLOWSHIP MEAL & STUDY // Starting Apr. 3 @ 6:00 pm, FLC // Join us for a deep dive into the book of James with Pastor Geoff. Meal begins at 6 pm, study at 6:30 pm. Suggested meal donation $7/person/meal, max $20/family/meal.
SILVER FRIENDS LUNCH // Thursday, Apr. 25 @ 11:30 am, FLC // Seniors, enjoy soup and sandwiches ($7 suggested donation) with Rick Rodgers of LIFT and Bridge Street Outreach. Rick and Pastor Rich work together serving the homeless. RSVP: “SF” on your Connect Card,, or 440-779-9484 by noon, Wednesday, Apr. 24.
SLEEP IN HEAVENLY PEACE DELIVERY // Saturday, April 27 @ 10 am – 1 pm // Our Saturday men’s group invites you to help deliver beds to children in Cuyahoga County. Click HERE to register; registration is required for liability reasons. Mark Madere is developing a video of our support of this local ministry. 
BROADWAY SUMMER READING FUNDRAISER // Saturday, Apr. 27 @ 1–4 pm, FLC // Help us raise scholarship money so at-risk inner-city students can attend the 5-week Summer Reading Program FREE of charge. This is a come and go event. Place your tickets and enjoy a light meal. Questions: Angeline Labrado,
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES // Wednesdays, May 1, June 19, July 17 @ 7–9 pm,
Sanctuary // Three nights, nine artists, only $20 for the season ($40 VIP with backstage access). Single night tickets $10 each ($20 VIP). Tickets & more  info:
GREIF TO JOY SUPPORT GROUP // Tuesday, May 7 @ 7–8 pm, Upper Room //
Grief is an unavoidable journey, yet Jesus promises us the fullness of joy. Grief to Joy is now a monthly opportunity every first Tuesday to find help and encouragement from those who have walked the journey and found joy. More info:
ALL-CHURCH WORK DAY // May 18, 9 am–1 pm // We are planning a work day not
only to spread mulch, but also to take care of a number of needed maintenance projects in and around our church building. Many hands will be needed to make this happen! Please sign up with “Work Day” on your Connect Card so we can plan which projects to focus on.
5TH–8TH GRADE LIFE WEEKEND // May 18–19 // All 5th-8th graders are invited and encouraged to participate in the 4th annual Life Weekend! This weekend helps bridge the gap between childhood and teenage years in the church as they serve and fellowship together. More info and registration at
START THE PARTY VBS // June 10–14, North Olmsted; June 17–21, Elyria // Join us at both campuses this summer as we celebrate the good news that Jesus came to show His love for EVERYONE! Register kids and volunteers online for each campus HERE.
MINISTRY OPENING // We have begun a search for a Children’s Discipleship Director. This part-time position (20-25 hrs per week) will oversee and manage our children’s ministry. Visit the Spotlights for the job description. Resumes may be sent to