Coat & Blanket Drive
october now-22 

From October 1-22, Parkside will be collecting new and gently used winter coats, blankets, hats, and gloves that are in good condition and can still be used by others in need. Coats, hats, and gloves of all sizes, from infant to XXXL adult are needed. Please place your items on the coat racks along the Heritage Rooms hallway. Together we can help make a difference in our local community. For more information, email Randy Adams.

Men’s Open Gym Basketball
Beginning October 3

Open gym basketball begins on October 3! Men are invited to join us in the worship center for open basketball every Tuesday night from 7-9pm in the worship center.

First Wednesday Worship
October 4 • 10:30a • worship Center

Join us for a time of uplifting worship with familiar songs and a message from Tom Gaiser. This midweek, once a month, worship opportunity can be experienced in-person or online via the Parkside Facebook page.

pickleball night
October 6 • 6:30-8:30p • worship Center

Parkside Pickleball is starting up again on October 6, 6:30-8:30p. No experience required. Bring your friends and family for the fun. Contact Kim to RSVP or with any questions.

MEn’s breakfast
October 7 • 8-9a 

Come enjoy good food and good conversations with a group of great guys. It’s a great way to start your Saturday and connect with other men at Parkside. Invite a friend. All ages welcomed. Please email Denver Young to RSVP or with any questions.

MEdicare seminar
October 7 • 10a 

Jim Gray will be at Parkside, in the Heritage Rooms, on Saturday, October 7th, at 10 am to help those participating or who are eligible for Medicare to better understand their options. This is a FREE educational seminar. For more information, email Jim.

Medicare can be confusing. This Seminar provides you the information to help you understand the choices available to you under the Medicare Program. This educational seminar is helpful to those who are currently covered by Medicare and those who are going to be eligible for Medicare in the near future. The goal is to help you determine the best available Medicare Plans that will meet your needs. There are many new and additional benefits now being included in Medicare Plans which Medicare recipients need to know about. 

Couples Camp
october 13-15 • caesar’s creek state park

We had such a great time last year at the couples campout that we’re doing it again! Couples, mark your calendar for October 13-15 for a fun weekend of camping and spending time with each other at Caesar’s Creek State Park. We will be partnering again with Inner Trek to make it a fun, relaxing weekend. Cost: $250/couple. Registration ends October 1. For more information or to register, click below.

Chili potluck
october 22 • After second service

Join us for a Chili Potluck on October 22, after Second Service in the Worship Center! Bring a pot of chili, or a salad, bread, or dessert that feeds 8 people. Email Sarah Adkerson for more info.

Fall Family festival
october 27 • 6-8:30p

Join us on October 27 for a Fall Family Night! Come and enjoy s’mores, outdoor games, and a movie in the church parking lot. Bring blankets and lawn chairs for your family and we’ll provide the popcorn and apple cider! For more information, email Lou Brandhorst.

Parkside playdates
1st & 3rd thursday of every month

Playdates are on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays each month in the playroom downstairs. Playdates provide parents the opportunity to get to know each other a little more while kids play. No need to register! Please email Lou Brandhorst with any questions.

princesses ballet

Offered by City Gospel Mission, Princesses Ballet is a free, faith based program specifically created to provide ballet training to financially under-resourced girls who would not otherwise have access to quality dance lessons. It is our intention to serve these girls in our community through Parkside’s Princesses Ballet Program.

While the cost for instruction is free, there is a financial obligation each dancer must meet to participate in the program. The mandatory class uniform is a required purchase in August and consists of a leotard, tights and leather ballet shoes. Costuming for two performances are also required purchases and expected in October.

– Classes will meet on Mondays at 6:30 beginning Sept 18, 2023
– Dancers must be 4 by July 31, 2023 and are accepted through 7th grade.
– Interested applicants should email Gayle/Tanya (below) for more information and for the link to the City Gospel Mission website and registration form.

 Mondays • 6:30p

Parkside’s fall session of GriefShare will begin on Monday, September 18, at 6:30pm in the Fireside room. GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. Our group is lead by caring people who have experienced grief and want to help you through the difficult days ahead. We know it hurts and we want to help. For questions contact Mary Meredith at 513-324-8284, Peggy Elliot at 513- 231-8339, or Kim Johnson at 440-567-6646.

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worship Prayer Group
Sundays • 9 & 10:30a • prayer room

Prayer is a wonderful privilege and a powerful tool that God has given us which is why we make prayer is a priority at Parkside. Join us each Sunday morning at 9 & 10:30a in the Prayer Room (to the right of the stage in the Worship Area) where we’ll pray for on another and for the Sunday Services. We also pray for all the ministries, classes, and activities and they pray for everyone who comes to Parkside and for Parkside’s in our community. For more information, email Randy Adams.