Entries by Greg Beckner

Cleveland Life Institute Registration Deadline

Registration Ends December 15th for January Classes Receive a Large Discount Now! Our Leadership Program Cleveland Life Institute Uniqueness- Interactive, socially conscience, community active, experiential, practical, and powerful. Uniquely Designed Education Successful leaders know their value lies not only in managing teams and running organizations, but in inspiring others, setting purposeful goals, executing strategic visions, and […]

Christmas Nativity Pageant

One of First Baptist Church’s most beloved annual traditions, our living nativity brings to life the Christmas story into our sanctuary with a large host of live animals, choirs, soloists, musicians and the newborn baby Jesus. The church fills up as we celebrate with traditional hymns and new selections of music, as we participate together […]

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Production Run: April 13 – 22nd The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a musical based on the 1831 novel of the same name written by Victor Hugo with songs from the 1996 Walt Disney Animation Studios film adaptation. The musical premiered in 1999 in Berlin, Germany as Der Glöckner von Notre Dame (“The Bellringer of Notre Dame”). It was produced by Walt Disney Theatrical, the company’s first musical […]

Thanksgiving Food Baskets for Families in Need

Help is needed to achieve our goal in providing food baskets for about 30 families in need this Thanksgiving. Donate Food: collection boxes and baskets will be in the Fairmount Hallway starting Sunday, October 29 for canned fruits and vegetables, cranberry sauce, gravy, soup, pie filling, peanut butter, tuna, spaghetti sauce, boxes of cereal, instant […]

Our Prayers Go Out To Sutherland Springs, Texas

Pastor Kregg Burris joined fellow Cleveland area pastors Tuesday, November 7th at the United Pastor in Missions Press Conference to stand united with the church family and community of those of Sutherland Springs, Texas. Our prayers, love, support go out to those families and their community. We also call the churches to come together to […]

Social Responsibility in the 21st Century – a Call to a New Generation

Several times a year the Cleveland Life Institute sponsors leaders to come and speak to the community about their experiences and training. This free presentation by Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. was sponsored by the Cleveland Life Institute in the First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland, Spahr Center His talk about “Social Responsibility in the 21st […]

Operation Christmas Child

In this outreach program, you are asked to think “inside the box” through simple shoe boxes packed with gifts, necessities, toys, hard candy, hand-written notes and pictures that connect you with a child. Your gifts may be the very first present a child has ever received. Operation Christmas Child is the world’s largest children’s Christmas […]