Prayer Partner sign-up sheets are now in the social hall. We encourage all children and adults to sign up for this wonderful and rewarding program.
Christmas Bazaar: Our Christmas Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 – 3:00. There will be a basket auction, homemade crafts, attic treasures, heirloom jewelry, bake sale book sale and lunch. Help will be needed in all areas. If you know someone who owns a business that would be willing to donate something for our basket auction, please see Mary Lou, she will give you a letter to present to them.
Valley Food Pantry has asked our church to collect cans of peas for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. They want to give each family 2 cans each and there are 60 families. That’s 120 cans! Cans of peas can be placed in the shopping cart which is in the social hall. Other items needed are soap and cereal.
Protector 2019 Youth Rally will be held in Ocean City, MD on January 4-6, 2019. Registration is now open. Please see Rena Bicking to sign up for this fun annual trip.
Sunday School’s Mission Project for the months of September and October is the Baby Boutique at The Pregnancy Resource Center in Hazleton. A list of items needed and baby cradle to place them in is located at the entrance to the social hall. Please consider donating to this important mission project
Boscov’s Friends Helping Friends Discount Coupons Buy your Boscov’s coupon now to receive a discount off your purchases on October 16th. Sell them to your friends, buy them as gifts. The coupon is good for 25% off most goods but there are some exceptions. See Jacque for the $5.00 coupon that is good at all Boscov’s stores. You may also purchase the coupon at our allotted space in Boscov’s or from Heidi in our Church Office.
Trunk or Treat will take place on October 31st 6:00-8:00. If you would like to be a part of this year’s trunk-or-treat, please sign up in the social hall. Candy donations are much needed and there is a box located in the social hall for that as well. You can bring your car to decorate, or just come dressed up and wander around handing out candy, talking with kids, and being with your church community. Please contact Beth Yost with any questions.
The flower calendar is open on September 16, 23 and 30. If you would like to provide flowers on one of these dates, please contact Mary Lou Legg or Heidi Klein.
Rally Day/”Thirst for Creation” will be on Sunday, September 9th at 9:15 am. Humphrey the camel will be here! Children and youth will personally get to meet Humphrey and learn a bit about how God uniquely created him. During worship service Pastor Cheryl will be Blessing Backpacks, anyone attending school this year, whether as a student, teacher or volunteer is encouraged to bring your backpack or school notebooks, etc. Following worship service, we will enjoy fun and fellowship with a Pot Luck Lunch, please bring your favorite dish to share.
It’s time to begin our Plastic Mat Ministry! So far, we have donated eight mats to Catholic Social Services to be given to the homeless in the Hazleton Area. We meet at 11:00 am, on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Bring your lunch and help in this worthwhile project.