ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S
UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)
            

CANCELLATIONS

 

Services and all additional meetings at St. B's will be suspended for the next two weeks

 

 

A note from Vicar DeAnn Books and Council President Korey Kuhn ~ St. Bartholomew's Church Council has discussed the current health concerns related to coronavirus. Council has decided that for the safety of our church family and the community we will be following the closure decision of the Southwest School District as well as the bishop's recommendations. Services and all additional meetings at St. B's will be suspended for the next two weeks starting on 3/13/2020.

Please take a moment to read Bishop Dunlop's full message.

 

Chicken BBQ Canceled

Chicken BBQ scheduled for April 15 has been Canceled. We will try and Reschedule later this year.

CANCELLATIONS


St. Bartholomew's of Hanover, PA, a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.

Telephone: (717)632-1952

Address: 1204 Grand Valley Road Hanover, PA 17331~

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We extend a warm welcome to worship with us in a beautiful country setting.


ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)
ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)

175+ Years Serving God! 

Founded in Faith. Forward in Faith

 

 

 

 

PLEASE join us and invite your friends and neighbors.

See you there!

 

St Bartholomew’s United Church (ELCA)

1204 Grand Valley Rd. Hanover

 

Website: www.stbart-hanoverpa.org

E-mail address: stbartchurch@comcast.net

 


ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)

Stop by Sunday morning and develop your relationship with God. 

Gathering in God’s House

Sunday Worship Service - 9:00AM

Traditional and Contemporary Worship offered.

Sunday School for all ages - 10:30AM

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Rev. Steven E. Thomas, Pastor

Cell: (717)476-9171

E-mail address: 3PastorSteve7@gmail.com

Office hours: Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Mrs. Beth Croney, Church Secretary

Telephone: (717)632-1952

E-mail address: stbartchurch@comcast.net

Office hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

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News, Announcements and Calendar of Events

St. Bartholomew’s is active in our church community with multiple programs including Sunday School for all ages. We participate in community programs such as PAL program (provide a lunch). For several years, teams from our congregation have gone to communities affected by Hurricane Katrina and assisted in the rebuilding of those communities ravaged by that hurricane.

The following links will provide you with our News, Announcements and Calendar of events.

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)

ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH

         Sunday March 29, 2020 - Virtual Service

               Vicar DeAnn Books, Pastor Steve Thomas


Video of Current & Archived Sermons

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ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)

“FREE FAITH YOGA every Wednesdays at 5:30 - 6:30 PM.”

"Our Second Free Yoga Class is every Thursdays at 9:00 - 10:00 am"

FREE CHRISTIAN YOGA CLASSES will resume on January 8th.  The classes will continue to be on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm and Thursdays at 9:00 am.  The instructor will be Dixie Brillhart. 

 

Dixie is currently in the process of completing her 200-hour Christian Yoga Instructor training, provided through Christian Yoga Project.  She will be finished in March 2020.  Dixie has worked a combined 35 years in the Health care field, as a Medical Laboratory Technician and a Medical Assistant at Hanover Family Practice.  Dixie is also an artist and a member of Hanover Art Guild and Gallery; she is a volunteer at the Little Art Bank of Hanover. She teaches painting and mixed media art to several home school students via the Hanover Art Guild. She enjoys many forms of creative expression.  She and her Husband Fred share a passion for Christian Yoga.  They enjoy the benefits the practice provides, fellowship, strength, well-being, relaxation, and the spiritual awareness in prayerful meditation.

 

In case of bad weather, yoga classes will follow the South Western School District.  If the school district is closed, dismisses early or goes in late due to inclement weather there will be no class.



ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)

Lenten Dinners

Lenten Dinners will be held

on Tuesdays beginning March 3rd – 31st from 6:15 – 8:00 pm.

Each Tuesday evening from 6:15 – 7:00 pm we will have a light meal,

the 7:00 – 8:00 pm Discussion time will be “Talking Together Through Tough Topics.”

All ages are welcome to attend.

Please sign up in the hallway if you plan to attend.  Donations are needed for various food items listed for each night on sign-up sheet.  Enjoy a night out and great Christian fellowship!

Mar 1    CC   First Sunday of Lent           Mark 10: 17-31   First Last and Last First

Mar 8            Second Sunday of Lent       Mark 10: 32-52      Bartimaeus Healed

Mar 15 CC   Third Sunday of Lent         Mark 12:1-12          Parable of the Tenants

Mar 22 H.O.P.E.  Fourth Sunday of Lent  Mark 12: 28-44    Great Commandment

Contemporary Style Service

Mar 29   Fifth Sunday of Lent           Mark 13:1-8, 24-37      End of Age

Healing Service

Host for Community Lenten Service 7:00PM Theme- Making the Journey

 

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES

Palm Sunday (worship with communion) April 5th          9:00 am

Maundy Thursday                                        April 9th         7:00 pm

Good Friday                                                 April 10th       7:00 pm

Easter                                                             April 12th

Sunrise Service at Long Arm Dam – 6:30 am

                   (Please bring lawn chair. If inclement weather service will be held at church.)

Easter Breakfast – 7:30 am

Easter Worship – 9:00 am

COMBINED LENTEN SERVICES

March 1, 2020                        Host Church:  St. Jacob’s (Stone)

                                                Worship Leader: Rev. Dr. Bruce Bouchard

                                                Preaching: Rev. Steven Thomas

                                                Theme: We Have Much to Give

March 8, 2020                        Host Church: St. Paul’s (Dubs)

                                                Worship Leader: Rev. Susan Fritz

                                                Preaching: Rev. Dr. Bruce Bouchard 

                                                Theme: Praying Church

March 15,2020                       Host Church: St. David’s UCC

                                                Worship Leader: Rev. Scott Sager

                                                Preaching: Rev. Susan Fritz

                                                Theme: Finding God in Real Life

March 22, 2020          Host Church: Bethel UCC                 

                                                Worship Leader:

                                                Preaching: DeAnn Books

                                                Theme: How God Transforms

March 29, 2020          Host Church: St. Bartholomew’s                   

                                                Worship Leader: Rev. Steven Thomas & DeAnn Books

                                                Preaching: Rev. Scott Sager

                                                Theme: Making the Journey


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The history of
St. Bartholomew’s Church
Hanover PA.


Serving
God and Community
for Years

Our Heritage

St. Bartholomew’s New & Old Buildings 1935



In a constantly changing world, the members of St. Bartholomew's will continue to remember their past as they look to the future.

Click here to View a History of St. Bartholomew’s Church


OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission at St. Bartholomew's United Church (ELCA) is to be a united Christian Community serving God as witnesses and symbols of God's hope and love. As God's disciples we will do God's will through prayer, praise, worship and service; using the Bible as our inspiration. With the help of God, we will provide a sanctuary for caring and healing. Respecting the ideas of all people and striving for full participation of all members of our faith community, we will seek to strengthen our spiritual growth and to be a beacon to our church family and neighbors, near and far, with vision and responsibility to God.


ST. BARTHOLOMEW is Handicap accessible

Handicap accessible with elevator service to all floors.


CANCELLATIONS

Services and all additional meetings at St. B's will be suspended for the next two weeks

 

 

A note from Vicar DeAnn Books and Korey Kuhn ~ St. Bartholomew's Church Council has discussed the current health concerns related to coronavirus. Council has decided that for the safety of our church family and the community we will be following the closure decision of the Southwest School District as well as the bishop's recommendations. Services and all additional meetings at St. B's will be suspended for the next two weeks starting on 3/13/2020.

Please take a moment to read Bishop Dunlop's full message.

CANCELLATIONS


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