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Last Updated 6/16/2018
St. Bartholomew’s United Church (ELCA)
1204 Grand Valley Rd.
Hanover, PA 17331
June 17, 2018 Announcements
WELCOME REGISTER On each pew is a blue covered welcome register. PLEASE open it and enter the information on the paper pad. Pass it on! This is a great way to welcome and greet each of the worshippers in your pew.
CHILDREN’S TIME After the Children’s Message, the children (Kindergarten age and under) will be invited to go to a classroom with attendants. They will return to the sanctuary during the Offertory Response. Attendants today: Ruth Neiderer and Heather Biar.
MEMBERS AND VISITORS are invited for a time of tasty refreshments and casual conversation downstairs in the fellowship hall following worship.
THIS SUNDAY, June 17 NEXT SUNDAY, June 24
9:00 am – Worship Service/Baptism 9:00 am – HOPE Service
10:30 am – Sunday School 10:30 am – Sunday School
11:30 am – HOPE Practice
Wednesday – Yoga 5:30 pm
VBS – Mon. to Fri. 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
thank you to Pastor Steve and our church family for all your thoughts, prayers and cards and your help with the luncheon and funeral service for Shelley Saltzgiver. – Shaun, Stacey, Jamie and Mariah.
baptism Today we celebrate the baptism of Mariah Saltzgiver, the granddaughter of Marty and Shelley Saltzgiver.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL will be held this week at St. Bartholomew’s, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. (Ages 3 years to 6th Grade, with an adult class too.)
St. Bartholomew's 175th ANNIVERSARY Next year we will be celebrating St. Bartholomew's 175th Anniversary. If you would be interested in helping with the planning of this event(s) or you have ideas, please contact Allen Gobrecht.
COUPONS FOR THE TROOPS Please bring in your unused/unwanted manufacturers coupons. We will be sending them to military personnel overseas. The dates on the coupons do not matter. Two red bins have been placed in the narthex. One bin is to gather coupons, and the other bin is for coupons that have been cut out. We can save costs by having the coupons cut out. I am also looking for some volunteers to help cut out coupons. If you are interested in cutting out coupons or have questions please see Rachel Kaintz (717-316-5353).
Send us your Selfies On our next HOPE Sunday, June 24th, we would like to show selfies of you, St. Bartholomew's. We'll be showing the pictures as a slide show to demonstrate the theme of our service. If you would like to participate please take a picture of yourself (a selfie) and e-mail it to email@example.com Please have your picture sent to us by June 20th.
Monroe S.E. Gobrecht Memorial Award Any youth members of St. Bartholomew's who are attending or will be attending post-secondary education are reminded that a minimum of 10 hours of volunteer service are required, with 5 of those hours helping with worship services. There are other requirements that need to be met for this scholarship award. Youth members should have documentation of service hours and should NOT wait until the last minute. There are MANY opportunities to volunteer throughout the year at church. Applications for the scholarship are now available next to the bulletin board outside of the church’s office. Deadline to submit application is June 30th.
Women of the church will meet at Homewood on Tuesday, June 26th at 1:00 pm.
All women are welcome. Please bring a bible or your “Gather Magazine”. If you need a ride, call Edna Sterner 717-637-5722.
FAITH AND FAMILY NIGHT Come out an enjoy a York Revolution baseball game on Saturday, July 14th at 6:30 pm. There will be a fireworks show after the game. Tickets are priced at $9.00 per person. There is a sign-up sheet in the hallway. Deadline to purchase tickets is today. If you have any questions please Shaun Saltzgiver of Allen Gobrecht.
FREE FAITH YOGA St. Bartholomew's offers free yoga to our members and everyone in our community. The instructor, Carrie, integrates a Christian spiritual intention throughout the exercise so that the class also brings a peaceful, insightful experience. Class is on Wednesdays at 5:30 pm.
ANNUAL CHICKEN BBQ The figures are in for our chicken BBQ held this past April. We made a total of 440 chicken dinners. Also, 42 freshly baked pies were donated and sold. The profits for the day were $2971.80. The proceeds will be divided between helping to fund St. B’s Family Camp at Nawakwa and the Hanover Area Council of Churches. A huge “Thank You” to all who helped to make this a very successful day!
THE PROPERTY COMMITTEE has a to-do list of various items posted on the bulletin board. Contact Larry Brumgard at 717-586-9221 if interested in helping with any items.
- Thank you, Larry.
HELPING HANDS MINISTRY This ministry provides care, support and many services to our church family who are in need. If you are in need of assistance, please read the list of services posted on our bulletin boards. Examples of services provided are small home repairs, limited yard work, picking up prescriptions, transportation to appointments and much more. All you need to do is contact the church secretary if you or another member needs assistance. If you are interested in being a volunteer for this ministry, see Judy Mummert.
REMINDER Unless listed in the newsletter and bulletin, special offerings will no longer be collected every month. There is no special offering being collected in June. If a special offering envelope is turned in during a month there is no special offering it will be placed in the general offering collection.
HANOVER AREA COUNCIL OF CHURCHES NEEDS IN JUNE
PAL – Mayonnaise, Hot Chocolate, Bar-B-Que Sauce, Sugar
Clothing Bank – Wipes
Changing Lives Shelter – Shampoo, Disposable razor, Men's flip-flops (L, XL)
Ruth’s Harvest – Single Serving of anything, please make sure expiration date is after 9/2018
SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM During the summer we will be collecting specific menu items each Sunday for the Summer Lunch Program. Below are the items assigned to us for June: Canned Pasta 8.9 – 15 oz. box of Cheerios
3 oz. box of orange Jell-O 14 oz. jar of pizza sauce
These items may be placed in the baskets at the rear of the church. All donations will be greatly appreciated.
SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! St. Bartholomew’s dates for packing the summer lunch bags are Monday, July 9 and Monday, July 30 at 7 pm at
St. David’s Lutheran church. Volunteers are also needed to distribute the lunch bags on Tuesday, July 10 and Tuesday, July 31 from 4:00 – 5:45 pm at St. David’s Lutheran Church. The sign-up sheet is located on the shelf in the hallway outside of the library.
OUR CHURCH FAMILY IN OUR PRAYERS
Longview (Manchester, MD): Janice Kneller
Homewood: Eileen Grothey, Julia Mummert and Phyllis Frock
The Brethren Home: Shelva Laughman
Hanover Hall: Mildred Raubenstine
At Home: Karen Brown, Robyn Duppins, Eric Collins, Cindy, Lisa Galloway, Lori Shaffer, Jim Krumrine, Daryl Raubenstine, Larry Bixler, Cynthia Waters, Angie Britcher, Anita, Frieda, Mary Marrero, Marlene Redding, Harold Krumrine, Harold Bachman, Gladys Wildasin, Deb Sponseller, Cindy Graybill, Lindsey Crawford, Joyce Johnson, Kyle Wildeson, Leiland Smtih, Jimmy Bryan, Jeff Butler, Amber Shaw, Barb Butler, Isabella Taylor, Tammy Hall, and Katlyn Stremmel, Mara Small, Doug Deviny, Danielle Stislicki, Alan Sterner, Marleigh Myers, Frank George, Paul Chronister, Hannah Engle, Hope & Wesley, Ruth Gunnell, Joe Moxley, Donald Sterner, Sarah Iafrate, Ned Sterner, Chasidy Gladfelter, Donna Spaide, Kim Shultz, Vicki Creamer, Faye Gobrecht, Cole Stremmel, RJ, Kyle & Jamison Noel, Harlan Markle, Gordie Sager, Ryan Miller, Jack Shaffer, Brandi Avery, Vicki Gobrecht, Sharon Krumrine, Paul Schaum, Carroll Wilson and Ida Butler.
In the military service: Ryan Baummer, Marcus Gobrecht, Shea Mumma, Mark Reever, Joshua Mummert, Alex Berwager and Doug Shaffer
PARTICIPATING IN WORSHIP IN JUNE/JULY
Greeter Ministry: June – Toni Null July – Paul & Sue Krumrine Family
The Worship Helper List for July – December is now available in the back of the sanctuary.
OFFICE SUMMER HOURS Tues. and Weds. 7:30 am – 2:30 pm Fri. 7:30 am – 12:30 pm.
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