NURSERY Our nursery is available during worship,
but at this time it is not staffed.
FLOWERS You may order Easter lilies or tulips at $12.50 each to
decorate the church sanctuary for Easter, Sunday, April 9th.Order forms are located in the hallway.
Deadline to place an order is March 26th.
A NEED IN THE CONGREGATION One of our members has a need for assistance.
We have a box in the back of the congregation to collect food items and gift
cards. Thank you!
VBS Will be held June 25 - June 29, 6:30-8:00 p.m.We are looking for leaders, assistants, and
behind the scenes decorators to help us through the “Twists and Turns”.St. David’s UCC will be hosting this
year.If you are able to help in anyway,
please see Katrina or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
RENOVATIONS ITEMS FORSALE
We have some of our old windows, doors, chairs & changing tables available
for purchase in the overflow room. If you are interested, please see Amy
Wetzel. Items will be for sale until the end of March. Thank you!
UPDATE In April we will be providing an updated Church
Directory.In the overflow area you will
find a copy of the church directory.If
you need to update the information that we have in the directory for you,
please make changes to your listing.Thanks!
COFFEE Bring your coffee/beverage and chat with the Pastor
and church family. The next one is scheduled for April 5, 2023 at 10:00
Bartholomew’s is again inviting our families with children to attend Family
Camp at Camp Nawakwa, July 16 - 22.This
free gift also includes grandparents who want to bring their grandchildren who
are children of St. Bartholomew’s.A
family might also choose just to attend Family Camp for a few days to try it
out. If you are interested in attending, please complete a registration form
(see below) and return it to the church office. Registration forms are also
available in the hallway.Please
complete registration forms now, so we can send in the deposit.Please see Pastor Steve with any questions.
Additional information can be found at lutherancamping.org or by clicking on
RENEWAL, sponsored by the Lutheran women of our
synod, will take place on
29th 2023 here at St. Bartholomew’s Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.
The event is from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The subject is “Women who
know and understand the Ways of God”. The cost for the event, breakfast snacks
and lunch included, is $25.00.Registration
forms are in the hallway.This is an
ecumenical event so please feel free to invite friends from other
denominations.Please see Edna Sterner
or Marlene Shilling if you have any questions.
YOGA CLASSES are held weekly
on Thursdays 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. A new Yoga recording will be released to
the website monthly and available on the 2nd Thursday of each month
ALZHEIMER’S PRESENTATION St. David’s UCC will host a program on “A Beginner’s Guide
to Alzheimer’s Disease and other Related Dementias” presented by Kim Korge,
Memory Care Coordinator at Cross Keys Village, New Oxford, PA. Topics to
be discussed: Early signs of dementia vs normal aging process, tips for early
conversations and successful communications, and memory care resources and
support services. Presentation will be held on Wednesday, April 19th at 6 pm at St. David’s UCC Sanctuary, 142 Hobart Road,
The Littlestown Area Municipal Band, under the
direction of Ben Messinger, will present a Spring Concert on Sun., April 23,
2023 beginning at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 53 West King St.,
Littlestown, PA. Selections for the concert are a tribute to four members of
our band who have passed away in the last few years including Darlene Parlette,
Cindy Stambaugh, Ginni Hasener and Jane Campbell and may include: To
God be the Glory, The Gift of Friendship, Amazing Grace, Semper
Fidelis, Willie Nelson in Concert, Boogie Woogie Bugler Boy, The
Waltzing Cat, Pirates of the Caribbean, French National Defile,
In Endless Song, Glenn Miller in Concert, and The Boy
Scouts of America March. A free will offering will be accepted.
·OPEN HOUSE Camp Nawakwa is having a summer camp open house on Sunday,
April 16, 2 pm – 4:30 pm. You will meet some of the summer camp staff and take
a tour of camp during the open house.
·WORK DAY there will be a work day at Camp Nawakwa on April 29th.
·SUMMER CAMP KICKOFF and picnic will be held at Camp Nawakwa on May 21st.
Church:St. Bartholomew’s Church
LeaderRev. Steven Thomas
The offering will be donations of:Gift Cards for Gas or Groceries, Stamps, Toilet
Paper, Paper Towels, Diapers- size 6, 30 Gallon (or larger) Black Trash Bags,
Gallon Ziploc Baggies, Dish Soap, Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Plungers, All-Purpose
Cleaning Wipes, Window Cleaner, Toiletries, and Cleaning & Laundry Supplies
COMBINED LENTEN SERVICE
Holy Week & Easter Services
April 2NDPalm Sunday 9:30
We begin with
Jesus triumphant entry into Jerusalem.
April 6th Maundy Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Then to the Upper
Room with his faithful disciples.
April 7th Good Friday, 7:00 p.m.
We meet at the
April 9th Easter Day 6:30 a.m. Sunrise at
Long Arm Dam
(Bring a lawn
chair) In case of inclement weather service will be held at church.
9:30 a.m. Easter Worship
Gather at the
REQUESTS If you find something in need of repair or
maintenance in the church, please fill out a Work Order Repair Notice.Forms are available outside of the
office.Please fill out the request and
place it in the Secretary’s mailbox that is located by the bulletin boards
outside of the office.
SPECIAL ENVELOPE OFFERING
will benefit the Gideons.The Gideons International is an
Association of Christian business and professional men and their wives
dedicated to telling people about Jesus through associating together for
service, sharing personal testimony, and by providing Bibles and New Testaments.
you for your giving of tithes and offerings. Your continued
faithfulness will help us to maintain day to day operations and ministry during
this challenging time.You may send your
offerings to the church by mail or by PayPal (if you have or set up an
account). Here is that link if you need it (Also available on our
website): St. Bartholomew's Offering
COMMUNITY AID Our Community Aid
partner number is 20061.If you provide
this number to Community Aid when dropping off clothing items to our local
store, St. Bartholomew’s will receive $.06/lb.
Hanover Area council
of churches’ needs
PAL – single serve
fruit cups, canned mixed vegetables, butter, tomato sauce, eggs, coffee,
creamer, scalloped potatoes, sugar, milk and snacks.
Clothing Store – Gently used clothes, kid’s clothes,
Men’s & Women’s gloves, hats & new underwear & socks, Men’s &
Women’s Sweatpants and Sweatshirts, Men’s 32 & 34 sized pants, household
Lives Shelter – Comet, Bathroom Cleaner, Disinfectant
Spray, Clorox Wipes, women’s deodorant, razors, shampoo, body wash, men’s
boxers (Please mark for changing lives shelter.)
At Home:Rhonda T., Caroline Krumrine, Dawn Sterner,
Brandi Avery, Leurenna Myers, Mikenna Avery, Sheila Ireland, Talis Cochrane,
Stephanie Beyer, Vickie Hood, Sue Dickensheets, Theresa Woodland, Lisa Maempel,
Mary Ann Canouse, Fred Brillhart, Melvin Ecker, Terry Day, Anna Mae Sites, and
In the military service: Mark Reever, Joshua Mummert,
and Doug Shaffer.
a name is added to our prayer list, it remains there for three months. (If
you would like a name to be on the list longer than this time, please provide
us with a date for the name to be removed at the time of submitting your prayer
request).This helps keep our prayer
list current.Thank you for your
PARTICIPATING IN WORSHIP SERVICES
26 – HOPE
2 – Wendy Fritz
9 – Karen Amoss
16 – Paul Krumrine
26 – Amy Gobrecht
16 – Shaun Saltzgiver
LIVE STREAM By participating in Worship, including the Children's
Message, you will be on our worship live stream on YouTube.
Our Community Outreach Committee has put together an extensive list of
local resources that provide assistance for a variety of needs. This list
can be found by clicking on this link: