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Last Updated 11/27/2020

St. Bartholomew’s United Church (ELCA)

1204 Grand Valley Rd.

Hanover, PA 17331

(717) 632-1952

November 29, 2020 Announcements




Wednesday – PAL, Prayer & Care (Zoom) 7:00 pm

Friday – Pizza Party/Ornament Workshop 6:00 pm


Indoor Sunday school Please join us after the service today for in-person Sunday School classes. Classroom locations are listed on the bulletin boards in the upstairs and downstairs hallways. Parents, please take a registration form from the bulletin board in the hallways, complete it, and return it to your child’s teacher.  Thank you!


pizza party Youth of all ages are invited to join us on Friday, December 4th from 6:00-8:00 pm to a pizza party followed by an ornament workshop. Join us for a night filled with pizza and making ornaments. A free will offering will be taken to help defer the cost of the pizza and ornaments. Email to sign up or see the sign-up sheet located in the narthex.


Donations needed for Youth Pizza party night on December 4th We are looking for a few people to donate individually wrapped desserts, either homemade or pre-purchased. We are also looking for drink donations and individually packaged potato chips and pretzels.  If you would like to donate please email or see Katrina Kaintz.


YOGA New recorded yoga classes are available each week on Thursday mornings.? A link for these sessions can be found on our website:


NOVEMBER’S SPECIAL ENVELOPE will raise money for WELCA – Our Women of the Lutheran Church in America organization, uses the special offering this month to give to our national organization for the continuation of the help they give throughout the world.  Many churches make quilts and collect the same items we do. WELCA supports Lutheran World Relief as well as projects of aid throughout the world. Together, we make a difference. Alone we can help hundreds. Together, we can help millions.


SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS OUTREACH An ornament tree is located at the back of the sanctuary.  Feel free to pick an ornament and either write a check for the listed amount or place money in an envelope labeled “World Hunger”. The money will be given to ELCA World Hunger Campaign











PAL   Spaghetti sauce, Ranch and Italian Dressing, Sauerkraut, Stove Top Stuffing Mix, Individual Fruit Cups, Butter, Breadcrumbs

CHANGING LIVES SHELTER   Large Debris Trash Bags, Paper Towels, Toilet Paper,                                                                       Medium Size Exam Type Gloves, Disinfectant                                                                                 Wipes/Sprays

RUTH’S HARVEST   All single serve Entrees Cereal, juice boxes, snack or veggies

CLOTHIING BANK  New Children’s Socks



Homewood: Eileen Grothey and Phyllis Frock

The Brethren Home: Shelva Laughman

At Home:  Robyn Duppins, Cindy, Lori Shaffer,  Jim Krumrine, Larry Bixler, Cynthia Waters, Marlene Redding, Harold Krumrine, Gladys Wildasin, Deb Sponseller, Lindsey Crawford, Leiland Smith, Amber Shaw, Katlyn Stremmel, Danielle Stislicki, Alan Sterner, Marleigh Myers,  Joe Moxley, Donna Spaide, Ryan Miller, Brandi Avery, Daryl Raubenstine, Janice Kneller, Rodney Sponseller, Sheila Ireland, Jaimie Accaridi, Gary Waltman, Sheila Raubenstine, Rev. Russell Clark, Elizabeth Flickinger, Holly Owings, Sonya Kuhn, Brenda, Lisa, India Henry, Keri, Lory, Michael Null, Dottie Waybright, Tyler, Megan Miller, Karen Amoss, Kyle Andrew Meyer, Penny Brown, Sharon & husband, Connie, Rebecca Summers, Barry Baney, Doug Hilker, Bruce Smith, Barb Butler, Janel Hargest, Eileen Becker, Ruth Gunnell, Tammy Hershey, Todd Sager, Ted Becker, Sister Mary Catherine Warehime, Caeden DelVuo, Lukas DelVuo, Patrick DelVuo, Anthony, Donna, Jeff Fritz, Amy Dayhoff, Bob Seneft, Steve Bjonnes, Mya Goss, Mikenna Avery, family of Karen Brown, Logan Meyer, Stacy, Tyler, Shelly Helm, Dolores Litvak, Tony Noble, Kim Becker, Brad Neiderer, Sarah Hann, Carson Trone, Melissa Foreman, Tammy Bostian, Dale and Landy Grimm. In the military service: Marcus Gobrecht, Mark Reever, Joshua Mummert, Alex Berwager and Doug Shaffer





Worship Assistant

Scripture Reader 

Children’s Sermon 

29 – Amy Gobrecht

Noah Kuhn

Amy Gobrecht

Dec. 6 – Deb Leppo

Pat Berwager

Deb Leppo

13 – Toni Null

Samantha Bowersox

Kelly Kuhn

20 – Erin Porter

Wendy Fritz

Wendy Fritz


Worship Sound

Zoom Host

29 – Keegan Groft

Ryne Barrall

Amy Wetzel

Dec. 6 – Kaili Miller

Barry Berwager

Kim DelVuo

13 – Ashlyn Trone

Shaun Saltzgiver

Ruth Neiderer

20 – Oliva Bryan

Glenn Gobrecht

Sonya Kuhn








This Christmas season you will be able to sponsor a luminary in honor or in memory of a loved one. Donation is $3.00 per name. The luminaires will be placed both outside and inside the church on Christmas Eve. Instead of a luminary, you may give a donation in any amount to the Hanover Cold Weather Shelter. Luminary donations are due by December 6, 2020. Donations for shelter will be collected through Dec. 27th.  Please place order forms, with payment in, basket outside of church office door.


            In honor of________________________________________


            Given By__________________________________________



            In loving memory of_________________________________


            Given by__________________________________________



            To the glory of God_________________________________


No. of luminaries @$3.00 ____   Amount enclosed $_________     




Amount of Donation to HACC Cold Weather Shelter $_______

 (May also be given in honor or in memory using lines above.)


Please write checks payable to St. Bartholomew’s United Church (ELCA).



Useful Links

  • Nawakwa
  • Hanover Area Council of Churches
  • The Lower Susquehanna Synod
  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • My CHURCH DIRECTORY : St. Bartholomew's United Church

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