NURSERY Our nursery is available during worship,
but at this time it is not staffed.
homewood auxiliary Membership dues are now
being collected for the Homewood Auxiliary.Please see Gloria Baummer for more information.
COFFEE Bring your coffee/beverage and chat with the Pastor
and church family. The next one is scheduled for October 4, 2023 at 10:00
CROPWALK The Hanover Area
Council of Churches 47th CROP Walk will be held Sunday, October 15th.
Starting point is St Paul's (Dubs) Union Church—walk continues through parts of
beautiful Codorus State Park. Registration begins at 1 p.m. at St. Paul’s
(Dubs) Union Church, 1958 Dubs Church Road, Hanover. Please see Amy M.
Gobrecht for more information or a donation packet.
ST. B’S SPORT
NIGHT – INVITING ALL ATHLETES AND COACHES Sunday, Oct 15th
at 5:00 pm. Includes a devotional time and a light meal. Please wear uniform or
T-shirt to represent your team. We would like it if our youth athletes would
share stories/experiences of playing a sport and any trophies or awards you
received. All are welcome to join us to celebrate our athletes and
coaches. There is a sign-up sheet in the hallway.
2 Timothy 2:5 advises: “An athlete is not crowned
unless he competes according to the rules.” Playing according to the rules
involves abiding by values of respect, integrity, and fairness. It's also
important to treat other athletes well.
harvest Blessing Sunday Celebrate and share our
blessings on Sunday, October 15th, during the worship service.
Donations of items needed by HACC at their facility are appreciated. Bring
canned goods or check the bulletin for other needs. Please keep items with
you in the pew, they will be collected during the children's sermon.
We thank God for all our blessings!
FALL FOLIAGE DAY Nawakwa
is holding a fall foliage day on Sunday, October 22nd from 1-6. They will be having hayrides,
pumpkin painting, along with other activities. We would like to gather a
group of our youth for this event. We will arrange transportation to this
event if needed. Please see the sign-up sheet in the narthex by
Wednesday, October 11th or email email@example.com. The church will pay for the children to attend, for
anyone else wishing to attend the cost is $15 which includes dinner.
Parents need not attend, adults from our church will go with the children.
Women of the Church
(WELCA) will meet on Thursday, October 26, 10:30 a.m. at the church.We will be discussing holy places, a bible
study from our September/October Gather Magazine.For those who do not have the magazine, they
are available to be picked up in the hallway.Gather is an award-winning magazine and always full of interesting
stories and ponderings. Please feel free to join the group discussion whenever
you have a free fourth Thursday morning of the month.We enjoy the gifts of the women in our
church with crafts and some tai chi instruction and snacks.
Trunk or treat Join us on Sunday, October 29th 4:00-6:00 for Trunk or
Treat. We will have trick or treating, followed by games and activities
at the pavilion. Please see the sign-up sheet in the narthex. Those
decorating cars should arrive between 3:15-3:30. If you are unable
to decorate your car, but would still like to contribute, we would welcome
donations of candy or other small items for the children. If you
have any questions, please see Katrina Kaintz.
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.
singers will give a vocal recital at Emmanuel UCC church,
Broadway in Hanover on Sunday, October 8 at 5:00 p.m. The concert is free.
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.
CARE KITSDuring the month of October, Women of the Church are
collecting blankets, and items for personal care kits.These items are used by Lutheran World Relief
to help people all over the world who are facing catastrophic events.If you would rather donate money, $10.00 will
still buy a blanket.The money may be given
to Edna Sterner or Wendy Fritz. You may contribute a full kit or one item for a
kit. On Sunday, November 12, we will dedicate all the school kits and the items
listed here to God’s glory and use.The
health kits include the following:
One light weight, dark
color bath towel (Minimum 20”x40”) maximum (52” by 27”)
Two bath size bars of soap
(4 to 5 oz) in original wrapping
One metal nail clipper
One sturdy comb (wide-tooth
preferred) remove packaging
One adult sized toothbrush
in original package
COMMUNITY AID Our Community Aid
partner number is 20061.If you provide
this number to Community Aid when dropping off clothing items, household goods
(excluding furniture), electronics, and toys to our local store, St.
Bartholomew’s will receive $.13/lb.
CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR SOLDIERS Help bring some extra holiday cheer for those who are not home with
their families.One of our members works
with a local organization, For the Love of a Veteran.Each month they send care kits to deployed
troops, as well as homeless veterans.We are asking our congregation to help fill out Christmas cards to be
included in the care kits.The cards are
in baskets located in the back of the sanctuary and in the hallway.Detailed instructions are next to the baskets.Once you have completed your pack of cards,
please bring them back to church and place in the designated basket located on
a table in the overflow area before the end of October.If you have any questions, call or email Erin
Amoss – 717 634-8185/L_bolts@yahoo.com
Hanover Area council
of churches’ needs
PAL – single serve
fruit cups, canned mixed vegetables, corn, green beans, canned potatoes, butter,
scalloped potatoes, sugar, milk and snacks.
Bank – Warm clothing for the fall.Especially, socks, men’s jeans (waist size
30-34), and coats.
Lives Shelter – Bathroom Cleaner, Disinfectant Spray, Men’s
deodorant, Men’s boxers, travel size personal hygiene products. (Please mark
for changing lives shelter.)
– Adult coloring books, colored pencils,
Word search books,
Ruth’s Harvest – Single serve fruit cups, Single
serve entrées, Single serve cereal.
OUR CHURCH FAMILY IN OUR
Homewood:Alan SternerLongview: Janice KnellerTree
of Life: Shirley Fritz
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
1 – Liz Mickley
8 – Sue Krumrine
15 – Karen Amoss
22 – HOPE
1 – Shaun Saltzgiver
8 – Amy Gobrecht
15 – Brian Butters
22 – Barry Berwager
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: