ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S
UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)
            

News & Announcements

Last Updated 07/18/2021


St. Bartholomew’s United Church (ELCA)

1204 Grand Valley Rd.

Hanover, PA 17331

(717) 632-1952

July 18, 2021 Announcements

 

TODAY

  9:30 am – Worship Service

10:15 am – Children’s Sunday School,

10:30 am – Open Circle Adult Sunday School (in-person & via Zoom)

 

THIS WEEK

Monday – Visioning Committee 7:00 pm

Tuesday – Office Closed

Wednesday – Yoga 5:00 pm, Prayer and Care Gathering (Zoom) 7:00 pm, Office Closed

Friday – Office Closed

 

BULLETINS this summer are sponsored for the Glory of God by Dale and Landy Grimm.

 

we welcome Rev. Brian Shilling as our guest pastor today.  He is the son of our Music Director, Marlene Shilling. Earlier this year he became a member of St. B’s along with his wife, Karen.  He is a teacher with the Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, teaching Outdoor Environmental Education.

 

pastor Steve will be on sabbatical from 7/18 through 8/14.  Please call Council President, Pat Berwager at 717- 633-5728 for pastoral emergencies.  She will have a list of pastors in our area who will attend to the pastoral needs of St. Bartholomew’s members during this time.

 

CONGRATULATIONS! Our Yoga instructor, Dixie, has a new granddaughter.  Claire Burns was born on July 15th.

 

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS the Open Circle Sunday school class is now being held in-person at 10:30 am.  It will continue to be available via Zoom at this new time.  Currently we are discussing a new series on the Sermon on the Mount with the Jewish professor, Dr. Amy Jill Levine.

 

OUTDOOR WORSHIP SERVICES We will have an outdoor worship service at 8:30 am on the first Sunday of each month from June – September.  (Weather permitting.) Please bring a lawn chair if attending these services.  We will continue to have the 9:30 am worship service in the sanctuary on these dates.

 

FREE BOOKS In the nursery there are boxes of books. If you are interested, please help 

yourself. We would like to donate them to a local fundraiser. Any suggestions? (Please see Ruth Neiderer if you have an idea of where to donate them.)

 

YOUTH COUNCIL MEMBER If any youth are interested in serving as the youth representative on council, please see Katrina Kaintz or email her at stbschristianed@comcast.net

 

Ice cream Fundraiser Join us on Friday, July 23rd from 5:00-8:00 pm at Ben and Scooters (1757 Baltimore Pike, Hanover, next to the South Hanover Lanes) for some ice cream and fellowship.  A portion of the sales will be donated to our church for Camp Nawakwa.  No flyer is necessary, just show up!  We will have lawn games set up. 

 

YOGA

v  POP UP YOGA CLASSes - these classes are standing practice, no mat required and finish up with a nature walk and meditation.  Classes will take place on the grounds of St. B’s in fair weather only, with temperatures between 50 – 90°F. July classes:  July 21st and July 28th, 5-6 pm.

v  Recorded yoga classes are available each week on Thursday mornings.  A link for these sessions can be found on our website: http://stbart-hanoverpa.org/.

 

CONVERSATION AND COFFEE Bring your coffee/beverage and chat with the Pastor and church family. The next one is scheduled for August 4th at 10:00 am.  Rain or shine. (If weather permits, we may meet outdoors; so bring your lawn chair.)

 

BACK TO SCHOOL BLESSING and scholarship presentation will be during our worship service on August 8th.  All students should bring their backpacks.

 

SAVE THE DATE The Westminster Ringers will be playing here on Sunday, December 12th.

 

OFFERINGS Thank 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

 

hanover Area council of churches needs in JUly

PAL – Single serve fruits, Cans of String Beans and Sweet Peas, Mixed Veggies, Dish towels/rags, Pot Holders.  Please no corned beef hash or elbow macaroni.

Clothing Bank Family sized toiletries, Bread wire ties, Men’s & Women’s ankle socks, Size Med. Men’s underwear and white t-shirts, Women’s Plus Size 1X, 2X, 3X underwear, Diapers Size 5 & 6.

Changing Lives Shelter – Deodorant (Men & Women), Disposable Gloves (Med & Lg), Lysol Spray, Ajax, Clorox Wipes, Ziploc storage bags (Gallon size), Bed Pillows

 

COMMUNITY AID BIN If you donate clothing and/or small household items to Community Aid and provide them with our partner number, 20061, they will donate $.06 per pound to St. B’s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2021 Summer Lunch Program The Summer Lunch program will once again be different this year. We would like to collect the items listed below. If you are able to purchase items, we are asking for you to bring them to St. David’s Lutheran Church during the weekly donation drop-off time.  Every Tuesday evening during the months of June and July from 5-6 p.m., you can drive up to the fellowship hall and we will collect the items from you at the curb. If you are unable to bring your donations to St. David’s directly, your donations may be placed in the cafe area here at St. B’s and we will deliver them. Thanks again for your generosity!  

2021 Summer Lunch Donation Requests 

Canned Items 

·       15 oz. can baked beans 

·       10.75 oz. can chicken noodle soup or beef vegetable soup 

·       14.75 oz. canned pasta  

Boxed Items 

·       12-18 oz. box of Rice Krispies, Cheerios, or Honey Nut Cheerios cereal 

·       Ramen Noodles 

·       Small boxes of raisins 

·       3 oz. box of strawberry or orange jell-o 

·       3.4 oz – instant Chocolate pudding 

·       Box of granola bars 

·       100% Fruit Juice boxes 

·       Box of Mac & Cheese 

Plastic/Glass Items 

·       14 oz. jar of pizza sauce 

·       18 oz. jar of peanut butter 

·       64 oz. bottle of apple juice 

*Please note that store brand foods are fine.  Sizes are suggested to keep the bags of food similar.

 

hanover Area council of churches needs in JUly

PAL – Single serve fruits, Cans of String Beans and Sweet Peas, Mixed Veggies, Dish towels/rags, Pot Holders.  Please no corned beef hash or elbow macaroni.

Clothing Bank Family sized toiletries, Bread wire ties, Men’s & Women’s ankle socks, Size Med. Men’s underwear and white t-shirts, Women’s Plus Size 1X, 2X, 3X underwear, Diapers Size 5 & 6.

Changing Lives Shelter – Deodorant (Men & Women), Disposable Gloves (Med & Lg), Lysol Spray, Ajax, Clorox Wipes, Ziploc storage bags (Gallon size), Bed Pillows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PARTICIPATING IN WORSHIP IN JULY/AUGUST

 

Scripture Reader 

Worship Asst

Children’s Sermon 

Acolyte 

18 – Allen Gobrecht

Erin Porter

Ruth Neiderer

Van Bryan

25 – HOPE

Glenn Gobrecht

Kelly Kuhn

Olivia Wetzel

  1 – Sue Krumrine

Liz Kielley

Pastor McConnell

Cora Baumgardner

  8 – Sheila Ireland

Faye Gobrecht

Katrina Kaintz

Molly Bryan

 

Worship Sound

Zoom Host

Screen Presenter 

18 – Amy Gobrecht

Amy Wetzel

Ruth Neiderer

25 – Barry Berwager

Amy Wetzel

Liz Mickley

  1 – Shaun Saltzgiver

Kim DelVuo

Kelly Kuhn

  8 – Brian Butters

Ruth Neiderer

Amy Gobrecht

 

OUR CHURCH FAMILY IN OUR PRAYERS

Homewood: Eileen Grothey, Phyllis Frock and Daryl Raubenstine (Rehab., Rm 238),

The Brethren Home: Shelva Laughman

At Home:  Robyn Duppins, Cindy, Jim Krumrine, Larry Bixler, Cynthia Waters, Marlene Redding, Harold Krumrine, Gladys Wildasin, Deb Sponseller, Lindsey Crawford, Amber Shaw, Katlyn Stremmel, Danielle Stislicki, Joe Moxley, Donna Spaide, Ryan Miller, Brandi Avery, Janice Kneller, Rodney Sponseller, Sheila Ireland, Jaimie Accaridi, Gary Waltman, Sheila Raubenstine, Rev. Russell Clark, Sonya Kuhn, India Henry, Keri, Dottie & Jay Waybright, Tyler, Megan Miller, Kyle Andrew Meyer, Penny Brown, Sharon & husband, Barry Baney, Doug Hilker, Bruce Smith, Barb Butler, Janel Hargest, Eileen Becker, Tammy Hershey, Todd Sager, Ted Becker, Caeden DelVuo, Lukas DelVuo, Patrick DelVuo, Anthony, Donna, Jeff Fritz, Steve Bjonnes, Mya Goss, Mikenna Avery, Logan Meyer, Tyler, Dolores Litvak, Tony Noble, Kim Becker, Brad Neiderer, Melissa Foreman, Dale and Landy Grimm, Sterling and Deanna Feeser, Barbara and Bion Merry & family, Carrie Hoff, Robinette, Deb Mumma, Dennis Mickley, Cindy and Mary Graybill, Ed & DeAnn Books, Junior, Molly Berwager, Janice Neiderer, Carl Whitehill, Pat Gobrecht, Brianna, Clodie, Bob Powers, Todd Smith, Ralph, Samantha Zorbaugh, Mary Ann Canouse, Benjamin Summers, Toni Null, Darryl Hann.

In the military service: Mark Reever, Joshua Mummert, Alex Berwager and Doug Shaffer.

 

PRAYER LIST UPDATE Beginning August 1st we will begin updating the prayer list as follows:  those added to the prayer list will stay on the prayer list for 3 months, after that time they will be taken off the list automatically.  Any person that has been on the list for more than 3 months on August 1st will be taken off.  Please contact the church office if you would like someone to be placed back on the prayer list.  Thank you for your assistance and understanding.

ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S UNITED CHURCH(ELCA)

Useful Links

  • Nawakwa
  • Hanover Area Council of Churches
  • The Lower Susquehanna Synod
  • The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
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