Thursday – Yoga 9:00 am, Women of the Church 10:30 am
Saturday – HOPE Practice 9:00 am, Retirement Seminar
NURSERY Our nursery is
available during worship, but at this time it is not staffed.
Anniversary of St. B's
Wed. 16 Apr
1919, The Evening Sun, Page 2
years ago, the congregation collected funds for post-war France after WWI
ended November 11, 1918. This donation would amount to over $1,700 in
today's money. A.M. Hollinger was minister of the Lutheran congregation and
J.H. Hartman was minister of the Reformed/UCC congregation at this time.
Theo, on February 3rd, weighing 7 lbs. 9.6 oz. Kendra and Mark Stremmel are the proud
EASTER FLOWERS You may order Easter lilies ($11.00) or
tulips ($9.00) to decorate the church sanctuary for Easter, Sunday, March 31st.Order forms are located in the hallway.
Deadline to place an order is March 4th.
FOUND A green, beaded
bracelet was found outside.It is in the
PEANUT BUTTER EGGS St. Bartholomew's
church will be taking orders for peanut butter and coconut Easter eggs.We will NOT have dark chocolate available
this year.Only milk and white
chocolate. Cost of the eggs are $1.50 each.Order sheets are on the shelf in the
hallway.Pick up will be after church on
March 10th, 17th, and 24th.Order deadline is February 25th.Those wishing to take orders for peanut
butter/coconut eggs at their workplace, please see Lisa Dickensheets for a
separate order form and delivery information.All proceeds will go towards the renovations.Thank you for your support with this
CANDY NEEDED We are looking
for donations of peanut free candy or small items to stuff inside of Easter
eggs for our annual egg hunt. Please make sure all items are brought to
church by Sunday, March 24th.
COFFEE Bring your coffee/beverage and chat with the Pastor
and church family. The next one is scheduled for March 6th at 10:00
Women of the Church Our St. Bartholomew women, together with
Lutheran women from all over the United States donated 194,983 quilts, 190,043
school kits, 123,920 personal care kits to Lutheran World Relief this
year.Together we can make a big
difference and that is why we organize and meet. Our monthly bible study and
fellowship gathering helps us bond and energize to do these and many other good
works.Presently, our St. B group is
inviting women from other Lutheran churches to join with us so we can grow
together.Some of our churches have lost
their women’s group since Covid.We can
eliminate some loneliness and “Fertilize our faith” by gathering.Presently our gathering date is the fourth
Thursday of the month, at
a.m. Next meeting is February 22, 2024. Feel free to join us whenever
you can. Our meeting follows the yoga class.
SEMINAR will be held at St. B’s on Saturday, February 24.Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m.
The seminar will go until 11:30 a.m. Thrivent representative Ann
Seitz-Brown will be the presenter. There is a sign-up sheet in the hallway.
You are welcome to bring a friend.
Special Youth Sunday School event on Sunday, March
17th during the Sunday School Hour. Come and learn how we can
Rise up with Jesus during this bible school style program.
LENTEN SERVICEThis year there will be one Combined Lenten Service on
March 17th at 3:00 p.m. The service will be held here at St.
Bartholomew’s.It is a combined service
with St. Bartholomew’s, Bethel UCC, St. David’s UCC, St. Jacob’s (Stone) UCC,
and St. Paul’s (Dubs) Union Church.All
CONFIRMATION CAMP Youth 6th
grade through 12th grade: Confirmation Camp at Nawakwa beginning on
Sunday, June 16th through Saturday, June 22nd. Join
others at the Harrisburg Area Confirmation Camp as we learn about God’s love
for us. This year’s theme is Come as You Are. Registration is due
by April 1st in order to reserve our slots for June. If you
have a child who is interested in attending confirmation camp please reach out
to Katrina prior to the deadline. More information can be found at
WOODCUTTING PARTY if interested in
firewood see Chuck Bock.Date TBD.
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.
Blood Drive St. Mark’s Lutheran Church (129
Charles St. Hanover) is having a blood drive on Thursday, March 14th
from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm. If you are interested in donating blood,
please contact 1-800-771-0059 or visit 717giveblood.org to
Camp Nawakwa Open House Take a tour of
the camp and learn what camp is all about. Sunday, March 17 and
Sunday, April 14 anytime between 2:00-4:30pm. For more information visit
Camp Nawakwa is hiring camp counselors and staff.
Counselors need to have graduated from high school. Other helper staff
may be 15 years old. Please contact the Camp Nawakwa Director or website,
LutheranCamping.org/employment, for more information.
SPECIAL OFFERING will benefit our Christian
Education here at St. Bartholomew’s.These donations will be specially earmarked for youth activities like
our past events of lock-ins, Bingo, attending a Sight and Sound show; and new
events like bowling and roller skating.
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.
Hanover Area council
of churches’ needs
PAL – single serve
fruit cups, canned mixed vegetables, corn, green beans, potatoes, butter,
scalloped potatoes, sugar, milk and snacks.
Bank – Winter clothing, socks, men’s jeans
(waist size 30-34), and coats for all ages.
Lives Shelter – Hygiene Products (Shampoo, Conditioner,
Soap, Body Wash), Clorox Wipes, Kitchen Trash Bags, Ziploc Bags, Cleaning
Products (Please mark for changing lives shelter.)
Ruth’s Harvest – Individual cans of tuna. Easy open tops, if
REPAIR/MAINTENANCE 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.
OUR CHURCH FAMILY IN OUR
Homewood:Alan SternerLongview: Janice Kneller
Tree of Life: Shirley FritzUtz Terrace:Stephanie Beyer
At Home:Lisa Dickensheets, Muriel Cook, Sheila
Ireland, Mary Ann Canouse, Pat Bechtel, Bill Dell, Craig Redding, Archer, Karen Amoss,
Jeff Fritz and family, Amber, Lori, Tammy Hershey, Hester Hershey, Diane Buvia,
Carroll Wilson, and Diana Hnat.
In the military
service: Mark Reever, Joshua Mummert, and Doug
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
18 – Liz Kielley
25 – HOPE
3 – Margery Erickson
10 – Faye Gobrecht
18 – Amy Gobrecht
25 – Brian Butters
3 – Barry Berwager
10 – Shaun Saltzgiver
LIVE STREAM By participating in Worship, including the Children's
Message, you will be on our worship live stream on YouTube.
INCLEMENT WEATHER In
case our worship needs to be cancelled due to weather conditions, the
cancellation announcement can be found on our web page at
www.stbart-hanoverpa.org. An email will also be sent to everyone that is
currently on our email list. If you miss these announcements, you may call any
council member for information or the pastor.
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: