Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 30

Annual Mother’s and Father’s Day Remembrance Fundraiser

The Plus is Actually a Minus Our annual remembrances for Mother’s Day is already over, but did you know that all of the money collected goes directly to the building fund. The proceeds from the Father’s Day remembrances also go towards the building fund. As always, the recommended donation is $1, but that is only …

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Apr 30

Family Summer Sunday School

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Since Family Summer Sunday School is going Hollywood beginning in July, we will need some help with our props. We will need swords, helmets, seven of those plastic horns that people often blow at baseball games, a boat/ark, a whale, stuffed animals( 2 of each kind!), baskets, a sling shot, a stuffed dove and a …

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Apr 30

Summary of Benefit for Food Pantry

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This year’s Dried Arrangement Benefit for the Food Pantry only netted $70 in donations. That doesn’t sound like much, but consider that only six people donated. I think the congregation is getting saturated with these items, so next year I will still provide what I can for those, who are interested in the plants and …

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Apr 30

Food Pantry Ministry

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Even though the routine rarely varies, sometimes, SOMETIMES, we get a big surprise! Last week, a young man came into the church office with an amazing story. Several years ago he was down on his luck and needed food. Grace Lutheran Food Pantry helped him. Over the years, he remembered the kindness he received at our church and when things improved in his life, he wanted to show his gratitude. He quietly handed Pastor Bill a check for… (commercial break! No, actually, click to read the whole story… LOL)

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Apr 30

Strangers in Kenya

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The Twelve Tasks of Hercules (if he flew around the world with small children) Well, we made it back to Kenya, thanks to the grueling necessity of air travel with a baby on our laps (okay, okay, mostly Heather’s lap). We found ourselves repeatedly saying, “We made it!” as our journey progressed through various stages. …

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Apr 29

Stewardship Committee is Forming

The Stewardship Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the welcome center.  An upcoming workshop is being offered by Lower Susquehanna Synod stewardship in June and several ideas have been voiced by council.  Please join Beth Kolosch for this organizational meeting for sharing ideas and to create a …

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