Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 02

Give Us Your ‘ALL’

laundry detergents

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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Jul 01

VBS is Ready to Go!

After all the preparation and strong encouragement (begging) we are ready to wow the kids with another fun week of learning about the Bible. If you have a child or know a child who would like to attend, fill out the registration forms that are on paper around the church or complete an online registration …

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Jul 01

The New Lower Susquehanna Synod, ELCA Bishop

As you know, Pastor Bill was not selected for Bishop. The Beacon has asked Cora Sue Herbst to provide information about the man who was chosen. Here is what we received: 2013 Biographical Information 1. Name: James S. Dunlop 2. Current Position: Pastor, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Littlestown, PA 3. Congregation membership: St. John’s …

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Jul 01

Musical Notes: Grace Concert Series Offering for July

“When in our music God is glorified…” Our concert season begins this month. The concert for this month is on July 7. The concert begins at 3:00 p.m. and is free, with refreshments following each performance. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Mark Wesling in a Classical Guitar Concert. Now residing in York, Mark Wesling, …

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Jul 01

What’s In the Showcase?

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The Beacon is going to begin letting everyone know what is in the display case every month. Did you know Janet Murphy and Pat Mummert work very hardto make a thought–provoking display each month, and they have been doing it “religiously” since 2004. The cabinet is in memory of Dennis Mummert. Don’t forget to take …

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Jul 01

Welcome Center in Need of TLC

armchair

The upholstered furniture in the Welcome Center is in need of some tender loving care. The Welcome Center serves as a gathering place for church members, as well as a great place to meet with visitors. Help us to spruce up this important first impression of the church. We need $1,450 for the sofa and …

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