Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 29

T.O.G.S News

The TOGS are busy. Sunday, May 4 is the National Youth Gathering informational meeting. We will be meeting at the church at 5:15 p.m. to carpool to Mellingers Lutheran Church in Ephrata, to meet with their youth group and a representative from the Youth Gathering planning committee to hear about the event itself, as well …

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Apr 29

VBS is Coming!

It’s that time of year again.  We are in the planning stages of Vacation Bible School (VBS).  This means we are calling out to volunteers to help out.  You do not need any special skills, just a love of children.  There are many jobs available from teachers to group supervisors, and from crafters to food …

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Apr 29

Spring clean up

We will be having our annual spring clean-up on Saturday, May 3 beginning at 9a.m.  Dunkin’ Donuts will be provided for the workers but you do need to bring your own gloves, clippers and rakes.  The winter left many problems in our church yard so we will be challenged to clean up and repair all …

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Apr 29

Food Pantry Ministry News

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 29

Just For Fun: Why God Made Moms

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Answers given by second grade school children to the following questions: Why did God make mothers? 1. She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. 2. Mostly to clean the house. 3. To help us out of there when we were getting born. How did God make mothers? 1. He used dirt, …

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Apr 29

Community Yard Sale

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The Community Yard Sale is scheduled for June 20 and 21.  We will be selling spaces on the lawn at a cost of $10 for one day and $15 for two days.  Reservations may be given to Anna Mae in the office if you are interested in having a space.  In addition, we make and …

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