Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 31

Seeding the Future

For decades, the Lutheran Camping Corporation has sought to provide meaningful experiences for Lutheran youth at the numerous church camps around the country. We, of Lower Susquehanna Synod, are especially lucky because we are surrounded by three different camping locations, all providing vast and various experiences for children, youth, and adults who want to get …

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Jul 30

Mark Your Calendars! Oktoberfest comes to Grace!

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Put a big circle around Sunday, October 5 on your calendars, because that’s when Grace will be celebrating Oktoberfest!  We will be hosting an afternoon of music, food, and fellowship, immediately following 10:45 a.m. worship that Sunday.  German music (and dancing if you feel inclined), will be provided for entertainment throughout the afternoon, as well …

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Jul 29

God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday (Mark your calendars!)

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Last year, the ELCA embarked on a new program called “God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday.”  The goal of this program was to set aside a specific Sunday every year, where Lutherans all around the country get out into their communities and serve.  This year, we hope to be a part of this wonderful program, so …

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Jul 29

Looking for something to do this winter?

We are looking for a group of people who would be interested in going through the old church files that are currently housed in the balcony of the sanctuary.  We would like to sort through the documents that are up there to discover what is best archived, and what can be disposed of properly.  This …

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Jul 29

“Gangway to Galilee” VBS is almost here! Have you signed up yet?

Join us on the “Gangway to Galilee” this month! It’s almost time for Vacation Bible School (VBS), and we are excited to provide this event for the children of our church. To make 2014 the best year ever for the kids, we need lots of volunteers! Jobs include teaching, supervising groups, or helping with crafts …

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Jul 28

Hair Today…Gone Tomorrow

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Karen Heindel, daughter-in-law of the late Rodney Heindel, our former organist, has recently been diagnosed with cancer.  She has been undergoing chemotherapy and now sports a very short hairdo.  In support of Karen, Debbie Hoover and Scott Hildebrand have cut their hair short also.  Debbie has challenged others to support Karen by adopting the “short …

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