St. John Center Lutheran Church
Called by God to share the Good News of Jesus Christ
celebrating our 200th anniversary
Happenings you shouldn't miss in the weeks ahead.
Volunteers Needed at Faithful Living Community to help residents with Bingo
Friday, September 20th at 1:30 pm
Wednesday, September 25 at 10:30 am
Monday, September 30th at 1:30 pm
See Al McCoy for details.
Choir Practice for Hymn Sing
Old-Fashioned Hymn Sing - Community Invited - Bring your friends
4:00 pm in the Sanctuary
Participating Music Directors and Organists
Vickie Kissinger - St. John Center Lutheran
Carl Tobias - Mellinger's Lutheran
Greg Gehman - Muddy Creek Lutheran
Selections by the combined choirs of St. John Center, Mellinger's and Muddy Creek
"Discovering your Gifts of Holy Spirit" Bible Study
Beginning Monday, September 9th
Mondays at 1:30 pm
Thursdays at 6:00 pm
Sign up sheets in the Narthex
Thursdays at 7:00 pm
October 10th and 24th
November 7th and 21st
December 5th, 12th, and 19th
*December 24th - 6:20 pm - practice; 6:45 pm - Carol Sing
Organ and Harpsichord Concert - Community Invited - Bring your friends
4:00 pm in the Sanctuary
Dr. Robert Horton - Organist and Choirmaster of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster
"Hands of Hope" Prayer Shawl Ministry
9:30 am - Noon
2nd Saturday of the month at Ephrata Manor Chapel
Pick up at Church after 4:00 pm
Turkey, Italian, Baked Ham, Roast Beef, Vegetarian or American
Lettuce, Tomato and Onion packed separately
Fall Festival and Pig Roast
Pig Roast followed by Scary Stories from the Bible, Games and Hayride
Free Will Offering will benefit the Chair Lift Fund
"Together Again" Concert - Community Invited - Bring your friends
3:00 pm in the Sanctuary
Vickie Kissinger and Dr. Jun Chon
Sunday, September 22nd
We will observe God's Work Our Hands Sunday on Sunday, September 22nd by visiting Faithful Living in Denver and sharing personal items with the residents.
We are currently collecting:
Soap + Shampoo
Combs + Men's and Women's Deodorant
Men's Shaving Cream + Hand Towels
Small Notebooks + Pens/Pencils
Word Search Books
Donations can be placed on the table near the water cooler.
Lutheran World Relief
Ongoing Soap Collection
New bars of soap
Collection box next to the water cooler.
Unsure if Sunday School and/or worship services are cancelled due to inclement weather? Simply call the church office at 717.445.5505. The voice mail message will be updated by 8:00 am on the day in question.
Center Union Cemetery
Call Becky at 717.354.5560 for information regarding the cemetery.
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