September 1, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Make every day a day to connect with Jesus!

This week's Featured Bible Plan: When the Church Unites, We Can...

 

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader- Bob Foor

Flowers - The centerpiece is in loving memory of Sharon Hoover who would have celebrated her birthday on September 5. It is given by Bobbi and Steve Gillespie.

Contemporary Bulletin

Traditional Bulletin:

 

 

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 3- SEPTEMBER 9, 2023

Mark your calendars for September 13 at 5:30pm! It's the CASHS Homecoming Parade and we are watching it together at the parsonage! Invite your friends for walking tacos and fellowship!

SUNDAY 3

9:00am Traditional Worship Service

10:00am Haitian Church Service

10:00am New Member Class

10:00am Sunday School

11:00am Contemporary Worship Service

MONDAY 4

Office Closed for Labor Day Holiday

WEDNESDAY 6

6:30am Men's Bible Study

1:00pm Pastor's Study

6:00pm Youth KICK OFF

6:00pm Pastor's Study

THURSDAY 7

9:00am Food Pantry

1:00 pm New Horizons Band Practice

5:00pm Dinner Church

Adult Mission Trip

Adult Mission Trip planning meeting will take place here on September 11th at 6:30.

The Mission trip will be to Kentucky to clean up following flooding.

The group leaves Sunday morning, January 7th and returns on the 13th.

Bible Studies

Pastor’s Bible Study of the book of James.  We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Alda Bower Sunday School Classroom.

Men’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday in the church lobby at 6:30 AM and concludes by 8:00 AM and is open to all the men in the church.  This week will be studying Luke 20:20 and following.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

First Arts & Crafts Swap - A new WHOLE CHURCH & Parent Connection for the 2023 2024 School year! Check it out!

Old Marker/Crayon Discard Drive - Helping to motivate kids to declutter! Winner collects the most and gets to spin to win our wheel of prizes!

Kids Konnect (First Lights K-5th grade Wednesday Night Program 2023-2024)

  • Let's Kick off Konnect on the right foot! Just for fun, we are putting a new spin on kickball with tons of kicking inspired activities, games and tournaments. At our Konnect Kick off, kids and parents will have the chance to compete in a variety of station-based mini-games and activities, as well as a few all-play games with their teams. We are not pulling your leg when we say a fun and silly night together can really help us kick off the best year of ministry ever! So, no more dragging our feet! Let's kick it on October 4 at 6pm!

Praise & Play (Little Lights Wednesday Night Program 2023-2024)

  • Open House September 20, 6pm-6:30pm

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Youth's annual Fall Kick-off is Wednesday, September 6 from 6:00-8:15pm! All students in 6th-12th grade are invited to join us in celebrating the start of our ministry year. There will be food, door prizes, all sorts of games, and more! Invite your friends and be a part of what God wants to do in our youth group this year!

 

Visit Illuminate.org for more

College Students Group

We have 10 members attending college this year. We would love to connect each of them with another member who will pray for them as well as send occasional notes and/or texts to let them know we're thinking of them and praying for them. If you are willing to do this, please contact Beth Stahl (bethstahl27@gmail.com or 717-375-8011).

 

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

Clothing Ministry—We are looking for Volunteers to take the lead in the clothing ministry.  Carol Fish has been serving for more than a decade, and while wanting to continue helping would like to pass the reins off to one, or ideally two leaders, to share the responsibility.  If you are interested, please speak to Pastor Steve.

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

Next Meeting: September 16, 2023 9am-10:30am

Images From God Journaling Workshop 

Lead by Dawn Hamsher in the Connect Cafe

Dawn returns to share her new book, offering a new way to enhance your devotions. Sandy James will join us in our music time.

Women's Retreat is October 20-22!

 

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

School of Hope scholarships are due for the first semester and we need your help! The cost per semester per scholar-ship at the School of Hope is $140.00. The cost for support for an orphan at Kaendra’s place is also $140.00. There’s also an offering plate at the door to help pay for school uniforms for the children. Your support is really appreciated!

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (single packs), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes (all sizes of kids' items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. Our next support group will start Sept 11 at 1:00 pm in the Ministry Resource Room.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

Music & Worship

A Message from Ministry Staff

Exciting things are happening here at FUMC this fall! We know that there are many reasons why someone may not be able to participate as an active member of the church, but we would like to encourage you to join us in new adventures and experiences as this season of ministry begins.

Our ministry staff is dedicated to serving the individual needs of each one of our members and you are no exception. If you would like to meet with one of us to discuss your current situation and needs for spiritual growth and guidance, we would love to visit with you. You can contact us at 717-263-8491 to arrange a meeting with a member of our ministry team to help you determine how FUMC can best address your spiritual needs or to pray with you.

We have many opportunities for members to grow spiritually outside of our regular services that you may not be aware of.  There is individual discipleship or alternative group studies in lieu of attending more traditional services and classes. Very often, lifestyle changes can inhibit regular church participation, so we want you to know that we work to provide options you may not have considered that can reconnect you with your family of faith.

We are deeply committed to your spiritual growth and if that means finding alternatives that will better suit you at this time, we can help.

We look forward to hearing from you soon and will be keeping you in prayer. Above all, we encourage you to seek God’s guidance and direction in your journey of faith, and in so doing, we pray that He will lead you to deeper connection with Him and with our church family.

FUMC PRAYER LIST

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder who is now at Shook Home in Hospice Care.

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Deb Ewing

Karen Brennan

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw - epilepsy

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland

Donna Thomas

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Leslie Gotwald

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Connie Love -at Chambers Point – in hospice care

Bob Thomas– Village Square

Chris Preisler

Wayne Gettel in rehab

Kathy Paul

Lindsay Baker

Delores Burkhart

Janet Shultz Wood (Dick Jenkins sister-in-law)

Chuck Salter

Pastor Steve's Father-in-law

Sharri Ewing -diagnosis of breast Cancer

Jen Vaughn

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

Pray for the Chambersburg Area School District Network Issues

Pray for the Chambersburg students and teachers

Pray for those attending Grief Share starting September 11 at 1:00 pm

Pray for those attending the Illuminate Youth Kick Off September 6 at 6pm

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Seth Baker and family at the passing of Seth's father.
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

HOUSEKEEPING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

August 25, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Make every day a day to connect with Jesus!

This week's Featured Bible Plan: Back to School Prayers

 

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader- Terri Stevens

Flowers - Bonnie Harmon and family have placed the altar flowers in loving memory of John A. Harmon who would have celebrated a birthday on August 30.

The centerpiece is given in loving memory of Sandy Jenkins from Dick Jenkins and family.

WEEK OF AUGUST 27 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2, 2023

SUNDAY 27

9:00am Traditional Worship Service

10:00am Haitian Church Service

10:00am New Member Class

10:00am Sunday School

11:00am Contemporary Worship Service

MONDAY 28

1:00pm Loss of a Spouse

6:30pm Loss of a Spouse

 

WEDNESDAY 31

6:30am Men's Bible Study

1:00pm Pastor's Study

6:00pm Youth Group

6:00pm Pastor's Study

THURSDAY 31

9:00am Food Pantry

5:00pm Dinner Church

Bible Studies

Pastor’s Bible Study of the book of James.  We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Alda Bower Sunday School Classroom.

Men’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday in the church lobby at 6:30 AM and concludes by 8:00 AM and is open to all the men in the church.  This week will be studying Luke 20:20 and following.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

First Arts & Crafts Swap - A new WHOLE CHURCH & Parent Connection for the 2023 2024 School year! Check it out!

Old Marker/Crayon Discard Drive - Helping to motivate kids to declutter! Winner collects the most and gets to spin to win our wheel of prizes!

Promotion Sunday August 27, 2023

Kids Konnect (First Lights K-5th grade Wednesday Night Program 2023-2024)

  • Let's Kick off Konnect on the right foot! Just for fun, we are putting a new spin on kickball with tons of kicking inspired activities, games and tournaments. At our Konnect Kick off, kids and parents will have the chance to compete in a variety of station-based mini-games and activities, as well as a few all-play games with their teams. We are not pulling your leg when we say a fun and silly night together can really help us kick off the best year of ministry ever! So, no more dragging our feet! Let's kick it on October 4 at 6pm!

Praise & Play (Little Lights Wednesday Night Program 2023-2024)

  • Open House September 20, 6pm-6:30pm

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Youth's annual Fall Kick-off is Wednesday, September 6 from 6:00-8:15pm! All students in 6th-12th grade are invited to join us in celebrating the start of our ministry year. There will be food, door prizes, all sorts of games, and more! Invite your friends and be a part of what God wants to do in our youth group this year!

 

Visit Illuminate.org for more

College Students Group

We have 10 members attending college this year. We would love to connect each of them with another member who will pray for them as well as send occasional notes and/or texts to let them know we're thinking of them and praying for them. If you are willing to do this, please contact Beth Stahl (bethstahl27@gmail.com or 717-375-8011).

 

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

Clothing Ministry—We are looking for Volunteers to take the lead in the clothing ministry.  Carol Fish has been serving for more than a decade, and while wanting to continue helping would like to pass the reins off to one, or ideally two leaders, to share the responsibility.  If you are interested, please speak to Pastor Steve.

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

Next Meeting: September 16, 2023 9am-10:30am

Images From God Journaling Workshop 

Lead by Dawn Hamsher in the Connect Cafe

Dawn returns to share her new book, offering a new way to enhance your devotions. Sandy James will join us in our music time.

Women's Retreat is October 20-22!

 

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. Our next support group will start Sept 11 at 1:00 pm in the Ministry Resource Room.

Loss of a Spouse

You have begun a journey you did not want.  We are sorry for your loss, and we want to come alongside you on this journey of grief.  Our desire is to help you process your grief and think about what life after the loss of you spouse might look like.  Your life will never be the same, but we believe that Loss of a Spouse seminar will enable you to face the future with a measure of hope.

When:  August 28, 2023

Where:  Alda Bower Class Rm

Time:  1:00 pm or 6:30 pm

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

Music & Worship

The Chancel Choir’s annual picnic will be on Wednesday, August 30 at the Menno Haven picnic pavilion.  Gathering time is 5:30 with dinner at 6:00.  Please bring a covered dish to share.  See you there!

 

FUMC PRAYER LIST

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder who is now at Shook Home in Hospice Care.

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Deb Ewing

Karen Brennan

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw - epilepsy

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland

Donna Thomas Chambersburg Hospital

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Leslie Gotwald

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Connie Love -at Chambers Point – in hospice care

Bob Thomas– Village Square

Chris Preisler

Wayne Gettel in rehab

Kathy Paul - UPMC Harrisburg

Lindsay Baker

Delores Burkhart

Janet Shultz Wood (Dick Jenkins sister-in-law)

Chuck Salter

Pastor Steve's Father-in-law

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

Pray for those attending Promotion Sunday 2023.

Pray for those returning to school in 2023.

Pray for those attending Loss of a Spouse on August 28, 2023 at 1:00 pm or 6:30 pm.

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

HOUSEKEEPING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

August 18, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Make every day a day to connect with Jesus!

This week's Featured Bible Plan: 5 Powerful Prayers to Transform School Communities

 

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader - Doug Harbach

Flowers - The flowers this morning are placed to the glory of God.

WEEK OF AUGUST 20 THROUGH AUGUST 26, 2023

SUNDAY 20

9:00am Traditional Worship Service Back to School Blessing

10:00am Haitian Church Service

10:00am New Member Class

10:00am Sunday School

11:00am Contemporary Worship Service Back to School Blessing

TUESDAY 22

7:00 pm Leadership Meeting via Zoom

 

WEDNESDAY 23

6:30am Men's Bible Study

1:00pm Pastor's Study

6:00pm Youth Group

6:00pm Pastor's Study

THURSDAY 24

BACK TO SCHOOL

PRAY FOR PEACE AND SAFETY

9:00am Food Pantry

5:00pm Dinner Church

Bible Studies

Pastor’s Bible Study of the book of James.  We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Alda Bower Sunday School Classroom.

Men’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday in the church lobby at 6:30 AM and concludes by 8:00 AM and is open to all the men in the church.  This week will be studying Luke 20:20 and following.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

First Arts & Crafts Swap - A new WHOLE CHURCH & Parent Connection for the 2023 2024 School year! Check it out!

Back to School Blessing August 20, 2023

Promotion Sunday August 27, 2023

Kids Konnect (First Lights Upper Elementary Wednesday Night Program 2023-2024)

  • Kick Off October 4 6pm-7pm

Praise & Play (Little Lights Wednesday Night Program 2023-2024)

  • Open House September 20, 6pm-6:30pm

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Youth's annual Fall Kick-off is Wednesday, September 6 from 6:00-8:15pm! All students in 6th-12th grade are invited to join us in celebrating the start of our ministry year. There will be food, door prizes, all sorts of games, and more! Invite your friends and be a part of what God wants to do in our youth group this year!

 

Visit Illuminate.org for more

College Students Group

We have 10 members attending college this year. We would love to connect each of them with another member who will pray for them as well as send occasional notes and/or texts to let them know we're thinking of them and praying for them. If you are willing to do this, please contact Beth Stahl (bethstahl27@gmail.com or 717-375-8011).

 

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

Clothing Ministry—We are looking for Volunteers to take the lead in the clothing ministry.  Carol Fish has been serving for more than a decade, and while wanting to continue helping would like to pass the reins off to one, or ideally two leaders, to share the responsibility.  If you are interested, please speak to Pastor Steve.

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

Next Meeting: September 16, 2023 9am

October - Retreat

 

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. Our next support group will start Sept 11 at 1:00 pm in the Ministry Resource Room.

The Next Loss of a Spouse will meet Aug 28 at 1:00 & 6:30 pm In the Ministry Resource Room.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

Music & Worship

The Chancel Choir invites all singers to our final summer singalong Wednesday, August 23 at 7:00 in the choir room.  Come join the choir for singing and fellowship.  All are welcome!

The Chancel Choir’s annual picnic will be on Wednesday, August 30 at the Menno Haven picnic pavilion.  Gathering time is 5:30 with dinner at 6:00.  Please bring a covered dish to share.  See you there!

 

FUMC PRAYER LIST

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder who is now at Shook Home in Hospice Care.

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Deb Ewing

Karen Brennan

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw - epilepsy

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland

Donna Thomas Chambersburg Hospital

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Leslie Gotwald

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Connie Love -at Chambers Point – in hospice care

Bob Thomas– Village Square

Chris Preisler

Wayne Gettel in rehab

Kathy Paul - UPMC Harrisburg

Lindsay Baker

Delores Burkhart

Janet Shultz Wood (Dick Jenkins sister-in-law)

Chuck Salter

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

Promotion 2023

Back to School 2023

Loss of a Spouse on August 28, 2023

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
The family of Cindy Glance as she has entered the church Triumphant.
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

HOUSEKEEPING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

August 11, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Make every day a day to connect with Jesus!

This week's Featured Bible Plan

 

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

Worship Today:

Organist - Ben Schellhase

Flowers - Judy Paes has placed the basket of flowers in honor of Grandson Wyatt's birthday and in remembrance of her Husband Bill's Heavenly birthday.

Special Notice:

Rev. Thomas C. Webb’s service celebrating his life and ministry will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, August 19, 2023 in the Saville Brethren in Christ Church, 2105 Liberty Valley Road, Ickesburg, Pa. A visitation will be held from 2-3 PM.  The Webb mailing address is:  PO Box 127 Ickesburg, PA 17037-0127

 

WEEK OF AUGUST 13 THROUGH AUGUST 19, 2023

SUNDAY 13

9:00am Traditional Worship Service

10:00am Haitian Church Service

10:00am New Member Class

10:00am Sunday School

11:00am Contemporary Worship Service

TUESDAY 15

9:00am Women's Book Group "Unexpected"

12:00pm Staff Meeting

7:00 pm Trustees Meeting

 

 

WEDNESDAY 16

6:30am Men's Bible Study

1:00pm Pastor's Study

6:00pm-8:30pm Youth

6:00pm Pastor's Study

THURSDAY 17

9:00am Food Pantry

5:00pm Dinner Church

SATURDAY 19

9:00am Women Connect

Bible Studies

Pastor’s Bible Study of the book of James.  We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Alda Bower Sunday School Classroom.

Men’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday in the church lobby at 6:30 AM and concludes by 8:00 AM and is open to all the men in the church.  This week will be studying Luke 20:20 and following.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

Little Lights Story Time!

Christine Caine Unexpected book talk meets August 15 at 9am in Ministry Resource Room.

Back to School Blessing August 20, 2023

Promotion Sunday August 27, 2023

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meets regularly at the church on Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

Contact Collin for information on youth group for August 16.

 

Visit Illuminate.org for more

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

Clothing Ministry—We are looking for Volunteers to take the lead in the clothing ministry.  Carol Fish has been serving for more than a decade, and while wanting to continue helping would like to pass the reins off to one, or ideally two leaders, to share the responsibility.  If you are interested, please speak to Pastor Steve.

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

August 19, 9-10:30 - THE GOOD SHEPHERD

Rev. Pat Woolever, retired UM pastor, now serving as a Spiritual Director and retreat leader.   A discussion on Psalm 23  Held at Jenny's Porch, Chambers Pointe (Penn Hall) Enter on South Penn Hall Drive. Proceed past the Renaissance Building. Turn right at the Menno Haven Training Center. There is a parking area there. Jenny's Porch Straight ahead. No need to bring chairs.

 

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. Our next support group will start Sept 11 at 1:00 pm in the Ministry Resource Room.

The Next Loss of a Spouse will meet Aug 28 at 1:00 & 6:30 pm In the Ministry Resource Room.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

FUMC PRAYER LIST

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder who is now at Shook Home in Hospice Care.

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Deb Ewing

Karean Brennon

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw - epilepsy

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland

Cindy Glance in hospice care

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Leslie Gotwald

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Connie Love -at Chambers Point – in hospice care

Bob Thomas– Village Square

Chris Preisler

Wayne Gettel Chambersburg Hospital

Kathy Paul - UPMC Harrisburg

Lindsay Baker

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

Promotion 2023

Back to School 2023

FUMC Church Planning 2023-2024

Mission Experience 2024

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Comfort for Pam & Bill Edward's at the passing of their son.
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

HOUSEKEEPING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

August 4, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

In Worship Today:

Organist - Ben Schellhase

Reader - Mark Davis

The alter flowers - The basket of 6 pink carnations are in loving memory of daughter Laura who would have celebrated her birthday on August 11. Given by Louise "Weezie" Wentzel and family.

There is an opening on August 20 if anyone would like to share a vase of flowers from their garden.

 

WEEK OF AUGUST 6 THROUGH AUGUST 12, 2023

SUNDAY 6

9:00am Traditional Worship Service

10:00am Haitian Church Service

10:00am New Member Class

10:00am Sunday School

11:00am Contemporary Worship Service

TUESDAY 8

9:00am Women's Book Group "Unexpected"

 

 

WEDNESDAY 9

6:30am Men's Bible Study

1:00pm Pastor's Study

4:30pm Family Night at Caledonia

6:00pm Pastor's Study

THURSDAY 10

9:00am Food Pantry

1:00 pm New Horizons Band Practice

5:00pm Dinner Church

Bible Studies

Pastor’s Bible Study of the book of James.  We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Hope Classroom.

Men’s Bible Study meets every Wednesday in the church lobby at 6:30 AM and concludes by 8:00 AM and is open to all the men in the church.  This week will be studying Luke 20:20 and following.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

Brianna Share's thoughts on IMPACT

Little Lights Story Time!

Christine Caine Unexpected book talk meets August 8 at 9am in Ministry Resource Room.

Family Night at Caledonia Pine Pavilion - August 9, 2023 -This event is for all FUMC families with kids and youth of all ages.

Back to School Blessing August 20, 2023

Promotion Sunday August 27, 2023

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meets regularly at the church on Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

There is no youth group on August 9.

 

Visit Illuminate.org for more

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

 

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

August 19, 2023
Rev. Pat Wollover The Good Shepherd Location TBA

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. Our next support group will start Sept 11 at 1:00 pm in the Ministry Resource Room.

The Next Loss of a Spouse will meet Aug 28 at 1:00 & 6:30 pm In the Ministry Resource Room.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

FUMC PRAYER LIST

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder who is now at Shook Home in Hospice Care.

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Deb Ewing

Karen Brennon

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw - epilepsy

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland Chambersburg Hospital

Cindy Glance (Brianna's Mother)

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Leslie Gotwald

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler - Rehab

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Connie Love -at Chambers Point – in hospice care

Bob Thomas– at NorthGate

Chris Preisler

Kathy Paul

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

Promotion 2023

Back to School 2023

FUMC Church Planning 2023-2024

Mission Experience 2024

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

HOUSEKEEPING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

July 21, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

In Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader - Ben Schellhase

The flowers - The centerpiece is in loving memory of Susan R. Briggs who went to Eternal Rest July 25, 2021. Given by her husband.

NOTE—Whenever we worship in a combined service at 10 AM the Sunday School hour will be 9 AM that Sunday.  The next combined service is July 31st.

This Week at FUMC

Today— 23
9:00am Traditional Worship Service
10:00am Haitian Church Service
10:00am New Member Class
10:00am Sunday School
11:00am Contemporary Worship Service
Monday—24
Impact Prep Day
Tuesday—25
Impact Prep Day
9:00am Women's Book Group "Unexpected"
6:30pm Leadership Meeting Via Zoom

Wednesday—26
Illuminate Youth Impact Event
6:30am Men's Bible Study
1:00pm Pastor's Study
6:00pm Pastor's Study

This Week at FUMC

Thursday—27
Illuminate Youth Impact Event
9:00am Food Pantry
5:00pm Dinner Church
6:30pm Finance Committee Meeting
Friday—28
Illuminate Youth Impact Event
Saturday—29
Illuminate Youth Impact Event - Saturday is a great day for families with smaller children or older adults who want to see what the event is all about to come and check it out! Message Brianna for more details.

Sunday—30
Illuminate Youth Impact Event
9:00am Sunday School
10:00am Combined Worship Service— Sanctuary
10:00am Haitian Church Service
11:00am Cookie and Conversation Fellowship

SERMON SERIES

July 9

Grace and Acceptance

Luke 14:16-24

July 16

Grace and Respect

Matthew 22:1-14

July 23

Grace and Preparation

Matthew 25:1-13

July 30

Grace and Petition

Matthew 7:7-12

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

Little Lights Story Time!

There will be no Little Lights Story Time during Impact Week (July 24 - July 30). Thank you for your understanding and patience.

Christine Caine Unexpected book talk meets July 25 at 9am in Ministry Resource Room.

Cookies and Conversation 11am July 30th after combined worship.

Family Night at Caledonia Pine Pavilion - August 9, 2023 -This event is for all FUMC families with kids and youth of all ages.

Prayer Partner July Focus:

Thank God for sending Jesus for each of the children in our ministry. Thank God for the kids who have already put their faith and trust in Jesus. Pray for those who aren’t sure what they believe or just haven’t reached the phase where they’re ready to make a decision. 

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meets regularly at the church on Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

IMPACT JULY 26-30, 2023

Please pray for the youth group as we take 48 students and adults to Salt 'n Light Youth Ministry's Impact Festival on July 26-30. Pray for awesome experiences with God, for deeper relationships with peers, and for good weather and safe travels!

Visit Illuminate.org for more

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

 

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

August 19, 2023
Rev. Pat Wollover The Good Shepherd Location TBA

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. New Session will be announced.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

First Lights is partnering with the United Way to 'Stuff the Bus'!

Look for 'Stuff the Bus' boxes July 10 in our lobby to drop off supplies!

FUMC PRAYER LIST

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder who is now at Shook Home in Hospice Care.

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Bob Thomas

Deb Ewing

Sherrill Kessinger

Karen Brennon

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland Chambersburg Hospital

Cindy Glance (Brianna's Mother)

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Bob Thomas in rehab

Leslie Gotwald

Lisa Stouffer

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler - Rehab

Connie Love - Rehab

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Bob Glass

Bernard Clopper

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Cindy Robison

Prayers for Our World

Humanitarian aid to all people in countries around the world in need.

Relief for those dealing with severe weather - tornadoes, thunderstorms, flooding.

Clean air and water for every child of God.

Wisdom for all government leaders.

God's intervention in the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Healing for our divided country, nations, and leaders.

All Military and Law Enforcement and First Responders and Essential Workers.

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

IMPACT 2023

Promotion 2023

Back to School 2023

FUMC Church Planning 2023-2024

Mission Experience 2024

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Don Nolder

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Deb Ewing

Connie Love

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Dottie Vidil

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Ed Wentz and family as Karen Wentz has entered the Church Triumphant.
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

HOUSEKEEPING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

July 14, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

In Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader: Gabe Cieza

The altar flowers are from Carrie Lynn Parris in loving memory of her father, Dennis, who would have celebrated a birthday today.

The vase of sunflowers is in memory of our dearest friend, Rodney Shatzer, who passed away 4 years ago today. It is given by the Hospitality Team.

NOTE—Whenever we worship in a combined service at 10 AM the Sunday School hour will be 9 AM that Sunday.  The next combined service is July 31st.

SERMON SERIES

July 9

Grace and Acceptance

Luke 14:16-24

July 16

Grace and Respect

Matthew 22:1-14

July 23

Grace and Preparation

Matthew 25:1-13

July 30

Grace and Petition

Matthew 7:7-12

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

Little Lights Story Time!

Christine Caine Unexpected book talk meets July 18 at 9am in Ministry Resource Room.

Cookies and Conversation 11am July 30th after combined worship.

Family Night at Caledonia Pine Pavilion - August 9, 2023 -This event is for all FUMC families with kids and youth of all ages.

Prayer Partner July Focus:

Thank God for sending Jesus for each of the children in our ministry. Thank God for the kids who have already put their faith and trust in Jesus. Pray for those who aren’t sure what they believe or just haven’t reached the phase where they’re ready to make a decision. 

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meets regularly at the church on Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

IMPACT JULY 26-30, 2023

Please pray for the youth group as we take 48 students and adults to Salt 'n Light Youth Ministry's Impact Festival on July 26-30. Pray for awesome experiences with God, for deeper relationships with peers, and for good weather and safe travels!

Visit Illuminate.org for more

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

 

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

July 15, 2023 9am

A Hope and A Future - Susan Livermore
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a fu-ture.” Jeremiah 29:11

We are meeting at the home of Pam Reed, 1577 Marilyn Ct., Chambersburg, PA 17202

August 19, 2023
Rev. Pat Wollover The Good Shepherd Location TBA

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. New Session will be announced.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

First Lights is partnering with the United Way to 'Stuff the Bus'!

Look for 'Stuff the Bus' boxes July 10 in our lobby to drop off supplies!

FUMC PRAYER LIST

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder who is now at Shook Home in Hospice Care.

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Bob Thomas

Deb Ewing

Sherrill Kessinger

Karen Brennon

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland Chambersburg Hospital

Cindy Glance (Brianna's Mother)

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Bob Thomas in rehab

Leslie Gotwald

Lisa Stouffer

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler - Rehab

Connie Love - Rehab

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Bob Glass

Bernard Clopper

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Cindy Robison

Prayers for Our World

Humanitarian aid to all people in countries around the world in need.

Relief for those dealing with severe weather - tornadoes, thunderstorms, flooding.

Clean air and water for every child of God.

Wisdom for all government leaders.

God's intervention in the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Healing for our divided country, nations, and leaders.

All Military and Law Enforcement and First Responders and Essential Workers.

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

IMPACT 2023

Promotion 2023

Back to School 2023

FUMC Church Planning 2023-2024

Mission Experience 2024

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Don Nolder

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Deb Ewing

Connie Love

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Dottie Vidil

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Ed Wentz and family as Karen Wentz has entered the Church Triumphant.
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

HOUSEKEEPING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

July 7, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

In Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader - Rachel Gotwald

The altar flowers this week are in memory of Franklin "Uncle Punk" Strock who would have celebrated his birthday on July 12. Given by the Robison family.

NOTE—Whenever we worship in a combined service at 10 AM the Sunday School hour will be 9 AM that Sunday.  The next combined service is July 31st.

 

SERMON SERIES

July 9

Grace and Acceptance

Luke 14:16-24

July 16

Grace and Respect

Matthew 22:1-14

July 23

Grace and Preparation

Matthew 25:1-13

July 30

Grace and Petition

Matthew 7:7-12

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

Pray with us and/or for us (see below) Tuesdays at 2:52pm!

Little Lights Story Time!

Check out our summer calendar!

Prayer Partner July Focus:

Since the beginning, God has always been deeply involved in the world. We see God’s handiwork on display in creation. We see God’s love on display through Jesus, who came to rescue us. We respond to God in faith, believing in what we can’t see because of what we can see. When we focus on what we know to be true about God and the world God created, we can have faith in what we can’t see or fully understand. We put that faith into action as we follow Jesus and show His love to the world.

Thank God for sending Jesus for each of the children in our ministry. Thank God for the kids who have already put their faith and trust in Jesus. Pray for those who aren’t sure what they believe or just haven’t reached the phase where they’re ready to make a decision. 

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meets regularly at the church on Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

We are hosting Salt 'n Light Youth Ministry for an outdoor Worship Night this Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30pm. This event is for ALL! Not just for youth. We hope you join us at Mike and Sue Stouffer's home -- 4198 Edenville Road in Chambersburg for a beautiful night of worship, creative arts, and a message from the Salt 'n Light team. Please bring a camping chair or blanket to sit, and carpool with others if you can since parking will be limited. Contact Collin with any questions -- xcultureyouth@gmail.com

Visit Illuminate.org for more

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down and sweep up the floors after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or anytime that is convenient for you, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

 

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

A Hope and A Future - Susan Livermore
"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a fu-ture.” Jeremiah 29:11

We are meeting at the home of Pam Reed, 1577 Marilyn Ct., Chambersburg, PA 17202

August 19
Rev. Pat Wollover The Good Shepherd Location TBA

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. New Session will be announced.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

Madison Guyer's senior art portfolio on the book of Revelation will be on display Sunday in the lobby. Please plan to check out her inspirational pieces of art before or after service or Sunday School this week.

5th Sundays at FUMC!

New Worship Schedule for 5th Sundays

We will meet together in one worship service at 10am in the sanctuary.

Sunday school classes will meet at 9am*.

The remaining 5th Sundays of 2023 are:

  • July 30
  • October 29
  • December 31

Combined services will be blended traditional/contemporary.

*Whenever we have a combined service (1,2,3, 4 or 5th Sunday), Sunday School will be at 9am.

Pastor's Bible Study!

Beginning Wednesday July 5th we will be studying the book of James. We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Hope Class room. Study guides are available at the welcome center.

Friday, July 7th, is on-your-own.

We’ll provide some conversation starters.  Maybe you can have a nice dinner out or just a glass of wine on the back porch after the kids are in bed. Do whatever works for you.

On Saturday, we’ll gather together in the morning for breakfast, discussion, and fellowship.

We’ll end with lunch. Again, make this work for your schedule.

If you need to come late or leave early no worries.

Mark your calendar for July 7th and 8th. Contact Leslie (lgotwald@gmail.com) or John Gotwald (gotwalja@gmail.com) to receive materials and more detail closer to the weekend.

Marriage Mini Retreat

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

First Lights is partnering with the United Way to 'Stuff the Bus'!

Look for 'Stuff the Bus' boxes July 10 in our lobby to drop off supplies!

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder - Rehab

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Bob Thomas

Deb Ewing - Procedure 6-23

Sherrill Kessinger

Karen Brennon

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland Chambersburg Hospital

Cindy Glance (Brianna's Mother)

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Bob Thomas in rehab

Leslie Gotwald

Lisa Stouffer

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler - Rehab

Connie Love - Rehab

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Bob Glass

Bernard Clopper

Delores Burkhart's daughter-in law, Karen

Cindy Robison

Prayers for Our World

Humanitarian aid to all people in countries around the world in need.

Relief for those dealing with severe weather - tornadoes, thunderstorms, flooding.

Clean air and water for every child of God.

Wisdom for all government leaders.

God's intervention in the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Healing for our divided country, nations, and leaders.

All Military and Law Enforcement and First Responders and Essential Workers.

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

IMPACT 2023

Promotion 2023

Back to School 2023

Mission Experience 2024

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Don Nolder

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Deb Ewing

Connie Love

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Dottie Vidil

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Ed Wentz and family as Karen Wentz has entered the Church Triumphant.
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

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July 1, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

In Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader - Becky Foor

The altar flowers The Patriotic Vase of flowers is in loving memory of our dear friend Billie Ward who passed away 6 years ago today. Gone but not forgotten, Cindy and Suzanne.

There are openings for any garden flowers on July 9, and 23.

NOTE—Whenever we worship in a combined service at 10 AM the Sunday School hour will be 9 AM that Sunday.  The next combined service is July 31st.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

Pray with us and/or for us (see below) Tuesdays at 2:52pm!

Kids Konnect will return in September!

Check out our summer calendar!

Prayer Partner June Focus:

Since the beginning, God has always been deeply involved in the world. We see God’s handiwork on display in creation. We see God’s love on display through Jesus, who came to rescue us. We respond to God in faith, believing in what we can’t see because of what we can see. When we focus on what we know to be true about God and the world God created, we can have faith in what we can’t see or fully understand. We put that faith into action as we follow Jesus and show His love to the world.

Pray for the kids who might be struggling with certain fears, that they would have comfort and hope in the knowledge that God is always with us and wants to help us face our fears. Ask God to put the right people and the right resources around kids in and around the church to guide them as they face their fears. For those who aren’t currently struggling, ask God to plant seeds of encouragement in their hearts that they can refer back to when they do go through hard times.

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meets regularly at the church on Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

Worship Night: Illuminate Youth is excited to be hosting Salt ‘n Light Youth Ministry for a worship night! Everyone is invited to join us for an intimate night of outdoor worship and fellowship on Wednesday, July 12 at Mike and Sue Stouffer’s home — 4198 Edenville Road.
Collin is looking for some extra volunteers for this event to help with set-up, parking, and preparing dinner for Salt ‘n Light’s worship team. If you are interested, please contact Collin: xcultureyouth@gmail.com.

Visit Illuminate.org for more

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or Friday Morning, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

Clothing Mission In June, during MX week the clothing mission will be open and is seeking volunteers to sort, label and hang up clothing and to display household items for our customers.  Please look around at your house and donate any summer clothes, linens and household items that you do not need.  These items can be placed in the linen bins that are located outside the door of the Family Life Center.  Please consider volunteering with us on Thursday  June 15th.

 

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

June 17
MX Ministry
Join us as we pamper the ladies of Hungry Hearts Ministry.

July 15
Susan Livermore Biblical Finances at the home of Pam Reed.

August 19
Rev. Pat Wollover The Good Shepherd Location TBA

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. New Session will be announced.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

5th Sundays at FUMC!

New Worship Schedule for 5th Sundays

We will meet together in one worship service at 10am in the sanctuary.

Sunday school classes will meet at 9am*.

The remaining 5th Sundays of 2023 are:

  • July 30
  • October 29
  • December 31

Combined services will be blended traditional/contemporary.

*Whenever we have a combined service (1,2,3, 4 or 5th Sunday), Sunday School will be at 9am.

Pastor's Bible Study!

Beginning Wednesday July 5th we will be studying the book of James. We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Hope Class room. Study guides are available at the welcome center.

Friday, July 7th, is on-your-own.

We’ll provide some conversation starters.  Maybe you can have a nice dinner out or just a glass of wine on the back porch after the kids are in bed. Do whatever works for you.

On Saturday, we’ll gather together in the morning for breakfast, discussion, and fellowship.

We’ll end with lunch. Again, make this work for your schedule.

If you need to come late or leave early no worries.

Mark your calendar for July 7th and 8th. Contact Leslie (lgotwald@gmail.com) or John Gotwald (gotwalja@gmail.com) to receive materials and more detail closer to the weekend.

Marriage Mini Retreat

ANNOUNCEMENTS

For her retirement, the York District will gift Pastor Cathy by ask-ing local churches to make contributions to First UMC’s Haiti minis-try. You are invited to make a personal contribution to that gift to augment the gift the church will be making. Mark your check memo or cash envelope with “Haiti Gift for Cathy.”

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Memorial Stone - We have decided to contract with Shull-Koontz Memorials for a granite stone and bronze plaque to memorialize those interned on our grounds. The estimated total cost is $11,500, of which $8000 has already been given. If you would like to donate to this project, please put your donation in a plain envelope marked Cemetery Memorial.

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder - Rehab

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Bob Thomas

Deb Ewing - Procedure 6-23

Sherrill Kessinger

Karen Brennon

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland Chambersburg Hospital

Cindy Glance (Brianna's Mother)

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Bob Thomas in rehab

Leslie Gotwald

Lisa Stouffer

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler - Rehab

Connie Love - Rehab

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Bob Glass

Prayers for Our World

Humanitarian aid to all people in countries around the world in need.

Relief for those dealing with severe weather - tornadoes, thunderstorms, flooding.

Clean air and water for every child of God.

Wisdom for all government leaders.

God's intervention in the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Healing for our divided country, nations, and leaders.

All Military and Law Enforcement and First Responders and Essential Workers.

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

Mission Experience June 2023

VBS 2023

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Don Nolder

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Deb Ewing

Connie Love

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Dottie Vidil

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

PREVIOUS WEEKLY UPDATES

June 23, 2023

Watch our services on youtube at 12pm!

We also have a dedicated phone number so you can listen to latest recorded service at 717-899-4JOY (4569).

Donations can be made in person, by mail or through online giving.

Dinner Church Thursday Evenings at 5pm!

In Worship Today:

Diaconal Minister of Music - Linda Peppernick

Reader - Terri Stevens

The altar flowers this Sunday are in loving memory of Kenneth and Helen Guise, Frank and Elva Gunnells, and Harold Gunnells from Larry and Avis Guise.

There are openings for any garden flowers on July 2, 9, and 23.

 

MINISTRY UPDATES

Children's Ministry

Family Worship FAQs

Pray with us and/or for us (see below) Tuesdays at 2:52pm!

Kids Konnect will return in September!

Check out our summer calendar!

Prayer Partner June Focus:

Since the beginning, God has always been deeply involved in the world. We see God’s handiwork on display in creation. We see God’s love on display through Jesus, who came to rescue us. We respond to God in faith, believing in what we can’t see because of what we can see. When we focus on what we know to be true about God and the world God created, we can have faith in what we can’t see or fully understand. We put that faith into action as we follow Jesus and show His love to the world.

Pray for the kids who might be struggling with certain fears, that they would have comfort and hope in the knowledge that God is always with us and wants to help us face our fears. Ask God to put the right people and the right resources around kids in and around the church to guide them as they face their fears. For those who aren’t currently struggling, ask God to plant seeds of encouragement in their hearts that they can refer back to when they do go through hard times.

Visit First Lights.org for more

Youth Group

Illuminate Youth meets regularly at the church on Wednesdays from 6-8pm.

Worship Night: Illuminate Youth is excited to be hosting Salt ‘n Light Youth Ministry for a worship night! Everyone is invited to join us for an intimate night of outdoor worship and fellowship on Wednesday, July 12 at Mike and Sue Stouffer’s home — 4198 Edenville Road.
Collin is looking for some extra volunteers for this event to help with set-up, parking, and preparing dinner for Salt ‘n Light’s worship team. If you are interested, please contact Collin: xcultureyouth@gmail.com.

Visit Illuminate.org for more

Hungry Hearts

If you can help tear down after the meal on Thursday at 6:00 PM or Friday Morning, contact Pastor Steve at 717-873-6626.

Clothing Mission In June, during MX week the clothing mission will be open and is seeking volunteers to sort, label and hang up clothing and to display household items for our customers.  Please look around at your house and donate any summer clothes, linens and household items that you do not need.  These items can be placed in the linen bins that are located outside the door of the Family Life Center.  Please consider volunteering with us on Thursday  June 15th.

 

Visit Hungry Hearts

Women Connect

UPCOMING HAPPENINGS in Women Connect:

June 17
MX Ministry
Join us as we pamper the ladies of Hungry Hearts Ministry.

July 15
Susan Livermore Biblical Finances at the home of Pam Reed.

August 19
Rev. Pat Wollover The Good Shepherd Location TBA

Women Connect

Team Haiti/Missions

Mission Central needs:

women's briefs,  laundry detergent, dental floss, toothpaste, deodorant, shoes, small personal size shampoo and conditioner, children's scissors, school supplies and rulers Kids underwear, Kids socks, Kids summer shoes, Kids slippers, Mens underwear, Women's underwear, toothbrushes (singlepacks), Kids shampoo, hairbrushes, Kids summer clothes   (all sizes of kids items)

Pastoral Care Ministries

GriefShare -Help and encouragement after the death of a loved one - is a special weekly (13) seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life.  We know it hurts and we want to help. New Session will be announced.

Visit Pastoral Care Ministries

5th Sundays at FUMC!

New Worship Schedule for 5th Sundays

We will meet together in one worship service at 10am in the sanctuary.

Sunday school classes will meet at 9am*.

The remaining 5th Sundays of 2023 are:

  • July 30
  • October 29
  • December 31

Combined services will be blended traditional/contemporary.

*Whenever we have a combined service (1,2,3, 4 or 5th Sunday), Sunday School will be at 9am.

Pastor's Bible Study!

Beginning Wednesday July 5th we will be studying the book of James. We will meet every Wednesday at 1:00 and 6:00 PM in the Hope Class room. Study guides are available at the welcome center.

Friday, July 7th, is on-your-own.

We’ll provide some conversation starters.  Maybe you can have a nice dinner out or just a glass of wine on the back porch after the kids are in bed. Do whatever works for you.

On Saturday, we’ll gather together in the morning for breakfast, discussion, and fellowship.

We’ll end with lunch. Again, make this work for your schedule.

If you need to come late or leave early no worries.

Mark your calendar for July 7th and 8th. Contact Leslie (lgotwald@gmail.com) or John Gotwald (gotwalja@gmail.com) to receive materials and more detail closer to the weekend.

Marriage Mini Retreat

ANNOUNCEMENTS

For her retirement, the York District will gift Pastor Cathy by ask-ing local churches to make contributions to First UMC’s Haiti minis-try. You are invited to make a personal contribution to that gift to augment the gift the church will be making. Mark your check memo or cash envelope with “Haiti Gift for Cathy.”

Safe Sanctuary Monitor Needed - We need an additional Monitor/Romer on Sunday mornings to walk the halls during Sunday School hour as part of our Safe Sanctuaries ministry. If you are Safe Sanctuaries trained, or willing to be and have secured your clearances or are willing to secure them and serve, please contact Pastor Steve at pastor4fumc@gmail.com or 717-873-6626.

Service Opportunity- Trustees are looking to volunteers to mow the lawns at the church and trim once a week. Volunteers must be 18 years. Contact Doug Davis dougdavis0034@yahoo.com

Memorial Stone - We have decided to contract with Shull-Koontz Memorials for a granite stone and bronze plaque to memorialize those interned on our grounds. The estimated total cost is $11,500, of which $8000 has already been given. If you would like to donate to this project, please put your donation in a plain envelope marked Cemetery Memorial.

Important Note regarding upcoming events- If you are planning a church event, please contact Stacey in the church office so that we can coordinate all events in the church and are not overlapping ministries. Thank you!

Please contact the church about hospitalizations as we no longer are contacted when parishioners are hospitalized.

Prayers for Healing

Don Nolder - Rehab

Gideon Hill

Gary Gettle

Glennis Parris

Dottie Vidal

Dick Jenkins

Bob Thomas

Deb Ewing - Procedure 6-23

Sherrill Kessinger

Karen Brennon

Dave Kauffman

Joan Kauffman

Brianna Renshaw

Lori Kelsey

Dave Waskfield - healing of CA

Bryan (Bev Barnes' son [recovery from heart surgery])

Josh (battling bone CA)

Bill Holland Chambersburg Hospital

Cindy Glance (Brianna's Mother)

Paul Collins

Erma Collins

Bob Thomas in rehab

Leslie Gotwald

Lisa Stouffer

Mike Preisler

Geri Rosental

Alan Hassler - Rehab

Connie Love - Rehab

Jim Wright

Linda Peppernick

Bob Glass

Prayers for Our World

Humanitarian aid to all people in countries around the world in need.

Relief for those dealing with severe weather - tornadoes, thunderstorms, flooding.

Clean air and water for every child of God.

Wisdom for all government leaders.

God's intervention in the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

Healing for our divided country, nations, and leaders.

All Military and Law Enforcement and First Responders and Essential Workers.

Prayers for Church Ministries, Events and Special projects

First Lights Children's Ministry

Illuminate Youth Ministry

Hungry Hearts Ministry

Mission Experience June 2023

VBS 2023

Prayers needed for these members with long term concerns:

Dick Jenkins

Don Nolder

Shirley Jones

Mary Butts

Lucille Lower

Vicki Leisher

Deb Ewing

Connie Love

Jane Pensinger

Barb Armstrong

Susie Bulger

Kathy Beaston

Don Ardery

Mary Diehl

Wayne Gettel

Dottie Vidil

Linda Lojacono

Prayers of Comfort, Peace and Condolence
Wisdom, strength and comfort for in-home caregivers.

Families struggling with grief and loss.

Families struggling with housing and financial issues.

Families struggling with reconciliation and forgiveness.

Peace for those dealing with anxiety.

Faith for those who struggle to believe in what they cannot see.

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