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For Sunday, August 24, 2014

Prayer List

We include in our prayers:
Donna Nicholas (sister-in-law of Elinor Jones, St. Johnís)
Sally Carey (daughter of Jeanie Carey, Emmanuel)
Harry Bleyer (cousin of Kelly and Robert Laird, Grace)
Brad Kochenour (friend of the Lairds, Grace)
Doris Smith (St. Johnís)
Bill Snyder (Grace)
Gay Lynne Shouey (friend, Grace)
Sally Meyer (aunt of Betsy Rishel, Emmanuel)
Douglas Smeltzer (son of Dick and Nancy Smeltzer, St. Johnís)
Bonnie Treaster (Emmanuel)
Gregg Clapper (friend, St. Johnís)
Keith Rishel (Grace)
Gloria Geesey (Mother of Scott Geesey, Grace)
Jean Bender
Rosalie Lettiere (Jason Lettiere's mother, Emmanuel)
Susan Vankirk, Hampton, VA (Becky Evans' sister, Grace)

Ruth Z. Boyer (Elmcrost, Reedsville; St. Johnís)
Kate Stitzer (Centre Crest, Grace)
Lois Ellenberger (Salem Hill Haven, St. Johnís)
Lois Rearick (Room 126, 122 Wynwood Dr., Centre Hall; St. Johnís)
Mylan Grove (Wynood, St. Johnís)
Doris Smith (Wynwood, St. Johnís)
Phyllis Crater (Center Crest, Grace)


If anyone on the prayer list wishes to be removed, please call Pastor Leigh at 814-470-5850.



Emmanuel Announcements:

Greeters for August 31 are †Lori and Jason Lettiere

Our hearts, prayers and deep sympathy go out to all the Keith and Betsy Rishel family in the tragic loss of Wesley, their son and grandson, to Charles Rishel and grandnephew to Ruth and Sandy Rishel.

Sunday, September 7, we will have a brief (half hour) service with Communion followed by time to share ideas about how Emmanuel would like to grow in the coming months and years. Come prepared to worship and share. Following that time, we will ďbless the bikes' of Laurie and Jason Lettiere outside in the parking lot (weather permitting).

Grace Announcements:

Sunday School will resume for all ages at Grace on September 14 at 9:30AM. There will be a "Blessing of the Backpacks" at the end of Sunday School and then a "Blessing of the Children" during worship.

Our hearts, prayers and deep sympathy go out to all the Keith and Betsy Rishel family in the tragic loss of Wesley, their son and grandson, to Charles Rishel and grandnephew to Ruth and Sandy Rishel.

September 7†- The baptism of Alliah Crow and the reception of her parents, Bobbi and Jody, as new members.† A picnic celebrating this event will follow at Joel's woods (chicken BBQ, yum!)† Please bring a dish to share and tableware.

St. Johnís Announcements:

Greeter for August 31 is Arlene Stover

Harvest Home will be on September 14.

Tri-Penn Announcements:

Along with the Spring Mills Townwide Yard Sales, Grace will hold its annual Yard and Bake Sale on September 12 and 13 from 8:00AM to 2:00PM. Available both days will be breakfast and lunch food items, barbecued chicken, homemade soups, baked goods (including sticky rolls!), and a great selection of yard sale items. New: free clothes! Chicken will also be available on the 12th until gone but no later than 6:00PM. Come and enjoy great food and bargain yard sale prices!

The Tri-Penn Charge wishes Marian Mills well on her new adventure! Marian will be starting graduate school at Simmons College August 31st. Our best wishes and our thanks for her help this summer as part-time secretary go with her!

Tri-Penn has a new part-time secretary. We welcome Dawn Shaffer from Lingle Valley Road in Spring Mills. Dawn is married with four children and the owner of two businesses. Welcome, aboard Dawn! Please note the change in the deadline for announcements from the churches is now Tuesday at 8:00 p.m.

The Amos Project will resume Sunday, September 14, 2-5 p.m. at St. John's UCC in Boalsburg. Anyone can come!


Please send all announcements to Dawn Shaffer at or call 422-0550 by 8 p.m. Tuesday evening. Please indicate to which congregation announcements belong. All announcements can be found on the Tri-Penn web site at St. Johnís web site address is



Next Weekís UCC Services:
St. Johnís: 9:00
Grace: 10:45

Next weekís altar cloth color is Green.

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