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For Sunday, November 16, 2014

Prayer List

We include in our prayers:
Sally Carey (daughter of Jeanie Carey, Emmanuel)
Rosalie Lettiere (mother of Jason Lettiere, Emmanuel)
Todd Homan, (friend, 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)
Theresa Myer (Eric Myer's mother)
Tom Runkle (friend, St. John's)
Suan Vankirk, Hampton, VA (Becky Evans' sister, Grace)

Ruth Z. Boyer (Valley View Retirement Community, Belleville; St. Johnís)
Kate Stitzer (Centre Crest, Grace)
Phyllis Crater (Centre Crest, Grace)
Lois Ellenberger (Salem Hill Haven, St. Johnís)
Lois Rearick (Room 126, 122 Wynwood Dr., Centre Hall; St. Johnís)
Mylan Grove (122 Wynwood Dr. Centre Hall, St. Johnís)


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



Emmanuel Announcements:

Emmanuel's Worship Team will meet this Tuesday (Nov. 18th) morning at 9:00 a.m. at the parsonage to plan the Christmas Eve service.

Emmanuel will celebrate Communion on Sunday, Dec. 7.

Grace Announcements:

Just a reminder that Building Fund envelops are available and can be submitted during the offering or any other time. Thanks for supporting Grace's ministry in this way.

Grace's Worship Team will meet at Grace at 9:00 a.m. this Monday Nov. 17th) to plan for the Christmas Eve service.

Grace's council will meet Nov. 16 after worship.

St. Johnís Announcements:

Taking orders for Christmas poinsettias. 6 1/2 inch pot. Cost is $ 7.50. Orders due by December the 2nd. Please see Pauline Zerby.

Tri-Penn Announcements:

Sent by the Glorified Band, started by Brian Judy, from Grace United Methodist Church: Thank you to all who supported and participated in the benefit for the Brian Judy family at Grace United Methodist Church in Centre Hall, held on November 9, 2014. The event was a huge success and demonstrated your incredible love and generosity.

The Tri-Penn Thanksgiving dinner will be held at Grace UCC on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 6:00 p.m. Please bring your own tableware and a side dish or dessert to share. Following the meal, please gather in the sanctuary for "A Thanksgiving Evening of Musical Offerings" as folks from each of the churches share some music.

The Community Thanksgiving Eve service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church in Millheim on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at 7:00 p.m. Come worship with our brothers and sisters in Christ here in the valley.

A sacred Community Christmas Concert, ďThe Sounds of ChristmasĒ, will be presented on Sunday, December 14th, at 4:00PM at Saint Kateri Church, 3503 Penns Valley Road (Rt. 45), west of Spring Mills. The Valley Choristers and Community Youth Choir will be performing and area vocalists and instrumentalists will also be featured. The proceeds from a free will offering will be given to assist local people in need. Refreshments will follow the concert. Come and join us in celebrating our Lord's birth!


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:
Emmanuel: 9:00
Grace: 10:45

Next weekís altar cloth color is Green.

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