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For Sunday, October 26, 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:

October 19 and 26 Emmanuel will celebrate Harvest Home. Let us thank God for the many blessings God has bestowed this year.

Emmanuel's Fall Bazaar will be held November 2 from 9:00-2:00. Come and enjoy great food and more!

Grace Announcements:

The Grace Family Hayride will be on Sunday, October 26, at 5:30PM at Joel's Woods. Hot dogs and place settings will be provided. Please bring a snack to share. Invite friends! A sign-up sheet is at the church..........but please feel welcome to come even if you don't sign up beforehand.

Harvest Home will be observed and the World Hunger collection will be received on November 2 at Grace during worship. Please bring boxed or canned food items for the Millheim Food Bank.

The Ladies of Grace will meet at the church Thursday, November 6, at 6:30PM to do our Christmas planning. All women of the church and friends are welcome!

Grace's council will meet directly after worship, on October 26.

Anyone who ordered ham or turkey and cheese sandwiches last week can pick them up at the church Thursday, Oct. 30th after 5:00 p.m in the refrigerator. The church will be open until 7:00 p.m. (or call 470-5850 if you need to pick yours up later).

There will be a Christian Education Committee meeting after church on November 9th to discuss Advent and Christmas events as well as the role of the children in the church. Parents, teachers and anyone else interested are encouraged to attend.

St. Johnís Announcements:

St. John's UCC ham and cheese and turkey and cheese sandwich orders will be delivered Thursday, Oct. 30th after 5:00 p.m.

Tri-Penn Announcements:

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.

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.

The Valley Choristers and Community Youth Treble Choir are joining together to perform a sacred Community Christmas Concert, on Sunday, December 14th, at 4:00PM at Saint Kateri Church, 3503 Penns Valley Road, west of Spring Mills.
All rehearsals will be Tuesday evenings from November 4th through December 9th at Saint Kateri.

Youth Choir (grades 1- 12) will rehearse from 6:40 to 7:30PM. Call Cindy Stattel, Youth Choir Director, at 364-2721 or email: by November 2nd to register.

The Valley Choristers will rehearse from 7:30 to 9:00PM. All who enjoy singing are welcome! Call Peggy Myers at 422-8111 or email: with any questions.


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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