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For Sunday, June 15, 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

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)


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



Emmanuel Announcements:

The Greeter for June 22 is Ruth Rishel.

A picnic will be held on Sunday, June 29th at 12:30 p.m. to welcome Ella Myer back for a brief stay in the USA and her home church.

Thanks to Cindy Kessinger for being our accompanist while Bette recuperates!

Grace Announcements:

Please fill out the brief questionnaire in today's bulletin about having worship outdoors on the church grounds and place it in the offering plate during the offering.

A Father's Day indoor picnic will follow worship in the fellowship hall. Thanks to Joel Myers for preparing the hamburgers!

St. Johnís Announcements:

Greeters for June 22 are Melissa and Doug Bierly.

The Farmers Mills Union Cemetery Association will meet July 1 at 7:30pm

Tri-Penn Announcements:

Happy Father's Day to fathers, grandfather, great-grandfathers and those who have been like a father to others!

We welcome Craig Munnell and his family to the Tri-Penn Charge this morning! Thanks, Craig, for preaching and leading in worship this morning Ė and all you do on so many other occasions for the Tri-Penn Charge!

While Pastor Leigh is at the Penn Central Conference Annual meeting and on vacation, the following people will be preaching on the Sunday's that she is away:
June 15 Ė (Annual meeting Sunday) Craig Munnell, Emmanuel and Grace
June 22 Ė Carol Clark-Baney, St. John and Grace
June 29 Ė Ella Myer, Emmanuel and Grace
For pastoral care during that time, please contact one of the following: The Rev. Julia Sprenkle, 349-5349; the Rev. Russell Sauerwein, 364-9124; and the Rev. Julie Holm, 359-6883.

An exciting Vacation Bible School will be held at Grace†June 16 to 20†from†6 to 8PM†for children 3 years through 6th grade. You won't know what to expect with a curriculum called "Weird Animals - Where Jesus' Love is One-of-a-Kind"! †There will be an Imagination Station, great Bible stories, yummy snacks, fun games, creative crafts, and awesome music! To register, please call or text Kim Bressler, the director, at 360-0272. †You'll be glad you did!

What an awesome Pentecost Sunday we had last week! Thanks to everyone who shared their considerable gifts and all who attended to make it such a special Sunday!

Ella Myer will be speaking about her experiences in Lithuania on Sunday, June 29th. She will be at Emmanuel at 9:00 a.m. and Grace at 10:45 a.m. Both services will focus heavily on her ministry in Lithuania and the way God is working in the lives of those to whom she ministers. Please come to hear her story, welcome her back home, and support her as she continues here work for another year in Lithuania.


Please send all announcements to Marian at or call 422-8302 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. Johns: 9:00
Grace: 10:45

Next weekís altar cloth color is Green.

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