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For Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015

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)
Gay Lynne Shouey (friend, Grace)
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)
Larry Black (friend, St. Johnís)
Mitchell Stover (Son of Arlene Stover, St. Johnís)

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)
Paul Homan (Salem Hill Haven, St. John's)
Doris Smith (122 Wynwood Drive, Centre Hall: St. John's)
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:

Blessing of the Tractors, Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 9 AM at the Emmanuel Union United Church of Christ on Tusseyville Road, Centre Hall. All are invited to this special service in recognition of Pennís Valley farm families and their work to feed us all through the providence of sun, rain, soil and seed. All are invited with or without tractors! Please contact Mary Carol Frier at 814 364 2847 (or to reserve your place and/or your tractor.

A meeting to finalize plans for the Blessing of the Tractors will be held at the parsonage on Wednesday, April 8 at 9:00 a.m.

Grace Announcements:

The Church Growth committee will meet April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the church.

Grace UCC council will meet after worship April 26. Please bring a bag lunch.

There will be a Sunday School meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28.

The Ladies of Grace will meet at the church on Wednesday, April 15, at 6:30PM. If you would like, please bring a snack to share. We'll be doing a wrap up of our Easter Egg fundraiser as well as discussing upcoming plans. All women of the church and friends are welcome!

St. Johnís Announcements:

Spring Brunch: The Spring Brunch will be held April 12th following Sunday School. Please sign up.

St. John's UCC council will meet at the parsonage on April 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Tri-Penn Announcements:

The Tri-Penn Council meeting at Grace will be Sunday, April 19, at 6:30 p.m.

A Movie Marathon for youth in the valley will take place at Grace UCC and will be held on April 11 from 11 AM to 11PM featuring the entire trilogy of the Lord of the Rings. Food and beverages will be provided. Bring a friend to Grace UCC in the Spring Mills shire.


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 White.

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