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For Sunday, January 4, 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)
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)

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)
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:

Grace Announcements:

Everyone from Grace is invited to stay after the worship service today to help untrim the sanctuary and Sunday School rooms. All help is appreciated!

The Ladies of Grace will have an officers meeting on Thursday, January 8, at 6:30PM at the home of Tammi Black to plan the year's meetings and activities.

New council members will be installed Sunday, January 11 during worship at Grace.

St. Johnís Announcements:

There will be a St. John's U C C congregational meeting following church on January 18 to vote on the budget for 2015.

The Allegheny Synod is doing the 25,000 can challenge. The Vonada family is issuing a challenge to St. Johnís Union Church. If our church members donate 500 items to New Hopeís Food Pantry between now and February 1, 2015, a monetary donation will be given to the food bank. Bring your goods to St. Johnís church so they can be counted and we will see that they are delivered to New Hope. Boxes will be placed in the ladies coat room. Monetary donations will be accepted, each dollar will count as one item.

A blood drive will take place January 5 from 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

Tri-Penn Announcements:

The Amos Project will meet Sunday, January 11 from 2-5 p.m. at St. John's UCC in Boalsburg.

Laurene Bowers, Conference Associate Minister for Penn Central Conference, will be leading worship at Emmanuel and Grace (weather permitting) on January 25 (February 8 is the snow date). Following a light luncheon, Laurene will meet with the Grace's Church Growth Committee and interested council members.


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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