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For Sunday, September 14, 2014

Prayer List

We include in our prayers:
Sally Carey (daughter of Jeanie Carey, Emmanuel)
Cindy Carey (daughter of Jeanie Carey,††Emmanuel)
John Carey (nephew of Jeanie Carey, Emmanuel)
Rosalie Lettiere (mother of Jason Lettiere, 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 (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:

Sunday,††September 21, Remy Elaine Miller will be baptized during worship by Pastors Sauerwein and Pick.††Let us welcome this newest member of the family of God into our midst!††Remy's parents are Hailee and Allen Rimmey and grandparents are Kimberly and Mark Rimmey and Glen and Lois Miller.

The Farmer's Wife is coming up Sept. 26-27! Please check the sign-up sheet in the vestibule and see where you can help.

Grace Announcements:

Sunday, Sept. 21 Grace's council will meet immediately following worship.

Sunday, Sept. 28 the Blessing of the Animals will take place during worship. Rain or shine, we will bless your pets either outdoors or indoors. Pictures of pets are acceptable and we will bless the memory of deceased pets as well and you may wish to bring your loved one's picture for that blessing. Let us honor our animal companions and all of creation on the 28th!

Would you like to be a Prayer Buddy? A Prayer Buddy is an adult who will commit to praying regularly for one of the children who is an attendee or connected in some way with the church family. The Prayer Buddy, in addition to praying, will send cards (no gifts, please) for birthdays and holidays, and make sure that child is greeted whenever he/she is seen. A sign-up sheet is available in the vestibule. Children will choose from the list (please do not be insulted if you are not chosen as there will likely be more adults available than children. Prayer Buddies will be commissioned for this ministry on World Communion Sunday, October 3.

St. Johnís Announcements:

Sunday, Sept. 28, St. John's will celebrate Harvest Home during worship.

Tri-Penn Announcements:

The Amos Project will resume†Sunday, September 14, 2-5 p.m.†at St. John's UCC in Boalsburg.††Anyone can come!

Monday, Sept. 15, 7:00 p.m. Bible Study†on the Beatitudes at the parsonage.†Let's revisit what Jesus taught about blessings and how to find them in the most difficult of circumstances.

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 7:00 p.m. Group Spiritual Formation orientation at the parsonage.††We will watch a brief video explaining what the group process is, answer any questions, and then actually enter into the practice.††All are invited.


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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