Announcements: Nov. 12

Announcements: Nov. 12

Thank you to our guest speaker this weekend, Reverend Richard Jorgensen. Reverend Jorgensen serves as Director of Evangelical Mission for the Lower Susquehanna Synod. He is married to the Reverend Janyce Covner Jorgensen, who serves as one of the pastors at Zion Lutheran Church in York.

Open plate offering today will go to the churchwide Women of the ELCA for their ongoing ministries and programs. Thank you for your ongoing support.

The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, November 19, in the Memorial Fellowship Hall after the morning worship service. Please plan to attend to vote on the 2018 budget and council member positions.

WELCA will meet on Tuesday, November 21, at 7:00 PM in the Memorial Fellowship Hall. The topic will be Part 2 of the Apostles’ Creed, “I Believe in Jesus Christ”, and will be led by Ellie Bauerle.

The Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at the Greencastle Church of God at 6:30 PM on Sunday, November 19. Our own Thanksgiving communion service will be at 9:00 AM on Thanksgiving morning in the Chapel.

Order forms are available for the Youth Apple Dumpling Fundraiser on the tables at the entrances to the sanctuary and are due on November 26. Helpers are also needed if like to roll pie dough or peel apples.

Christmas poinsettia order forms are available. Cost is $10 each and orders are due on November 26. Please use a separate form for each poinsettia.

The Clothing Bank will be closed on Wednesday, November 22, and will reopen on Wednesday, November 29.

The Hanging of the Greens will be on December 3. Immediately, following the worship service, soup and sandwiches will be served by the Youth in the Memorial Fellowship Hall. After lunch, we will begin decorating. It will take no more than an hour, and decorations will be organized and ready to go. There is no cost for lunch (donations will be accepted), but please sign up so enough food can be prepared.