May 20, 2018
The third major festival in the church year, Pentecost celebrates the Holy Spirit descending upon the Disciples. The service also features Confirmation with a reception following in the Luther Room.
May 27, 2018
Trinity Sunday, or the Holy Trinity, celebrates God as the three-in-one, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. It is the only Sunday in the church year dedicated to God as a whole rather than Jesus or the Holy Spirit.
Jun 17, 2018
Our annual outdoor service and picnic, held in the walnut grove at Tayamentasachta, Greencastle-Antrim School District’s school farm. Please sign up through the church office so we know how much food to provide. Parking is available at the elementary school. If it rains, the service will be held in ELC’s sanctuary and the picnic in the Memorial Fellowship Hall.
Jul 6 – 7, 2018
The Women of the ELCA’s annual Yard Sale in the Memorial Fellowship Hall. Clean, sellable items (no electronics, encyclopedias, or torn or dirty items, please) can be placed in the 1st-6th grade Sunday School room on the lowest floor of the Thomas (office) Building starting Monday, June 3rd.
Sep 16, 2018
ELC’s fall picnic will be held at the Jerome King Playground following the morning worship service.
Oct 1, 2018
The first Sunday in October is celebrated as “Ingathering Sunday” (formerly “Blanket Sunday”) in which items are collected and blessed before being sent to relief organizations. In particular, we use this Sunday to bless the quilts made Hands of Love Quilters in the past year and thank those that helped make them. The quilts are taken to Lutheran World Relief to be used around the world following disasters.
Oct 28, 2018
A celebration of Martin Luther and the beginning of the Lutheran church. Holy Communion is celebrated as part of this festival Sunday.
Oct 28, 2018
Annual Oyster Dinner in the Memorial Fellowship Hall following the evening service. Pizza will be provided for the children. There is no cost, but donations are appreciated and keep the event running each year.
Nov 5, 2018
On this Sunday, we remember all the faithful saints of the church, both living and dead. We particularly remember those of the congregation who have died in the last year. Holy Communion is celebrated as part of this service.
Nov 12, 2018
The Women of the ELCA’s annual Thankoffering Service. The Reverend Richard Jorgenson, the Lower Susquehanna Synod’s Director for Evangelical Mission, will preach.