Special Services (Page 2)
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.
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.
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.
Nov 23, 2018
We give thanks for all that we are given with a morning communion service in the Chapel.
Nov 26, 2018
This festival celebrates the life of Christ and marks the end of the church year. We celebrate Holy Communion during this service.
Dec 10, 2018
We will perform annual Christmas Program as part of the morning worship service. This year, the program takes the form of a cantata. It is performed by a choir made up of the Children’s Sunday School and adults. Afterward, We will serve a light luncheon in the Fellowship Hall.
Dec 24, 2018
A family-oriented Christmas Eve service with Holy Communion.
Dec 24, 2018
A low-key Christmas service in the Chapel for those for whom the holiday is not as joyful.