Week of August 1
This Sunday: August 1st, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
9:30am In-person Service & (Livestream)
Calendar Week: August 2nd – Aug. 7th
Monday:2nd – Staff meeting 11:00am; Personnel 7
Tuesday: 3rd – Service 3:00pm; Worship & Music 7:00pm
Thursday:22 – RCA 6:45pm Lib.
Next Sunday: August 8th, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
We welcome The Rev. John McNassor to the pulpit.
8:00am In-person, no communion
9:30am In-person Service & (Livestream), no communion
FROM THE OFFICE Sarah will be out of the office the week of Aug 1st. Should you need assistance during her absence, Pastor Jeff we will be in the office. He will respond to your emails and calls as soon as possible, from the office and remotely. Thank you.
While Pastor Jeff is out of the office Aug. 7th – 16th, Deacon Shelby Wyland
will be on call for pastoral emergencies. For emergencies call 937-308-2262 and non-emergencies email – firstname.lastname@example.org . Thank you.
JOIN US FOR ONLINE WORSHIP? Please note that if you are joining online and would like communion shortly after the service, we are now requesting that you send a message from the church’s Facebook page, or leave a voicemail on the church phone number (570 323-7309). Please be sure to leave your phone message in Pastor Jeff’s box, otherwise he may not receive it. Thank you.
OUTDOOR WORSHIP is now scheduled for the fourth Sunday of the month through September. We will be worshipping outside (weather permitting) on August 22, and September 26.
BLUEBERRY FESTIVAL Saturday, August 21st from 4:00pm -7:00pm. Leftovers from this event will used for a coffee hour the next morning, Sunday, August 22nd!
BLOOD DRIVE at St. Luke Friday, August 13th from 1:00pm-6:00pm. Please call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org to schedule an appointment.
USHERS Anyone interested in serving as an usher, please contact the office or email or call Nancy McCarty at: (email@example.com; (570) 419-7827).
SERVING If you would like to help serve in our 8:00am or 10:30am (*9:30am summer ) worship service(s), please contact Diane Kohler at: 570-419-7085 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
PLEASE contact Sarah Young at the church office (570-323-7309) if you or a family member are in the hospital or are ill. Pastor Jeff is available for visits or phone calls, and at your request, Sarah will then
contact our prayer chain leaders.
CHANCEL FLOWERS Consider a gift of Chancel Flowers. The cost is $50.00, and the donor may specify the type of arrangement that is provided. If you are interested in providing chancel flowers, please contact Becky Lewis at 570-321-6235.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL Monday, Aug. 9- Thursday, Aug. 12 from 10am to Noon at Messiah Lutheran. The curriculum is “Friend Me – Being A Good Friend –God’s Way”. For more information, please call 570-326-9171
SHEPHERD OF THE STREETS * Rev. Mark Brumbach 570-322-6538
***UPDATE FROM THE FOOD PANTRY ***
New Location for Food Pantry
As of July 1st, 2021…The United Churches of Lycoming County’s Food Pantry relocated to the rear of 202 East Third Street, Williamsport. For convenience, use the Academy Street entrance when visiting. The donation drop off date and time will remain the same…Mondays from 9:00-11:00. Client shopping dates and times are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:15-12:00. If you have any questions, or need additional directions and assistance, please call 570.322.1657. Thank you for your continued support in feeding our community.
FOOD DONATION UPDATE – St. Luke will be accepting food donations starting August 1st in the Bell Hall glass foyer area, across from the office entrance. Trish Whelan asks that you use this location, at this time. Look for the box marked “food donation”. Trish will still keep the church office updated with any new information from the pantry. Thank you.