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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

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MASK NOTICE:  The wearing of masks is optional.

 

THE SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE has simplified how it may be reached.  The number to dial is now 988, in Pennsylvania and anywhere in the United States.  If you are struggling, make the free call and talk with someone.

 

THE PRAYGROUND and NURSERY are available for young children during the worship service.  Parents are asked to stay with their children.

 

REJOICING SPIRITS WORSHIP will be held on Wednesday, June 12, and followed by root beer floats. 

 

TODAY is JUNE SUMMER SPECIAL!  Stay after worship for Bingo with an array of prizes.

 

WELCA will host “Donuts for Dads, Grads, and You” on Sunday, June 16, following worship.  Items requested for this are posted in Horn Hall.  Note:  There will be a brief business meeting following Snack ‘n Chat with an update on summer events. 

“Let’s Lunch” will be Wednesday, June 26, 11:30 AM, at Brookside Family Restaurant on Charlotte St.   All are invited.  Sign up is required for reservations.  Please see the WELCA Bulletin Board for information on both these events.

 

SNACK ‘n CHAT sign-up for Sundays in June is now posted.  Please see the list in Horn Hall for available dates on WELCA’s Bulletin Board.  Thank you to all who continue to support this fellowship time!

 

ATTENTION ALL CHILDREN (potty-trained Pre-K to rising 5th graders)!  Dive into the ever-flowing, never-ending love of God at Scuba Vacation Bible School, June 17-21,   9:00 AM-noon, at New Hanover Lutheran Church.  Come and join the fun as you sing, dance, do crafts, hear stories, participate in a mission project, have snacks, and play games.  Sign up at vbspro.events/p/8afc23.  Adult and youth helpers are needed.  Rising 6th graders and older youth may be helpers.  If interested, contact Nikki Young at 610-326-1335 or nikki.young@newhanoverlutheran.org.

SAVE THESE SPECIAL DATES for fun and fellowship this summer!

Sunday, June 9 – Summer Special after worship - Bingo

Sunday, July 14 – Summer Special – “Escape Room” with a Parables theme

Sunday, July 21 – St. James Day at the Allentown Iron Pigs – 1:35 PM

Sunday, August 11 – Summer Special – bring something you treasure

Sunday, August 25 – Rejoicing Spirits worship at 9:30 AM

              Annual Picnic in Horn Hall at 10:30 AM

 

MAY 21 BLOOD DRIVE RESULTS  With a goal of collecting 22 units of blood, 14 units were collected, giving enough blood to save up to 42 lives!  Thank you to everyone who participated.  The next blood drive will be on Tuesday, July 16.

 

THE THIRD SUNDAY OFFERING recipient for May is “So Much to Give Café,        3500 W. Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA.

 Hours: Wed. to Sun., 8:30 AM-2:30 PM; Wed. to Sat., 5:00-9:00 PM

The Café’s mission is to provide a welcoming and inclusive café to empower all, including those with disabilities and their families, to have equal opportunities to work, dine, socialize, volunteer, and learn. Help sustain this mission with a donation to our Third Sunday Offering. The So Much to Give Café is  a branch of Pillars of Light and Love which is a non-profit located just outside Collegeville, PA, in the borough of Trappe. The mission of Pillars is to empower youth and adults to build self-esteem, confidence and strengthen abilities through educational, social, supportive and employment programs in an inclusive, diverse and collaborative environment. To give, please make your check payable to St. James Lutheran Church, note Pillars of Light on the memo line, and place in the offering plate or mail to the church.

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