WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS: January 22, 2023
CHURCH OFFICE HOURS: The church office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM, weekly.
CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL: The children will be dismissed from worship just before Pastor Scott begins his weekly sermon message and will last until the end of the worship service (approximately 20 minutes). Parents are asked to pick up their child/children in the Sunday School wing following worship, whether class is held indoors or outside.
NURSERY: Children of all ages are always welcome at our Worship services. The nursery room in the Sunday School wing is open every Sunday during both the 8:30 AM and the 10:30 AM Worship services for parents with small children who may wish to use it. The service can be viewed live on the TV monitor in the nursery.
FACEBOOK PAGE: Log onto St Davids United Church of Christ Hanover and like the page to follow.
BELL CHOIR: Weekly rehearsals will be held on Mondays at 6:00 pm.
CHANCEL CHOIR: Weekly rehearsals will be held on Thursdays at 7:00 pm.
YOGA CLASSES : Yoga classes with Dee will be held on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. Remodeling of the Grove is complete so Yoga will be held there.
BIBLE STUDY: Will be held every Tuesday at 9:30 am and again at 7:00 pm. All are welcome.
JOIN THE NEW PRAISE CHOIR: Practices will be held every Sunday between services at around 10am. Come early or stay late and join us.
NEW VENTURE LUNCH: The New Venture Lunch group will be meeting again on February 14th at 11:30 am at Perkins in Hanover. Please watch for information each month as the location may change on a monthly basis. All are welcome.
GRIEFSHARE: Pastor Sager will once again be offering a 13 week grief share session. There is a sign up sheet on the bulletin board or contact the church office at 717-637-2299 if you would like to participate. It will be held on Sundays from noon to 2:30 pm and will offer a light lunch. Dates are as follows: January 15, 22, 29; February 5, 12, 19, 26; March 5, 12,19, 26; April 12, 16. All are welcome to participate.
NEW KNITTING AND CROCHETING GROUP FORMING "THE VIRTUOUS CRAFTERS": Anyone interested in knitting or crocheting 7x9 inch squares to donate to the charity "Warm Up America" should see Patti Sager for an information and instruction packet. Also, if you would like to donate yarn to this group please give to Patti Sager.
NEW SEWING GROUP FORMING: This group will be meeting the second Saturday of every month in the Sunday School room to create disposable bedpads to donate to New Hope Ministries. No sewing skill is required.
CPR CERTIFICATION: There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board for people who are interested in becoming certified in CPR. If there is enough interest, we will secure an instructor to teach the class. There will be a fee for this certification and hopefully will be offered in the Spring of 2023.
MUSIC AND WORSHIP COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU! Nancy Costello is looking for two awesome people that would like to serve on the music and worship committee. Please see Nancy if interested.
EVANGELISM COMMITTEE NEEDS YOU: The Evangelism Committee is looking for additional members who could help with planned events and offer some ideas. Please see Tammy Kitzmiller or Tyler Little for additional information.
SINGLES VALENTINES DINNER: Fireside friends will be hosting a singles dinner on Saturday, February 11th at 5:00 pm. It will be held in the overflow room of the church. Any congregant that is single and 18 or older is invited. Please sign up on the bulletin board.
ST. DAVID’S UCC DIAPER DRIVE: Collecting Baby and Adult diapers and wipes. Any size or brand would be appreciated. All donations will go locally to those most in need. Collection ends January 29, 2023
SIGHT AND SOUND TRIP (SAVE THE DATE): Fireside Friends is hosting a bus trip to Sight and Sound Theater to see Moses on Friday, September 29th. This is a chartered bus event that will meet at the church by 10:45 am and will return around 7:00 pm. Cost includes chartered bus, lunch and show. Gratuities are extra. The cost is $130. Per person. Sign up sheet is on the board in the overflow room.
FIRST MONDAY OF EACH MONTH. JOIN THE COUNCIL OF CHURCES AT BETTER LIVING RADIO SHOW! Join the Better Living Radio Show, 1280 AM and 95.3 FM the first Monday of each month when host, Bill O’Brien will have HACC be a part of the show. The Council will share great stories and updates. Topics include health care, community events, and other local and regional topics of interest. You can listen live on radio, computer on online. www.ForeverYork.com
· St. David’s Selfies: How often do you run into a church family at Walmart or the grocery store? When you do, snap a selfie of the two of you together and send it to Patti. This is a great way to show our love for our St. David’s family.
· Monthly Photo Focus: February’s Photo Focus will be "Things I LOVE about St. David's". Send all photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
GIANT AND WEIS GROCERY CARDS: You can buy Giant and Weis grocery gift cards every Sunday morning. The church will receive 5% on all purchases. These gift cards are a great Christmas gift idea! See Nancy Monath to buy your grocery cards. Thank you for your support!
NEWSPAPER COLLECTION and RECYCLING: We collect newspapers year-round and several times a year, volunteers load them up and take them to Sealed Air Corporation in Hanover for recycling. The money raised from the newspaper recycling is added to the church emergency fund to help members and friends in need. When you have newspapers to recycle, place them in brown grocery bags or tie them in secure bundles and bring them to the church and put them in the lower side of the barn. Thank you for your support.
SCRAP COLLECTION: Nick Geiman is suffering with breathing difficulties due to the long-term effects of Covid and has been unable to work since September 2021. He
is collecting scrap to try to earn money to help support his family. If you have scrap you would like to donate to help Nick, bring your items to the church and place them in the trailer parked near the office entrance.
ACCEPTABLE SCRAP DONATIONS
Small Appliances, etc.
Anything with a cord
WORSHIP LIVESTREAM: Our 8:30 AM Worship service is being livestreamed to our YouTube channel. The following link will take you to our church’s YouTube channel, where you can subscribe to our channel if you wish to do so. By subscribing, you will receive a notification whenever we go live, eliminating the need for you to search for us on YouTube. If you are unable to watch the livestream in real time, you will still be able to watch the recorded video at your convenience. LINK
- Log onto the You Tube site
- Subscribe to the St. David's United Church of Christ channel (if you don't want to subscribe you can still get to the channel but you will have to type our name into the search box every time)
- Once you are on our channel's page you will see a picture of the church with the banner underneath saying Home-Videos-Live-Playlist...etc.
- Click on the "Live" button
- You should then see a list of all of our livestream videos. Simply click on the week that you would like to watch
HANOVER AREA COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (HACC)
HACC December/January Newsletter
Our upcoming PAL Date:
All donations to HACC can be placed in the plastic tote in the back of the sanctuary, or you can drop donations off at the HACC building Monday to Friday, 8 AM – 12:30 PM, Saturdays, 8 AM – 12:30 PM or by Appointment (Call 717-633-6353 to schedule a drop-off time.)
*When donating food items, please check expiration date on products you wish to donate. Thank you!
CURRENT HACC ITEMS NEEDED:
Single serve fruit cups
Cans of mixed vegetables
Plastic Cutlery Sets
Gently Used Clothes
Men's Sweatpants & Sweatshirts
Women's Sweatpants & Sweatshirts
Changing Lives Shelter
Disposable Gloves M/L
Adult and Child sized Diapers and Wipes are very much needed in the community.
Ruth’s Harvest: Volunteers are Needed, Contact Us at 717-633-6353
Meals on Wheels: Coloring Books, Word Search Books, Pencils
Heavenly Clothing Store: Gently Used Clothes, Household Items, Toiletries, Toys
The renovated Clothing Bank is now open with the following regulations and hours. Mondays: Closed. Tuesdays: 9:00am-noon. Wednesdays: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM. Thursdays: 9:00AM-Noon. Fridays: Closed. 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month: 9:00 AM–Noon. The Clothing Bank is in desperate need of the plastic bags you may have from your grocery store. They could also use the two-handled fabric tote bags. You may place these items in the plastic tote in the rear of the Overflow Room. Thank you.
***Make sure to tune into Better Living Radio (1280 AM or 95.3 FM) or www.ForeverYork.com at 10:00 am on the first Monday of every month when HACC will be sharing in the broadcast!
Find out more about Hanover Area Council of Churches by clicking on this link www.hanoverareacouncilofchurches.org
COMMUNITY AID: Items can be dropped off at the donation center on Baltimore Street. Please give them our church code # 20003 and they will give us $.06 per pound for clothing donations.
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