WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS: February 25, 2024
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.
EMAIL LISTING: Do you have an email account but are not receiving church related notifications by email? Please contact the church office to have your email address added to the directory. firstname.lastname@example.org
FACEBOOK PAGE: Log onto St David’s United Church of Christ Hanover and like the page to follow. United Church of Christ Hanover and like the page to follow.
BELL CHOIR: Rehearsals will be held every Monday at 6pm
CHANCEL CHOIR: Weekly rehearsals on Thursday evenings at 7pm
YOGA CLASSES: Mat Yoga is held Wednesday evenings at 7pm
BIBLE STUDY: Meets Tuesdays at 9:30 am and 7pm
PRAISE CHOIR: Praise choir practices Sunday mornings between services at 10am
YOUTH GROUP MEETINGS: The Youth Group is meeting weekly at 6:30pm at the South Hanover Bowling Lanes joining in this year's church bowling league. Students 12-18 are invited. Bring your family and friends. .
LET’S GO BOWLING! Sundays at 6:30 pm at the South Hanover Lanes.
NEW VENTURE LUNCH: Will meet on Tuesday, March 12 at 11:30 am. All are welcome to attend. Location is Plaza Azteca, Carlisle Street, Hanover.
LINE DANCING CLASSES: Held on Thursdays at 7:00 pm in the Grove Building. Just show up. No need to sign up. $7.00 per class. Will be held each Thursday until the end of April.
FELLOWSHIP SUNDAY: MARCH 3, 2024. Bring an item to share. Will be offered between services in the overflow room.
COMBINED LENTEN SERVICE: Sunday, March 17th, 3 pm at St. Bartholomew’s United Church.
ANNUAL PEANUT BUTTER BALL FUNDRAISER: Orders are now able to be taken for peanut butter balls. They are $6.00 per dozen. Milk and dark chocolate are available. Orders and money are due by Sunday, March 10th. Pick up at the church on Sunday, March 24th. Quantities are limited. Please see Wanda Bankert, Chasity Foerster or Missy Klinedinst.
JOIN THE REVOLUTION: The Jesus Revolution Bible study will begin on February 10th and will run until the middle of March (depending on weather). The bible study will be held on Tuesdays at 9 am and 7 pm and Saturdays at 9 am at the church. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board for all that are interested.
EASTER CANDY FOR THE LITTLES: We will be collecting candy for the plastic eggs through March 10th. On Saturday, March 16th folks are invited to help fill the plastic eggs with candy beginning at 11 am in the church. The egg hunt will be held outside the Grove (weather permitting) on Saturday, March 23rd.
CARE COMMITTEE PRESENTATION: The Care Committee is sponsoring a discussion of Autism and related disorders. Wednesday, April 17th, 2024 at church beginning at 6:30 pm.
ST DAVIDS UCC ANNUAL MEETING: April 14th, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Grove Building. Covered Dish. Look for sign-up sheet to be on the bulletin board shortly.
BEN BYNAKER SCHOLARSHIP: There are applications for this scholarship on the table inside the vestibule for seniors who are graduating this year. Applications are due by April 21st.
BINGO NIGHT: Friday, March 15th in the Grove at 7 pm
RYAN AND FRIENDS COMEDIAN AND VENTRILOQUEST: Event to be held on Saturday, April 6th at 7:00 pm at the church. Sponsored by the fellowship group.
BLOOD DRIVE: SUNDAY APRIL 28TH. Held in the Grove from 8 am to 2 pm. Sign up sheet is on the bulletin board.
DANIEL AT SIGHT AND SOUND THEATRE: There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board. Date is Friday, May 10th, 2024. Adult price $150. Child 4-12 price $90. Cost includes bus transportation, ticket to show and lunch at Hershey Farms Restaurant.
Departure from St. David’s parking lot at 10:45 am return approx. 7:15 pm. Contact Pam Hartman with questions 717-873-7585
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.
VIRTUOUS CRAFTERS: Since everyone had so much fun making 7X9 rectangles last Fall and Winter I will start taking donations of these once again. These are projects that are simple to pick up and work on while waiting at an appointment or while watching your favorite TV show in the evening. For those crafters interested in working on larger projects we will continue to accept donations of lap robes and shawls for area nursing homes. See Patti Sager if you have any questions or would like to join and receive patterns. There is extra yarn in the overflow room near the kitchenette that is available to everyone.
SEWING LOVE MINISTRIES (FORMERLY BED PAD SEWING GROUP): NEEDS YOUR HELP! We are in need of a person(s) who are able and willing to tear sheets for this ministry. The group will supply the sheets and they need to be cut/torn into 27” x 27” pieces. This task can be done at home or you may join the meeting each month at the church. The group will meet the second Saturday of each month from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. These meetings will be held the second Saturday of each month until June.
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: March Photo Focus is pictures of Easter celebrations from years past.
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. See Nancy Monath to buy your grocery cards. Thank you for your support!
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
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 garage next to the barn.
ACCEPTABLE SCRAP DONATIONS
Small Appliances, etc.
Anything with a cord
HANOVER AREA COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (HACC)
Our upcoming PAL Date: March 23rd
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:
Cans of mixed vegetables
Single serve fruit cups
Coffee and Creamer
Plastic Cutlery Sets
Butter, eggs, milk
Heavenly Clothing Bank
Gently Used Clothes
Men's Sweatpants & Sweatshirts
Mens hats and gloves
Mens pants size 32/34
Women's Sweatpants & Sweatshirts
Women's hats and gloves
Men/women underwear and socks
Changing Lives Shelter
Disposable Gloves M/L
Men's boxer underwear
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 Bank is open the following 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 $.13 per pound for clothing donations.
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