West York Church of the Brethren Loving, Building, and Nurturing the Community of Christ
Morning Worship May 19, 2019
Selections on CD
PRELUDE *OPENING HYMN
We’re Marching to Zion
WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
#416 Heather Fluke
SHARING OUR JOYS AND CONCERNS
PRAYERS OF THE PEOPLE
PRAYER RESPONSE The Steadfast Love of the Lord #576 CHILDREN’S BLESSING HILLTOP SINGERS
Holy, Holy, Holy
Schubert Pastor Bob Susan Parente
WORSHIP IN GIVING
Be Still, My Soul WORDS OF LIFE
WORDS TO LIVE BY
Finding the Way in Uncharted Territory *CLOSING HYMN Precious Lord, Take My Hand *BENEDICTION
*POSTLUDE *Please stand as you feel comfortable.
For your children Nursery Services are available for children up to age 3 by the canopy entrance. Special children’s bulletins are available in the gathering area.
This Weekâ€™s Calendar
Monday Care and Share Womenâ€™s Group - 7 pm Wednesday Youth Meeting - 6:30 pm AA Meeting - 8 pm Thursday Preschool Last Day
Welcome to all who are visiting with us today. Please sign the sheet on the table in the narthex. Thank you.
June Newsletter is in the mailboxes today.
Thank you, Tyler and Kayla, for your guidance and leadership to our youth the past 2 years. May God bless you both in the next chapter of your lives.
West York Church of the Brethren Pastor: Robert Krouse 5101 Darlington Road, York, PA 17408 firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (717)792-9260; Prayer Line: (717)792-9260 Pastor: 717-818-0653 E-mail: email@example.com Web Site: www.westyorkcob.org Find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/westyorkcob Sunday School 9 am Wi-Fi Guest Password is guest12345 Worship 10:15 am
Opportunities to Serve GROCERY CART MINISTRY Each month we are collecting certain items for our Food Pantry. For the month of May we are collecting PASTA SIDES AND CANS OF BROTH. You can place your donation in the shopping cart that is in the hallway. THE ITEMS WE ARE REQUESTING ARE THE ONLY ITEMS WE NEED THIS MONTH. Thanks for your help!!
THE FOOD PANTRY IS LOOKING FOR THE BIG CLOTH GROCERY BAGS WITH THE WIDE BOTTOM. IF YOU HAVE ANY YOU NO LONGER NEED, THE PANTRY WOULD APPRECIATE HAVING THEM. THANK YOU!
ATTENTION GRADUATES We are looking for any high school or college graduates, as we wish to honor them in June. Please give the names to Linda Zumbrum if you know of anyone graduating.
Today’s Important Reminders May 27 - Memorial Day - Office Closed May 30 - Ascension Day June 9 - Pentecost June 19 - Day of Prayer for Children & Youth
The Newsletter can be viewed on our church website. Check it out! Let Barb know if you no longer need a printed copy of the newsletter or if you want it emailed to you.
May Special Offering Our special offering for May is “Stewards” (Property and Grounds) This offering is deposited to the Equipment Replacement Fund. Brown envelopes are available on the table in The Gathering Area.
STATISTICAL INFORMATION for May 12, 2019 Attendance: Giving Sunday School: 21 General Fund: $2,672.00 Worship: 67 Received to Date: $58,862.79 Amount needed weekly without Special Funds: $5,831.79 53.12% of budget without Special Funds 4
CARE AND SHARE NEW BIBLE STUDY Care and Share will be starting a new Bible Study in the near future titled “Women Who Achieved for God”. If you are interested in this new study, please contact Judith Wallace.
SUMMER SPLASH Saturday, August 10, 2019 We are looking for volunteers to help organize this event. If you are willing to assist, please contact Mike Parente.
Miraculous Mission VBS August 11- 15, 2019 Dawn Keefer is the VBS coordinator. WE ARE IN NEED OF A NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS THAT RANGE ANYWHERE FROM REGISTRATION TO SITE LEADERS. Please contact Dawn Keefer at firstname.lastname@example.org to express your willingness to assist. 5
Youth Ministry Youth in Grades 6th through 12th Meeting weekly on Wednesday evenings 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm Bible study, games and more
WOMENâ€™S CAMP DONATIONS West York Church is in charge of breakfast items for Womenâ€™s Camp on Tuesday, June 11th. If anyone like to donate something, please bring to church on June 9th. If you have any questions, please see Linda Fulmele, Brenda Myers or Cindy Heist. Here are a few ideas: Fruit, pastries, donuts, breads (i.e. Banana bread), bagels/cream cheese/jam, yogurts, cheeses (that are cubed or string cheese), juices.
Check out the Informational Bulletin Boards to the right of the church entrance for information on church, district and area events, and various sign-up sheets. 6
Sunday School classes are offered each Sunday for all ages beginning at 9:00 am. The teachers prepare a lesson
each week, but they need you and your children to attend. No one is too old or
too young to participate in our faith learning each week.
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES Adult Sunday School class - This class is using the weekly Bible Study found in the back of the Upper Room Devotional. (Tom Whitcraft) “Seeking Amazing Grace” Adult class - “Book of Mark” (Larry Marshall)
BIBLE STUDIES Care and Share Women’s Group - Meets Mondays at 7 pm “Divine Service: A Women’s Bible Study” (Judith Wallace)
You are invited to join one or more of these groups for Bible Study!!
CHURCH DOORS LAST PERSON TO LEAVE THE CHURCH: Please
make sure ALL INTERIOR DOORS ARE LEFT OPEN. This includes the narthex, sanctuary and hallway doors.
Friends of Cross Keys Village The Brethren Home Community Silver, Wood and Ivory
Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 7:00 pm The Nicarry Meetinghouse at The Brethren Home Presented free of charge
The Child Education Center We are accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year. Classes are held Tuesday & Thursday. Applications are available through the church office. Thank you to the church family for your help with setting up, tearing down, with refreshments, sound system and power point for our musical on May 3rd. Also, thank you for your donations to our Silent Auction. With your help we were able to raise over $1,400 at our auction.
ORIENTAL TRADING & CHRISTIANBOOK.COM ORDERS
If you want to place an order from Oriental Trading or from Christianbook.com for church-related activities, please call Barb in the church office. We have set up one account at each for the church that is tax exempt. If you order on your own, you will be liable to pay the PA Sales tax for those purchases. Questions? Contact Barb.
2019 Sponsor Forms for the bulletin, newsletter and flowers are available on the Informational Bulletin Board at the hallway coat rack. 8
Giant gift cards for CAS will be sold in the narthex Sunday, June 2 between 9:45 and 10:15. If you are unable to be at church that day, please call NANCY ANTHONY. ******************
8th Annual Franklin County Golf Tournament Thursday, June 27, 2019 Chambersburg Country Club 3646 Scotland Road - Chambersburg, PA Registration Deadline: June 16, 2019 For registration and sponsorship information, go to www.cassd.org ******************
All three centers need paper goods - paper towels, Kleenex, wipes, toilet paper, paper plates, copying paper and construction paper. When these items are donated, the money that is saved goes to providing services for the children. There is a CAS box in the narthex where you may place your donations, or you can drop them off at the Lehman Center in York or the Nicarry Center in New Oxford. Thank you for your continued support for CAS.
Southern PA District Church of the Brethren
71st Annual Women’s Camp Retreat June 10th & 11th, 2019 at Camp Eder “Lord,
Speak to Me”
Guest Speaker is Amy Gall Richie
Brochures and registration forms are hanging on the hallway bulletin board. The church will once again pay one half of the registration cost. Please return your registration form, along with your check for ONE HALF the registration cost, plus the $5 fee for crafts, to Darlis Parker no later than TODAY. For day people only make your CHECK PAYABLE TO WEST YORK COB. If you are staying overnight, send your full amount and the church will reimburse you. Make your check payable to Southern PA District COB (for ladies staying overnight only). See Darlis Parker if you have any questions.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 5/31/19. 9
MEMORIAL DAY FAMILY CAMP May 24 - 26 Bring the whole family to Camp Eder for a long weekend of quality time, adventure and fun! Enjoy some of the popular activities from summer camp while bonding with family and friends. Trap shoot, canoe, fish, take a hike, or you can swim...YES!!!!...the pool will be open, so bring your suit! Register at www.campeder.org
*********** PROJECT CULTIVATE - Friends of Camp Eder Work Day Saturday, May 25 8 am Bring your own chainsaws, rakes, shovels, gardening gloves, or landscaping tools (if not, they have equipment for you to use). Cut wood, plant flowers, clean up leaves, tidy buildings, and get ready for summer camp. Coffee and donuts will be served at sign-in and a delicious lunch will close the day at 12 noon.
*********** 2019 SUMMER CAMP Applications are being accepted for summer employment at Camp Eder. The 2019 camp season is June 16th to 27th and July 7th to August 2nd. Job openings are for Male & Female Counselors, Lifeguard, Resource Staff, Kitchen Staff. In addition to these paid positions there are positions for Adult Volunteers and Counselors in Training. For more information go to www.campeder.org/summer-employment. ****** REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER CAMP
Brochures with information on all the camps are available at the hallway bulletin board or visit their website at www.campeder.org.
Join us for the morning social in the â€œGatheringâ€? area each Sunday morning from 9:45 to 10:10 for some coffee, snacks and fellowship. Worship service begins at 10:15 a.m. 10
Prayer Requests Praise: The children and youth of our church All the wonderful mothers at West York Church Melody (Jessica McIntyre): premature baby now home, doing well New Concerns: Nancy Martin (Nancy Anthony): stage 4 pancreatic cancer Personal & work families of Deb Dubbs (Merl Keefer): upon her death Karen Poistâ€™s sister-in-law: part of colon removed; colon cancer Brad Uffelman (Ken Miller): hospitalized with alzheimerâ€™s, colitis Jay Keefer (Lindsey Kemfort): another spot on his toe Missy Workman (Landon Eshbach): bacteria infection Kashinka Family (Jake Hershey): waiting for mother to clear customs to be rest of her family Nancy Wineholt (Lorraine Senft): now home, blood disease and possible cyst on her liver Sandy Bloomer (Carol Krouse): kidney transplant that went well Merle Senft: still having trouble with his eyes The Search Committee: as they go forward in search of a pastor The Leadership Team: as they seek a path forward for the church Ongoing prayer concerns: Don Ausherman: prostate cancer, Melinda Avey: multiple sclerosis, Sharon Berger: recovery from back surgery, Faye Breeden: health issues, Amy Diggs: cancer, Helen Eller: health concerns, Willie Emory: health issues, Barb Fallert: breast cancer, Marsha Kunkle: cancer, Cindy Lepley: cancer, Merl Messinger: health issues, Dave Miller: health issues, Scott Miller: health concerns, Nancy Patterson: health concerns, Ruby Perry: recovery from concussion, Chad Whitcraft: health issues, Bob Wildasin: health concerns and Lorraine Yohe: health issues. Ted & Julie Smoker & family: doing mission work in Guatemala Kume Mutah & the other Chibok school girls & their families: still missing in Nigeria The Church of the Brethren in Nigeria Persecuted Christians around the world All public servants who put their lives at risk every day Numerous individuals who are grieving the loss of loved ones
If you have a prayer request you would like to share with the church, please fill out a prayer card (found in the narthex) and give it to Pastor Bob or the Worship Leader.
The Wellspan Spiritual Care and Education Department wants to let our church know when a member is in the hospital. PLEASE identify our church at registration and admittance into the hospital. According to HIPAA regulations, if you provide this information to the hospital, our church may be notified of the admission.
SERVING TODAY: Pastor: Robert Krouse Worship Leader: Heather Fluke Pianist: Susan Parente Acolyte: Natalie Fluke Greeter: Pat Eutzy Power Point: Landon Eshbach Sound Board: Ed Jacobs Head Usher: Dave Miller Children’s Worship: Dawn Keefer Nursery: Linda & Bill Zumbrum Hospitality Table: Pennie Jacobs
SERVING NEXT WEEK: Pastor: Robert Krouse Worship Leader: Jake Hershey Pianist: Samantha Miller Acolyte: Xavier Torres Greeter: Linda Fulmele Power Point: Levi Keefer Sound Board: Merl Keefer Head Usher: Dave Miller Children’s Worship: Wanda Keefer Nursery: Nicole & Steve Grove Hospitality Table: Linda Fulmele
GREETERS: IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU BE READY TO SERVE BY 9:30 A.M. ON THE SUNDAY YOU ARE SCHEDULED TO GREET.
West York Church 10:15 am Worship Service