Parish Newsflash

July 3, 2019

Wishing You a Happy and Safe  4th of July!

~Formal Newsletter will be next week~

Announcements

7/15- Book Club meets at Gail’s, 6:30 pm, see details below

7/16- All Councils meet, St. James’ starts at 6:00, PC 6:30, SP 7:30

7/20- Saturday, St. James’ WELCA meets at 10:00 am, F. Hall

8/01– Thursday, MTO meets, 6:00 pm at the Parish House

8/04- Sunday, Youth Sunday at both St. James’ & St. Peter’s

8/11– Sunday, Joint Parish Outdoor Worship, 10:00am, St. James’

 

The office will be closed on July 4th

 

In Service at St. James’    July 7th

Lector:                      Len Wiens

Ushers:                     Jennifer May & Connie Rutledge

Communion:            Jennifer May & Connie Rutledge

Acolyte:                    Connie Rutledge

 

In Service at St. Peter’s    July 7th

 Lector:                      Carolyn Thomas

Communion:            Susan Mayers

Ushers:                     Betty & Guy Rini

Acolyte:                    Jacob Hickey

Crucifer:                   Elizabeth Valentine

 Book Club
The Book Club meets at Gail’s house on Monday July 15 at 6:30 p.m.  Pot luck and bring ideas for the next read.  Current book is:  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles.

Save the Dates!

Community Vacation Bible School July 8-12

We need help. Volunteer sign-up sheets are at the back of both churches.

Joint Parish Outdoor Worship & Picnic August 11th

The Worship service starts at 10:00 am at St. James’

Safe Guarding God’s Childrenh and 25th

  

The Reconciling in Christ team

The Reconciling in Christ team at St Peter’s will be hosting a movie night to view and discuss “Love Simon” on Friday July 12 at 6:30 in the Social Room.

 

Save the date for an RIC sponsored Bible study on some of the texts relevant to our discernment on Wednesday July 31 and August 7th at 6:30 in the St Peter’s Social Room.

All are welcome to both events.

Do your shopping for BOOKBAGS FOR KIDS PROGRAM

In this year’s Book Bag program Shepherdstown Lutheran Parish will be partnering with T.A. Lowery Elementary School in Shenandoah Junction to provide 40 bookbags and school supplies (listed below) for those students who need them most. We will be collecting from now until Sunday, August 4th.

Questions? Contact June Rabatin, Kathryn Henry, Larry Vogler or any Ministry-to-Others committee member.  Please bring these supplies to church any time until Sunday, AUGUST 4TH.

Age-appropriate backpacks (for K-6)

Please remove all labels and tags. Do not purchase bags with water bottles, and do not put anything in the bags.

Notebook paper, wide ruled Pencils (regular and mechanical)        Colored pencils

Crayons (No size specified; probably 16 or larger is best.)

Single subject spiral notebooks

Pocket folders              3×5 cards                    Tissues

 

A HINT FOR BOOKBAG BUYERS

A St. Peter’s member shared this useful info:  “Office Depot in Martinsburg has lots of the stuff at low prices..24 pack Crayola crayons for $1 (limit 6 pkg). Lots of discounts!  This could be an opportunity to make your dollar go further with name brand stuff!”

 

 

Parish Newsflash    June 27, 2019

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Next Thursday, July 4th, the office will be closed.

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Announcements

7/15- Book Club meets at Gail’s, 6:30 pm, see details below

7/16- All Councils meet, St. James’ starts at 6:00, PC 6:30, SP 7:30

7/20- Saturday, St. James’ WELCA meets at 10:00 am, F. Hall

8/01– Thursday, MTO meets, 6:00 pm at the Parish House

8/04- Sunday, Youth Sunday at both St. James’ & St. Peter’s

8/11– Sunday, Joint Parish Outdoor Worship, 10:00am, St. James’

 

St. James’ Sunday School Classes

There will be a summer break from classes after today.

 

Book Club
The Book Club meets at Gail’s house on Monday July 15 at 6:30 p.m.  Pot luck and bring ideas for the next read.  Current book is:  Rules of Civility by Amor Towles.

 

Save the Dates!

Community Vacation Bible School July 8-12

We need help. Volunteer sign-up sheets are at the back of both churches.

Joint Parish Outdoor Worship & Picnic August 11th

The Worship service starts at 10:00 am at St. James’

 

Safe Guarding God’s Children

August 18th and 25th

 Do your shopping for BOOKBAGS FOR KIDS PROGRAM

It’s not too early to begin planning for the new school year. As in previous years, there are children in our communities who need our help!

Shepherdstown Lutheran Parish will be partnering with T.A. Lowry Elementary School in Shenandoah Junction to provide 40 bookbags and school supplies (listed below) for those students who need them most. We will be collecting from now until Sunday, August 5th. Questions? Contact June Rabatin, Kathryn Henry, Larry Vogler or any Ministry-to-Others committee member.  Please bring these supplies to church any time until AUGUST 5TH.

Age-appropriate backpacks (for K-6)

Please remove all labels and tags. Do not purchase bags with water bottles, and do not put anything in the bags.

Notebook paper, wide ruled

Pencils (regular and mechanical)

Colored pencils

Crayons (No size specified; probably 16 or larger is best.)

Single subject spiral notebooks

Pocket folders

3×5 cards

Tissues

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Service at St. James’ – June 30th

 

Lector:                           Kelly Sholl

Ushers:                          Kathy & Mike Sholl

Communion:                Kathy & Mike Sholl

Acolyte:                         Connie Rutledge

 

 

In Service at St. Peter’s – June 30th

 

Lector:                           Kathryn Henry

Communion:                Greg Weigel

Ushers:                          Betty & Guy Rini           

Acolyte:                         Dottie Bloodworth

Crucifer:                        Mathew Vickers

 

 

 

Happy 4th of July