Sunday School will resume on Sunday, September 10. during the 10:15 am worship service, following Pastor Corrine’s children’s message, we will proceed downstairs with the children for Sunday School. Children ages 3 to 12 are welcome to attend.
Adult Bible Study will begin on Sunday, September 10 at 9 am in Classroom 2 from 9 to 10 am on select Sunday mornings. We will be journeying through the book of Acts as we spend time with God and in community with one another. If you have any questions, please contact Brandi Whitelaw at 610-698-1882 or email [email protected].
If you would like to reserve space for a meeting or event, please contact the church office when you know your date. There are groups that use our church weekly for meetings and events. The calendar kept electronically in the church office is the official church calendar .All meetings and events must be added to it to avoid conflicts and also to let the church staff know who is in the building.
It’s almost Oley Fair time again and the Hoagie Stand will be running as usual. Volunteers are needed for Thursday through Saturday, September 21-23, from 7am to 10pm at 3 hour shift intervals. If you would like to volunteer, see the sign-up sheet in the Narthex or contact Carol Miller by phone or text 484-529-1671, or email [email protected]. Parking passes are available in the church office for Fair volunteers.
On Sunday, September 10 everyone is invited to a church “picnic” in Weidner Hall immediately following the 10:15 am worship service. Please note we will be returning to our regular worship time that day. Hot dogs, hamburgers, rolls, beverages, condiments and paper products will be provided. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.
By now we are all aware of the devastation on Maui from the recent wildfire. The fire has become the worst natural disaster for the islands since becoming a state. You can help by donating to UCC Disaster Ministries through the PSEC. Simply indicate “Hawaii Wildfire Relief” on your offering envelope in the “Other” section. All donations are safe from charity scams by using this method.
Bethany Children’s Home Anniversary Day, Saturday, August 19, 11 am to 9 pm, $5 per car. Featuring raffles, live music, carnival games, food, rides, tribute lighting. Concert Schedule: 12 –2 pm Jeff Krick, Jr. Elvis Tribute; 3-5 pm The Celtic Martins; 6:30-8:30 pm Grease Band. Lawn seating only. Bring your favorite blanket or chair.
The church office will be closed this week, July 31 to August 3, while Denise is on vacation. Pastor Corrine will hold office hours, but please call before coming in. Normal office hours will resume on Monday, August 7 at 9 am.
The Oley Peach & Ice Cream Festival will be held on Saturday, August 12 at the Oley Fire Company Fairgrounds. Volunteers to peel peaches are needed. Bring your favorite knife and come to the Oley Fair Center on Wednesday and Thursday, August 9 and 10 any time between 9 am and 8 pm to help out. Contact Linda Schlegel at 610-987-3337 with any questions.
The focus item for the August Oley Valley Food Pantry collection will be 14 to 15 ounce canned vegetables (corn, green beans, and peas). The next Drive-Thru Drop-Off collection will be held on Saturday, August 12 from 9 to 11 am in the church parking lot. Donations may also be dropped off at any time and placed in the appropriately marked box located in the Narthex under the staircase.