Vol. 9-No. 27 Friday, July 3, 2015
Karen Bowman, Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Vision Statement: “To become a community of committed Christians who Love God, Share Christ, and Serve the World”
Our Mission Statement: “People dedicated to Spiritual Growth, Loving Relationship, and Sacrificial Service”
SUNDAY, July 5, 2015 Special Music- Kathy Bowman
9:00 am – Sunday School
10:30 am – Worship Service
Sanctuary: “He Could do no Miracles There”
Scripture: Mark 6: 1 – 13
Thoughts on the Word: For this Sunday we have the stories of two young men, both of them 30 something’s, both of them loved by their followers. David and Jesus. David is very sure of himself, a charismatic leader, quick to us power and sometimes in ways that make us uncomfortable with him. In the 2nd Samuel passage, Jerusalem is called “the city of David”(5:9), in Psalm 48:1 it is “the city belonging to our God.” How different from David is the other young man, Jesus. His power is easily dismissed and disregarded, he sends out, not armies to fight battles, but disciples two by two with nothing but a staff and the clothes on their backs to share the good news of God’s love & peace. This young man and his disciples changed the world in amazing ways and are still changing it today!
WORSHIP ATTENDANCE – June 28, 2015, 10:30 a.m. – 100
Pastor Don will be out of the office…….
Annual Conference – July 10 to July 15, Pastor Don will return to the office July 16, 2015. In case of an emergency, you may contact Melinda Carlson OR Frank Leaman.
JULY 3, 2015 – The Women’s Fellowship Choir of EYN (Ekklesiyar Yan-uwa, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria) will perform on Friday, July 3, at 7:00 pm in the Nicarry Meetinghouse on the campus of CKV-TBHC. This free, public concert is in appreciation of the support Nigerians have received from American Brethren during the recent persecution, violence and hardship related to the Boko Haram jihadist group, which is estimated to have killed 10,000 civilians in Nigeria last year. The choir is part of a larger group touring the U.S. in June and July, concluding at the Church of the Brethren Annual Conference in Florida. Come and hear the inspirational sounds of these women at their only appearance in South Central Pennsylvania.
JULY 9, 2015 – OWLS NEWS ~ Join the OWLS (Older, Wiser Loving SENIORS) on Thursday July 9th at NOON in the Homebuilders Classroom 154 for lunch and a trip to Africa with Melinda! She will be sharing her pictures from her recent trip. Bring your bag lunch (no passport required). DRINKS AND DESSERT will be provided. PLEASE SIGN UP BY JULY 5 so we know how many to prepare for. Upcoming events: August 13 – Indoor picnic – September 10 – Bingo
JULY 10, 2015 – SOUP KITCHEN – PLEASE BRING CASSEROLES TO CHURCH BY 8:30 AM ON FRIDAY.
Sign up in the narthex to make a casserole or to work at the Soup Kitchen on Friday, July 10, 2015, (10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) PLEASE add your name and number of casseroles, to the SIGN UP sheet, so we can let the Soup Kitchen know how many casseroles to expect.
CONGRATULATIONS to Bob & Viv Fitzkee who celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary on July 8, 2015
THANK YOU to my church family and friends for all the lovely birthday cards in recognition of my 90th birthday. It was much enjoyed and appreciated! ~ Dottie Lehman
REMINDER: Please return the Baby Bottles for Baby Bottle Boomerang as soon as possible.
LADIES BIBLE STUDY – will begin a new session every Tuesday morning starting Sept., 15 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM in the church lounge. We are currently studying Max Lucado’s “Traveling Light” and we are always looking for new ladies to join us. So if you want to dig deeper into your own faith and strengthen your walk with Christ plus meet new sisters – this is the place to be on Tuesday mornings. Pat Trimmer and Dolly Furst are the leaders of this group. If you wish to participate, please let one of them know to order you a book. Cost is $12. Pat or Dolly
LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS: Spiri Trust Lutheran Home Care & Hospice provides grief services to our bereaved families for at least 13 months after their loved one dies. Their “Bereavement Bread” program is designed to extend condolences to our families and to introduce the bereavement support services. Shortly after the death, a staff member or volunteer delivers a freshly baked loaf of sweet bread to the family to let them know they are not alone. The bread is baked by volunteers who have eagerly grasped this opportunity to serve those grieving the loss of a loved one. We are looking for volunteers who are willing to bake bread to support this wonderful program. Bread can be baked by individuals or groups and one time donations are greatly appreciated! If you are interested in helping to support this effort or for more information, please call us at: 717-757-0774.
JULY 14, 2015 – SWEET FROG FUNDRAISER to benefit The Friends of CKV-TBHC will be occurring on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, from 12:00 – 9:00 pm at 151 Wilson Avenue, Suite D, Hanover, PA 17331, and at 2071 Springwood Road, York, PA 17403. The Friends will receive 15% of the sales during that time period. Don’t forget to say “The Friends of CKV” at the register!
JULY 19 – 23, 2015 ~ Vacation Bible School, July 19-23, is quickly approaching . We’re so excited to share Everest VBS with our church members and community. The children will learn how to “Conquer Challenges with God’s Mighty Power” – God has the power to provide, to comfort, to heal, to forgive and to love us forever. Registration forms are available on-line or in the narthex to give to family and friends. We would like to thank all who attended the training on Sunday. Let’s continue to Gear Up for Everest!
JULY 25, 2015 – The Lamplighter’s Sunday School class invites you to join them for a York Revolution ballgame on Saturday evening, July 25, 2015 at 6:30 PM. It is Christmas in July/Bike Night with post game fireworks. The Revs play the Camden Riversharks.
Tickets are reduced rate for group seating. See John Anderson for more details and to reserve your tickets. Invite your friends and join the Lamplighters for fun and fellowship at the ballgame.
AUGUST 3 – 7, 2015 – Basketball Camp- This will be held here at York First Church of the Brethren. Sign up now! Register online, mail or bring information to: Emmanuel Christian Fellowship, 2309 East Philadelphia St, York, PA 17402 OR register online at http://registration.upward.org/UPW58041, Camp for 1st through 5th grade will be held Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. each evening. Flyers are available at York First COB office. For more information contact Betsy Rubadue, email@example.com, 717-840-0840
If your birthday is in JULY and it is not on the above list or is listed incorrectly, please call the church office.
1 Kathy Kovacs
2 Doug Martin
6 Don Hubbell
7 Dave Bradfield II
11 Jay Crist
13 Robert Sharp II
14 Lorene Trimmer
15 Bill Bernhardt
17 Deb Klinedinst
18 Betty Lynn Bernhardt
21 Irene Rauhauser
22 Sheryl Leaman
25 Erin Ferro
26 Beth Brickner
30 Sally Bingaman
31 Jill Wueschinski
Contacting the Pastor: Pastor Don can be reached most mornings in the church office Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to noon. The pastor reserves afternoons and evenings for visitation, meetings, and other pastoral-related activities. If you need to reach a Pastor Don outside of office hours, please call him at home at 792-4090, or cell phone 818-6266, and leave a message on his home answering machine. He will return your call at his earliest opportunity.If you would specifically like a pastoral visit, please contact the pastor. HIPA laws prevent the hospital from contacting the pastor when you are admitted. You MUST specifically note to hospital staff that you would like the hospital to contact your pastor.