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August 8, 2017 Weekly Update of Church News and Events
August 13, 2017 9th Sunday after Pentecost 9:15 a.m. Worship No Adult Study this week
August 7 – 17: Book Sale Set-Up
August 9: UMW at Sweet Nanny’s, Wind Gap, 7:00 p.m.
August 10: Bazaar Committee, 6:30 p.m. Bible Study, 7:00 p.m.
August 18, 19, 21 Used Book Sale
August 22: Ad Council, 7:00 p.m.
August 27: Blessing of the Backpacks
August 31: Choir Practice Resumes
This Sunday at EBUMCC
We continue our summer series on the Epistle to the Romans with the message, “The Peaceable Kingdom of One.” We will be very blessed to welcome back Sue Hamblin to provide our special music. See you in church at 9:15 a.m.!
Books Galore! And More!!
Our Book Sale setup is underway!! We will be meeting evenings (other than August 9) to create our bonanza of books for bibliophiles! Donations will be accepted this week. Please bring them in the evening or leave them in the back stairwell if no one is around.
And, please pass along the dates to your friends. August 18, 4 – 8 p.m.; August 19, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., and a bag sale on August 21, 4 – 8 p.m.
We also need baked goods to sell. For more information, please see Lisa Schwartz or Stacy Pysher.
Blessing of the Backpacks
On Sunday, August 27, we will hold our annual “blessing of the backpacks,” during morning worship. Please join us as we support our children, teachers, and other educational staff, with our thoughts and prayers for the coming school year.
2017 – 18 Confirmation
We will be ordering materials in August for our 2017 – 2018 Confirmation class. Please refer to your July/August Newsletter for requirements and information, or direct any questions to Pastor Dave.
Laity Retreat 2017
Register now and come for the blessing... wonderful speakers...spirit-filled fellowship... renewal... relaxation... revival... of the annual Eastern PA Conference Laity Retreat, on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 9 to 1:30 PM, at Grove UMC, 490 West Boot Road, West Chester, PA. The registration fee is only $35, including meals and retreat materials. For inquiries contact Suzette James at firstname.lastname@example.org.