THE CHRISTIAN SERVICE BOX collection for June is the ELCA Malaria Campaign. Did you know? 89 percent of the malaria deaths worldwide occur in Africa, especially among young children and pregnant women. Pastor Imani Chibona lost his young daughter to malaria last November. Your gift to the Christian Service Box this month will help support the ELCA Malaria Campaign.
MINISTRY TEAMS will meet on Thursday, June 23rd at 7 p.m. in the lounge. Reminder—ministry teams will be meeting every other month.
LUTHER ACRES VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION will take place on Thursday, June 23rd from 4-6 p.m. Dress is casual. Pizza & salad bar, appreciation gifts, entertainment (Sandy Heisey) RSVP by June 21 to Jenn Bicher, 626-1171 x 691.
KATHRYN ZUG recently retired as the teacher of St. Paul's 4 year old Sunday School class, a position she's held for 50 years. Her dedication and service are deserving of recognition. Take a moment to view the Archives showcase. It features a special tribute to Kathryn and includes church school papers, old toys and even the children's songbook she used each Sunday. Thank you, Kathryn!
REGISTER FOR BIBLE SCHOOL today! Please look for the sign up display in the narthex.
BLANKET MAKING sessions will be held on these Saturday mornings this summer: June 11, July 9 & August 13 from 9 a.m. - noon. These are in addition to the last Wednesday each month.
LCO SINGLES will meet on Friday, June 17th at 6 p.m. on the deck of the Hideaway in Mt. Gretna, if weather doesn’t permit, find us inside. Bowling will follow at Manheim Lanes. Other summer activities include meeting at Long’s Park for the Sunday night concerts, a day at Gretna Springs and other ideas folks bring along. Contact Kathy Ross for questions & ideas 468-7582.
WELCA PROJECTS: The Annual Convention of the Lower Susquehanna Synodical Women’s Organization will take place June 24 & 25th. If you would like info on attending, contact Nancy Weiss at 626-0994. We will be taking quilts and lap robes, if you have been making them, we can deliver them at that time. We will also be taking donations of food pantry items, and Giant, and Weis Markets gift cards to be used for the seminarians and their families at Gettysburg Seminary. Drop off items at the church by June 19th. There is more info in our June Epistle—you can access the Epistle online at: www.stpaullititz.net
BOOK CLUB: The next meeting is Thursday, August 4, at 7 p.m. in the church lounge. The book is, “Three Cups of Tea”. The leader for the discussion is Gayle Stauffer. All women of St. Paul are invited.
TELECARE is a new ministry here at St. Paul. Its purpose is to keep a connected sense of community within our congregation through the telephone. The TeleCare Team, led by Marsha Campbell and Dawne Mellinger and guided by Pastor Gable, is looking for some more members. Do you have the time and interest to serve? Learn more at the first informational meeting to be held in the lounge tomorrow, Monday, June 13, at 1:00pm. Give us an hour of your time and we¹ll train you to build up our members by serving up a generous measure of “tele-caring!”
LINE OF CREDIT: During the past 16 months we have borrowed over $100,000 on our Line of Credit and to pay it off in this short period of time is remarkable. Hooray, we are debt free!
ST. PAUL CHRISTIAN CHILD CARE CENTER invites you to a Tea Party on Thursday, June 30 at 10 a.m. Please join us for tea, food and entertainment provided by the children. Please RSVP to Karen Schaeffer @ 627-0900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org