THE WOMEN OF THE ELCA Book Club will meet on Tuesday, June 5th at 7 p.m. in the church lounge. The book to be discussed is THE CONFESSION by John Grisham which is available in paperback and audio. The group will review the ELCA Social Statement on the death penalty which was accepted in 1991. No signup is needed.
THE WOMEN OF THE ELCA Annual Convention will be held June 23, 2012, at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 215 St John Rd., Elizabethville, PA. Registration is $20 and the registration form, available on the WELCA bulletin board, must be sent by June 11th. For more information and for carpooling details call Phyllis Frankhouser at 626-4200.
GETTYSBURG SEMINARY FOOD BANK donations are being collected from now until June 18th. The seminarians and their families (many are married with families) really appreciate gift cards from Giant and Weis Markets. Other nonperishable food items and paper products such as cereal (hot and cold), canned vegetables, macaroni, granola bars, sugar, flour, peanut butter, spaghetti sauce, baking mixes, paper products, soap, shampoo/conditioner, and toothpaste can be given. These items can be put in the plastic container in the narthex marked G.S.F.B. items.
TAKE A LOOK at the St. Paul gardens, now featuring roses, iris, peonies, impatiens, coleus, petunias, and sea daffodils, all carefully tended by the St. Paul Garden Group. And if you like to snip, hoe, pull, water OR smell, touch, appreciate -- join the group Tuesday evenings 6:30-7:30pm OR Saturday mornings 11:00-12:00pm. Bring your own tools.
LUTHER ACRES CIRCLE will meet on Wednesday, June 6th at 1:15 p.m. in Katie’s Grill for an Ice Cream Social. Please bring a non perishable food item to be given to the food bank at Gettysburg Seminary. There will be no meetings in July or August.
WHITE WATER RAFTING TRIP: LCO singles and Crossfires team up to bring you this trip on a dam release weekend, Sat., June 23 at 11 a.m. Spend 4 hours on the river, enjoy your lunch on the beach and fun for all. Lehigh River Gorge in scenic Jim Thorpe, PA! This part of the Pocono Mountains is home to great whitewater rafting rapids are rated from 2-4. Carpooling is available from Lititz and Harrisburg. For more information on your upcoming adventure, check out our web site at www.jtraft.com. Cost $68. Contact person: Kathy Ross--717-468-7582
THERE IS A VBS SNACK DONATION list in the narthex. Please sign up if you would like to help us out. Thank you!