Events and Information

 

EVENTS:

Upcoming Events


  CONGREGATIONAL MEETING - December 10  

 On December 10 there will be a Congregational Meeting to approve the 2018 budget.

A copy of the budget is included in your December Newsletter.


 Christmas Eve Candlelight Services 

Sunday, December 24

10:15 am  Sunday Worship

7:00 pm  Candlelight Family Worship Service

11:00 pm  Candlelight Worship Service


  Quilt for Sale  

 A hand stitched Quilt 81x108, King mauve and cream is for sale for $400.00.  A picture is on the bulletin board.  Please see Barb Fehnel, Gail Williams, Marge Schaffer, Mary Hardcastle, Mary Musselman or Pastor Linda if you are interested.  Or call the church office at 215-538-0875.

 

 Poinsettias 

Beautify St. John's for Christmas

Order a 6" potted Poinsettia for only $7.00.  Colors available are Red, Pink, or White.

You can order using the slip in the bulletin, or call Carole Freed at 215-536-9188.

Deadline for ordering is Sunday December 10, 2017.


  Dish to Pass Dinner  

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for Caroling and a Dish to Pass Dinner here at St. John’s

on December 16th at 5:00PM.  We will sing Christmas carols at Meadow Glenn (Phoebe) at 6:00PM.

All are invited.  Bring family and friends.

 

 Need a Christmas Gift? 

How about some Rada Cutlery.  Pickup catalogs in the Narthex.  Orders due December 10th for Christmas.  Payment needs to accompany order.  Questions call Eleanor at 215-536-8250.

 

 Christmas Cookie Swap 

Just for fun:  Christmas Cookie Swap will be held at the church on Monday December 18th at 7:00PM.

Here's how it works.  Bring 6 Dozen of One Kind of Cookie, packaged by 1/2 dozens.  Bring some copies

of the recipe.  There will be opportunity to sample some cookies and take home an assortment of cookies!

 


    Mother's Day Collection for Phoebe  

It has been the tradition at St. John’s to collect funds for a special project at Phoebe Richland.  This year, we would like the funds to go toward a Clinical Pastoral Education Endowment at Phoebe.  This will help strengthen the Chaplaincy work at Phoebe and Meadow Glen.  This is an important endeavor to ensure generous Spiritual support for the residents of Phoebe.  Please mark your donations accordingly and we will be sure to support the Spiritual Care of our friends at Phoebe.

 

 Michener Art Museum 

 

 

An exhibit of George Sotter's paintings is opening at the Michener Museum in Doylestown on Friday and will run until December 31.  He is the artist who did our stained glass windows.  More information is located on the lower bulletin board in the Narthex.

 


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INFORMATION: 


Inclement Weather

In the event it becomes necessary to cancel Services at any time during the winter, we will notify WFMZ in Allentiown.  They will post the information on their website, www.wfmz.com , and we will also notify WLEV 100.7 in Bethlehem of the closing.  Even when we have Services, we ask that you use your best judgement for your own safety when deciding to venture out in inclement weather.


Church Council Update

Council Minutes will hang on the Bulletin Board for those who wish to read them.

 

Communication
All committee Chairs please give reports or information on current meetings to Pastor Linda or to the    Church Secretary by Wednesday for the next bulletin, and by the 20th of the month for the Newsletter.         You can e-mail us at stjuccrichtown@verizon.net.  Also, a large calendar has been placed in the Narthex        on the bulletin board.  People are strongly encouraged to fill-in their planned meetings/events on the   calendar for everyone to see.

 

Property Committee
Please continue your generous donations using the Building Improvement envelope
sent with your Newsletter.  
 Questions and comments may be directed to anyone on the Property Committee. 

 

Old Medications Disposal

If you need to dispose of old medications properly, Rann Pharmacy in Harleysville

has a disposal box.  They also have a website that can help in

areas pertaining to medications:  www.mymedschedule.com .

Other drop-Off Locations

Quakertown Borough

The Quakertown Police Department

35 N. 3rd Street, Quakertown

Richland Township

Richland Township Police Department

229 California Road, Quakertown

 

Cash Register Tape Fundraiser

The WOW group collects cash register tapes from Redner’s Warehouse Markets.

Please register for a Shopper’s Card at the courtesy counter and tell them

it is for St. John’s UCC.  With the closing of Boyer’s we can use all the

tapes we can get, so please try to remember when you grocery shop.  Thank you.

 

The Quakertown Food Pantry

Serving God by serving those in need

 (215) 536-0240  

quakertownfoodpantry@gmail.com

Pantry Hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday:  10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am – Noon

 

Join the St. John's Food Pantry Team

Every fourth Thursday of the month we will be volunteering at the Pantry

from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  If you would like to join the ‘FOOD PANTRY TEAM’

speak with Pastor Linda.


 
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