Explore West Shore | Sunday, August 19 & 26 @ 10:45 a.m. (Room 204)
New to West Shore? Attend Explore West Shore to discover more about the church, to meet others and for us to learn more about you! Registration not required, just show up! Questions? Email Dan Spino .
Ready to be Baptized? |  Celebration: Sunday, September 9
Baptism is an outward expression of an inward confession of a relationship with Jesus Christ and we invite you to take that next step! Read about the requirements and classes for baptism.
Experience Alpha: One Night Only! | Thursday, August 23 @ 6:15-8:15 p.m.
Come and see what an evening at Alpha is all about! Learn about the elements of Alpha so that you can confidently invite your friends to the fall session. Enjoy dinner, an Alpha film, good conversation, and pick up helpful ideas to invite your friends to explore faith. Sign up by contacting Renée Blanchard.
GriefShare | Begins Tuesday, August 28 @ 6:30-8:30 p.m.
After the death of a loved one, you may be confused, isolated or hurt and seeking to answer questions you may have never faced before. Learn about the program and register for the class.
Legacy: A New 55+ Ministry
This 55+ ministry seeks to enrich life stages of adult men and women through shared experiences and events. We will begin with a lunch gathering on September 5 (RSVP by September 2) and a trip to Sight & Sound on October 17 (RSVP by September 17.) Contact: Carole Jones or (717) 579-5657​.
Worship Night | Friday, August 31 @ 7 p.m. (Senior High Room)
Pray, Seek, and Declare the name of Jesus at this ‘open to all’ Worship Night! For childcare registration, contact Christine Faro by Wednesday, August 29.. If you are in need of interpretation services, contact Leah McMaster by Wednesday, August 29.
Celebrate & thank John & Terry Nesbitt as they enter a new chapter in their lives at a reception in the lobby after both services on Sunday, August 19.
MOMSnext Registration |
Do you wish you had a way to invite the moms of your kids’ classmates into a community of peers who want to bring intentionality and offer hope? Invite them to MOMSnext which meets specific Thursday mornings from 9-11 a.m. Share the invite from the Women’s Ministry Facebook page and don’t forget to register yourself!
AGIOS Challenge | Sunday, August 26
This epic, annual challenge kicks off student ministry for those in grades 7-12! Register by August 19 to reserve your shirt!
Parents, we need an army of volunteers to pull-off the Agios Challenge! Confirm your crew position.
JH Mystery Night | Wednesday, August 15 @ 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Want to know what this event is? That's the fun, it’s a mystery. Show up and you'll find out!
Sunday Night Live  | Sunday, August 12 @ 6-8:30 p.m.
Join us for a mystery game, lesson, live worship and discussion time!
SH Student-led Bible Study  | Thursday, August 16 @ 7-9 p.m.
Meet at the Wegmans’ Outdoor Patio.
Youth Alpha Experience Sunday, Aug 19 @ 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Join us for food, games, and fellowship and an intro to the Alpha series that will launch in September. Come see what Alpha is all about!
Blessing of the Backpacks | Sunday, August 19 (Both Services)
We invite all students preschool through grade 6 to participate in a time of prayer for their school year during our annual Blessing of the Backpacks. Students should bring backpacks to Awesome Adventure classrooms and teachers will then lead the children into the worship service.
Awesome Adventure Volunteer Training | Tuesday, August 28 @ 6:15-8 p.m.
All Sunday morning classroom volunteers should plan to attend the new and improved volunteer orientation. Teens/College students will have a separate training (TBD). For more information, contact Karen Ackley .
Promotion Sunday
Awesome Adventure children will be moving to their new classes for the upcoming ministry year on Sunday, September 2.
Join the Caring Ministries Team ​| 2 meetings monthly, flexible weekly serving
Do you have a heart of encouragement and have free time in your weekly schedule? This team visits many in our church family to deliver meals and cards to encourage and pray for our people. Interested? Contact Ken Thompson at or (717) 697-0226 X201.
Become an Adventure Guide in Awesome Adventure!
Help a child with special needs learn alongside their peers! Serve either service or every other month. These children will bless you more than you bless them! Contact Emily Tuschak .
One More Month! ‘Jump in’ to Summer Serve in Awesome Adventure
Flexible Scheduling
Consider becoming a Ministry Partner in Awesome Adventure in August in one of our classrooms. Sign up on our website or email Karen Ackley.
Network Administrator | 15 hrs/wk
Desired candidate should be current in Office 365, Windows, MacOS, VMware, Cisco, network management and user support. Interested? Contact Ned Davis.
Average Weekly Need

Giving for 8/5
Projected YTD Need 7/1 through 8/5

Actual YTD Giving 7/1 through 8/5
* Projected Year to Date Need is based on historic patterns of giving month by month through the fiscal year.