News and Events - July 14, 2019 Issue

We serve all of God's people by sharing the love of Christ and ministering to our community.

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Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
July 14, 2019


9:30 AM Bible Study      10:30 AM Worship
     "Arguments in Unity"

Pastor:  Rev. Len Knighton

Amos 7:7-17    Luke 10: 25-37
Musical Selections  
Prel ude: 
Judge Eternal, Throned in Splendor
E. H. Haan
Faith Promise
To Walk in Faith
David Paxton

Grand Choeur
G. H. Richolson

July Passion Offering - Holy Joe's Cafe

Worship Volunteers
Serving Today, July 14th
All Gathered
Len Knighton
Interim Pastor
Shirley Fortna
Kelley Rudy
Russell & Lois Strauss
Mike Gipe
Head Usher
Holly Gerfhart & Dave Werni
Mike Gipe
Brian Miller
Carl Lingle
July's Passion Offering
Since 2006, Holy Joe's CafĂ© has been sending free coffee to U.S. military bases around the world. Their mission is simple: serving a little bit of home to those who serve our country.
From their humble beginning collecting cans of coffee in a church in Wallingford, Connecticut, they've grown to serve billions of cups of coffee and helped open over 300 coffee houses throughout the world, mainly in the Middle East but also in places like Africa, Europe, and even on board Navy ships and in NATO military hospitals.
Where the troops go, they go.
Please give as you can to this unique and
special ministry for our troops. 
July 20th             Mary Poppins Returns
August 17 th         Monsters Inc.
JOYful Information
48 W. Market Street, Jonestown

We ask your continued support by praying for this
ministry, and providing any non-perishable food item. The following are specific requests:

Canned Fruit
Stews & Chili
Pudding Packs
Canned Beefaroni
Canned Chicken & Tuna
Cereal Bars

JOY Pantry
Remaining July Schedule
Sorting             Tues., July 23rd, 9:30-11:00 AM 

Distribution       Thurs., July 25th, 5:30-7:00 PM   
                   Fri., July 26th, 12:30-2:00 PM

We have three meetings remaining on the summer calendar:  7/5, 8/8, and 8/22.   Return to every Thursday beginning starting 9/5.
Calling All Servants of God!
We are updating our Worship Volunteer List for the Fall. Many of our members are currently on this list and serve in rotation throughout the year.
Using the insert in the bulletin, please indicate where you would like to serve St. John's UCC.   Even if you are already on the current Worship Volunteer List, complete the form to clarify whether you will continue in the same areas or perhaps try something new.
Copies of the current Worship Volunteer List are available by request. See one of the ushers if you would like one.
If you are not currently on the Worship Volunteer List, please prayerfully consider how you would like to serve.
Church Office Summer Hours
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
From July 1st through September 2nd  
St. John UCC Jonestown
Pastor Search Committee Members
Dawn Eisenhauer       Brian Miller
Heather Innes              Chris Miller
Danielle Koch             Christie Schaeffer
Jim Myers
Pastoral Care
Rev. Len Knighton is serving as our interim minister.
If you have a family member in the hospital or that would
benefit by a home visit, please contact Rev. Knighton
at (717)304-3007. Also, please free to contact 
Wendy Lingle at (717)319-5951, with any concerns.
Gift Cards Available
BG cards are available from Carl or Sally Bachman.
Gift cards available from Relay for Life Team: 
  Please see Cindy Myers for Giant cards
and Sharon Salter for Weis cards     
Attention Amazon Shoppers
If you shop on Amazon, please use as the web site when you do your shopping. This is a small way you can help your church. Even your family members and friends can participate. At the top of the menu, search for St. John's United Church of Christ Jonestown. Once you select that charity anything you buy, the church will receive a portion of what you've spent.  There is no difference in pricing or selections when using the web site. Thank you for supporting St. John's.
Enjoy the Convenience of Electronic Giving
It is encouraging to see both new and familiar faces at our worship services. Throughout the year, many of you already support the congregation with your time, talent and financial contributions but greater participation is always welcome. We encourage you to look into our electronic giving program. It takes just a few minutes to set up a recurring giving plan. Contact the church office for more details or pick up an authorization form today.
                We serve all of God's people by sharing the love of Christ
                  and ministering to our community