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Join us this Sunday
October 31, 2021

Sunday School begins at 9:00 am
Worship begins at 10:15 am

Special thanks to Darin Jellison for sharing special music,
to Cindy Talaber for sharing our
Holiday Hope Chest Mission Moment,
and to our volunteers:
Jerry Trexler, Head Usher
Tom Hovis, Ushers
Barb Maursky, Lay Reader
Bob Shelly, Financial Secretary

Printed bulletins are available in the Narthex.

To view the live streamed service from home at 10:15 am
Sunday morning, go to YouTube

To follow along from home, click here to print the bulletin.

Faith Church will hold an on-line
Holiday Mini-Talent Auction
November 14-December 5
 
Can you offer an item or talent to auction off?
 
Please email the details (description and picture if possible) to Wes Koser at koser1@yahoo.com or print and fill out an offering form and drop it in the offering plate or church office, OR click HERE to fill out an offering form on line.
 
Items up for bid could include delectable homemade foods, entire meals delivered to your door, household services like HVAC maintenance, gardening, sports certificates, travel bargains, computer technical assistance, specialty services, hand crafted items and more all donated by church members.
 
Please have your offering details to Wes by November 7th.
If you would like to take part in the service as usher or lay reader, please email Joan Hassler .
Is there someone in your life in need of prayer? Click here to fill out a prayer request form and Pastor Bruce will mention that person’s first name during worship. Please be sensitive to privacy. Permission to share from those involved must be granted before making a request.
October is Neighbors In Need Month! In 2021, Neighbors in NeedUnfailing Love” offering is focused on supporting organizations and projects that are serving homeless and immigrant neighbors or communities. NIN funds support the Council for American Indian Ministry and the UCC’s Justice and Witness Ministries to provide funding grants to UCC churches and organizations leading justice initiatives, advocacy efforts, and direct service projects in their communities. Please prayerfully consider how you may be able to help. Special offering envelopes are in the narthex or you can designate a portion of your offering "NIN". You'll also find a Neighbors In Need designation on our Tithe.ly page.



 
Please keep our Conference Minister and her family in your thoughts and prayers...

October 27, 2021
 
Conference Minister the Rev. Dr. Bonnie Bates advised us that her husband, Steve Vulcheff, passed away peacefully this morning (Wednesday, October 27, 2021).

(Click here to see obituary)
 
Bonnie wrote:
His last days at Phoebe were difficult for me and my family but the staff and doctors were wonderful.

We could not have asked for better care and more support in these last days.

Arrangements for his memorial service are incomplete at this time, but we will share the information as soon as its available.
 
If you would like to send a card of sympathy, her mailing address is:
           Rev. Dr. Bonnie Bates
           431 Delaware Avenue
           Palmerton, PA 18071

Fall Bingo
Sunday, November 7th
Tickets are on Sale NOW!

Be sure to take a look at the
for detailed information.

Individually wrapped brownies, cookies, or rice krispie treats are still needed.
Music at Faith Church
Sunday, November 7 at 3:00 pm
hosting

AIZURI STRING QUARTET
A free Community Concert – No Tickets Required
Limited Seating – First Come First Served
Masks Required with Social Distancing
 
Presented by Chamber Music Society of Bethlehem
Info: www.cmsob.org or Dennis Duda @ 215.840.4734
You are invited to a
Concert to Honor
and Help Our Veterans
featuring

Jason Moon,
a nationally-known versatile and dynamic performer who is both a seasoned troubadour and a dedicated advocate for our veterans. 

Date and Time: Sunday October 31st at 4 pm
Where:  Saint John’s United Church of Christ
538 E Thomas Street, Coopersburg PA 18036

Free Will Offering to be taken to benefit our Veterans and Tails of Valor. Refreshments will be on sale before and after concert.

Learn More by clicking HERE
Dear members of Faith's congregation,

We are carefully monitoring and following guidelines for healthy attendance at music opportunities at Faith Church. We want to inform you of several music encounters for our congregation in the coming weeks...READ ALL ABOUT IT HERE!  
Recycling Soft Plastic

Keep those plastic bags coming!  

Collection boxes can be found in
the Narthex and in the Office Lobby

Here is a list of acceptable plastics:
 
Let’s save our oceans and the animals that live there
by turning these materials into a reusable product!
Any questions please see Jerry Trexler. 
Help fill the Betty Lou's Pantry basket in the Narthex! Currently, the most needed items are:

Chunky Soup or Chili
Boxed Potatoes
(Scalloped, Au Gratin, Stovetop Stuffing)
Packaged Pasta & Rice Side Dishes

Thank you to everyone who donated laundry detergent for BLP in October. Unfortunately, Faith Church fell far short of our request of 100 bottles. Please feel free to bring detergent to church on Sunday or deliver to the Pantry Wednesday Mornings between 9-10 AM

If you or someone you know is in need of food,
please call 610-282-2838 and leave a message
Let's remember our Friends, Members, Forget-Me-Nots and others as we continue through some uncertain times. Keep each other in your thoughts and prayers and stay connected if possible.

OCTOBER BIRTHDAYS:

28 Susanna Berghold
28 Tyshonn Barone
28 Trevor Campbell
29 Zina Sosnowsky
30 Debra Miller
31 Mim Allison
 
(If you would like to send cards, addresses can be found in the Members & Friends Directory link at the bottom of this email.)

Click here for a list of birthdays and addresses of our Forget-Me-Not's. Some phone numbers are also included if you'd like to give a call! Also included on the list are names, addresses, and phone numbers of members who usually attend services but don't get to see the recorded services on a regular basis. Reach out to them and say hello or fill them in on the weekly news!
A Special THANK YOU to all who continue to financially support our ministry as you are able. Through these uncertain times our financial obligations continue and our regular bills are still coming in. Again we'd like to remind you there are several ways you can do this:

  1. Mail your offering directly to the church
  2. Make an electronic donation through Tithe.ly on our website's Giving page
  3. Use your bank's Bill Pay service
IMPORTANT LINKS

(Updated 10.21.21)

Need to make changes, corrections, or additions to our Church Directory? Click HERE to let us know if your info is current or if we need to make
changes. Thanks in advance for taking the time to keep our
Church Directory up to date.





Contact us via email or call the church office at 610.282.3939

Dennis J. Duda, Organist & Music Director
Sandy David, Parish Administrator
(click on names to send an email)