St. John's UCC
(717) 865-4453
www.jonestownucc.com
www.facebook.com/jonestownucc
Rev. Roben Roof, Pastor
Barbara Koons, Secretary
St. John’s Weekly Happenings

May 23, 2021 Issue
Celebrating May Birthdays
this Week
5/25 Leilani Cox
5/25 Sara Crimmel Miller



Nar-Anon Meetings
Thursdays at 6:30 pm
  
Meetings are now done via Zoom – email Denise Eiceman for information at eicemand@aol.com.
 
*Watch for an announcement to resume live meetings at the church*
2021 Graduates
It’s that time of year when we want to congratulate those who are celebrating a graduation. Please provide the name, date, and school of any graduates you wish to be included in the list of graduates. 

Church Secretary must receive information no later than Monday, 5/24. Thank you.

Ph: 717-865-4453
May Passion Offering
 
The United Church of Christ
2021 Strengthen The Church Offering
“Renew!”
 
We will be collecting this Special Passion        
Offering TODAY
 
“Your faithful support gives root to the forming of new ministries, platforms, and advocacy needed to impact the needs of our churches and communities of this present day.”
-Rev. Traci D. Blackmon
Associate General Minister
Justice & Local Church Ministries
The United Church of Christ
 
Envelopes are included in today's bulletin.  
A MESSAGE
FROM THE BOARD
Bernie Boltz, our church sexton, is retiring. Please join the board in thanking him for his years of service at St. John’s UCC. 
 
His last day will be June 5th. If you or anyone you know is interested in filling this position, please contact the church office at 717-865-4453. Thank you.
Opportunity to Serve…
We are looking for a few members to volunteer to provide transportation to and from Sunday worship services for those who need it. Please contact the church office if you are willing to serve in this way
 
Ph:717-865-4453 
Email: secretary@jonestownucc.org
Mailing of Bulletins & Announcements
 
Now that St. John’s is open for live worship, we will no longer be mailing the Bulletin and “St. John’s Weekly Happenings” each week. However, if you are not planning to return to live worship, let us know and we will continue to send you both. 
Offering from Sunday, May 16, 2021
St. John’s received from you $1,325.00 through electronic offering and $770.00 in the offering plate
and mail, totaling $2,095.00.
 
Attendance: 15
 
Amount needed each Sunday: $ 3,500.00
Prayers
Requests
Continuing Requests:
Nursing Home:
Beatrice Warlow
Florence Rhan
Fay Krumbine
Shirley Haldeman
Joan Cousins 
Members:
Mary Young
Donna Breidegam
Barbara Stahl
John Snavely
Tyler Haag 
Family & Friends:
Wyatt Wentsler
Frank Brown
Brenda Marinkov
Christie’s friend, Vanessa
 
Military:
Jason Galloway, Army, Walter Reed Hospital
Donna Wauthier, in Afghanistan
Sgt. Carlos Patinoquiroz, in Afghanistan
Maj. Kevin White, in Kuwait
Dakota Strouphar, Great Lakes Navy Training Center
New Requests:
  • Please pray for the staff and residents of the Sara Todd UCC Memorial Home which just shut down to all visitors due to Covid-19. Pastor Roben's mother, Norma, is a resident there
  • Pastor Roben's friend, Pam, diagnosed with Covid-19 and in very serious condition
  • Natesha, leader of the Liturgical Dance Team, is expecting and was just diagnosed with Covid-19
  • Two members of the dance team also have Covid-19.
Let us pray for the staff at all nursing & residential care facilities and hospitals as they continue to battle the Covid-10 pandemic.
St. John's UCC (717) 865-4453
     www.jonestownucc.com
 Rev. Roben Roof, Pastor Barbara Koons, Secretary