COVID VACCINE DISCUSSION:  DS. Cathy Boileau will be hosting a zoom chat with Dr. Jim Hurley, a member of First UMC in Chambersburg, Chairperson of the Board of Health Chambersburg Boro, professor at Wilson College, respected surgeon, and a committed disciple of Jesus Christ. Discussion will include immunology, creation of the vaccine, and address myths about the vaccine, and share information about why we should be tuned into the Delta strain.

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DISCOVER GOD’S PURPOSE FOR YOU:  When you define and discover who you are, we believe you will be fulfilled and more effective in the ministry God has created you for!  You will learn about each module, complete questions, and be given an assessment which will be discussed with you so you can explore what God really has in store for you!  Currently this can be done online.  See the Pastor or Ralph Brandt.  The areas include:

P – Personality Blends

L – Learning Your Spiritual Gifts

A – Abilities Awareness

C – Connecting Compassion

E – Experiences of Life

 MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY:  If your phone, email, or address has changed since the last published directory, please let the church office know.

 NEW HOPE MINISTRIES:  September’s donation is body soap (bar or gel) and laundry detergent.


CONFIRMATION CLASS:  Being organized now.  We’ll probably start in October sometime?  Sign up in the lobby and see Pastor with questions.


BIBLE ADVENTURE:  Looking for volunteers to be “listeners”.  It’s easy and a great opportunity for retired folks!  Meets Tuesdays 10am.  Let’s start our children out with Jesus!  Contact Pastor or Bobbi Jo at 717-752-5555.

 COVID GUIDELINES:   If you are not vaccinated or don’t have immunity, we ask you mask.  Pursuant to new CDC guidelines, all others are encouraged to mask as well.  We ask you to be sensitive to other’s and continue to social distance.  We also ask that if you or someone you know has had an exposure, that it will be shared if you have attended church.

SERVING IN THE NURSERY TODAY:  September 26: Jan Hufnagel and Sheena Green

 SERVING AS ACOLYTE:   Today:    Cassie Smith 


  • WOMEN IN COMMUNITY (WIC). A new study begins in October with a 100-day devotional called “Less Hustle, More Jesus”. Meets 2x/month, Mondays @ 6:30pm.  An email discussion group may be available for those who can’t attend in person.  Contact Jan Hufnagel @ or text her at 717-885-7488.
  • Please join in a FALL WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY “Do It Afraid…Embracing Courage in the Face of Fear” by Joyce Meyer. Meeting at each other’s homes the 1st and 3rd Tues. of the month from Sept 7th through Nov 16th from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Books available from Amazon or contact Jan Hufnagel at 717-885-7488to order. Contact Jan to join in.  All are welcome.  Please invite others!
  • YINGER’S PATHFINDERS Sunday school meets in person at church.

HELP NEEDED:  Please pray God would raise up the following leaders…

AUDIO/VISUAL:  Help programming screen program and operating equipment at Sunday services.

ADMIN. ASST:  Now accepting applications.

GREETERS:  See Jan Hufnagel.

 OFFERING: For your convenience, please consider these electronic options for your stewardship needs:

  • Download the VancoMobile App
  • Go to ‘newcreationforyou’ and use the GivePlus link.
  • Speak to a representative at Vanco at 800-675-7430.

Please consider setting up automatic giving.  This helps tremendously with our financial budgeting!  Please pray for God’s provision!  Thank you!

KNEE MAIL PRAYER CHAIN:  Are you a prayer warrior? Contact the church office to be added to the email Prayer chain. Sign-up today!  Knee Mail Contact Todd Seidel, 717-487-8987,


Upcoming Events: 

Men’s Accountability Group                       Mondays 6:30pm

Online Divorce Care                                         Mondays via Zoom, 7-9pm

Tai Chi Class (no openings)                            Monday 6:30pm

Prayer Shawl Ministry                                Wednesdays 9am

New Membership Class                                    September 28, 7pm

“Understanding COVID Vaccine” Zoom         October 6, 6pm

Trunk or Treat Fall Celebration                        October 30

Charge Conference                                            December 5, 5pm