To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible. – St. Thomas Aquinas
No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here — to explore your faith, to meet new people, and to strengthen your personal relationship with God.
Sunday, Jan. 5 – Worship service with Holy Communion, 10:30 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 6 – Feast of the Epiphany
Weds., Jan. 8 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
NOTE: Beginning Sunday, Jan. 12, worship services will be held in the fellowship hall until spring (and warmer weather).
Sunday, Jan. 12– Worship service, 10:30 a.m.; Lunch with the Bunch following the worship service in the fellowship hall
Monday, Jan. 13 – Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Weds., Jan. 15 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Thurs., Jan. 16 – Christian Friends Luncheon, noon–2 p.m. Cost: $6. Program: “Sharing an Heirloom” Please bring an heirloom for “Show and Tell” and tell us who gave it to you, how old it is, and why is it special. Phone 938-4021 by Jan. 10 for reservations.
CHRISTIAN FRIENDS is an interdenominational luncheon group that has been meeting since the spring of 2001. New “members” are always welcome … there are NO DUES! You’ll receive a call each month before the luncheon to see if you plan to attend that month. All are welcome to join in the fellowship, food, and fun. Most are age 50 and above.
Sunday, Jan. 19 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 20 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Weds., Jan. 22 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 24 – March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Sunday, Jan. 26 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Weds., Jan. 29 – Choir practice, 7:30p.m.
LADIES BIBLE STUDY
WHEN: Every other Wednesday from 1–3 p.m. in the spring and in the fall. We will begin a study of the book of Romans using How to Be a Christian Without Being Religious by Fritz Ridenour in March. Stay tuned for dates.
WHERE: at the home of Carla & Mike Krucelyak, Punxsutawney
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP: Call the church office at (814) 938-4021.
Pastor’s Page: “Banging on the Pots” (click on title to read)
ODDS & ENDS
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Remember to put aside unwanted items for our annual indoor yard sale and bake sale, which will be held in late September. Dates to be determined.
Our monthly activities include:
Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution: second Monday
Christian Friends Luncheon: third Thursday
Ladies Bible study: every other Wednesday (Spring and Fall)
Choir Practice, every Wednesday, September through May
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Punxsutawney is a congregation of disciples of Christ and His teachings, seeking to live out our faith through prayer, worship, study, service, fellowship, and evangelism.
We invite you to be a part of the adventure of learning to live as disciples of Christ. Come, join us for worship and engaging opportunities for disciple formation.
Sunday Morning Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Church location: in the Elk Run area of Punxsutawney, at the corner of Graffius and Orchard avenues (behind Sheetz and Gimmicks)
Church office phone: 814-938-4021
Church email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Church address: PO Box 535, Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Church secretary: Janice White
Church office hours: Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. unless listed otherwise in the Sunday bulletin
Lay speaker: Michele Huey
Music director: Timothy Decker
Christian author and inspirational speaker Michele Huey is currently serving St. Peter’s United Church of Christ as a lay speaker. For more information about Michele, visit her online at her website and her weekly inspirational blog.