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.
Tuesday, Jan. 1 – NEW YEAR’S DAY
Wednesday, Jan. 2 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 6 – Feast of Epiphany, Worship service, 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion (sanctuary upstairs)
Wednesday, Jan. 9 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 13 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m., Lunch with the Bunch in the fellowship hall following the worship service. Bring your favorite soup or something to go with soup. WORSHIP SERVICES WILL BE HELD DOWNSTAIRS IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL beginning Jan. 13 through March.
Monday, Jan. 14 – Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution, 6 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 16 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 17 – Christian Friends Luncheon, noon– 2 p.m. Cost $6. Menu: sloppy joes. PROGRAM: HOBBIES. What are your hobbies? This month, persons attending the luncheon are asked to share their hobbies with the group. Hobbies include art, knitting, crocheting, painting, singing, collecting, etc.
Sunday, Jan. 20 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Monday, Jan. 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Wednesday, Jan. 23 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 27 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m
LADIES BIBLE STUDY
WHEN: Every other Wednesday from 1–3 p.m. in the spring and in the fall. Spring session begins Weds., March 4, 2019 (weather pending)
WHERE: at the home of Carla & Mike Krucelyak, Punxsutawney
WHAT: We are studying the Gospel of John.
FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO SIGN UP: Call the church office at (814) 938-4021. Click here for more information about the Bible study.
“The Backpack” (click on link to read)
ODDS & ENDS
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: The proceeds from our 2018 indoor yard sale and bake sale exceeded all expectations: $1,043.19! The proceeds were donated to Children’s International Fund, the St. Peter’s UCC Care Committee, and Clean ‘n’ Gleam. Thank you to all who donated your stuff, worked, baked, set up, cleaned up, and purchased stuff.
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. in the main sanctuary
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: email@example.com
Church address: PO Box 535, Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Church secretary: Janice White
Church office hours: Tuesday, Thursday, 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.