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, Sept. 1 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m. with Holy Communion
Monday, Sept. 2 – LABOR DAY
Weds., Sept. 4 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 8 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Sept. 8 – Church picnic at Carla & Mike’s following worship service; bring a dish to share and a chair
Monday, Sept. 9– Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
NOTE: Beginning Sept. 9, Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution will be from 6–7:30 p.m.
Weds., Sept. 11 – Ladies Bible study at Carla’s, 1–3 p.m.
Weds., Sept. 11 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Weds., Sept. 18 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 19 – Christian Friends Luncheon, noon– 2 p.m. Cost: $6. Menu: Sloppy Joes. Program: TBD. Phone 938-4021 by Sept. 13 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.
Saturday, Sept. 21 – Penn West Conference meeting at St. Peter’s UCC
Sunday, Sept. 22 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Barry Fillman, guest speaker
Monday, Tuesday, & Weds., Sept. 23–25 – Set up for YARD SALE
Weds., Sept. 25 – Ladies Bible study at Carla’s, 1–3 p.m.
Weds., Sept. 25 – Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 27 –YARD SALE, 9 a.m. –3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 28 – YARD SALE, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 29 – Worship service, 10:30 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 30 – Clean up after yard sale
CHURCH PICNIC/HOT DOG ROAST – Sunday, Sept. 8 following the worship service. Hot dogs and buns will be provided. Please bring a dish to share and your own chair, as seating is limited. Held at the home of Mike & Carla Krucelyak.
Beginning Sept. 9, Clean ‘n’ Gleam distribution will be from 6–7:30 p.m.
Ladies Bible Study fall session begins Wednesday, Sept. 11.
Penn West Conference Board Meeting at SPUCC on Saturday, Sept. 21.
ANNUAL CHURCH YARD SALE & BAKE SALE: Friday & Saturday, Sept. 27 & 28 (see times above)
Volunteers are needed for
- Making baked goods
- Setting up Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday prior to the sale
- Working of the days of the sale
- Clean up/pack up on Monday, Sept. 30 after the sale
LET CARLA KNOW IF YOU’RE ABLE TO HELP!
BRING YOUR ITEMS TO DONATE TO THE CHURCH THE WEEK BEFORE THE SALE (SEPT. 23–25).
LADIES BIBLE STUDY
WHEN: Every other Wednesday from 1–3 p.m. in the spring and in the fall. We will continue our study of the Gospel of John in the fall, beginning Sept. 11, 2019. DATES: Sept. 11 & 25, Oct. 9 & 23; Nov, 6.
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.
“A Better Life” (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. 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.