Needs: Specifically—cold cereal, rice or rice helpers, pasta, crackers, dry soup, and canned items, including soups, fruits, beans, baked beans, tomatoes, and tuna.
Adult Sunday School
The White Privilege: Let’s Talk—A Resource for Transformational Dialogue series will continue today in the Parlor from 12:30-2:00 pm. All are welcome to join us.
Strengthen the Church: Invest in the Vision!
Today, we will collecting a special offering for Strengthen the Church, which is a special offering to energize and build the future of UCC. Strengthen the Church offerings largely support youth ministries and full-time leaders for new churches in parts of the country where the UCC’s voice has not been heard. Your gifts will support new churches, foster new ideas in existing churches, and develop the spiritual lives of our youth and young adults. Please consider giving generously to this important ministry. If you cannot give your offering today, you can place it in the offering basket at any time.
Vacation Bible School (VBS)
There will be a VBS meeting on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 pm in Rader Park. Everyone is welcome to join us to discuss and plan Digging for Treasure, Parables Revealed, the 2017 theme.
It’s Graduation season, and the Education Commission wants to be sure every High School and College Graduate is recognized. Please call the church office at (717) 392-5718 to be sure your graduate is on the list.
Join us for the first picnic of the season on Thursday, June 8 at 12 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Hot dogs, rolls, condiments, and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. A hymn sing will conclude the program.
The Sundays in June will be Undies Sundays! Please consider participating in this ministry to help Martin Elementary School students by donating underwear for boys and girls ages 4 to 12. We are collecting these Undies in the Wishing Well. We have another fun collection for July, so stay tuned! Thank you for supporting Undies Sundays!
Share the Bounty
Starting June 4th, if you have flowers or anything from your garden you wish to share, bring it to the card table just outside the Narthex. If you see something you would like, take it; and if you wish, you can make a donation in the small box on the table.
Wacky Wednesdays will be held this year from 10-11:30 am on Wednesdays from June 28-August 2 in Rader Park. The theme is “Caring for Our Planet.” Please visit the Welcome Center for a detailed flyer.
Vacation Bible School
Church of the Apostles and Salem U.C.C. invite you to join us for Vacation Bible School 2017 on June 18-22 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Children between the ages of four (4) years through 5th grade are invited to come learn Bible stories, play games, make crafts, and learn about the importance of caring for God’s treasure. Registration forms are located at the Welcome Center. Please return completed forms to the church office by June 12, or register online at www.apostlesucc.org.