Good Morning and welcome! As “David and all the house of Israel [danced] before the LORD” in 2 Samuel 6, may our spirits rejoice and praise God together in worship.
Thanks to everyone who served in the church’s ministries this morning!
The Open and Affirming Committee meets after worship today.
The deadline for submission of articles for the August newsletter is a week from tomorrow.
Pastor Richard is starting a two-week vacation this Tuesday the 17th. Guest Preachers are: July 22nd, the Rev. Dr. Thom Bouwer. As Pastor, Thom has served congregations as settled and interim ministers, youth ministry and consultant, “frequently mopping up floors and setting up ‘chairs.’” He recently concluded a position as Interim Minister at Lyonsville UCC in Indian Head Park and is the Associate Minister for Leadership Resource Ministries at Northfield Community Church. He has also worked renaissance faires as a performer!
July 29th we have a return visit from the Rev. Susan Martersteck, a hospice chaplain who along with Thom Bouwer is a colleague of our Pastor in CMA Cluster One. Be sure to welcome them warmly!
Rummage sorting has begun! You are invited to join in as we continue setting up in the Gym and sorting on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 PM.
Rummage collecting through the summer! We have been collecting items for some time now, thank you so much to everyone who has already donated. We’ll keep collecting through the summer, until a couple weeks before the sale itself. Our sale days are September 21 & 22nd this year. We are taking just about everything, only small furniture that can be carried by one person please. Drop off during office hours (9-2 PM) or call the office, Kathy Z. or Annie N. to make other arrangements.
Our next Village Inn Fundraiser date is Sunday, July 22nd from 11 AM to 11 PM. Eat in, carry out or have delivered Village Inn food during this time, let the server know you’re ordering for the St. Peter’s UCC fundraiser, and we’ll get 20% of WHATEVER you spend. Thanks so much in advanced for your help!