Welcome New Member's:
We would like to especially thank the guests and visitors who have joined us for worship during this restricted COVID year. Pastor Mark is offering a new member's class for anyone interested in learning more about our congregation and getting to know other friends in our congregation. Please contact Pastor Mark directly for more information:
New Member's Class One on Sunday, May 2 during Sunday school from 9:45 to 10:30;
New Member's Class Two on Sunday, May 9 during Sunday school from 9:45 to 10:30;
New Member's luncheon hosted by our Session on Sunday, May 23 at noon.
THE COUPLES’ STUDY GROUP will meet on May 15th at 5:30PM at the home of Dave & Pat Diehl, 96 Meade Drive, Gettysburg (Lake Heritage). Please bring a covered dish to share. We will be using the book "A Couple After God's Own Heart” with a study on Abraham and Sarah. You do not have to have the book to join us. No other couple in the Bible is given as much space -13 Chapters! We glimpse an epic tale of their love, their trials, their partnership and their adventures. Please let Jim/Bev Benner know if you will attend - 717-642-8239.
SCOTLAND. The “Presbyterian Roots” spiritual and cultural journey to Scotland hosted by Lower Marsh Creek Church in cooperation with WorldStrides Religious Tours and Faith-Based Travel is scheduled for October 8-17, 2021. Sunday, May 23rd at 4:00 pm in the LMC Fellowship Hall, there will be an informational meeting led by WorldStrides travel expert, Bill Burke. At that gathering Bill will review the highlights of the tour, provide information on COVID-19 protocols in the UK, and answer questions. We currently have almost 20 participants, but welcome more. Join us for this meeting if you are interested in finding out more and invite friends and family members who would like to enjoy this rich experience in Scotland, birthplace of our Presbyterian heritage.
SIGN-UP TO WATER AND WEED:
There is a sign-up sheet on the Narthex bulletin board for interested volunteers to sign-up for a week or more to help with the weekly summer watering and weeding of the flowers and plants on the church property. Thanks for what you will do to help make and keep our church property beautiful. Questions: Please contact Alicia DeHoff, Pat Diehl, Susan Nunamaker, Jenny Waybright
Congregational Retreat JUNE 26, 2021 10:00AM - ????
Where: Jim & Bev Benner’s Home, 1675 Cold Springs Rd., Fairfield, Pa
Events: Workshop with Pastor Mark talking about Fruits of the Spirit
“Playtime and Mini workshop for Children” (simultaneously)
Picnic lunch provided “FREE”
Pottery making under the direction of Cathleen Lerew With Under The Horizon,
Biglerville, Pa. “FREE”
Fellowship Time with swimming, corn hole tournaments, board games, volleyball
Catered Dinner “ FREE”
Fire pit with s’mores, singing and MORE fellowship.
Please plan to join us for a time of spiritual growth and fun
“There is always something for everyone at the congregational retreats. We have enjoyed all the retreats we’ve attended. Leonard had fun getting outside, planting flowers and playing in the pool while Charlotte liked making bracelets. There are so many ways to learn and grow with the Lord. - The Orleski’s
The weekly FUNnFITNESS program takes place on Thursday mornings at 9:00 AM in the fellowship hall. Please wear a mask.
Mission Opportunity Program -"MOP" meets Thursday mornings at 10:00 - 11:30 AM to roll bandages for third world countries. All are welcome to come and help with this worthwhile cause.
Rehearsals are as follows:
Bells of Faith rehearsals are Thursdays from 6:00- 7:00 PM
Faithful Voices Choir Rehearsals take place on Thursday evenings from 7:00 - 7:45 PM
Wires and Wood Rehearse each Thursday beginning at 7:45 PM.
Women's Guild meetings held on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 PM. All women are invited.
LMC Stitchers meet Monday's at 1:30 PM. Bring your quilting, knitting, sewing, and/or crochet projects and talk while you work. If you would like to learn how to knit or crochet give us a heads up by calling the church office prior to showing up so that we can be prepared. 717-642-5332
SCOTLAND 2021: October 8 to 17, 2021 - An educational, study tour to Scotland. Call the church office at 717-642-5332 for more information.
Coat Ministry – November thru March there is a box in the hallway of the Education Building for clean, gently used coats. They will be taken to the shelter and given to the homeless in Gettysburg. Warm coats are very appreciated this time of year. (Not happening due to COVID-19)
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