The season of Lent – a time for faith reflection and renewal in the Christian life – begins on February 17, Ash Wednesday. The Service of Holy Communion (with the opportunity to receive the imposition of ashes) will begin at 1:00 pm at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Reverend Michele Kaufman will lead us in worship.
On February 17th, there will also be an indoor Worship Service at 11:00 am and an outdoor Worship Service at 6:00 pm at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Mountain Top, led by Pastor Kaufman.
This year, mid-week Lenten services, led by Pastor Kaufman, will be offered at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Mountain Top. They will be held on Wednesdays (February 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17 and 24) at 11:00 a.m.
This year's theme is "The Road Jesus Traveled: The People Jesus Met".
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts
SCOUTS BSA and Cub Scouts have resumed in person meetings. If anyone is interested, meetings are Monday nights. For more information, contact the church office and leave a message for Jen. Scouting is open to boys and girls ages Kindergarten through High School.
SNOWMAN BUILDING EVENT
Members came out and joined in some "snow fun"! Snow people were created in the front yard of St. John's Ev. Lutheran church.
"Since God gave us all this beautiful white snow, we thought we might as well build snowmen with it!"
MEMBER INFORMATION REQUESTED
All Members, to update our files, please contact the church office at 570-788-2865 or email to email@example.com with your contact information, including name(s), address, phone number, email address, birthday and anniversary.
BEAR CREEK SUMMER CAMP
Registration for youth and family summer camp sessions is now open! Information is available online at firstname.lastname@example.org. Register before March 31st to receive an exclusive Early Bird T-Shirt!
BIBLE STUDY – There has been discussion to start a ZOOM Bible Study group. This would be done by logging into your computer and joining in the group online. Please call or email the church office if you are interested in participating. Also, please include your preference of a daytime or nighttime meeting (Monday or Tuesday). This would be a great way that members could get together from the safety of their homes and to engage in Bible Study.
Monthly Evening Meals For Divine Providence Homeless Shelter
We will be providing an evening meal for the clients of the Divine Providence Homeless Shelter. Members from our church will donate and/or cook a nourishing evening meal once a month. If you are interested in helping or making a monetary donation, please email the church at email@example.com or call the church office and leave a message.