EVENTS AND NEWS OF FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, SOMERSET, PA
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JUST A REMINDER:
· The Bell Choir has ended for the summer. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication! We will resume in the fall. (Thank you! Denise Friedline)
THE CONGREGATIONAL MEETING IS COMING UP ON JUNE 5th, 2022!
· The 2022~23 Proposed Church Budget and a List of Leadership Nominations can be found in the back of the church at the stained glass window. Please take one copy per family. We will be voting on the budget as well as voting on new nominations for the leadership positions of Elder, Deacon, and Deaconess. Only members may vote.
BE IN THE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE ON MONDAY, MAY 30
Come to the Hospital Parking lot by the Wheeler building at 9:30am to help decorate the church float. Then at 11am, after the program at the Court House, you can be on the float in the parade. Brent will bring his guitar and we’ll sing patriotic songs as we go.
YOUTH KAYAKING & PADDLE BOARDING OUTING!
· The Youth will be traveling to Quemahoning Recreation Area on Friday, June 3rd. They will meet at the church at 4 pm and return around 8:30 pm. While there they plan to hike, play frisbee & volleyball, cook-out, and kayaking/paddle boarding on the lake. For more information, please see or contact Jana Williams.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL ~ “ADVENTURE ISLAND”
· VBS will be held on Sunday, June 12th through Thursday, June 16th from 6 pm to 8 pm. Volunteers are needed to guide our adventurers on this awesome journey. If you can help, please sign up at the information station.
VBS SNACK DONATIONS
· The VBS Team is asking for Snack Donations for this year’s Vacation Bible School. Please sign up at the information station and indicate what Snack Donation(s) you will be willing to bring. We will need ALLdonated items no later than Sunday, June 12th! (Thank you!)
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
· VBS needs the cardboard cylinder toilet paper rolls for a craft. Please place them in the box marked toilet paper rolls by the information station. (Thank you!)
TNT (DYNAMIC SENIORS) GROUP
· The TNT is going to be holding “Christmas in July” on Wednesday, July 20th beginning at 11 am at the Somerset County Club. There will be entertainment and fun surprises, as well as a wonderful luncheon. Please see the sign-up sheet posted at the information station. If you have any questions, contact Sandy Pyle.
o Costa Rica Mission Trip will be held July 9th through July 15th.
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
· A Women’s Workday will be held Thursday morning (5/26) beginning at 9:00 am at the home of Patty Barchey located at 727 Pleasant Hill Road, Friedens, PA. Ladies, please bring some gardening gloves and tools. We will also share a light lunch with Patty when we’re done working!
· Remember that sHebrews meets online on Mondays at 7:15am on Zoom. Meeting ID: 811 0433 1341 Password: mickey
NURSERY VOLUNTEER MINISTRY
Thank you to all those that volunteered to help with the Nursery. Please keep in mind that anyone who volunteers must have current clearances. If you need help in completing your clearance information, contact Renee in the church office. If you have any questions or would like more information, please see or contact Karen Costea at 814/442-6303.
CAMP CHRISTIAN REGISTRATION
Camp Christian registration is open online. Registration forms are also available at the information station. Please contact Sarah Rouch at 814/442-3177 for questions, additional information, or help with registering.
Costa Rica Mission Trip will be held July 9th through July 15th.
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
Ladies Bible Study will be held Thursday morning beginning at 9:00 am , PA. This wonderful group of ladies continue their study on the “Focus” devotional. Everyone is welcome!
Remember that sHebrews meets online on Mondays at 7:15am on Zoom. Meeting ID: 811 0433 1341 Password: mickey
CRAMER BIBLE STUDY (All Adults welcome)
Cramer Small Group Bible Study will meet on Thursdays, beginning at 6:00 pm at 130 West Union Street, Somerset, PA. This is a great group of people. If you are new to the church, it is an excellent way to meet other believers and grow in your faith. If you have any questions, call Dane at 814-442-8087.
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES AVAILABLE ~ 9:00 am
9 am Kids Class: For grades K – 6 meets in the children’s wing down the hall behind the sanctuary.
9 am Youth Class For grades 7~12 meets in the Lounge on the second floor. Teachers: Judi Mickey and Jana Williams
9 am Golden Achievers Class: Topic: Prophets. Teacher: Brent Williams. We are looking at the minor prophets—books often neglected but they have powerful messages that apply to our world today. New people are welcome.
9 am The 99 & Under Class: For adults age 99 and under ~ meets downstairs in the fellowship hall. Teacher: Dane Cramer
9 am Women’s Sunday School Class: New Bible Study Topic is “The Armor of God” ~ Meets upstairs above information station.
NOTE: Now on Sundays at 10 am Children’s Church will go the whole hour. After checking in, kids can go straight to their class.