1/20/2019

LOOKING AHEAD

January 27: Nursing Home Ministry

February 1-3: Adult Castle Retreat

Special Music Next Week: Cindy Gerwig

Evening Song Leader Next Week: Alvin Vogel

The Annual Congregational Dinner and Meeting will take place this Friday, January 25th at 6:00pm. Please bring a main dish and a dessert to share. The annual meeting will take place following the dinner.

THIS WEEK

Today          5:30pm      Kidz Club

                      5:45pm      Youth Group

  6:00pm     Evening Service

Speaker: Pastor Chris Roberts

Song Leader: Pastor Chris Roberts

          

Wednesday   6:45 pm    Youth Group

                       7:00pm     Prayer Meeting

 

Friday            6:00pm     Annual Congregational Dinner &  Meeting  

 

Dorcas Circle will be sending goodie boxes to the college students on February 13th. We will be packing them at 9:30am. Please start collecting goodies for them. If you have a student in college, we will need their current address, so we can send them. Please make sure you give the address to one of the ladies in the Dorcas Circle. Thank you.

Summer Camp Needs

Abby Peffer is requesting some things for her Summer Camp of 2019: toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, empty cardboard cereal boxes, bottle tops of different colors and sizes (bigger ones from juices and smoothies), clear plastic jelly, mayo, spaghetti sauce jars with lids (remove labels please); 4 sleeping bags (that you would not want back). Thank you in advance for your donations!

 Birthdays & Anniversaries  

         1/20 Abigail Bert

                        1/23 Walker Hazlet

                        1/24 Jim & Doris Depew

                        1/25 Doris Depew

The Adult Castle Retreat will be held February 1st-3rd at the Castle in Franklin, PA. The cost is $60 per person. There is a signup sheet on the back-bulletin board.          

 

1/13/2019

LOOKING AHEAD

January 25: Annual Congregational Meeting and Dinner

January 27: Nursing Home Ministry

Special Music Next Week: Emily Roberts

Evening Song Leader Next Week: Pastor Chris Roberts

 Dorcas Circle will be sending goodie boxes to the college students on February 13th. We will be packing them at 9:30am. Please start collecting goodies for them. If you have a student in college, we will need their current address, so we can send them. Please make sure you give the address to one of the ladies in the Dorcas Circle. Thank you.

 Summer Camp Needs

Abby Peffer is requesting some things for her Summer Camp of 2019: toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, empty cardboard cereal boxes, bottle tops of different colors and sizes (bigger ones from juices and smoothies), clear plastic jelly, mayo, spaghetti sauce jars with lids (remove labels please); 4 sleeping bags (that you would not want back). Thank you in advance for your donations!

 Birthdays & Anniversaries  

        1/14 Allan Jones

        1/16 Debbie Young

        1/17 Alex Brown

                 Amy Brenneman

                 Glenn & Diane Baker                 

Annual Reports

Those who have ministries in the church need to give their year-end reports to Ashley Charles TODAY. (They can be emailed to the church email address)

12/30/2018

LOOKING AHEAD

January 8: Board Meeting

January 18: Homeless Ministry

January 25: Annual Congregational Meeting and Dinner

January 27: Nursing Home Ministry

Special Music Next Week: Meghan Ehko

Evening Song Leader Next Week:  Ray Bauder

THIS WEEK

Today                        6:00pm     Evening Service

Speaker: Pastor Chris Roberts

Song Leader: Mike Kennedy

          

Wednesday   6:45 pm    Youth Group

                       7:00pm    Prayer Meeting

Christmas Caroling

Thank you to all who went Christmas Caroling this past Sunday. Thank you to those who prepared food for afterwards, and for those who brought cookies to share.

 Thank you to Donna Vogel and Kim Kennedy for organizing the Christmas Programs. Thank you, also, to Vogel Valley Farm for bringing their donkey for our Christmas Eve Service.

 Annual Reports

We would like to have all those who have ministries in the church to write up their year-end reports for our Annual Meeting on January 25th. Please have your reports to Ashley Charles by January 13th.

 Birthdays & Anniversaries  

       12/30 Josh Brenneman

12/23/2018

LOOKING AHEAD

January 8: Board Meeting

January 18: Homeless Ministry

January 25: Annual Congregational Meeting and Dinner

January 27: Nursing Home Ministry

Special Music Next Week: Christy & Joey Burgoon

Evening Song Leader Next Week: Mike Kennedy

 Christmas Caroling

We will be going Christmas Caroling tonight at 6:00pm. Please bring cookies to share!

 Birthdays & Anniversaries  

       12/25 Lily Russell

       12/27 Rob Miller

       12/28 David Champlain

12/29 Ethan Champlain

12/16/2018

Birthdays & Anniversaries  

                                    12/18 Alvin & Donna Vogel

                                    12/19 Dave & Pam Hallberg

                                    12/20 Nicholas Wright

                                    12/22 Denny & Darla Hunt

                                              Larry Bessell

THIS WEEK

Today                       5:30pm     Kidz Club

                      5:45pm     Youth Group

                        6:00pm     Evening Service

                        7:00pm     Choir Practice

                        Speaker: Pastor Chris Roberts

                        Song Leader: Pastor Chris Roberts

 Wednesday  6:45pm     Youth Group

                        7:00pm     Christmas Light Tour @ Butler Fairgrounds. Meet at church.

 Friday             4:00pm    Homeless Ministry

 

LOOKING AHEAD

December 23: Christmas Caroling

December 24: Christmas Eve Service 7:00pm

December 28-30: Youth Castle Retreat

Special Music Next Week: Jessica Bergfelt

 

Christmas Caroling

We will be going Christmas Caroling on Sunday evening, December 23rd at 6pm. Please bring Christmas cookies to share. If you know of any shut-ins, please give the names to Pastor Chris.

 

*There is no Wednesday Prayer meeting on December 26th.

12/09/2018

Birthdays & Anniversaries  

                                    12/12 Bob Mitchell

                                              Sheila Potts

                                    12/13 Dave Hallberg

                                    12/14 Allan & Sharon Jones

                                              Colby Christzman

                                    12/15 Meghan Ehko

THIS WEEK

Today             5:30pm     Kidz Club

                      5:45pm     Youth Group

                       6:00pm     Evening Service

                       7:00pm     Choir Practice

                        Speaker: Pastor Chris Roberts

                        Song Leader: Dave Hallberg

Tuesday       7:00pm     Board Meeting

Wednesday  6:45pm     Youth Group

                     7:00pm     Prayer Meeting

 LOOKING AHEAD

December 11: Board Meeting

December 21: Homeless Ministry

December 23: Christmas Caroling

December 24: Christmas Eve Service

December 28-30: Youth Castle Retreat

Special Music Next Week: Christmas Program

Evening Song Leader Next Week: Pastor Chris Roberts

 Choir Practice

There will be choir practice after the evening service tonight.

 Thank you to Ike & Kathy Drake for decorating our church so beautifully for Christmas and all year long!

 Christmas Caroling

We will be going Christmas Caroling on Sunday evening, December 23rd at 6pm. Please bring Christmas cookies to share. If you know of any shut-ins, please give the names to Pastor Chris.

 **Christmas Card lists and December calendars on the back tables.

 

12/02/2018

LOOKING AHEAD

December 11: Board Meeting

December 23: Christmas Caroling

December 28-30: Youth Castle Retreat

Special Music Next Week: Barry & Anita Peffer

Evening Song Leader Next Week: Dave Hallberg

 **December Calendars are on the back tables.

THIS WEEK

Today            5:30pm     Kidz Club

                      5:45pm     Youth Group

                      6:00pm     Evening Service

                      7:00pm     Choir Practice

                      Speaker: Pastor Chris Roberts

                      Song Leader: Scott Young

Monday        6:30pm     Prayer Sisters Christmas Party

Wednesday  6:45pm     Youth Group

                      7:00pm     Prayer Meeting

Saturday       9:00am    Ladies’ Bible Study

 Birthdays & Anniversaries   

                      12/3 Pam Hallberg

                      12/6 Amy Ehko

                      12/7 Ron Yeater

 Choir Practice

There will be choir practice after the evening service tonight.

 Prayer Sisters Christmas Party is tomorrow at 6:30pm in the church basement. Don’t forget to bring your favorite appetizer to share. Also, the devotional is about prayer, so please bring a verse with the word, “prayer” in it. Each Prayer Sister can exchange a gift with their present Prayer Sister. If you do not want to do that, there will be a grab bag exchange of $10-$15. Also, we will be collecting warm, long socks, hats, and gloves for the Women’s Homeless Shelter. We will be selecting new Prayer Sisters for the new year. If you would like to join us and are unable to attend, please see Anita Peffer.

 Christmas Poinsettias

Please see the insert for information about ordering poinsettias this year. Orders are due by Wednesday, December 5th.

 **Christmas Card lists on the back tables.

Contact info

Head Elder: Dave Hallberg 724-758-7398
Head Deacon: Lon Oesterling 724-679-8003
Secretary: Ashley Charles 724-991-6317

portersvillebible@gmail.com

PRAYER CHAIN
Please contact Ashley Charles if you need something added to the prayer chain. You can call or text 724-991-6317 or email the church email address. Please leave a detailed voicemail if there is no answer.

PHONE TREE AND EMAIL PRAYER CHAIN
Our church has a  phone tree which automatically calls those in our church that desire this service. We use it for prayer requests and also some announcements. The email prayer chain is also available. These requests and announcements are sent to your email address.
If you would like to be included in these ministries, please see Ashley Charles to be added to the list.


If you have a birthday or anniversary this month and it is not on the church calendar or if we have not included you on any of our calendars, please give your dates to Ashley Charles.