Monday-Ad Council 7pm|Tuesday-Prayer Hour 9am|Thursday-Wild Bunch 4pm|Saturday-Mission Team Valentine Dinner 6pm
John Long will be celebrating his 96th birthday on February 21st. If you would like to send him a card here is his address at his daughter’s. John Long, 315 Martz Rd. East Freedom, PA 16637.
PPRC will meet this Tuesday, February 13th at 7pm. We will meet and plan to look at new material that we are responsible as a committee to complete. Please plan to attend and if you can not, please let Pastor Tom know. Members are: Roger Brehm (ch), Clayton Lamb, Jennifer Eritano, John Grove, Linda Flack, Donna Ritenour, Sherry Ream, Becky Miller and Amanda Duncan.
Visioning Committee will meet on February 20th at 7pm. We are working through the five points that are set by the general church and also what we plan to accomplish in the next few years.
Commission on the Was Forward. We are to pray daily starting on the 11th through the 17th. This is the group of Pastors and Lay members that are working to come up with a plan for the future of the United Methodist Church as a whole. If you feel called to fast this week as an honor to God, please the Spirts call if you are able.
Ash Wednesday and Valentines Day will be this Wed. and hopefully will be a self reflective time to fall deeper in Love with the Lord. You may come to Blacklick Comm. UMC between the hours of 9am and 7pm and share an intimate time with God. You are invited to come and read Scripture, Meditations, and prayers as you reflect upon your life before God. As we come and confess and ask forgiveness, share the ashes, and also Holy Communion, may we feel the love and grace of God. You may fit a time that is in your schedule to come and honor and pray to the Lord as we began the Lenten Season together.
Douglas Bracken Scholarship Fund. Applications for this fund are now available for those studying in the Christian Vocational area. They are to be completed and returned to the Pastor by May 15, 2018. Any member of Blacklick Comm. UMC that is studying for an occupation in Christian service may apply.
Children’s Church. There is a new sign up sheet for 2018. Also there is binder of available lessons for Children’s Church. Please take a moment to read the note in the front of the binder.
Calendar. Just a reminder if any church committee or individual would like to reserve the fellowship hall. Please contact the secretary to make sure the day is clear. Then it will be marked on the calender. This is so there are no double booking’s. Thank You.
The Food Bank during the month of February is Cake Mix. Roger Brehm is the contact person. If you prefer to pay by check, make it payable to United Food Pantry. Continue to bring in your paper grocery bags. Please no plastic bags.
Mark Your Calendar
February 12—Ad Council
February 15—Wild Bunch
February 17—Mission Team Valentine Dinner
March 1—Wild Bunch
March 15—Wild Bunch