Church of the Brethren News
"With your faithful help rescue me from sinking in the mire; let me be delivered from my enemies and from the deep waters. Do not let the flood sweep over me, or the deep swallow me up, or the Pit close its mouth over me" (Psalm 69:13-1).
"And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you to determine what is best" (Philippians 1:9-10a).
2nd Saturday Evening Worship
CANCELED FOR MARCH due to all-day youth volleyball tournament
Next Sat. Evening Worship: April 11
"Come as you are"
Contemporary - Informal - Welcoming
Music: Our youth praise band,
Stones of the Rock
--Lenten Lunches will be on Thursdays at noon at Zion Lutheran Church (Allegheny & Union Sts.) during Lent. During Holy Week lunch will be on Good Friday at noon. The theme is For God So Loved the World.
On Thursday, March 5 Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren will provide and serve lunch. A sign-up sheet for helpers to serve and for desserts is on the long narthex table.
Read the Bible in a year—Join a small group in a daily reading plan “Through the Bible in 365 Days,” based on the popular M’Cheyne Bible Reading Plan. Those joining in this activity meet on Wednesdays 6-6:30 p.m. (before Bible Study). Contact Janet Eldred for more information.
The Youth are selling patriotic wreaths for $15 each. They are handmade by our very own youth members! All proceeds will go to pay for the gaga ball pit coming to our parking lot in the near future! We have many more to make, so place your order with Rita Murphy today. (You may send an email request to the church.) Thanks for your support
--All-Church Swim Party - Sunday, March 22 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. at the Hldbg Area YMCA.
Swimming: 3-4 p.m. (FREE)
Pizza: 4-5 p.m. (FREE)
(Swimming and pizza costs are paid by the church.)
Come for part or all of this event.
All ages welcome!
--Members of our congregation are encouraged to attend the Interim Ministry Seminar on Saturday, March 21 from 8:30-noon at Woodbury COB. This seminar is sponsored by the Middle PA District Minister's Education and Support Team. Our congregation covers our registration fee. For more details and registration, contact Pastor Marlys. Flyers are on the bulletin boards.
--Snake Spring Valley Church of the Brethren is having an All You Can Eat Spaghetti Supper on Saturday March 14 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Adults-$8; children ages 5-11-$4; ; children under 5-no charge. All proceeds to benefit Disaster Response.
The American Rescue Workers’ truck will return to the church parking lot on on the first Saturday of each month in the spring of 2015.
This is a great way to donate clothing items and non-perishable foods. (No household furnishings.)
To help: Contact Keith Eldred or the church office.