NEW ROOF PROPOSAL
Plan to attend the special Congregational Forum on Sunday, February 7 at 10:45 (following worship). We will be discussing a recommendation from the Leadership Team to replace the existing roof. Everyone is welcome to the Forum, only members may vote.
FREE SOUP SATURDAYS
Churches in Hollidaysburg offer Free Soup from January 9 through April 9. All churches will furnish hot soup, bread and butter (or sandwich), beverage and dessert. A free will offering is accepted. A complete schedule is available on the narthex table. We will host Saturdays, January 23 and 30 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Sign-up sheets are on the long narthex table for kitchen help and foods.
Prayer Focus Gatherings
A daytime opportunity for reflection and prayer. Pastor Marlys will meet with all interested people for reflection and prayer on Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the church parlor. Gatherings will begin on Thursday, February 4 and continue throughout Lent. Each gathering will center on a theme for spiritual growth with discussion and a focus on prayer.
Bible Study/Discussion time on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the parlor. The scripture topics in 2016 are generally chosen to coincide with the sermon texts.
Plans are being made for a winter event. Keep posted.
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As we enjoy the play-off season heading into the Super Bowl of the NFL, may we also enjoy the play-off season of the Souper Bowl of Caring. Our Youth Group challenges you to support the American Rescue Workers vs. Tiger-Pack Program. Donations of food will make both of them winners! Thanks for your help. Donations of food and money for Souper Bowl of Caring end on Sunday, February 7.
Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren on Monday, February 8 from 12:30-6:00 p.m. Your donations of blood are greatly appreciated. Volunteers are needed to help in the kitchen and with registration. If you are able to help, please sign the sheets on the narthex table or call the church office.
Everyone is welcome! The Youth are hosting a Valentine's Day Luncheon on Sunday, February 14th. Enjoy the holiday by not cooking lunch and spending time with those you love! Please sign up on the narthex table or call the church office to help us prepare enough soup and sandwiches for your enjoyment. Donations will be collected for the National Youth Conference Fund. Feel free to invite friends and family!
Tiger Pack Program—This community project was established to provide elementary-aged children in the Hollidaysburg schools with food for the weekend when other resources may not be available to them. Plastic jars of peanut butter are being collected during the month of January. Please place donations in the Corinthians Sunday School classroom (by mailboxes). Church contact person: Connie Bert.
CROP Walk update--Total raised is $5,630.72. $832.00 of that was donated through the Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren team.
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).
District Disaster Response Opportunities
The American Rescue Workers’ truck is located in our church parking lot on the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
This is a great way to donate clothing items and non-perishable foods. (No household furnishings.)
To help or for more information: Contact the church office (814-695-0072)