The Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren
is a family of believers sharing the
teaching and example of Jesus
with all people.
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. (Not in August.)
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 grape jelly and 10-20 oz. cans of soup are some of the suggested items. Please place donations in the Corinthians Sunday School classroom (by mailboxes). Church contact person: Connie Bert.
Free Soup Saturdaysd
—Churches in Hollidaysburg offer Free Soup from January 7 through April 8. All churches will furnish hot soup, bread and butter (or sandwich), beverage and dessert. A free will offering is accepted. We will host Saturdays, February 11 and 18 from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Sign-up sheets are on the long narthex table for kitchen help and foods.
Support BOOKS FOR NIGERIA
(Our church deadline: Nov 15)
Books for Children: EYN-related schools are in need of books for their school libraries and classrooms. Please collect new or used books in good condition for children ages 6 to 16 years old. Specifically requested are paperback chapter books for children, such as those recognized by the Newberry Award (easily found online). Non-fiction books and children’s encyclopedias are also requested. All books should be in good condition and published in the last 20 years.
Books for Kulp Bible College: They are in need of materials for training pastors including Bible commentaries, reference books, resource books for pastors as well as books on Christian education, theology, preaching resources, Hebrew and Greek languages, pastoral counseling and ethics All books should be in good condition and published in the last 20 years.
Please place all books in boxes located in the back of the sanctuary by Tuesday, November 15. Pastor Marlys is going to deliver the books and our Church World Service kits to New Windsor on Thursday, November 17. Thank you for your generous donations.
We had a good day at Heritage Fair at Camp Blue Diamond on Saturday, September 24 with “His Coffee Shop.”
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. (Not November - March)
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)
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"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).
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