The American Rescue Workers’ truck is located in our church parking lot on the first Saturday of each month, April-October, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
EXCEPT IN JULY -- COLLECTION WILL BE ON 2ND SATURDAY, JULY 7
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)
Ox Roast Drive-Thru
Youth will be offering the Ox Roast Drive-Thru on Tuesday, August 14 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Each $7.00 meal includes: ox roast sandwich, chips, homemade gob, and drink (water or soda). Proceeds will benefit the Trucker-Traveler Chaplain Ministry in Breezewood, PA.
Bible Study/Discussion time on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in the parlor. (Not in June, July, August)
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Spray Park Fun for All
All HCOB members and friends, especially families and neighbors with children:
Calling All “KIDS”--Small and Tall, Old and Young. The Christian Education Team has rented the Juniata Memorial Spray Park (209 W 12th Ave, Altoona) again for an evening of water fun. Mark your calendars for Friday, August 17. We have the entire park to ourselves from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Snacks and drinks will be provided. The church covers all costs.
Come prepared to have a fun, wet time and PLEASE, PLEASE invite your friends, relatives, neighbors...
All are welcome to join us in the fun! Help us plan with a RSVP to the church office (695-0072) or sign the sign-up sheet on the narthex table.
Join Pastor Marlys and others in Lunch/Brunch Connection, an opportunity to gather with senior adults and other interested people in restaurants having an easily accessible private room. Those gathered will eat together and join in a time of devotional sharing and prayer. Our next BRUNCH Connection is Friday, August 24 at 10:30 at Perkins -- in the back, private room. Reservations with Pastor Marlys (329-5604) by Thursday, Aug 23 are appreciated.
Ladies, mark your calendar now for Thursday, August 16 at 6:00 p.m. for a delightful evening of Dinner, Flower Pounding and Swimming at the Stuver/Farleman Cabana. The backyard is wheelchair accessible. Burgers, dogs and beverages will be provided. Look for a sign-up sheet for salads, sides or desserts. Bring swimsuits/towels to enjoy the pool. You will need to bring a small hammer and fresh, single layer flowers and ferns and leaves in water. (Echinacea, Coreopsis, Rose of Sharon, Cosmo, Pansy, Creeping Wire Vine, and Weeping Japanese Maple leaves are a few plant materials that work well. Other materials will be provided.) Flower pounding is a simple technique for transferring leaf and flower patterns, colors and shapes to cloth or paper. This can be done instantly by even novice crafters and requires no expensive equipment or materials.
Women of all ages and abilities are encouraged to come and enjoy a delicious meal, great fellowship, and a novel craft preserving God’s beautiful gift of nature!
Women’s Fellowship is always looking for new friends and new ideas.
Feel free to join us in serving our brothers and sisters in Christ.
HCOB Film Festival
The film festival is postponed until the fall season.
Tiger Pack Program—We are supporters of thhis 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 and 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.
We had a good day at Heritage Fair at Camp Blue Diamond on Saturday, September 23, 2017 with “His Coffee Shop.” In this endeavor we are happy to support Camp Blue Diamond and the ministries of Middle PA District.
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"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