Easter Flower Order Form

For an opportunity to decorate the sanctuary with beautiful spring flowers on Easter Morning complete the following form.  The form and payment can be returned in the offering plate on Sunday mornings or to Stacey Simons, 814-881-1323, stacey.simons111@gmail.com, by Sunday, March 18th:  2018 Easter Flower Order Form  ...
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The Big Event: Discovering Joy Right Where You Are

The Presbytery of Lake Erie invites you to “The Big Event: Discovering Joy Right Where You Are” March 10th from 9am until 3pm, @ 1st Church of the Covenant, Erie.  Registration forms are available in the foyer. Our keynote speaker will be Rev. David Hansen, retired Presbyterian pastor (having served congregations in Montana, and Cincinnati, OH). He is also an accomplished author (The Art of Pastoring: Ministry Without All the Answers and Loving the Church You Lead: Pastoring with Acceptance and Grace). David is also a contributing editor for Leadership Journal (a publication for clergy/church leaders, published by Christianity Today Institute). It will be a day filled with workshops and worship, and lunch, and will leave you feeling encouraged, refreshed and ready for joyful service to our Lord! Cost is $15 each (includes lunch)—payable online, by mail or at the door. Please register by Feb. 28 @ www.pbylakeerie.org or by mail. Babysitting will be available (call 456-4243)....
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Thy Will Be Done Lenten Study Group

The Lenten Study Group will begin on Tuesday, 2/20 at 6:30 pm. The first three will be at Elmwood Avenue and the last three will be at Belle Valley. The studies will follow the themes of our worship series (“Thy Will Be Done”) in Lent, and light refreshments will be provided! Please come and join in the fun and fellowship with our brothers and sisters in Christ!...
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One Great Hour of Sharing

The Mission and Outreach Committee encourages these service opportunities in the coming months: The One Great Hour of Sharing (http://onegreathourofsharing.org/)  all-church offering will be received on Easter Sunday (4/16). Return all “fish” banks. There will also be special OGHS offering envelopes available beginning Palm Sunday. This historic offering provides relief efforts to those in natural disaster, to refugees who’ve had to flee violence in their own civil war-torn nations, to those in need of education/micro-financing to strengthen and develop their own agribusiness/starter businesses, to provide new and clean sources of water/wells, to provide health education/care for those in desperate need, etc. We want to respond to the needs of the world in a significant way—we’ve given over $400.00 on several occasions in the past, so let’s shoot for $450.00 this year! Pray about your part in this life-giving effort!  ...
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