WORSHIP - THIS SUNDAY
May 19 – 5th Sunday of Easter
9:00 am Faith Formation Gathering
10:30 am Combined Worship – HC
ADULT FAITH FORMATION SCHEDULE: Plan on joining us to hear our excellent guest speakers and take part in interesting Bible Studies. We meet in the Wittenberg Room from 9:30 - 10:20am each Sunday morning. Upcoming speakers include the following:
May 19 – Last Day of Faith Formation. No class. Join us in the sanctuary as the children present a review of what was learned throughout the year.
INTERWOVEN - Meets next on Sunday May 19, 2019 5 pm
You are invited to an evening of service, discussion and food, as we gather together to engage one another. Join us at AELC for our newest mission guided by our Youth with a central focus on the passions for service of our youth and young adults.
WOMEN'S GROUP: Next meeting Wednesday, June 19 at 5:30 pm
MEN'S GROUP BIBLE & BREW - meets next on Wednesday, May 22 - 7 pm
SPRING SERRV SALE: It’s here! . . . With the success of our Christmas SERRV sale, we are offering a Spring SERRV sale. All you need to do is use this web link, serrv.org?a=aelc-bcc to order your items. A percentage of the sales will help send our kiddos to Bear Creek Camp. Orders can only be placed online and this is the only way credit will be applied. Thanks for purchasing items to support fair trade as well as our Bear Creek Campers. Deadline to order is May 31st!
HELP NEEDED! Breakfast sandwiches for Opportunity House will be made at AELC on Friday, May 17 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Please volunteer your time for this worthy mission. Contact Helen Heath to volunteer or if you have questions.
Last Day of Faith Formation Celebration
Sunday, May 19, 2019 Sanctuary – 9am.
Join us as each class shares a presentation on something it learned in Faith Formation this year, followed by an ice cream party in the Fellowship Hall.
God Bless Our Graduates!
Celebrating your achievement (high school, college, or advanced degree) with a special blessing and reception on Sunday, May 19 at the combined 10:30 am service.
REMINDER: CONGREGATION MEETING - SUNDAY, JUNE 9
TICKET DISTRIBUTION for the READING FIGHTIN PHILS on TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019
Tickets and wristbands will be available for distribution after each service through May.
Ticket cost is $5.00 per seat. Children 4 and under are free.
Gluttony Night wristband cost is $9.00.
Payment will be required at the time you receive your tickets and wristbands. If paying by check, please make your check payable to “Allegheny Lutheran Church”.
If you have any questions, please see Mike Grim or through email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAVE THE DATES!
CONGREGATION MEETING - SUNDAY, JUNE 9
Save the date – June 23, for a celebration of Nancy Trievel’s retirement. It will be a potluck meal held in the fellowship hall after the 9:30 am worship service, on Nancy’s last day as our Church Musician and Director of Choirs!
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
This summer, we will host movie nights for VBS. Once a month throughout the summer we will gather families together for a meal, a movie and activities to support the Christian film. Join us Wednesdays from 5:30 pm – 8 pm June 12, July 10 and August 14. All ages are welcome. More details to come.
WBMD DAY CAMP
Bring your friends for the WBMD Day Camp being held here at AELC. This year Bear Creek Camp counselors will lead the week of large group gatherings, games, crafts, music and fun. The camp runs from Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28 from 9 am to 3 pm for all children who have completed K-6. Cost is $35/child. Lunch is included.
Handbell Musicians of America Area II
Young Ringer & Adult Handbell Festival Concert
Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster
FREE Public Concerts on Sunday, June 30 - Come and hear the AELC Bell Choirs play!
WORSHIP SCHEDULE: MAY
SUMMER SERVICES SCHEDULE BEGINS
May 26 – 6th Sunday of Easter
8:15 am Service of the Word
9:30 am Combined Worship - HC
*Communion will be celebrated every Sunday during the summer months.
CHURCH LOCK UP SCHEDULE: MAY
May 12 James Messner 610-777-7776
May 19 John Thomas 610-875-0067
May 26 Jim Spangler 717-445-6537
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