PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
On-site worship services at AELC have resumed. Council has adopted the following precautions that will be taken for all on-site worship services at this time.
Please note that on-line worship will continue to be held each Sunday at 9:30am.
“Find Sunday worship with Pastor Zach online on Facebook
until the quarantine is lifted "
WOMEN'S GROUP: Next meeting date to be determined
MEN'S GROUP BIBLE & BREW Next meeting date to be determined
YOUTH AND MISSION
FOOD DISTRIBUTION: AELC will be hosting another Food Distribution on Monday August 24 from 1:30pm - 3pm. We will be assembling and distributing Power Packs as well as partnering with Helping Harvest again for food distribution. Please call 484-663-8395 to register or with questions. Thank you AELC for your continued effort and contribution to help provide for our community!
FOLLOW US! Our youth have their own Instagram page. Follow us to see all the great things we do-such as Mission Trips, Interwoven, CAT class and more! Our handle is @aelc_youth! Check out all the amazing things we are doing through our faith!
VIRTUAL YOUTH GROUP
Join AELC and St. John’s on Sunday August 30 for Virtual Youth Group. Youth Group will start at 6 pm and is open to all youth 7th-12th grade. Contact Kristen at email@example.com for your Zoom invite! We can’t wait to see you!
INTERWOVEN: Mark your calendars for our next Interwoven on Sunday, September 20! Join us at AELC at 5pm for a social distance picnic and activity (weather permitting). Each family will be asked to pack their own picnic, and we will spread out on the lawn for an evening of community, dinner, and service. If bad weather, Interwoven will be moved onto Zoom. Please let Kristen know if you plan to attended!
AELC BOOK CLUB: AELC's book club is taking a summer vacation! Over the summer we're reading I Am the Messenger by Marcus Zusak. We will resume meeting on Thursday August 20 outside at AELC (weather permitting) to discuss I Am the Messenger, as well as to pick our next book and resume our normal meeting/reading schedule. Share with us what you read this summer by tagging AELC and #AELCbookclub. Happy Reading!
POWER PACKS: "Allegheny Lutheran Church is partnering with Immanuel United Christ Church and the Governor Mifflin School District to assemble and provide Power Packs to families in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Each Power Pack is meant to provide a family of 5 with some supplementary items. We are looking for donations to help us with these Power Packs. Below is a list of items we are looking for. If you are able to donate any, please leave the items in the donation box marked Power Packs, in the space between the double doors.
1. Juice or Powdered drink mix
2. Box of Granola bars/breakfast item
3. Individual packs of Apple sauce or fruit or jars/cans of
4. Microwaveable Mac-n-cheese or Chef Boyardee
5. Ramon Noodles, egg noodles
6. Packs or boxes of crackers
7. Snack bags (chips, pretzels, popcorn) microwave popcorn
9. Fruit snacks
10. Boxes cereal
11. peanut butter
12. Paper products
13. Pasta and sauce
14. Monetary Donations ( donations can be given online or app via tithe.ly, specified to the Brecknock Outreach Fund)
Thank you for your generosity and willingness to help our Mustang Nation neighbors."
FAIR TRADE UPDATE! Thank You For Your Support
Thank you for continuing to support the Fair Trade Ministry during the quarantine. We were delighted to see that we are still making sales! Fresh inventory has been recently added, including Palestinian Medjool Dates, and lots of chocolate to get us through the summer months. If there are items you wish to purchase or you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will be happy to assist you.
Many Thanks, Janine and Connie
SAVE THE DATE! Concern “Wish List” Christmas Program: AELC will again be receiving the names of children in the foster care program with what they would like for Christmas. The names should be available by October 4. Any questions, please contact Susan Messner at 610-777-7776.
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