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Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 1 July/August 2012 CHURCH COUNCIL COMMITTEE President: Danna Drescher (246-9302) CHAIRPERSONS Vice President: Bill Stone (417-6580) Christian Education Stephanie Kusmierski Treasurer: Bob Quickel (757-2872) (318-5445) Secretary: Robin Stump (244-4620) Endowment Bob Quickel (757-2872) Members: Charlotte Bergdoll (968- Evangelism Al Myers (741-2347) 3625), Joan Caruso (741-1626), Laura Fellowship Jeanné Hineline (747-8905) DiBiase (747-0435), Joyce Fengfish Finance Dean Henry (854-9840) CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF SPRY (741-1560), Curtis Ferree (741-0444), Good News Letter Property Ed Druck (741-0419) Nicole Figdore (318-7345), Kelly Miller Strawberry Festival Cindy Druck (747-0165), Raymond Rudacille (578- 1764), Adam Titter (812-0640), Pastor (741-0419) Jim 741-4639 (Office) or 757-1917 Mutual Ministry, Stewardship, Worship & (Home) Music May 15, 2012 meeting Treasurer’s Report: Filed for review. Committee Reports: Mission Trip Fund Inside This Issue will be taking over gift cards sales as a fundraiser. More information will be Church Council, Committees 1 presented at the June council meeting. Letter Carriers food drive brought in Birthdays, Endowment, Food Closet 2-4 about 500 pieces for our food closet. Finance, LSS Auxiliary 5 Old Business: Youth Sunday - gift for the seniors have been obtained. Prayer Requests 6 Lutheran Camping Corporation - a rep- Open Houses, Shurfine, Shut-ins 7 resentative will attend the June council meeting. Thank you, Well Span, Worship & Music 8 New Business: Church picnic - sched- Calendars, Schedules 9-12 uled for July 29, 2012. Jeanne Hineline Prayer Ventures 13-14 will co-ordinate and more information will be forthcoming. Church Picnic cover Next meeting: June 19, 2012 Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 2 BIRTHDAYS ENDOWMENT COMMITTEE July We are hopeful that with the past few months’ stock July 3 Herman Ladd market improvement that we will be able to July 7 Donna Fulton disburse funds in fall 2012. Please remember that July 8 Robin Stump there are no guarantees. Just as a reminder, the July 12 Jack Dunkle funds are disbursed based on the following: 30% July 13 Sara Laird will be reinvested for future needs, 10% will be des- July 18 Laura Winitsky ignated for outside benevolence, and the final 60% July 25 David Miller, will be disbursed based upon church member re- Catherine Stetler-Lighty quests. July 26 Edward Druck, Ronald Snider Jr. July 28 Dale Ruppert Applications should be received at the church no later then July 31, 2012. Endowment guidelines and August an application are on the next two pages. Any ques- August 1 Donaline Grove tions may be directed towards any of the committee August 2 Cassandra Beeler members: Danna Drescher, Donna Fulton, David August 5 Delorian Bretz, Nathan Caruso Miller, Bob Quickel, or Pastor Jim. August 7 Norman Gladfelter, Jr. August 9 Connie Moyer August 10 Christine Kinsley FACILITIES CALENDAR August 12 Douglas Boyer There is a calendar in the church office to be used by August 14 Brynn Gundel each committee as it sponsors an event. The event(s) August 18 Janet Julius should be listed on the calendar under the room(s) August 20 Linda Kashner that will be used for the event. August 27 Liam Titter August 28 Gary Aughenbaugh August 31 Grace Boyer FOOD CLOSET Below is a list of needed items. If you can donate any of these items, please mark the bag “Food Closet” and place it in the church. Curt Ferree (741- 0444) can be contacted with any questions. macaroni & cheese, dish detergent, laundry detergent, DIRECTORY paper goods such as toilet paper, tissues, paper Be sure to notify the church office if your address towels. and/or phone number changes. Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 3 Mabel Grove Trust Guidelines Deadline for the application is July 31, 2012 The funds are designated to fulfill the mission of the congregation. Mission Statement Centered in Christ to gather, grow and go. The application shall be placed in the Endowment Committee mailbox or mailed and received by the church office by July 31, 2012. The Endowment Committee will forward the respective application to the ap- propriate committee for review and for them to make a recommendation. The recommendations shall be sent to the Endowment Committee by August 31st and they will be reviewed and recommendations made for the Church Council appropriate to the amount of funds available. The Church Council will make the final decisions for these funds. Additional application forms may be created by copying the enclosed form or contacting the church office. After this process is complete we will have future disbursements, as funds allow, every six months. Just a reminder that 30% of the gain in the fund will be reinvested to help grow the fund for future min- istry. 10% of the increase has been designated towards ministry outside of this congregation. That could be something in our community, synod, nation or world. The remaining 60% will be disbursed this fall. Any questions may be directed towards the Endowment Committee members: Danna Drescher, Donna Fulton, David Miller, Bob Quickel, or Pastor Jim. With the volatility of the stock market, there is no guarantee that funds will be available. However, we are hopeful based on the past few months’ financial returns. Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 4 CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF SPRY 2385 South Queen Street, York, Pennsylvania 17402 MABEL GROVE PERPETUAL TRUST FUND GRANT APPLICATION Mission Statement Centered in Christ to gather, grow and go. Name of Committee or Individual Requesting Funds:__________________________________________ Phone Contact Number:______________________ Date of Request:________________________ Describe how the funds will be used: (attach paper if needed) _________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________ How will this project further the mission of the Church? (attach paper if needed) _________________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________________ List the items and approximate cost of the items needed to complete this project: Item Needed Approximate Cost Total amount requested _____________________ Date needed:_______________________ To be completed by the Endowment Committee ______Request referred to Committee Committee Name:_________________________ ______Request approved for Council review Amount suggested:_________________ ______Request denied _______Request approved _________Amount approved Comments: _________________________________________________________________________________________ Revised 03-03-12 Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 5 FINANCE COMMITTEE LSS AUXILIARY Membership Drive Attendance for April/May Thanks to those who contributed to this year’s mem- Apr 1 - 108, Apr 8 - 175, Apr 15 - 80, bership campaign. Our 2012 contribution totaled Apr 22 - 102, Apr 29 - 51 $225. During the membership drive, memorial con- May 6 - 65, May 13 - 68, May 20 - 70, May 27 - 101 tributions were received for Barry Grace and Margaret Automated Giving Program: Simply Giving Robertson. Simply Giving offers a simple way for you to act on a profound choice. By participating in this program, you can use electronic funds transfer (EFT) to give NEWSLETTER/WEBSITE your weekly, semi-monthly, or monthly financial The newsletter is available electronically on our web- gifts to Christ Lutheran Church of Spry. site at christspry.com or request an emailed copy by Sign up by completing the Member Authorization emailing the church at Christ.email@example.com Pa- Form available at each entrance and in the church per copies will be available for pick up in the narthex. office. Then, return the completed form to the church For those who are unable to pick one up at the church office or to Bob Quickel, Treasurer. or download one from the internet, contact the church Let Simply Giving help you build better stewardship office (741-4639) for other options. by turning a simple choice into a generous response. Please have information you would like included in If you have any questions, please call Bob Quickel the newsletter to the church office by the 15th of the prior month. (757-2872) Treasurer or the church office (741- 4639). If there is information you would like to have put on the website (christspry.com), email the information to Budget Update Our monthly income needed to meet our budget is the church office: Christ.firstname.lastname@example.org $15,246.00. In April our actual income was $17,117.87 and our expenses were $14,716.72. Please remember to mail your offering if you do not make it to church. PRAYER VENTURES Prayer Ventures can be obtained through the elca web- site: www.elca.org/prayerventures When viewing the newsletter on the website or in email, Prayer Ventures will not be included. However; Prayer Ventures is easily obtained through the above elca website. Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 6 PRAYER REQUESTS PRAYER REQUESTS continued Additions: Dennis and Mary Ann Barley. Dennis recently To have prayer requests included in the newsletter, please provide the information on the Welcome Sheet found out he has cancer. inserted into the weekly bulletin or call the church office Sarah Rehmeyer and her mother, Amy. The (741-4639). Prior to including names on our prayer family is dealing with Tourettes Syndrome. list, it is required that you receive the person’s permis- sion. Members Those added to the prayer list will be removed after Sandy Leese’s cancer has returned. three months, unless asked to be placed on the list again Friends and Family or updates are added. They will however Bruce Fetrow, brother of Lori Trout Whitebread, remain in our hearts & personal prayers. battling bladder cancer. Warren Foster, brother of Jeanné Hineline, contin- Call the Church Office at 717 741-4639 when: ues to battle cancer. A member of your family or a church friend is ad- Dr. Kenneth Holtzapple, brother of Yvonne Holt- mitted to the hospital (so that visits can be made and the zapple, has been diagnosed with lung cancer. proper people notified) Kelly Morrison There is a change to either your name, home or work phone number, e-mail or address (so that the church re- Ben and Ashley Stine and family, nephew of Judy cords and directory can be changed). Hess, stationed in Japan. Keep in your prayers. A new baby arrives in your family New Parents Dr. David and Megan Boyer’s son, Brett Eugene, A member of your household leaves for college or was born March 12, 2012. David is the son of establishes a new residence Lorrie and Rob Boyer and the grandson of Grace You desire to join Christ Lutheran or are planning a and the late Bob Boyer. wedding or baptism There is a death John and Maryam Boyer’s daughter, Soniyah Upcoming surgery Elizabeth, was born April 12, 2012. John is the You would like Pastor Jim to visit son of Lorrie and Rob Boyer and the grandson of If not during regular business hours, call Grace and the late Bob Boyer. Pastor Jim at 717 757-1917 when: A member is hospitalized in an emergency A death occurs Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 7 OPEN HOUSES SHURFINE Lily Ann Gardens Community Rewards Program Annual Open House As a Shurfine Gold Card shopper, you can support our Come and enjoy the blossoms of summer at our annual church simply by signing up for the program, then open house, Saturday, July 14, 2012 from 10 am – 2 each time you shop, a percentage of your Gold Card PM. Bring a friend or family, everyone is welcome. purchases will be credited to our church. There is no Ann and Ed Witman (741-5929) 1853 Ebony Drive, cost to you. Registration is easy. Register online at York. www.mycommunityrewards.com You will be asked to designate a nonprofit group from a drop-down list. If you have already registered, THERE IS NO NEED TO REGISTER AGAIN! If you have any questions about the Shurfine Community Rewards program, bro- chures are available in the Shurfine store at the cus- tomer service desk in the front of the store, or call the church office (741-4639). SHUT-INS July/August Kathryn Garrett Birthday: November 6 2321 Freedom Way, Room 136 York, PA 17402 Garden Railroad Open House On Saturday, August 18, 20112, the Geeseys will be Lois Jay Birthday: May 19 having an open house to share their interest in garden 1801 Folkemer Circle, Room 105 railroading. You are invited! The event begins at York, PA 17404 12:00 PM and ends when all have enjoyed. Mae Lightner Birthday: September 2 Our address is 2932 Exeter Drive, S., York PA 17403 110 Kreidler Avenue and our telephone number is 347-7637. York, PA 17402-4925 Marlyn and Doris Geesey Helena Weitkamp Birthday: April 29 The Haven at Springwood 2321 Freedom Way, Room 235 York, PA 17402 Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 8 THANK YOU WELLSPAN eGREETING I want to thank Pastor Jim for everything he did for If you know of a church member, family member or me and my family during our difficult time with the friend who is a patient at the York or Gettysburg passing of Nevin. I also want to thank the ladies and Hospitals WellSpan offers a free service to deliver a personal message on select stationary. gentlemen that did the luncheon, it was perfect. These greetings may be sent on “Get Well Soon”, Thank you also for the sympathy cards. “Thinking Of You” or “New Baby” stationary. It is a Sincerely, Nancy Mitzel nice way to let others know that you care. Simply go to https://egreeting.wellspan.org for details. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU to everyone who helped in any way, shape or form with this year’s Strawberry Festival. The weather couldn't have been better as well as the food and auction. Your support and dedication to this event is truly appreci- ated. Let me know if you have any suggestions for next year. Thanks again, Cindy Druck I would like to send a sincere thank you to all who WORSHIP AND MUSIC Communion Assistants participated in the Strawberry Festival in whatever If you have any questions regarding the communion capacity. Your cooperation and participation is assistant schedule, or if you need to make any changes sincerely appreciated. Danna Drescher to the schedule, please contact Mae Myers (741-2347). Just a thanks to say, your kindness really made my Soloist Schedule for the Summer Months day! To thank Dave and Joyce Fengfish for coming in July 1 to be determined July 8 The Troubedours and visiting me while I was in the hospital. Also the July 15 Jann Conrad & Gala Simpson cards I received while I was there and at home. And July 22 Joseph Rojahn also the help from Raymond. I hope we are done with July 29 to be determined Aug 5 to be determined our problems being sick or hurt for a while. May God Bless you always! Gloria Rudacille Aug 12 to be determined Aug 19 Mark Downs Aug 26 to be determined Sept 2 to be determined Substitute Children’s Church Leaders Andrea Anstine 741-3911, Jean Quickel 757-2872 Substitute Nursery Helpers Judith Hess 428-2740, Barb Mount 741-9164, Jeanné Hineline 747-8905 Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 10 WORSHIP ASSISTANTS FOR JULY If you are unable to serve on the Sunday assigned to you, please trade days with someone else or find a substitute and notify the church office (741-4639) with the corrected schedule. Date Acolyte Altar Children’s Communion Nursery Reader Ushers Guild Church Assistants Assistants 07-01 Emily Elaine Emily and Danna Stephanie Ryan Jeanné DiBiase Trimmer Liz DiBiase, Drescher, Kusmierski Snider and Will Jason Bob Quickel, Hineline Pepper Robin Stump 07-08 Aaron Darlene Erin Marlyn Doris Danna Dre- Jean and Miller Winters Titter Geesey, Geesey, scher Bob David Miller, Jeanné Quickel Adam Titter Hineline 07-15 Liz Laura and/or Kelly Doris Geesey, Judy Hess, Roger Christine DiBiase Roger Pepper Raymond Barb Mount DiBiase and Tim DiBiase Rudacille, Miller Bill Stone 07-22 Jason Vicki Carolyn Kathy Henry, Andrea Dave Sharon Pepper Dill Beeler Heidi Snider, Anstine, Miller and Curt Jamie Ferree Fitzkee 07-29 Emily Cindy Carolyn Laura DiBiase Jeanné Ken Al Myers, DiBiase Druck Beeler Mae Myers, Hineline Billet Betty and Bob Quickel Bill Stone Volume 16, No. 07/08, Page 12 WORSHIP ASSISTANTS FOR AUGUST If you are unable to serve on the Sunday assigned to you, please trade days with someone else or find a substitute and notify the church office (741-4639) with the corrected schedule. Date Acolyte Altar Children’s Communion Nursery Reader Ushers Guild Church Assistants Assistants 08-05 Aaron Elaine Emily and Danna Drescher, Stephanie Jean Jeanné and Miller Trimmer Liz DiBiase, Bob Quickel, Kusmierski Quickel Will Jason Robin Stump Hineline, Pepper Betty and 08-12 Liz Doris Erin Marlyn Geesey, Doris Lori Jean and DiBiase Geesey Titter David Miller, Geesey, Abel Bob Adam Titter Jeanné Quickel, Hineline Gloria and Raymond Rudacille 08-19 Jason Laura Kelly Doris Geesey, Judy Hess, Ryan Sharon and Pepper and/or Pepper Raymond Barb Mount Snider Curtis Roger Rudacille, Ferree DiBiase Bill Stone 08-26 Rebecca Vicki Carolyn Kathy Henry, Andrea Al The Snider Dill Beeler Heidi Snider, Anstine, Myers Les Miller Jamie Family Fitzkee 09-02 Rebecca Cindy Heidi Danna Drescher, Kelly Green, Sharon Polanzke Druck Snider Bob Quickel, Stephanie Ferree Robin Stump Kusmierski inside cover CHURCH PICNIC Sunday, July 29 Begins with lunch at 1:00 PM Rain or Shine The annual church picnic will be held at Camp Myers Retreat Center Sunday, July 29, 2012. Meat, drinks, place settings will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share and lawn chairs. Bring games for everyone to enjoy… or just relax!! A short Vesper Service will be held at 3:00 PM. Directions to the Retreat Center: Take Rt. 74 north to Dover. Five miles from the Dover square is Mockingbird Road, turn right. The Retreat Center is at the end of the road. (Look for signs) CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH OF SPRY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION 2385 South Queen Street US POSTAGE PAID, PERMIT #13 York, PA 17402 DALLASTOWN, PA 17313 717 741-4639 Return Service Requested Christ.email@example.com www.christspry.com Church Picnic Join us on Sunday July 29th at Camp Myers Retreat Center for our annual church picnic. Meat, drinks, and place settings will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share, lawn chairs and games for everyone to enjoy. Lunch will be at 1:00 PM. We will have a brief Vesper service at 3:00 PM.
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