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PERIODICALS THIS WEEK AT ST. M ATTHEW SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 8:00 AM: Praise Band & Choir, Auditorium 8:45 AM: Library Open, Lobby 10:00 AM: Chancel Choir, Music Room 12:00-4:00 PM: Fair Parking, Felicia Grove 12:15 PM: Chancel Choir Luncheon, Music Room 4:00-8:00 PM: Fair Parking, Danelle Newman 6:00 PM: Luther League, Gym & Youth center MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 4:00-8:00 PM: Fair Parking, Bill Steel 6:00 PM: Cub Scouts, Rooms 14, 15, 16 7:00 PM: Sisters of Faith ChristCare, Mbr. Home 7:00 PM: Beginnings ChristCare, Room 2 PASTORAL STAFF 7:15 PM: St. Matthew Book Review, Lobby Rev. Kevin T. Shively Lead Pastor 7:30 PM: Linda McIntyre ChristCare, Mbr. Home Rev. Keith C. Fair Associate Pastor TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 Rev. Diane G. Wenthe Visitation Pastor 1:30 PM: WELCA Circle #4, Parlor ASSOCIATES IN MINISTRY 4:00-8:00 PM: Fair Parking, Mike Folkemer Debbie N. Frey Christian Education Director 6:45 PM: GriefShare Support Group, Room 2 Jonathan A. Noel Music Director/Organist 7:00 PM: St. Matthew Basketball, Gym Danelle M. Newman Youth Director WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Charles L. Bollinger Youth Center Director 6:45 AM: Men’s Faith Sharing Breakfast, Alexanders PASTOR EMERITUS 9:30 AM: WELCA Circle #1, Room 203 The Reverend Dr. E. Gordon Ross 4:00-8:00 PM: Fair Parking, Doug Holtzapple rd Broadcaster Information Due for Sept. 23 . THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 DAILY BIBLE READINGS 10:00 AM: Martha ChristCare, Parlor Mon: Isaiah 38:10-20 4:00-8:00 PM: Fair Parking, Scouts FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 Tues: Hebrews 12:3-13 4:00-8:00 PM: York Fair Parking, Mike Folkemer Wed: Matthew 17:14-21 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Thurs: Psalm 116:1-9 8:30 AM: Praise Band, Auditorium Fri: John 3:13-17 12:00-4:00 PM: York Fair Parking, Tom Leader Sat: Matthew 21:23-32 4:00-8:00 PM: York Fair Parking, Scouts BROADCASTER ON WEBSITE NOW’S THE TIME Check out the Broadcaster on St. Matthew The committees are gearing up for their new year website at www.stmatt.org. Posted by noon on and need your suggestions and assistance. Consider Wednesday of each week. joining a committee and call the church office now, 845-2721 and we’ll place you in contact with the committee chairperson of your choice. PLEASE REMEMBER Food and drink are not permitted in the Nave, Chapel or Auditorium at any time. Thanks for your faithfulness in maintaining these areas as sacred spaces. ST MATTHEW EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH 839 West Market Street York, PA 17401-3607 (717) 845-2721 FAX (717) 845-3476 Visit us on the web at www.stmatt.org e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org Volume 69 Number 37 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 9, 2012 ST. MATTHEW BROADCASTER SEPTEMBER UPCOMING EVENTS September 7th thru 16th – St. Matthew Fair Parking September 16th – SCS Teacher Installation, 9:00 AM Promotion Sunday for Children Kids Kingdom, 3:00 PM, Visiting Annie the Palm Sunday Donkey and her new “colt” September 23rd – 1st Graders Receive Bibles, 9:00 & 11:00 AM September 25th – Tidings Info Due for Oct./Nov. Issue September 30th – Healing Service, 8:00, 9:00 & 11:00 AM Catechism Seminar, 12:30 – 2:30 PM, Parlor YORK FAIR If you’re attending the York Fair this year make sure you park at St. Matthew. The Madison Avenue Gate entrance is just a hop, skip and jump from our parking lots. All donations made will help support the League, Scouts and Athletic Teams, projects, events and fees. Every dollar counts! GRIEFSHARE St. Matthew wil again be providing the 13 week GriefShare Program on Tuesday evenings starting September 18th from 6:45 to 8:45 PM. GriefShare offers to grieving adults the understanding of how to cope with the loss of their loved one and support in their grieving process. To register, contact the church office at 845-2721 or e-mail, email@example.com. ST MATTHEW BROADCASTER (USPS 516-380) – Published each week by St. Matthew Lutheran Church, York, PA. Publication office:839 West Market St., York, PA 17401-3607. Beverly Gohn, Editor. Periodicals postage paid at York, PA 17405. POSTMASTER: “ADDRESS SERVICE REQUESTED” To St. Matthew Broadcaster, 839 West Market St., York, PA 17401-3607. 717-845-2721. WELCOME TO ST. MATTHEW EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH Traditional Worship – 8:00 and 11:00 AM (Nave) Contemporary Worship – 9:00 AM (Auditorium) If you are our guest this morning, we welcome you! Please sign the attendance register and include your address. Worship at 11:00 AM (Broadcast Live on WOYK 1350 AM) HEARING ASSISTANCE RECEIVERS are available and are located ASSISTING MINISTERS -8:00, 9:00, & 11:00 AM at the west entrance to the nave prior to worship services. Cantor: (8:00 & 11:00) Ken Mummert LARGE PRINT WORSHIP MATERIALS are also available at all Lead Singer: (9:00) Bill Steel entrances. An usher will assist you. CHILD CARE PAGERS are Ensemble: (8:00) Rise & Shine Choir; (9:00) Praise Band available for parents of small children. See a member of the & Choir; (11:00) Chancel Choir child care staff in the Nursery Acolytes: (8:00) James Fischer: (11:00) David Foery, Luke Foery Prelude Altar: (8:00) Cheryl Brenneman, Linda Knotwell; (9:00) Welcome Becky Bankert, Kelly Ott; (11:00) Ann Dattisman, Beth *Confession and Forgiveness Fogleman *Hymn #660 Lift High the Cross Lector: Kelly Ott *Greeting & Prayer of the Day Communion Assistants: (8:00) Mark Fischer, Kelly Ott; First Reading Isaiah 35:4-7a (9:00) Andy Erdley, Marsha Fuhrman, Deb Olewiler; Psalm 146 (11:00) Karen Hale, Ann Dattisman Second Reading James 2:1-17 Communion Presenters: (8:00) Diane & Phil Frey; *Gospel Acclamation (11:00) John & Faith Myers & family *Gospel Reading Mark 7:24-37 Ushers: (8:00) Cheryl & Joel Brenneman, Tim Carr, Alicia Sermon “Can Faith Save You?” Pastor Fair Danner, Gerald & Lisa Mease, Karen L. Miller, Mike Myers; *Hymn #592 Just As I Am, without One Plea (9:00) Dwight & Marsha Fuhrman, Cylissa Holtzapple, *Apostles’ Creed, p. 105 Doug Holtzapple, Fred & Suzan Wentzel; (11:00) Tony *Prayers & Peace Coggeshall, Jim Crimmel, Gordon Farscht, Eugene Gruver, Announcements & Offering Evie & Chuck Long, Peggy Roche, LaVere Roseman, Choral Offering Burkhardt Seth Roseman, Brad Ruppert, David Ruppert, Fred From All That Dwell Below the Skies Sprenkle *Presentation #467 Library Aide: Elizabeth Senft We Place Upon Your Table, Lord Coffee Fellowship: No Sign-Up *Offering Prayer (custodians are not responsible for coffee time) *Great Thanksgiving, p. 107-112 Welcome Team: Maggie & Mike Wood, Susan & Cliff Communion Distribution Lynd, Bev Grove, Byron Grove, Tish Boring, Louise Worley Communion Song #715 Christ, Be Our Light *Prayer & Blessing *Hymn #807 Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing KIDS KINGDOM *Dismissal & Postlude th Will meet Sunday, September 16 . We will be . visiting “Annie” the Palm Sunday Donkey and her new HOMEBOUND MEMBERS’ BIRTHDAYS colt, for a reunion. Don’t dress your best. The barn is a Please remember in prayer and with cards this St. rd barn!! The visit will be lots of fun. New 3 graders and Matthew homebound member who celebrates her parents are welcome. Drivers may be needed for this birthdays in OCTOBER: trip to Winterstown. th Grace Fuhrman – 26 As a good steward of God’s creation, St. Matthew Lutheran Church recycles paper. Please help us by leaving paper worship materials at your seat or by using the blue recycling bins located at the exits. RADIO MINISTRY SPONSORS PKS CORNER 11:00 AM BROADCAST ON WOYK 1350AM Sunday Dinner – Taste and See that the Lord is To the Glory of God and: Good! .…..is the name of the next sermon series by In honor of our son’s marriage, Mike Gable to Lori Pastors Shively and Fair, and focuses on another topic Bowermaster, on September 8th, 2012. Thank God for from Luther’s Small Catechism: Holy Communion. From all his blessings! Sponsored with love, Mom and Dad September 23 to October 21, 2012 preachers will Gable. address questions like: Why is there no “Lord’s Supper” In appreciation for all the blessing in my life and for at the last supper in John’s gospel? Why is John’s sixth my St. Matthew family, and in honor of my chapter so long? Why does Jesus call himself the Bread grandmother, Donna Rawhouser (Sr.). Sponsored by of Life? And how did he ever get into the fast food Tina Rawhouser Vojar. business? KCF THIS WEEK’S BROADCASTER To the Glory of God and: In loving memory of Mark S. Doll, whose birthday HAS GOD GIVEN YOU THE GIFT TO COOK? would have been September 10th and my husband, Has God given you the gift to be able to cook? If so, John F. Doll on what would have been our 57th the youth ministry at St. Matthew can use your talents. wedding anniversary, September 24th. Sponsored by We are looking for people who would be willing to Phyllis Doll. prepare a meal for a youth meeting (or purchase the In memory of the life of Luther and Pauline Lehr by meal). The meal would need to be ready to eat on a their daughter, Helen L. Diehl and family. given Sunday at 5:30 PM. We would like to encourage THIS WEEK’S FLOWERS those who volunteer to stay and enjoy the meal with the To the Glory of God and: youth group but it is not necessary if you would prefer In honor of the 48th wedding anniversary of Edmund not. If you feel this is a way you could help and are and Josephine Dick on September 12th. Placed by interested in being a part of the youth ministry, please their children and grandchildren. contact Danelle Newman at In honor of the September 10th birthday of Beth firstname.lastname@example.org.She looks forward to Gross. Placed by her family, Don, Amy, Matt and hearing from you! Smoke and her parents, Paul and Sandra Hershey. In memory of my parents, Alma and Ralph Shultz, MARRIAGE BANNS on their birthdays: Alma, September 9th and Ralph, Amy Michelle Gross and Scott Allen Hoff ask for your September 11th and their wedding anniversary, prayers and invite the congregation to share in the joy of September 14th. Placed by Jock and Mike. In loving memory of Mrs. Lillian H. Bair, whose their wedding ceremony to be held in the St. Matthew nd birthday would have been September 10th. Placed by Nave on Saturday, September 22 at 2:00 PM. her grandchildren and great grandchildren, the McWilliams family. FALL SUNDAY SCHOOL DATES Sept. 9 – Classes for Adults & Youth begin. Children TIDINGS return to last year’s classroom for 1 Sunday. Here is the next 2012 Tidings due date for articles Sept. 16 – Children’s 2012-2013 classes begin in and photographs. Forward your information to Deb & new classes. SCS Teacher Installation at the 9:00 AM Randy Gutacker at email@example.com. service. th September 25 for the Oct./Nov. issue. Sept. 23 – First Graders receive Bibles at the 9:00 & 11:00 AM services. BOOK REVIEW MEMBERS MEETING The Book Review Group will meet Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:15 PM in the Gathering Space to review “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot. Please be aware, from time to time St. Matthew photographers will be taking photos or videos of church events. These could be used in church publications and the St. Matthew website.