Trinity Lutheran Church
106 W. Penn Street, Bedford, PA 15522 Office Hours: Monday-Friday; 9:00 am-5:00 pm phone: (814) 623-8813 Fax: (814) 623-1361 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.trinitylutheranbedford.com
November 15, 2009
(+ = Times of Corporate Worship)
Sunday (15) + Pentecost 24 - Eucharists: 8:30 & 11:00 am Sunday School w/ Children & Youth: 9:45 am Adult Forum ~ The Book of Faith/Growing Disciples: 9:45 am Youth Gatherings ~ Christmas Play Rehearsal: 2:00-3:30 pm + Matins & Bible Study will NOT Gather this week Diners & Travelers: Noon Faith & Fun Club: 3:15 pm Free Community Dinner: (St Thomas RC) Serving from 5:30 – 6:30 pm Women of Trinity Fellowship & Service ~ Pig in A Poke Auction: 7:00 pm Bell Choir Rehearsal: 6:00 pm + Vespers: 7:00 pm Christmas Cantata Choir Rehearsal: 7:30 pm Anthem Choir Rehearsal: 8:10 pm Church Office closed Church Council ~ Special Meeting: 7:00 pm Church Office closed
Thursday (19) Friday (20)
Next Week… + Feast of Christ The King - Eucharists: 8:30 & 11:00 am Sunday School w/ Children & Youth: 9:45 am Adult Forum ~ The Book of Faith/Growing Disciples: 9:45 am Youth Gatherings ~ Christmas Play Rehearsal: 2:00-3:30 pm Tuesday (24) + Matins & Bible Study: 10:00 am Faith & Fun Club: 3:15 pm Free Community Dinner: (Methodists) Serving from 5:30 – 6:30 pm Wednesday (25) Bell Choir Rehearsal: 6:00 pm + Thanksgiving Eve ~ Special Eucharist: 7:00 pm Worship Team Removing Harvest Decorations from Nave: 7:30 pm Christmas Cantata Choir Rehearsal ~ 7:30 pm Anthem Choir Rehearsal: 8:10 pm Thursday (26) Happy Thanksgiving! ~ Church Office Closed Fri & Sat (27 & 28) Bell Ringing for Salvation Army Sunday (22)
Please Join Us for Fellowship & Refreshments in Trinity Hall ! ~ Every Sunday at 9:30 am ~ If you enjoy sharing in this weekly fellowship time, please step up and take your turn as a host!
~ Growing Years Child Day Care Ministry at Trinity ~ Administered by Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries Monday through Friday, 6:30 am-5:30 pm For More Information & Registration Details call 623-2096
Free Community Dinner Notes... Every Tuesday ~ Serving from 5:30-6:30 pm ... Ministering to the needs of the “un-employed” and the “under-employed” in our community, Trinity is working with other local churches to provide a “Free Community Dinner” to those who would appreciate the support. Dinner is served, every Tuesday, at Trinity. ... This coming Tuesday (11/17), parishioners of St Thomas the Apostle R. C. Church will be serving the meal. Salvation Army Bell Ringing & Children’s Winter Clothing Ministry Shoppers... ... Adults and Youth/Children (accompanied by an adult) are invited to “Ring the Bell” for Salvation Army. Last year, Trinity’s efforts (combined with other churches and service clubs of the community) generated over $17,000 which has assisted local families with the basic necessities of shelter, food, warmth. Please sign up in Trinity Hall for one of the available 2-hour shifts. on the Friday, Saturday, or Sunday of Thanksgiving Weekend at either the Giant Eagle or Save-a-lot Grocery Stores. Trinity’s “Local Children’s Winter Clothing Ministry” is being coordinated by Mary Ann Martz. This year, we have 30 children for whom to shop, and 23 shoppers have already signed up to serve. Shoppers will be provided with a list of necessities and sizes and can shop, at their leisure. Financial resources are provided through the congregation’s special offerings, fall foliage breakfast & food booth profits, and a Care in Communities Grant from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. See Mary Ann with any questions. ~ Please, team-up with a friend and put your faith into action ~
Worship & Music Ministries
Next Sunday ~ November 22 – “The Feast of the Christ the King”... ... This feast day celebrates the conclusion of the Church’s Liturgical Year, as we celebrate the ultimate glorification of Christ as his splendor and lordship is revealed to all creation... Please be sure to worship with us! ... Pr Tim Knauss, our newly-called Assistant to the Bishop of the Allegheny Synod, will be with us to serve as the preacher for the day. Pr Knauss (a graduate of Penn State and Trinity Seminary in Columbus, Ohio) served as pastor of St Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Martinsburg for the past 15+ years. Many of our youth know Pr Knauss from our shared travel to recent ELCA youth gatherings. In his new task with the Allegheny Synod, Pr Knauss primary focus is to work with congregations to enhance and develop comprehensive and effective outreach and evangelism ministries. Thanksgiving Eve ~ Join Us for a Special Evening Eucharist... Wednesday, November 25; 7:00 pm Parishioners and friends are invited to join us for a special Eucharist (The Church’s “Great Thanksgiving”) on the eve of this national holiday. Pass the word and extend an invitation to neighbors and visitors who may be coming home for the holiday weekend. And then... Sunday, November 29, is the First Sunday of Advent! Advent is the (4-week) season of the Church year that invites Christians to be a people who worship our Lord mindful of his promise to come again and draw all creation into the fullness of God’s reign. These days have long been practiced by Christians as days of preparation as we consider our lives and witness in light of our Lord’s ultimate and promised return. As we prepare our homes and communities for the celebration of our Lord’s birth through the coming weeks, so, during these days of Advent, we consider his call to us, his people, and we encourage one another to prepare our lives to greet him with a living and vibrant faith, active in love. Matins ~ Morning Prayer... Tuesday Mornings – 10:00 am The Office of Morning Prayer is a simple liturgy of readings, prayers, and canticles which invites us to give thanks to God in the morning hours as our day begins. Please join us, in Trinity Hall, and, if you can, stay for our weekly Bible Study which follows the liturgy. Vespers ~ Evening Prayer... Wednesday Evenings; 7:00 pm The Office of Evening Prayer has been a time of worship, traditionally sung as the sun was setting, since the 5th century. The brief liturgy is contemplative and marked by candlelight, melodic canticles (songs from the scriptures), prayers, and readings. For parishioners and friends seeking a time of serene and reflective corporate worship, this liturgy is renewing and fulfilling. Please invite a friend and join us.
Christmas Cantata Choir Rehearsals Continue~ Please Join Us! Meet some new friends and join your voice in this special “Christmas Choir”, which will sing “From Darkness Into Light”, an original composition by Terry Osman. We’ll sing the Cantata as part of the congregation’s Christmas Festival the Sunday afternoon before Christmas (December 20) and at worship the Sunday after Christmas (December 27). We’ll have weekly rehearsals, on Wednesday evenings, at 7:30 pm. See Terry or any of the musicians with any questions. Abbreviated Eucharists... Upcoming Gatherings: Sundays, November 29 and December 20; 12:30 pm These liturgies are celebrated approximately every 3 weeks in Trinity Hall and are kept to about 20-25 minutes. For those who find it difficult to get going in the morning, navigating around the nave, or for whom the lengthier hour (or so) liturgy is prohibitive, this is the perfect opportunity to be a part of corporate worship around Word & Sacrament.
Children & Youth Learning & Fellowship Ministries
... Sunday Morning Sunday School ...
Every week, at 9:45 am... ... Preschool Children (mainly 3 & 4 year olds) gathers weekly for Bible Stories, Crafts, Songs, Socialization, and Activities. ... Elementary Grade Children (K-2 & 3-5) have concluded their weeks of participating in “God Cares for Us, so We Care for Others”, in which we explored Bible Stories and engaged in visits among our local homebound neighbors. Now, we’re exploring the Christmas Story and preparing our annual Christmas Pageant. ... Middle School & Sr High Youth are gathering for lessons and discussions on Biblical Stories, Themes, and Images, including the ELCA Youth Gathering’s “Change for Change” World Hunger project.
Faith & Fun Club Tuesdays; 3:15-4:30 pm Faith and Fun is our after-school fellowship and learning ministry with children in grades K-5. Charter Bus Transportation is provided from the Bedford Elementary School. Adult and youth helpers have a great time with the kids! Pre-Registration forms are available in Trinity Hall as are the special release forms which are required by the school...
Children’s Christmas Pageant... Children in grades K-5 On Sunday Mornings during the Sunday School hour (9:45 – 10:45 am), through the months of November and December, we’ll be exploring the Christmas Story as we prepare a special Christmas Pageant which we’ll share with the congregation at the annual Trinity Family Festival on Sunday afternoon, December 20. Additional rehearsals will be held in Trinity Hall each Tuesday AFTER Faith & Fun from 4:30-5:15 p.m. Please be sure to send your child’s play script with them. Parents are encourage to bring your children to be a part of this great experience. Youth’s Christmas Play Rehearsals... Sunday afternoons 2:00-3:30 pm We’ll be gathering every Sunday afternoon (through late December) from 2:00-3:30 pm, in Trinity Hall as we spend time together preparing for this winter’s Youth Play which we’ll present at “Trinity Family Festival” Sunday afternoon, December 20. This year’s play, “Nativity Idol”, is a spoof on the popular t.v. show, “American Idol”. Invite your friends to join us and pass the word! Confirmation Ministry Youth & Mentors... ... Please note that there are numerous opportunities on the schedule for service, outreach, and fellowship ministries (bell ringing, winter clothing shoppers, caroling, etc.) While these are intended for the participation of all parishioners, they are especially appropriate for you to share together. Please be sure to stay connected and involved. ... Youth are also reminded that participating in the ongoing youth activities of the parish (especially the upcoming weekly play rehearsals), along with regular Worship & Sunday School participation, are expectations of those preparing to celebrate the Rite of Confirmation... Families – please remind and support your sons and daughters in these Spiritual Disciplines which build and nurture our Faith... Middle School & Sr High Youth (and families)... Pittsburgh Youth Quake & Youth Zone ~ Friday-Sunday, January 29-31, 2010 Our Middle School Youth will NOT be going to Baltimore in early January for the annual Youth Encounter “Youth Quake” weekend... Instead, we will be attending the Pittsburgh Quake which is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, January 29-31 (2010). Same great schedule, bands, music, treks, and speakers – just a different location!!! And – this same weekend, the Sr High Youth Zone will be held in Pittsburgh, making our transportation much simpler. ... The Middle School and Sr High Youth will have some modest over-lap at the event, but the treks and the break-out groups will be kept separated for age-appropriate conversations and interests. ... So – whether you’re in Middle School or Senior High Grades – mark the calendar and plan to join us for a great weekend! Great Bands, Great Speakers, and A Great Time! ... Late Registration (includes event, hotel, meals, transportation): $204.00 ~ subtract $50.00 if you worked at the Fall Foliage Lunch Fundraiser.
Adult Learning Ministries
Adult Forum ~ Sunday Morning Studies... “Book of Faith “ & “Growing Disciples” ~ Sundays Mornings, 9:45 am We’re beginning this year’s “Adult Forum” series with “Growing Disciples”, a Bible Study from the ELCA’s Book of Faith Initiative, which encourages us to grow and mature in our lives as followers of Jesus. We’ll talk about what it means to be a Follower, a Learner, a Minister, a Living Example, a Witness, and a Leader. These presentations and discussions, led by Pr Short, will continue through early December. Please join us, in Trinity Hall.
Adult Mid-Week Bible Studies... Tuesday, 10:00 am ... Bible Study is one of the most basic and traditional of Christian Disciplines, and is the mark of a devout, alive, and maturing Faith... Gathering enables us to read, explore, and reflect on the Scriptures together with fellow Christians. Bible Study is a time-tested way to a deeper and abiding Faith... ... This fall, our weekday Bible Study (which we begin with Morning Prayer/ Matins), is exploring the readings of the Sunday Lectionary from the previous Sunday, to more fully appreciate the texts, their images, and their implications for Christian Faith & Living. Bring along a Bible, invite a friend, and plan to join us! ... Please see Pr Short for more information.
Trinity Book Club Next Gathering ~ Wednesday, December 9, 1:30 pm Trinity Book Club, coordinated by Pat Macchiarolo, will hold their next monthly gathering at the “Eternity Tea Room”, Main Street, in Everett. They will discussion the poem, “A Cup of Christmas Tea” and share Christmas memories and traditions. Pat needs to have a count of those attending to the tea room by December 4th. If you would like to share in December’s gathering, please sign the sheet in Trinity Hall. ... Some parishioners have expressed interest in having an evening book club in addition to the afternoon gathering. If you are interested, please sign up in Trinity Hall or call the church office.
Adult Fellowship & Service Ministries
Diners & Travelers Tuesday, November 17; Noon We’ll be gathering in the Church Social Room for lunch together on our typical “3rd Tuesday at noon” schedule. Pass the word to friends, plan to join us, and watch for sign up details in Trinity Hall. Women of Trinity Tuesday, November 17; 7:00 pm All women of the parish and friends are invited to join us for our annual “Pig-In–A-Poke” Auction and fellowship evening. Bring along an item, wrapped or concealed in “a poke” to share, and prepare to bid on items in the hope of some nice surprise... Proceeds from the auction will be used to purchase a P.A. system for the social room.
Church Council, Committees, and Ministry Teams
2009 Church Council... “Thanks!” to the parishioners who are sharing their time and giving leadership to our ministries this year as Council Members and Committee & Ministry Team Coordinators! Please join and support them in their efforts! ... Officers: Rick Smith (President), Bill Higgins (Vice-President/Personnel), Marlene Claycomb (Secretary), and Barb Debski (treasurer). ... Ministry Team Coordinators: Barb Debski & Jim McElroy (Finance & Stewardship), Barbara Dikum & Beth Hullihen (Children & youth Ministries), Lisa Hagenbuch (Adult & All Parish Ministries), Ron Scott (Evangelism), Erick Seager (Worship), Michelle Toth (Social Ministries), and Chris Turner (Property Ministries). Church Council ~ “Special Meeting” Thursday, November 19; 7:00 pm This “special meeting” is called for the purpose of Council’s consideration of the proposed agenda for the December 20, 2010 Annual Congregational Meeting and hearing the report of the Nominating/Executive Committee’s recommended slate of Council Nominees and Finance Committee’s 2010 Parish Ministry Budget Proposal. If adopted by the Church Council, both of these proposals will be presented to the congregation for election/adoption at the Annual Congregational Meeting. (By Constitutional design, only matters for which this special meeting is stated may be considered. No committee or other ministry reports will be shared.)
Church Council Reflects on Natural Church Development Surveys... Natural Church Development assesses the health of congregations in light of 8 “Quality Characteristics. The results are intended to be used by congregational leadership teams to build and grow toward health.. The responses to the NCD surveys by 30 parishioners (taken in August, 2009) were reviewed by our Church Council this past week. We spent the evening discussing the results and used the material to discern directions for the development of Trinity’s ministries into the months/years ahead. ... The surveys indicated that Trinity is of above average health in 5 of the 8 areas. Trinity’s greatest strengths are to be found in our: “effective structures” (which means we adapt well to address changing opportunities) “gift-based ministries” (which means we tend to engage people in ministries which make good use of their skills and interests) “empowering leadership” (which means that our leaders effectively engage others in leadership tasks) “loving relationships” (which means that parishioners are supported by familial-like friendships with one-another) “inspiring worship” (which means that worshipers sense a sincere encounter with God through the corporate liturgies of the church) ... The surveys indicated that Trinity is of rather typical health in 3 of the 8 areas: “need-oriented evangelism” (which refers to our openness and skill at creating inroads for the local un-churched based on the needs of the community) “holistic small groups” (which refers to the way we establish small groups to encourage supportive ministries and relationship) “passionate spirituality” (which refers to the intensity of the commitment which parishioners have to the Faith and practicing the Faith with joy and enthusiasm ... The surveys indicated that Trinity was not “deficient” or “below average” in any of the 8 “Quality Characteristics”. ... What’s Next?... Over the next few months, and into 2010, our council, committees, and ministry teams will use this information to guide us in reaching out in ways which will be intentionally designed to build on our strengths as God-given assets and resources. We’ll also devote special attention to encourage growth in the life of our parish and individual families and parishioners through ministries intentionally designed toward issues of “need-oriented evangelism”, “holistic small groups”, and “passionate spirituality”. .... Once again, “thank you” to the 30 parishioners who completed the surveys this past summer. Your time and input is providing a valuable resource as we seek to coordinate faithful ministries to share with one another and this community in the Name of our Lord.
Stewardship & Outreach Notes...
~ Opportunities to Share Our Time, Talents, and Treasures ~ Bedford Food Outreach ~ Distribution Day: Friday, November 20; 9:30-11:30 am Current Special Food Request: Boxed Stuffing and Cranberry Sauce ... A collection area is in the Narthex, just inside the front Penn Street Door, to receive your gifts in support of our neighbors. ... The upcoming distribution will be held at the Bedford Church of the Brethren, along Donahoe Manor Road. ... Contact Dan Kerr (623-6384) to learn how you can get involved.
NOVEMBER’S SPECIAL APPEAL... Winter Clothing Ministry for Local Children ~ ... “Winter Clothing Ministry” is an out-reach ministry of Trinity’s Social Ministry Team. Our offerings will be used to provide clothing for school-aged children of the community. The staff of our local schools will identify children and youth who come to school, day after day, without warm and comfortable clothing. The offerings which we share will supplement the proceeds from the recent Fall Foliage Breakfast, a portion of the youth’s Hot Dog Booth profits, and the Care in Communities grant from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and will be used to purchase clothing. ... Please share your offerings with this Ministry by using a special envelope. Indicate “Winter Clothing Ministry” on the memo line. (Please make check’s payable to “Trinity Lutheran Church”.) Contact the Church Office with any questions. ... “Shoppers”... Please contact Mary Ann Martz (or sign the sheet in Trinity Hall) if you would like to participate in this ministry by serving as a “shopper”. Mary Ann has names, sizes, special needs and preferences for about 30 local children, and can answer your questions about this work.
May We Please Have Your Labels & Box-Tops (with the UPC symbol) ? If you see either of these logos on products you buy – from cereals to Campbell’s Soups and many others, please save the box top or label (bearing the logo) AND the Campbell soup UPC Code! We’re gathering them to provide educational resources for the children of the Navajo Lutheran Mission in Rock Point, Arizona. A collection box is in Trinity Hall.
THANKS!!! ... to Gretchen Fleischer, for serving in a leadership role at our weekly liturgies of Matins and, occasionally, Vespers... ... to Betsy Littlefield, for serving as the coordinator for Trinity’s Free Community Dinner kitchen & serving team – and to everyone else who shares and serves... ... to the Dutch Corner Concert Choir, director Frank Antonson, and to participating Trinity musicians Susan Casteel and Gretchen Fleischer, for a great “Al-Bach” recital at Trinity on Sunday afternoon, November 1... ... to Linda McElroy, for coordinating the Funeral Luncheon which we served to the family of Norma Jean Edwards this past Wednesday (11/11), and to everyone who helped with this ministry by baking, preparing, and/or serving... ... Bob Beegle & Melvin Huston, for making repairs to the organ’s blower motor... ... LaDonna Snyder, for preparing the “Kid’s Corner” for our Free Community Dinners...
Active Duty Military Personal and Veterans... Over the next few weeks, the Social Ministry Team is gathering photos of active military personnel as well as veterans, for a display board in Trinity Hall. We’re also preparing care package for those in active service. Please forward photos and addresses to the Church Office so that your family member or friends can be included on the display and/or with a care-package. Thanks! Trinity’s Transportation Ministry Team provides rides to the 11:00 am liturgy every Sunday. A team of “drivers” takes turns and will gladly provide round-trip service from any of the local senior living communities or homes in the Bedford community. Please call the Church Office (6238813) by Thursday afternoon if you would like to be included on the weekend’s route. ... If you would like to share in this ministry as a driver, you’ll be included on a very flexible schedule about once every 5 weeks with lots of back-up and your work will be greatly appreciated! Please check with John Beamer, Allison Martin, or the Church Office...
Sponsors for Flowers, Missions, Sanctuary Lamp and Bulletins... Sponsoring the Weekly Flowers, Missionary, Bulletins or Sanctuary Lamp is a fitting way to remember a loved one, a dear friend, or a special occasion. Sponsorships are noted in the Sunday Bulletin. Sign up sheets are located on the table in the rear of Trinity Hall. Requested donations... Chancel Flowers: $30.00/per vase (sponsor one or two vases); ELCA Missionaries to Madagascar (Pr Andrew & Barb Hinderlie): $20.00; Sunday Bulletins: $15.00; Sanctuary Lamp: $5.00.
You’ll surely want to Reserve the Date... 2009’s “Trinity Family Festival” Sunday, December 20 ~ with an all-parish Turkey Dinner! The Adult & All Parish Ministry Team has recently announced plans for this year’s 41st Annual Family Festival... We’re planning to be blessed in the afternoon by our Children’s Pageant, 2 Youth Plays, and this year’s Cantata “From Darkness into Light”. AND – we’re planning to serve a full “Holiday Dinner” (turkey with all the sides). “Thanks” to LaDonna Snyder who will be serving as the meal coordinator. So – mark the date now and watch the sign-up sheets to see how you can register to prepare foods, serve, and/or attend.
Resources for Daily Devotions are Available in Trinity Hall... ... “Portals of Prayer” (Daily Devotions for Adults ~ regular and large print) ... “Davey & Goliath’s Devotions” (Daily Devotions for families with Children) ... Please visit www.luthersem.edu/godpause for daily devotions. While at this site, you can register for daily devotions to be emailed to you (free!). Bible Readings ~ as we prepare to Worship Next Sunday... Sunday, November 22 ~ Christ The King (B) ~ Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Psalm 93; Revelation 1:4b-8; John 18:33-37
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Worship Attendance & Offerings
This Past Week ~ through November 13, 2009 Worship Attendance: 228 Offerings & Regular Income: $4,136.50 2009’s Fourth Quarter Ministries’ Financial Goal and Progress to Date... Goal to Fund Ministries of October, November, December: $ 85,700.00 Given To Date this Quarter/ Ministries Financed (Thanks!): $ 33,495.08 Remaining offerings needed to reach our goal: $ 52,204.92 May our Worship and Tithes be an out-pouring of gratitude for our Lord’s gracious gifts of Life and Salvation. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Parishioners are invited to request the prayers of the Church on behalf of themselves, family members, and friends. Please contact the Church Office by Thursday afternoon to be remembered in the weekend’s prayers.... ... Parishioners and friends of the parish who would appreciate pastoral visitation and/or prayer while hospitalized are asked to share their desire by contacting Pr Short through the Church Office. The Church... … Our Council Members and pastor and all who serve our Lord through the Church Council and other ministry teams of the parish... ... For all servants of the Church, especially Bishop Gregory, and all who labor for the sake for the Gospel... ... Pastor Andrew & Barbara Hinderlie, ELCA Missionaries to East Africa/Madagascar, and all those who serve our Lord in the Mission Fields of distant lands... ... For the Local Children’s Winter Clothing Ministry of this parish – those who coordinate, shop, contribute, and the children and families who will be served.... The World and Our Nation... ... Leaders of the nations of the world and all who govern… ... Those serving in the armed forces… ... Families experiencing financial strife... ... Those who are hungry and those who are victims of violence... Welcome, New Members, to the Fellowship of Trinity! ... Nicole Buchanan & Dustin Reisling – 652 W. Pitt St., Apt. 1, Bedford, Pa. 15522 ... Justin Croner – 711 Corley Road, Manns Choice, Pa. 15550 ... Betsy Lazorka, and Caitlyn and Conner – 421 S. Juliana St., Bedford, Pa. 15522 ... Mary Lein – 525 S. Juliana St., Bedford, Pa. 15522 ... Megan Rose – 111 W. South St., Everett, Pa. 15537 ... Carol Seigfreid – 129 Park Lane, Bedford, Pa. 15522 Parishioners and Family & Friends in Special Circumstances... ... Joe Dishong, Jean Corle, Ruth Mackey, Mid Stanko, Betty Ritchey, Wayne Miller, Laura Garlock, Janet Raines, Alvaretta Sneed, Bea & Dick Bugle, Tom Cox, Tom Doyle ... This Week ~ Jerry Smith, Donna Zubak’s brother), Corinne Hyde (Faith Nelson’s mother), Bob Barnhart (Dan & Juanita Kerr’s friend), Emma Short (Pastor’s mother), John Simons, Heather Miller, & Betty Berkey (Nancy Beaumont’s friends), Dan Allhouse (Jill Aaronson’s brother-inlaw), Jerry Smith, Donna Zubak’s brother), ... Continued from November 8 ~ Karen Bingman (Pat Macchiarolo’s friend), Andy DiCostanzo (Wendy Cox’s brother-in-law) ... Continued from November 1 ~ Helen Goga (George Zubak’s aunt) Rest Eternal Grant Them, O Lord… Norma Jean Edwards (11/8), Richard Nave (10/30), Sam Householder (10/16), Mary Klein (10/20 Pastor’s Aunt), Betty West (10/30 Vicky Gould’s aunt), Phyllis Vincent (10/6 Jim & Iryna Bowser’s friend), Carol Hershberger (10/5 Beth Hullihen’s friend) To The Glory of God… ... The Flowers are sponsored in honor of Fred and all members of the Bedford Fire Department by Lori, Troy, & Tyler Dunkle ... The Sanctuary Lamp burns in loving memory of Clet Wertz by Dave & Sharon ... Our Missionaries, Pr Andrew & Barb Hinderlie, are sponsored in honor of son, John’s, birthday by parents, Frank & Alice Bittner. 12