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Hamburg Community All women are invited to attend. Participating in the service were
Seventh-day Adventist Church Brethren Heritage Day will be Pat Seidel, Katie Shultz, the
The sermon this week “It Took held on August 24 from 2-7 p.m. Urban family, and members of the
a Miracle” was given by Pastor There will be various singing Youth Group.
Alex DuBee groups, old-fashioned crafts, The altar flowers were present-
Offertory Prayer was offered games and delicious food. ed in honor of the birthdays of
by Jim Master, with this week's For more information on any of Donald & Luanne Reese. The bul-
offering going to the Local our services please call 610-926- letins were presented in honor of
Church Bubget. 5167. the Green Thumb volunteers and
Sharon Brown told the Irvin Kirkhoff presented the
Children’s Story. St. Michael’s Church Celebrate inserts. Flowers were
Sharing, Caring and Prayer was The altar flowers, were present- presented in honor of Grace & Les
lead by Ron Goff. ed by Roger and Joan Berger, in Degler’s 54th wedding anniver-
Matt Master read Matthew memory of her parents, Ruth Jean sary. The August Sanctuary
14:13-21. and Robert Edwin Berger. Candle is presented in memory of
Next Sabbath, August 24 the The church bulletins were pre- Dorothy Mohn.
Shortslef brothers will bring us a sented by Cathy Kilpatrick and A combined service with St.
gospel concert. family, in memory of her father. Thomas U.C.C. will be held on
The church picnic will be held The Religious Directory was August 25 in appreciation of their
August 25 at the Edenburg park. sponsored by Gloria Kramer, in kindness during the fire last year.
memory of her sister, Iris Adam.
Tri-County Worship Center Friedens Church
Remembering Our Heroes. A Bernville News The flowers & bulletins were
Community Tribute and Picnic 4- St. Thomas U.C. C. presented by Helen Kershner in
7 p.m. September 7th at the Tri- An all day event beginning memory of loved ones. The Lay
County Worship Center, 1501 with an 8:00 a.m. service at the Reader was Joyce Feinstein & the
New Senior Pastor Leland (Lee) Stauff, pictured here with his family, wife, Carol and sons,
Schubert Road Bethel PA. church followed by a worship greeters were Mr. & Mrs. Harold
Derek and Devin, will begin his ministry at Grace Independent Baptist Church on October 16.
Displays by Fire, EMT, Police, service in Umbenhauer Park was Stoudt. Mrs. Linda Stromenger
National Guard, etc. Special held on Sunday. The Soul Patrol was the guest organist.
Memorial Service at 6 p.m. For participated in the worship service Volunteer bakers ae needed for son of Dale & Tracy (Schneider) York City. On September 11, the Dreisbach’s birthday, presented by
more information call: Darlene which was followed by a picnic the final outdoor Worship Service Dunkel, born August 8, 2002. Hamburg Community Choir will Carol VanEtten, Kimberly Daley,
Seger at 717-933-1040 or 717- luncheon. During the afternoon a at Haag’s pavilion on August August 25 is Promotion be singing under the direction of Michael & Celena.
507-0696. Children’s Production directed by 25th. August 27th, women’s Sunday, the children will receive Brian Hartman. The offering will During the Church hour Connie
Susan Miller and other acitivities breakfast at Haag’s, 8:00 a.m. certificates & will meet their new be given to help local guard fami- Bohn & Ryan Johnson cared for
Mohrsville Messenger took place. Hot dogs were served teachers. Sunday School will send lies. the children in the nursery.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study at 4:30 p.m. followed by a Prayer Zion’s U. C. C. an offering to World Church
will be held on Wednesday, and Praise Service. The flowers in the altar stands Service to purchase blankets. A First Reformed Church of Grace Independant Baptist
August 21 at 7:00 p.m. were in honor of the birthdays of team of volunteers will serve a U.C.C. Church
Plan to join us for Worship Evangelical Lutheran Anna & Feroca McAndrew by meal to the Homeless Shelter on Sunday, August 11, 2002 the Dr. Leland (Lee) Stauff has
Service on Sunday, August 25 at Friedens Church their family. Flowers on the altar Wednesday, September 4. If inter- Acolyte was Jamie Stabile & the accepted the call to the Senior
10:35 a.m. Dave Weiss will be Rev. Richard Schaeffer deliv- were in honor of the 1st birthday ested in helping, contact Ellen Greeters were Mabel Burkey & Pastorate of GIBC. He will begin
preaching. ered the morning worship sermon. of Isaiah Blatt by his family. The Ammerella at 610-926-1314. Mattie Bender. his ministry on october 16. He has
Ladies Bible Study will meet Stephen and Kristin Sands provid- rosebud on the altar was in honor Sunday School meeting The altar flowers were in lov- had experience as a pastor since
Tuesday, August 27 at 9:30 a.m. ed special vocal music. of the birth of Bryan Dale Dunkel, Wednesday, September 4, at 7:00 ing memory of Mr. Elmer N. 1976. He was youth pastor and
p.m. September 5, from 10-2 p.m. Seyfert, Mrs. Lizzie Seyfert then senior pastor at Grace Gospel
the Action group will start meet- Burkey & Mr. August L. Miller, Church in Plumsteadville, PA for
ing in the fellowship hall, new presented by Mr. & Mrs. Paul 15 years, and then had the pas-
people are invited to join for Seyfert, Sr. The chancel flowers torate of several other independent
crafts, singing, cooking, sewing & were in loving memory of nephew churches.
trips. Friedenship Circle Breakfast Brandon Turner, presented by He and his wife, Carol, have
will begin September 7, at 9:00 Mary Jo Shaw. The bulletin was in been married since 1978. She
a.m. at Blue Mountain Restaurant. loving memory of Lewis Burkey, taught elementary school for 11
If interested contact Ralph Jr., presented by his wife & fami- years. they have 2 sons, Derek and
Schappell 610-926-4692. ly. During the Church hour, Devin, both of whom are attend-
Confirmation Class begins Lindsay Johnson & Missy Riegel ing Grove City College in western
September 9 from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. cared for the children in the nurs- Pa.
in Adult class downstairs. 8th ery. Pastor Lee’s vision for the
grade or older, meeting each Sunday, August 18, 2002 the church can be summed up in one
Monday. 37 people will be taking Acolyte was Kelli Johnson & the word “Outreach” “I want to take
a trip to Cedar Point, Ohio. August Greeters were Robert & Bernie the church, which has already
20-22. Old Fashioned Harvest Rissmiller. made a commitment to the com-
home will be held August 25, The altar flowers were in lov- munity long before I came along,
bring canned goods & produce on ing memory of Mr. Walter F. and through team leadership,
Sat., August 24. Northern Berks Boltz, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. Nevin move to a higher and more intense
Ministerim will hold a memorial Hemerly, Mr. & Mrs. Harry level. God has placed us in this
in honor of those who were Kerschner & Harold Hemerly, area to be a light to the communi-
involved in September 11 tragedy. presented by Mrs. Walter Boltz, Jr. ty. Our programs, ministries and
The Service will take place & Mrs. Harold Hemerly. The vision statement will reflect this.
September 8, at 7:00 p.m. in the chancel flowers were in loving We will not change the message of
Hamburg Area High School audi- memory of Lenore Richards, pre- the gospel, but we will try new
torium. The speaker will be Major sented by daughter, Linda methods to reach out with the
Itemphoto by Harold E. Hoch Carl Shock, Salvation Army Seaman. The bulletin was in lov- gospel of Jesus Christ.”
HUNGRY SENIORS. The Senior Citizen Council of Berks County recently held their annual picnic Division Commander in New ing memory of Harold
at the Exeter Community Park. Among those in attendance from the Hamburg Senior Citizen group, ✤
and shown here enjoying ther meal was Erma Fortescue, Co-President Joe Fortescue and Vice
President Clarence Althouse.
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