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Do you shop at Giant?
If you do, you can buy Giant gift cards from the church. A $50 card costs you $50. How does the church make money? Well, when Faith purchases $1,000 worth of cards from Giant, they only charge us $950 (a 5% discount.) So, when we sell those cards to you, the church makes $50. It adds up…
Please keep the stamps coming!
It’s a continuing need! Thank you for all your contributions. It really helps!
Hatfield Flowers and Gifts (215) 822-1530) provides Faith with two lovely flower arrangements for our sanctuary each Sunday.
You can sign up to sponsor flowers, bulletins or a food basket. The flowers are $35, the bulletins are $10 and the food basket is $25.
You can dedicate any one of these things to someone special, to celebrate a birthday or in memory of a loved one. You may take the flowers home, or they will be given to an ill or homebound member. The $10 for the bulletins is to help cover the cost of making the bulletins and the $25 for the food basket is money donated to “Manna on Main Street” to help feed those in the North Penn area.
To sign up for a particular Sunday either sign up on the chart on the Foyer bulletin board or call Janet in the church office (215) 368-0240.
Faith’s Transportation Initiative
If you need a ride to church on Sunday or you are interested in providing a ride to church to someone, please contact Dale Foster.
We currently receive donations of WAWA Food through the Food Donation Connection. We may receive anything from sizzlies, to breakfast burritos, to lunch sandwiches, to muffins, to sweet treats, to hot dogs...anything they didn’t sell the day before and have now frozen. If you are in need of some supplemental food or know of someone who is, please let either Janet Hill in the church office or Dale Foster know and we will make sure you receive some Wawa food.
Sunday School hours are 9:45 am to 10:25 am
At the conclusion of Sunday School, children ages 6 to 11 will return to attend the 10:30 Worship Service with their family.
Children 5 and under are welcome to join Gail Achilles, or a teacher substitute, in the church nursery room during the Worship Service.
The last Sunday School session will be on May 28, 2023, before we take a break for the summer months (June, July and August.) But look for some fun spontaneous things popping up for kiddos in the summer! And don’t forget about Vacation Bible School from 9am-12noon, Monday through Friday, July 31st through August 4th, 2023. (For more information about VBS see below.)
Any comments or questions, please see Gail Achilles, Christian Education Chair
As scripture teaches, "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it. (Proverbs 22:6)
Adult Forum is back with Pastor Ethan leading.
Come join him each Sunday at 9:30am in the Fellowship Hall.
All are welcome!
Monday night small group meets on Mondays from 7 pm to approximately 9 pm via zoom.
Zoom Link for Meeting:
This group is doing a study by Rich Warren. Anyone interested in joining this bible study just join on zoom, or if you have questions and need more information, please contact Gail Achilles by text 267-664-3328 or email email@example.com.
Our Vacation Bible School theme this year will be “Stellar: Shine Jesus Shine” with its outer space curriculum. Gail Achilles is enthusiastically looking forward to her second year as coordinator. The dates for this year are Monday through Friday, July 31 – August 4, 2023, from 9am to 12noon.
We will be needing lots of volunteers to help out in many different ways. Please contact Gail Achilles or the church office to volunteer to help. Thank you, Church Family!
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places. (Ephesians 1:3)
Join Faith Lutheran Church at a community blood drive Montgomeryville, PA (May 5, 2023) — Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. That’s why Faith is on a mission to help save lives by hosting a blood drive on Friday, May 5, 2023, from 1:00pm to 6:00pm at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 615 Cowpath Road, Montgomeryville, PA 18936. The community is invited to take part in this special event and donate blood for hospital patients in our neighborhoods and across the nation.
The need for blood is constant, but only 3 percent of the U.S. population donates. By rolling up a sleeve, donors can play a critical role in the treatment of accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer or sickle cell disease.
To make an appointment or to learn more, click the links below. Completion of a RapidPass® online health history questionnaire found at RedCrossBlood.org/rapidpass is encouraged to help speed up the donation process.
A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.
Live link for sign ups:
Questions if they’re eligible to donate: 1-866-236-3276 or https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/eligibility-requirements.html.
Spring Fling Flea Market at Faith, Saturday, May 20, 9 am to 2 pm
Indoor and Outdoor Crafts and Flea Market
Household items Jewelry
White Elephant items galore! Tools/Garden Tools
Kids’ Toys and games Hot dogs/Baked Potato Bar
Books, Videos, Computer games Coffee/cold drinks
Rain or Shine! Please drop off donations in the Fellowship Hall starting after May 7th. We need lots of people from the congregation to help price the merchandise the week of May 15th, set-up/clean-up and to work the sales table on the day of the event. Please let Beth Schoening or Janet Hill that you want to help out!
If you wish to rent your own space in the parking lot to sell your treasures, please see Janet Hill for a reservation form. A $20.00 fee will be payable (cash or check to Faith Lutheran Church) on the day of the event. You will need to provide your own table and chairs.
Sunday, May 7 thru 14: Bring your donations to church. Tables will be set up in the Fellowship Hall.
Monday, May 15: 6-9pm: Empty boxes and set up on tables.
Tuesday May 16, Wednesday May 17, and Thursday May 18: 9am-12 noon and evening TBA: Sort items for sale and price them.
Saturday May 20: Flea Market 9am -2pm, Clean-up following the event!
Lord, when did we see you...?
The purpose of the Social Ministry Team is to follow Jesus' commandment to love one another as he loved us. To offer opportunities to our congregation to be good and faithful servants. To share the love and truth of Jesus Christ and to offer hope to all God's children by giving of our time, our money and ourselves to our church, our community, and the world.
SOCIAL MINISTRY – BABY ITEMS FOR MORNING STAR MINISTRIES’ MATERNITY HOME, LANSDALE
This is an exciting new program for you from our social ministry team.
Morning Star Maternity Home is a Christian non-profit Crisis Pregnancy Home. It is operated by Morning Star Ministries of the North Penn Area, Inc. offering a positive alternative to abortion. They are capable of housing and caring for up to 4 unwed mothers between the ages of 18 and 25 in a loving home-like environment.
For the Month of May, as we remember our mothers on Mother’s Day, won’t you assist these young Mothers with the suggested donations of the following ONLY?
. Diapers Size 3 and 4
. Crib sheets
. Diaper bags
. Gift cards – Walmart, Target, BuyBuyBaby, Carter’s
Let’s help in giving these new mothers and their babies a great start in life by showing how much we care. Christians working together. Sharon Hood, Co-Team Leader
An update on our March Social Ministry Project of snacks for the North Penn Valley Boys and Girls Club. We collected 717 snacks. We received a lovely thank you letter from the Assistant Director, Monica Stiles, expressing their gratitude for our donation of and our commitment to help their work in the community. The letter is on the bulletin board if you would like to read it in full.
Great job. Good and Faithful servants!
The “Golden Girls of Faith” (Golden Men are welcome too!) will be meeting once a month for lunch, fellowship and prayer at a local restaurant.
They will meet the first Wednesday of the month which will be May 3, 2023, this month.
For more information or if you need a ride, please talk to Anna Friedrich. All are welcome!
FELLOWSHIP MINISTRY: The Fellowship Ministry Team at Faith tries to schedule activities for members of the congregation to spend time together to strengthen their bonds outside of the traditional worship service. We also encourage members to bring their family, friends and members of the community to these activities. This strengthens our ties to one another and opens opportunities to meet new people.
The Fellowship activity for May 2023 is:
Saturday, May 20, Spring Fling – see information above.
SAVE THE DATE:
Annual Church Family Picnic
11am to 2 pm
Sunday, June 4 - Rain or Shine!
Spring Valley Park, Claremont Drive, Montgomery Township
On Sunday, June 4th right after the 9:30am worship service we are planning on having the Annual Church Picnic at Spring Valley Park. This year we will be providing all the food. We’ll have designated cooks barbecuing hot dogs and burgers. We will also be providing all the sides and desserts funded by a Thrivent Action Team card. All you need to bring is a lawn chair. We only ask that you let us know if you are planning to attend so that we have enough food. So come out on the 4th to fellowship with your brothers and sisters in Christ!
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
We are in need of Greeters, Lectors (reading the lesson and psalm) and Worship Assistants (reading the prayers and few other passages) for our worship. If you would like to volunteer or would like more information, please call Anna Friedrich.
THE CHOIR IS ALWAYS LOOkING FOR FRESH FACES AND HAPPY VOICES to lift their praise to the Lord on Tuesday nights and Sunday mornings. Practices are on Tuesdays at 7PM in the choir room (next to the kitchen.) If you have any questions, please drop Laura Cooper, Music Director, an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or a call at 267-421-9351 and she will be more than happy to convince you why you should join the choir. 😊
10 He says, “Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” Psalm 46:10 New International Version (NIV)
If you shop at Redner’s, please save your receipts. Anna Friedrich turns them in and the church receives a monetary donation from Redner’s. All you need to do is either bring your receipts to church. Thank you to those who bring in their receipts and to Anna who does the paperwork to receive this donation! Please note that when bringing in your receipts we need the entire receipt. Please do not tear off the bottom. Redner’s will not accept the receipt if the bottom is torn off.
"And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28 (NASB)
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7