Weekly Announcements

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Pastor Jim Haas will be available for pastoral care and counseling here at COTC. He will be in the office on Thursday from 9-1. Call 833-2053 to make an appointment.

Merry Widows: Hope you can join us NEXT SUNDAY, June 25 at Ruby Tuesday at 12:30.

Ladies of COTC: Please join us for “Let’s Do Lunch” Bunch! 1st Friday of every month at 1:00. Eatery to be announced each month. Fun, fellowship and food!

VBS THIS WEEK, June 19-23, 9-Noon Get your “Passport to Peru” See what daily life is like for kids in Peru! Learn about the vibrant culture and discover God’s good gifts for us all!

Know a young person who needs community service hours this summer? Consider sending them to VBS. Youth finishing 5th grade and above will travel each day to complete various service projects. These opportunities include: Experience Children’s Museum, International Refugee Center, Asbury Woods Nature Center, Blended Spirits Horse Ranch and the Emmaus community garden.

We are working on a new COTC telephone directory. If there are any changes such as address, phone number, no longer use a land line, etc., please let us know.

Mark your calendars for the highway clean-up on Saturday, July 8 at 8:30 a.m. Meet in the church office for a sort orientation. Volunteers must be at least 10 years old and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Wear long pants, comfortable boots and long sleeves. Vests, gloves and trash bags are provided.

The 2017 Per Capita is $30 per member.

The 2017 Flower Calendar is posted in the Library. You may sign up for a Sunday you would like to provide flowers ($30) in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special person or occasion. Prior to your Sunday, you will be contacted regarding the type/color of flowers you want and the wording for the bulletin. You may take the flowers after the service.

If you would like to greet some Sunday, please call Deidre Houston at 609-284-1436.

Feel the nudge to give a Children’s Message some Sunday? If so, call the church office (835-5901)

The Pulpit Nominating Committee is now in the process of selecting a new pastor for COTC. They continue to ask for your prayers as they interview applicants. Questions about salary for a new pastor? Check the September newsletter for an explanation from the PNC.

We continue to need people to provide cookies for the Sunday morning fellowship time.

Please let the church office know when you or a family member are going to be admitted to the hospital.  We don’t always know unless you or a family member tells us.

The West Millcreek Food Pantry is in need of non-perishable food items. Canned spaghetti, tuna, toilet tissue, bar soap, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, macaroni & cheese and peanut butter are needed in June, but any non-perishable items you find on sale will be appreciated! Items can be left in the shopping cart next to the Information Center on the first floor of the education building. Thank you for your donations!