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Wisdom has built her house...she has also set her table
       Proverbs 9:1a, 2b
 
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January 31, 2021 Worship Service


Please join us this Sunday for Worship with Pastor Anabel at 11am via Zoom.
The Service will be posted to Facebook about 1pm

 

Pastoral Care


If you are in need of pastoral care please contact:
Pastor Anabell, pastoranabel@wisdomstableucc.org - 717- 413-7594
Jeremy Edwards, jeremyEdwards@wisdomstableucc.org - 314-560-3909
       Your Consistory Members
If you have any comments or concerns please contact a member of your Consistory.

Nilda Roman - President
Deborah Miley - Vice President
Mary Margaret Kelly - Secretary
Brian Sterner - Personnel
Wendy Baker-Davis
Tiffany Dickel
Kate Diller
Dennis Johnson
Diane Koon


 Virtual Mardi Gras Happy Hour
 
Where: Wisdom's Table on Zoom

When:  Tuesday, February 16th
5 - 6:30p.m

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Who: All members, Friends, staff

Why: To celebrate and enjoy one another's company!

How: Bring your own masks, beverage  (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)  and costume and if you want to decorate the space behind you, we suggest a bright color. 

Host: Pastor Anabel

email the church office if you do not receive the link !
 
office@wisdomstableucc.org
 



Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 17th 

for those interested in receiving ashes, please contact the office via email at office@wisdomstableucc.org or
(717) 397-8912 

In lieu  of zoom pray time, on Wednesday, February 17th, we invite you to join us for Ash Wednesday worship service and prayer at 7 p.m. via zoom.

 
       Children's Time

  Children's time at 9:30a.m. each Sunday morning, except the first Sunday of the month.

If your child, neice, nephew, grandchild etc. would like to participate please contact the church office.

 


Envelopes and 2020 Giving Statements

If you did not pickup your envelopes for 2021 and still desire to use them, please contact the church office at office@wisdomstableucc.org or
717-397-8912

Your 2020 Giving statement was mailed on Wednesday, January 13th.  If you do not receive it in a timely manner please contact the office.

 


Lent is just around the corner.  We have a Lenten Devotional booklet we encourage you to receive.  This booklet compliments the worship resource we will be using this year sduring Lent!  It is available to you in email form or printed form.

To  get your copy just contact the office at office@wisdomstableucc.org
Tell us how you want to receive your copy:
1. a printed copy mailed to you from the church
2.  Pick up your printed copy from the church office
3.  Have a PDF copy emailed to you

 
Wednesday Book Group


 
 The group will be discussing a new book titled Sacred Instructions- Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit - Based Change by Sherri Mitchell.  The Group will meet from 10:00 to 11:30a.m. every Wednesday. If any one is interested you can email Pastor Anabel at pastoranabel@wisdomstableucc.org and she will send you a Zoom link.

 
Adult Sunday School

Adult Sunday series

"Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is discord, union; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.
"O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be consoled, as to console; to be understood, as to understand; to be loved, as to love; for it is in giving that we receive, it is in pardoning that we are pardoned, and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life." Amen.

The adult Sunday class is continuing the series, “Make Me an Instrument”. meeting on Zoom Sundays at 10:00a.m. In this curriculum, representatives and teachers from across the Episcopal church teach civil discourse as a skill we can develop and use to build healthier communities. 

 The link to join through ChurchNext (an Episcopal educational network) is:
https://www.churchnext.tv/library/instruments-of-peace-a-guide-to-civil-discourse/ 

 
  We watch the videos together each week and discuss-registering with Church Next will allow you to view them on your own and read the introduction to each class but is not necessary.
 
Please consider joining us!—you can get a link for the Zoom meeting or get more info by emailing Diane Koon at diane.koon@comcast.net

 

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Please hold the following people and situations in prayer:

 

If you have prayer requests that you want to share in the newsletter, please email it to Pam office@wisdomstableucc.org 

Please keep our shut-in members and friends in prayer.

 

Julia Levis, Bill DiNino, and Brenda Buckwalker 
 

Please keep all those who have been infected with the virus in your prayers.  Keep the medical personnel and first responders safe and healthy. Please keep all those effected by this countries injustice in prayers.

 

Prayers for Bill Gilbert and his family whose wife Geri is battling Covid -19 on oxygen and medication at home, and Bill continues to be sedated on a ventilator at LGH for the past 10 days; prayers for Judy May, Erin McMonagle's mom who is having heart surgery; pray for our nation; pray for Wendy's neighbors no matter who they voted for; prayers of comfort for Rachel's family as they mourn the passing of their mother from Covid-19; pray for the mentally ill and the lonely; pray for Kristina C boyfriends safety as he travels home; pray for Diane K family as they face decisions about the declining health of their beloved old dog; pray for Amy Mclane who seems to live in a different reality; prayers for Bobbie P friend Bill, facing medical procedures, Ralph who is recovering from major surgery, and Matthew who is going  through personal struggles; pray for Deborah M cousin Keri, who is in her early 30's, severely disabled and on a vent at LGH due to Covid-19; pray for all those who are homeless in this cold weather. May they find shelter and care in our community; pray for Stephanie Dorsey as she is sick; pray for our leaders and healthcare workers as they try to get all Americans vaccinated; prayers of Grace to the Trump supporters; pray for countries that choose war than peace; prayers for the Muise's daughter Debbie, facing unknown medical issues, and for their daughter Nancy; prayers for Rich, pray for all those dealing with Covid-19; pray for and bless those who suffer from debilitating anxiety and depression. May they be touched by the grace of your love.   

Brenda Buckwalter has been moved to North Carolina with her son and his family.  Please keep  them all in your prayers as she adjusts to this move.  Her new address is:  640 Acorn Oaks Drive, Salisbury, NC 28146

January Birthdays


Happy Birthday to our Members and Friends
 
William Dickel                  Kay Rader
Judy Durand                    Barry Russell
Jack Henderson               Laurie  Sabol
George Kunkel                 Christian Stoltzfus
David Mellott                    Leah Thomas
Bob Muise                      Britton Yeatter
Jasper Savage

 
January Awareness Month

National Popcorn Day - January 19th
Martin Luther King's Birthday - January 18th
Dress Up Your Pet Day - January 14th
National House plant Appreciation Day - January 10th
National Hot Tea month
National Mentoring Month
Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
National Bubble Bath Month
National Soup Month
January is National Blood Donor Month

 
So dress up your pet, grab some hot tea and have a soak in a bubble bath and donate to your favorite charity.
 

 

During this time please remember the church!


The church still needs your financial giving during these uncertain times.
 
Here are some ways you can continue to give to Wisdom's Table.:
1.  Mail your contribution to:  Wisdom's Table at St. Peter's UCC, 816 Buchanan Ave., Lancaster PA 17603  (Pam and Tommy will be making sure the mail is collected)

2.  Visit Wisdom's Table's website.  At the top there is a tab "How to Donate".  The e-giving button is our new online giving.  If you donate from your bank account to ours there is no fees.  If you donate by using your credit card there are fees.  You can also schedule a donation to happen monthly, yearly, weekly or a one time donation.

Our PayPal button is still available.  

3.  Most banks have bill pay.  Visit your bank's website and make a donation through bill pay.

4. Please consider making a donation to the Jane Addams Fund.  Many of our members will be experiencing difficult times in the near future.  

Thank you for remembering the church!

 


Don't forget to send Rich a note!

At this time all State Prisons have suspended any visitation.  Please keep Rich in your prayers and send him a note.

Due to new state regulations all mail is processed through Florida.  Rich has not moved, he is still in Huntingdon.
Please address your mail as listed below:
 Smart Communications/PA DOC
 Richard Buckwalter NK-7086
 SCI Huntingdon
 PO Box 33028
 St. Petersburg, Florida 33733

Please remember to surround Brenda with love from Wisdom's Table!
Brenda Buckwalter
640 Acorn Oaks Drive
Salisbury, N.C. 28146
 


AN UPDATE ON OPENING THE BUILDING


The reopening task force team will update you as to the protocols and who can enter the building. If you need to enter the building please email the church at office@wisdomstableucc.org or call (717) 392-8912 to make an appointment. 

At this time some of our building user groups have started to enter the building and they are following the safety protocols laid out by the church and the CDC.

 No Worship in the Sanctuary at this time.  

The task force will make sure the church follows CDC guidelines and protocols.

Please be a little more patient as this Team works for your safety and the safety of everyone!
Church Website:
www.Wisdomstableucc.org