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Wisdom has built her house...she has also set her table
       Proverbs 9:1a, 2b
 
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January 24, 2021 Worship Service


Please join us this Sunday for Worship with Jeremy Edwards 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


"Keep your Spirits Up" 
Virtual Happy Hour

 
Where: Wisdom's Table on Zoom

When:  Friday, January 22nd 5 - 6:30p.m
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Who: All members, Friends, staff

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

How: Bring your own beverage  (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)

Host: Pastor Anabel

email the church office if you do not receive the link !

 
office@wisdomstableucc.org
 
       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.

 
Congregation Member Being Honored 


 
Our own Rachel Farmer, PennMedicine LGHealth trauma neurosurgical unit clerk, is receiving an “Essence of Humanity Award” during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast (virtual this year).The 33rd annual event will be held Monday, Jan. 18, from 9-10 a.m. in a live, virtual format.  The award is presented by the Community Action Partnership and its member organization the Crispus Attucks Community Center. We congratulate Rachel and express our gratitude for the way she embodies the love of Jesus in all that she does.
 


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

 



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 

 
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 Angie's brother Matt, who is recovering after having surgery on his wrist  after a serious motorcycle accident; pray for Angie's Nona, Sylvia who tested positive for covid-19, she is asymptomatic; prayers for the humanity of those caught up in the far right movement; pray for the mentally ill and all of those who are lonely; continued prayers for those struggling with covid-19; pray for Felicia's friend James, who has tested positive for COVID; prayers for the healing of the partisan divides in our country; prayers that the new President will be able to bring our country the economic healing and strength that it needs; pray for families divided by politics; prayers for Rachel's family whose mother is dying of covid-19; prayers for the Muise's daughter, Debbie, who is dealing with some medical issues; pray for Rich, prayers for a peaceful inauguration and for our country; prayers for those who are afraid of what may happen on inauguration day; pray for John's brother, Jim's household, everyone has tested positive for covid-19, even though Jim has no symptoms now; prayers that Love will win out over Hate; prayers for Diane K's grandbaby Nelson, and his wonderful mom and dad and the world he inherits.  

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



Mardi Gras Virtual Happy Hour 
Tuesday, February 16th  5- 6:30p.m. on
Zoom

 
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