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Wisdom has built her house...she has also set her table
       Proverbs 9:1a, 2b
 
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March 14th, 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 Anabel, pastoranabel@wisdomstableucc.org - 717- 413-7594
Jeremy Edwards, jeremyEdwards@wisdomstableucc.org - 314-560-3909


Daylight savings begins March 14th


 
Spring forward by 1 hour.


 
       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
   

Thank you to Emanuel  for sharing his music with us every Sunday.
 

Dianne Moody would like to thank everyone for your support, prayers, cards, flowers, and condolences for the passing of her mother. 

Thank you to all our staff who work hard to keep Wisdom's Table going. We appreciate all that you do. 

Thank you for Children's Sunday School it brings joy and laughter to us each week.
 
       Children's Time

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

If your child, niece, nephew, grandchild etc. would like to participate please contact the church office.
 
  
Lenten Spiritual Practice Gathering


 
For the season of Lent, Pastor Anabel Proffitt will be hosting a one-hour zoom weekly gathering on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:00 beginning February 24th through March 24th. 

 This will give participants an opportunity to share how they are experiencing the readings and art from our Lenten devotional resource “Again and Again,” as well as to engage in spiritual practice together.
     prayer Time

 
                              

Pray time will be held April 13th from 6:30-6:50p.m. via Zoom.
       One Great Hour of Sharing 


 
Donations will be collected starting Tuesday, March 1st to Wednesday, March 30th.
 


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 is discussing a 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
 
We meet weekly at 10:00 AM and are reading brief reflections from Every Thing is Sacred, a companion book to Richard Rohr’s The Universal Christ. 
Please consider joining us for this inspiring look at incarnational Christianity as framed by Franciscan Father Richard and Patrick Boland! You will be able to join the discussion without purchasing Every Thing is Sacred or The Universal Christ but having access to one or both will be helpful, both to read the very brief reflections before class and to use the Reflective Exercises on your own and in community!
Book(s) or not, please pop in for our Zoom discussion! 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 Brian's brother Eric, who is preparing for a needed surgery; prayers that God may guide us as we make peace; pray for the caregivers struggling with caring for loved ones with dementia; prayers for Dianne Moody and her family as she grieves the loss of her mother; prayers of blessings for Jackie and her new baby; Pray for Kristina C's health; pray for the mentally ill and those who are lonely; pray for all those who need healing of the mind, body, and spirit; prayers that workplaces will prioritize the health of their employees and customers; prayers for all people of color and their reservation of getting the vaccine. Lead and guide them to the decision that best fits them; prayers for Laverne and Bill DiNino and all those separated from loved ones because of Covid-19 restrictions; prayer for all those who live in Texas since their is no mask mandate. Pray for Felicia's family who is trying to leave Texas and come to Pennsylvania; pray for the Muise's daughter Debbie, Carole's sister Janice and her husband Ken; prayers that the people who are depressed and hopeless may feel God's love; pray for those experiencing disorder in illness, grief, in painful transition, in doubt, in need and scarcity; pray for nurses and doctors dealing with compassion fatigue; prayers for all facing cancer diagnoses and procedures; prayers for youth of all races; pray for Wendy's husband Les and his continued healing; pray for all those who find themselves uncertain and unsure about what to do (and be) next; pray for peace and healing for all who are hurting; pray for students all around that we finish this year strong with tenacity; continued prayers for Meiryn, Joyce W's grand niece  who had a 2nd surgery to remove more lymph nodes for testing for spread of cancer in her salivary gland. It was done successfully this past Tuesday; prayers for Deb and Angie's niece, Danielle who has Covid-19 and is very uncomfortable.
 

March Birthdays


Happy Birthday to our Members and Friends
 
Wendy Baker-Davis                 Tiffany Dickel
Judy Buch-Leauby                   Hugh Dickel
Dillion Cruz                             Jasmine Gary
MaryJean Glick                        Deb Krofcheck
Sue Meister                              Dianne Moody
Jenny Oravecz                         Arthur Ozimek
Karen Risser                            Joao Teixeira
Ariek Barakat                           Rich Buckwalter
Beth Samson
Celebration of Children's Sunday School
Here is a few pictures of what the Children learned this week in Sunday school.  The bird drawings are aboot looking back for what you need moving forward.

Done by Hugh Dickel
This is an owl looking back to his briefcase.


 
 

SANKOFA means to go back and take what you need to move forward. It is a word from the Ghana language.



  Done by Rowyn McMonagle-

     This is a performing bird
    looking back for her egg.


 
March Awareness Month

Women's History Month
World Day of Prayer- March 3rd
Employee Appreciation Day - March 5th
International Women's Day- March 8th 
National Hug your Dog Day- March 10th
National Good Samaritan Day- March 13th
Daylight Saving Time starts- March 14th
 
St. Patrick's Day - March 17th
Respect your Cat Day-March 28th
 
Wear your Green, Hug your animals, appreciate the strong Women in your life and donate to One Great Hour of Sharing for the Churches mission this month.  
 

 

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!