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Wisdom has built her house...she has also set her table
       Proverbs 9:1a, 2b
 
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March 28th, 2021 Worship Service

Palm Sunday 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 Anabel, pastoranabel@wisdomstableucc.org - 717- 413-7594
Jeremy Edwards, jeremyEdwards@wisdomstableucc.org - 314-560-3909
       One Great Hour of Sharing
LAST WEEK TO DONATE 



 
Donations will be collected starting Tuesday, March 1st to Wednesday, March 30th.
Children's banks can be dropped off at the church office, or picked up by contacting the office.

 
       Save the Date  




Thursday, April 1st Maundy Thursday Worship Service 7pm via zoom.

Sunday, April 4th Easter Service at 11am via zoom.
There will be no Children's Sunday school.

 
       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
Diane Koon


"Keep your Spirts Up" 
Virtual Happy Hour


      Host: Pastor Anabel

Where: Wisdom's Table on Zoom

When: Friday March 26th 5-6:30p.m. 

Who: All members, Friends, Staff

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

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

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

office@wisdomstableucc.org



 

Lenten Spiritual Practice Gathering



      Host: Diane Koon

For the season of Lent, the group that has been meeting to discuss the poetry and art in the Lenten devotional booklet
"Again & Again"
has decided to complete the Lenten journey with a last meeting on Good Friday, April 2nd at 7:00p.m.
Please consider joining us to reflect on the Maundy Thursday and  Good Friday entries. A zoom link will be emailed several days before. 

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


You are invited.
We are invited. 
Again and again and again.
The invitation is for you. 
(From “Invited” by Rev. Sarah Are)
 

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

office@wisdomstableucc.org



 


       Summer Camp Brochures

The church office has summer camp brochures available.
There is camp for all ages .

Camp Kirchenwald has the following camps :
Explorers: grades K-2
Juniors: grades 3-6
Intermediates: grades 6-9 
Trip camps: grades 7-11
Senior high: grades 9-11

Camp Nawakwa has the following camps:
Classic: grades K-11
Art and Music : grades 3-9
Nature and Science: grades 1-9 
Sports and Adventures: grades 3-11  
 
To pick up a brochure contact the church office.
to learn more about the camp go to
http://LutheranCamping.org 

 
Parish Resource Center update

As a member of the Parish Resource Center, we are providing you with the following information. 

The new location where meals are being served is at Shaarai Shomayim and Unitarian Universalist Church.
In partnership with PRC, they served 1,570 meals in January and February.  

The PRC is  looking for volunteers
available  to assist those recieving meals with computer access to apply for Covid-19 vaccinations and to avoid eviction. 


 

Volunteers Needed

PRC is expanding the services available at Community Meals by setting up computer stations. We are starting with two computers at three locations, but hope to expand to more.

At these stations, guests can schedule COVID vaccination appointments or apply to the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to avoid eviction. We need volunteers to be available to answer questions and help guests through the online forms and applications. We will fully train you on the forms; you just need good, general computer usage skills.
       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.
 
   

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

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.
 
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
 

 

Church Website:
www.Wisdomstableucc.org

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 Jenny T's Daughter Robyn, her husband Albert, and their oldest daughter Emily in North Carolina, who all have contracted Covid-19, prayers for Dillion Cruz and Diane Moody as they continue to mourn the loss of their mothers; continued prayers for the Muise's daughter Debbie, and the Muise's sister Janice, prayers for their great-grandson, Aiden, who turned 7years old; prayers that everyone receives a vaccine; prayers for peace in the world and in place of war; pray for all victims of hate; pray for those afraid of and displaced by the pandemic, those grieving loss and separation from friends and family, for those missing connection and unable to imagine life after; prayers for all children, parents, and teachers struggling during this pandemic; prayers for our African and Asian American neighbors, for restoration and reconciliation; pray for Angie's brother Matt, who is getting a divorce, pray that Angie can maintain a strengthened relationship with her brother and  that she can support him; prayers of gratitude as Angie celebrates her wife's Deb K birthday this week; prayers for those that refuse to acknowledge the racism towards Asian Americans may their hearts change and soften; prayers for Meiryn, Joyce's W,  sister's grand-daughter as she travels to CHOP for radiation treatment, pray for safe travels and tolerance of radiation treatments; prayers for Bill Gilbert as he has come home from the hospital due to Covid-19 may he continue to heal successfully.
 

     prayer Time

 
                              

Pray time will be held April 13th from 6:30-6:50p.m. via Zoom.
Spring has Sprung


Glenn Craven's Flowers
 
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                           Tommy Schmertz
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!

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