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Wisdom has built her house...she has also set her table
       Proverbs 9:1a, 2b
 
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March 07th, 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 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
   


Nilda Thanks all who have sent prayers to her and her family as they continue to mourn the loss of family members.

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 to Kay Rader, who donated 43 stocking caps in the name of Wisdom's Table. 

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

   There will be no Children's time this Sunday. Please join us on Sunday March 14th.

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

 
                              

Pray time will be held March 9th 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.
 
       Events in the Community 
Rachel Farmer is inviting our church community  to an event designed to  praise the worship leaders in our community. It will be held via zoom on March 6th from 9-1pm. details below.
you can email Rachel for more information
traumachaplain@icloud.com


 


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 have been meeting weekly at 10:00 and just completed an excellent series from the Episcopal church on Civil Discourse. 

This week, February 21, is a transitional week to look at some of the themes of Richard Rohr’s The Universal Christ to prepare to read the companion book, Every Thing is Sacred, for a multi-week study. 

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 the book but having access to at least Every Thing is Sacred will be helpful, both to read the very brief chapters before class and to use the Reflective Exercises on your own and in community!

Both books are available locally and online:
The Universal Christ by Richard Rohr
Every Thing is Sacred by Richard Rohr and Patrick Boland

 
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 Dianne Moody who lost her mother, Naomi Grubb, this week; prayers for all undergoing surgical procedures, waiting for test results, and struggling with health challenges; prayers for  the Krofcheck's niece, Danielle, as she searches for a job/career after graduating from college recently; prayers for the family of Harriet Latschar who died early this morning; pray for Anabel's brother John, struggling with a serious infection; prayers for the Muise's daughter, Debbie, my sister Janice and her husband, Ken; prayers for our Wisdom's Table family and friends; prayers for all those who are hurting; pray for a world without war; prayers for the families of the over half a million people who have died from Covid-19; pray for the sick and peace in the world; pray for Denise who lost her mother to Covid-19, and whose sister has end -stage cancer; pray for those seeking vaccines, for separated families, for those with uncertain employment; prayers for Joyce W's niece, Meiryn age 12 who has had surgery and now awaits treatment for cancer; prayers of gratitude for Wendy's husbands  successful surgery and best possible; pray for Bill DiNino, who is dealing with ongoing health issues.     

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

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!