Announcements for March 3, 2019

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Southern Clinton County Lutheran Parish


+FROM REV. KARL RUNSER: You may contact the Pastor at the office (570) 748-7932, at home (570) 725-2155 or email

HELPING HANDS:Each month we will be asking for specific donations to be handed out during the Helping Hands sessions. For the month of Februarywe are asking for donations of baby diapers (size 5) and body wash. All donations can be dropped off at United during normal office hours, or contact Wendy Seyler (570) 502-0683. As always, thank you for assisting us in branching out on our own to help us service our community better.

ONE-GALLON CHALLENGE:The Clinton County Ministerium is sponsoring their annual fund drive to help our brothers and sisters who will struggle to heat their homes each winter. Everyone is asked to donate the cost of one gallon of fuel ($4.00). If you are able to contribute more, it will certainly be appreciated. Please mail any donations to: Salvation Army, 119 E. Church St., Lock Haven, PA 17745. All checks can be made payable to Clinton County Ministerium, with the memo line “One Gallon Challenge.”

+SPRING CLEANING YET?WELCA and Chat & Craft will hold their 11thAnnual Rummage Sale on April 5thand 6that United. We are asking you to bring in any of your used items in good condition to be sold. If you are unable to drop off your donations, please contact Kay Land (570) 748-5978 to make arrangements for pick-up.

SPAGHETTI DINNER:Camp Kids will hold a spaghetti & meatball dinner on Sun., March 24thfrom 10:30-2:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall at United. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, bread, drink and dessert. Price is $8 for adults, $4 for kids 3-11, and 3 and under are FREE!

WELCAwill meet on Tues., March 5that 12:00 Noon in the Painter Room at United. 

ASH WEDNESDAY:Services for Ash Wednesday will be held at 12:00 Noon in the Chapel at United, at 7:00 PM at Salona, and at 7:30 PM at Albright UMC.

LENTEN BIBLE STUDYwill be held every Thursday during Lent from March 14ththrough April 11thbeginning at 6:30 PM at United. Evening prayer will follow.

NITTANY VALLEYLenten Services will be held every Sunday in Lent from March 10ththrough April 7thbeginning at 7:00 PM at Lamar UMC.

SUGAR VALLEYLenten Services will be held every Wednesday beginning at 7:30 PM. Locations are as follows: 

March 13th– St. John, Booneville

March 20th– Trinity UMC, Greenburr

March 27th– Loganton Wesleyan

April 3rd– SV Church of the Brethren

April 10th– St. Paul’s, Loganton


+SERVICES FORMarch will be held at St. Paul, Mill Hall beginning at 10:30 AM.

+A COLLECTIONwill be taken on the first Sunday of each month to benefit St. Paul’s Food Pantry.

+SAVE THE DATE – June 9th!  Hope you can make it! It’s a celebration especially for you! More details to follow.

+COUNCILwill be held on Tues., March 5that 9:15 AM at United.


+SERVICES FORMarch will be held at St. Paul, Mill Hall beginning at 10:30 AM.

+PLEASE CHECK THESunday School Room for information before going to Sanctuary. 

+SAVE THE DATE – June 9th!  Hope you can make it! It’s a celebration especially for you! More details to follow.

+CONGREGATIONAL MEETINGwill be held following the worship service on Sun., March 10th. We will review the reports from 2018.

+POTLUCK LUNCHEONwill be held on Sun., March 10thfollowing the worship service. Please bring a dish to share.

+COUNCILwill meet on Wed., March 20that 6 PM.



+SERVICES FORMarch will be held at St. John, Booneville beginning at 10:30 AM.

+MUSIC SUNDAY:St. John will host a guest performance by Jeannie Brickley TODAYduring the worship service. Please join us and invite along a few friends & neighbors to PRAISE the LORD with MUSIC! Soup and sandwich luncheon to follow.

+SOUP & SANDWICH:You are invited to join us for food and fellowship following the worship service TODAYat St. John, Booneville. 

+SHROVE TUESDAY:You are invited to a Shrove Tuesday pancake dinner beginning at 6:30 PM on Tues., March 5that St. John, Booneville. We will have a delicious pancake dinner and enjoy fellowship and activities on the last day before Lent begins. Invite a friend or neighbor. All are welcome to come and join the fun!

+ST PAUL’S COUNCILwill meet on Tues., March 12that 3:00 PM.

+ST. JOHN’S COUNCILwill meet on Tues., March 12that 7:00 PM.




+SERVICESwill be held at 9:00 AM.

+ALL PRAYER CHAIN requests should be directed to Lena Welsh at (570) 748-3787.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:Altar Guild is looking for volunteers to assist in setting up and removing altar and communion items each week. Please contact Jean McKeague for more information if you are interested in volunteering.

COOL WHIP containers needed! Please drop off empty Cool Whip containers on the tables in the first floor hallway. We use these to transport our altar flowers each week.

ATLAR FLOWERopenings on Sun., May 26th,June 3rd, July 21st, and July 28th.  If you would like to sponsor flowers on this date, please contact Michele in the office.

DONATIONS NEEDED:Donations of paper products and flatware are needed replenish our supply that we use for Fellowship events and funeral luncheons. Please drop all donations off on the tables in the first floor hallway. 

SANDWICH SALE:Delivery is Thurs., March 7thfrom 11-1 PM in the first floor hallway. 

PEANUT BUTTER COLLECTION:Ron “The Walking Man” Bauman is collecting jars of peanut butter to benefit Haiti. All jars can be TODAY

COUNCILwill meet on Tues., March 19that 6:30 PM.

ATTENDANCE:46 Adults, 1 child.


Today:         Choir Rehearsal,8:00 AM United

Holy Communion,9:00 AM United  

                     ALWL Ed Coup

Holy Communion,10:30 AM St. John, Booneville

                         Rev. Karl Runser 

Worship,10:30 AM St. Paul, Mill Hall

                                 ALWL Ed Coup

                     Soup & Sandwich,11:30 AM St. John, Booneville

                Youth Bible Study,4:30-6:30 PM United

Tuesday:            Salona Council,9:15 AM United  

                     WELCA,12:00 Noon United  

                     Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner,6:30 PM St. John

Wednesday:            Ash Wednesday Chapel Service, 12:00 Noon United

                     Ash Wednesday Evening Service,7:00 PM Salona

                Sugar Valley Evening Service, 7:30 PM Albright UMC

Thursday:            Sandwich Delivery, 11:00-1:00 PMUnited

Next Sunday:            Choir Rehearsal,8:00 AM United

Holy Communion,9:00 AM United  

                     Rev. Karl Runser

                  Worship, 10:30 AM St. John, Booneville

                                 ALWL Sandy Grier 

Holy Communion,10:30 AM St. Paul, Mill Hall  

                         Rev. Karl Runser

                Congregational Meeting, 11:30 AM St. Paul, Mill Hall

                Potluck Luncheon, 12:00 NoonSt. Paul, Mill Hall

                Lenten Services,7:00 PM Lamar UMC