Announcements for April 14, 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 krunser@hotmail.com

HELPING HANDS:Each month we will be asking for specific donations to be handed out during the Helping Hands sessions. For the month of Aprilwe are asking for donations of baby diapers (size 5) and Laundry detergent/fabric softener. 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.

CAMP MOUNT LUTHERis looking for craft supplies for their summer camping sessions. Please consider donating: paper plates, plastic craft lace, popsicle sticks, play dough, markers, egg cartons, acrylic paint, clear/scotch tape, duct tape, and/or scissors (for small hands). All donations can be dropped off on the tables in the first floor hallway at United. All donations that are received mean fewer expenses for Camp. Your support is greatly appreciated.

MAUNDY THURSDAY services are as follows:

12:00 Noon Chapel Service at United Lutheran

6:30 PM at St. Luke’s UCC, Lock Haven

7:30 PM at Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren

GOOD FRIDAYservices are as follows:

12:00 Noon Chapel Service at United Lutheran

3:00 PM Stations of the Cross Service at St. Paul, Mill Hall

7:00 PM Tenebrae Service at United Lutheran

7:30 PM Evening Service at St. John’s, UCC Tylersville

EASTER SERVICESare as follows:

6:30 AM Outdoor Sunrise Service at Big Rock

6:30 AM Indoor Sunrise Service at St. Paul’s, Loganton

9:00 AM Communion Service at United Lutheran

9:00 AM Communion Service at St. Paul’s, Loganton

10:30 AM Communion Service at Salona Lutheran

PROTESTANT CAMPUS MINISTRYwill meet Wed., April 24thbeginning at 9:30 AM at United. 

PASSION INSERTSare included in this week’s bulletin. Please do not take your copy home. All copies should be returned to the parish office.

SYNOD ASSEMBLY: Two delegates from each church are needed to attend the 32ndAnnual Synod Assembly on Fri., June 14 & Sat., June 15 at Susquehanna University. This year’s theme is “On the Way Together: United, Supporting, Serving.” Rev. Ruben Duran will be our ELCA Churchwide representative. Meal-tickets must be pre-ordered and CANNOT be purchased at Susquehanna University. Meal registration deadline is May 20. This year will again be paperless. The Bulletin of Reports can be downloaded at www.uss-elca.org/assembly.


+SERVICES FOR April will be held at Salona 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!  FUN – We’re having games and prizes; FOOD – We’re having a luncheon, and FAMILY – We are all family! This is a surprise for you. More clues to follow. Check your future bulletins.

EASTER LILIES:Orders for Easter lilies are now being taken. Each plant is $7.50. Envelopes are available on the tables in the narthex. The deadline to order is TODAY.

YARD SALE: Salona yard sale will be held on April 25 (7:30 AM-1 PM), April 26, and April 27.



+SERVICES FOR April will be held at Salona beginning at 10:30 AM.

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

+SAVE THE DATE – June 9th!  FUN – We’re having games and prizes; FOOD – We’re having a luncheon, and FAMILY – We are all family! This is a surprise for you. More clues to follow. Check your future bulletins.

+COUNCILwill meet on Wed., April 17that 6:00 PM.



+SERVICES FORApril will be held at St. Paul’s, Loganton beginning at 9:00 AM.

+EASTER LILIES:We are now taking orders for Easter lilies. The cost is $7 each. Please see Marie or Jane by TODAYto order your lily.

+LENTEN OFFERING: St. Paul’s Lenten offering will be given to the Sugar Valley Lions Food Bank.

+CLEAN UP DAYis schedule for Wed., May 8that 1 PM for St. Paul’s church yard.




+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,July 28th, and Nov. 10th.   If you would like to sponsor flowers on any of these dates, please contact Michele in the office.

DONATIONS NEEDED:Helping Hands is making Easter Eggs this year. Donations of the following items would significantly help: Powdered sugar, Cream Cheese (blocks), Peanut Butter, and Sticks of Butter. As always, Helping Hands thanks you for your continued help and support.

DONATIONS NEEDED:Donations of paper products 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. 

LENTEN OFFERING:It has been a tradition to collect a special offering during Lent, to move us beyond thinking of ourselves toward thinking of others. Envelopes provided in the Narthex can be used for your donations. All monies collected will be split between Camp Kids and Prayer Shawl Ministry. The last day to submit your Lenten Offering is Palm Sunday, TODAY.

SUNDAY SCHOOLwill meet on TODAYat 10:15 AM.

CHRIST IN OUR HOMEDaily Devotionals for April, May & June are now available on the tables in the narthex. Please pick up a copy today.

COUNCILwill meet on Tues., April 16that 6:30 PM.

THANK YOUto everyone who donated, moved & set-up items, assisted, and participated in the Rummage sale! A total of $1024.50 will be donated to the Clinton County Women’s Center.

THANK YOUto WELCA, Wendy Seyler, Kelly Olmstead, Jean McKeague, Ken Englert, Taylor Seyler, and everyone who helped at the Rummage sale concessions. A total of $208.50 was received for Camp Kids. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

ATTENDANCE:54 Adults, 4 children.

WEEK OF APRIL 14, 2019

Today:         Choir Rehearsal,8:00 AM United

Holy Communion,9:00 AM United

                     Rev. Karl Runser

Worship,9:00 AM St. Paul, Loganton

                         ALWL Sandy Grier 

Holy Communion,10:30 AM Salona

                                 Rev. Karl Runser

Tuesday:            United Council,6:30 PM 

Wednesday:            St. Paul, Mill Hall Council,6:00 AM 

Helping Hands, 6:00-8:00 PM United

Thursday:            Maundy Thursday Chapel, 12:00 NoonUnited

                Maundy Thursday Evening,6:30 PM St. Luke’s UCC, Lock Haven

                Maundy Thursday Evening,7:30 PM SV Church of the Brethren

Friday:            Good Friday Chapel,12:00 Noon United

                Good Friday Stations of the Cross,3:00 PM St. Paul, MH

                Good Friday Tenebrae,7:00 PM United

                Good Friday Evening Service,7:30 PM St. John’s UCC, Tylersville

Next Sunday:            Outdoor Sunrise Service,6:30 AM Big Rock

                Indoor Sunrise Service,6:30 AM St. Paul’s, Loganton

                Easter Breakfast,7:30 AM St. Paul’s, Loganton

Choir Rehearsal,8:00 AM United

Holy Communion,9:00 AM United  

                     ALWL Sandy Grier 

                  Holy Communion, 9:00 AM St. Paul’s, Loganton

                                 Rev. Karl Runser 

Holy Communion,10:30 AM Salona  

                         ALWL Sandy Grier