Announcements for January 19, 2020

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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 Januarywe are asking for donations of cleaning supplies and body wash. All donations can be dropped off at United during normal office hours, or contact Wendy Seyler (570) 502-0683. As always, your kindness is greatly appreciated.

ONE-GALLON CHALLENGE:The Clinton County Ministerium is sponsoring their annual fund drive to help our brothers and sisters who struggle to heat their homes each winter. Everyone is asked to donate the cost of one gallon of fuel ($4.00). 

LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITYhas opened a Food Cupboard at the Former Beth Yehuda Synagogue. All donations collected will be given to LHU students in need. Donations needed include: peanut butter, jelly, mac & cheese, small microwavable meal containers (not frozen), fruit and/or pudding cups, small cans of tuna or chicken, small packages of instant rice and/or potatoes, soup, popcorn, and paper products. Any monetary donations can be made payable to the Lock Haven University Foundation. Please contact Amy Downes at (570) 484-2305 or Havencupboard@lockhaven.eduwith any questions. Food is given out every Wednesday from 7-9 PM. It will re-open in January when the students return for Spring semester.

CHICKEN & WAFFLE DINNERwill be held on Sun., Jan. 26 from 10:30 AM-1:00 PM in the Fellowship Hall at United. Dinner is $8 for Adults, $5 for kids 5-11, Under 5 is FREE!! Dinner includes chicken & waffles (with your choice of gravy or syrup), mashed potatoes, drinks, and dessert. Take-outs will be available. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!

NITTANY VALLEY FELLOWSHIPwill meet on Mon., Feb. 3rdbeginning at 7 PM at St. Paul, Mill Hall.

WELCAwill meet on Tues., Feb. 4that 12 Noon at United in the Painter Room, weather permitting. 

JOINT COUNCILwill be held on Thurs., Feb. 13thbeginning at 7 PM at St. John, Booneville.

+SPRING CLEANING YET?WELCA and Chat & Craft will hold their 12thAnnual Rummage Sale on May 1st& 2ndat 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. 



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

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

+SALONA COUNCILwill meet on Tues., Feb. 4that 9:15 AM at United.



+SERVICES FORJanuary & February 2020will be held at St. Paul’s, Loganton beginning at 9:00 AM.

+STAY TODAY,coffee & donuts will be held following the worship service.




+SERVICESwill be held at 9:00 AM.

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

SOCK TREE!!We will be collecting children’s socks during the winter months of January and February. All sock donations can be placed on the tree located in the narthex area. Donations will be given to the Shoe Bank.

CHAT & CRAFTwill meet on the 2nd& 4thThursdays of each month beginning at 9 AM in the Painter Room. The next meeting will be held on Thurs., Jan. 23rd, weather permitting.

ANNUAL REPORTS DUE:If you have not already submitted a report, please do so immediately.

ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETINGwill be held on Sun., Jan. 26, 2020. This meeting will review and approve the 2019 Annual reports submitted. Please plan to stay following the meeting for a Chicken & Waffle Dinner.

COUNCILwill meet on Tues., Jan. 21stat 6:30 PM in the Painter Room. Election of Officers will take place during this meeting. All new council members should attend this meeting. Outgoing council members are encouraged to attend.

2019 CONTRIBUTION SHEETSare available upon request. Please contact the church office at (570) 748-7932 or email at office@unitedlutheran-lockhaven.orgto request your copy.

SANDWICH SALE:WELCA is currently holding a sandwich sale to benefit our Scholarship Fund at United. Sandwiches for sale include: Ham & Cheese sandwich $4 each, Turkey & Cheese sandwich $4 each, and Cold Cut Hoagies $5 each. Orders are due by Wed., Feb. 5th. Delivery is Wed., Feb. 12thfrom 11-1 PM in the first floor hallway. Please contact any WELCA member to order your sandwich.

YOUTH BIBLE STUDYwill be held on Sun., Feb. 9thfrom 3:30-5:30 PM in Fellowship Hall at United. Please note the change in date due to the Super Bowl.

SOUPER BOWLwill be held Sun., Feb. 2nd. Sunday School will be collecting monies to benefit One Gallon Challenge. Please look for our Sunday School students with your monetary donations.

WELCA IS COLLECTING donations for the LHU Food Cupboard. All donations can be placed in the box located in the 1stfloor hallway.Donations needed include: peanut butter, jelly, mac & cheese, small microwavable meal containers (not frozen), fruit and/or pudding cups, small cans of tuna or chicken, small packages of instant rice and/or potatoes, soup, popcorn, and paper products.

ATTENDANCE:1/12: 45 Adults, 1 Child


Today:         Choir Rehearsal,8:00 AM United

Holy Communion,9:00 AM United

                     ALWL Ed Coup

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

                         Rev. Karl Runser

Worship,10:30 AM St. Paul, Mill Hall

                         ALWL Ed Coup

Tuesday:            United Council,6:30 PM 

Thursday:            Chat & Craft,9:00 AM United 

Next Sunday:            Choir Rehearsal,8:00 AM United

Holy Communion,9:00 AM United

                     To Be Determined

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

                         Rev. Karl Runser

Worship,10:30 AM St. Paul, Mill Hall

                         To Be Determined

                     Congregational Meeting,10:00 AM United

                     Chicken & Waffle Dinner,10:30-1 PMUnited


Cindy Bryan, Sue Eminhizer, Anna Rhine, David Eisenhower (military), Samantha Haagen, Conor Grieb, Leotta Schrack, Carol Brungard, Ella Mae Hake, Judy Harter, Sara McCaleb, Ken Zener, Rich Sigmund, Heather Oister, Carly Shoemaker, Shirley Chapman, Harper Lorson, Mary Lou Snavely, David Mason, Vicki Bliler, Rachel Rockey, Kathy Seasholtz, Bonnie Neff, Candy (Blackwell) Moore, Betty Wagner, Justin Kline, Nancy Held, Susie Simcox, Jerry Lucas, George Zakem, Jean Grieb, Dana Suter, Peg Fulger, Jeanne Malenke, Dean Muthler, Natalie Newcomer, Marsha Croll, Denise Roahrback, Kathleen Snavely, Lynn Grieb, Caden Brungard, Mike Tressler, Curtis Stover, Christina Franklin, Mark Karns, Brenda Politakis, Jason Eyer, June Welshans, Pastor Bob and Nancy Kitchen, Raymond Garverick, Danny Garverick, Christine Brungard, Jack Schmidt, Corrine Muthler, John Trimble, Terry Greninger (military), Alda Held, Lisa Seyler, Craig Seyler, Russell Kautz and Barbara Coup.