February Circle Meetings

Deborah Circle will meet Tuesday, February 13th at 11:00 AM in the church library.  Steve Shuey will present a program about the Natalie Cribari Foundation   Following the program, we will go out to lunch.

Dorcas Circle will meet Tuesday, February 13th at 10:00 AM in room 16 and will go to lunch afterwards.

Rebecca Circle will meet Tuesday, February 13th  at 7:00 PM in room 16.

New members are always welcome to any of our Circles.  Contact the church office, 717-533-2467, if you have any questions.

Come grow with us

Sunday Christian Education hour is 9:15 – 10:15 AM

Children and Youth classes are located in the Lower Level of Church

Please join us for the following classes:

Early Learners Class

For children age 2-kindergarten, this program is working with the Spark Activate Faith curriculum to learn about God’s love and plan for us.  Singing, praying, and hearing God’s Word teaches the youngest learners about living in God’s kingdom.  Meets in classroom off of Parish Hall.

Rotation Sunday School

Children in grades 1-4 use a comprehensive Bible-based curriculum filled with activities, study and fun.  Learners engage in music, drama, games and crafts to dive deep into Bible stories.  Meets in Parish Hall.

Middle Learners

Using the program “Re:form,” youth in grades 5-8 journey through topics that strengthen their confirmation studies. Youth are empowered to explore their faith and ask questions they wonder about the Bible, creed, disciples, Jesus or other beliefs and hot topics.  Meets in Jr. & Sr. High Youth Room off Parish Hall.

Adult Opportunities

Contemporary Topics- adults find themselves in conversation and study as they make connections between society and God’s mission for us.    Room 16 located on main level of church.

 

Bible Apps Your Kids (and you!) Will Love

Start looking at your smartphone more as a tool than a distraction. There are tons of apps out there that can be used by families to continue the faith discussion.  Here are a few suggestions:

1. Gabbit Studies show that families who have at least one faith conversation a week are much stronger and tend to stick together longer. Gabbit makes it easy-and fun-for your family to grow closer to each other and to God. Gabbit gives you hundreds of dynamic, family-friendly questions at the push of a button. No rules, no instructions-just pick a category and let the unforgettable conversations begin! Free versions are available for iPhones and iPads as well as Android.

2. My First Hands-On Bible App The “My First Hands-On Bible app” from Group Publishing lets preschoolers experience God’s Word, not just read it. It includes motions, sounds, and simple activities that kids do as a family. It instills a love for the Bible while giving parents and grandparents unforgettable memories of growing their children’s faith.  The first 5 stories are free.  Available through itunes & google play.

3. The Beginner’s Bible iPad App  The next new story pack is available for purchase for only $1.99!!  Featuring the next six New Testament stories with audio, activities, and an all-new game! The new game challenges children to get all the falling fish into the basket before they hit the ground! The new stories include: A Captain’s Faith, A Hole in the Roof, Jesus Calms the Storm, Two Miracles, A Fisherman’s Net, and Jesus Feeds Many.