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Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.
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WELCA will have a bake sale in conjunction with the Lutheran Men's Steak Supper on March 28th. If you would like to donate baked goods, please place them in the Family Life Center by 3:00pm on the 28th. Thanks!
If you would like to give an Easter Lily as an Honorarium or Memorial, we must have your order by Sunday, March 1, so we can place our order. The price lily, green foil paper and white bow is $11.50. Please mark your envelope Easter Lily.
If you would like to give a donation as an Honorarium or Memorial, we must receive these no later than March 22 in order to be printed in the Easter bulletin insert. Please mark your envelope as Easter.
These will be noted in the Easter Bulletin.
The Pomaria Food Bank is experiencing shortages of certain perishable items that are not being donated. In order to make these items available, the Food Bank is purchasing them. The Evangelism and Social Ministry committee will be taking up donations quarterly beginning in March. If you would would like to make a donation, please mark your envelope Pomaria Food Bank and make the check payable to St. Phililps. Thanks!
Beginning in March, we will have a Bible Study. If you are interested in attending, please contact Jane Y Ringer or Debbie Shealy as soon as possible so they can plan.
The WELCA Project for the Month of March is the Lutheran Retreat Centers. Items needed include: paper towels, toilet paper, white towels and wash cloths, mattress pads (twin & double), cleaning supplies (especially Dawn soap and bleach), laundry detergeant, trash bags (13 and 30 gallon). Thank you for your participation!
Items to be donated can be left in the narthex donation box.
We are looking for a volunteer to administer coordination of the use of the Family LIfe Center. If you are interested, please see Dean Lominick or Pastor Amick. In the interim, if you need to book or schedule an event for the Family Life Center, plaese call the church office or Dean Lominick. Thanks!
If you would be willing to help serve as needed as an usher for funerals, please contact the church office or Dean Lominick.
Children's church lesson plans are now available for use. Theere are 3 books of lesson plans that are in a labeled folder box in the ladies' choir room. There will also be a notebook in the box for leaders to write down their name, which activity they chose to do and what date it was used (so we don't use the same activities in consecutive months). Please take advantage of these materials!
The Educational Ministry Committee is continuing to offer the Nursery for those kids ages two and under during the Sunday School hour the 1st and 3rd Sundays to allow some of our new parents the opportunity to attend Sunday School each month.
If you would like to choose a Sunday to participate keeping the nursery during the Sunday School hour only, please contact Nancy Alford or Lorianne Riggin. Please take advantage of this service as we grow in our faith together.
The 40 days of Lent give us time to reflect on our lives and the world around us. When more than 800 million people with hunger, Lent is also a time when we can make a difference. Once again, we will participate in God's Global Barnyard collecting money to buy animals for others.
We will begin collecting funds on February 22 and end on Palm Sunday.
Our church can make a difference!
You can learn more at https://community.elca.org/elcagoodgifts
The 21st Newberry County relay for Life will be held on April 24 at Newberry High School. If you would like to be a part of our St. Philip's Relay for Life team, or if you are a cancer survivor, please sign up online at www.relayforlife.org/newberrysc.
This year we will be collecting money for luminaries ($10), personal signs ($30), business signs ($100), and tshirts ($15-20) available for sale. Please help support St. Philip's Relay for Life team and fight against cancer.
The funds raised from the growing in God's Mission Appeal of the SC Synod will go towards Deepening Discipleship, Planting & Sustaining Mission Congregations, Equipping congregations to Engage in their Communities, Provide Discipleship Training for Rostered LEaders and Increasing Opportunities for the Lutheran Church in Tanzania.
This campaign will run for 3 years with St. Philip's goal of collecting $5000. Members are asked to contribute $11 a year for three years or a total of $33. You may place your money in the offering plate during worship marked God's Mission. Make checks payable to the church.
Click here to learn more! http://scsynod.com/index.php?page=GGM-Appeal