Custodian: Barry Savercool Nursery Attendant: Korynne Haubrich Treasurer: Cara Kuehner Financial Secretaries: Craig Hill and Cathy Horinko
In Case of Inclement Weather - During the week, if Easton Area School District closes, the church is CLOSED. For Sunday morning services, any delay or closing information will be available at wfmz.com at all times and on TV when severe conditions warrant.
February 29, 2020
Join us for worship tomorrow at 9am and 11am. It is the First Sunday in Lent and our Lenten theme is “wilderness.” Our scripture readings are Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 and Matthew 4:1-11. Join us as we begin our wilderness journey and celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion.
Pastors Cecilia & Jameson
Join us Monday, March 2nd at 6pm at church for dinner and conversation.
The pastors will be at church Tuesday from 11:30am-2:30pm and 5:30-8:30pm, Wednesday from 9:30-11:30am and 5-7:30pm and Thursday from 10am-3pm. They will also be at church on Saturday morning for a funeral. Please call them at (814) 777-0414 if you’d like to schedule an appointment for a different time this week.
Sunday, March 1
8:30 am Praise Team Warm up
10:40 Traditional Choir Rehearsal
Tuesday, March 3
5:00 pm Children’s Bell Choir
6:00 pm Bell Choir
7:00 pm Traditional Choir
Thursday, March 5
6:00 pm Praise Team Vocalists
6:30 pm Praise Team
Calling all “Kids” who like to sing –
Join our Jr. Praise Team Singers, “Kids” for Jesus, as they prepare the song
“Celebrate the Empty Tomb”
for Easter Sunday, April 12:
Sundays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29
Following contemporary worship
10:10 – 10:30 am
& Tuesdays, March 10, 17, 24 and 31
5:00 – 5:30 pm
Our next gathering is Monday, March 9th. Bring a friend!
Our next gathering is Monday, March 16th at Dubs on 5th at 9pm. Bring a friend!
We will be preparing and serving lunch at Safe Harbor on March 18th. We are looking for 4-5 volunteers to help prepare and serve.Please see Jane Moser for more info or contact the office if interested.
Do you have a favorite chili recipe? Do you love to eat chili? Join us on March 21 for New Creation's chili cook off and trivia night. This is a fun fellowship event which will give everyone the opportunity to taste chili, vote for their favorites and even purchase some to take home. The winner will take Home a gift certificate to Boscov's department store! Come and enjoy the fun!!
The Backpack Pals of Easton is a program designed to help meet the needs of hungry children in the Easton Area School District.
BACKPACK PALS PROGRAM - New Creation will be collecting CRACKERS for the Easton School District's Back Pack Project. We will be responsible for 120 boxes of either Saltines or Ritz sytle crackers. OUR NEXT DEADLINES ARE 3/27 & 5/8. Please place your contributions in the usual spot - the large collection container in the Gathering Area.
KAOS (Grades 6-12)
April 4th: Easter egg decorating 1-3pm. April 5th: Set up and run the Easter Egg Hunt 12-3pm. May 15th-17th: "Faith and Foodies" Annual Youth Retreat. CLICK HERE for info. Registration due by Feb. 26th. July 22nd-25th: National Youth Event. CLICK HERE for more info. $50 deposit due
Navigating Stars (Grades 3-5)
Jr. Youth Group meetings 6 - 7:30pm March 1st: nutrition April 5th: Lenten practices May 2nd (Saturday) Family Game Night
The Installation Service of Rev. Dr. Bonnie Bates as the
Fourth Conference Minister of the Penn Northeast Conference
of the United Church of Christ
We needs LOTS of Sunday School volunteers to make our program a success! Art, games, crafts, drama, science, cooking and FUN! There's no need to prep in advance- simply show up and lead! The lesson will be planned for you.
Are you interested in being a Worship Leader?
Worship leaders read the scripture(s) for the 9am service and the Call to Worship and Scripture(s) for the 11am.
You may sign up for the 9am or 11am or both!
Are you interested in being an usher?
Ushers need to arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of the service. Usher responsibilities are: 1. Handing out the bulletins. 2. Collecting the weekly offering; the 2nd Sunday of the month has a second Mortgage Reduction Fund offering. 3. Distribute Communion on the 1st Sunday of the month (11am service).
02 – Mike Lucykanish
03 – William Fortner
03 – Matt Geiger
04 – Sharon Barrett
04 – Will Bruch
04 – Donald Crone
04 – Isabelle Henley
04 – Steven Kuder
04 – Mabel Leichliter
04 – Kelly Rizzotto
04 – Richard Sterner
05 – Kay Hank
05 – Melinda Malarchik
06 – Patrick Kahr
06 – Christine Knecht
07 – Courtney Minotti
08 – Ted Cowell
09 – Lori Colon
10 – Angela Davis
10 – Shirley Pokrivsak
10 – Calep Repsher
11 – Brittany Raisner
13 – Carina Tomaino
14 – Jack Harbour
14 – Bill Mutschler
* Home Bound Members
** At least 90 yrs Young! (Please consider sending these members a card or phone call! It will truly make their day!)
17 – Sarah Corr
17 – Richelle Fretz
18 – Bridget Karsan
19 – Richard McPeek
20 – Linda Mellon
20 – Marigrace Talbot
22 – Chrissie Watters** * 93yrs old!!
803 N Wahneta St.
Allentown, Pa 18109
25 – Audrey Heater
25 – Brenda Lake
25 – Nicole Lopresti
26 – Barry Savercool 26 – Rev. John Weiler** * 97yrs old!!
634 E Broad St, Rm 269
Bethlehem, Pa 18018
27 – Stephanie Crone
27 – Sarah Possimato-Smith
27 – Mike Price
28 – Bob Taylor
30 – Kali Ann Clossey
30 – Jeff Horinko
31 – Ann Martin
31 – Chloe Zuber
3/05 - Luis & Janelle Gaston (11yrs)
3/15 - Mike & Peggy Lucykanish (40yrs)
3/20 - Harry & Carol Koch (38yrs)
3/22 - Vincent & Michelle Pretoppa (8yrs)
1. Text amount to 610-364-5347. Make sure to include the dollar sign before the amount. Example: $25 2. Within a few minutes, you’ll be sent a text with a link to register. Click on the link and enter your cardholder name and credit/debit card information. 3. Once your registration is complete, you will receive a text verification and a receipt via email. 4. For future giving, simply send a text with the amount you wish to give, and it will process automatically!
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Help raise money for New Creation. Are you an Amazon shopper?? If you are GREAT! The amazonsmile program donates .05% to a charitable organization of your choice! Its’s so easy!!
In the “Find your Charity” search, type New Creation United Church of Christ. (Make sure you pick our Easton location)
Hit select and you’re ready to shop!
Redner’s Save A Tape program. This is an easy way to help raise some money for New Creation. Save all your Redner's receipts and bring them into the church. There is a box on the table in the Gathering Area. Remember that you must scan your Redner's Rewards card or your Save-a-tape card in order for the Church to get credit. Thank You!
Meets Fridays from 9 - 10am in the Conference Room at New Creation.