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Church Phone #: (610) 253-1541
Pastoral Emergency #: (814) 777-0414

Pastors: Rev. Cecilia Baxter and Rev. Jameson Baxter
Music Director: Dorothy Fritchman
Secretary: Karen Horinko

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 22, 2020

Join us for worship tomorrow at 9am and 11am. We will celebrate Transfiguration Sunday and hear the story of Jesus’ transfiguration in Matthew’s Gospel. During the children’s time, we will learn about our special collection to support Church World Service’s blanket ministry. Join us for a meaningful morning of worship in a loving community! 

Blessings,
Pastors Cecilia & Jameson
A Penny Party will be held on Sunday, February 23rd in the Community Room. Join us for lunch immediately following the 11 o'clock service followed by the Penny Party at 1pm.  Please feel free to donate small items to be used as prizes.  Put the items in the Conference Room by Thurs, Feb 22nd. All proceeds will be given to the Mortgage Reduction Fund. Any questions see Cindy Savercool.
KAOS (Grades 6-12)

Feb 22nd: All Church Snow Tubing Trip.  Meet at church 8:45am and pick up at 2:15pm. Sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board outside the sanctuary. Cost per youth is $10. 
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 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 2/28, 3/27 & 5/8. Please place your contributions in the usual spot - the large collection container in the Gathering Area.
 
Church Office Hours
 
Sun.    02/16    Closed
Mon.   02/17    8:00 - 10:00; 12:00 - 3:00
Tues.   02/18   3:00 - 5:00
Wed.   02/19    8:00 - 11:30
Thurs. 02/20   8:00 - 10:45; 2:30 - 4:30
Fri.      02/21    8:00 - 10:45; 2:30 - 4:30
Sat.     02/22    Closed
Please call one of the pastors at (814) 777-0414 if you’d like to schedule an appointment this week. 
Sunday, February 23
8:30 am Praise Team Warm up
10:40 Traditional Choir Rehearsal
 
Tuesday, February 25
5:00 pm Children’s Bell Choir
6:00 pm Bell Choir
7:00 pm Traditional Choir

Ash Wednesday, February 26
6:15 pm Bell Choir
6:30 pm Traditional Choir
 
Thursday, February 27
5:30 pm Praise Team Vocalists
6:30 pm Praise Team
Our next gathering is Monday, March 9th. 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.
The Installation Service of Rev. Dr. Bonnie Bates as the
Fourth Conference Minister of the Penn Northeast Conference
of the United Church of Christ

 
Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 2:00 p.m.
 
UCC Greenawalds, 2325 Albright Avenue, Allentown, Pennsylvania
 
There will be a reception following the service in the Fellowship Hall.


There will be a procession of clergy; please wear your favorite stole.
 
Please bring a small bottle of water from your home church or Conference to use during our water blessing.  
This retreat is mandatory for Confirmands and open to ALL youth grades 7-12 and there is no cost to attend. For a Registration Flyer …CLICK HERE
Special collection the 2nd Sunday of every month.
Bring your envelopes or get one from the seatback pockets of the chairs.

Church Calendar

Do you know a member or friend of New Creation who does not get this weekly e-blast?  The weekly bulletin announcements are filled with  details about our ministries.

Click here for the monthly calendar.
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.
 
Use this on-line sign-up and sign up for the days you are able to teach. If you have questions, email Michele Sherman, Chair of the Christian Education Committee.

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!

Please use this link to sign up when available. 

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).

Please use this link to sign up to be an Usher. 
February

01 – Matthew Francisco
02 – Michael Brinker
03 – Marion Mory
03 – Emilee Sofie
04 – Jay Brotzman
05 – Richard Moser
07 – Cecilia Baxter
07 – Colleen Hill
08 – Stephen Corby
08 – Robert Hill
08 – Sally Ann Hummer
08 – Heather Price
08 – Collin Smith
09 – Nicholas Horinko
09 – Doris Walsh *
       803 N Wahneta St,
       Allentown, PA 18109
       (610-782-8420)

10 – Carol Eberts
10 – Mary Springfield
11 – Lois Bohn *
       302 Barwick Rd.,
       Effort, Pa 18330
       (610-509-4434)

11 – Anthony Morales
12 – Maria Pascarella
13 – Barbara Heath
14 – James Geiger
 
  * Home Bound Members
** At least 90 yrs Young!

(Please consider sending these members a card or phone call! It will truly make their day!)


16 – Jaxson Heimbach
16 – Paul Hulbert
16 – Ashley Repsher
17 – Helen Pearson ** 93yrs!
       Moravian Hall Square,
       175 W. North St
       Nazareth, Pa 18064
       (610-746-1113)

18 – Cassidy Cafaro
19 – Sue Francisco
21 – Judith Lerch
21 – Briann Rizzotto
22 – Joseph Haubrich
22 – Sadie Yurkovitch
23 – Linda Hutnik
23 – Michelle Pretopopa
24 – Nancy Mangino
25 – Kelly Clossey
25 – Kaylene Kutz
25 – Joan Paulus*
        Easton Nursing Center
        498 Washington St, Rm 313/2
        Easton, Pa 18042
        (610-434-3225)

25 – Grace Repsher-Bishop
25 – Haley Seitz
27 – Kendall Clossey
27 – Melissa Johnson
27 – Malaki Repsher-Bishop
                               
February
03 - Michael & Lisa Brinker (31yrs)
 
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!
What's Happening in the Penn Northeast Conference?

Stay updated about upcoming trips, celebrations, business, educational and service opportunities sponsored by PNEC.  Click here to sign up for their weekly e-blast,
"This Week in PNEC."
 
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!!
  1. Sign in to www.smile.amazon.com with your current Amazon login info.
  2. Under “Your Account” select “Change your Charity”
  3. In the “Find your Charity” search, type New Creation United Church of Christ. (Make sure you pick our Easton location)
  4. 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. 
Contact person is Jim Matthewson @ 610-703-7895
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