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- Congratulations 2019 Graduates!
Congratulations to our 2019 high school graduates! Row 1: Angelina Lerch, Lizzie Pease, Angela Basti. Row 2: Allyson DeBerry, Patrick Gavazzi. These students were recognized in worship on Sunday, May 12 and received handmade dorm blankets blessed by Derry's Shawl Ministry.
- It's Back: Quarters for Education, A Mission Project You Can Work on All Summer Long!
In 2015 and 2017, dozens of Derry friends helped to raise money for the Sargodha boys' school in Pakistan by participating in this simple quarter-collecting fundraiser. On Sunday mornings beginning on May 19 , you can sign up to get a tube of mini M&Ms. When the tube is empty, fill it with quarters that will provide scholarships for Presbyterian Education Board students . Your generosity will enable more children to receive a quality Christian education. Read more at peb.edu.pk. Return your tube of Quarters for Education to the offering plate when it’s full or by September 8.
- Youth Sunday 2019
Thanks to these Derry Pres youth and leaders for sharing your gifts in worship on Youth Sunday, May 12!
- One-Minute Answers to Your Important Questions: Ninth in a Series
Pastor Stephen gives another one-minute answer to questions raised recently in a survey of church officers: which jobs around the church really need volunteers right now, and how can you sign up to help?
- May 2019 Financial Snapshot
Cash Flow - Operating Fund as of 4/30/19
Actual Budgeted Income YTD $535,935 $428,212 Expenses YTD $433,628 $416,144 Surplus (Deficit) YTD $102,308 $12,068
Questions? Contact Steven Guenther, treasurer.
- Join a Lend A Hand Work Trip this Fall
Sept 8-14 • Oct 13-19 • Nov 10-16 to Princeville, NC
Sign up online or call the Lend A Hand office (717-731-8888) to be one of 20 volunteers to make a difference in the lives of families recovering from natural disasters. Cost of the trips has not been finalized but is expected to be $50 - $75 for the week. Read more or contact Marilyn Koch (717-503-6248).
- Young Adult Game Night: June 20
6-8 pm Thursday, June 20 in Room 7
Young adults age 18 and up (you get to decide how old young adults can be) are invited! Bring something for dinner and your favorite tabletop games to play with friends. If you can’t attend on but are interested in future events, please contact Pastor Stephen.
- Krislund Camp Welcomes New Executive Director
It didn't take Kim Bossé long to realize that Krislund Camp and Conference Center is not your ordinary church camp. “One thing that has struck me is the dedication that people have to this camp,” the camp's new executive director said. “We have a group of volunteers who come out here every single week, there’s between 15 and 25 of them, and they spend the day doing projects around the camp. I’ve worked at a lot of camps and I’ve never seen a group that vital and that passionate about helping to move the camp forward, keeping it open and looking at the future but also balancing the traditions of the past. That’s very unique."
Kim takes over for Gene Joiner, who left Krislund after five years at the camp. To read more about Kim and her goals and expectations for Camp Krislund, click here.
Did You Know?
Food Bank Sunday on the second Sunday of every month is the designated day to drop off non-perishable foods for the Hershey Food Bank... but donations are accepted any time: find collection baskets/containers at our main entrances. Here's a list of the Hershey Food Bank's most-needed items.