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- Sign Up for a Table at the Activity Fair on Sept 8
Are you involved with a group or ministry at Derry Church? Then you'll want to have a presence at the Activity Fair that's set for Sunday morning, Sept 8. Contact Pastor Stephen to reserve table space for your study group, travel group, committee, ministry, sports team or musical ensemble then start thinking about the spokespeople and swag that will help your group stand out from the rest!
- July 2019 Financial Snapshot
Cash Flow - Operating Fund as of 6/30/19
Actual Budgeted Income YTD $714,424 $642,318 Expenses YTD $581,916 $624,221 Surplus (Deficit) YTD $132,508 $18,097
Questions? Contact Steven Guenther, treasurer.
- Playoffs Await for Derry's Softball Team
Playoff games for Derry's top-ranked team begin next week -- maybe as early as Tuesday -- at Susquehanna Veteran's Field in Harrisburg. Watch Facebook and upcoming events on the church website for details... then grab a folding chair and your favorite sunglasses and come cheer on our fabulous softball team!
- Derry Goes to the Presbyerian Youth Triennium!
This group left on Monday for Purdue University and the Presbyterian Youth Triennium! Keep them in your prayers until they return on Sunday. Row 1: Megan Mehaffie, Amanda Ruch, Natalie Taylor, Abby Han. Row 2: Steven Guenther, Claudia Holtzman, Emma Taylor, Allison Cooper, Lizzie Pease, Austin Pease, Jacob Taylor. Not pictured: Michelle Califf, serving as a small group leader.
- Family Promise Drivers Needed July 28-Aug 4
Your help is desperately needed to drive the 15-passenger van to and/or from Hershey to the Family Promise Day Center in Camp Hill. Just an hour of your time is needed in the early morning or late afternoon during the week of July 28-August 4. Please contact Jane Robertson (717-439-0830) to volunteer.
- Make A Difference on a Lend A Hand Trip this Fall
- Three Ways to Register & Pay for the Corn Roast on Aug 22
- ReFresh: Motivation, Enlightenment, and Spiritual Enrichment
8:30 am - 2 pm Saturday, Sept 28 at Mechanicsburg Presbyterian ChurchSponsored by Carlisle Presbytery’s Education Committee, ReFresh seeks to restore faith, revitalize lives, and fortify. MaryAnn McKibben Dana will be the keynote speaker. Author of God, Improv, and the Art of Living (Eerdmans Publishing, 2018), a book that focuses on the life practice of embracing improvisation as a spiritual practice bringing balance in a 24/7 world, as well as Sabbath in the Suburbs (Chalice Press, 2012), MaryAnn will lead an improv workshop. Following the keynote, two sessions of five workshops each will be offered, separated by lunch. During these sessions, participants can choose from workshops such as: Messy Church, Community Outreach, Who Is Your Neighbor, Worship Transformed, Enneagram (101 & 102), and more. Download a brochure
- Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass on Aug 7
7 pm Wednesday, Aug 7 at First United Methodist Church, HersheyTim Zimmerman and The King's Brass present hymn classics with a contemporary flair. The King's Brass features three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, percussion and keyboards. These instruments blend together to create a time of innovative worship that will be enjoyed by all generations. This concert is free and open to all. This ensemble played at Derry Church in 2015 and returns to our Sanctuary next May as part of the 2019-20 Arts Alive season.
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.