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- Blessing Backpacks at Derry Church: Aug 27
Our first “Blessing of the Backpacks” will be held on Sunday, August 27 during the 10:30 am worship service for students of all ages. Remember to bring your backpack to church!
- August 2017 Financial Snapshot
Cash Flow - Operating Fund as of 7/31/17
Income YTD: $ 686,344.33
Expenses YTD: $ 648,395.65
Surplus/(Deficit) YTD: $ 37,948.68
Questions? Contact George Porter. Thank you for your continued support now and throughout the the year.
- Welcome Derry's Newest Members!
On Sunday Derry Church welcomed six new members in worship. L-R: Jeff and Jenn Hosenfeld, Donna Powell, Kelly Viozzi-Gjurich, Lindsay Powell and Brenna Goodman. Read more about these new members by picking up an insert available at church. Next new member class begins on Sunday, October 1. Photo credit: Julie Miller.
- Fall Baptism Classes Begin Sept 17
9-10 am Sundays, September 17 & 24 and October 1 in Room 13. Wondering why Christians believe in baptism... whether you can be baptized more than once... or if baptism can occur outside of Sunday worship? These questions and more will be addressed in this helpful three-week series. If you wish, prepare to have yourself or a family member baptized in worship on Sunday, October 8 or at a later date. RSVP to Debbie Hough (533-9667).
- Last Call for the Corn Roast
Have you signed up for the annual picnic at Alexander’s farm in Hummelstown? It’s 5:30 pm Wednesday, August 23. Don’t miss this great evening of fun, fellowship, corn on the cob roasted over hot coals, and lots of homemade salads and desserts. $2.50 per person. Sign up online or call the church office by Sunday, August 20 (533-9667).
- Pediatric CPR & First Aid Certification Class: Aug 29
- Carlisle Presbytery Seeks Young Adult Advisory Candidates for the 223rd General Assembly
General Assembly will meet June 16-23, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri. A Young Adult Advisory Delegate (YAAD) is a young adult church member who has exhibited leadership within his or her congregation and would benefit from taking part in and contributing to the deliberations of the General Assembly. A YAAD must be at least 17 years old on or before June 16, 2018, and must not be more than 23 years old on June 16, 2018. There are no exceptions to the age requirements. Also, a YAAD must be a communicant member of a congregation in Carlisle Presbytery, who has been endorsed by his or her session. Additionally, the YAAD must be able to attend an orientation session prior to General Assembly (June 15, 2018). Please click for an application. Deadline to apply is October 13, 2017. The General Assembly will pay the YAAD's expenses with the exception of those of a personal nature, which are the responsibility of the YAAD, or the YAAD's home church. Questions? Please contact Carlisle Presbytery.
- Special Thanks to Lori Klucker
For producing this week’s edition of the church eNewsletter. Thanks, Lori!
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.