Weekly Announcements

DONATE TO CHRIST CHURCH THROUGH AMAZON SMILE…Donate while you shop! When you shop using smile.amazon.com  you can either choose Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church as the organization you would like to support or plug smile.amazon.com/ch/23-1578712 into your browser and Amazon donates .5% of your purchases to Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church.

BRAILLE EDITION…Please note that a Braille edition of the ELW is available to use for worship. Please notify the church office if you know someone who needs it. 

GOAT YOGA... Join us on June 16th at 11 am at Gettysburg Goat Yoga, 365 Blacksmith Shop Road, Gettysburg. Tickets available online or at the door.  Contact Holly Townsend (townfam00@yahoo.com) or Jill Herr (herrenstein@comcast.net) to sign up.  Goat Yoga of Gettysburg has graciously offered this fun event as a fundraiser for the youth group of Christ Lutheran. Join us and the members of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church youth group to raise money towards the ELCA mission trip and youth gathering in Houston, TX this summer.  The youth will volunteering their time and talent in Houston along with 30,000 other youth from across the country to help those affected by hurricane and flood damage.  Youth members will be present at Goat Yoga too to help out with the animals, the parking, and pitching in with set up/clean up.  Proceeds from every $20 ticket go towards the trip. 

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – June 18-22, 9:00 – 11:30 am...VBS is fast approaching but there's still time to register your child or to volunteer.  Online registration can be done on our website www.christgettysburg.org and then click on the links provided.  Lots of help is needed and you can work any days that suit your schedule. Contact Bobbie Lidard to volunteer at volunteers@christgettysburg.org  Any questions, please contact Kristy Peterman, 717 334-1799.

WORSHIP ASSISTANTS: Summer is upon us and lots of people of going to be away, resulting in frequent changes to the Worship Assistant schedules.  Please make sure you're checking the latest schedule to see if you are scheduled to serve.  If, at any time, you have a conflict and are unable to serve, please find a substitute and let Bobbie Lidard know as soon as possible.

COLLECTIONS FOR PERSONAL CARE KITS…Jacob Nelson will be collecting items for LWR (Lutheran World Relief) for his Eagle Scout Project. He hopes to make 100 kits to send to people in need. Listed below are the needed items to make the care kits. Collection begins on May 13th and will continue through the summer until August 12th. Each item should be new and still in its original packaging in order to ensure that the items are clean. Do not donate items with any religious symbols, messages or with a group’s name. Also, please do not donate anything with military or patriotic symbols or references to the armed forces, including camouflage. Each care kit will contain:

  • Two Bars of Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Comb
  • Nail clippers
  • Bath Towel (minimum 20"x40" and maximum 52"x27")

Thank you for your support in this project! Look for updates and more information in the bulletin.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jacob Nelson at (717) 338-1992 and jacobkrugnelson@gmail.com

 

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