Pentecost Sunday-June 9, 2019, 10:00 AM

This Week



Texts:  Ezekiel 36:22-28; Psalm 104; Acts 2:1-21; John 14:8-17

Message:  “Surprise Party” Rev. Leslie


  • Pastor Nathan and Pastor John Lersch will be co-leading a six week Bible Study on the book of Daniel.   Our next meeting is Monday, June 10, 9:30 am at MOCO House.

  • Today, June 9 is Project HOPE Sunday!  The following items are needed: Hygiene products (toothpaste, soap, and deodorant, and shampoo) or any other non-perishable items are welcomed.  Monetary donations are also accepted; please make checks payable to Project HOPE Food Bank, and give to our HOPE Representative:  Ruth Ann Herman.

  • Presbyterian Women will meet this Wednesday, June 12, 6 pm at MOCO House.  We will have devotions, fellowship and the business meeting.

  • DON'T FORGET!  We have pledged to support our South Sudan brothers and sisters in Christ in financially supporting their goals of building and sustaining churches.  Any donations given to Missions on June 16th will go towards their dream of permanent places to worship the Lord with trained (and paid) pastors to guide them through these times of difficult economical transitions. Coffee hour will also follow our worship service.

  • Bessemer VBS is Thursday, June 20 and Friday, June 21 from 4:30 pm-7:30 pm.  Applications are available on the narthex table.

  • There is a sign-up sheet on the narthex table, so you can help with the food and supplies for the Community Picnic at Kennedy Park in Bessemer on Sunday, June 23.

  • Presbyterian Women is conducting three different projects:  A Shoe Drive for Mission, Bags to Bed, and Pillowcase Project.  More information about these projects are on the bulletin board in the narthex.

  • The deadline to submit information for the July/August 2019 newsletter is next Sunday, June 16.  The July/August 2018 newsletter will be passed out on Sunday, June 30.

  • The Congregational Life Committee is sponsoring a booth at the Bessemer Fireman’s Festival on Saturday, July 13.  Beginning Sunday, June 30 there will be a sign-up sheet in the bulletin for donations of 8” or 9” Homemade Pies (No Cream Pies).  We are also asking the congregation for monetary donations to help defray the cost of our supplies.  Please give your monetary donation to Roberta Gibson, and Mickie Snyder.

  • Presbytery meeting is Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 pm at North Liberty Church in Grove City, PA.

  • The Loose Offering will go to the Deacons' to aid in their ministry on Sunday, July 7.




    A Free  Community Worship Service and Picnic will be held on Sunday, June 23 at Kennedy Park on East Poland Ave. next to the Borough Building.  Community Worship with our local churches at 10 am followed by a picnic lunch at 12:00 noon. Please come to enjoy a bite to eat, a time to talk, and some games for kids, young and old!  Bring your own chair!



    The congregation is invited to Nicole Weingartner’s graduation party on Sunday, June 23, 1 pm--5 pm at Stone Quarry Banquet Center (Across from Sky King Fireworks on Route 224 in Hillsville).

    Westfield Church needs more volunteers to keep their local Meals on Wheels program in service.  We serve our customers on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.  Our volunteers are asked to do two to three days a month and it takes about 2 hours per trip.  Scheduling is flexible.  If you are willing to help, please call Westfield Church-724- 667-7045 or Delta Stoner-724-667-8420.

    F.D. Campbell

    Library News

    *Tech Time--By Appt.

    *Adult Coloring--Every Friday, 1 pm

    *Dungeons and Dragons-Every Saturday, 11 am

    *Autism Warriors-Tuesday, June 11 & 18, 5:30 pm

    *Story Time:  Thursday, June 13, 20, & 27, 2 pm 

    *Community Yard Sale in Bessemer Boro:  Sat. June 22, 8 am

    *Art Therapy:  Saturday, June 29, 1 pm

     Autism Warriors:  Tuesday, June 11, 5:30 pm.  Let’s make a mandala with Stickers and paints.  Tuesday, June 18, 5:30 pm.

    LEGO Club.  This program is open to any individuals with autism  and up to 2 Guests.     

     Story Time:  Thursday. June 13, 2 pm.  Meet me At the Moon by Gianna Marino, Travel to Africa with us and make a Samburu Necklace to take home!   Thursday, June 20:  Dinner at the  Panda Palace  by Stephanie Calmenson.  Let’s take a trip to CHINA!  Try some tasty Chinese snacks and make a cherry blossom painting. Thursday, June 27:  Rot, The Cutest in the World by Ben Clanton.  Croatia is calling, let’s go!  Enjoy some Croatian licitar to take home!  What’s a licitar??  Come to story time to find out!  Story Time is open to kids of all ages!    

    Community Yard Sale (Entire Borough of Bessemer):  Saturday, June 22, 8 am-?  Stop at the library or call 724-667-7939 to register your location.  Cotton Candy Sale at the Library.  There will be a Lunch Stand available at Kennedy Park (next to the Boro Building).   We encourage the residents to donate a portion of their profits to the library, 

    Art Therapy:  Saturday, June 29, 1 pm.  Come and paint this beautiful beach scene!  Our art therapy classes are open to all ages, all supplies are provided, and classes are Free of charge!  RSVP appreciated 724-667-7939.

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