Church News (Page 2)

Church News (Page 2)

Casserole Fridays Update

Thanks for the great response to “Casserole Fridays” at The Neighborhood Center. Please begin bringing in the frozen casseroles to be stored in the freezer in our kitchen. From there, the casseroles will be delivered to The Neighborhood Center and distributed to families for weekend meals. Any questions? Call Marcia Schmid at 856-489-1756 or Sandy Weaver 856-751-7343. We can help make a difference!!  

IHOC Annual Dinner Fundraiser – Saturday, October 20, 2018

IHOC’s Annual Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, October 20th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Cherry Hill. Please join us from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm for an evening of entertainment by Vedra Chandler & Friends & Luke Soumalis. We will also have an hour of appetizers starting at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner and our basket/silent auction. Cost of the event is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. To purchase your ticket, contact Cara Gaehring…

Counting Team Volunteers Needed

We are looking for a few people who would like to help out counting the collection on Sunday mornings. You will be assigned to a team that will count money on Sunday each month after church. If you are not able to make a regular commitment to one Sunday each month, but would still like to help out, we also need people who are willing to serve as substitutes on an as needed basis when one of our regular counters…

Urban Promise Annual Banquet – October 23, 2018

On Tuesday, October 23rd, enjoy the voices of the children of UrbanPromise, and also the dynamic voice of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry!  We know that you’ll leave inspired and with a greater understanding of UrbanPromise’s scope and impact within the city of Camden. All proceeds from the Banquet will be used to support UrbanPromise’s AfterSchool Programs throughout the City of Camden.

Greeters Needed

We are looking for greeters to offer a smile and a handshake at the door on Sunday mornings. You will find a sign-up sheet in the lobby or contact the church office at or 856-429-4469 to help out.

Register for Early Fall Exercise Classes

Early Fall Exercises classes begin September 10th Tai Chi/ Qi Gong: Tai Chi is a Chinese martial and healing art designed to develop “chi” or energy within the body. It is characterized by slow, gentle movements.  Qi Gong is the art and science of using breathing techniques, gentle movement, & meditation to cleanse, strengthen, and circulate the life energy (qi). Qigong practice leads to better health and vitality and a tranquil state of mind. DKP (Dance, Kick, Punch):  Very invigorating…

Welcome Katie Holmberg!

Welcome Katie Holmberg, our new Youth Ministries Leader! We look forward to getting to know Katie as she leads our new youth program beginning next Sunday, September 9th. 

Message from Commission on a Way Forward – Council of Bishops

This is the third installment of information on the upcoming Special Session of the General Conference in February 2019. United Methodist delegates from around the world will decide how to move forward as a denomination around the issue of human sexuality. Below is an explanation of one of the plans, the “Connectional Conferences Model” (considered but not recommended by Council of Bishops)   The Connectional Conferences Model is grounded in a unified core that includes shared doctrine and services, and…

Announcing: Homecoming Sunday, Sept 9

Sunday School begins!  Children and youth – meet your teachers and see your friends! All are invited to stay for the picnic after church on the playground. We will be cooking on the grill.  Bring a side dish or dessert to share. This is always a great time of fellowship for all.

Flu Shots Available Sunday Sept 9

No need to run elsewhere this fall to get your flu shot. They will be offered here at St. Andrews in the Lounge after worship service on Sunday, September 9.  ShopRite Pharmacy will be providing the flu shots. Please bring your medical insurance or Medicare ID card, complete the vaccination authorization form available in the lounge and you will be all set. Regular and high dose vaccines will be available.  

Announcing: Keenagers Luncheon

Our next meeting is Thursday, September 6th at noon in Wesley Hall. Our meal is baked ziti. Bring a dish to share and pay $5, or pay $10 without a dish. During our program, we will enjoy music provided by pianist Ellen Youssefian and Sarah Baumgarten, soloist. This will be a great time to catch up after the summer months.   FLU SHOTS: Ruth Birchmeier of CVS will be on hand to administer flu shots to our guests. Bring your…

Back to School Donation Drive

Backpacks are distributed to children under the care of the Division of Child Protection & Permanency. Backpacks are our primary need. School supplies are welcome as well. Please place donations in the box in the lobby. Items needed: Backpacks #2 pencils spiral bound notebooks notebook filler paper glue sticks/liquid glue crayons markers colored pencils highlighters 3-ring binders erasers (pink and end cap) scissors 2-pocket folders rulers pencil boxes/cases In addition, gift card and cash donations are accepted. These will be…