Announcements and Activities

Announcements from the latest Bulletin:

Attention Choir:  Cantata rehearsals for Maundy Thursday will be this Wednesday and the first 2 in April at 7:30 p.m. at Rhodes Memorial.

A food safety certification course led by Curtis McConaughey of the     PA Dept. of Agriculture will be offered at Rhodes Memorial Church on Saturday April 1 from 9:00-11:30 a.m.  There is no cost but pre-registration is required - sign up in the narthex or call or email the church office by Tuesday"Food Safety is Everybody's Business" but especially when serving to the public, so this course will teach or refresh what you know about safety practices that can keep food safe and prevent illness.

Mission Meals are Monday, April 3 at 9:00 a.m.  Help is welcomed!

Church Meetings will be on Monday, April 3.  Missions/Evangelism at 6:00 p.m.; Council on Ministries at 6:30 p.m.; Trustees at 6:45 p.m. and Administrative Board at 7:30 p.m.

Plastic ice cream containers needed!  The kitchen is need of the one gallon plastic ice cream containers with lids.  Please bring to the kitchen if you are able to donate. 

HUB:  We have reached our HUB goal of 100 wash clothes.  Thank you for supporting this project. Our next gathering is on April 8 at St. Marks in Havice Valley (293 Havice Valley Road, Milroy) at 10:00 a.m.  If anyone is interested in going, please contact Linda Fisher. We can car pool if necessary.

New "Webmaster" needed:  We are looking for a person who is confident on the computer and knows or can learn Google applications to take over the responsibility of updating/maintaining our church website.  Retiring webmaster Connie Welch is willing to help get you started.  If you are interested, please let Pastor Carola know.

Next Salad Sale is on April 12.  Orders are due on April 2 to Shirley Brown, Rosalie Mitton, Miriam Hale or Sue Wilkinson.

There's a sign-up sheet in the narthex for anyone who would like to decorate a table for the Birthday Dinner on April 29 at 5:00 p.m.

Missions for the Year 2017:  The 1st quarter (Jan, Feb, Mar) Mission Project is to supply half an ark (goal $2,500) through Heifer International.  To support this project please put your gift in an envelope marked appropriately and put it in the offering plate or use one of the available arks.  There will be other fundraisers for this project as well.  Let’s see if we can exceed last year’s donation of $2573.41.  So far we’ve collected: $2154.65

NOTE:  If you have an ark that is ready to be turned in, you can put it in the bucket on  the little stand at the back of the church or give it directly to Sharon Osborne.  Also, Heifer “Name” Picture forms are in the Narthex.  Thanks.