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Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve Services

December 24th, 2014

Christmas Eve Services

5:30 p.m. - St. John's, Ashland
Celebrant - The Rev. Timothy Albright

7:30 p.m. - Holy Apostles, St. Clair
Celebrant - The Rev. James C. Smith

The Vestry and Clergy of North Parish wish each one of you a Blessed and Merry Christmas!

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Winter Clothing Drive

Winter Clothing Drive

December 14th, 2014

Winter Clothing Drive

North Parish is hosting a winter clothing drive now until December 14. We are collecting hats, scarves, gloves and coats for all ages. Your donations will be given to a local charity. Thank you for helping those in need.

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Boxed Food

Food Bank Ministry

December 2014

Boxed Food

During the month of December we will be collecting boxed potatoes, boxed stuffing, canned yams, canned vegetables, canned cranberry sauce and anything else non-perishable that could be used to enjoy the holiday meals! Thank you to everyone who donated products in November. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day DON'T BE ALONE THIS THANKSGIVING

Thursday
November 27th, 2014
1:00 P.M.

Thanksgiving Day

-  You Are Invited  -
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Holy Apostles Episcopal Parish Hall
307 E. Hancock St., St. Clair, PA

Please RSVP by November 20th

Call Bonnie Baker at (570)429-2272
Church Office at (570)429-7107

Eat In – Take Out – Delivery Available

Delivery beginning 11:00 A.M.

Take Outs - 12 Noon

Eat -In - 1:00 p.m.

VVolunteers are needed to cook, run deliveries and serve meals. WE WILL NEED A LOT OF VOLUNTEERS ON WEDNESDAY, THE DAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING beginning at 9:00 a.m. and into the evening hours as well and also Thanksgiving Day beginning at 6:00 am.

We also need donations of: turkeys, potatoes, green beans, corn, cranberries, bread for filling, celery, onions, milk, eggs, and pumpkin pies. Monetary donations will also be accepted to help with the dinner. Please make checks out to: Good Shepherd's Guild. If you can donate any of these items or help with preparations, please, contact Bonnie Baker at (570) 429-2272 by November 16th so we can plan accordingly.

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Boxed Food

Food Bank Ministry

November 2014

Boxed Food

During the months of November and December we will be collecting boxed potatoes, boxed stuffing, canned yams, canned vegetables, canned cranberry sauce and anything else non-perishable that could be used to enjoy the holiday meals! Thank you to everyone who donated products in October. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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UTO Offering

FALL 2014 UTO Offering

Sunday
October 26th, 2014

UTO Offering

The Fall UTO offering will be held on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Envelopes will be provided in the church bulletin that day. This is a special opportunity for Episcopalians to deepen their faith in God through prayer and thankful giving. Thank you for your generosity. The Spring UTO offering was $25.00.

The United Thank Offering Prayer


GRACIOUS GOD, source of all creation, all love, all true joy: accept, we pray, these outward signs of our profound and continuing thankfulness for all of life. Keep each of us ever thankful for all the blessings of joy and challenges that come our way. Bless those who will benefit from these gifts through the outreach of the United Thank Offering. This we ask through Him who is the greatest gift and blessing of all, Jesus Christ. Amen.

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Thanksgiving Day
HAUNTED HOUSE

HAUNTED HOUSE

Saturday
October 25th, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Holy Apostles, St. Clair.

Hosted by the Sunday School

HAUNTED HOUSE

Admission is a donation of a personal care item or non-perishable item for our soldiers for Operation We Care. Suggested items: AA batteries, beef jerky, chapstick, chewing gum, combs, cookies, crackers, cups and noodles, dental floss, deodorant, foot powder, greeting cards, hand warmers, hair conditioner, hand sanitizer, lotion, mouthwash, shampoo, soap, tissues, toothpaste, wet wipes, baby wipes, body wash, cotton swabs, maxi pads, mini pads, nail clippers, nail files, nail polish, pens, playing cards, powder, puzzle books, razors, rice krispie treats, shaving gel, socks, tablets/calendars, toothbrushes, hot chocolate, and wool caps.

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Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Annual Meeting

The annual meeting for North Parish will be held at Holy Apostles, St. Clair on Sunday, October 19th. The combined worship service will be at 11:00 a.m. followed by the meeting of all parishioners and a luncheon. All members of North Parish are asked to be in attendance.

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Boxed Food

Food Bank Ministry

October 2014

Boxed Food

During the month of October we will be collecting any type of boxed food items for the local food banks. As always, any kind of non-perishable food item is appreciated! Thank you to everyone who donated products in September. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Flowers

Fall Flowers' Sale

Saturday, September 20th, 2014
9:00 a.m. - sellout
Holy Apostles Church
St. Clair, PA

Flowers

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Breakfast

Food Bank Ministry

September 2014

Breakfast

During the month of September we will be collecting "on the go" breakfast items (granola bars, breakfast bars, fruit bars, etc.) for the local food banks. As always, any kind of non-perishable food item is appreciated! Thank you to everyone who donated products in August. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Bus Trip

Bus Trip to
Sight and Sound Theater
in Lancaster to see
"Moses"

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

$76.00
Includes Transportation and Theater Ticket

UPDATE No seats available for the bus trip!

We will stop at Hershey's Farms to eat.
Meal is on your own.

Bus Trip

Pick Up - Frackville Mall (Movie side of KMart Parking Lot). If you are intrested in attending - see Bonnie Hynoski, Lois Hewes, Bonnie Baker or call the Church Office.

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Peach

Peach Festival

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

St. John's Episcopal Church
13th & Market Streets
Ashland, PA

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tickets - $5.00

Peach

Come enjoy peaches, ice cream, baked good and a beverage.

Eat in or take outs available.

For tickets, call the church office at 570-429-7107 or see a vestry member.

Volunteers are needed to set up, bake treats, to sell tickets and to clean up.

If you can help set up and peel peaches, please arrive at the church the day of the festival by 9:00 a.m. Baked goods can be dropped off at that time. If you can help that evening, please arrive by 4:00 p.m.

Please use the sign- up sheets available in each church if you can help or speak to Senior Warden, Barry Idell or any vestry member.

Please note this fundraiser is to benefit North Parish's General Operating Expenses. We will need all church members to help make this fundraiser a success!

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BOTTLE

Pioneer Day Celebration

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

BOTTLE

NORTH PARISH will participate in the Annual "Pioneer Day" Celebration on Saturday, August 16th at Higher Up Park, Ashland from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Food items will be available for purchase. Again we ask our church members to help with this fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit our general operating expenses. If you can help, see Elaine Ulceski or a vestry member.

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BOTTLE

Food Bank Ministry

August 2014

BOTTLE

During the month of August we will be collecting all varieties of canned fruit for the local food banks. Any non-perishable food items are always welcome! Thank you to everyone who donated products in July. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Lent!

Food Bank Ministry

July 2014

Cereal

During the month of July we will be collecting cereals (any type), oatmeal, pancake mix & syrup, pop-tarts and granola bars for the local food banks. Any non-perishable food items are always welcome! Thank you to everyone who donated products in June. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Healing Service

Healing Service with Holy Eucharist

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
7:00 p.m.


All are invited!

Healing Service

There will be a Healing Service with Holy Eucharist at St. John's Episcopal Church of North Parish, 13th & Market Streets, Ashland, June 25th at 7:00 p.m. All are invited!

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Strawberries

Strawberry Festival

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Tickets are $5.00

See any vestry member or call the church office.

Strawberries

Come enjoy Strawberries and Ice Cream, Baked Good and Beverage. Volunteers are needed to set up, bake treats, to sell tickets and to clean up. Please use the sign- up sheets available in each church if you can help or speak to Lois Hewes. If you can help set up, please arrive at the church the day of the festival by 9:00 a.m. Baked goods can be dropped off at that time. If you can help that evening, please arrive by 4:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit North Parish's General Operating Expenses.

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FOOD BANK MINISTRY JUNE

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ANNUAL MOTHER'S DAY BREAKFAST

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MOTHER'S DAY FLOWER SALE

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Peanut Butter

Food Bank Ministry

April 2014

Cake Mix

During the month of April we will be collecting peanut butter, jelly, cake mixes with canned frosting, and egg noodles for the local food banks. *Please note…these are suggested items; any non-perishable food items are gladly accepted! Thank you to everyone who donated products in March. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Resurrection/Easter Sunday

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GOOD FRIDAY

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Passion/Palm Sunday

We need 12 volunteers for the foot washing. If you would like to volunteer, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 by April 11th.

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Bible Study

Bible Study


April 2nd, 9th, & 16th, 2014

Bible Study

Third annual Weekly Lenten Bible Study & Fellowship Hour - Wednesdays at 7:00 P.M. at Holy Apostles Church. Please join us as we pray the Litany followed by lively discussion of God's Word with fellowship and refreshments! Everyone is invited!

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Passion/Palm Sunday

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Vegetables

Food Bank Ministry

March 2014

Cans

During the month of March we will be collecting canned vegetables, canned potatoes, canned ravioli, spaghettios, and Manwich for the local food banks. *Please note…these are suggested items; any non-perishable food items are gladly accepted! Thank you to everyone who donated products in February. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Ham & Corned Beef & Cabbage Sale
..::Ham & Cabbage Soup Sale::..
$6.00 Carry Out Only

..::Corn Beef & Cabbage Dinner Sale::..
$6.00 Carry Out Only

March 15th, 2014
11am - 2pm
St. John's Episcopal Church of North Parish
13 & Market Streets
Ashland, PA

Carry Out Only!

Volunteers are needed to help in the kitchen and for cleanup. Monetary donations are being accepted to help purchase ham, corned beef and cabbage. If you can help or would like to give a monetary donation, please see a vestry member. Proceeds will benefit North Parish's general fund for our general operating expenses.

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BOTTLE

Food Bank Ministry

February 2014

Cereal

During the month of February we will be collecting cereal, oatmeal, canned fruit, and juice boxes for the local food banks. Thank you to everyone who donated tuna, soup and crackers in January. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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Cans of soup!

"Soup Sale" and "Baked Goods Sale"

February 22nd, 2014
10AM Until Sell Out
Holy Apostles

Cereal

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Cans of soup!

Food Bank Ministry

January 2014

Canned Tuna

During the month of January we will be collecting canned soups/Ramen noodle soups, canned or packets of tuna, and boxes of crackers for the local food banks. Thank you to everyone who donated yams, cranberry sauce and Bisquick in December. If you are in need of food assistance, please call the church office at 570-429-7107 and we will direct you to a local food pantry.

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