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Merry Christmas!

ADVENT WORSHIP SERVICES

Evening Prayer with Prayers for Healing
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
6:30 p.m. - Holy Apostles, St. Clair
Followed by a Coffee Hour

EVENSONG SERVICE

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
6:30 p.m. - Trinity Episcopal Church, Pottsville
Followed by a light supper of soup and bread

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

December 24, 2016
5:00 p.m. - Holy Apostles, St. Clair
Celebrant - The Rev. James C. Smith
7:30 p.m. - St. John's, Ashland
Celebrant - The Rev. James C. Smith

*PLEASE NOTE: There will be no services on Christmas Day.

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

December 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of December we will be collecting canned hams, 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!

YOU ARE INVITED

Thanksgiving Day Dinner
November 24, 2016

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

Please RSVP by November 17th, 2016

Call Bonnie Baker
(570) 429-2272

Church Office
(570) 429-7107

Eat In
Take Out
Delivery Available

Delivery beginning 11:00 A.M.
Take Outs - 12noon
Eat -In - 1:00 p.m.


Thanksgivings Food Preparation
November 23rd, 2016



Thanksgivings Day
November 24th, 2016


Over 300 Dinners
(between eat-in, take-out and deliveries to shut-ins)
were served!
Thanksgiving!

Volunteers 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.

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: North Parish. If you can donate any of these items or help with preparations, please, contact Bonnie Baker at (570) 429-2272 by November 17th so we can plan accordingly.

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

November 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

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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Annual Meeting!

NORTH PARISH'S ANNUAL MEETING

October 16, 2016

Annual Meeting!

The annual meeting for North Parish will be held at Holy Apostles', St. Clair on Sunday, October 16th. The combined worship service will be at 10:00 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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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

October 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of October we are collecting boxed food items. (cereal, instant potatoes, stove top, any non-perishable in a box). Please look and verify that any donated products have not expired. 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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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

September 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of September we are collecting any and all canned foods! Please look and verify that any donated products have not expired. 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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ST. JOHN'S PARKING LOT DEDICATION

Sunday, August 28, 2016

ST. JOHN'S PARKING LOT DEDICATION!

There will be a dedication during the service on Sunday, August 28th at St. John's Episcopal Church in memory of Edith Lane Hoffman, Robert E. Jones Sr., and Betty Palmer Price for memorials provided for the paving of the church parking lot.

Funds were also given for this project by the Society of the Protestant Episcopal Church for the Advancement of Christianity of PA and the Lehn Society.

A plaque was purchased in their memory and honor. Thank you to everyone who helped in any way to make this project a success. The new parking lot provides safer and easier access to services for our parishioners.

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NORTH PARISH PEACH ESTIVAL!

NORTH PARISH PEACH FESTIVAL

Wednesday, August 17th
St. John's Episcopal Church
13th & Market Streets
Ashland
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Tickets - $5.00

Schuylkill County Fair!
Come enjoy peaches, ice cream, baked good and a beverage.

Eat in or take outs available.

For tickets, see Bonnie Hynoski, Elaine Ulceski or Bonnie Baker
Or call the church office at 570-429-7107.

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 4:30 p.m. This is a North Parish event and we need our members from St. John's and Holy Apostles to help make this fundraiser a success.

Please use the sign- up sheets available in each church if you can help or see Bonnie Hynoski or Elaine Ulceski.

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chuylkill County Fair!

Schuylkill County Fair

August 1 - 6, 2016
Schuylkill County Episcopal Churches Giving Out Hugs & Kisses

chuylkill County Fair!

North Parish along with St. James Episcopal Church, Schuylkill Haven, and Trinity Episcopal Church, Pottsville will have a stand at the fair. Our stand will be giving out hugs (fruit drinks) and kisses (Hershey kisses) and literature regarding each of our churches. We are doing this in order to have an Episcopal presence in Schuylkill County and to promote church growth.

Volunteers are needed to work the stand - Monday thru Saturday between the times of 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. We ask volunteers to sign up for 1 hour increments or longer. Sign-up sheets will be available at the church or call the church office at 570-429-7107 to sign up. The gate admission of $5.00 will be waived for volunteers. Thank you for your help!

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

July and August 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the months of July and August we are collecting non-perishable lunch items (soup, mac & cheese, canned pasta, etc.) and breakfast items (granola bars, cereal, oatmeal, etc.). 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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Food Bank Ministry!

Strawberry Festival

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Holy Apostles, St. Clair, PA

Food Bank Ministry!

COME ENJOY

Strawberries and Ice Cream
Baked Good
Beverage
Eat in or take out


Tickets are $5.00 - See Lois Hewes
Or call the church office at 570-429-7107

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.
Baked goods can be dropped off too.

Also, we need people to stay after the festival to help clean up!

Proceeds will benefit North Parish's General Operating Expenses.

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Shepherds Pie Dinner!

Shepherds Pie Dinner

Saturday, June 4th
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church
2nd and Howard Avenue
Pottsville

Shepherds Pie Dinner!
Dinner to include a salad, dessert and coffee or tea.
Cost $8.00 - Eat in and take out available

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

June 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of June we are collecting canned tuna and canned chicken. Thank you to everyone who donated products in May. 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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Geisinger Blood Drive

BLOOD DRIVE!

Monday, May 16th, 2016
2 p.m. - 7 p.m.


Holy Apostles Episcopal Church
of North Parish

Our goal is 25 people or 20 pints of blood


Donations of cookies, brownies, cake (any type of baked good) and drinks (iced tea, lemonade, water, coffee) are needed.

Please contact Bonnie Baker, Senior Warden of North Parish at 570-429-2272 if you can donate refreshments or for more information.

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Food Bank Ministry!

SECOND ANNUAL BOB JONES MOTHER'S DAY
MEMORIAL BREAKFAST

May 8, 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

Everyone is invited to breakfast immediately following the 9:00 a.m. service at St. John's, Ashland.

The breakfast is hosted and sponsored by the family of the late Bob Jones, Sr. Everyone is welcome!

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

May 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of May we are collecting canned vegetables and canned fruit. Thank you to everyone who donated products in April. 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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SOUP SALE!

North Parish
Homemade Soup Sale

SOUP SALE!

Saturday, April 16, 2016
10:00 a.m. - Sellout

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

$7.00/quart - Take out only!


Volunteers are needed to make homemade soup. If you can donate soup, please see Elaine Ulceski or Bonnie Hynoski.

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

April 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of April we are collecting breakfast items. (cereal, oatmeal, breakfast bars, cream of wheat, juices etc.) 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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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

March 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of March we are collecting breakfast items. (cereal, oatmeal, breakfast bars, cream of wheat, etc.) 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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THE SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION
EASTER SUNDAY

EASTER SUNDAY!

March 27th, 2016

8:45 a.m. - St. John's, Ashland
11:15 a.m. - Holy Apostles', St. Clair
Celebrant - The Reverend James C. Smith

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GOOD FRIDAY

GOOD FRIDAY!

March 25th, 2016

Spoken Service with Holy Eucharist
3:00 p.m. - St. John's, Ashland
5:30 p.m. - Holy Apostles', St. Clair
Celebrant - The Reverend James C. Smith

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MAUNDY THURSDAY

MAUNDY!

March 24th, 2016

Holy Eucharist with Stripping of the Altar
5:30 p.m. - St. John's, Ashland
8:00 p.m. - Holy Apostles', St. Clair
Celebrant - The Reverend James C. Smith

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THE SUNDAY OF THE PASSION/PALM SUNDAY

PALM SUNDAY!

March 20th, 2016

8:45 a.m. - St. John's, Ashland
11:15 a.m. - Holy Apostles', St. Clair
Celebrant - The Reverend James C. Smith

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PANCAKE & SAUSAGE SUPPER

Pancake & Sausage Supper

Sunday, February 7, 2016
6:00 p.m. - Eat-in only

For Reservations
Call 570-391-9546 or 570-429-7107
Sign-Up Sheets are available
at the church too.

Please RSVP by January 31st

Holy Apostles of North Parish
307 E. Hancock St.
St. Clair, PA

PANCAKE & SAUSAGE SUPPER

Free Will Offering Accepted. Donations of Desserts are needed.

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

February 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of February we are collecting any kind of comfort type foods. (soup, canned meals, manwich, mac & cheese, etc.) Thank you to everyone who donated products 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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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

January 2016

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of January we are collecting any kind of canned or dry soups and crackers! Thank you to everyone who donated products 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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