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BUS TRIP 2017!

SIGHT AND SOUND BUS TRIP

We would like to run a bus trip in the spring (May or June on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday) to the Sight & Sound Theater to see the production "Jesus". We need to know if there is an interest before we book a bus. The tickets which will include the show, bus, and meal will be $105.00. Pick up for the bus will be in Ashland and St. Clair. If you think you will be able to join us please call Bonnie Hynoski at 570-875-2867, Bonnie Baker at 570-429-2272 or the church office at 570-429-7107 by the end of 2017.

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Christmas 2017!

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Christmas 2017!

Holy Eucharist

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 during the morning on Christmas Eve.

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THANKSGIVING!

DON'T BE ALONE THIS THANKSGIVING

- You are invited to -

Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

THANKSGIVING!

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 Out - 12 noon
Eat In - 1:00 P.M.

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 Thanksgiving Day at 9:00 a.m.

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 16th so we can plan accordingly.

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Annual Meeting!

NORTH PARISH'S ANNUAL MEETING

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting for North Parish will be held at St. John's, Ashland on Sunday, October 15th. The combined worship service will be at 9:00 a.m. followed by the meeting of all parishioners and a coffee hour. All members of North Parish are asked to be in attendance.

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MAY VESTRY MEETING!

SEPTEMBER VESTRY MEETING

Sunday, September 17th
4:00 p.m.
St. John's - Ashland

MAY VESTRY MEETING!

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Block Party!

BLOCK PARTY

Saturday, September 9, 2017
12 noon - 5:00 p.m.
North Mill Street
St. Clair, PA

Block Party!


Sponsored by the Community of Caring Christians

Everyone is invited to attend this free event which is being sponsored by the Community of Caring Christians, consisting of six local churches (which we are part of). There will be free food and refreshments along with a free rummage table.

Volunteers are needed to help at the block party. If you can help, please contact our Senior Warden, Bonnie Baker at 570-429-2272.

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Boxed Food

Food Bank Ministry

September 2017

Boxed Food

During the month of September we are collecting canned products; vegetables, fruit, tuna, chicken, juice, pasta (any non-perishable in a can). Thank you to everyone who donated products in July and 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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NORTH PARISH PEACH ESTIVAL!

NORTH PARISH PEACH FESTIVAL

Wednesday, August 16th
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.

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Schuylkill County Fair!

Schuylkill County Fair

July 31 - August 5, 2017
Schuylkill County Episcopal Churches
will have a booth!

Schuylkill County Fair!

North Parish along with St. James Episcopal Church, Schuylkill Haven, and Trinity Episcopal Church, Pottsville will have a stand at the fair again this year.

Volunteers are needed to work the stand - Monday thru Saturday between the times of 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. We ask volunteers to sign up for 2 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. More information will be available in the bulletins.

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POT LUCK PICNIC!

NORTH PARISH
CHURCH POT LUCK PICNIC

July 16th at 2:00 p.m.
Lake Wynonah

POT LUCK PICNIC!
Please use the sign-up sheet available at the churches if you plan on attending
and include the person's name that will be driving.

Deadline to sign-up is July 9th.

For details or more information please call
Mary Emma Dean at 570-739-1898 or Bonnie Baker at 570-429-2272

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

July and August 2017

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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Strawberry Festival!

NORTH PARISH
Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival!

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Holy Apostles, St. Clair, PA

Strawberry Festival! 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!

Strawberry Festival!

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Spring UTO Offering!

The Spring UTO Offering will be taken on Sunday, June 4, 2017. You are invited to 'count your blessings' in thanksgiving for large and small daily gifts from God that brighten your life and the lives of those around you. Envelopes will be provided in the bulletin that Sunday for your donations. Thank you!

Spring UTO Offering!

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

June 2017

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 and to those who faithfully contribute items each month.

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MAY VESTRY MEETING!

MAY VESTRY MEETING

MAY VESTRY MEETING!

May 21, 2017
4:00 p.m.
St. John's - Ashland

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THIRD ANNUAL BOB JONES MOTHER'S DAY!

THIRD ANNUAL BOB JONES MOTHER'S DAY
MEMORIAL BREAKFAST

Sunday, May 14, 2017


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

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 2017

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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RESURRECTION!

THE SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION
EASTER SUNDAY

April 16, 2017
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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GOOD FRIDAY!

GOOD FRIDAY

April 14, 2017
Spoken Service with Holy Eucharist
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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MAUNDY THURSDAY!

MAUNDY THURSDAY

April 13, 2017
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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PALM SUNDAY!

THE SUNDAY OF THE PASSION/PALM SUNDAY

Blessing & Distribution of the Palms
April 9, 2017
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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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

April 2017

Food Bank Ministry!

During the month of April we are collecting breakfast items. (cereal, oatmeal, breakfast bars, cream of wheat, 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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Homemade Soup Sale!

Homemade Soup Sale

Saturday, March 11, 2017
10:00 a.m. - sellout
Holy Apostles Episcopal Church of North Parish
307 E. Hancock Street, St. Clair, PA
$6.00/quart - $3.00/pint
Take out only!

Parishioners are asked to make their favorite soup. The church will supply quart and pint containers. See Bonnie Baker or Mary Umlauf for containers.

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Services At North Parish!

Services At North Parish

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Holy Eucharist with the Imposition of Ashes
Celebrant - The Rev. James C. Smith
5:30 p.m. - Holy Apostles, St. Clair
8:00 p.m. - St. John's, Ashland

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

March 2017

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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Lent!

Pancake and Sausage Supper

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

Sunday, February 26, 2017
6:00 p.m. - Eat-In Only

Lent!

For Reservations
Call 570-391-9546
or 570-429-7107

Sign-Up Sheets are available at the church too.

Please RSVP by February 19th

Free Will Offering Accepted.

Donations of Desserts are needed.

If you can help with the supper please call Don Clamser at 570-391-9546

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

February 2017

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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FRIENDS AND FAMILY CPR!

FRIENDS AND FAMILY CPR

Improve the chance of saving a life!

FFRIENDS AND FAMILY CPR!
Thankfully, we don't face health emergencies every day but we can all benefit from basic CPR
&
AED (Automated External Defibrillator) instruction

Saturday
January 21, 2017
10 AM
Trinity Episcopal Church, Pottsville
Cost is $10

Please call Kathy Burda at 570-621-3220 for more information or to register.

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Food Bank Ministry!

Food Bank Ministry

January 2017

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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