WORSHIP WITH US
Saturdays at 6:00 pm and Sundays at 8:00 am and 10:30 am
Pastor Frey will present “Reformation Roots,” a discussion about Martin Luther and other reformers. Meet in the Library each Sunday at 9:15 am.
Hunger is one of the greatest injustices facing our world, but it doesn’t have to be this way. Ending hunger is possible, and it is possible in our lifetime. You can help make it happen. We had nearly 200 total walkers on Sunday, October 8 at the Daniel Boone Homestead, and we proudly won the “Golden Sneaker” award! Donations are still welcome! A full 25% of what is raised will be used at local Food Banks in Berks County. Make checks payable to Church World Service or donate online at www.crophungerwalk.org/birdsboropa
The Christmas Bazaar Committee is preparing to make fresh wreaths and sprays.
If you have evergreens that will need to be trimmed, consider pruning in 2 – 5 foot lengths the week of November 12. Bundle the greens – no bundle is too small or too large – and bring them to the church that week.
Call Judy Trout with any questions: 610-689-5263. Thank you!
The Property Committee needs your help to conduct general maintenance on two days:
Saturday, October 21 from 8 am – Noon
This will be inside work, spackling, sanding and painting.
Saturday, November 11 from 8 am – Noon
This will be outside clean-up, raking leaves, and doing work around the exterior of the building. (Rain date is Nov. 18.)
PREPARATION AND DIRECTIVES
Tuesday, October 24
Congregation member and attorney Rob Levengood will present a program on health directives including living wills, DNR (Do not resuscitate), health care and power of attorney issues. This is a Women’s Group event, but all are welcome. There is no fee to attend.
ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT
Saturday, October 28
St. Paul’s Lutheran Parking Lot
8 – 11 am or until the truck is full
ReMax Realtor Dave Renninger will be hosting this event! Recycle most items for free; others have a minimal charge. All the details are available here.