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April 2010

Olan Mills Church Pictorial Directory!

Thanks to everyone for coming to be photographed for the new directory. Please update your contact information with the church office if necessary.

Treasurer's Report

YTD Budget vs. Actual
January through February 1010

Total Income: $20,760.43 (Actual) $16,417.00 (Budget)
Total Expenses $19,560.25 (Actual) $20,583.46 (Budget)


The per capita requirement for each member for 2010 is $23.88, reduced from $24.11 in 2009.

Choir Rehearsal

Choir rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. Rehearsals generally last about 1 hour. We are always interested in having new voices join our already wonderful choir. New members are always welcome. Choir Director—Joanne Matthews.

Chime Choir Rehearsal

Chime choir rehearsals are on Wednesdays at 6:15. You don’t need to read music or sing to ding! New members are always welcome. Chime Choir Director—Barbara Haberern.

Don't Forget – Anniversary Books for sale

The Church 150th Anniversary Books have been reduced 20%, due to a minor printer error. The cost is now $28.00 each. If interested, please sign the order form located in the downstairs vestibule of our church. Reserve your copy now!

Food Collection

Session and Sunday School will be collecting non-perishable food items to go to our local Food bank. Please place any donations in the boxes in the main hallway and in the sanctuary. Thank you.

April Birthdays

Adam Faisetty, Karen Sasdi; (2) William Martin; (3) Janine Hartman, Richard Kramlich; Richard Bowman, Jr., Barbara Haberern, Bill Tremblay; (5) Barbara Holler; (6) Harry Millen; Bob Tremblay, Korinna Foley; (8) Elliot Waters; (9) Jennifer Apgar, Megan Walters; Kyle Kramlich; (11) Lila Bowman: (13) Grace Young; (14) Emily Hoke; (15) Nicole Matthews; Marie Lychak; (17) David Apgar, Jaime Cardi; (19) A. James Shedlauskas; (20) Brian Hartman; Robert Keller, Stefanie Clark, Maisey Hartman; (23) Tristan Marlatt; (25) Joseph Fehnel, Monica Snyder, Shannon Walters; (27) Ralph Mohr; (28) Nicole Goshey; (29) James DeWalt, Sr.

May Birthdays

Donna Givler; (4) Aiden Jacoby; (5) Mike Farber; (7) Ryan Pontician; (8) Carol Kerwich; Joyce Wheeler; (10) John Faisetty, Josh Rotunda; (11) Irwin Kreglow, Randy Cope; Will Hoke; (13) Andrew Smicker; (15) Joyce Burda, Bill Miller; (16) Tim Snyder; L. Kathryn Fogel, Frank Kovalchick, Joseph Sasdi; (18) Jeff Matthews, Kim Bydlon; Patrick Adams; (27) Andrew Kern, Brooke Petrasovits, Kevin Swartley; (28) Erin Petrosovits, Kenneth Swartley; (29) Karen Bydlon, Shannon Adams.

Greeters and Ushers

Date Greeters Ushers
April 18 Fenstermaker Family Fenstermaker Family
April 25 Gail Rhinehart Gail Rhinehart and Eileen Tremblay

Greeters and Ushers

If you are interested in becoming a greeter or usher, please contact Lila Bowman at 610-264-2482. It is a great way to get o meet people that come to our church.

Turning Point

We are still collecting used cell phones and empty printer cartridges for Turning Point. Please place your phones and cartridges in the box on the table in front of Fellowship Hall. Turning Point can receive up to $3.50 for each phone or cartridge. Thank you.

Deacons Prayer List

Armed Services Personnel
Teachers & Pupils
Church Ministries
Teens and young adults
Church Family Past & Present
World Peace
Ministers of the word & sacrament who are dealing with significant health issues

Additional Prayer Concerns:

Claudia McManamey
Aidan Galloway
Sarah Hatzell
Melissa Moran
Joshua Scoble
Marylin Graumenz
Bruce Kunkle
Ben Sammak
Melissa Harth
Chad Rhinehart
Maria Schedler
Bob Underwood
Tim Faisetty
Rev. Ray & Sue Brubaker
Jim & Maryann McFetridge Jr. and sons
People of Santiago Chili

If you have any changes or additions to the prayer lists please contact the church office (610-264-9693) or Lila Bowman.


Mr. Ray Bottazzi - Traditions of Hanover, 5300 N. Gate Dr. , Bethlehem, PA. 18017

Mr./Mrs. James DeWalt 3108 N. 3rd St., Whitehall, PA 18052

Ms. Kathryn Fogel - Phoebe Home, Rm. 1123, 1925 Turner St., Allentown, PA. 18104

Mrs. Evelyn Groller - Westminster Village, Rm. 101B, 803 N. Wahneta Street
Allentown, PA 18109-2491

Mrs. Mary Lorah - Phoebe Home Rm. 280B, 1925 W. Turner St., Allentown, PA 18104

Mr. William J. Marks, Sr. - Cedarbrook Nursing Home, B-3, 350 S. Cedarbrook Rd.,
Allentown, PA 18104

Mr. Harry Millen - 3004 N. Third Street, Whitehall, PA 18052

Mrs. Norma O'Connor - 212 Orchard Drive #1, Whitehall, PA. 18052

Mr. Titus Ruch Sr. - 160 Oley Furnace Road, Fleetwood, PA 19522

Mrs. Catherine Woodley - Eastern Comfort III 206 Diamond Street, Slatington, PA 18080

Mr. and Mrs. Grace and Robert Young - Apt. 2204 Kirkland Village, One Kirkland Village Circle, Bethlehem, PA 18017

(Cards and prayers are some ways we can show our love for those in need within our church family.)


SUNDAY SCHOOL 8:30 - 9:30 A.M.

Wednesdays — Chime Choir rehearsal 6:15 p.m., Choir rehearsal 7:30 p.m.
April 26 — P. W. Circle 1 at noon
April 29 — P. W. Circle 2 at noon
May 11 — P. W. Association Meeting at 1:30 p.m.
May 15 — Patriotic Tea at 2:00 p.m.
May 20 — Session meeting at 7:00 p.m.
May 23 — Pentecost/confirmation service at 10:00 a.m.
May 24 — P. W. Circle 1 at noon
May 27 — P. W. Circle 2 at noon

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