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January 2009

Nursery School News

Themes of study, all students:
Safety at home, school poison safety, stranger safety
Simple science — winter, animals in winter
Preschool (3's) more classic rhymes, opposites
Pre Kindergarten name writing, alphabet, line letters (and phonics) T,L,I,F,E,H,N
Circle letters O,P,R,Q, (letter recognition)
Field Trip to Whitehall Police Station
Monday, January 12 9:00 a.m. — Drivers needed
Visit to our school by Police Officer for (3's) Tuesday, January 20th 10:00 a.m.

Tuition Due January 21st.
No School January 19th — Martin Luther King Holiday

Looking ahead — current Preschool (3's) will be asked to commit to return for next fall
By registering for the new school year 2009-2010.

For school closings or delays tune radio to 790 AM or B104 FM,


Giving Envelopes

The 2009 Giving Envelopes are ready. Please stop by the table in Fellowship Hall to pick up your envelopes. Thank you!

Choir Practice

Choir practice rehearsals are every Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. New members always welcome!

Membership Classes

Interested in a membership class? Please contact pastor Henry Distler for more details. If you are interested in attending a class or you have any questions, call 610-264-9693.

January Birthdays

(1) Dave Linton, Robert Wasson; (2) Deborah Hartman, David Hertzon; (3) Evelyn Groller, David Sentiwany; (5) Carol Snyder; (9) Kathy Waters; (10) Margaret Fink, Joshua Scherer, Kathy Morusan, Monica Kern, Edward Santana-Grace; (13) Jenifer Strohl; (14) Tom Steigerwalt; (17) Brian Hart, Stefanie Mondschein; (22) Robert Young; (24) Deb Gilbert, Dunstan Linton; (25) Catherine Woodley; (26) Jean Krall, Alison Waters; (27) Jennifer Hartman, Amy Ruch, Lisa Rouch; (28) Sue Bode; (29) Matthew Mohr, David Wheeler; (30) Cory Juretus.

February Birthdays

Steven Tremblay; (2) Barry Schlosser, Sonny Cardi, Linda Hardy, Erica Scherer; (4) MaryAnn Ramey; Steven Mondschein, Susan Setzer; (5) Alice Ann Geiger, Mildred Lynn; (6) Alexander Fries; Pamela Sheffer, Nicole Apgar; (12) Honnell Linton, J. Richard Scheirer; (13) Peyton George; Patricia Frankenfield; (20) Doris Hrizuk, Joshua Schedler, R. J. Kern; (21) Michael McFetridge, Kevin Berk, Jessica Hartman; (23) Paul Hodes, Jr., Louise Juretus; (26) Bryan Cope; (27) Joe Butchinski; (28) Robert Hartman, Jr.

Greeters and Ushers

Date Greeters Ushers
Jan. 11 MaryAnn Ramey Scott & Karen Cope
Jan. 18 Donna Fink Donna Fink & Louise Juretus
Jan. 25 Doris Schirmacher Sharon & Bob McFetridge
Feb. 1 June & Haley Linton June & Dave Linton
Feb. 8 Rita Scheirer Al Hart & Richard Scheirer
Feb. 15 Donna Pontician Chris Mondschein & family
Feb. 22 Karen Bydlon Bydlon family
Feb. 25 (eve.) Doris Hrizuk Jean Krall & Doris Hrizuk

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

Additional Prayer Concerns:

Jeannette Hause
Ben Sammak
Paul Hodes
Melissa Harth
Irwin Kreglow
Maria Schedler
Monica & Mario Vasquez
Rich Haberern

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 Terrace, Apt. 201, 1940 Turner St., Allentown, PA. 18104

Mrs. Evelyn Groller - Country Meadows, Rm. 18, building 4, 4007 Green Pond Rd. Bethlehem, PA. 18020

Mrs. Jeanette Hause - Manor Care Health Services of Allentown, 565 S. Cedar Crest
Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103

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.)


January 15 — Session Meeting 7:00 p.m.
January 18 — Installation of Deacons and Elders
January 25 — Congregational Meeting

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