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June 2008

Barbeque and Bluegrass Saturday, June 21st

Join us for “Barbeque and Bluegrass” on Saturday, June 21st at Hokey Pres Church! Join us for pork barbeque and all the fixings from 2 pm to 6 pm. Jordan Spring Bluegrass Band will provide entertainment. Tickets are $10 per person. Proceeds to benefit the Roof Fund. See Sue or Sally for tickets, or call the church office to reserve tickets. Tickets also sold day of event, but we'd appreciate an idea of attendance beforehand. Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

Basket/Ice Cream Social Saturday, July 19th

Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 19th from 1pm to 4 pm. The Presbyterian Women are hosting a Ice Cream Basket Social. Join us for fellowship, basket prizes, and, of course, yummy ice cream! Your help is needed. Workers are needed to help set up, work the stands and clean up. Please consider donating filled baskets, gift certificates, or monetary gifts. Filled baskets are due by Wednesday evening prior to the event. If possible, please wrap your donated baskets. Tickets for basket raffles are being sold. See Donna Fink or Barb Quigg. Attendees can also come in Friday evening to deposit tickets for basket raffles. See you July 19th!

New Summer Service Time!

Beginning Sunday, June 15th (Father's Day), service will begin at 9:30 am. Last day of summer service is September 7th.

Promotion Sunday

Promotion Sunday will be Sunday, June 8th. This is also the last day of Sunday School classes for the school year. Thanks to all our teachers, students, and our students' support systems.

New Email Address

The First Presbyterian Church of Hokendauqua now has a new e-mail address:

Vacation Bible School

2008 Vacation Bible School will be held Monday, June 23rd through Friday, June 27th from 6 to 8 p.m. (A lite dinner will also be served between 5:30 and 6:00 p.m.) Please plan to join us for the fun!

Drip, Drip, Drop!

Our leaky roof has been fixed! Please click here for photos. A big thanks to all who have made contributions to our Roof Fund. We are still accepting donations to cover the cost of the repair, which totaled $15,000. To date, we've received $6,500. We're hoping to replenish our Building Fund with additional donations. Thank you!

June Birthdays

Jessica Schedler, Rebekah Gilbert, Lori Shuey; (2) Larry Lorah; (3) Donna Martin, Jim Tremblay; Michael Kramlich; (5) Doug Sammak, Jerome Avate; (7) Kathleen McNeill, Andrew Bydlon; Kian Mahdi Linton; (14) Joseph Lynn, Brandon Hien; (15) John Filipovits; (16) George Goshey; Wendy Seip; (18) Alexis Jernegan; (19) Peter Gilbert; (20) Elizabeth Dorwart; (21) Sandra Bennett; (22) John Hrizuk, Michael Hrizuk, Rose Hrizuk, Tyler Jernegan; (23) Kristie Kern, Carlee Worman; (25) Thomas Bennett; (26) Cody Murphy-Miller; (27) Alvin Hart, Jill Lafaw, Brynne Heffner

Turning Point

We are still collecting used cell phones and have now added the collection of 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.

Basement Closet

If you or your organization have items that are needed in the basement closet, please label them. Everything that is not labeled is going, going, gone. Address any questions to Sandy or Lila. Thank you.

Congratulations to 2008 Confirmands

Amber Schray, Emily Hoke, and Jared Shuey. Thanks to Eileen and Carl for their guidance.

Deacons Prayer List

Armed Services Personnel
Teachers & Pupils
Church Ministries
Teens and young adults

Additional Prayer Concerns:

Graham Hantz
Ben Sammak
Melissa Harth
Sania Owens
Jeff Newman
Maria Schedler
Monica & Mario Vasquez
Fehnel Family
Linton Family
Baby Makayla Fickes
Mark Scherer
Jim DeWalt

Ann Kreglow

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 - C20 Whitehall Manor, 1177 Sixth St., Whitehall, PA. 18052

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 - 247 E. Walnut Street, Allentown, PA 18109

Mrs. Mary Lorah - 1801 Newport Ave., Apt. 212, Northampton, PA 18067

Mr. William J. Marks, Sr. - 3227 N. 3rd St. Whitehall, PA. 18052

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. - 1419 W. Linden Street, Allentown, PA 18102

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

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

Parish Nurse

Our church may be looking for another Parish Nurse. If any RNs in the congregation are interested, please contact the church office at 610-264-9693 or someone on Session. Thanks!

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