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November 2007

Greeters and Ushers

  Greeters Ushers
November 4 Marie Lychak Richard Lychak and Joe Macrina
November 11 Pat Frankenfield Linda Schlosser and Pat Frankenfield
November 18 Joyce Wheeler Tom and Carol Steigerwalt

Get to Know Your Congregation!
Introducing ....
Steve and Debbie Snyder

Address: 4105 Redbud Drive East, Whitehall

Steve - Hokendauqua
Debbie - London

High School/College:
Steve - Whitehall HS, Kutztown University, DeSales (Masters)
Debbie - Parkland HS, DeSales University

Previous Churches - None

Current Job, hobbies, special talents:
Steve - Teacher at Nazareth Middle School

Coaches T-ball and Grasshopper Baseball for Egypt Memorial Park Coaches Boys' Basketball for Coplay Coaches Boys' Basektball for Nazareth Middle School Board member for Egypt Memorial Park

Enjoys playing golf, softball, basketball, and watching football and baseball

Favorite teams are Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Orioles

Favorite pastime - playing with his boys

Debbie - Part-time accountant for Day-Timers, Inc.

Sunday School Teacher, Chimes, Choir member, Vacation Bible School Director

Enjoys being a Mom (my greatest accomplishment), reading (member of neighborhood book club), cooking, running (recently completed the 5K Womens Classic for Breast Cancer (placed 315 out of 1,184)

Favorite pastime - spending time with friends and family

Fun or Special Memories of Hokey Pres - Playing Mary and Joseph in the Christmas pageant (along with our baby Jesus, Matthew, and pet cow, Andrew)

How did we find Hokey Pres - It is Steve's family's church; we were married here and have had both our children baptized here.

Family Info:
Andrew, 6 1/2, 1st grade
Matthew, 5, Pre-K

Parents: Bob and Pat Sherwood (S. Whitehall)
Marty and Carol Snyder (Whitehall)

Bluegrass Service

Jordan Spring Bluegrass Band will again bless our church with their joyful music during the worship service on Sunday, November 11th. Don't Miss it!

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.


Voices needed! Come join us Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.for a fun and rewarding time.

Chime Choir

We're looking for people who have a love of music and have an urge to ding! Please come and join the "Not Ready for Prime Time Chimers" on Wed. evenings at 6:15 p.m. For further information, contact Barbara Haberern at 610-799-3184. Remember - You don't need to sing (or even read music) to ding!


Our choir will again be sponsoring a Basket Bingo on Friday, November 16, 2007--Save the Date!

Doors open @ 5:30 p.m.
Bingo starts @ 7:00 p.m.

At the Schnecksville Fire Company

Proceeds to benefit:
Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council

Deacons Prayer List

Bodish Family
Teens and young adults
Church ministries
Armed Service Personnel
Jeannette Hause and family
Teachers & Pupils
Linton Family

Additional Prayer Concerns:

Family and Friends of David Hause III
Monica & Mario Vasquez
Linton Family
Baby Makayla Fickes
Fehnel Family
Maria Schedler
Jim Hodes
David Troxell
Tim Billig

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

Mrs. Ruth DeLong - 4230 Dorney Park Rd., Apt. 401, Allentown, PA. 18104

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

Jeanette and David Hause III - 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

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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