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                    News from around the so pa district

            Wolgamuth Church packs Emergency Clean-up Buckets for Church World Service
            Wolgamuth Church of the Brethren in Dillsburg, PA’s, Southern District, recently packed 150 Clean-up Buckets
            for Brethren Disaster Relief/Church World Service (CWS)  The project started in the spring of 2021, with a big
            push from the children during Vacation Bible School in June and ended with 75 buckets packed in August and
            another 75 packed in September.  The buckets were delivered to the New Windsor Brethren Disaster Relief/CWS
            Depot and will aid those recovering from floods and tornadoes.

         Hunting season in Cumberland County begins on Saturday, November 28th.  Darlene Stouffer, pastor of the Huntsdale
         Church of the Brethren, invited the hunters in her congregation to invite their family and
         friends to attend a very special worship held on November 14th.  As you can see in the
         photographs, the chancel was transformed into a wooded area, with appropriate hunting
         gear and hunters, including Pastor Darlene who isn’t a hunter but dressed for the
         occasion, came dressed in camouflage and safety orange apparel.  Worship concluded
         with a special “blessing of the hunters” litany as a send-off and dedication to those who
         look forward to going into creation with God’s protection.

                                        West Shore Church hosted a Gospel Concert by The Reunited Quartet on October
                                        31, 2021. We worshiped the Lord with gladness.  Afterwards we enjoyed a chili and/
                                        or ham & bean soup and cornbread luncheon with plenty of fellowship and desserts.

                                        We're trying something new! The West Shore Christmas "Eve" Service will be held
                                        at 3 PM, 12-24-21 so that folks who don't drive after dark and those whose families
                                        get together on Christmas Eve, will be able to participate in our "traditional" service
                                        with Christmas Hymns, highlighted by special music, Scripture Reading and Silent
                                        Night by Candle Light (individual LED candles).

                                        West Shore Church got a new printer/copier and has a black ink HP 952 and a color
             ink HP 952 for anyone who would like them. Call the church office at 717-795-8573.
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