1865 Knoxlyn Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church
1865 Knoxlyn Road * Gettysburg, PA 17325 * (717) 642-5332
A low impact exercise class taught by Dave Diehl will be held Thursday from 1-2 pm. All are welcome! See you in Fellowship Hall!
Mission Opportunity Program (MOP)
has discovered a new recipient for “rolled bandages” – “The Dove Bandage Brigade,” located in Harrisburg, PA. This organization is prepared to receive and distribute as many bandages as we can roll! Over the years ave rolled 10’s of thousands of bandages that have provided comfort to the hurting in 3rd world countries. The “holy rollers” meet every Thursday at 10 am in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to participate in making a difference in our world!
Prayer Shawl Ministry
We welcome new people all the time and we have the yarn and needles/hooks that you need to help us make the Prayer Shawls. (We have people that will teach you if needed.) We would love to help you help us. Please contact Judy Williams at 717-337-2418 or email@example.com for comments or more information. Thank you.
We meet at 1pm on the third Tuesday of the month in the Fellowship Hall. All women of the church are invited. Come join us for fun and fellowship (and great snacks!). No meeting in July.
I would like to thank everyone who made and delivered casseroles. Your willingness to help is greatly appreciated. We have a continuous need for casseroles so if you would like to contribute to this ministry just make one or two and bring them to the church or I will pick them up. They can be frozen or not and should be labeled with the ingredients and how to bake them or heat them up. For information or pick-up, contact one of the Deacons or call the Church office.
Members and other attendees having an emergency transportation need should call one of the following drivers,Lee and Jean Bentz 717-334-6064//Clyde Dehoff 717-337-1713 //John Moser 717-334-0913// Susan Nunamaker 717-642-9646 //Sallie Sites 717-334-8712//Sue Thompson 717-334-8029// Leo & Nancy Ward 717-642-8890// Roy Weaner 717-334-3376//Len Williams 717-642-0123 directly, to arrange for a date, time and destination.
If none of these volunteers can meet your need, please call Christa Williams. (717-334-1058)
If anyone else would be willing to volunteer to help out occasionally, please call the church office to be added to our list.
If anyone would like to do visitations to shut-ins, the Deacons would welcome the help. Please contact any of the Deacons if you think such visits to others would be something you'd enjoy and have a little time to spare.
The sign-up sheets are up in the church entrance for anyone who would like to be part of this great ministry. There are recipes pinned to each month. Each casserole should serve approximately 12 people. I usually will call you during the week that we are serving. If you have any questions, feel free to call me at home 717- 642-4215 or speak to me at church. I usually attend the early morning service. Thanks for the love you share. Thanks for being there to help others in need. each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also for the interests of others. (Philippians 2:4) Thanks and God Bless, Lori Jackson
Food Pantry (Fairfield)
Please bring non pershible items to drop off in box in the Narthex. Samples are: Peanut Butter, Apple sauce, Canned meats (tuna, chicken, Ham, etc.) Soups,Ramen Noodles, Packaged rice/noodles Any non-perishable food supplies Please check your weekly bulletin as there is usually an updated grocery list printed there. Thanks!
Mission of LMCPC…”to reach out to the community with the love of Jesus Christ!”
Lower March Creek Presbyterian Church will be hosting C.A.R.E.S. from April 1-14, 2019. C.A.R.E.S. is the Combined Area Resources for Emergency Shelter. This group provides safe overnight shelter for the homeless in Gettysburg. Guests arrive at our church around 8:30 p.m. and leave the next morning between 6:30 - 6:45 a.m. We need the following volunteers:
HOSTS to greet the guests, make sure they sign in, serve them a hot beverage, provide devotion services for interested guests, and show them the church facilities, before locking the doors at 8:45 p.m. (approximately, a one hour commitment). [HOSTS are Not to be confused with Overnight Volunteers, who are provided by the local parishes.]
DRIVERS to pick up and transport the guests from St. James Lutheran Church on York St at 8:15 p.m. to LMCPC, and then pick them up at LMCPC between 6:30-6:45 a.m. the next morning and transport them to the Gettysburg Soup Kitchen for breakfast.
Please contact Joe or Elaine Reichl to volunteer your services as a HOST or DRIVER. Phone: 717-398-2430, or firstname.lastname@example.org ( email is preferable!). We would like to hear from you by March 19, 2019 at the latest. We will be in contact with each of the volunteers sometime in mid-March to coordinate your service. Thank you for your interest in this worthwhile ministry.
REMINDER: Only volunteers who have taken the C.A.R.E.S. Training course are eligible to volunteer for these services. If you have not yet done so, please feel free to attend one of the two following Training courses to be held at St. James Lutheran Church in Gettysburg - Monday, February 25, 6:30 p.m., or Monday, March 18, 6:30 p.m.
For those of you wishing to volunteer, please fill out the following slip, and place in the collection plate on Sundays, or hand deliver to the church office. Thank-you!
C.A.R.E.S (April 1-14)
Volunteer Slips: NAME: ___________________________________
Phone Number ________________________, or
______I would be willing to be a DRIVER:
6:45 a.m.Morning _____ 8:30 p.m. Evening _______
______I would be willing to be a GREETER:
DATE(s) (8:00-9:15 p.m.) : _________________________________
(Combined Area Resources for Emergency Shelter)
Dear God, help us be your hands, your feet, your eyes and your heart every day of our lives. "Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels." Hebrews 13:2
Mission Organizations Supported by LMCPC
Click the links to find out more about the organizations we support!
Habitat for Humanity, Adams County
Adams County Rescue Mission
Tender Care Pregnancy Center, Adams County
Gettysburg Soup Kitchen
Fairfield Food Pantry
Mission of Mercy Mobile Medical Van
Child Evangelism Fellowship of Adams County
Gideons Troop Support
RBC Ministries - Our Daily Bread
Presbyterian Council for Chaplains
Will Olsen, Chaplain, Adams County Prison Ministry
Compassion International, SS
Compassion International Youth Group
We also support many missionaries that we can not list here for their safety overseas. Please call our office if you need more information on our missions.