October 15, 2017

CROP WALK:  Our team, St. David’s Lutheran, is walking in the annual CROP HUNGER WALK TODAY at South Western High School. Meet there at 12:30 p.m. Walk begins at 1 p.m. 



THE MONTH OF OCTOBER:  Ketchup, Gravy (Turkey, Chicken, and Beef), Dish Detergent.  Please place your donations in the basket by the main entrance.


CHURCH DIRECTORY PORTRAITS will be taken on Thursday, October 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 20th from 2:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. & Saturday, October 21st from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  You must select a time spot and sign up in 1 of 3 ways:

      church code: pa749; password: david

  • Sundays at church between services
  • Call 717-630-8635 and ask for Christy or Hattie


TRUNK OR TREAT will be held on October 27th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the church.  We are seeking people to decorate their trunks and provide candy to all of our trunk or treaters.  Trunks can be scary, funny, or display just “a touch of Halloween”.  Sign up sheets are on the bulletin board and online      All are encouraged to wear a costume. 


TICKETS FOR THE TRADITIONAL GERMAN DINNER ON OCTOBER 28TH AT 5:30 p.m. are now on sale in the Gathering area on Sunday mornings and in the church office on weekdays.  Cost is $15 for adults, $8 for children ages 5 -10, and children under 5 are free.  All proceeds benefit our “Building With Faith” capital campaign.


THE FESTIVAL OF ALL SAINTS will be observed on Sunday, November 5th.  In our   worship, we will give thanks and remember those who have fought the good fight of faith and who are now members of the Church Triumphant.  In our liturgy, we will specifically name those members of St. David’s who have died since November 1, 2016.  You are also  invited to submit the names of other friends or family who have died since November 1, 2016.  Names should be written in the notebook that will be placed at the entrance to the sanctuary October 15th – 29th.

A REFORMATION HYMNFEST for the Hanover Conference of Lutheran Churches will be held on Sunday, October 29th at 4:00 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 129 Charles St., Hanover.  The Choirs of our conference churches will combine to form a 90+ voice choir for the service.  The organist is Rev. Dr. Stephen Folkemer, professor emeritus at United Lutheran Seminary, Gettysburg.  Mark you calendars and plan to attend!


AVON & GIFT CARD BASKET BINGO will be held on November 5th at 1:00 p.m.  If anyone would like to donate a gift card or would like to solicit businesses to donate gift cards, please see Shirley Garrett or Pam Kemper.  We will be in need of snacks for this event. The cost of the bingo this year is $15.00.  Tickets will go on sale on October 22nd. On October 29th at 1:00 p.m., we will assemble the baskets.  Please come to help, if you’re available. 


PLAY AND DINNER THEATER  – PARADISE LOST AND FOUND, a comedy by Pat Cook, presented by some of the talented youth and adults in our congregation.  Tickets for the Friday, November 10th  performance at 7:00 p.m. are $8 each.  Tickets for the Saturday, November 11th performance at 6:00 p.m., will be a dinner theater.  Tickets are $15 for adults; children ages 6- 10 cost $8; and children ages 5 and under are free.  Dinner theater includes the play and dinner (lasagna, bread, & salad, with a snack at intermission).


“JOY OF CHRISTMAS” BAZAAR will held on Saturday, November 18th, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Craft vendors will fill the church with crafts and homemade goodies. Visit Miriam’s Bake Shop, have lunch in our café, or take home our famous Pennsylvania Dutch Style Chicken Corn Soup. Children can make a craft while parents shop and visit Santa 8 a.m.-1 p.m.  We will be in need of baked goods for this event.


IT’S TIME TO FORM YOUR REFORMATION ROAD RALLY TEAM!  Registration forms are available on the table in the Gathering Area and on our website ( for this October 28th afternoon event.  Invite a car load of friends to join you on the course through Southern York County and learn a little Lutheran history while you enjoy the fall colors and countryside.  There will be prizes for participants!  All proceeds benefit our “Building With Faith” capital campaign.




TODAY 8:00 A.M. Worship Service
  9:30 A.M. Adult Choir
  9:30 A.M. Sunday School
  10:45 A.M. Worship Service
  12:30 P.M. Meet at South Western H.S. for the Crop Walk
  6:00 P.M. Play Practice
Mon., Oct. 16th 7:00 P.M. Council Meeting
Tues., Oct. 17th 9:00 A.M. Hanover Ministerial Conference
  7:00 P.M. Crafters
  7:00 P.M. Handbells
Wed., Oct. 18th         7:00 P.M. Worship Service
  7:00 P.M. Exercise
  7:45 P.M. Band
Thurs. Oct. 19th 3:00 P.M. Directory Pictures
Fri., Oct.20th     Pastor’s Day Off
  2:00 P.M. Directory Pictures
  6:00 P.M. Boy Scouts
Sat., Oct. 21st 10:30 A.M. Directory Pictures
Sun., Oct. 22nd    8:00 A.M. Worship Service
  9:15 A.M. Fellowship Time
  9:30 A.M. Sunday School
  9:30 A.M. Adult Choir
  10:45 A.M. Worship Service
  6:00 P.M. Play Practice
  6:00 P.M. Youth Confirmation @ St. David’s



Principal Balance MIF Loan $95,213.48
Northwest Savings Money Market $4,916.17
MIF Money Market $19,461.38
Needed to pay off  MIF Loan $70,835.93




Income Last Week Weekly Budget Needs Attendance Last Week
$4,826.00 $4,886.88   8:00 A.M. Worship Service – 46
Total Income YTD      Budget YTD 10:45 A.M. Worship Service – 85
$187,676.94 $200,362.09 7:00 P.M. Worship Service – 7




FOR THOSE RECEIVING PASTORAL VISITATION AT HOME: Ethel & Philip Meckley, Anna Mae Utz, Margaret Brown, Burnell Barnhart, Gladys Shearer, Russell & Ruth Myers, Millie Miller, Tony Laughman, Edna Rickrode, Ada Mancha, Kiki Beyer, Joyce & David Plank, Spark Weisensale, Christy & David Suddreth, Ann Hempfing, Harold Laughman, Alma Sanders, and Chester & Margie Utz.


FOR HEALING & STRENGTH:  Kristin Bevil, Mearl Boyer, Carol Davis, John Fetrow, Joyce Arndt, Tom Rutledge, Mary Wildasin, Mara Small, Deb Klinedinst, Melvin & Marjorie Wentz, Burnell & Dorothy Grogg, Arlene Kopp, Butch Saltzgiver, Tamara Cougle, Alvin & Hilda Schuchart, Suzie Luks, Angela Kieny, Ryan Laughman, Kaleb Trump, Steve Fulton, Clifford Pickens, Carly Bastiansen, Eileen Driscoll, Mary Alice Steger, David Utz, Margie Thiel, Eric Groft, and Dustin Summers.




COMFORT AND PEACE FOR the family and friends of Kas Tracey.