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If you are not Feeling Well, Please Stay Home
We love that so many want to be here on Sundays. However, with an uptick in Covid and fall illnesses, please be courteous to the church family, visitors and regular attenders and stay home till you feel better.
Child Dedication on Sunday September 26
If you would like to dedicate your child, please contact Pastor John to sign up or ask any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Sunday September 19.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study
We would love to have you join us starting Tuesday, September 21st at 9:30 am as we go through Max Lucado's Life Lessons in Psalms. If you are interested in joining us or would like more information, contact Kathy Spall (610-762-0583) or Jean Burke (410-371-6422). Hope to see you then!
Wednesday Night Women's Bible Study
We will resume meeting at 7 pm on the second and fourth Wednesdays starting September 22nd in the Simulcast room. We will be studying The Feasts of the Bible using a six-session video curriculum by the Messianic Jewish teacher Sam Nadler. All study materials will be provided. There is a book that goes with the study, but it is not required. Please contact Lisa Keiper at email@example.com for more information.
First Monday Meal
UPCC will be hosting the Community First Monday Meal on Monday, October 4th, at Pennsburg UCC. Help is needed to prepare food beginning at 3pm. The meal is served by 6 pm via drive thru. Additional help is needed to dish food into take-out containers, bag and deliver meals to cars, dish washing, and clean up. Bakers are also needed to make cookies for dessert. Please contact Renee Mauer at firstname.lastname@example.org or text 215-356-1232 if you are interested in helping.
Sunday Morning Cafe Needs your Help
Do you like to cook, bake or purchase fruit? If you do, UPCC Sunday Morning Café needs YOU! We would like to begin offering cooked and baked food items each fourth Sunday starting in September. We need VOLUNTEERS to sign up to provide breakfast casseroles, coffee cakes (or other baked items) and fruit (salad or 'finger food'). Our goal is to have enough volunteers so that each person would bring snack no more than every three months. Second Sunday will continue to be Donut Sunday. First, third and fifth Sundays will continue to offer yogurt and granola bars. Please click on this link for a Google Doc sign up sheet, or contact Lisa Keiper at RLKeiper@comcast.net to sign up.
Men's Encounter is a weekend long spiritual boot camp for men 18 years old and up. An intense weekend packed with 14 teachings, 10 testimonies, worship, fellowship & surprises will greatly challenge and encourage participants in their walk with the Lord. Sign up as a first-time attendee or return to serve. The next weekend event is September 24-26. Register at the website mensencounterpa.org, or for more information contact Jake Hallman, Tad Diffin, or John McAllister. Scholarships are also available.
Positive Psychology, Resilience, and the Bible
This fall, Tom Flud will be leading a five-session evening study based on positive psychology and resilience skills through the lens of scripture. Click here to see the list of each individual session's topic. They will start meeting on Tuesday night September 28th and will run for 5 weeks from 7 pm - 8:30 pm. Please let Tom know if you have any interest in attending at email@example.com.
Black & White Formal Gala
The Mission of Ben and Nely Fortney, Legacy Mission International, is putting on their first ever Gala this month in Perkasie, Pa. They have a limited number of seats still available and would love to have you there if you can make it. The cost is $100 to attend the Black and White formal gala on September 25th. Any questions can be directed to ben.fortney@legacymissionintl.
5K Run & Walk for Life
Join Crossroads Pregnancy Center on Saturday, October 2nd as they Walk & Run for Life together. Turn in any collected money at the Fundraising Table and then walk or run knowing your participation helps hundreds of women, men, and children in the Quakertown community every year. Can't participate that day? Walk or run anytime, anywhere. Please click here for more information and to register for this life saving event.
Ways to Help our Local Community
- Open Link: You can help bless our community by bringing needed food items for the Open Link Food Bank. Please click here to see a list of their most needed items. Thank you for loving others for Christ in this way!
- Volunteers Needed-Client Services/Administration Assistance: The Open Link is seeking volunteers who have weekly daytime availability and a gift for providing positive, customer-focused service to diverse populations to fill reception positions (both weekly and on a substitute basis) at both of our service locations. Please contact Julie Booth at 215-679-6550 or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you or someone you know are interested in receiving the full job description and requirements for this position.
- Access - Intersect Community Summer Needs: Since 1976, Access Services has come alongside individuals and families from Eastern Pennsylvania in the areas of Behavioral Health, Children and Families, and Differing Intellectual Abilities. Click here to view this week's special request. Please click here for more ways you can specifically help reach these individuals in our local communities. You can also click this link to learn more about their many services.
This Week at UPCC
This Sunday Pastor John will be preaching a sermon from Matthew 19:1-15 entitled "Family Matters". We will have the opportunity to share “God stories" and will take some time for a special focus on prayer. We will also start our new teaching session for our second hour equipping time; please click here for a description of those classes. Hope to see you on Sunday.
I have set the Lord before me continually;
because He is at my right hand,
I shall not be moved.