Announcements

Noah Biddle

Choir begins Sep 4 2019

September Benevolence Benefits Gettysburg Seminary Fund

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering. September’s Second Offering will benefit the Gettysburg Seminary Fund. The Gettysburg Seminary Fund is the financial backbone of the Lutheran Seminary’s commitment to offer outstanding ministerial education and formation experience at an affordable level for its students.The cost of seminary education is covered by tuition and fees (~25%), support of synods and church funds (~25%), and endowment and annual gifts from loyal alumni, friends, and congregations (~50%).  https://unitedlutheranseminary.edu/giving/

Thank you for your continued support!

 

Back To School Blessings This Sunday

Backpack blessing 2019

August Benevolence Benefits Lutheran Home

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering.

August’s second offering will benefit the Allegheny Lutheran Home in Hollidaysburg. The Allegheny Lutheran Home was founded by FELC’s pastor, Dr. Luke Rhoads, and accepted its first residents in 1950. Today, this community of care offers independent-living apartments and cottages, in addition to a 67-bed skilled nursing, short-term in-patient rehabilitation, and long-term care facility.
https://www.alsm.org/residenti…/lutheran-home-hollidaysburg/

Thank you for your continued support!

July Benevolence Offering

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering. July’s second offering will go toward Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries (ALSM). For the purpose of enhancing independence in the elderly, and providing the ability to remain at home, ALSM provides community support services through its Senior Living Adult Day Care, ALSM At Home personal/companion care, and ALSM Home Health nursing services. It also provides services to children through its Growing Years Early Learning Centers.

https://www.alsm.org
Thank you for your continued support!

 

Church Picnic

Church Picnic Announcement 2019

Love Feast

Circle will again be participating in the Love Feast on Saturday, June 22, at Simpson Temple Parish. We will serve sloppy joes, pork and beans, potato salad, ice cream, cake and hot and cold drinks. Please mark this date on your calendar and sign up to help. To cut down on costs, Circle is asking church members to donate any size cans of pork and beans. Please place the cans in the food bank box in the narthex. Thank you!

 

June Second Offering Benefits Love Feast

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering. June’s second offering will go toward our Love Feast. FELC members volunteer twice a year in a rotation with other city churches to prepare and serve free meals to the needy. In conjunction with providing these free meals, take-home snack bags are also prepared and distributed.

http://www.firstlutheranaltoona.org/outreach/

Thank you for your continued support!

May Second Offering

As part of our continued outreach program, FELC makes a charitable contribution to a worthy endeavor on a monthly basis. One of these twelve organizations receives a $200 check each month from the second offering.  The May second offering will go toward Camp Sequanota. Sequanota is a year-round, Christian-based retreat center and camp, located in the Laurel Highlands region of south central PA. It hosts retreats, meetings, reunions, special events, banquets and training workshops. In the summer, it provides Christian camping for families and youth, grades K-12. Sponsorships are available for those with financial need.   http://www.sequanota.com

Thank you for your continued support!