Dr. Amber Boyles Davidhizer Recognized by Circle of Hope

The Circle of Hope recognized Dr. Amber Boyles Davidhizer on her graduation from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine at the worship service September 17. She is the daughter of William and Wendy Boyles and the granddaughter of Tom and Judy Clendenin,, all members of First  Evangelical Lutheran Church.  In the picture, left to right, are Wendy Boyles, Dr. Davidhizer, Judy Clendenin, and Deborah Thomas, representing the Circle of Hope.

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School Kits

Members of the Circle of Hope are completing their project of assembling Lutheran World Relief school kits. With thanks to a generous grant of $250 from Thrivent Financial and donations from church members, the Circle of Hope was able to pack 50 kits to be sent to children in need of school supplies in countries, such as the Philippines, where purchasing school supplies would be an impossibility for many parents.


Annual Outdoor Service And Church Picnic

A good time was had by all at our annual outdoor service and picnic at Del Delight Park, Hollidaysburg, PA this past Sunday, July 30, 2017.

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Bible Awarded to Owen McGeary

On Sunday, July 16th, Owen McGeary was awarded a Bible for attending Sunday School for 52 Sundays. Owen is shown here with his cousins, Julian and Elise Trimmer.


Tobias Hughey Baptized

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, Tobias Hughey was presented by his parents, Jenna and Mitchell Hughey, for infant baptism. We welcome Tobias and pray for many blessings for this newest member of our church family. Tobias is shown below with Pastor Folmar, Jenna and Mitchell.


Welcome New Members


This past Sunday, June 25, 2017, we welcomed three new members into our midst. Shown here with Pastor Folmar are Emily Nagle, and Jon & Jen Ravel. Below is Emily Nagle, with her mother, Rhonda, and her grandparents, Jean & Dale Beery. We are thankful that God has directed these new sisters and brother in Christ to our church family.

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Sunday School Attendance Award

On Sunday, May 21, Elise Trimmer received an attendance award for Sunday School. She is shown here with one of her teachers, Deborah Thomas, receiving her gift. Our dedicated teachers, Deborah and Sondra Thompson, make Sunday School lots of fun for early elementary-aged children. All are welcome!


New Member Welcomed

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, we welcomed our newest member, Michael McGary. He is shown here with Pastor Folmar. We are blessed to have Michael as a brother in Christ and we give him a warm welcome into our midst!


Red Nose Day

Today, May 25, 2017 is Red Nose Day, a day to raise awareness and money to help fund the fight against child poverty. The money helps kids who need us the most, both at home and around the world. Every Red Nose purchased helps to end child poverty, one nose at a time. We celebrated Red Nose Day this past Sunday. Buy your Red Nose today at Walgreens!


Welcome New Members!

On Saturday, April 8, 2017, we were blessed to welcome seven new members into our church family.  Shown here, left to right, with Pastor Folmar, are Mark Moyer, Christopher Fusco, Paula Moyer, Allyson Moyer, Marrysa Moyer, Stephanie Shoenfelt, and Nicholas Shoenfelt.   Christopher was also baptized on this special day.  He is shown with Pastor Folmar below.   We give a warm welcome to these brothers and sisters in Christ!NewMembers040917ChrisFuscoBaptism