Mobile Siren Testing

Mobile  Siren Testing

Do You Know: You can buy this marquee ad on Solomon's words for the wise for your business or event for only $10. per day! It's just one of the low cost advertising options available. Your ad is viewed 20,000 to 50,000 times every day. Email us for information on other ad locations.

3, 4, and 5 year old preschool openings at the United Christian Academy in Smethport, PA. Transportation provided. Open house and registration on Friday, April 25th from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Only $60.00 per month for 2 mornings per week. Applications available at the school office by calling 814-887-9231. Also accepting enrollment for kindergarten through 12th grade for the 2014-15 school year. The school offers developmental screening for preschoolers and employs only PA certified teachers.........................What do bugs, candy, rollercoasters, and legos have in common? They are all things that your kids could be doing this summer instead of just watching TV or playing video games. Send them to the half day summer camp program at the United Christian Academy in Smethport, PA. They will participate in special theme weeks which include many different activities, as well as a summer-long Olympics competition complete with medals and award ceremony. Call the school at 814-887-9231 for an application. Only $50.00 per week for a great learning experience. 9 a.m. to noon

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Galeton Presbyterian Church News

Galeton Presbyterian Church News, 12-16-12
By Martha Pennell, mpennell@northernpottersd.org (H) 435-1381 (W) 848-7563

Readers for the third Sunday in Advent, December 16, 2012, were Freya Miller and Ed
Brown. Sue Ann Smith was lay leader; ushers were Ed Brown and George Raymer. Prayer family for the week is Michele Nicely and son Donaven. 

Youth group met on December 13, 2012, and addressed Christmas cards to long term residents of Charles Cole Hospital. 

The Session will meet on December 18, 2012, at 7 pm. 

There will be a congregational meeting after worship on December 23, 2012, for the ending of Pastor Karl’s service to our church. A farewell reception will follow. Pastor Karl’s last service will be Christmas Eve at First Presbyterian. 

The sermon was based on the Gospel of Luke 3: 7-18. John the Baptist spoke the truth and preached good news in many ways, according to Pastor Karl. Prayer is crucial, Pastor Karl stated, but not every prayer is spoken in hushed voice or silence and not every prayer is polite. Some remind us there is a difference between tragic and atrocious, avoidable and not avoidable. Pastor Karl stated that some prayers are spoken out loud. People who care and are intelligent are needed to speak prayer out loud as we grieve for Coudersport and Newtown. Some prayers are quiet; cries of the wounded and bereaved for things to change and get better. “Will some of our prayers find their way out of this place? Pastor Karl asked. 

As resurrection believers can we say it is time to talk about the morals of gun ownership?” Pastor Karl summarized three actions we can take: 1) It is time to begin a conversation of how our culture reveres firearms. 2) We can connect our faith to the world in which we live. 3) We could follow John the Baptist’s instructions as we prepare for Christ to come into this world. 

Our salvation comes from God, he concluded. The Kingdom of God is near. Act accordingly. Come Lord Jesus!

No comments :