Focus for July: Confidence in the Midst of Trial
"If I say, 'Surely the darkness shall cover me,
    and the light about me be night,'
even the darkness is not dark to you;
    the night is bright as the day,
    for darkness is as light with you." 
Psalm 139: 11-12



What frightens you the most in life?
If you feel so led, please send your response to
Please respond under 700 words. We look forward to hearing from you!


VBS Kitchen Donation Sign-ups
Thank you to everyone who has already signed up! We are still in need of a few items for the kitchen during VBS week - yogurts, veggies, fruit, pretzels, goldfish crackers, cheese/cracker trays, bottled waters…as well as plastic spoons and toothpicks. If you would like to participate in feeding all our VBS kiddos and volunteers, you can contact our Kitchen Mom, Emily Ogunsola. Thanks so much!
Contact  |  Emily Ogunsola  
Vacation Bible School  |  July 18-22  |  8:50-12 noon  
Hear Ye, Hear Ye, all rising K - 6th graders! We’re lowering the drawbridge and opening the gates to the castle! Grab your armor and prepare for fun at The Kingdom Chronicles where you’ll learn to stand strong in the battle for truth! If you would like to volunteer, please contact Julie Root or Jennifer Worman to sign up or for more information. Please continue to pray for us as we plan and prepare - thanks so much!
Contact  |  Julie Root or Jennifer Worman  
Meals for Heather!
Heather O'Hara is having surgery on her hand and wrist on July 13. Our care group is providing meals but there are some slots open (I added dates because several others wanted to help). Thank you for blessing Heather and her family! For more information contact Lucinda Lorei.
Contact  |  Lucinda Lorei  
Sunday School Need | 8:50 am - 9:50 am | 3rd/4th grade class
We are in need of two teachers to serve in the 3rd/4th grade Sunday School class for the summer quarter (June 5 - Aug 28). If you might be interested, please contact Amanda Oberlin. 
Contact | Amanda Oberlin 


Meals for the Griffin Family-Meal Train is FULL - thank you!
“Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward”- Psalm 127:3. 
Joshua Paul Griffin was born June 16th - praise The Lord for this covenant child! Please be in prayer for this now family of 4. For more information you can contact Anacari Storms.
Contact  |  Anacari Storms  
Reception for Steve and Nancy Marple  |  July 23rd from 3-5 pm  |  Room 100
Come celebrate Steve and Nancy’s marriage and get to know Nancy. If you are able to bring something, please contact Heather or Julie to sign up - there are still several items needed.
Guys and gals invited! Questions? Contact Heather O’Hara or Julie Root.
Contact  |  Heather O’Hara or Julie Root 
Summer Bible Study 
There is a summer Bible Study meeting every other week through August 30. The study covers the first 7 chapters of Spiritual Depression: It’s Causes and Cure by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. The group meets at the home of Lisa Capitano with a daytime session (10:30am-Noon) and an evening session (6:00-7:30pm). Please contact Lisa Capitano for more information.
Contact  |  Lisa Capitano  
Genesis Women’s Bible Study
Meets the 2nd and 4th Saturdays, 8:30-10:00am (or after any women's event on 2nd Saturdays). Please reach out to Joy O’Toole for any questions. The study is expected to run through all of 2022. The study is Jen Wilkin’s book, God of Creation. For more information contact Joy O’Toole.
Contact  |  Joy O’Toole  
Wednesday Bible Study
This weekly Women’s Bible Study meets Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30am using A 30 Day Walk Through the Psalms by Nancy Leigh DeMoss. This group will meet through July 13th in Room 217 or via Zoom. Contact Mary or Gale for more information.
Contact  |  Mary Shaffer / Gale Puffenberger  


Have a ministry need, idea for an activity, or prayer request? Please don't hesitate to contact us!
All for His glory,
Julie Root
For the Women's Ministry Committee
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