News and Notes

 Birthday Party You are invited to a drive by birthday party for Ella Humann who is turning 95.  The drive by party will be in the church parking lot on Sunday August 30 between 1pm and 3pm.  We hope to see you there.

Senior Food Vouchers  Food Vouchers are available for seniors (60+) to use at the Farmer’s Markets beginning June 1.  Just call 211 and make an appointment to receive the voucher and get all the necessary information (locations & times).

Holy Communion  Pastor is making private communion available to you if that is your wish.  Pastor will have communion with your household privately in the sanctuary at the church.  He is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00am-11:30am. We will wear masks and go through the homebound communion service.  Simply call Doris Wurl (509) 379-0652 and she will schedule a time that is convenient for you.


Outside Worship Service  The Peace Leadership Team met and discussed the possibility of holding outside services at the church.  It was decided to begin outside services on Sunday, September 13th at 6:00 p.m. on the east lawn.  Protocols for holding the services are as follows:

Bring your own chairs. (If you are unable to bring a chair call the church and let Tammy know (509) 697-4353).

Wear a mask at all times. (Gloves are optional.)

Sit 6 feet apart.

Family groups can sit together.

Enter the lawn through the two outside gates. (People will only be allowed inside the church if it is an emergency.)

Also, dress for the weather.  At this time, communion will be with Pastor by appointment only and not during services (just call the office and schedule a day & time). The service will still be sent out by email and “snail” mail.

If you plan to attend please call Tammy at the Church office to register (509)-697-4353.


Congratulations & Blessings to Derrin Davis and Lisa (Gadberry) Davis who were married last Saturday, August 15. May their love & faith grow stronger each day.       

Pastor is beginning a Bible Class through Zoom.  If you would like to join please sign up with the secretary so Pastor can send a zoom invite to you.  You will click on the link to join the bible class.  You might want to download zoom on your computer and play around with it a little bit so you are familiar with it when we begin. This class will be conducted at 11 am on Wednesday beginning on September 9.  When the quarantine began we were studying Matthew and had to quit. Pastor will pick up that study with Lesson 8 (Matthew 19:16 – 23:39).  If you are new to the class or misplace your study guide you can pick up a copy of the complete study in the church office.  If you have any question you can call Pastor at (509) 594-6866.

In Our Prayers  Please stay safe and venture out only when it is absolutely necessary.  We ask for your prayers for all healthcare workers, local and global and for our brothers and sisters at Bethlehem as well as their loved ones. 

(If you have any prayer requests, please call the church office- 457-5822).