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- August 2018 Financial Snapshot
Cash Flow - Operating Fund as of 7/31/18 Actual Budgeted Income YTD 815,796 725,326 Expenses YTD 728,249 737,973 Surplus (Deficit) YTD 87,547 (12,647)
Expenses are are under budget mostly due to timing of expenses. Contributions are over budget so far in 2018 by about $83,000. This results in a surplus of $87,500 so for this year. Questions? Contact Steven Guenther.
- Welcome Our New Members!We're delighted to welcome Jess Delo (L) and welcome back Valerie Barr Minnich (C) and Betsy Winger (R) as Derry Church's newest members who joined on Sunday, August 12. The fall series of new member classes begins on Sunday, October 14.
- Last Call for the Corn Roast
Have you signed up for the annual picnic at Alexander’s farm in Hummelstown? It’s 5:30 pm Thursday, August 23. Don’t miss this great evening of fun, fellowship, corn on the cob roasted over hot coals, and lots of homemade salads and desserts. $2.50 per person. Return forms to the offering plate or call the church office by Sunday, August 19 (717-533-9667).
- Fall Baptism Classes Begin Sept 30
9-10 am Sundays, September 30 & October 7 in Room 13. Wondering why Christians believe in baptism... whether you can be baptized more than once... or if baptism can occur outside of Sunday worship? These questions and more will be addressed in this helpful two-week series. If you wish, prepare to have yourself or a family member baptized in worship on Sunday, October 14 or at a later date. RSVP to Marie Buffaloe.
- Vacation Bible School 2018
More than 80 children participated in VBS 2018: God's Everyday Heroes! Thanks to everyone who supported this week-long program with donations, prayers, sending your children and volunteering throughout the week!
- Blessing of the Backpacks: Aug 26
Children and youth are invited to bring their backpacks to church for our annual blessing during the 10:30 am service on Sunday, August 26. We’ll pray for the beginning of the school year, bless backpacks, and give out a small token to help remember God is with you and for you all year long.
- Sign Up for Supper Clubs on Sept 9 and Oct 14!
Meet new Derry friends and enjoy fellowship around the table this fall! Sign up for Supper Clubs on Sunday, September 9 and Sunday, October 14. Contact Amy Backenstose (call or text 717-319-3193) or sign up on Sundays after 10:30 am worship. A child-friendly dinner is being planned for September 9 so families with children can socialize and share a meal with other families with kids.
- Volunteer for Fitting Sneakers
- Great Big Thank You
To Lori Klucker for producing this week's edition of the church's eNewsletter!
Did You Know?
Food Bank Sunday on the second Sunday of every month is the designated day to drop off non-perishable foods for the Hershey Food Bank... but donations are accepted any time: find collection baskets/containers at our main entrances. Here's a list of the Hershey Food Bank's most-needed items.