A VERY IMPORTANT AD BOARD will be held on Sept. 20.  Beginning at 6 pm, the PPR Committee will meet to discuss Pastor Ed’s salary.   Then the Ad Board will be held at 7 pm.  We must vote on the charge conference forms for charge conference!  This year is different.  We won’t break out in individual church groups to vote on our church’s info.  We must do it before charge conference and come to that meeting with all voted on.   So please come out at 7 pm on Sept. 20 to vote.  You are needed to be heard and vote!

CAN YOU HELP SERVE HOT DOGS AND SODAS ON SUNDAY, SEPT 16 AT 9:30 AM TILL 2 PM AT CHESTNUTHILL TWSP PARK?   We are helping out a local distributor of dog products to celebrate.  We supply the hot dogs and soda and all profits are ours!   SO if you can help make hot dogs, collect the  money, please see Andrea or Pastor Ed today!

FELLOWSHIP HALL RESERVED ON Saturday Sept. 22 at 10 am for three baptisms.  Please do not use the hall that day for any projects.

PASTOR ED WILL BE OUT OF TOWN on Sept 23 and 24 to attend the Bloomsburg Fair. He will return Sept. 25.

See below for more events


SAMARITIAN PURSE OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD is alive and well at McMichaels.  However we need more items to pack in the shoe boxes.  We only have 9 boxes and need more.  Also we have lots of toys but few markers, scissors, crayons, colored pencils and things like hair ties, bows, books, etc.   Please consider purchasing some items for these boxes.  At the Dollar tree these items are one dollar each!    Please help.

PASTOR ED WILL BE ON VACATION October 12 thru October 21.    Laity Sunday is October 21.  Perhaps you would like to volunteer to do a sermon?  Let him know in Sept.

ALL YOU CAN EAT DONATION ONLY BREAKFASTS TO BE HELD October 13, November 10 and December 8.  Come on out and bring the family for a great breakfast!  Cookie baskets will be sold at the Dec. 8 breakfast.

NEXT AD BOARD DATES ARE Sept. 20, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Dec. 13. At 7 pm.

PRIDE IN CHESTNUT HULL CLEAN UP DATES…Can you help?  Gloves, vests, tools and bags provided.  Volunteer and sign up on Sept. 29, Oct. 13, Oct. 27 to help pick up trash along the roads by our church.  Visit www.chestnuthilltwsp-pa.gov/pride -in-chestnuthill.



CHESTHILL TWSP COMMUNITY DAY will be held on Sunday Sept. 30 from 12 pm to 5 pm in the township park.   Meet the neighbors!   DEMOSTRATIONS, ENTER-TAINMENT, FOOD AND DRINK, MUSIC AND MORE.  FREE ADMISSION.   All township residents are welcome.

PVEN TO HAVE GRAND OPENING on Sept. 15 from 10 am to 1 pm at the new location at 2336 Route 209, Sciota.  Ceremonies and speakers will be held from 10 – 11 am.  Tours from 11 am to 1 pm.  Open to all.  If you would like to volunteer at PVEN Pantry call Hope at 570-992-3136 or email PVEN@ptd.net.   Food pantry and clothing closet has relocated to this location. Currently we are still collecting food for this pantry.  Place on the bookshelf when you bring it in. 

HAVE YOU ORDERED ANY PIZZAS from Martha Stout lately?   They freeze nicely!  Let her know you need some today!


POINSETTIAS FOR SALE.  They come on Dec. 20and will be at the altar for Christmas Eve on Dec. 24.   Only $2.50 for a 4 in (1 flower)  in red, pink or white or $7.00  for a 7 inch (3 plants) in mixed red, white and pink.  Order yours today in the fellowship hall.  All orders needed by Nov. 25.

COOKIE BASKETS ON SALE AGAIN THIS YEAR ON Dec.8.  Cookie donations needed by Dec. 6.    

SOCKOBER IS COMING!  Winter is around the corner and it is estimated that each night more than 600,000 people will sleep on the streets in the United State.  You can help them stay warm.  During the month of October, join other churches, schools and families to collect new socks for these homeless.  There will be a box to collect them during October in the fellowship hall.  All sizes, mens, womens, childrens are needed.   Please consider helping.

MISSION CONNEXTION MEETING to be held on Thursday Sept. 27 at 7 pm at Neola.  This is to discuss how the progressive dinner worked out and the talent show that we are scheduled to have with Effort, Neola and St Pete’s.  If you are interested in attending this meeting, please speak to Andrea or the Pastor. All welcome to attend.

BISHOP PEGGY JOHNSON will be visiting our area on October 1 at 7pm at Effort UMC.  All are welcome to attend and hear her speak.

SERENITY NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS is meeting every Monday at 6:30 pm here at our church.  Open to all.  If you have a problem with drinking, drugs, or other addictions, please consider attending.  Headed by Lenny Forte.