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Upcoming Events
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Men of Courage
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Men's Bible Study
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Chuch Picnic
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Join us on Sunday Sept. 23, 2018 2:00pm- ? at Cummings Township Park in Waterville Pa.. Enjoy the great food, fellowship and fun for kids of all ages. Catch up with old friends or come and make new ones. For more information call the church office or follow our Facebook page @jspc1792. We hope to see you there.
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Grow Team
7:00 PM to 8:45 PM
Meet for planning, training, and sharing about growing our church!
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Board of Deacons
Moderator: Laura Winkelman

The Board of Deacons consists of twelve Deacons. They are elected by the congregation for a three year term in three equal and staggered classes. Those who serve in this capacity are also called of God through their election, are ordained and installed as Deacons.  They meet the second Monday night of each month at 7:00pm, except during the summer.

Deacons are the ones that the congregation most often interfaces with. They provide for the after worship refreshments, help with most of our special dinners, plan monthly fellowship events, provide funeral lunches, and oversee the kitchen and its supplies. They help with the Annual Fall Festival and other fundraisers. They provide clothing and gifts for needy children, and funds to meet church and member emergencies. They oversee the procurement of flowers for the sanctuary. They also secure and train the volunteers who usher and those who serve during our coffee hour time, with one deacon taking each month. With the elders, pastor, and Evangelism & Missions Committee they help oversee the Care Groups of the congregation, and bring pastoral needs to the Pastor’s attention. One or more deacons also serves on each Session Committee. The Board of Deacons meets once each month except during the Summer. 
 
The Book of Order (G-6.0402) defines the duty of deacons by saying: “It is the duty of deacons, first of all, to minister to those who are in need, to the sick, to the friendless, and to any who may be in distress. They shall assume such other duties as may be delegated to them from time to time by the Session.”
 
The Deacons also have their own committees, including: Flowers, Calendar, Memorial Lunches & Event Planning, Purchasing, and Fellowship.
Deacon of the Month
March 2018   September  
April  

October

 
May   November  
June   December  
July   Jan. 2019  
August   February  

 

Officers and Committees 2018
Deacons' Officers & Committees Deacons on Session Committees
Moderator: Laura Winkelman Worship/Planning: 
Secretary:  Christian Education: 
Treasurer:  Mary Reighard Evangelism & Missions:  Laura Winkelman
Calendar/Publicity: David Bernard Service: David Bernard
Flowers: Sheryl Bernard, Crystal Hauserman Commitment: 
Memorial/Event Planning:  Sheryl Bernard

Fund-raising:  Mary Reighard, Laura Winkelman

Purchasing:  Mary Reighard Nominating: 
Fellowship:  Sheryl Bernard  
Needy Families:  All Deacons