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Pastor Daniel R. Mikesell

430 B Street, Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone: 717-243-5145

Worship Service
8:15 & 10:30 AM

Sunday School 9:30 AM
Carlisle, PA 

JUNE 24, 2018

Church of the Cross commits to reach spiritually lost people in our zip codes by: (1) intentionally praying for the people in our zip codes, (2) generously giving for outreach and ministry to people in our zip codes, and (3) by becoming a “sending church” by 2020—sending out workers to do God’s work! Help us think & pray about what this will look like in Carlisle!

Women’s Prayer & Bible Study—2nd & 4th Thursday evenings, 7:00 pm—open to any ladies who would enjoy an informal opportunity for conversation and prayer, and time in the Word of God. Next meeting—June 28th.

Prayer Shawl/Lap Robe Ministry’s Next Meeting, July 21st  – 10:00 am to Noon, at the home of Alicia Navratil, 1354 Kiner Blvd, Carlisle, PA. Anyone is welcome to participate in this on-going ministry. This group has created & given away more than 300 prayer shawls, touching many lives, near and far!!!

The Prayer Shawl Ministry Ladies have been hard at work, knitting, crocheting & looming. We have a plentiful amount of prayer shawls, lap robes & baby blankets. If you have a friend, family member or neighbor who would benefit from receiving one, please see Alicia Navratil, or take one from the table in the church library. Just sign your name on the sheet in the library with the name of the recipient.

Thank You to ALL who helped to make our VBS summertime ministry a success! With nearly 50 children,
youth and adults registered, plus the leaders and volunteers, VBS 2018 has had a significant outreach!
Special Thanks to Kellie Kuhn who planned and coordinated this year’s VBS effort, and to the teachers and volunteers who worked with her—teachers, helpers, craft leaders, food servers, game planners, and all who volunteered their time, resources and assistance—THANKS!

The Wednesday Morning Mid-Week Bible Study Group will meet this coming Wednesday at 11:00 am. Come, and join the conversation around the Word!

Enjoy Carlisle’s 2018 SUMMERFAIR, Thursday, June 28th through Sunday, July 8th! Many family-oriented activities will be held on Dickinson College’s Rush Campus. See brochure included in today’s bulletin, or go to www.carlislesummerfair.org for more information about the announced activities.

Mark your calendar NOW for our annual baptism and church picnic at Fuller Lake—July 15th, 5:00 PM. Persons desiring to be baptized as a public testimony to their personal faith in Jesus Christ should contact the pastor in advance. 

For the July 15th Picnic, bring a covered dish (hot or cold), place settings, beverage & lawn chairs. Hamburgers & hot dogs, rolls & condiments will be provided. Event will be held on the lawn at Fuller Lake State Park.

Northeast District Youth Camp 2018 – “this changes everything” – is planned for Sunday, July 1st – Thursday, July 5th for students grade 6 through 2018 high school graduates. This event will be held at Tuscarora Inn & Conference Center, 3300 River Road, Mount Bethel, PA 18343. Camp brochures are available in narthex. Prayers for this district event are encouraged & welcome!

Northeast Wesleyan Kids Camp – “Game Changer” – has been announced for July 16th – 20th for kids entering grades 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7! The camp will be held at Seyfert Camp Grounds, Birdsboro, PA. Camp brochures are available in narthex.

Seyfert Camp has been announced for August 4th – 12th with The Rev. Michael D. Adams, Evangelist. Song Evangelists will be Dr. Robert & Jennifer Wilkerson. More information available at www.seyfertcamp.org. Camp brochures are available in narthex. Camp located on Rt. 724, one mile east of I-176, between Shillington and Gibralter, PA. Plan now to attend & enjoy summer family camp!