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MID-WEEK PRAYER MINISTRY

Wednesdays at 12 Noon in Room C and 7:00 PM in Room M

Everyone is encouraged to attend our weekly prayer time.  This is a time to intercede for the life and ministry of St. David's, our families and community.  Please contact the church office if you need a ride to the prayer service. 

"Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you."   Jeremiah 29:12

MEN'S MINISTRY AT ST. DAVID'S - Men's Bible Study is being held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 PM in Room M.  This is open to men in the community as well as our church.  Contact Pastor Pat for more information.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2014

Mark your calendars for this year's VBS to be held June 23rd to June 27th 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM.  This year's theme is "Weird Animals".  Where Jesus' love is one of a kind.  Today more than ever, kids need to know that they are loved unconditionally.  Jesus showed unconditional love to lepers, outcasts, and even criminals...people who may have been considered "weird" or different.  Prayerfully consider where you can help in changing hearts and showing kids that Jesus' love is one-of-a-kind.  VBS Mission Projects this year will be Heifer International.  Offerings will be used to purchase livestock to alleviate hunger and poverty to impoverished families worldwide. Also, our local SPCA.  Children may bring in supplies to help the shelter take care of the animals until they find a loving home.  Registration forms are available at the Resource Table or register on-line at www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/stdavidsecc

PUPPET MINISTRY  The puppet ministry  practices the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at 5:00 PM .  This is for those in 5th grade and older.  Any questions can be directed to Linette Kindig.

SECRET PRAYER PAL COORDINATOR is Deb Snelbaker.  If you have any questions, contact Deb by phone or call the church office.  Thank you Deb for your many years of serving in this vital prayer ministry for our church family! 

NEW HOPE MINISTRIES MONTHLY NEEDS -  Needs include toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent, dish detergent, tissues, body soap/wash, toothpaste, baby wipes, baby wash, diapers size 3,4,5, pull-ups size 2T/3T, 3T/4T, 4T/5T. Place in bin by the resource table. Questions, see Heather Van Dyke.

 
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OVERVIEW OF MANY MINISTRIES AT ST. DAVID'S E.C.C.

Ministry is a vital part of St. David's.      A primary goal of Jesus and Christians is to minister to people in need.     Our ministries are available to help you grow personally and spiritually, as well as give you the opportunity to celebrate with others what God is doing in and through you.  Click on the ministry category on the left of this page that you are interested in for specific information on classes, times, locations, and activities.   Ministries available at St. David's include: 

Worship Services:  Click on left side margin for link to times of services. 

Sunday School For All Ages:  Click on left side margin for link to more detailed information.

Prayer:  There is a noontime prayer time every Wednesday in Room C and Prayer and Praise Meeting Wednesday evenings at 7:00 PM in Room M.  Women's Prayer Breakfast meets the first Saturday of the month at 8:00 AM in Room M.  Contact Linette Kindig or Joyce Ehrman with questions regarding this ministry of prayer.     Prayerwalking is another ministry that is utilized as an outreach into the community.    Every Sunday morning during the worship hours, there are two people in the Prayer Room praying for God's anointing presence on the service.   Call Kristy Miller, our prayer room coordinator, to get involved in this ministry. 

Deacon/Deaconess Ministry:  The Deacons and Deaconesses assist the Pastor with the spiritual and physical care of the congregation. 

Each Deacon and Deaconess is assigned a certain number of households (listed alphabetically) to oversee and serve.    They are to follow-up on those assigned to them who are becoming lack in their attendance which is measured by monthly attendance following up with phone call or visit.  They visit those assigned to them who may have a crisis such as sickness, injury, death, or conflict in their household providing a ministry of care and support to them in their home, the hospital, or a nursing home.  They refer those who need further spiritual care and counseling to the Pastor.  This ministry assists the Pastor in administering the Anna Pinkerton Agape Fund and also assist the Pastor in the follow-up of visitors to our worship services.  The Deaconesses will assist the Pastor in visitation of single women in the congregation and those who may be visitors. 

Small Group Bible Studies -  Many small groups meet almost every day of the week.    Check out the Bible Study link on the left of this page for more information.

Youth Ministry - Youth Groups for all ages.

Missions - The Adult Missionary Fellowship ministry leads our congregation in keeping us aware and informed of the role our church and denomination plays in missions involving the community and world. St. David's supports missionaries and many mission organizations such as New Hope Ministry, Dover Food Bank, New Life for Girls, York Rescue Mission, Good News Jail and Prison Ministry, and also Release Time which ministers to school students who are released from school for an hour a week for Bible Stories and Bible Memory.

Music - We have a Senior Choir which practices on Wednesdays at 7:15 PM under the direction of Ann Senft, Junior Choir practices the 1st and 3rd Sundays at 5:00 PM before Youth Group under the direction of Heather Van Dyke.  Praise Worship Team, and Solid Rock Men's Chorus who practice Wednesdays at 6:00 PM

Christian Education:  Worship Services, Junior Church, Sunday School, VBS, and  Bible Studies for all ages are many areas of Christian Education Ministry at St. David's.

Hospitality Meal Ministry - A vital ministry to serve by making a meal for those of our church family who are going through recovery following surgery, cancer treatment, or another serious incapacitating event in their lives.  If you want to be a part of this ministry, contact Gloria Lease, the coordinator of this ministry. 

Dorcas Ministry - This is a group who meets the 4th Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM to knit and crochet items for charity - baby hats, sweaters, prayer shawls, etc.   All are welcome!