Deacons' Corner
Next meeting – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, annex

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thank you to all who helped in gift-giving for seven families at Christmastime. Also, thanks to all who chipped in to undecorate the church Jan. 14!!

Moderator: Liz Billings-Santora; Vice-moderator: Sue Reim; Secretary: Kayleigh Reim; Treasurer: Carol Martino; Nominating committee representative: Joan Mullin; Youth deacon: Madison Kratzer; Chancel: Sue Reim; Correspondence: Ada White; Literature: Liz Billings-Santora; Visitation: Peg Schoen; Special projects: Andrew Reynolds.

Next Communion: Feb. 18, Elders serve
Food collection for December: 145 items collected; For the year: 916. Thank you!!
Food collection for January: 76 items were collected. 
Suggested food items for February: hot chocolate, canned and bottled juices; all nonperishables are welcomed.
Visitations: The deacons made 72 during December and January.
Greeting cards: Thirty-seven were sent in December, and 50 were mailed in January 
Flower Fund: The deacons and flower chairperson Erin Zorio are requesting the congregation’s help in purchasing/dedicating altar arrangements for each week in 2018. These arrangements are given to shut-ins and others the deacons visit. Please look for order forms in the Narthex.  
Welcome to new deacons: Kristine Brenner and Nancy Butler
Farewell and thanks to: Deacons Cassandra DiFinizio, Steve Elliott and Joyce Woodrow
Also thanks to: Debbie Becker, for making the communion bread for the last 15 years.

Please continue your donations in the green offering envelopes! 
And most importantly: Please tell Rev. Shedwick of anyone in need of help, a visit or a prayer 

God Bless - In Christ’s service, your Board of Deacons: 
     Steve Antosky, Nolan Becker, Kris Brenner, Nancy Butler, Madison Kratzer, Kayleigh Reim, Nancy MacDermott, Carol Martino, Joan Mullin, Sue Reim, Andrew Reynolds, Peg Schoen, Dottie Shedwick, Ada White, Liz Billings-Santora, moderator
'As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace.'

 -- 1 Peter, 4:10