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Sunday Bulletin for April 20, 2014


▪ If you would like to get to know more folks at the Chapel, then Supper Club might be for you!  The clubs run from May through July and meet once a month for dinner at people’s homes.  If you would like to attend the next rotation of Supper Club, please sign up at the table in the Lobby during the month of April.  For more information, contact Annie Mehl.

▪ If you would like to help with VBS this summer, there are two sign-up sheets on the Lobby table…one for Pre-K to 2nd Grade and one for 3rd to 6th Grade.  Please sign up under the category where you would like to help, along with your contact information.  We ask that only adults and college-age volunteers sign up in the Lobby.  Teens will be asked to sign up to participate in VBS during Youth Group.

▪ There are copies of the MVC Men’s Softball Team game schedule at the Lobby table and you can also find the schedule on our website.  Their first game will be on May 6th in Telford.  The home games are now in Pottstown, so come on out and cheer on our team!

Lifetouchwill be coming to the Chapel to take pictures for our new pictorial directory this summer on June 5th, 6th, and 7th.  We will be needing volunteers to help with hosting during the three days that Lifetouch is here.  If you would like to be a host for a few hours any of those days, please sign up at the Lobby table.  If you have any questions, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856.

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) Ministry is looking for someone to head up MOPS for the new year starting in September.  MOPS meets once a month at the Chapel and also plans special events during the year.  This is a great way for moms to get together for a few hours in the morning while their children are being cared for by our MOPPETS ministry.  If you are interested and are a member of MVC, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

▪ The Senior Fellowship is a having a Pot-Luck Dinner on Saturday, May 17th, starting at 5PM. Please sign up at the table in the Lobby if you would like to attend.  If you have any questions, please see Newell Wismer.

▪ It’s time to start spring cleaning and donating your unwanted items to the Youth Group Yard Sale which will be held on May 23rd, 8AM-8PM, and May 24th, 8AM-4PM.  The Yard Sale is held at the corner of Rt. 100 and 311 County Line Road (across from the Giant).  Please contact Steve K. if you have any questions.

▪ If anyone would be interested in hosting an intercity child through the Fresh Air Fund for a week this July 14th-21st, please contact Jen Rhoads.  Brochures containing additional information about the Fresh Air Fund are on the Lobby table.  

▪ We are in need of Sunday School Teachers and Helpers in our Sunday School Departments.  Teachers are responsible to teach four times a year for a month at a time and helpers are needed to assist Teachers during the class time.  If you are interested in being involved in our Sunday School ministry or you would like to observe a class before deciding, please contact Jack Yorgey.
 
▪ If you are interested in working in the Nursery on Sunday mornings taking care of newborns and children on up to two years old, please sign up at the table in the Lobby.  If you have any questions, please contact our Nursery Coordinator, Dora Miller.  Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.          

▪ MVC's Awana Program is held every Wednesday at 7PM and meets in the Gym!  The different age groups are Puggles (2 & 3 year olds), Cubbies (4 year olds through Pre-Kindergarten), Sparks (Kindergarten through 2nd Grade), T & T (3rd Grade through 6th Grade), and Trek (7th through 9th Grade).  If you have any questions about Awana, please see Bruce and Michele Fries or Dennis and Tina Carroll.

▪ Mountain View Chapel has partnered with SimpleGive to create the opportunity for online donations from our MVC website.  Please go to our website at mountainviewchapel.com and click on the “Give Online” button.  You may also pick up a FAQ sheet at the table in the Lobby about online giving. If you have any other questions, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856.

▪ We finally collected the 100 cell phones needed to send in for reimbursement!  The monies collected go directly into our Benevolence Fund.  The collection box will remain in the Lobby as we try to collect our next 100 phones!  Thanks so much for your help!  

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) - If you are the mother of a child between the ages of birth thru Kindergarten, MOPS would love to have you join them.  MOPS meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 9-11:15AM.  Join them for a time of learning, encouragement, fun, and friendship.  Childcare is provided by the MOPPETS ministry.  For more information, please contact Olivia Butz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

▪ If you like to sing or if you play a musical instrument, we would love to have you be a part of our Offertory Ministry or join one of our Worship Teams. All ages and level of musical ability can perform for our Offertory.  If you are interested in joining the Worship Team, please contact Josh Rhoads and contact Janine Leavitt or Neal Hartranft if you would like to sing or play for the Offertory.  *The Worship Team is now looking for drummers and bass players. Please contact Josh Rhoads if you are interested*

▪ If you didn't get a chance to pick up a box of 2014 Offering Envelopes, please see an Elder or Deacon or contact the church office.

▪ The Lost and Found Shelves in the Nursery hallway are filled with items that have been found in our two buildings! Please stop by today and see if anything on the shelves might be yours or someone’s you know. Items not collected after 8 weeks are donated to the Youth Group Yard Sale to be sold next May.

Volleyball meets the first and third Friday of each month and is for anyone over 16 years old who would like to come out and play. They are always looking for new players so feel free to bring along a friend.

Cancellations- We will announce any cancellations of services and activities on the home page of Mountain View Chapel’s website (mountainviewchapel.com) and on Channel 69 News and its website. We will also send the cancellation notice out on the Prayer Chain, on the Mountain View Chapel Facebook page, and record a cancellation message on the church office phone (610-326-5856).

▪ Mountain View Chapel is in need of individuals/families to greet worshippers to the Chapel and hand out weekly bulletins. If you are looking to give something back to the Chapel, this is a simple and easy opportunity to serve the Lord and our congregation. See Al Cinciripino or contact the church office if you are interested.

Children’s Church is for children 4 years old through 4th grade. Children should sit in the Sanctuary with their parents until they are dismissed to go to Children's Church after the Offertory. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym. Sunday School teachers will take the children from Children's Church to their individual Sunday School classes at 10:40.

Sunday School Departments and Locations...
2 year olds meet in the Kitchen and the 3 year olds meet in the room between the hallways during the entire service (when a child turns 4 years old they automatically go to the gym for Sunday School)…
4 yr. olds thru Kindergarten (Beginners) meet in one half of the Gym from 10:40 until the end of the service…
1st & 2nd Grade (Primary) meet in the Lower Level of the Classic Building from 10:40 until the end of the service…
3rd & 4th Grade (Middler) meet in the Lower Level of the Classic Building from 10:40 until the end of the service…
5th, 6th, & 7th Grade meet in the Library from 10:40 until the end of the service.

▪ In our desire to keep the Sunday morning service running smoothly, any Announcements that you would like to make or have made by Gary Dye, must be submitted to the church office by Friday noon.

▪ Would you be interested in a CD of this Sunday’s sermon or from another Sunday?  You may pick up a sermon CD at the table in the lobby each Sunday.  CDs are free!

▪ Pastor Chris’ sermons are now available on our website! Listen to each week's sermon right from the website or download them for later by browsing the list at the Sermon Audio Link which is on the Home Page.

▪ PLEASE NOTE: If you have a prayer request, update, or praise to put on the Prayer Chain, or you would like to be placed on our Prayer Chain list to receive emails, please call the church office at 610-326-5856, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or go to our website at mountainviewchapel.com and submit your prayer request information from there.

Sunday Bulletin for April 13, 2014


▪ There will be a Good Friday Communion Service here at the Chapel this Friday at 7PM.  Child care will be provided in the Nursery and also for the two and three year olds. 

Because of the Easter Holiday, there will be no Awana this week and no Youth Group this Sunday, April 20th. 

▪ If you would like to get to know more folks at the Chapel, then Supper Club might be for you!  The clubs run from May through July and meet once a month for dinner at people’s homes.  If you would like to attend the next rotation of Supper Club, please sign up at the table in the Lobby during the month of April.  For more information, contact Annie Mehl.

▪ If you would like to help with VBS this summer, there are two sign-up sheets on the Lobby table…one for Pre-K to 2nd Grade and one for 3rd to 6th Grade.  Please sign up under the category where you would like to help, along with your contact information.  We ask that only adults and college-age volunteers sign up in the Lobby.  Teens will be asked to sign up to participate in VBS during Youth Group.

Lifetouch will be coming to the Chapel to take pictures for our new pictorial directory this summer on June 5th, 6th, and 7th.  We will be reaching out in the next weeks for volunteers to help with portrait registration and for hosting when Lifetouch is here at the Chapel. 

MOPS (Mothers of Pre-Schoolers) Ministry is looking for someone to head up MOPS for the new year starting in September.  MOPS meets once a month at the Chapel and also plans special events during the year.  This is a great way for moms to get together for a few hours in the morning while their children are being cared for by our MOPPETS ministry.  If you are interested and are a member of MVC, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

▪ It’s time to start spring cleaning and donating your unwanted items to the Youth Group Yard Sale which will be held on May 23rd and May 24th.  Please contact Steve K. if you have any questions.

▪ If anyone would be interested in hosting an intercity child through the Fresh Air Fund for a week this July 14th-21st, please contact Jen Rhoads.  Brochures containing additional information about the Fresh Air Fund are on the Lobby table.  

▪ We are in need of Sunday School Teachers and Helpers in our Sunday School Departments.  Teachers are responsible to teach four times a year for a month at a time and helpers are needed to assist Teachers during the class time.  If you are interested in being involved in our Sunday School ministry or you would like to observe a class before deciding, please contact Jack Yorgey.
 
▪ If you are interested in working in the Nursery on Sunday mornings taking care of newborns and children on up to two years old, please sign up at the table in the Lobby.  If you have any questions, please contact our Nursery Coordinator, Dora Miller.  Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.          

▪ MVC's Awana Program is held every Wednesday at 7PM and meets in the Gym!  The different age groups are Puggles (2 & 3 year olds), Cubbies (4 year olds through Pre-Kindergarten), Sparks (Kindergarten through 2nd Grade), T & T (3rd Grade through 6th Grade), and Trek (7th through 9th Grade).  If you have any questions about Awana, please see Bruce and Michele Fries or Dennis and Tina Carroll.

▪ Mountain View Chapel has partnered with SimpleGive to create the opportunity for online donations from our MVC website.  Please go to our website at mountainviewchapel.com and click on the “Give Online” button.  You may also pick up a FAQ sheet at the table in the Lobby about online giving. If you have any other questions, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856.

▪ We finally collected the 100 cell phones needed to send in for reimbursement!  The monies collected go directly into our Benevolence Fund.  The collection box will remain in the Lobby as we try to collect our next 100 phones!  Thanks so much for your help!  

MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) - If you are the mother of a child between the ages of birth thru Kindergarten, MOPS would love to have you join them.  MOPS meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 9-11:15AM.  Join them for a time of learning, encouragement, fun, and friendship.  Childcare is provided by the MOPPETS ministry.  For more information, please contact Olivia Butz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

▪ If you like to sing or if you play a musical instrument, we would love to have you be a part of our Offertory Ministry or join one of our Worship Teams. All ages and level of musical ability can perform for our Offertory.  If you are interested in joining the Worship Team, please contact Josh Rhoads and contact Janine Leavitt or Neal Hartranft if you would like to sing or play for the Offertory.  *The Worship Team is now looking for drummers and bass players. Please contact Josh Rhoads if you are interested*

▪ If you didn't get a chance to pick up a box of 2014 Offering Envelopes, please see an Elder or Deacon or contact the church office.

▪ The Lost and Found Shelves in the Nursery hallway are filled with items that have been found in our two buildings! Please stop by today and see if anything on the shelves might be yours or someone’s you know. Items not collected after 8 weeks are donated to the Youth Group Yard Sale to be sold next May.

▪ The MOPS group is in need of Moppet Helpers to care for children ranging from infants to Pre-Kindergarten while the mothers have their meeting. Meetings are held at the Chapel from September to May, once a month every 3rd Wednesday morning. If you can help out with the children in ANY or ALL meetings, your time would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Olivia Butz.

Volleyball meets the first and third Friday of each month and is for anyone over 16 years old who would like to come out and play. They are always looking for new players so feel free to bring along a friend.

Cancellations- We will announce any cancellations of services and activities on the home page of Mountain View Chapel’s website (mountainviewchapel.com) and on Channel 69 News and its website. We will also send the cancellation notice out on the Prayer Chain, on the Mountain View Chapel Facebook page, and record a cancellation message on the church office phone (610-326-5856).

▪ Mountain View Chapel is in need of individuals/families to greet worshippers to the Chapel and hand out weekly bulletins. If you are looking to give something back to the Chapel, this is a simple and easy opportunity to serve the Lord and our congregation. See Al Cinciripino or contact the church office if you are interested.

Children’s Church is for children 4 years old through 4th grade. Children should sit in the Sanctuary with their parents until they are dismissed to go to Children's Church after the Offertory. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym. Sunday School teachers will take the children from Children's Church to their individual Sunday School classes at 10:40.

Sunday School Departments and Locations...
2 year olds meet in the Kitchen and the 3 year olds meet in the room between the hallways during the entire service (when a child turns 4 years old they automatically go to the gym for Sunday School)…
4 yr. olds thru Kindergarten (Beginners) meet in one half of the Gym from 10:40 until the end of the service…
1st & 2nd Grade (Primary) meet in the Lower Level of the Classic Building from 10:40 until the end of the service…
3rd & 4th Grade (Middler) meet in the Lower Level of the Classic Building from 10:40 until the end of the service…
5th, 6th, & 7th Grade meet in the Library from 10:40 until the end of the service.

▪ In our desire to keep the Sunday morning service running smoothly, any Announcements that you would like to make or have made by Gary Dye, must be submitted to the church office by Friday noon.

▪ Would you be interested in a CD of this Sunday’s sermon or from another Sunday?  You may pick up a sermon CD at the table in the lobby each Sunday.  CDs are free!

▪ Pastor Chris’ sermons are now available on our website! Listen to each week's sermon right from the website or download them for later by browsing the list at the Sermon Audio Link which is on the Home Page.

▪ PLEASE NOTE: If you have a prayer request, update, or praise to put on the Prayer Chain, or you would like to be placed on our Prayer Chain list to receive emails, please call the church office at 610-326-5856, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or go to our website at mountainviewchapel.com and submit your prayer request information from there.
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