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Vacation Bible School is starting on July 9th and you can now register your children at the table in the Lobby. Please fill out one registration form and one medical release form per family. If you have any questions, please see Tina Morgan or call the church office.

▪ VBS needs artificial Christmas trees to decorate for Vacation Bible School. If you have a tree that we can use, please label it with your name and bring it to the Classic Building by July 8th. Thanks so much for your help!

▪ There will be a short Vacation Bible School meeting in the Library after church July 8th for everyone wanting to help with VBS. Please see Tina Morgan if you have any questions. They will also be decorating the church for VBS after the meeting. If you would like to help with decorating, please come to the Sanctuary by 12PM.

▪ The Senior Fellowship is planning a trip to Lancaster County on September 8th. Please pick up an information sheet in the Sr. Fellowship Basket on the Lobby table for more details or see Newell Wismer.

▪ Don’t forget to mark on your calendar that the MVC Father/Son Camping Weekend will be held on September 21st to the 23rd at French Creek State Park.  If you have any questions, please contact Ron Schnabel.

Vacation Bible School is July 9th to July 13th and we still need  group guides, as well as people to help with crafts and decorations, and people to work in the nursery.  If you can help out during the week of VBS, please sign up at the table in the Lobby. Any questions, please see Tina Morgan.

T&T Taste of Youth Group (for those who just finished 3rd-6th Grade) is a sneak peak at the Youth Group of the future—YOU! 3 nights at MVC during the Summer of 2012…Wednesday, June 13th & 27th and Thursday, July 5th from 7PM to 8:30PM. Join us for 3 special summer nights when the T&T Classes of 2018-2021 get to participate in a sneak peak of the MVC Youth Group. The T&T group is invited to take part in 3 actual glimpses into the future of the YG featuring...themselves! T&T will learn some of the most popular YG games including...Scatterball, 4 Wall Soccer Football, GaGa, and everyone’s favorite—SPOON HOCKEY! In addition, a special Bible lesson will be presented each night. Contact Steve K for more details!

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will be holding a Blood Drive in the Chapel parking lot on July 18th from 3-7PM. Anyone 17 & up can give blood. Any questions, contact Marty Moser or see the sign-up sheet on the table in the Lobby.

▪ Aaron and Amy Swavely have adopted a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses. Thanks so much for your help!
 
▪ Anyone who would like to be baptized this summer, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856 or through mountainviewchapel.com. We will be having a baptism in the creek during the Church Picnic on July 22nd and a baptism in the swimming pool at Hiltebeitel’s during Peachfest on August 12th.

PATHFINDERS “Pool Tour” has started and will continue through August.  “Pool Tour” meets at the homes of people who have swimming pools. Anyone with a swimming pool who would like to offer the use of their pool (or home if it rains) on a Tuesday night this summer, please contact Steve Karabatos for a list of available dates.

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The updated Birthday and Anniversary List is available on the table in the Lobby for you to pick up if you like to send cards to the folks at the Chapel.

▪ The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
                                                                                                                         
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a CD of Sunday’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your CD order will be in front of your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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.
▪ VBS needs artificial Christmas trees to decorate for Vacation Bible School. If you have a tree that we can use, please label it with your name and bring it to the Classic Building by July 8th. Thanks so much for your help!

The Senior Fellowship Breakfast Club will meet at 8:30AM on Saturday, June 30th, at the Pottstown Diner. For more information, please contact Newell Wismer at 610-948-5811.

▪ There will be a short Vacation Bible School meeting in the Library after church on July 1st and July 8th for everyone wanting to help with VBS. Please see Tina Morgan if you have any questions.

▪ The Senior Fellowship is planning a trip to Lancaster County on September 8th. Please pick up an information sheet in the Sr. Fellowship Basket on the Lobby table for more details or see Newell Wismer.

Vacation Bible School is starting on July 9th and you can now register your children at the table in the Lobby. Please fill out one registration form and one medical release form per family. If you have any questions, please see Tina Morgan or call the church office.

▪ Don’t forget to mark on your calendar that the MVC Father/Son Camping Weekend will be held on September 21st to the 23rd at French Creek State Park.  If you have any questions, please contact Ron Schnabel.

Vacation Bible School is July 9th to July 13th and we still need  group guides, as well as people to help with crafts and decorations, and people to work in the nursery.  If you can help out during the week of VBS, please sign up at the table in the Lobby. Any questions, please see Tina Morgan.

T&T Taste of Youth Group (for those who just finished 3rd-6th Grade) is a sneak peak at the Youth Group of the future—YOU! 3 nights at MVC during the Summer of 2012…Wednesday, June 13th & 27th and Thursday, July 5th from 7PM to 8:30PM. Join us for 3 special summer nights when the T&T Classes of 2018-2021 get to participate in a sneak peak of the MVC Youth Group. The T&T group is invited to take part in 3 actual glimpses into the future of the YG featuring...themselves! T&T will learn some of the most popular YG games including...Scatterball, 4 Wall Soccer Football, GaGa, and everyone’s favorite—SPOON HOCKEY! In addition, a special Bible lesson will be presented each night. Contact Steve K for more details!

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will be holding a Blood Drive in the Chapel parking lot on July 18th from 3-7PM. Anyone 17 & up can give blood. Any questions, contact Marty Moser or see the sign-up sheet on the table in the Lobby.

▪ Aaron and Amy Swavely have adopted a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses. Thanks so much for your help!
 
▪ Anyone who would like to be baptized this summer, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856 or through mountainviewchapel.com. We will be having a baptism in the creek during the Church Picnic on July 22nd and a baptism in the swimming pool at Hiltebeitel’s during Peachfest on August 12th.

PATHFINDERS “Pool Tour” has started and will continue through August.  “Pool Tour” meets at the homes of people who have swimming pools. Anyone with a swimming pool who would like to offer the use of their pool (or home if it rains) on a Tuesday night this summer, please contact Steve Karabatos for a list of available dates.

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The updated Birthday and Anniversary List is available on the table in the Lobby for you to pick up if you like to send cards to the folks at the Chapel.

The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
                                                                                                                                                                                   
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a CD of Sunday’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your CD order will be in front of your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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.
▪ VBS needs artificial Christmas trees to decorate for Vacation Bible School. If you have a tree that we can use, please label it with your name and bring it to the Classic Building by July 8th. Thanks so much for your help!

▪ There will be a short Vacation Bible School meeting in the Library after church next Sunday for everyone interested in helping with VBS. There will also be a meeting after church on July 1st and July 8th.

▪ The Senior Fellowship is planning a trip to Lancaster County on September 8th. Please pick up an information sheet in the Sr. Fellowship Basket on the Lobby table for more details or see Newell Wismer.

Vacation Bible School is starting on July 9th and you can now register your children at the table in the Lobby. Please fill out one registration form and one medical release form per family. If you have any questions, please see Tina Morgan or call the church office.

▪ Don’t forget to mark on your calendar that the MVC Father/Son Camping Weekend will be held on September 21st to the 23rd at French Creek State Park.  If you have any questions, please contact Ron Schnabel.

Vacation Bible School is July 9th to July 13th and we still need a Pre-K teacher and group guides, as well as people to help with crafts and decorations, and people to work in the nursery.  If you can help out during the week of VBS, please sign up at the table in the Lobby. Any questions, please see Tina Morgan.

▪ The MVC Softball Team is still selling hoagie tickets to Ice House Steaks & Pizza in Pottstown. If you are interested in buying tickets to help support the team, please see Eric or Dora Miller. The tickets are good thru June.

T&T Taste of Youth Group (for those who just finished 3rd-6th Grade) is a sneak peak at the Youth Group of the future—YOU! 3 nights at MVC during the Summer of 2012…Wednesday, June 13th & 27th and Thursday, July 5th from 7PM to 8:30PM. Join us for 3 special summer nights when the T&T Classes of 2018-2021 get to participate in a sneak peak of the MVC Youth Group. The T&T group is invited to take part in 3 actual glimpses into the future of the YG featuring...themselves! T&T will learn some of the most popular YG games including...Scatterball, 4 Wall Soccer Football, GaGa, and everyone’s favorite—SPOON HOCKEY! In addition, a special Bible lesson will be presented each night. Contact Steve K for more details!

Senior Recognition - We will be recognizing all of our High School and College Graduates during the Morning Service on Sunday, June 24th.

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will be holding a Blood Drive in the Chapel parking lot on July 18th from 3-7PM. Anyone 17 & up can give blood. Any questions, contact Marty Moser or see the sign-up sheet on the table in the Lobby.

▪ Aaron and Amy Swavely have adopted a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses. Thanks so much for your help!
 
▪ Anyone who would like to be baptized this summer, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856 or through mountainviewchapel.com. We will be having a baptism in the creek during the Church Picnic on July 22nd and a baptism in the swimming pool at Hiltebeitel’s during Peachfest on August 12th.

PATHFINDERS “Pool Tour” has started and will continue through August.  “Pool Tour” meets at the homes of people who have swimming pools. Anyone with a swimming pool who would like to offer the use of their pool (or home if it rains) on a Tuesday night this summer, please contact Steve Karabatos for a list of available dates.

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The updated Birthday and Anniversary List is available on the table in the Lobby for you to pick up if you like to send cards to the folks at the Chapel.

The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
                                                                                                                                                                                   
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a CD of Sunday’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your CD order will be in front of your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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.
▪ Don’t forget to mark on your calendar that the MVC Father/Son Camping Weekend will be held on September 21st to the 23rd at French Creek State Park.  If you have any questions, please contact Ron Schnabel.

Vacation Bible School is July 9th to July 13th and we still need a Pre-K teacher and group guides, as well as people to help with crafts and decorations, and people to work in the nursery.  If you can help out during the week of VBS, please sign up at the table in the Lobby. Any questions, please see Tina Morgan.

▪ The MVC Softball Team is still selling hoagie tickets to Ice House Steaks & Pizza in Pottstown. If you are interested in buying tickets to help support the team, please see Eric or Dora Miller. The tickets are good thru June.

T&T Taste of Youth Group (for those who just finished 3rd-6th Grade) is a sneak peak at the Youth Group of the future—YOU! 3 nights at MVC during the Summer of 2012…Wednesday, June 13th & 27th and Thursday, July 5th from 7PM to 8:30PM. Join us for 3 special summer nights when the T&T Classes of 2018-2021 get to participate in a sneak peak of the MVC Youth Group. The T&T group is invited to take part in 3 actual glimpses into the future of the YG featuring...themselves! T&T will learn some of the most popular YG games including...Scatterball, 4 Wall Soccer Football, GaGa, and everyone’s favorite—SPOON HOCKEY! In addition, a special Bible lesson will be presented each night. Contact Steve K for more details!

Thank you to everyone who gave to “The Mission Continues” for our Benevolence Fund Offering. We collected $2789.00 for this great organization that helps disabled and wounded veterans!

Senior Recognition - We will be recognizing all of our High School and College Graduates during the Morning Service on Sunday, June 24th.

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will be holding a Blood Drive in the Chapel parking lot on July 18th from 3-7PM. Anyone 17 & up can give blood. Any questions, contact Marty Moser or see the sign-up sheet on the table in the Lobby.

▪ Aaron and Amy Swavely are in the process of adopting a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses and help the Swavelys in bringing Lia into their family. Thanks so much for your help!
 
▪ Anyone who would like to be baptized this summer, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856 or through mountainviewchapel.com. We will be having a baptism in the creek during the Church Picnic on July 22nd and a baptism in the swimming pool at Hiltebeitel’s during Peachfest on August 12th.

PATHFINDERS “Pool Tour” has started and will continue through August.  “Pool Tour” meets at the homes of people who have swimming pools. Anyone with a swimming pool who would like to offer the use of their pool (or home if it rains) on a Tuesday night this summer, please contact Steve Karabatos for a list of available dates.

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The updated Birthday and Anniversary List is available on the table in the Lobby for you to pick up if you like to send cards to the folks at the Chapel.

The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
                                                                                                                                                                                   
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a CD of Sunday’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your CD order will be BEHIND your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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.
▪ The MVC Softball Team is still selling hoagie tickets to Ice House Steaks & Pizza in Pottstown. If you are interested in buying tickets to help support the team, please see Eric or Dora Miller. The tickets are good thru June.

T&T Taste of Youth Group (for those who just finished 3rd-6th Grade) is a sneak peak at the Youth Group of the future—YOU! 3 nights at MVC during the Summer of 2012…Wednesday, June 13th & 27th and Thursday, July 5th from 7PM to 8:30PM. Join us for 3 special summer nights when the T&T Classes of 2018-2021 get to participate in a sneak peak of the MVC Youth Group. The T&T group is invited to take part in 3 actual glimpses into the future of the YG featuring...themselves! T&T will learn some of the most popular YG games including...Scatterball, 4 Wall Soccer Football, GaGa, and everyone’s favorite—SPOON HOCKEY! In addition, a special Bible lesson will be presented each night. Contact Steve K for more details!

Thank you to everyone who gave to “The Mission Continues” for our Benevolence Fund Offering. We collected $2789.00 for this great organization that helps disabled and wounded veterans!

Senior Recognition - We will be recognizing all of our High School and College Graduates during the Morning Service on Sunday, June 24th.

Miller-Keystone Blood Center will be holding a Blood Drive in the Chapel parking lot on July 18th from 3-7PM. Anyone 17 & up can give blood. Any questions, contact Marty Moser or see the sign-up sheet on the table in the Lobby.

▪ Aaron and Amy Swavely are in the process of adopting a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses and help the Swavelys in bringing Lia into their family. Thanks so much for your help!
 
▪ Anyone who would like to be baptized this summer, please contact the church office at 610-326-5856 or through mountainviewchapel.com. We will be having a baptism in the creek during the Church Picnic on July 22nd and a baptism in the swimming pool at Hiltebeitel’s during Peachfest on August 12th.

PATHFINDERS “Pool Tour” has started and will continue through August.  “Pool Tour” meets at the homes of people who have swimming pools. Anyone with a swimming pool who would like to offer the use of their pool (or home if it rains) on a Tuesday night this summer, please contact Steve Karabatos for a list of available dates.

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The updated Birthday and Anniversary List is available on the table in the Lobby for you to pick up if you like to send cards to the folks at the Chapel.

The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
                                                                                                                                                                                   
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a CD of Sunday’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your CD order will be BEHIND your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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.

▪ The Mountain View Chapel Softball Team is selling hoagie tickets to Ice House Steaks & Pizza to help send the team to the State Tournament. Tickets are $6.00 each and are good for one small hoagie (excluding roast beef) and can be redeemed May 1st through June 30th. Please see Eric or Dora Miller in the Lobby after the service to purchase tickets or contact Dora. (Ice House Steaks & Pizza is located at the corner of King and Manatawny Streets in Pottstown) The team would love to have the church family at the games to cheer them on to victory and the hoagies would make a great dinner to bring along!  Keep checking on Facebook and this website for the game schedule to be posted soon!

▪ Please note that we will not be taking a Benevolence Fund Offering next Sunday. Instead, we will take our Benevolence Fund Offering on May 27th in honor of Memorial Day and will be collecting monies for “The Mission Continues” as we did last year.  “The Mission Continues” is a non-profit organization that believes that the leadership skills and life experiences that our wounded and disabled veterans possess, are valuable and untapped assets where every returning veteran can serve again as citizen leaders. For more information, go to missioncontinues.org. [We will also be taking our General Fund offering on May 27th]

If you have any household items that you would like to donate to the Youth Group Yard Sale, please see Steve K. The Yard Sale is May 25th and 26th.

▪ The Swavelys have finally received their "letter of approval" from China which means, they have officially been approved to become Lia's family! If all goes well, their hope is to travel in early summer to bring Lia home. Lia is a spunky 8-year-old girl and is visually impaired. It was suggested that if anyone knows Braille, or would like to learn Braille, that it would be a great help to Lia when she comes to the Chapel for Awana and Sunday School.If you are interested in helping in this way, please contact Amy Swavely or contact the church office.

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The updated Birthday and Anniversary List is available on the table in the Lobby for you to pick up if you like to send cards to the folks at the Chapel.

Aaron and Amy Swavely have received the official letter of approval giving them permission to adopt a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses and help the Swavelys in bringing Lia into their family. Thanks so much for your help!

▪ The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
       
MVC's Awana Program meets on Wednesday evenings at 7pm!  If you would like your children to be involved in this exciting program, bring them to the Gym on Wednesday evenings!  The different departments are Puggles (2 & 3 year olds), Cubbies (4 year olds through Pre-Kindergarten), Sparks (Kindergarten through 2nd Grade), and T & T (3rd Grade through 6th Grade). Bring your children to the Gym at 7pm where they will then be directed to their departments.   

Mountain View Men’s Ministry is continuing their study of the Men’s Fraternity curriculum and is held in the Library at 7AM. The Men’s Ministry is for all men 18 and older and they meet every other Saturday. If you have any questions, please see Ron Schnabel.                                                                                                                                                                                 
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a tape or CD of today’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. Tapes and CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your tape or CD order will be BEHIND your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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.

▪ It’s time to sign up for the Summer session of Supper Club and Dessert Club! The sign-up sheet will be on the table in the Lobby until the end of April. The new rotation will run from May through July. The clubs meet once a month for dinner or dessert at people’s homes and is a great way to meet folks at the Chapel. If you have any questions or if you’re not sure what the clubs are all about, please feel free to contact Karl and Andrea Mehl or contact the church office.

If you have any household items that you would like to donate to the Youth Group Yard Sale, please see Steve K. The Yard Sale is May 25th and 26th.

▪ The Swavelys have finally received their "letter of approval" from China which means, they have officially been approved to become Lia's family! If all goes well, their hope is to travel in early summer to bring Lia home. Lia is a spunky 8-year-old girl and is visually impaired. It was suggested that if anyone knows Braille, or would like to learn Braille, that it would be a great help to Lia when she comes to the Chapel for Awana and Sunday School.If you are interested in helping in this way, please contact Amy Swavely or contact the church office.

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The updated Birthday and Anniversary List is available on the table in the Lobby for you to pick up if you like to send cards to the folks at the Chapel.

Aaron and Amy Swavely have received the official letter of approval giving them permission to adopt a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses and help the Swavelys in bringing Lia into their family. Thanks so much for your help!

▪ The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
       
MVC's Awana Program meets on Wednesday evenings at 7pm!  If you would like your children to be involved in this exciting program, bring them to the Gym on Wednesday evenings!  The different departments are Puggles (2 & 3 year olds), Cubbies (4 year olds through Pre-Kindergarten), Sparks (Kindergarten through 2nd Grade), and T & T (3rd Grade through 6th Grade). Bring your children to the Gym at 7pm where they will then be directed to their departments.   

Mountain View Men’s Ministry is continuing their study of the Men’s Fraternity curriculum and is held in the Library at 7AM. The Men’s Ministry is for all men 18 and older and they meet every other Saturday. If you have any questions, please see Ron Schnabel.                                                                                                                                                                                 
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ If you are interested in taking care of newborns on up to 2 year olds in the Nursery, please contact Jen Rhoads. You must be 12 years old to work in the Nursery.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a tape or CD of today’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. Tapes and CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your tape or CD order will be BEHIND your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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.

Please join us this evening for our Good Friday Communion Service starting at 7pm. Child care will be provided in the Nursery and for the 2 and 3 year olds.

The MVC Work Day for March 24th has been rescheduled for April 7th because of the rainy forecast tomorrow. There will be a new sign-up sheet this Sunday. Thank you to everyone who offered to help this Saturday.


▪ We will be having a Good Friday Communion Service on Friday, April 6th, at 7PM. Child care will be provided for those children in the Nursery and for the 2 and 3 year olds.

We are having a Work Day here at the Chapel next Saturday, March 24th. We will be mulching and landscaping from 8AM to Noon. If you can help on Saturday, please sign up at the table in the Lobby. The rain date will be the following Saturday, March 31st.

It’s that time of year once again when you have the opportunity to order Easter Flowers. Your flower order will be used to decorate the front of the Sanctuary on Easter Sunday and then be available for you to take home after the Morning Service. Please fill out this form and turn it in by March 25th to Zelpha Yorgey (with your cash payment or check made out to “MVC”) or you may put your order in the envelope on the table in the lobby.    

Mark these dates on your calendar!  VBS - July 9th to 13th, ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC - July 22nd, PEACHFEST - August 12th, and HARVEST PICNIC - October 5th.
 
The Senior Fellowship is having a Pot Luck Get-Together on March 24th at 5PM in the Gym. Please pick up an information sheet in the Senior Fellowship Basket on the Lobby table for more details. If you have any questions, please see Newell Wismer.                                

A Funeral Luncheon Committee is being formed here at Mountain View. Please sign up at the table in the Lobby if you are interested in helping with food preparation or serving food. This is an “on call” list that will be incorporated when the needs arise within the congregation. Any questions, please see Deb D’Orsaneo or Michele Fries or contact the church office at 610-326-5856.

Please note that the 5th to 7th Grade Sunday School Class will be dismissed with Children’s Church so that they may attend an extended class time in the Library. This will take place every Sunday in the month of March. If you have any questions, please see Larry Eshleman.

Aaron and Amy Swavely are in the process of adopting a little girl from China. If you have an old cell phone at home that you don’t need anymore, we are collecting them in a box on the Lobby table. Each donated cell phone will ease some of the adoption-related expenses and help the Swavelys in bringing Lia into their family. Thanks so much for your help!

Revised Olan Mills Directory - The office has received address and phone number changes since the Olan Mills Directory was printed. If you've had any changes to your information since the directory was printed, please send the changes to the church office. There will also be an "Office" Olan Mills Directory on the table in the Lobby where you can make changes to your address and phone number if it is already in the directory. There are blank pages in the back of the directory where you can add your name and address if it is not in the Olan Mills Directory.

Birthday and Anniversary List - For those of you who like to send cards, we keep a list on the table in the Lobby with the Birthdays and Anniversaries of people who attend the Chapel. We want to update this list and would appreciate you checking it to make sure your information is correct. You may also add a name to the list. In a few weeks we will print out a new list and it will be available for you to pick up at the table in the Lobby.

▪ The Library Cart in the lobby contains suitable media items for every age level and the check-out time is minimal. We hope you will take advantage of this opportunity to have Christian material on hand to enjoy with your family and friends. Please see Donna Wismer or call the church office if you would like to help people check out books on Sundays after the Service.

▪ There is a Men's Bible Study that is meeting at the Chapel two evenings a month. For more information, please contact Josh Eldredge.

▪ 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 or contact Jen Rhoads. Children must be 12 years old to help in the Nursery.
       
MVC's Awana Program meets on Wednesday evenings at 7pm!  If you would like your children to be involved in this exciting program, bring them to the Gym on Wednesday evenings!  The different departments are Puggles (2 & 3 year olds), Cubbies (4 year olds through Pre-Kindergarten), Sparks (Kindergarten through 2nd Grade), and T & T (3rd Grade through 6th Grade). Bring your children to the Gym at 7pm where they will then be directed to their departments.   

Mountain View Men’s Ministry is continuing their study of the Men’s Fraternity curriculum and is held in the Library at 7AM. The Men’s Ministry is for all men 18 and older and they meet every other Saturday. If you have any questions, please see Ron Schnabel.                                                                                                                                                                                 
▪ If you would like a box of 2012 Offering Envelopes, please see one of our Elders or Deacons. You may also call the church office.

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.

MVC Volleyball meets in the Gym the first Friday of the month at 7PM and is open to everyone 16 years and older. Come join them in some “semi-competitive” games!     

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 Announcements. 5th-7th Graders should leave the Sanctuary at 10:35 to meet their teacher in the Gym for Sunday School.

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 one half of the gym 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.

▪ If you are interested in taking care of newborns on up to 2 year olds in the Nursery, please contact Jen Rhoads. You must be 12 years old to work in the Nursery.

▪ Come visit the Mountain View Chapel Library in the Classic Building for some great reading!  Books, audio books, DVDs, and videos can all be signed out for a month at a time. Donna Wismer is in the Library after the Sunday Morning service and on Wednesday evening from 3-6PM.

▪ Don’t forget to check the LOST AND FOUND shelves that are along the wall between the bathrooms. Any items not claimed after eight weeks will be discarded or donated to the MVC Youth Group for their annual Yard Sale.

▪ 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.

Offertory Ministry - 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 on Sunday mornings.  All ages and level of musical ability can serve in this capacity.  If you are interested, please contact Neal Hartranft or Janine Leavitt.

▪ Would you be interested in purchasing a tape or CD of today’s sermon?  You may order one at the table in the lobby each Sunday. Tapes and CDs are $1 each and you may put your money in the “tab envelope” with your name on it in the black box if you have ordered before. If you have not ordered before, the following Sunday you will have a “tab envelope” with your name on it.  Your tape or CD order will be BEHIND your “tab envelope.” the Sunday after you order.

▪ 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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