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The Deacons will be having a Work Day on Saturday, March 24, from 8am to noon, to do the mulch and landscaping here at the Chapel. If you can help out, there will be a sign-up sheet on the table in the Lobby this Sunday.

▪ Our Annual Congregational Meeting & Luncheon is scheduled for this Sunday. We will have our lunch in the Gym after the Morning Service followed by the Congregational Meeting in the Sanctuary at 12:30PM.  [A reminder that there will be no Children’s Church or Sunday School for children 4 years old through 7th grade]

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 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.

▪ 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 will be 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.

Church is ON. There is a thin layer of ice on the parking lot, but it's gritty (the snow froze in it) rather than slippery. The side roads to the church seem to be clear; most main roads are clear and fine.

▪ We have rescheduled our Congregational Meeting and Luncheon to February 26th. If you would like to attend, there is a new sign-up sheet on the table in the Lobby.

▪ We would like to thank everyone who helped with Ken Branford’s memorial service and reception this past week. Offers to make meals for the family and food for the reception, to help with set-up and take-down of tables and chairs, and to provide child care during the services, were a wonderful blessing to the Branford and Manthey families. Thank you all so very much!

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

▪ 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.

▪ 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.   

We now have electricity at the Chapel!  Activities for the week are on as scheduled.


Don’t forget to sign up to attend the Harvest Picnic being held on October 7th in the Chapel parking lot at 6PM!
Join us for a great time of fellowship and fun when we host our annual Harvest Picnic! We’ll roast hot dogs on the open campfire and feast on a smorgasbord of delicious foods. There will be activities for all ages.

Face painting

Candy bag decorating

Carnival games

                                         Open gym for teens                                           

Lots of yummy food!

Remember to bring your lawn chairs!

If we need to move the Harvest Picnic to the next day because of bad weather, we will send out an email on the Prayer Chain, put an announcement on the website and Facebook, and leave a recorded message on the office phone by Thursday evening.

Peachfest has been cancelled for tomorrow evening because of all the rain we had this week. We will not be rescheduling it for this year and  will have Peachfest next summer.

The MVC Work Project at the Hartranft's is on for tomorrow morning at 8am. We are postponing Peachfest for this Sunday evening and are working on rescheduling it. Youth Group activities for this Sunday evening are cancelled. At this point, our regular Sunday Morning Service is ON.

The Parenting Class will be canceled this evening because of illness.

The Awana Program and the Parenting Class are cancelled this evening because of the icy roads.

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