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Grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ!

"Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law," (Romans 13:8).

Prayer Requests:

Terry Miller (healing)

Pat Boyer (healing from knee replacement)

Louise Gettle (recovering from heart surgery)

Bill Knight (healing after surgery)

Janet Moyer (health concerns)

Joan Noll (blood pressure problems)

Mary Leh (health problems)

Theresa Gettle (Lou Gehrig's Disease)

Melissa Nee Saylor (cancer)

Bonnie Brown (healing)

Jalisa Bernheisel (leukemia)

Terry Bieber (pancreatic cancer)

Alan Walter (pancreatic cancer, in pain)

Jennifer (friend of Edith Thierwechter, healing of pancreatic cancer)

Kate Ebner (diagnosed with cancer)

Steve Reinhardt (cancer)

Karen Moyer (cancer)

Jeff Kapp will be graduating from seminary and ordained this May. You can send him a congratulations card at 211 West Park Ave, Myerstown


Vacation Bible School - Sunday June 16th through Thursday June 20th

If you are interested in helping out, please contact Kaloni Doll at ksdoll921@gmail.com

First Friday Fun Night - Friday June 7th at 5:00pm

Come join us for some food and fun for our first First Friday Fun Night of the year.  If you are able to help with food, games or clean up, please sign up at the bulletin board or contact Pastor Keith.

Game Night - Friday May 17th at 6:00pm

Come out for an evening of board games and card games.  Meet in the Fellowship Hall at 6:00pm.

Mount Lebanon Campmeeting - Children's Ministry

There is a need for people willing to help with the children's Bible school during the week of July 14-19 - either 10am or 7pm.  If you are interested in helping, please let Pastor Keith know - pastorbuckbee@gmail.com

Canned Tuna Drive for LCCM Food Bank

LCCM is in need of 5oz cans of tuna for their food bank.  Please bring in cans of tuna over the next 2 Sundays and place at the table at the back entrance of the church.  Thank you!

Missionary Amos Ngeze to Visit Zion UMC

Our missionary in Tanzania, Amos Ngeze, is planning to visit us for three weeks starting at the end of May.  We are still in need of people who are willing to help host Amos and provide transportation for him while he is here. We also need people to show Amos around the area and host for meals.  If you are interested in serving in any capacity, please contact Jim Mellon at jameslmellon@comcast.net

Men's Group

Men's Group will meet at 7:30am on Saturday May 18th in Fellowship Hall. 

Monday Evening Bible Study

Every Monday at 6:15pm; studying 1 Kings.

Creations of LoveCreations of Love ministry is about providing a way for parents to be able to bond with their premature deceased child(ren). We make homemade clothing designed to be able to fit babies that were either late term miscarriages or early term stillbirths. If parents going through these difficult times are able to dress their child(ren) it gives them an opportunity to bond to them. We have free yarn/supplies available. 

If anyone is interested in participating in the new Creations Of Love outreach please contact Alex Rautzhan at 717-968-0556

Making Shopping Bag Mats for the Homeless - START TIME ... 9:00am to 11:00am in Fellowship Hall. We need "shopping bag cutters" and those who can crochet. We will take shopping bags of any and all colors, but no bread bags, only shopping bags. All are welcome to join us - 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. 

United Women of Faith

United Women of Faith meet every first Wednesday of the month at 2pm.

Secret Sister Update: Secret Sisters, the time of the Secret Sisters’ reveal party is approaching! Please mark your calendars and join us for a luncheon on Saturday, May 18 at noon. More information will be passed along as we get closer to the date.Running out of ideas for you Secret Sister? Here are a few that may help: Notes of encouragement or an inspirational quote, a recipe of one of your favorite dishes, candy or homemade treat, share your favorite scripture and why it’s meaningful.

Mission Trip - Dominican Republic

Zion UMC is planning a mission trip to the Dominican Republic in October of this year through This LIttle Light Ministries.  If you are interested in going on this mission, please contact Jim Mellon at Jameslmellon@comcast.net

Mission Trip - Philly Dream Center

Friday August 30 - Saturday August 31 at Philly Dream Center. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Keith - Pastorbuckbee@gmail.com

Congregational Update Meeting

On Thursday May 16th at 5:30pm in the sanctuary, we will be giving an update on the recent General Conference.

Reminder of Church Office Hours: Our church office is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 1pm. If you have questions or need to submit information for the bulletin, please call Judy at 717-866-6839, or email at Zionumc22@gmail.com

The church office will be closed on Monday May 27th in observance

of Memorial Day.


Pastor Keith Buckbee
Zion UMC