35 South Main Street
Plains, Pennsylvania 18705
Phone:  570-406-4295
Pastor:  Mark DeSilva
Website:  www.lhbcpa.org
LHBC Sunday Worship & Communion Service
In-Person & On-Line Streaming
July 18, 2021
"Thus says the LORD of hosts, 'This people says, "The time has not come, even the time for the house of the LORD to be rebuilt.'" "Then the word of the LORD came by Haggai the prophet saying, 'Is it time for you yourselves to dwell in your paneled houses while this house lies desolate?'" Haggai 1:2-4





Songs of Praise
Opening Prayer
Scripture Reading - Haggai 1:1-15
Commissioning of Kurtis Kowalski
Worship Through Giving
                                                                   Message                                                                    "Procrastination: Learning How To Prioritize The Plan of God”
Closing Song

Streaming Services - As a reminder, we continue to stream our Sunday service through Facebook (Living Hope Bible Church) and our YouTube channel (Living Hope Bible Church Plains).
Church Giving - Please visit our website if you want to use our convenient ‘on-line giving app’. It’s available at: www.lhbcpa.org. Under ‘HANDY INFO’, find the link ‘DONATE TO LIVING HOPE’. This link will take you to our safe, secure giving page. Thank you for your faithfulness!
Praise God - We praise God for the congregational vote last Sunday to approve Kurtis Kowalski as our new part-time youth leader. Kurtis will be officially starting next Monday, July 26th, as LHBC's first part-time youth leader. Today we will commission Kurtis to the Lord as he prepares to begin his new ministry here at LHBC. Please remember to keep Kurtis, James Scoot, and all of our youth in prayer.
VBS Meeting - There will be an important meeting immediately after today's service to continue our planning of this summer's VBS program. We encourage all of this year's participants to attend. Thank you!
Prayer Group - Our prayer group will meet this Monday at Pete and Jacci Nordmann's home from 10:00AM - Noon to pray. All are welcome to join us!
Leadership Meeting - Our next leadership meeting is this Tuesday, July 20th, at 6:00PM at Sue Meade's home. Please remember to pray for this important meeting and all of our church leaders.
Pastor's Fellowship - If you are new to our church and would like to meet with Pastor Mark and Jonna for a short time of fellowship and a time to learn more about them and our church, please make plans to sign up for our next Pastor's fellowship. This will be held this Thursday, July 22nd, at 6:00PM. Light refreshments will be available. Please make plans on attending by signing up now.
Pastor's Vacation - Pastor Mark will be taking a week long break beginning next Sunday, July 25th. Pastor Mark and his family will be traveling to Massachusetts next Sunday for a special memorial for Jonna's sister. Please keep the entire DeSilva family in your prayers.
Guest Speaker - Our own Keith Culver will be bringing us a special message from God's Word next Sunday, in Pastor Mark's absence. Please come out for what is sure to be a special challenge and blessing from God's Word!
National Night Out - Plains Township will be hosting this year's National Night Out at the Plains Municipal Park on Tuesday, August 3rd, from 5:00 - 9:00PM. LHBC will be setting up a table with games and prizes for children and will likewise be promoting our church and our coming VBS program. If you are interested in helping out in this year's festivities please see Pastor Mark for more details.
LHBC VBS - ‘Go For The Gold With God’ - Mark your calendars and start inviting! Our LHBC VBS is scheduled for August 4th - 6th, 6:00PM to 8:15PM. This is a great way to introduce Living Hope to your neighbors and extended families. Please let EVERYONE know about these important dates!
2021 VBS Volunteers - If you would like help out in this year's program please contact Cindy Mitchell. Cindy will be leading this year's program. We are presently in need of volunteers who can help out in a variety of areas including registration, games, refreshments, crafts, cleaning, and skits. To make this year's program a success we will need your help!
Rail-Riders Baseball Game - On Thursday, August 12th, at 7:00PM we are planning an outing to a Rail-Riders' game. This should be an enjoyable time to fellowship and watch the Phillies minor league team, the Iron Pigs, take on the Rail-Riders. Ticket price is $10 / ticket. Please plan on joining us for a fun evening together as a church family by signing up now.
Food Pantry - It brings us great pleasure to share that Jim and Marti Callahan have begun to take over this vital outreach and care ministry of our church. We are always looking for donations and appreciate your support of this vital ministry. If you are interested in helping out, please see either Jim or Marti. Thank you!
Food and Benevolence Needs - If you, or any one you may know, is in need of assistance at this difficult time, please notify Pastor Mark for benevolence needs and Jim and Marti Callahan for food panty needs. Thank you.

35 S Main St

Plains, PA 18705