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Church Bulletin
Bulletin Our Weekly Bulletin contains pertinent information about the worship service and relevant individual assignments. It also contains our prayer concerns list, weekly meetings, mission outreach goals, birthdays, wedding anniversaries, financial stewardship, coming events, timely announcements, and contact information. Additionally, the online version is in beautiful color. If convenient, download it to your mobile device and save us the paper.

Bunkertown Church App
Church App Bunkertown has a Church App for smart phones (not tablets). Download through the Google Play Store for Android devices or Apple iTunes for iPhones. Keep your church family with you on your mobile device. Utilize spiritual resources during Bible Study. Review musical symbols during choir practice. Send prayer requests directly to the pastor. Make financial contributions at any time. Unfortunately this provider makes the Android and iPhones look Much Differently, with no reason given. Review our current App Usage. Please offer suggestions at any time.

Directory Change Form
Report If there is a change of your information from the 2017 Church Directory, please fill out and send this Change Form to the church secretary. This form and its contents may be saved to your computer where it can be e-mailed, or printed and deposited in the business holder at the church office, or, printed and surface mailed to the Church Secretary.

Did You Know?
Post It Our Special Links area has listings for most Hospitals with telephone numbers, Mobile Bibles, Local Churches, Spiritual Growth, Online Ministries, School Information, Camping Ministries, Local Towns, Personal and Juniata County Interests? Familiarize yourself, or suggest a website.

US Passport Photo
US Passport Traveling to a foreign country? In need of an official passport photo, correctly sized and formatted to exact government specifications? See Ron Gordon any Sunday morning. Takes about 5-10 minutes and no cost for members or regular attenders. Also included are instructions on where and how to submit your Application. Passport Photo Template

Fully Accessible Facility
Handicap Chair Bunkertown is a fully Accessible Facility. Explore our virtual tour to learn about the numerous innovations and compliance offerings that creates an enjoyable experience for everyone. This includes doors with levers, thresholds nearly flat, public areas on the same floor level, and wide unobstructed hallways.
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COMING EVENTS



October 8
Crop Walk Icon CROP WALK is an opportunity to alleviate hunger through the simple act of walking. Join with other participants on the walking track at Walker Township Park, located on the north side of Route 75, just west of the Route 322 Port Royal Exit. Registration begins as 12:30 P.M. and the walk begins at 1:00 P.M. It's also an opportunity to improve your own health at the same time.


October 15
Rally Day RALLY DAY & HOME COMING will convene at 9 A.M. with music provided by Gospel Bond which is based out of Selinsgrove. The gospel of God's saving grace set to music is the bond, which keeps these men on the move. Worship will be led by Pastor Steve Osenga. Kingdom Kidz will present a children's program. A fellowship meal will follow.


October 21
Ham Dinner HAITI MISSION TEAM will be providing a Ham Dinner to raise money for their mission trip to Haiti next March 2018. The dinner will be held at the Bunkertown church on October 21 at 6:00 P.M. Please consider attending or otherwise financially support the team.


October 26
Gavel CONGREGATIONAL BUSINESS MEETING Thursday, October 26, at 7 P.M. All church members are encouraged to attend and support the ministries of the church for the year 2018. Reports will be heard from our Commissions chairpersons, Pastor, Treasurer, and Youth Coordinator. Business session includes passage of the 2016 church budget, any bylaws changes, and financial gift recomendations.


October 28
Heart “HEARTBEAT COMMUNITY SERVICES will hold their Annual Banquet at the Bunkertown Church of the Brethren at 6:00 P.M. with hors d'oeuvres beginning at 5:30 P.M. Cost is $20.00 per person. Reservations are required and due by October 20st. Featured speaker is Robert Rogers who experienced a tragedy of Biblical proportions in 2003 while returning home from a wedding. Through his immediate trust in God, Robert has been able to rise above adversity and freely shared his compelling message across the country to thousands of people. Vist him on the web at Mighty In The Land. Children and Youth up to 19 years of age are free, but need to be Registered.

Registration
Check out the Brochure
Heartbeat Community Services, Inc., P.O. Box 25, Millerstown, PA 17062



November 5
Remembrance Day Remembrance Day is a moment, during the worship service, to remember those who have passed away this past year, and to remember those they left behind. If you have lost a family member or friend this past year (October 2016-2017) we would like to remember them and your relationship with them. Please send a picture or two of them to Jennifer Hummel, no later than Sunday, October 22. Also, please take a minute to fill out the Remembrance Day form (located at the Welcome Table) to better enhance the presentation.


November 23
Happy Thanksgiving
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SPECIAL DOCUMENTS


Constitution and Bylaws Revised
Report We appreciate your participation and involvement at Bunkertown, and wish for you to better understand the way that we function and how we do business for the Lord. Here is the official Organizational Documents for the Bunkertown Church of the Brethren, which include: Constitution, Bylaws, Policies & Practices, and Glossary. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with our theology, organizational structure, and the way we do business. Revised October 24, 2013.

Bunkertown Documents

Church of the Brethren Documents
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WEB UPDATES

Web Development Check out the latest updates to our website. Changes might be something small or something large; something trival or something great. Look here first to discover what we've done. Latest updates are usually, but not always, at the top of the list.
  • MORE BIBLE APPS have been added to give you a greater selection of Bibles to reference during Sunday School, Bible Study, Worship, or at home research.
  • CHRISTIAN EDUCATION is a new web page to augment the educational interests and trainings of our congregation. Here you will find Brethren documents, Historical documents, Suggested reading, Topical Bible Verses, and new Membership information.
  • TOP MENU was restructured to accomodate a growing number of materials and new web pages. INFORMATION is a new entry which now comprises other former top menu pads such as Activities and History.
  • eBROCHURE is a sophisticated page flipping ebook provided for "First Visitors" to Bunkertown when a special friend is not available to prepare them for that first experience. Open it and learn how it can be helpful to someone that you would like to invite. Pages can be changed by dragging from the corners or by clicking the left and right arrows.
  • SPECIAL DOCUMENTS is a new section of our News area. Here you will find pertinent information, monthly calendars, and online fillable forms which can then be saved to your local computer or mobile device. Unfortunately, the Firefox browser started using their own PDF viewer, so filling and saving forms may not work unless you reconfigure to their plugin.
  • PRESCHOOL is a new section that has been added to enable parents to learn more about the Preschool ministry and how their child may benefit from the program. Information includes ministry introduction, registration form, photos, and hours of operation.
  • STITCHARITY (Stitching for Charity) is a new web page that celebrates the few individuals skilled in numerous disciplines of needlecraft involving yarn and thread, such as cross-stitch, knitting, crocheting, and quilting, who regularly donate their time and materials to produce amazing creations for the benefit of various charities.


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OPPORTUNITIES TO BECOME INVOLVED


Bible Study
Bible Study Join us every Wednesday evening at 7:00 P.M. for Bible Study in the Conference Room. We regularly offer inspiring studies that challenge and offer guidance. Discussions are uplifting and promote awareness to believers at different levels of spiritual growth. Please commit yourself to join us each week for this important part of Christian growth and living.

Children's Bell Choir
Hand Bell Children are invited to participate in the Bell Choir. When in session, practice is usually held in the Conference Room between morning Worship and Sunday School. Please ask the Church Office for information about schedules.

Choir Practice
Choir Do you like to sing, or generally enjoy music. This is an opportunity to let your joyfulness be heard. A seasonal cantata is often performed. Check the bulletin for times of practice. Contact Torie Susan or the Church Office if you are interested in joining or have questions.

Crop Walk
Crop Walk Icon Usually, held the first Sunday in October, Crop Walk is an opportunity to alleviate hunger through the simple act of walking. Join with other participants on the walking track at Walker Township Park, located on the north side of Route 75, just west of the Route 322 Port Royal Exit. Check our bulletin for time of Registration and when the walk begins. It's also an opportunity to improve your health while benefiting many others.

Donate Blood
Give Blood Contact the American Red Cross or check the list of places on the Bulletin Board. Every minute of every day, someone needs blood. That blood can only come from a volunteer donor, a person like you who makes the choice to donate. There is no substitute for your donation. When you make a blood donation, you join a very select group of people. Currently only 3 out of every 100 people in America donate blood.

Fitness Class
Fitness Take this opportunity to get in shape, both physically and spiritually. They meet each Monday night for about an hour, followed by devotions. Please For question or details, see Mandy Brown, or the Church Office.

Food Pantry Challenge
Groceries The Juniata County Food Pantry is counting on you to donate non-perishable food items, house-hold goods, bathroom supplies, or personal hygiene items. Please check Sunday worship bulletins or monthly Newsletters to learn what is needed for the current month. Place items in the narthex Collection Bin.

Mission Offerings
Offering Learn about the several Mission Offerings that we receive to support various ministries both local and international. Each month we emphasize a different outreach ministry.

Offering Envelopes
Offering Envelopes Think about using a Church Offering envelope if you want a year-end report of your giving. It's also a nice way to keep your contribution a private matter. If you do not already use envelopes and would like to start, please inform the Church Secretary.

Small Groups
Small Groups The Men's Small Group will meet the first and third Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M.; the Women's Small Group will meet the second and fourth Sunday evenings at 7:00 P.M.; the Couples Group #1 will meet the first and third Sundays at 6:00 P.M.; and the Couples Group #2 will meet the second and fourth Sundays at 6:00 P.M. Any questions? Ask your small group leader.

Volley Ball
Volley Ball Everyone needs spiritual growth and physical exercise to maintain a good life. Over the Winter season, we offer both through the excitement of Volleyball and a quick biblical discussion. Please ask the Church Office about dates and times.

Volunteers Needed
Helping Hands Helping hands are always needed to set up tables and chairs, act as the Overseer of events, assist with Vacation Bible School, participate in a drama, decorate a parade float, sing in the adult choir, deliver Harvest Home goods to needy families, remove snow from sidewalks, plant flowers, or trim bushes. Most times, specific talents or skills are not as important as your willingness.

Weis Card
Weis Card Every time you use your Weis pre-paid shopping card, the participating store will donate 5% of the sale to the Bunkertown Church of the Brethren. If Weis is your grocery store of choice, then why not benefit yourself and our church.
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