“View From My Window” by Pastor Everhart I made a call to set up an appointment with a tax guy (it’s like making a dentist appointment for your money – even if it goes well you come out numb for a while & it’s never painless). The receptionist told me I have to talk directly to the preparer but he’s with another client: “He’ll call you back in a few minutes,” she says. I have another call I want to make but do I wait for the taxologist to call me first (he can’t make an appointment with my voicemail)? It’s twenty minutes later & I could have made my other call twice. Forty minutes later I get the call for which I’ve been waiting. While I’m on the phone scheduling the appointment my phone is buzzing with an incoming call. The tax guy is telling me he’s booked solid for the next two weeks but has a few openings the following week that he expects to be snatched up quickly (he specializes in clergy taxes: the IRS has special rules for ministers that require special preparers). Talking to this guy is like talking to a doctor or lawyer so I dare not put him on hold to get the next call. Luckily the incoming caller leaves a message. I get off the phone, listen to my voicemail, call the person back to answer their question and of course…I get their voicemail. He texts me back that he got the message I left in response to his message. I grew up in a home with a party line (if under 40 Google “party line telephones”). Back then we couldn’t have a private conversation; today we can’t have a real one. Welcome to To Know Him & To Make Him Known Lead Pastor: Pastor Joel Everhart Associate/Youth Pastor: Pastor LeRoy Bunker Board Members: Vickie Blevins: Secretary, Emily Strine: Treasurer Greg Geiman, Dave Mickley, Rick Quinn & Andy Storm Take some time to visit our website: www.eastberlinassembly.org To see more events, select Calendar. To schedule the facilities for use, please see or email Deb Flickinger at: [email protected] Another way to stay connected? Find us on Facebook: New Life A/G & Amplified Youth Ministry 2136 Baltimore Pike / PO Box 492 East Berlin, PA 17316 717-259-9941 www.eastberlinassembly.org Note: Pink Day is being rescheduled due to weather concerns Announcements: A donation box is in the foyer for donations of school supplies for students in the Harrisburg School District. Items to be donated: pencils, pens, glue sticks, erasers, scissors, pocket folders, pencil cases, packaged lined paper, lined notebooks, rulers, colored pencils & markers. Healing Service: Sunday evening March 8 at 6 p.m. The Annual Business Meeting will be held Sunday Evening, March 15th at 6 p.m. All able members should attend. LADIES TEA: Saturday March 21st at 1 pm. Cost is $12/lady; Sunday, February 22, 2015 9:00 am: Sunday School 10:00 am: Morning Worship Service Sermon: “Nehemiah Please Step Forward” Neh 2 Children’s Church: Please bring your child back to sign them in and out for safety reasons. 4:00 pm: TBQ Practice 6:00 pm: Evening Service, Youth & Kid’s Club friends will be in the foyer to help you register. Family Worship Sun morn March 29th: Kids in sanctuary. Upcoming Events: Tomorrow 6:30: Open Gym Volley Ball, everyone welcome! Wednesday: 7 pm Bible Study, Girl’s Club & Royal Rangers Thursday: Open Gym Field Hockey Fri-Sun: Kid’s Break Away, Carlisle, PA. Saturday: TURN YOUR CLOCKS AHEAD ONE HOUR! Coming Soon: Crown Financial Class: Learn how to manage ur money Biblically. It will help u organize ur priorities, pay off ur debts and get on a path to a healthier budget & a more secure future. See Bob or Angie Kline if you are interested in joining such a class: 292-5706 or [email protected] Scheduling is flexible. Milk or dark chocolate covered peanut butter eggs are available at a cost of $1/egg. Proceeds benefit a mission trip to Alaska. See Deb Flickinger or Carrie Batts for information; orders must be placed by March 15.
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