Committees & Groups
There are a myriad of opportunities at Faith to help create, celebrate, and make a Joy filled noise! Here is a brief listing:
 
Sharing Circles (Bible Study and discussion)
 
  • Florence’s Circle: meets 2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 1:30
  • Elizabeths’ Circle: meets 1st & 3rd Mondays at 1:30
  • Secretaries’ Circle: meets 2nd & 4th Mondays at 2:00
  • Ladies’ Circle: meets 4th Wednesdays at 1:30
  • Apple Biters Circle: meets 1st Wednesday at 7:00 pm
     
Sunday School (classes for ages 3 yrs to 103 yrs) – held Sundays Sept thru May 9:00 to 9:45 - 14 teachers team teach five classes
 
Prayer Circle (Keeps a daily prayer list of folks as requested) - Phone Carol Koch with request 570--788-1038
 
Sr. Choir (practices Thursday evenings 7:00) Leads singing at 10:00 service
 
Relay for Life (Raises money for American Cancer Society Jan thru June)
 
Lucky Number Project (Tickets sold twice a year, based on the evening Lottery) - $10 per ticket which is good for three months
 
Altar Committee (Cares for altar area and prepares communion)
 
Parents’ Grief Support Group (Meet 1st Monday 7:00 pm)
 
Confirmation Class (6th grade and older youth meet September thru June)
 
Clean Teams (Six teams of 6 people each take turns cleaning the church every other week)
 
Faith Quilters (Meet every Thursday 6-8 pm)
 
Fundraising Committee: Meets 1st Monday at 7:00 pm
 
  • Plans
    • Book Sale in March
    • Faith Fest in June and
    • Holiday Bazaar in November
       
Fibromyalgia Support Group (Meet 1st Wednesday 6-8)

Women of Faith: Meets 2nd Wednesdays at 7:00 pm
 
  • Plans
    • Rummage Sales in May and October
    • Pie Sales throughout the year
    • Peach Festival in August
    • Golden Book Collection
    • Cold Hands Warm Hearts Project
    • Funeral Suppers
       
Consistory: Meet the 2nd Monday of the month
 
  • Twelve elected people plus Pastor, who organize and lead the church.
  • Committee Work: Christian Education, Financial Advisers, Property, Worship, Staff & Personnel, Communications, Outreach
     
Community Yard Sales (Held three times a Summer)
Blind Faith Youth Group (Meet monthly)
 
  • Plan
    • Service projects (Trash walks, Mission trips, painting, cleaning, helping)
    • Fun Activities (Lock-Ins, Ice Skating, Camp Outs)
    • Educational Events (New Jersey Retreats, Souper Bowl Sunday)
       
Bingo Committee: (Meet Quarterly to help organize Friday Night Bingo)
 
  • Set- Up work schedule for Kitchen and Runners
  • Work Bingo every Friday night, doors open at 4:30, Kitchen at 5:00, games
    begin at 6:00
     
Faith Gardeners (Care and Feeding of our gardens as needed)
Worship Workers: People needed weekly for various positions including…
 
  • Sound Technicians
  • Camera People to record service
  • Lay Readers
  • Greeters
  • Ushers
  • Communion Servers
  • Money Counters
     
Pastoral Services;

  • Nursing Home Services (Laurels and High Rise)
  • Weddings
  • Baptisms
  • Funerals
  • New Members
  • Home Communions (three times a year or as requested)
  • Hospital Visits
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Pastoral Care Visits
     
Pastoral Care Team (Delivers Communion three times a year)
 
  • Team of 6 folks who have been trained to help do Pastoral Communions.
     
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Committees and Groups