BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT
Saturday, August 14th, 2021
11AM-3PM
500 Backpacks & School Supplies
Free Hot Dogs, Chips, & Refreshments
First Come, First Served

 HOLY SPIRIT LUTHERAN CHURCH
1220 BAYSHORE ROAD​, VILLAS, NJ 08251​
​609-886-2414
HOLYSPIRITLUTHERAN@COMCAST.NET
​FACEBOOK.COM/HOLYSPIRITVILLAS/
CHURCH OFFICE--WEDNESDAYS--5PM TO 7PM
FOOD PANTRY--EVERY THURSDAY & THE LAST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH--10AM TO 1PM
SEE BELOW ON HOME & GENERAL INFO PAGE FOR CORONAVIRUS UPDATES
WORSHIP SERVICE W/HOLY COMMUNION--IN-PERSON & CONFERENCE CALL--SUNDAYS--10:30AM

MISSION STATEMENT

We, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of The Holy Spirit,

are people of God, who are called by the Holy Spirit to pray,

worship, joyfully proclaim Jesus Christ, & compassionately witness serve others in Christian love.

RUMMAGE SALE
Saturday, August 14th, 2021
8AM-3PM
Name Your Own Price
All Money Goes Towards Our

Capital Improvement Fund
Books, Household Items, Decorations, Dishes & Glassware, Toys, Games, & So Much More

CHURCH COUNCIL

We invite you to share your comments, concerns, questions, or joys with one of our council members who can bring it back to our meetings. Visitors are welcome to attend our meetings & listen to what is going on in & around the church. Our next meeting will be Tuesday, August 10th, 2021, at 6PM, In-Person in the Fellowship Hall & on our Conference Call #1-657-390-7423.

FOOD PANTRY

​​​We are open from 10AM to 1PM Every Thursday & the Last Saturday of Every Month. Pre-Packed Bags, along with Extra Donated Items are available once a month. Please remember to bring some form of verification of residency. Call the Church Office for more information or stop​ in for assistance. A special

thank you to one and all in the community that have provided

various donations and support to our food pantry!

COVID UPDATES

(updated Wednesday, 5/12/21)

We continue to operate in a hybrid manner by holding our In-Person Worship Services in

conjunction with our Conference Call. If you are not able to join us in person on Sunday, please

feel free to Call in to our # 1-657-390-7423. If this does not allow you to gain access please utilize

our other # 1-701-802-5170 & the access code 8221190,then hit the # key. Log in & announce

your name. Do not forget to grab a cracker or piece of bread, along with juice or wine,

so we can have Holy Communion together.

Our Church Council Meetings will also be occurring in a hybrid manner. They will be In-Person &

on the Conference Call every second Tuesday of the month at 6PM.

We are in the process of restarting some of our Groups & Bible Study. Stay posted for

additional updates. However, our coffee hours remain cancelled at this time.

Our Food Pantry Hours continue to be every Thursday from 10AM-1PM, & the Last
Saturday of the month from 10AM-1PM, with continued safety measures in place.

We will continue to review the Center for Disease Control (CDC),
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), New Jersey Synod ELCA, 
New Jersey Office of Homeland Security & Preparedness (OHSP), & Governor
Murphy's Considerations for In-Person Worship & Gatherings moving forward.

If you, or someone you know, whether they are from our congregation or not,
desires to have Holy Communion by phone, please notify Pastor Leah.

Pastor Leah, Vincent, & Heather are available by phone at any time, day or night.

Please do not hesitate to call for any reason.

Pastor Leah Lavelle (Reverend)
609-889-1221 (home) or 609-408-4445 (cell)
revlavelle@comcast.net (email)

Vincent Piekarski (Church Council President, Mental Health Advocate)
412-225-0287 (personal cell) or 609-402-5923 (work cell)
vpie8282@gmail.com (email)

Heather Piekarski (Church Office Staff, Masters in Social Work)
724-875-6895 (cell)
hstitelyadpc@yahoo.com (email)