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Chestnut Church Weekly Bulletin

Sunday July 30, 2023 

“Jesus came near and said to them, “All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,”

Matthew 28:18-19 CSB

Prayer – 8:45 am –All are invited to a time of prayer located in the room past the bulletin board.

Worship – 9:30 am 

Sermon – Heinrich, Susan, Dave, Lil, and Jeriah will be sharing during the service about their time in Mozambique and South Africa.

Prayer List:  

  • Josiah Nissley- pray for him as he goes on a backpacking and evangelism trip through different areas in Europe, from July 24 to August 7.
  • Omar’s brother, David Stoltzfus, needs prayer for peace and healing, both mentally and physically, after a stomach injury and surgery. Also, pray for his wife Barbie, who is by his side through it all. 
  • Josh Petersheim is traveling to Finland. Pray for safe travels as he learns about a possible opportunity to study there.
  • Trip to Mozambique to celebrate 30 years of the Makhua Xirima Bible Project and the completion of the translation: Dave and Lil Nissley, Jeriah Petersheim, and Heinrich and Susan Botes have all returned safely. We praise God for their safe travels and their willingness to go.

No Sunday School During the summer.

 Important Dates and Information:


  • A fellowship meal will be held this Sunday, July 30th, following the service. Please bring a salad and dessert to share.  
  • Church kitchen renovation: Praise God that we are able to renovate our kitchen. Demolition will begin in August.
  • Children’s devotion time- For most Sundays during the summer we will have a children’s devotion during the service. We need people to sign up for this so please contact one of the elders if you are able to serve in this way.
  • Abide will not be meeting throughout the summer but will resume again in September.
  • “Through the Word” study in Acts on Thursdays at 6:30 pm. Recordings of the study in Acts are available on the new Chestnut Church website. 
  • August 18-20 – Church Camping at Camp Swatara. Contact Wayne Petersheim if your family plans to join the church for a weekend of hiking, campfires, games, and more.
  • Memory verse challenge for kids ages 10-18.  The memory challenge includes memorizing Genesis chapters 1-3, and Romans 1:14-23, 3:18-28 completed by January 31, 2024 and will receive $100.  If you are interested in participating in this, please contact Elmer Lapp. 

Daniel Crandall Pastor: 

Dan Stoltzfus Pastor:  

Wayne Petersheim Elder: 

Heinrich Botes Elder:

Elder team email:

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