Needs and News



Mission for June & July - School Supplies for Stuffing Book Bags:  Anything from the list that you can contribute will be great.  Please note they need BRAND SPECIFIC.  Place your items in the basket at the back of church.  See Paula E with questions.  Thank you!

Supplies needed:  Crayola Crayons - 8 count; Crayola Crayons - 24 count; Crayola Colored Pencils - 12 count; Elmer's All-Purpose Glue Sticks - 3-count pack (.77 oz); Ticonderoga Pencils - No 2, 12-pack, sharpened; Pencil Sharpener - canister style, 2-hole; Kleenex Tissues - 75 count boxes.

The Christian Education Committee in conjunction with Property Committee are in search of new or gently-used playground equipment to help refresh our existing area for the children to use in the next school year.  We would love to make the outside of our church as inviting to the kids as the inside.  If you can help in any way, please contact Denise J or Stephanie W.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Greeters, Ushers and Liturgists.  Signup sheet is in the back of church.


Chicken BBQ:  Sunday, June 23, 3PM-6PM.  TICKETS ON SALE NOW!!!  SEE DEBBIE FOR YOURS OR CALL THE OFFICE TO RESERVE YOUR MEALS.  Last day to return unsold tickets is June 16.  We need bake sale iems.  Please drop off your labeled and priced baked goods at 2:30PM on Sunday, June 23.

PrideFest:  Saturday, June 1, 12 Noon-5PM.  Food, entertainment, vendors, games, artists, fun.  St Vincent UCC is one of the many proud sponsors of this year's event and we will have a table.  Looking for church "ambassadors" to be on hand wearing our StVUCC t-shirts to welcome visitors and to engage in activities and conversation.  Sign up sheets are in the back of church.  Team leaders are Johnny C, Chris B and Pastor Susan. To find out more, go to

Looking Ahead to June

June 16     Father's Day; Baptism of Alexander James Ulmen

June 23    Chicken BBQ Sunday at St Vincent UCC

June 30    Recognition of graduates

First Fridays in Phoenixville:  September 6, October 4, 2019, downtown Phoenixville.  Food, entertainment, vendors, games artists, fun!  St. Vincent UCC will have a table and we need church "ambassadors" to welcome visitors and to engage in activities and conversation.  Our table will have the new church brochure, family-friendly Jenga game, treasure chest of prizes, kindness rocks, mini prayer shawls, free water bottles.  Sign-up sheets are in the back of the sanctuary.  Team leaders are Johnny C, Chris B, and Pastor Susan.  Learn more at 

Chicken BBQ:  Sunday, October 13, 3PM-6PM.

We have secured Kauffman's BBQ Chicken again for this event. We will be looking for sponsors for various items:  tickets, potatoes, applesauce, pepper cabbage, clam shell containers, rolls, butter, etc.  Watch your bulletins for updates!

"WINNER WINNER, CHICKEN DINNER!" Lotto Chance Calendars for 2020 on sale at the October 13 Chicken BBQ.  The Fundraising Committee will be selling its new "2020 Lotto Calendar."  The cost of each is $30.  Buy a bunch, they would make perfect holiday gifts.  Every month brings lots of winners - don't miss out.  Winning numbers are based on Pennsylvania 3-numbers evening drawing.

Holiday Bazaar: Saturday, November 9, at St. Vincent UCC.  We are planning to hold a church bazaar on the same Saturday as the other churches “on the Ridge.”  We are looking for vendors to rent tables. We will be selling light fare from the kitchen, soup, cookies, jams, jellies. Check your attics and basements for any jelly or quart jars that you would be willing to donate.  Also watch the yard sales and flea markets for treasures to sell.  St. Vincent will have a table.  If you or someone you know knits, crochets, crafts, etc. and would be willing to make some things to be sold on our church table, everything is welcome!  Handmade/homemade items are always a big seller. Dish cloths, scrubbies, hot pads, and the like, blankets, small crafts, needle works, etc.  Questions?  Please contact Debbie R, Brenda M or Linda G with any questions.