Latest News and Events

Summer VBS

posted Jun 4, 2018, 5:06 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 5:16 AM ]


June 25th - 29th
Monday - Friday   9am - 12 noon
Ages 4 to 10
 
To register online CLICK HERE

Photos from last year

You can always talk to our Adult Station Leaders to see what’s going on and check on their needs: 
Pastor Steve: Opening/Closing/Worship
Donna Sleap: Story
Linda Donner: Snacks and kitchen crew
John Bidwell and Lori Abbott: Music
Lynda Vandermeer: Crafts
Jim Mohr: Science
Chris Zimmer: Mission
Diane Riegel: Decorations and Set-up
Recreation: NEED SOMEONE
Registration/check-in/check-out: Rich

Mission Outreach

posted Apr 23, 2018, 5:20 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated Jun 10, 2018, 1:56 PM ]

Thursday, June 28th
It's our turn at the KEN PRES FOOD PANTRY & SOUP LUNCH. It looks like
we need just one more person to sign up on the Mission Outreach bulletin board.

DEERHURST MINI MART. 
Once a month you have this opportunity to help us keep the Deacon's Food Cupboard stocked. Purchase what you like from the table in the narthex and leave it in the shopping cart. We do the rest. 
Thank you for your business!

Great Deerhurst Auction

posted Apr 16, 2018, 5:15 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated May 30, 2018, 4:47 AM ]

November 18th - Save the Date!!

Plans are underway for this major fundraiser, supporting our Church budget. 

For this Church Wide Event, we will need YOUR HELP in many areas: 
Theme Development, Gift Gathering, Food, Community Networking, Decorations & more! 
Are you ready? Please let Rich know, especially if you’ve worked on an Auction Fundraiser before!!! 
Many hands make light work!

New Church Directory

posted Apr 9, 2018, 4:49 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated Apr 9, 2018, 4:55 AM ]

The Membership Committee is in the process of composing a new church directory for distribution Fall of 2018.

Committee members will be in the back of the Sanctuary after church with name and address lists for
members to review and mark accordingly; either confirming that the information stays the same or that changes need to be made. Please stop by before leaving church. 

If you prefer, you may make your updates online by Clicking HERE 

Thank you!

Youth and Children's Ministries

posted Apr 9, 2018, 4:44 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated Jun 10, 2018, 1:58 PM ]

What words of encouragement can you use today? Please visit the YCMC Bulletin Board across from the Library (often), and “take what you need”. Help yourself with the positive affirmations you need right now and  into the future. It will be refilled regularly.

Church School classes. Pre-K to 5th class is back on the first floor, Room #113. Please pick-up your
children in the hall outside the classroom at 11:15. Jr & Sr Highs will be dismissed from their
classrooms and meet their parents in Memorial Hall

UPCOMING EVENTS . . . . for Youth and Children

 June 25th to 29th  Summer VBS
Sign-up to help. 
Check out and Sign-up to attend using the Deerhurst Website link

 July 13th is the next opportunity to help serve dinner at Friend’s of Night. 4:00 until about 7:30 pm. 
WE NEED AT LEAST 5 PEOPLE TO MAKE THIS A SMOOTH EXPERIENCE. 
Both Steve and Rich can drive, so we can take up to 6 Youth. First come, first served. Please sign up and plan to keep your commitment.

Watch for upcoming Partnering with Parents events: 
Youth-Children-Family events for the entire family to enjoy together. Timely “hot topics” videos, an Ice Cream Sundae Sunday, Mom/Dad/ Son/ Daughter “Date Night” events, maybe a Buffalo Bisons Game and more!

Ride for Roswell

posted Apr 2, 2018, 3:31 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated Apr 2, 2018, 3:33 AM ]

Saturday, June 23, 2018
Deerhurst has participated in this community event since 2005. Through the years, our church’s outreach to the RFR has contributed 10’s of thousands of dollars to help in cancer research.
We are preparing for this year’s effort in a spirit of renewal and hope. Mark Fera has volunteered to be the team captain. Families, couples, youth, and friends in the community are all welcome to join the ‘Deerhurst Disciples’. You can register at the “Ride for Roswell” website www.rideforroswell.org as a rider, a volunteer or donate to any of our riders. 
The registration fee for riders is $20. The minimum fundraising commitment is $200 for adults (or $500 for the Canada route) and $50 for youth riders (ages 17 and under). Please see Mark for helpful tips and tools to reach
your fundraising goal. Collectively, we are Deerhurst Strong!

Sociables

posted Mar 5, 2018, 5:08 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 5:24 AM ]

Friday, June 15th - BISON BASEBALL GAME! 
Tickets have been ordered for the BUFFALO BISONS vs ROCHESTER baseball
game on Friday, June 15th at 7:00 pm. Donna Sleap will let you know when she has them.
Cost will be $11.00 each.

Saturday, July 28th
Our next event will be a BACK YARD BARBEQUE
Save the Date! More details to come.

Adult Christian Ed

posted Jan 8, 2018, 7:24 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated May 21, 2018, 4:47 AM ]

Meditation with Reverend Steve, Sundays @ 4:30 pm

Women's Bible Study Wednesdays @ 10:30 am
Donna is ready to start a new session. This session will be based on the book The Heart of the Story

Prayer Time at Deerhurst Thursdays, @ 7:00 pm
Reverend Steve is having time for prayer in the sanctuary every week Thursday


All of the opportunities have sign up sheets on the Adult Christian Education bulletin board. 
The committee is always looking for new programs and classes that will interest the congregation. 
If you have an idea please contact any committee member-Kirsten Helm, Donna Sleap, Bill Walsh, or Chris Zimmer.

Gleam and Glimmer

posted Sep 27, 2017, 2:29 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated Jun 4, 2018, 5:20 AM ]

Gleam & Glimmer, a stained glass shop in North Tonawanda, has our old Deerhurst window glass and is currently making beautiful glass “ornaments” using the glass.  
They are “suncatchers” and the artist so far has made an Angel, Cross and Celtic Knot.  
You can contact her about what she has available.  
Specify you are interested in Deerhurst glass pieces.  
You can also sign up to take a class and use the glass for the project if appropriate.

Gleam & Glimmer
34 Webster St
N Tonawanda  14120
Phone: 213-0472
Ask for Suzanne
Hours: 12:30pm – 7 pm Tuesday thru Saturday

Presbyterian Women

posted Oct 3, 2016, 4:52 AM by Deerhurst Church   [ updated May 30, 2018, 4:53 AM ]

June 13 - 6:00 pm
PW will hold their annual banquet June 13 - 6:00 pm at Hide-away Grille in North Tonawanda. 
We are delighted that Karin Ziegler will speak on the topic of how to embrace aging. 
If you have never attended, please consider joining us! The cost is $20.00
To make reservations call Karen Friend or see her in church.

Collecting Receipts from Dash's
While you are cleaning up after the holidays you may find some Dash receipts hanging around. 
Please bring them to the church. PW is still collecting them and redeeming them for cash. 
These monies go to support our Youth activities: camping trips, VBS, scholarships and much more. 
Get in the habit of bringing them in after you shop. 
Just remember that Dash’s will not accept anything dated before 2017.

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