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Annual Events

At the United Church of Schellsburg, we have many activities that our membership enjoys.  We open our doors to the community to take part in these activies and know the joy we have in celebrating God’s love and promise He has for all His children.

Women’s Society Easter Egg Making

The largest fund raiser at our church is the Women’s Society Easter egg sales.  Beginning in early February we begin taking orders for these delicious peanut butter and coconut eggs.  There is a job for everyone from 4 yrs old to 100+.  Friday evenings are set aside for making the filling and Saturdays are for molding, coating, trimming and wrapping the eggs.  We welcome community volunteers and love when the children of the church bring their friends to help.  Our kitchen is state certified. And we have members on staff who hold current food handler certificates.  Orders can be placed with members or by calling the church office.

Easter Egg Hunt

This program is organized by our Christian Education committee and is an event our Youth Group takes the most credit in running the show.  The Youth Group members look foward to selecting the candy and prizes, filling the eggs (over 500 for sure), grouping prizes by age group and then HIDING THE EGGS ALL OVER THE LAWN of the Schellsburg Community Park.  The EASTER BUNNY always stops by too! And because hunting for eggs is tough work, we thank all the volunteers who bring baked goods and drinks.  During inclement weather we don’t let down the little ones - we hold the egg hunt in the church building.

Chili Cook-Off

Held in late October each year is our annual Chili Cook-Off.  2016 was our 10th annual and was a success.  This event hosts All-You-Can-Eat Chili and Cornbread for $5 a person.  For your enjoyment we have door prizes and basket raffles going on during the 11:30 to 2pm supper. Come as you are on a beautiful fall afternoon in the quaint town of Schellsburg. We enjoy visting with passerbys who have stopped in while in the area taking in the fall foliage.  The Women’s Society hosts a bake sale in case you’d like a little desert with your lunch or a beautiful delicious pie for dinner.  Kids have a good time as well.  Can’t go wrong with a good bowl of chili. Door prizes are given out all during the event and baskets winners are selected at the end of the event. We’ll call you if you’ve won, but had to be on your way.  We appreciate you supporting our event for funding our missions.

Hanging of the Greens - Community Caroling

This is a wonderful experience to visit our church and enjoy the afternoon in Schellsburg.  Come join us for our worship service which is the annual Advent Play  put on by our youth.  Each year our Director finds a new play keeping in mind the age and numbers of our youth.  Because of this we can expect a new play and twist on the advent theme from contemporary to historic.  Afterwards it the hanging of the greens where we decorate the entire church inside and out to reflect the excitement of the celebration of the birth of Jesus.  While those of us are decorating there are just as many others in the kitchen preparing the banquet of casseroles, salads, sweets and desserts for the brunch.  There’s plenty to go around for all guests. Finally, take a quick trip home and be back in town for the decorating of the Schellsburg town tree hosted by the Schellsburg and Old Log Church Historical Society.  Santa is there to listen with great joy the wishes of children. Hot chocolate, coffee and delicious treats await all who come and help with decorating the tree.  Join in with the members of the United Church of Schellsburg to sing Christmas carols both reverent and fun.  Stay for the main event when they honor a long standing member of the area and learn of their life, talents, and remembrances of times of the past. Who will it be this year?
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We are a church  welcoming everyone as they are.
Together we grow a just and peaceful world.
© 2016 The United Church of Schellsburg UCC. All rights reserved.

Annual Events

At the United Church of Schellsburg, we have many activities that our membership enjoys.  We open our doors to the community to take part in these activies and know the joy we have in celebrating God’s love and promise He has for all His children.

Women’s Society Easter Egg

Making

The largest fund raiser at our church is the Women’s Society Easter egg sales.  Beginning in early February we begin taking orders for these delicious peanut butter and coconut eggs.  There is a job for everyone from 4 yrs old to 100+.  Friday evenings are set aside for making the filling and Saturdays are for molding, coating, trimming and wrapping the eggs.  We welcome community volunteers and love when the children of the church bring their friends to help.  Our kitchen is state certified. And we have members on staff who hold current food handler certificates.  Orders can be placed with members or by calling the church office.

Easter Egg Hunt

This program is organized by our Christian Education committee and is an event our Youth Group takes the most credit in running the show.  The Youth Group members look foward to selecting the candy and prizes, filling the eggs (over 500 for sure), grouping prizes by age group and then HIDING THE EGGS ALL OVER THE LAWN of the Schellsburg Community Park.  The EASTER BUNNY always stops by too! And because hunting for eggs is tough work, we thank all the volunteers who bring baked goods and drinks.  During inclement weather we don’t let down the little ones - we hold the egg hunt in the church building.

Chili Cook-Off

Held in late October each year is our annual Chili Cook- Off.  2016 was our 10th annual and was a success.  This event hosts All-You-Can-Eat Chili and Cornbread for $5 a person.  For your enjoyment we have door prizes and basket raffles going on during the 11:30 to 2pm supper. Come as you are on a beautiful fall afternoon in the quaint town of Schellsburg. We enjoy visting with passerbys who have stopped in while in the area taking in the fall foliage.  The Women’s Society hosts a bake sale in case you’d like a little desert with your lunch or a beautiful delicious pie for dinner.  Kids have a good time as well.  Can’t go wrong with a good bowl of chili. Door prizes are given out all during the event and baskets winners are selected at the end of the event. We’ll call you if you’ve won, but had to be on your way.  We appreciate you supporting our event for funding our missions.

Hanging of the Greens -

Community Caroling

This is a wonderful experience to visit our church and enjoy the afternoon in Schellsburg.  Come join us for our worship service which is the annual Advent Play put on by our youth.  Each year our Director finds a new play keeping in mind the age and numbers of our youth.  Because of this we can expect a new play and twist on the advent theme from contemporary to historic.  Afterwards it the hanging of the greens where we decorate the entire church inside and out to reflect the excitement of the celebration of the birth of Jesus.  While those of us are decorating there are just as many others in the kitchen preparing the banquet of casseroles, salads, sweets and desserts for the brunch.  There’s plenty to go around for all guests. Finally, take a quick trip home and be back in town for the decorating of the Schellsburg town tree hosted by the Schellsburg and Old Log Church Historical Society.  Santa is there to listen with great joy the wishes of children. Hot chocolate, coffee and delicious treats await all who come and help with decorating the tree.  Join in with the members of the United Church of Schellsburg to sing Christmas carols both reverent and fun.  Stay for the main event when they honor a long standing member of the area and learn of their life, talents, and remembrances of times of the past. Who will it be this year?