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GSDAC Newsletter 05/16/2020

Updated: May 16, 2020


Happy Sabbath 05/16/2020

Yesterday, Governor Wolf announced Adams County is in the yellow phase, as of midnight, Friday 05/22/2020. What does this mean? It means that we will be having physical church very soon. with many safety precautions. There will be more information coming next week in the blog..Read more about what the yellow phase means.

Meet Willow!  The COVID -19 Virus has stolen some of the attention from this little one. Willow is the daughter of Ben Kiessling and Holly Ruppert, born March 1!  According to grandma, she weighed in approximately 7 lbs 3 oz. and 19.2 inches. She's just beautiful! Congratulations Ben and Holly & Ken and Louise! May God's blessings be upon little Willow! Cards of congratulations can be sent to the Kiesslings, 1055 Littlestown Road, Littlestown, PA 17340

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Did you know that Louella and Henry are grandparents too? Julie and Ryan Lindaberry gave birth to their little bundle of joy, Mia Avery, on May 3, 2020!  She weighed in at 6 lbs 10 oz. and is 19 inches long. Congratulations and blessings for Mia from all of us! She's adorable! Louella reports there will be a rescheduled shower sometime in the not so distant future. In the meantime, if you would like to send a card of congratulations.please send to:

The Lindaberrys,
648 Locke Height,
Bangor PA 18013

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"What God Did When His People Could Not Get Along" is the topic of Pastor Lynnwood's sermon, today
Acts 6:1  Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists[a] arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution.

Click Here for Pastor Lynn's LiveStream message airing at 11:10, 05/16.2020


Look what $100 can buy!There is STILL a skeleton staff managing over 650 families totaling over 1800 people at SCCAP. 

The Gettysburg SDA Church will be making brown bag lunches under the supervision of Brittany Noss. Both funds and volunteers are need for this project. If you would like to help please contact Brittany Noss at 717-398-5118 OR Facebook Messenger. To make donations  please write check to the Gettysburg SDA Church and write in the memo line,  ADOPT A NEIGHBOR.

SCCAP, Lisa Beaver and Brittany Noss thank you, in advance, for your generosity of time and/or funds, during this unprecedented, emergency, time of need!

FROM: Bill Waring and the Hanover SDA Church

Zoom Sabbath School Class

 will begin at 9:30 on Sabbath morning.  You can enter the meeting as early as 9:00 for meditative music with Praise, Testimony and Prayer requests starting at 9:15.  This week's lesson is, "Languages, Text, and Context"

This the final weekend for The Hope Awakens Seminar

This Friday evening at 7pm and on Sabbath at 2pm and 7pm, Pastor Bradshaw will conclude the live presentations.  The next stage of the outreach is Hope Awakens Communities.  Please pray that our guests will be interested in connecting with these online groups to continue a journey with Jesus!

The 100 Days of Prayer study guide for this week is available HERE

If you have interesting tidbits of news please send it to me, at gettysburg.adventist@gmail.com  I would especially like photos of those helping with the SCCAP - ADOPT A FAMILY Bagged Lunch Project!

Since we can't pass the collection plate, it's important to support the church as best we can during this time. There are two ways to give:

  2. Mail: Gettysburg Seventh-day Adventist Church, PO Box 3038, Gettysburg PA 17325

We thank you in advance for supporting our church!


Enjoy nature! It's going to be a beautiful day!  
God is Good All of the Time! 

Hoping you all have a Happy Sabbath to remember! May God keep you safe and healthy!

Susan Karppala
Gettysburg SDA Communications