March 8 – March 15, 2020

The Second Sunday of Lent

Readings for Sunday

First Lesson                                 Genesis 12:1-4a

Psalm                                               Psalm 121

Second Lesson                         Romans 4:1-5, 13-17

Gospel                                            John 3:1-17



Team Jesus Seniors will meet with Miss Connie Sunday morning. 

Lenten Small Group Opportunities: Reading, discussion, and prayer around the Confessional Statement: Reclaiming Jesus; Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, co-signatory. Meetings are March 1 – 29th on the following days:

  • Sundays after coffee hour
  • Wednesdays after noon Eucharist
  • Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m.


Next week at St. Margaret’s (March 8 – March 15, 2020):

Sunday: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Benedictine Spirituality group. All are welcome!

Lenten small study group after Coffee hour.

7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous meeting

Monday: Lenten small study group 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Secretary in Church Office

12 Noon – Healing Service with Eucharist

Lenten small group study after Eucharist.

7:30 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous meeting.

Coffee Hour Volunteers – There are still a couple of Sundays in March that need someone to host. Please let Sue Schaffner know if you can help out! Thank you in advance.

Upcoming Events

March 14th – St. Margaret’s Second Annual International Pot Luck at 6 pm.  Hope you can come, enjoy the scrumptious food and wonderful fellowship. Feel free to wear a costume, hat, pin or shirt representing another country. If you have not received the sign up online, go to  Or call Janice at 484-358-6093

March 20th: Faith night at the PPL Center to cheer on the Phantoms!

 May 30th – St. Margaret’s Community Yard Sale – Start cleaning out your basements now! More details to follow.

Going Deeper/Benedictine Spirituality Group meets here at the church on the first and third Mondays of the month from 2:00-3:30 p.m. All are invited!

Benedictine Oblate Chapter meets here at the church on the second Sunday of the month, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (All are invited!)

St. Margaret’s Mission Statement

The St. Margaret’s Church family welcomes all people, reaches out to the community, and grows as we share our life in Christ.