CPC e-news for February 13, 2015


 Church Calendar for February 13 – 21, 2015

For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

8:45 am  Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship
12:00 pm New Officer (Session & Deacons) Training
5:00 pm Supper and Youth Movie Night at Centenary

Church office closed for President’s Day

5:15 pm LIFE Pancake supper and Lent activities
5:30 pm Worship Commission
5:30 pm Finance Commission
6:00 pm Mission Committee
6:30 pm Facilities Commission

11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
7:00 pm Ash Wednesday Service

9:00 am Officer Retreat – Session & Deacons
1:00 pm Commission & Committees meet


Special Adult Sunday School class – Feb. 15, 9:30 am – Homosexuality and the Bible – led by Lant Davis.  All adults and youth are welcome.

Josh Powers invites anyone who would like to know more about SAWs and its disabled ramp ministry in Terre Haute and learn how ramps are made to come to a training session on the “How To’s Of Ramp Construction” on Saturday February 14th at ISU from 11:30 am to 3:00 pm.  See details at: file:///C:/Users/cheryl/Downloads/SAWs%20Team%20Training%20Invite.pdf

A sign-up for flowers has been posted in the fellowship hall.  The cost for the flowers is $33 per Sunday.  Sign up today for the day you would like to donate flowers.  You may also call the church office to see if your special Sunday is available.

Family Prayer Group –   Will not meet on Feb. 16

Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108;  Elementary – room 202; Middle School and High School – room 201; Adults and Young Adults: Coffee and Conversation – FH classroom A; Christian Studies – FH classroom B; Christian Parenting – FH Classroom C.

The Sunday School offering is money for milk at 14th and Chestnut.  Bring your coins for a little fun while giving this year!

Continue to bring the plastic caps and lids.  They will be given to Art Totality for another bench.

LIFE – Living In Faith Everyday – This is a new Family Ministry Program for 2015.  Church attendance and participation help children grow and learn in a worship community, but parents or guardians and family members are the primary religious educators.  Children develop their faith every day through the examples of their parents and other adults.  There will be 8 programs throughout the year to celebrate as a family the faith formation that occurs in your home.  Please attend as you are able.  The next is Tuesday, February 17 from 5:30 – 7:00pm.  It will be centers to learn more about Ash Wednesday and Lent so that you can come and go at the times that work for you.  The palms from last year will be burned for ashes at 6:30 pm. It is Shrove Tuesday, so there will be pancakes will for supper.  There will be NO T3EM because many commissions are not meeting on that night, but rather for the officer retreat on Saturday, Feb. 21.

Lenten Devotionals and Praying in Color Calendars are available in fellowship hall and the sanctuary.

Ash Wednesday Service – February 18 at 7:00 pm.

What can we do about hunger in our nation other than contribute money?
Bread-for-the-World’s Terre Haute Chapter is sponsoring “An Offering of Letters” at CPC
Please join us on February 18, following the Ash Wednesday Service to write letters to our representatives of Congress.

Dates for your planning calendar:

February 17  LIFE (Lent) 5:15 – 7:00 pm “Open House”

February 18 Ash Wednesday Service 7:00 pm

February 21  Officer Retreat  9:00 am Session & Deacons; 1:00 pm Commissions & Committees; lunch provided for all (Come for lunch to avoid the parking conflict with ISU basketball game.)

February 22-March 29  Lenten Series each Sunday 5:15 – 7:30pm

April 19 LIFE (Creation/Earth Day) 11:45 – 1:00 pm

April 24-26 Pyoca Family Retreat

KOINONIA PRAYER LIST:  In an effort to keep the prayer needs of our family and friends off of the website, you will be receiving a separate email with the Koinonia Prayer List.  The same distribution list is used for both mailings, so if you unsubscribe to one, you have for both.

Happy Birthday to:

Charles Hoffman, George Justus, Curt Pennington 2/13; Lilly Guell, Pam Quiroz 2/15; Cora Glenn, Charlie Weber 2/17; Sean Mang, Hannah Marlow 2/19; John Moulton 2/21

Reminders for Sunday, February 15

Liturgist: Susan Guell
Children’s Moment: Cheri Bradley
Greeters: Donna Garrison, Margaret Tamar
Ushers: Bill & Joyce Cook, Susan Hoffman, Fred Simmons
Hosts: Donna Garrison, Barbara Schmitt
Session Open & Close: Beth Whitaker, Susan Moulton
Bus Assistant: Fred Simmons

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, February 15, 2015,
the Transfiguration of the Lord (Year B)


Staff eMails:

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
resbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org

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