THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Whoever wishes to be my follower must deny his very self, take up his cross each day, and follow in my steps.
– Luke 9:23
The Mission Committee is collecting items each month that will benefit community agencies. Please bring your donations and place them in the grocery cart in fellowship hall.
March- Food Bank -non-perishable food items
April – Baby Month – disposable diapers and wipes
May- Personal Care Items
June – Food Bank
EASTER SUNDAY DINNER – The Mission Committee is hosting lunch at 12:30 pm on April 5. Please help invite college students that will be in town and international members of the community to join Central members in the meal. Lamb, ham and yeast rolls will be provided and church members are asked to bring a side dish. Members and families are welcome. Sign up in fellowship hall or contact Amanda Davis to let her know what you will bring.
Surrell Scholarship applications are now available in the church office. Funds are available for graduating seniors and current college students (including non-traditional) who are part of the CPC family, whether by membership or participation in church life. Applications must be returned to the church office by April 30, 2015 to be considered.
Adult Sunday School class – A class on Faith and Science goes through April 12. Scott Paul-Bonham facilitates the discussion in fellowship hall classroom A/B. All adults and youth are welcome.
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: Faith and Science – FH Classroom A/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!
The Lenten Series continues each Sunday evening through March 29. Supper is from 5:15 – 6:00; Worship at 6:00; Classes are 6:1 5-7:30. The Mission Committee is serving lasagna for supper on March 22. Andrew Conner will lead the discussion of Inhabiting Eden for the adult class. Classes for youth and children are held and childcare for preschool and younger children is provided.
Continue to bring the plastic caps and lids. They will be given to Art Totality for another bench.
Dates for your planning calendar:
March 1 – 29 Lenten Series each Sunday 5:15 – 7:30pm
HOLY WEEK – March 29 – Palm Sunday; April 2 – Maundy Thursday service at 7pm; April 3 – Good Friday service at 12pm
April 5 – Easter
April 19 LIFE (Creation/Earth Day) 11:45 – 1:00 pm
April 24-26 Pyoca Family Retreat
May 17 – Youth Sunday and youth group fundraiser lunch
May 24 – Pentecost; LIFE lunch and program
June 14-18 VBS
To see the newly approved W4.900 go to: http://us2.campaign-archive1.com/?u=6b9684549f71dad0faabb3811&id=f3f7a65798&e=6256cce81d
Church Calendar for March 20 – 28, 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; Baptism
5:15 pm Lenten Supper and Classes
11:00 am Family Prayer Group
10:00 am Seekers and Searchers Women’s Bible Study
5:30 pm Youth Design Team
7:00 pm Choir Easter Rehearsal
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
12:30 pm Personnel Committee
1:30 pm Celebration of Life for Sandy Mead
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:
Simone Cline, Susan Powers, Shirley Slutz 3/20; Christopher Moulton 3/21; Ridge Holder, Tebby Miller 3/23; Brad Bough 3/25; Rachel Ourand 3/27
Reminders for Sunday, March 22
Liturgist: Joyce Cook
Children’s Moment: Scott & Donna Paul-Bonham
Greeters: Steve Templeton & Robin Danek
Ushers: Max & Carolyn Payne, Donna Wilson, Lance & Brenda Weatherwax
Hosts: Murray & Eunice Pate
Session Open & Close: Joe Harder, Bob McLaughlin
Bus Assistant: Erin Pugh
Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, March 22, 2015,
the Fifth Sunday in Lent (Year B)
HOW TO REACH US:
- Pastor – Lant Davis: Lant@thcpc.org
- Christian Educator – Cheryl Moles: Cheryl@thcpc.org
- Church/Financial Secretary – Sarah Kelsheimer: Sarah@thcpc.org
- Youth Director – Tiffany Grossman: email@example.com
- Music Director – Mark Carlisle: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Organist – Jonathan Rudy: email@example.com
- Facility information/concerns – firstname.lastname@example.org
Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org