CPC e-news for August 14, 2015

…and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus. 1 Timothy 1:14


 JESUS’ LOVE IS BUBBLIN’ OVER!  Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108;  K-2nd grade elementary – room 202; 3rd – 5th grades elementary – room 103; Middle School Confirmation Class – room 200; High School/Intergenerational Current Event Discussion – room 201; Exploring the Book of Confessions – FH Classroom B; Christian Parenting – FH Classroom C.

The new SUNDAY SCHOOL year begins with the traditional pancake breakfast this Sunday, August 16 at 9:30.  A brief class session will be held at 10:00 am.  (Gluten free pancakes will be available)
The Sunday School offering for milk at 14th and Chestnut continues.

Thank you to those volunteers that taught Sunday School this summer.

The Wednesday Crafters  meet every Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm.  Bring a sack lunch and help with a variety of crafts for the fall Bazaar.

T3EM supper and childcare will be Tuesday, August 18 for meeting night.

The annual CHURCH PICNIC is Sunday, August 30 at Deming Park Lions Shelter #3.  We will start gathering at 4:30 and eat at 5:00.  CLCA will provide chicken and drinks.  Please bring your favorite dish to share.  Don’t forget the lawn chairs and outdoor games.

A new SALT SHAKER dinner season begins in September.  Sign up to meet with other church members for dinner four times during the next year.  The participants are “shaken” to make each dinner group different to give you an opportunity to meet new people and learn new things about old friends.  The host schedules the evening and provides the main dish and the others bring the sides and dessert. Please sign up in fellowship hall by August 23 and indicate if you would like to be host or not and a regular attender or alternate.  Singles and couples are all welcome.

Kid’s Hope – Have you signed up to mentor a child at Deming Elementary with Kid’s Hope? It’s not too late. There will be training sessions to prepare mentors on August 25th at 7:00 pm and September 1 at 7:00 pm.  All mentors need to attend one training session.  for more information to be a mentor, a substitute mentor, or a prayer partner, please contact Suzanne Downs at suzanne@thcpc.org.

Plastic caps are NO longer being collected.

Dates for your planning calendar:


August 16 – Sunday School Kick-off pancake breakfast – 9:30 am

August 23 – Baptism; New member lunch

August 30 – Church Picnic

Church Calendar for July 31 – Aug. 8, 2015
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

10:00 am First shift Air Boat ride for Youth Group
12:00 – 2:00 pm Visitation for Connie Symon at Callahan-Hughes Funeral Home
2:00 pm Service for Connie Symon at Funeral Home
12:30 pm 7th Cents Youth Group picnic lunch at Fairbanks Park – Kiwanis Shelter
1:30 pm Second shift Air Boat rides for Youth Group

9:00 am High Ground rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School Kick-off pancake breakfast
10:00 am Sunday School classes for all ages meet
10:30 am Worship
5:00 pm Lant preaches at Westminster Village

9:00 am Donaghy Day workers 

11:00 am Family Prayer Group

5:15 pm T3EM supper & childcare
5:30 pm Finance Commission meets
5:30 pm Worship Commission meets 
6:00 pm Mission Committee meets
6:30 pm Christian Nurture Commission meets
6:30 pm Church Life Church Action Commission meets
6:30 pm Facilities Commission meets
10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
11:15 am Church Staff meeting



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:
Scot Mardis, Lee Mardis 8/9; Donna Garrison 8/10; Beth Christ, Carolyn Payne 8/12; Max Payne, Leah Ramer 8/13; Luke Bailey, Jack Judge 8/14; Jill Conner, Yeil Kim, Loyal Wilson 8/15

Reminders for Sunday, August 16
Liturgist: Mark Smith
Children’s Moment: Bethann Smith
Greeters: John & Susan Moulton
Ushers: Bill Cook, Susan Hoffman, Fred Simmons, Don Lowder
Hosts: Paul & Linda Shaw
Session Open & Close: Eileen & John Whalen
Bus Assistant: Dave Rader

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, August 16, 2015, the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (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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