CPC e-new for November 7, 2014


It is the simple things of life that make living worthwhile,
the sweet fundamental things such as love and duty,
work and rest, and living close to nature.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Church Calendar for  November 7-14, 2014

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

5:30 pm Doors open for Bazaar Dinner (must have reservations)

8:00 am Annual Holiday Bazaar
8 – 10 am Breakfast available
11am – 2pm Lunch available

8:45 am Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; Stewardship Sunday
1:00 pm Christmas Program Dance Rehearsal
3:00 pm Community Sing Praise at First Baptist Church

11:00 am Family Prayer Group and Lunch – CHANGE OF TIME

10:00 am Fine Arts Committee

11:15 am Church Staff meeting
5:30 pm Deacons meet

7:00 pm Women’s Book Club

9:00 am Strategic Planning Team



If you signed up to write an Advent Devotion for Central Presbyterian, PLEASE GET IT IN NOW.  Please email your devotion to Scott Paul-Bonham at scott.paulbonham@frontier.com.
FALL BAZAAR!!  Friday, November 7th will be a Fall Bazaar dinner and auction.  Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 8.  Breakfast and lunch will be available!
Family Prayer Group – CHANGE OF TIME – The group will now meet at 11:00 am on Mondays for prayer time, but there will not be lunch.  On the 2nd Monday of each month, the group will meet at 11:00 am for prayer and have lunch at noon.  All women that care for the families of our church are welcome to join.  Childcare is provided.

The Mission Committee asks for special donations of diapers and baby wipes this month.  Items may be brought any Sunday and placed in the grocery cart.

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!

Thanksgiving Sing Praise – Several churches of the Wabash Valley are joining  for the Thanksgiving Sing Praise Service on Sunday, November 9 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm at First Baptist Church, 4701 Poplar Drive.  High Ground will be singing as a part of the program.

Jim and Shirley Slutz, along with the ISU School of Music, invite you to a free public performance by Yang Ding, and excellent performer and piano teacher from the Shenyang Conservatory.  The special concert will be on Wednesday, November 12 at 7:30 pm in the ISU School of Music Recital Hall.

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

A new church directory will be published in the next few weeks.  Please be sure that the office has your current address, phone number(s), and email addresses.

Trinity Lutheran Church will celebrate its 90th Anniversary on October 26 with a 4:00 pm Worship Service and dinner at the MCL Banquet Hall at 5:30.  Dinner tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children 3 – 11.  Please make a reservation by October 5.

The 11th annual Evening of Music and Chocolate will be Saturday, November 8 at 7:00 pm at Central Christian Church with guest artists Brent McPike, Solly Burton, and Carolyn Dutton.  Advance tickets are $15; $18 at the door.  Proceeds go to the music ministry of the church and United Campus Ministries.  Call 812-877-9959 for tickets.

THANKSGIVING DINNER: Easter has been so much fun the last couple years at the church, that the Mang Family has decided to host Thanksgiving lunch at Central Presbyterian Church on Thanksgiving day at Noon. Sean and Amanda’s family are bringing thanksgiving to them and their new addition (we hope she is here by then).They are extending an invitation to the CPC family which is truly like family to Sean and Amanda. Their families will provide the main meats, drinks, and table service. We ask that you RSVP with number coming and what  you would like to bring: salad, side, or dessert. Sign up will be in fellowship hall. Please let us know by Nov 23rd.


Dates for your planning calendar:

November 7-8 Holiday Bazaar

December 2 – Hanging of the Greens

December 7 – Christmas Cantata

December 14 – Children’s Christmas Program


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 Rubey 11/9; Eli Kofi Aba 11/11; John Cleveland, Susan Moulton 11/12; Buddy Berry, Taylor Pepperworth 11/13; Aspen Kershaw 11/15

Reminders for Sunday, November 9

Liturgist: Joyce Cook
Children’s Moment: Andrew Conner
Greeters: Matthew Kim & Eun Jeong Lee
Ushers: Youth
Hosts: Bob & Mary McLaughlin
Session Open & Close: Robert McLaughlin, Joe Harder
Bus Assistant:

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, November 9, 2014,
the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

Staff eMails:

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


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