CPC e-new for November 7, 2014
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
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
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
Hosts: Bob & Mary McLaughlin
Session Open & Close: Robert McLaughlin, Joe Harder
Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, November 9, 2014,
the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
- First Reading Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25
- Psalm Psalm 78:1-7
- Second Reading 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
- Gospel Matthew 25:1-13
- 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; (Oct 18 – Jan 1 Erin Pugh firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Music Director – Mark Carlisle: email@example.com
- Organist – Jonathan Rudy: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facility information/concerns – email@example.com
Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org