CPC e-new for October 24, 2014
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds.
Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved.
Church Calendar for October 24 – November 1, 2014
For full church calendar, go to: https://www.thcpc.org
1:00 pm TH Symphony Art event for children and parents/guardians
8:45 am Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; Reformation Sunday
11:30 am Scottish Lunch and John Knox 500 Celebration
1:00 pm Dance rehearsal for Christmas Program
5:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group Movie Night at CUMC
10/27-30 Cheryl on vacation
12:00 pm Family Prayer Group
10:00 am Seekers & Searchers Bible Study
10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
11:15 am Church Staff meeting
12:30 pm Personnel Committee meets
2014 marks the 500th birthday of the founder of Presbyterianism, John Knox. To celebrate Reformation Sunday on October 26th, the Christian Nurture Commission will serve a Scottish lunch following worship. The menu is mince and tatties (beef or turkey on mashed potatoes), peas and/or carrots, green salad, scones and shortbread. Freewill donations will be accepted. A short informational program about John Knox will be presented. ALL ARE WELCOME!
The Mission Committee asks for special donations for the Lighthouse Mission this month. Items may be brought any Sunday and placed in the grocery cart. Personal needs: deodorants, disposable razors, shaving cream, shampoo and combs (no toothbrushes, toothpaste and lotions); Food needs: salad dressings, mayo, salt, pepper, sugar, barbeque sauce, any canned goods, ketchup, mustard, drink mixes with sugar.
7th Cents Youth Group will have a movie night at Centenary at 5:00 pm on Oct. 26. All youth will meet at the same time.
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 a second bench.
Attention Crafters and those that enjoy fellowship – There is a crafting session for the Fall Bazaar every Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm
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:
October 26 – Reformation Sunday – Celebration of John Knox’s 500th birthday – Lunch and program
November 7-8 Holiday Bazaar
December 2 – Hanging of the Greens
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:
Andrea Clinkenbeard, Chris Johnson 10/24; Brenda Green, Jessica Shepherd 10/25; Emily Haan 10/29; Jacob Thacker 10/30; Beth Chironna, Alan Harder 10/31
Reminders for Sunday, October 26
Liturgist: Al Holder
Children’s Moment: Leanne Holder
Greeters: Steve Templeton, Robin Danek
Ushers: Lance & Brenda Weatherwax, John & Eileen Whalen, Max & Carolyn Payne
Hosts: CN lunch
Session Open & Close: Susan Hoffman, Murray Pate
Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, October 26, 2014,
the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
- First Reading Deuteronomy 34:1-12
- Psalm Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17
- Second Reading 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8
- Gospel Matthew 22:34-46
- Pastor – Lant Davis: [email protected]
- Christian Educator – Cheryl Moles: [email protected]
- Church/Financial Secretary – Sarah Kelsheimer: [email protected]
- Youth Director – Tiffany Grossman: [email protected]; (Oct 18 – Jan 1 Erin Pugh [email protected])
- Music Director – Mark Carlisle: [email protected]
- Organist – Jonathan Rudy: [email protected]
- Facility information/concerns – [email protected]hcpc.org
Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org