CPC e-news for April 20, 2018

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Church Calendar for April 20 – 28, 2018
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org
8:45 am Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School

10:30 am Worship
5:00 pm Youth Group meets at CPC
11:00 am Family Prayer Group
10:00 am Seekers & Searchers Bible Study
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
12:30 pm Personnel Committee
7:00 pm Pyoca Family Retreat
Pyoca Family Retreat
Dates for your planning calendar:
May 10 – Youth Fundraiser at Fazolis
May 17 – Youth Fundraiser at IHOP
June 4 – 8 VBS at CPC (mornings)


SURRELL Scholarship applications are available in the church office. Central is blessed with funds to provide book scholarships to high school graduates and current college students that are members or regular attendees of CPC. Applications are required and must be returned to the church office by May 1. Scholarships will be announced and distributed on May 13.
Summer Church Camp at Pyoca information is available at www.pyoca.org. There are camps for 2nd – 12th grade youth.
                                              The annual CPC Family Spring Retreat at Pyoca is April 27-29.
All members and friends of all ages and abilities are welcome to join the time to relax, play, work
and worship together in the quiet and beauty of Pyoca Camp, Conference and Retreat Center in Brownstown, IN.
The cost for 2 nights is $40 for adults and children 11 and older; $25 for children 5 – 10; Free for children 4 yrs and younger
One night is $30 and $18. This covers lodging, Sat. breakfast and lunch and Sunday breakfast; the cost of Saturday pizza supper is shared.
Those that wish to come to Pyoca for the day on Saturday are welcome also. We will be participating in the day of service.
5TH SUNDAY LUNCH – April 29th is a 5th Sunday and that means a carry-in lunch will be held following worship. Please bring a dish to share and CLCA will provide the meat and rolls.
Jim Moles leads a walking group  If you would like to walk with church friends, meet at the south parking lot of Fairbanks Park, near the boat dock, just across from the YMCA at 10:00 Saturday morning. You can walk as fast or as slow as you like, as many laps as you like, there are lots of benches for resting, and we’ll be walking along the beautiful Wabash river. Kids are welcome, dogs are welcome, everyone of all ages is welcome. Come on out on Saturday mornings for some fresh air, exercise, conversation, and fun. If it rains, we’ll wait for better weather. Hope to see you!
YOUTH GROUP FUNDRAISERS: 7th Cents Youth Group gives a big thank you to everyone that attended the Family Fun Night Auction fundraiser. The donations toward our summer mission trip were an amazing $1040! Funds to help us get to Nashville, TN are still needed and we have two opportunities coming up for you to help and all you have to do is dine out! Enjoy a meal at Fazolis on Thursday, May 10 (11:00 am and 8:00 pm) or IHOP on May 17 (4:00 – 8:00 pm) and tell your server that you are supporting the 7th Cents Youth Group. Each restaurant will donate 20% of your bill to our group. More information and reminders will be coming.
SAVE THE DATE! “God’s Great Gallery” Vacation Bible School will be June 4-8 from 9:30 am to 12:15 pm at Central. Children ages 3 years through 5th grade are welcome. Youth and adults are needed to help. More information and registration forms will be available soon.

Greeters: Christ family
Liturgist: Chuck Shutt
Children’s Moment: Andrew Payne
Ushers: Lance & Brenda Weatherwax, John & Eileen Whalen
Hosts: Bob & Mary McLaughlin
Session Open & Close: Judy Duffy, Kevin Christ
Bus Assistant: Leane Holder
Offering Counting: Bob, Fred

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:
Stella VanDyke, Molly Wadsworth 4/20; Margaret Tamar 4/23; Miller Bough, Mary Ann Clem, Mike Wadsworth 4/25; Frank Bailey 4/26; William Green 4/27; William Merrill 4/28

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, April 22, 2018, the Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year B)

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Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: http://www.presbyteryov.org

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