CPC e-news for April 7, 2017

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Palm/Passion Sunday service – 10:30 am on April 9 in fellowship hall
Maundy Thursday service with supper – 6:00 pm on April 13 at UNITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1207 Springhill Dr
Good Friday service – Noon on April 14 in fellowship hall
EASTER worship – 10:30 am 0n April 16 in Sanctuary (not climate controlled; dress for the weather)

During building construction, worship is in fellowship hall. A construction trailer is in the parking lot and all spots are blocked off (except handicap) during the week. Please do not park along the curb near the south entrance as this is used by workers.

Easter Sunday worship will be in the sanctuary at 10:30 am on April 16.  Chairs will be moved upstairs and we will celebrate the resurrection of our Lord. 

YOUTH FUNDRAISERA Burrito Bar (from Qdoba!) fundraiser supper will be held April 8 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm at Centenary United Methodist Church. Tickets are $15 per person which includes the burrito bar and drink. Children 5 and younger are free. A dessert auction will be held at 6:00 pm. Tickets will be available from the youth. A limited number will be available at the door. Funds will be used for the summer mission trip to Cincinnati.
A CLCA baby shower for Tess Templeton will be Sunday, April 9 following worship to welcome her to our church family. A table has been set up to receive cards and gifts if you desire to give. Everyone is welcome to join the celebration that morning.
CPR training will be offered at Central on Saturday, April 8 at 9:00 am. Dennis Stewart, CPR Guru, will guide us through life saving procedures for adults, children & infants. You can either receive certification ($25) which is good for 2 years or participate without being certified (free). This includes AED training. Allow 2 1/2 to 3 hours for the training. You may still attend without a reservation.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be on April 15th at Collett Park from 10:00 to 11:30 am. All children are welcome to join the fun. Bring your basket!
The annual Pyoca Family Retreat is April 21-23. REGISTER NOW for this fun event. All ages and abilities are welcomed.
Who: Members & friends of the Central Church family – of all agesWhen: Friday, April 21, 7:00 pm to Sunday, April 23, 1:00 pm

Where: Pyoca Camp, Conference, & Retreat Center     Brownstown, IN (2 hour drive from Terre Haute
All weather cabins with 4 rooms; each room has 3 bunks and a bathroom

What: Fellowship, Worship, Sabbath time, and service work for Pyoca
Special activities for children and childcare during work time

Cost: $35 per person for adults and children 11 years and older; $20  5–10 years; free for younger children
($23 and $12 for one night)  This covers two nights lodging, snacks, Saturday breakfast & lunch, and Sunday breakfast.  The cost of a Sat. pizza supper will be shared.

Teaching in Long Underwear: My China  Ernie Danek will discuss his extensive time teaching in China outside of major cities which is the subject of his recently published book during the Sunday School time (9:30 – 10:20 am) in room 200 (lounge) on Sunday, April 23. All are welcome. The book is available in the church library.

Holypalooza will be held at Central on September 17. 

“The Jesus Way” VBS will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church on June 19-22 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. More information will be coming.
It is time to register for summer church camp! Go to www.pyoca.org for information and to register.
Church Calendar for April 7 – 15, 2017
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

9:00 am CPR training
5:00 pm Youth fundraiser dinner at Centenary Methodist

8:45 am Choir rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages (children’s music at 9:30)
10:30 am Worship; Palm/Passion Sunday; Baptism
11:30 am Baby Shower for Tess Templeton

11:00 am Family Prayer Group

11:15 am Church staff meeting

7:00 pm  Session meeting

6:00 pm Maundy Thursday service with meal at Unity Presbyterian
12:00 pm Good Friday service

10:00 am Easter Egg Hunt at Collett Park
     ??             Easter Choir Rehearsal

8:45 am Choir Rehearsal
10:30 am Easter worship in the Sanctuary; Confirmation

Dates for your planning calendar:
Youth Group Fundraiser Supper – April 8, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, at Centenary UMC
Easter Egg hunt – April 15 at Collett Park 10:00 am
Easter – April 16
Spring Family Retreat at Pyoca – April 21-23
VBS – June 19-22 at Trinity Lutheran Church

Liturgist: Jean Shutt
Children’s Moment:
Kevin Buchanan
 CLCA – baby shower
Session Open & Close:
 Kevin Christ, Bob McLaughlin
Bus Assistant: 
Bill Green

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:
Teddy Lenderman, Greg Simmons 4/9; Beth Whitaker 4/10; Andrew Simmons 4/11; Doug Shepherd 4/12; Christopher Ennis, Robert McLaughlin, Nathan Paul-Bonham 4/13; Kendra Scanlon 4/16
Friends of Bob McLaughlin invite you to wear paisley print clothing to worship on April 9 in honor of Bob McLaughlin’s birthday!

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, April 9, 2017, Palm Sunday (Passion Sunday) (Year A)

Staff eMails:

  • Transitional Pastor – Rev. Kevin Buchanan: kevin@thcpc.org
  • Christian Educator – Cheryl Moles: cheryl@thcpc.org
  • Church/Financial Secretary – Sarah Kelsheimer: sarah@thcpc.org
  • Youth Director – Connor Scanlon: connor@thcpc.org
  • Music Director – Mark Carlisle: mark.carlisle@indstate.edu
  • Facility information/concerns – facilities@thcpc.org
  • Kids Hope – Suzanne Downs: suzanne@thcpc.org

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org

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