CPC e-news for August 15, 2014


But those who look into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and persevere,
being not hearers who forget but doers who act–they will be blessed in their doing.  

James 1:25

Church Calendar for August 15 -23, 2014

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

 6:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group Kick-off at Sycamore Outdoor Center

12:00 pm Youth Kick-off ends

9:30 am Sunday School Rally Day Pancake Breakfast
10:30 am Worship; Sunday School Teacher Commissioning
11:30 am Fellowship Hour
12:00 pm Lant at Westminster Village
4:00 pm All Church Skating Party at the Wigwam

9:00 am ISU Donaghy Day – students working in building
12:00 pm Family Prayer Group


5:15 pm T3EM Supper & Childcare
5:30 pm Worship Commission meets
5:30 pm Finance Commission meets
6:00 pm Mission Committee meets
6:30 pm Christian Nurture Commission meets
6:30 pm Facilities Commission meets
7:00 pm Church Life Church Action Commission meets

10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
7:00 pm Communication Commission meets

7:00 pm Strategic Planning Team meeting



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; History of Christianity – 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!

Sunday School Rally Day is August 17.
9:30 am  Pancake Breakfast and Sunday School Kick-off
10:30 am Worship
4:00 pm All Church Skating Party at Wigwam – please RSVP to Cheryl Moles
The Wigwam is under new ownership and has been renovated.
Skate rental – $3;  Pizza and 1 drink provided; other snacks are available

The Annual Church Picnic is August 24 at 4:30 pm at Deming Park Lions 3 Shelter!  CLCA will provide chicken, table service and drinks.  Please bring a dish to share. (There is not a 5th Sunday lunch due to the Labor Day Weekend.)

Salt Shaker Dinners resume this fall!!  Sign up to be a part of this fun fellowship opportunity, not to mention delicious meals!  See the Sunday bulletin or Herald for details.

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

Thank you to Jack Turman for serving as our summer intern!  Jack has done a great deal of work and will be missed.  He heads back to the University of Michigan for his second year of studies.

Dates for your planning calendar:

August 15-16 7th Cents Fall Kickoff Overnight
August 17 – Sunday School Rally Day and Skating Party
August 24 – Church Picnic
September 20 – Holypalooza Day of Service
September 21 – Holypalooza Worship

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:

Jill Conner, Yail Kim, Loyal Wilson 8/15; Lew VanReed 8/18; Joyce Cook 8/20; Cathy VanNamen 8/22

Liturgist: Fred Rubey
Children’s Moment: Jim Moles
Greeters: Dave & Diane Giltner
Ushers: Bill & Joyce Cook, Bob Horneker, Susan Hoffman, Fred Simmons, Don Lowder
Hosts: Donna Garrison, Barbara Schmitt
Session Open and Close: Joyce Cook, Don Lowder

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, August 17, 2014,
the Twentieth 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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