CPC e-news for February 1, 2018

Church Calendar for February 1 - 9, 2019

2/1 - 11 Cheryl on vacation and CE conference

2/2
10:00 am Youth Set-up for Souper Bowl lunch

2/3
8:45 am Choir Rehearsal

9:30 am Sunday School for all ages (Preschool & Elementary classes begin with music)
10:30 am Worship
11:45 am Souper Bowl of Caring lunch


2/4
11:00 am Family Prayer Group

2/6

11:15 am Staff Meeting
6:30 pm Grief Share

2/8
5:30 pm Parents' Night Out


Dates for your planning calendar:
Ash Wednesday Worship - March 6
Lenten Series - Sundays, March 10 - April 7

Family Spring Retreat at Pyoca - April 26-28

ANNOUNCEMENTS

For security reasons, several of the church building doors will lock at 10:45 on Sunday mornings.  The main doors (on 7th Street) will remain open.  A greeter will be there to welcome late-comers to our sanctuary for worship.

Sunday is the SOUPER BOWL OF CARING! The youth will be collecting monetary donations and cans of soup to be given to the Unity and UCM Food Pantries. A soup lunch will be served following worship. Please bring a crock pot of soup to share or a dessert. Join the Super Souper fun while helping those in need.

Two CPR and First Aid Training Sessions are scheduled and are open to anyone that would like to attend. They will be Wednesday, February 27 from 10 am to noon and Saturday, April 13 from 9 – 11 am. Both will be held at the church. You may participate without being certified for free or with certification for $30.

Plan to attend the Lenten Study Series that will be held each Sunday, March 10 through April 7. Information on the classes is in the Herald and posted in the church. Supper will be served at 5:15 followed by worship and classes with the evening ending by 7:30.

Per Capita – Every Presbyterian congregation has the opportunity to pay an annual per capita assessment to the denomination. Central Presbyterian, maintaining its traditional support to the PC(USA) makes this payment in full. We ask every member to prayerfully consider making an additional contribution – over and above your offering pledges – to cover this expense for our church. The 2019 amount is $40 per person. A special envelope is in the offering box.  

HELPING THE HUNGRY – Food insecurity is extensive in Terre Haute. The Mission Committee is collecting food and related need items to be distributed to a community food pantries during the year. Your donations can be placed in the grocery cart that will be in Fellowship Hall. 
January – United Campus Ministries Food Pantry
canned tuna canned chicken soups
pop-tarts cold cereals hot cereals
quick fix mac & cheese rice dinners hot pockets
hamburger helper spaghetti spaghetti sauce
peanut butter jelly ramen noodles
feminine hygiene items toothbrushes toothpaste

CPC seeks a COORDINATOR OF MISSION VOLUNTEERS – a paid staff position; 10 hours a week and can be outside the framework of a regular work day. For additional information on the position and how to apply, visit http://www.thcpc.org/local-mission-needs/

Check out the latest news on the HEMEFund Project in Afghanistan and its benefit for widows and orphans. The new January issue is posted under the Mission tab on the CPC website. Also read about how the Seo family is doing. Here is the direct link: https://www.thcpc.org/hemefund/

Assisting for February 3:
Greeters: 

Liturgist: Brad Bough
Children’s Moment: Jean Shutt
Ushers: Bill & Brenda Green, Fred Rubey
Hosts: Souper Bowl of Caring Lunch
Session Opening: Alan Harder
Bus Assistant: Phil Smith
Offering Counting: Bob, Susan

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to:
Suzi Hawk, Bruce McLaren 2/1; Peter Ekstrom, Shirley Underwood 2/3; P. J. Ekstrom, Zoe Payne 2/4; Kevin Christ, Laura Redicks 2/6; Rowyn Holder 2/7; Abbey Rader, Grace Spencer 2/10; Chuck Hoffman 2/13; Lilly Guell, Pam Quiroz 2/15

In an effort to keep the prayer needs of our family and friends off of the website, you receive the Koinonia Prayer List by a separate email.  The same distribution list is used for both mailings, so if you unsubscribe to one, you have for both. 

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, February 3, 2019, the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)

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

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