CPC e-news for January 19, 2018

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Church Calendar for January 19 – 27, 2018
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org
1/19
5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out
1/21
8:45 am Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School
10:30 am Worship
5:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group at CUMC
1/22
11:00 am Family Prayer Group
1/23
10:00 am Seekers & Searchers Women’s Bible Study
1/24
11:15 am Church Staff meeting
11:00 am – 2:00 pm Point in Time Homeless Census
1/27
1:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group service work at Meadows School
 

Dates for your planning calendar:
February 14 Ash Wednesday
February 18 – March 18 Sunday evenings – Lenten Series
April 1 – Easter
April 27-29, 2018 Pyoca Family Spring Retreat

ANNOUNCEMENTS:.

The Annual Meeting of the Congregation will be Sunday, January 28 following the morning worship service. The annual report is ready for pick-up.

Help the Homeless in Terre Haute via the Annual Census. CPCers are desired to assist in one of two ways for the important annual census that enables deployment of federal funding to our community. 1: Donations of large heavy socks (wool preferred), stocking caps (wool preferred), insulated gloves, and $5 McDonald’s gift cards. Place in basket in Fellowship Hall by Jan. 21. 2: Volunteer to help at Gilbert Park for the census on Wed., Jan. 24 (11am – 2pm); min. of 1 hour shifts please. Sign up in Fellowship Hall. Strongly encouraged training at St. Stephen’s at 11:30am on Sunday, Jan. 21. For more information, contact Josh Powers (jopowers@indstate.edu812-239-3821).
All women are invited to be a part of the Seekers and Searchers Bible Study group that meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except in the summer) at 10:00 am at the church. The first study this year is the book The Last Week by Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan. Rev. Kevin Buchanan will lead the study and discussion. The January meeting is on the 23rd. See Cheryl Moles to purchase the book. If childcare is needed, let Cheryl know.
Magazines are needed for an upcoming project with the children. Please collect the magazines that you no longer want and bring them in to Cheryl’s office.
Image result for souper bowl of caringSOUPER BOWL OF CARING is February 4. Begin your Super Bowl day with service and fellowship following worship. The youth will be collecting canned soup and ravioli (pull tab cans please) for the Backpack Program at Meadows School. You can also vote for your favorite team in the Super Bowl with monetary donations to help the hungry. The traditional soup smorgasbord will be served for lunch. What kind of soup are you bringing? Plan to join the fun!
Lent begins in mid February. An Ash Wednesday service will be held at Central on February 14 at 7:00 pm. The Lenten Educational Series will focus on God’s Diverse World with classes for adults, children and youth on Sunday evenings. Details will be coming next week.
REMINDERS FOR SUNDAY, January 21
Greeters:
Leanne Holder
Liturgist: Kevin Christ
Children’s Moment:
 Kevin Christ
Ushers:
Fred Simmons, Donna Wilson, Cyndee Jenkins, Connor & Kendra Scanlon
Hosts:
John & Eileen Whalen
Session Open & Close:
 Alan Harder, Joe Harder
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:
Don Lowder 1/19; Cetta DePaolo 1/21; Kay Farmer, Dale McKee 1/22; Charles Foree, Jim Slutz, Brenda Weatherwax 1/24; Amanda Green, Rebecca Stinnett 1/25; Warren Clem 1/26

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

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