CPC e-news for January 9, 2015

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

Church Calendar for January 9-17, 2015

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

1/11

8:45 am  Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; Baptism of the Lord Sunday
11:30 am Baby Shower for Hannah Grossman
12:00 pm LIFE lunch & program – baptism
5:00 pm Middle School Youth Group at Central
5:45 pm Supper for all youth group
6:30 pm High School Youth Group at Central

1/12
11:00 am Family Prayer Group – includes lunch

1/13
10:00 am Fine Arts Committee

1/14
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
7:00 pm Session Meeting

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Family Prayer Group –  The group meets at 11:00 am on Mondays for prayer time, but not lunch.  On the 2nd Monday of each month, the group meets at 11:00 am for prayer and have lunch at noon.  All women that care for the families of our church are welcome to join.  Childcare is provided.

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; Christian Studies – 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!

Continue to bring the plastic caps and lids.  They will be given to Art Totality for another bench.

Baby Celebrations – CPC has been blessed by two new additions to the church family recently.  Hannah Rose Grossman will be honored during the fellowship time on January 11 and Claire Marie Mang will be honored on January 18.  Gifts and cards may be placed on the table in fellowship hall.

LIFE – Living In Faith Everyday – This is a new Family Ministry Program for 2015.  Church attendance and participation help children grow and learn in a worship community, but parents or guardians and family members are the primary religious educators.  Children develop their faith every day through the examples of their parents and other adults.  There will be 8 programs throughout the year to celebrate as a family the faith formation that occurs in your home.  Please attend as you are able.  The first is January 11 from appx. 11:45am to 1:00 pm.  The conversation topic will be baptism and the celebration of the baptisms of family members.  A light family friendly lunch will be served.

Dates for your planning calendar:

January 11, 2015 – 11:30 am – Baby Shower for Hannah Grossman; 12:00 noon – LIFE lunch and program

January 18, 2015 Baby Shower for Claire Mang

January 24, 2015 Women’s Tea Party 2:00 pm

January 25, 2015 Annual Congregational Meeting following worship

February 1, 2015 Souper Bowl of Caring lunch

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:

Kathryn George 1/10; Mont Foree, Derek Van Dyke 1/12; Taylor Pepperworth 1/13; Emmanuel Aouad 1/16

Reminders for Sunday, January 11

Liturgist: Joyce Cook
Children’s Moment: Jim Moles
Greeters: Eli Aba and Mary Dzakpasu
Ushers: Youth
Hosts: CLCA
Session Open & Close: Brad Bough, Chuck Shutt
Bus Assistant: Fred Rubey

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, January 11, 2015,
the Baptism of the Lord (Year B)

First Reading Genesis 1:1-5
Psalm Psalm 29:1-11
Second Reading Acts 19:1-7
Gospel Mark 1:4-11

 HOW TO REACH US: 

Staff eMails:

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
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resbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org

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