CPC e-news for July 17, 2015


GreetingsIMG_20150716_205549 from Buckhorn, KY! 3 youth and 6 adults arrived last evening to spend a weekend helping this church and small community assist with the leadership of their VBS on Saturday.  Last night we were treated to a feast prepared by some of the church members.  Today we have set up for the VBS which takes place tomorrow, and tonight there will be a dinner for families and a movie.  Sunday worship will be a review of the VBS activities followed by lunch. There is a lot of laughter among our group which indicates that everyone is doing well.  The Buckhorn Church appreciates that items for the thrift store and the generous donations that allow the church to minister to the needs of the community.

Ramp Build for Disabled Resident of Terre Haute – Saturday, July 25; 8am. Volunteers desired. No extensive building skills required. Contact Josh Powers for details (jopowers@indstate.edu; 812-239-3821).

The Wednesday Crafters  meet each Wednesday from 10-2.  Bring your own materials to work on for our fall bazaar, or help with ongoing projects.  Bring your lunch and enjoy our day of fellowship.

Summer Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108;  Elementary – room 202; Middle School and High School – room 201; Coffee and Conversation – FH Classroom A; Exploring the Book of Confessions – FH Classroom B; Christian Parenting – FH Classroom C.

The Sunday School offering for milk at 14th and Chestnut continues.  The need is increased during the summer with higher numbers of kids at the Center and 2 meals served each day.


Dates for your planning calendar:

August 2 – Holy Communion; Thank You Reception for Tiffany Grossman

August 9 – Blessing of Backpacks

August 16 – Sunday School Kick-off pancake breakfast

August 23 – Baptism

August 30 – Church Picnic

Church Calendar for July 10-18, 2015
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

 9:00 am High Ground rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship
8:30 pm Buckhorn Mission group returns

5:15 pm T3EM supper and childcare
5:30 pm Worship Commission meets
6:30 pm Christian Nurture Commission meets
6:30 pm Facilities Commission meets

10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
11:15 am Church Staff meeting

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:
 Enzo Woodruff, Mia Woodruff 7/17; Suzanne Downs, Nate Taken 7/18; Mary Horneker, Donna Paul-Bonham 7/20; Kirsten Ford, Steve Mead 7/24; Leanne Holder 7/25

Reminders for Sunday, July 19 (information not received, sorry)
Children’s Moment: 
Session Open & Close: Don Lowder, Luanne Tilstra
Bus Assistant: Don Lowder

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, July 19, 2015,
the Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)


Staff eMails:
  • Pastor – Lant Davis: Lant@thcpc.org
  • Christian Educator – Cheryl Moles: Cheryl@thcpc.org
  • Church/Financial Secretary – Sarah Kelsheimer: Sarah@thcpc.org
  • Youth Director – Tiffany Grossman:  tiffany@thcpc.org
  • Music Director – Mark Carlisle: mark.carlisle@indstate.edu
  • Interim Organist – David Gibbs
  • Facility information/concerns – facilities@thcpc.org
  • Kids Hope – Suzanne Downs: suzanne@thcpc.org

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

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