CPC e-news for July 18, 2014


Be dependable…
to yourself and well as others.
Know that others can depend on you to do what you promise or need to.
And depend on yourself to do something that pleases you each and every day.

-Kathy Peel

Church Calendar for July 18 – 26, 2014

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

9:30 am Sunday School
10:30 am Worship
11:30 am Fellowship Hour

12:00 pm Family Prayer Group

6:00 pm Summer Story Time
6:00 pm Life Skills Workshop for 6th – 12th grade students

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

6:00 pm Youth Design Team



The Mission Committee is going to begin collecting specific  items for various organizations on the first Sunday of the month.  The items for August 3 are classroom items for teachers.  Please bring:
Vista (dry erase) markers                  Post-it notes (various sizes) and Page markers
Sheet protectors                                    Magnetic tape
Hand Sanitizer                                        Zipper pencil pocket that fits in a binder
Sanitizing wipes
Glue sticks

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.  The Center is serving 100+ children plus 24 staff members.  They are using about 5 gallons a day.  Thanks for your generous giving.

Buckhorn Mission Trip Successful – What a blessing it was to join 15 CPCers to Buckhorn, KY this past weekend. What an even greater blessing to truly feel the commitment of so many additional CPCers in the form of your donations for the thrift store. The pile was massive and every last bit got loaded, delivered, and even organized for optimal access to the residents of Buckhorn with deep needs for such things. Thanks to all for making the visit memorable and perhaps the start of an adult mission activity tradition.   – Josh Powers, Chair, CPC Mission Committee.  [Pictures are on the church website and on display in fellowship hall.]

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.

Summer Story Time is every Tuesday in July from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.  We are reading and acting out classic children’s tales (3 Little Pigs, Gingerbread Boy, etc.)  Storytime will meet on the 15th with Mrs. Moles doing the first half hour and the childcare attendants doing the second part.  The T3EM supper provides the meal and there won’t be a snack.

Life Skills Workshops will be held periodically to educate our youth on some basic skills in preparation for joining the workforce and/or living on their own.  On July 22 and 29, all youth (rising 6th – 12th grade) and anyone else that is interested are invited to come to the church from 6:00 – 7:00 pm to learn about money responsibility and banking skills.   Thanks to Murray Pate for assisting with the leadership.  Please RSVP to Cheryl Moles.  This is held the same time as Story Time so the younger children and older children have activities at the same time.

Attention Crafters and those that enjoy fellowship – There is a crafting session for the Fall Bazaar every Wednesday  from 10 am to 2 pm.

Dates for your planning calendar:

Tuesdays in July – 6pm Summer Story Time
July 22 & 29 – Life Skills Workshop – Money Responsibility
August 10 – Blessing of the Backpacks (students and teachers)
August 15-16 7th Cents Fall Kickoff Overnight
August 17 – Sunday School Rally Day and Skating Party
August 24 – Church Picnic

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:

Suzanne Pennington, Nate Taken 7/18; Mary Horneker, Donna Paul-Bonham 7/20; Kirsten Ford, Steve Mead 7/24; Leanne Holder 7/25; Bob Horneder, Douglas Shaw, Fred Weber 7/26

Liturgist: Chuck Shutt
Children’s Moment: Jean Shutt
Greeters: john & Elinor Cleveland
Ushers: Bill & Joyce Cook, Bob Horneker, Susan Hoffman, Don Lowder
Hosts: Murray & Eunice Pate
Session Open and Close: Chuck Shutt


Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, July 20, 2014,
the Sixteenth 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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