CPC e-news for July 28, 2017

Church Calendar for July 28 – August 5, 2017
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

9:30 am Sunday School – intergenerational

10:30 am Worship

11:00 am Family Prayer Group

5:00 pm Deacons meet

7:00 pm Women’s Book Club

Dates for your planning calendar:
August 6 – Blessing of Backpacks
August 20 – Sunday School
Sunday School Kick-off Breakfast; Church Picnic – August 27


Come! Celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit that is with us every day. Intergenerational Sunday School classes will be held on July 30 and August 20 at 9:30 am.
3 year olds through adults will explore wind and fire in fun activities to remind us of Pentecost. Meet on the sidewalk along Larry Bird Street. Childcare is provided for younger children.

BUILDING UPDATE: The painting in the sanctuary is nearly completed and the next step is the carpet! You are welcome to see the sanctuary as the construction is finished and the redecorating is happening.

Blessing of the Backpacks will be August 6 during worship. All students and teachers should bring their backpack or school bag to receive a blessing for the new school year.

Attention High School seniors and college students
Applications for the 2018/19 Nancy and Dale McKee Family Scholarship for the benefit of a
member of the Central Presbyterian Church will be available at https://wvcfscholarships.communityforce.com/Login.aspx from July 12, 2017 – August 23, 2017 at 2 PM.
This scholarship requires that you are a member (or regular attendee) of Central PresbyterianChurch.

Holypalooza will be held at Central on September 17. This is a joint worship at 10 am at Central and celebration of the ministries for Central Presbyterian, Centenary United Methodist, and St. Stephen’s Episcopal churches along with United Campus Ministries. The UCM annual fundraiser BBQ will be held the same day. Watch for Servicepalooza information as the ministries do mission together in the community. This will include a blood drive at Central on August 15. Watch for details.

CLCA is sponsoring a Saleapalooza “Books, Bakery, and Bargains” sale on September 30. This is a part of the Holypalooza 7th Street Church Row sales at all ministry sites. Start saving your books and “stuff” today. Things may be brought to the church for storage until the sale.
Liturgist: Steve Mead
Children’s Moment:
Mary McLaughlin
5th Sunday team
Bill & Brenda Green
Session Open & Close:
 Fred Rubey, Bob Guell
Bus Assistant:
Brad Bough
 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:
Niles Newton 7/29; Ethan Kershaw 7/31; Kennyi Aouad, Darcy Lotz 8/2; Bob Guell 8/3; Pat Collins 8/4; Paul Shaw 8/5

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, July 30, 2017, the Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

First Reading Genesis 29:15-28
Psalm 105:1-11, 45b
Second Reading Romans 8:26-39
Gospel Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52

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Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org

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