CPC e-news for June 5, 2014


The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise.  It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.

Ashley Montagu

 Church Calendar for  June 5 – 14, 2014

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

7:00 pm Women’s Book Club

5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out

9:30 am Sunday School
10:30 am Worship; Pentecost; Commissioning of those going to summer camp and the youth mission trip
11:30 am Fellowship Time
11:30 am High Ground Rehearsal

12:00 pm Family Prayer Group
1:00 pm Youth Group to Splash Island

10:00 am Fine Arts Committee
10:00 am Presbytery Assembly in Washington, IN    

10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
7:00 pm Session Meeting

11:00 Youth Mission Trip Lunch and departure
11:00 am Opening Worship of the 221st General Assembly in Detroit, MI                                                                                                                       


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.  Please give generously.  Sunday School Superintendent, Sandy Mead, is offering a challenge – if we get $35 (all classes) or more a week in offering, there will be a milkshake party each month! Thanks for your generous giving.  Milkshakes on June 1!!  Thanks for your generous support.

Parents’ Night Out/Youth Movie Night is June 6.  Supper and childcare are provided at the church.  Please let the church office know if your child(ren) will be attending.

Keep up with the PC(USA) 221st General Assembly at www.pcusa.org.  Live streaming begins at 11 am on June 14.  You will be getting more information and news reports.  [FYI: Jeff Moles will be giving the opening prayer of the final plenary at 9:00 am on Saturday, June 21.]

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.

Attention Crafters and those that enjoy fellowship – There is a crafting session for the Fall Bazaar is Wednesday, June 11 from 10 am to 2 pm.

Buckhorn Mission Trip Update
Thanks to those who have been reaching out about the Buckhorn, KY Adult Mission Trip.  It is so exciting how this is developing.  Information about it is on the Mission Committee display in Fellowship Hall. In brief, we leave at 3pm on Friday, July 11 and return late afternoon/evening on Sunday July 13. Please contact Josh Powers jopowers@indstate.edu812-239-3821 if you are interested in going.  AND, we are eager for your donated items for us to bring to the Buckhorn Thrift Store:

  • Clothing of all kinds and sizes from infants to adult XXXL
  • Women’s PJs and nightgowns
  • Any baby related items
  • Kitchen items (dinnerware, silverware, glasses, baking pans, soup pots, potholders, or any other misc., things you would use in a kitchen)
  • Fans
  • Small appliances in good working order
  • Linens, tablecloths, blankets, towels & washcloths
  • Household knick knacks
  • Children’s toys
  • Smaller items of furniture
  • Costume jewelry
  • Throw pillows/bed pillows
  • Lamps
    You may bring to the church starting Sunday July 6 or during the day that week following, up until we leave at 3pm on Friday, July 11.


Vacation Bible School is for children ages 4 years through rising 5th graders.  It is June 22  26 at Central from 6:00 – 8:30 pm.
There will be a different Bible story each day with related fun activities, so plan to attend as many days as possible.  Registration is open now.
There is a Bible study class for all adults.  TELL YOUR FRIENDS!!

Dates for your planning calendar:

June 14 – 20  Youth Mission Trip to Lexington, KY
June 15 – Bike and Build Overnight
June 22 – 26 VBS at Central  6:00 – 8:30 pm
Tuesdays in July – 6pm Summer Story Time
July 11-13 Adult Mission Trip to Buckhorn, KY

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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:

Kathleen Smith 6/4; Patrick Duffy, Allison Harder, Nancy Johnson 6/5; Barbara Lehman 6/6; Sarah Kelsheimer 6/7;  Katie Haan, Lucas Haan, Ryan Shepherd 6/8; Casey Powers 6/9; Tisha Glenn 6/12; Bob Bailey 6/14

Children’s Moment:
Greeters: Paul & Linda Shaw
Ushers: Youth
Hosts: Worship Commission
Session Open and Close: Linda Shaw, Susan Moulton

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, June 8, 2014,
the Day of Pentecost (Year A)

Staff eMails:

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org


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