CPC e-news for March 6, 2015

















Do you want to know more about being Presbyterian?  On Sunday, March 8, Valeri and Kyle Kershaw (19 Jackson Blvd)  are hosting an event for new members and for persons considering membership at CPC.  Lant Davis will be presenting a program on “Basic Presbyterianism.”  All interested persons are invited.

Daylight Savings Time begins on March 8.  Spring forward and don’t be late to church!

The Mission Committee is collecting items each month that will benefit community agencies.  Please bring your donations and place them in the grocery cart in fellowship hall.
March- Food Bank -non-perishable food items 
April – Baby Month – disposable diapers and wipes
May- Personal Care Items
June – Food Bank

Adult Sunday School class – A 6-session class on Faith and Science will begin on March 1.  Scott Paul-Bonham will facilitate the discussion in fellowship hall classroom A/B. All adults and youth are welcome.

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: Faith and Science – FH Classroom A/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!

The Lenten Series continues each Sunday evening through March 29.  Supper is from 5:15 – 6:00; Worship at 6:00; Classes are 6:1 5-7:30.  Supper on March 8 will be pizza.  Andrew Conner will lead the discussion of Inhabiting Eden, chapters 2 & 3 for the adult class. Classes for youth and children are held and childcare for preschool and younger children is provided.

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

CHILI-FEST to benefit United Campus Ministries is March 8 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm at St. Mark United Church of Christ.  Chili, hot dogs, veggie burgers and baked potatoes will be served. There is a silent auction and bake sale.

Dates for your planning calendar:

March 1 – 29  Lenten Series each Sunday 5:15 – 7:30pm

March 29 – Palm Sunday; April 2 – Maundy Thursday; April 3 – Good Friday;

April 5 – Easter

April 19 LIFE (Creation/Earth Day) 11:45 – 1:00 pm

April 24-26 Pyoca Family Retreat

 Church Calendar for February 27 – March 7, 2015

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

8:45 am  Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship
2:00 pm Basic Presbyterianism discussion at Kershaw home
5:15 pm Lenten Supper and Classes

11:00 am Family Prayer Group and lunch

10:00 am Fine Arts Committee meets

11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
7:00 pm Session 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:
 Lant Davis, Drake McCoy, Sally Rubey 3/6; Sam Weber 3/9; Eunice Osburn, Jack Ragle 3/12; Claire VanNahmen 3/13; Anna Spydell 3/14

Reminders for Sunday, March 8
Liturgist: Alan Harder
Children’s Moment:
Greeters: Bob & Mary McLaughlin
Ushers: Youth
Hosts: Pepperworth family
Session Open & Close: Joe Harder, Bob McLaughlin
Bus Assistant: Bill Green

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, March 8, 2015,
the Third Sunday in Lent (Year B)

First Reading Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm Psalm 19:1-14
Second Reading 1 Corinthians 1:18-25
Gospel John 2:13-22


Staff eMails:

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

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