CPC e-news for May 1, 2015

Kind words are jewels that live in the heart and soul and remain as blessed memories years after they have been spoken.
-Marvea Johnson


The next Parents’ Night Out will be on May 15.  There will not be PNO in June or July.

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.
May- Personal Care Items
June – Food Bank

The Farrington Grove Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Mark Carlisle will have programs at Central on May 8 at 7:00 pm and at Unity Presbyterian Church on May 12 at 7:00 pm.  The program include both sacred and secular works and admission is free and open to the public.

Bread for the World will be showing A Place at the Table during their board meeting on Monday, May 4 at 6:00 pm.  All interested persons are welcome to attend and view the 2012 documentary film about the serious economic, social and cultural implications of huger in the U.S. and how the problem can be solved.  For more information on the local Bread for the World chapter, see Molly Wadsworth.

Ladies’ May Breakfast – Saturday, May 16 at 9:30 am.  Childcare is provided.

YOUTH SUNDAY and FUNDRAISER LUNCH – May 17 at Central.  Stay after the annual youth service for a pasta lunch to benefit the 7th Cents Youth Group Mission trip to Buckhorn, KY in July.  A free will offering will be collected, but $10 a person is suggested.

During the Sundays of the Easter Season, the lectionary substitutes lessons from the book of The Acts of the Apostles for the Old Testament reading.  Acts is 28 chapters about the living out of the Resurrection of Jesus in the early Church.  Therefore, church members and families are encouraged to read four chapters of The Acts of the Apostles each week through May 24.

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!

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

Dates for your planning calendar:

May 10 – Youth Sunday at Centenary United Methodist

May 16 – Ladies’ Breakfast 9:30 am

May 17 – Youth Sunday and youth group pasta fundraiser lunch at Central

May 24 – Pentecost

June 14-18 VBS

July 16-19 Youth Mission Trip to Buckhorn, KY
July 17-19 Adult/Family Mission Trip to Buckhorn, KY
Church Calendar for  May 1-9, 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; Holy Communion
11:45 am High Ground Rehearsal
5:00 pm MS & HS Youth Group at Central

11:00 am Family Prayer Group

11:15 am Church Staff meeting
5:30 pm Deacons meet

7:00 pm Women’s Book Club

7:00 pm Farrington Grove Chorale Concert at Central

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:
 Mary McLaughlin 5/1; Mackenzie Racop 5/2; Matthew Kim 5/3; Marsha Harder 5/4; Scott Racop, Jack Turman 111 5/5; Julia Blair, Eun Jeong Lee, William Seo, Luanne Tilstra, Victor Tilstra-Smith 5/7; Paul Ekstrom 5/8

Reminders for Sunday, May 3
Liturgist: Cheri Bradley
Children’s Moment: Josh Powers
Greeters: Bob & Mary McLaughlin
Ushers: Amanda Mang, Paul & Linda Shaw, Murray & Eunice Pate
Session Open & Close: Linda Shaw, Al Holder
Bus Assistant: Erin Pugh

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, May 3, 2015,
the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year B)


Staff eMails:

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

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