CPC e-news for May 15, 2015

Influence often isn’t noticed until it blossoms later in the garden of someone else’s life.  Our words and actions may land close to home, or they may be carried far and wide.
-Pam Farrel

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

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

Ladies’ May Breakfast – Saturday, May 16 at 9:30 am.  Please bring a dish to share. 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.

CPC Blood Drive – Thursday, May 21st, 2-7 pm. Sign-up to give in Fellowship Hall or email Robin Danek ([email protected]). Walk-ins welcome too. Volunteers also sought to help with the drive. Sign up in Fellowship Hall.

The Deacons with the assistance of Luke Bailey are willing to help you check your smoke detector to be sure that it is working correctly.  Sign up on Sunday in fellowship hall or contact Carla Bailey at [email protected] or call 812-241-8789 if you need help with this life saving home maintenance task.

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!

HEMEfund Worldwide will have a lunch and charity auction on June 7 at the Terre Haute United Methodist Temple (5301 S. US Hwy 41).  Lunch service begins at 11:30 am with the auction to follow at 1 pm.  The suggested donation for barbeque lunch is $8.  Central is a co-sponsor of the event. Some of the auction items will be on display before the event.

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

Grab your running shoes and join VBS FUN RUN using the theme verse 2 Timothy 4:7-8a
(I have fought the good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith…)

  • June 14 – 18 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
  • Preschool class for three and four year olds
  • 5 years through current 5th graders will learn through stories, crafts and more
  • Youth serve as assistant leaders (talk to Tiffany G.)
  • Bible Study class for adults held at the same time
  • Childcare for infants and toddlers provided
  • Registration begins on May 31st – bring your children, grandchildren, neighbors…
  • Half-mile COLOR RUN for children, youth, and adults on last night!
Items needed for VBS:
  • Monetary donations for supplies and snack foods
  • 6 rolls of paper towels
  • Large package of napkins
  • 5 oz. paper cups (300 total)
  • 12 oz. paper or plastic cups (200 total)
  • Wet wipes
See Tiffany Grossman or Cheryl Moles for more information.

Dates for your planning calendar:

May 16 – Ladies’ Breakfast 9:30 am

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

May 21 – Red Cross Blood Drive

May 24 – Pentecost; Kids Hope Sunday – Wear red!  Pentecost offering received

May 31 – 5th Sunday Carry-in lunch

June 7 – HEMEfund Lunch & Auction (United Methodist Temple)

June 14 – Jonathan Rudy’s last day; farewell lunch

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 15-23, 2015
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

5/15 
5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out/Youth Movie Night

5/16
9:30 am Ladies’ Brunch

5/17
9:30 am Youth practice
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; Youth Service
11:30 am Youth Pasta Lunch – fundraiser for summer mission trip
11:45 am High Ground Rehearsal
12:00 pm Lant dining at Westminster Village

5/18
11:00 am Family Prayer Group 

5/19
5:15 pm T3EM Supper and Childcare
5:30 pm Worship Commission meets
5:30 pm Finance Commission meets
6:00 pm Mission Committee meets
6:30 pm Church Life Church Action Commission meets
6:30 pm Christian Nurture Commission meets
6:30 pm Facilities Commission meets

5/20
11:15 am Church Staff meeting
7:00 pm Communication Commission meets

5/21
2:00 pm Red Cross Blood Drive

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:
Todd Whitaker 5/15; Becky Payne 5/18; Matt Glenn, Jennifer Skelton 5/19; Sally Moulton 5/20; Andrew Mardis 5/23

Reminders for Sunday, May 17
Liturgist: Youth
Children’s Moment: Youth
Greeters: Rader family
Ushers: 3rd, 4th & 5th grade students
Hosts: N/A
Session Open & Close: Linda Shaw, Al Holder
Bus Assistant: Brad Bough

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, May 17, 2015,
the Seventh Sunday of Easter (Year B)

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

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