CPC e-news for May 16, 2014


Like Poem like star
by Min Seo

Giving my heart
in beautiful
poetic words

Becoming a light
with a tiny body
like a star

Like a poem
and a star
I serve others
before me

Like a poem
and a star
I want to live
praising the creator

 Church Calendar for May 16 – 24, 2014

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

9:00 am Choir rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School
10:30 am Worship; Teacher appreciation
11:30 am Fellowship Time
5:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group

12:00 pm Family Prayer Group at church   

5:15 pm T3EM supper and childcare
5:30 pm Worship Commission meets
5:30 pm Finance Commission meets
6:30 pm Christian Nurture Commission meets
6:30 pm Facilities Commission meets
7:00 pm Church Life Church Action Commission meets                                                                                                                                                

11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
5:00 pm Holypalooza Planning Team at St. Stephen’s
7:00 pm Communication Commission meets

2:00 pm Red Cross Blood Drive
6:00 pm Youth Design Team



Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108; Younger Elementary (K-2nd) – room 202; Older Elementary (3rd – 5th) room 103; Middle School – room 200; 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.

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.

7th Cents Youth Group will lead worship at Central on May 11.  Graduates will be recognized and Scholarships will be presented.

Give a little and get the satisfaction of helping save lives!  Please donate blood at the American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, May 22 from 2 to 6 pm at Central.  Snacks and drinks will be provided following blood donations.  Sign up in fellowship hall after worship or see or call Robin Danek  812-298-4802 or rldanek@gmail.com.

Blood drive

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS NEEDED!  Our summer Sunday Sunday School program will run June 1 through August 10 from 9:30 to 10:20 am.  Teachers are needed for the preschool, elementary, and youth (combined MS & HS) levels.  You may teach one or more weeks as you desire.  Don’t worry, lesson plans and materials are provided for all classes. Background checks are required for all teachers if you have not already had one through CPC.  Please contact Sandy Mead or Cheryl Moles to schedule the date(s) that you will teach. Thanks!

Congratulations to the Surrell Scholarship Recipients:
Rachael Bayless, Claire Bailey, Nathan Paul-Bonham, Sarah Rose, and Victor Tilstra-Smith

Dates for your planning calendar:

May 22 – Red Cross Blood Drive
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

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:

Becky Payne 5/18; Matt Glenn, Jennifer Skelton 5/19; Sally Moulton 5/20; Fritz Pugh 5/24

Reminders for Sunday, May 18

Children’s Moment: Cheryl Moles
Greeters: Beth, Peter & Caroline Christ
Ushers: Bill & Joyce Cook, Don Lowder, Bob Horneker, Susan Hoffman, Fred Simmons
Hosts: Warren & Mary Ann Clem
Session Open and Close: Al Holder, Scott Racop

Staff eMails:

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org


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