CPC e-news for May 30, 2014


Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.

Martin Luther

 Church Calendar for May 30 – June 7, 2014

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

9:30 am Sunday School
10:30 am Worship
11:30 am Fellowship Time
12:00 pm New Member Lunch
5:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group at Centenary (game night)
7:30 pm Mission Trip Information Meeting for parents

12:00 pm Family Prayer Group

7:00 pm VBS Leader’s Training       

10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting                                                                                                                           

7:00 pm Women’s Book Club

5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out



On Communion Sundays members are asked to make a voluntary contribution to aid the distressed and afflicted of our community.  Please consider a gift, using the Deacons’ Fund pew envelopes.   The Deacons use the funds to provide the bus ministry,  bereavement meals, vouchers for utility bills, holiday food baskets and others ways to help the church family and the community.

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.  Summer Sunday School begins on June 1.  There will be Preschool, Elementary (current K-5th), and Youth (current 6th – 12th grades) and the adult classes.

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.

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 – The first crafting session for the Fall Bazaar is Wednesday, June 4 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:

Cody Scherb 5/30; Doug Payne 6/1; Kathleen Smith 6/4; Patrick Duffy, Allison Harder, Nancy Johnson 6/5; Barbara Lehman 6/6; Sarah Kelsheimer 6/7

Liturgist: Kevin Christ
Children’s Moment: Kevin Christ
Greeters: Mary Horneker, Kathleen Smith
Ushers: Paul & Linda Shaw, Sean & Amanda Mang, Fred Rubey
Hosts: Sean & Amanda Mang
Session Open and Close: Linda Shaw, Susan Moulton

Staff eMails:

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org


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