CPC e-news for May 5, 2017

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On Communion Sunday members are asked to make a voluntary contribution to the Deacons’ Fund so that they may aid the distressed and afflicted of our community. Special envelopes are available on the tables near the stairs to the narthex.

CLCA is hosting a Welcome Baby Shower for Nicholas Spencer on the day of his baptism, May 7. The family has requested that instead of gifts for Nicholas, donations to COVERED IN LOVE, INC be given. This organization assists needy families with disposable diapers and refers them to community resources and services. Those wishing to donate by check should mail them to: Covered with Love, Inc. 2001 S 1st St, Terre Haute, IN 47802

Scholarship application deadline is Sunday! Central Presbyterian Church is fortunate to have funds set aside to assist our college students achieve their higher education through the Surrell Scholarship. These book scholarships are available to church members and other active participants that will be working toward a degree at any level in the summer or fall of 2017. Applications are now available in the church office. They need to be received back in the office by May 7. Late applications will not be accepted. Scholarships will be presented on May 21.

 Graduation Owl Clip Art Clipart Panda Free Clipart ImagesWHO is graduating in 2017? Please notify the church office of your high school or college graduate! Graduate recognition will be during worship on May 21.

Holypalooza will be held at Central on September 17. This is a joint worship and celebration of ministries for Central Presbyterian, Centenary United Methodist, and St. Stephen’s Episcopal churches along with United Campus Ministries. The UCM annual fundraiser BBQ will be held the same day. Watch for Servicepalooza information as the ministries do mission together in the community.

“The Jesus Way” VBS will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church on June 19-22 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Registration forms will be available at church or on the thcpc website beginning May 7.  Please let Cheryl know how you can help!
It is time to register for summer church camp! Go to www.pyoca.org for information and to register.
Church Calendar for May 6 – 13, 2017
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship – Youth Sunday; Baptism; Holy Communion
11:30 am Fellowship – Baby Shower for Nicholas Spencer

11:00 am Family Prayer Group

10:00 am Fine Arts Committee meets
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
7:00 pm Session meets

7:00 Women’s Book Club

5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out

Dates for your planning calendar:
VBS – June 19-22 at Trinity Lutheran Church
Sunday School Teacher appreciation, Graduate recognition, Scholarship presentation 5/21
Summer Intergenerational Sunday School – June 25 & July 31 (no weekly classes)

Liturgist: Youth
Children’s Moment:
Session Open & Close:
 Nancy Edgerton, Valeri Kershaw
Bus Assistant:
Fred Simmons

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:
Scott Racop, Jack Turman III 5/5; William Seo, Luanne Tilstra, Victor Tilstra-Smith 5/7; Paul Ekstrom 5/8; Jon Harder 5/9; Maddison Judge 5/10; Jean Shutt 5/12; Danielle Payne, Christopher Spencer 5/13

Staff eMails:

  • Transitional Pastor – Rev. Kevin Buchanan: kevin@thcpc.org
  • Christian Educator – Cheryl Moles: cheryl@thcpc.org
  • Church/Financial Secretary – Sarah Kelsheimer: sarah@thcpc.org
  • Youth Director – Connor Scanlon: connor@thcpc.org
  • Music Director – Mark Carlisle: mark.carlisle@indstate.edu
  • Facility information/concerns – facilities@thcpc.org
  • Kids Hope – Suzanne Downs: suzanne@thcpc.org

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org

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