CPC e-news for November 11, 2016


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A Pastoral Letter from Presbytery of Ohio Valley Executive Presbyter, Susan McGhee, on the day after the election

Bibles will be presented to our 1st and 6th grade students on Sunday, November 13th.

An opportunity to see six members (Chuck & Jean Shutt, Susan, Miller & Maxine Bough, Megan Rader) of Central Pres.
in the CHRISTMAS COMMUNITY THEATER PLAY will be offered at a group rate (20 or more).
A CHRISTMAS CAROL (stage version)
We will begin taking orders Nov. 6th
Hanging of the Greens will take place Tuesday November 29  with a pizza supper served from 5:15 to 6:00. Decorating from 6:00 to 7:00 and a brief dedication service at 7:00 pm. This is for all ages and abilities. Childcare will be provided for the youngest children.
ADVENT DEVOTIONAL – The Worship Commission with the leadership of Scott Paul-Bonham is creating an Advent Devotional written by CPC members and friends. Please see Scott if you are willing to write a devotion using his scheduled scriptures. The deadline for submission is November 13 to have the booklets ready before Advent begins on November 27.
Unity Presbyterian Church invites us to attend the dedication of their new bell tower on Sunday, November 13 at 1:00 pm with a reception following.


You are invited to take part in the Kids Hope USA National Prayer Call along with the Kids Hope USA Staff and other Kids Hope SUA volunteers from across the country in a time of prayer and encouragement!
When: Friday, November 18th @ 1:00pm (EST)
*Toll Free: 1-888-853-9372 Pass Code: 8562324* Please note, this call is 15 minutes and listen-only.
Each November we take time as an organization to lift up and encourage the Kids Hope USA programs around the country.
Please consider taking some time during this month to pray for the students involved in the Kids Hope USA program, and those who are still waiting for mentors.
Prayer Partners are an important part of the Kids Hope Equation – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opFECdCHhs0&feature=youtu.be

The United Campus Ministries Food Pantry is out of food. UCM is looking for donations. With an increase number of students using the food pantry this semester, they are finding it hard to keep the shelves stocked.
Here’s the food pantry list:
· Canned soup
· Ramen noodle
· Canned meat
· Macaroni
· Bread
· Pasta
· Granola bars
· Canned fruit
· Canned beans
· Pasta sauce
· Cereal
· Oatmeal
· Peanut butter and jelly
· Sandwich crackers
· Popcorn
Church Calendar for November 11 – 19, 2016
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out

8:45 am Choir rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:00 am Children’s Music
10:30 am Worship; Bible Sunday
1:00 pm Unity Presbyterian Bell Tower Dedication
4:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group attend Masterworks Chorale
5:30 pm 7th Cents Youth Group meets at Centenary Methodist
6:00 pm Sunday School Teacher Meeting

11:00 am Family Prayer Group – including lunch

10:00 am Seekers and Searchers Women’s Bible Study
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
6:15 pm Facilities Commission meets
6:30 pm Christian Nurture Commission meets
6:30 pm Church Life Church Action Commission meets

6:00 pm Youth Design Team meets
7:00 pm Communication Commission meets
7:00 pm Choir Cantata Rehearsal

Dates for your planning calendar:


November 13 Bible Sunday

November 20 Christ the King Sunday

November 27 First Sunday in Advent

November 29 Hanging of the Greens

December 11 Christmas Cantata

December 18 Children/Youth Christmas Program

Liturgist: Joyce Cook
Children’s Moment:
 Cheryl Moles
 Christ Family
Bob & Mary McLaughlin
Session Open & Close:
Bob McLaughlin, Bob Guell
Bus Assistant:
Leanne Holder

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:
John Cleveland, Claire Mang, Susan Moulton 11/12; Buddy Berry 11/13; Aspen Kershaw 11/15; Matt Guell, Bill Hogan 11/16; Alvin Stinnett 11/17; Jean Wilkinson 11/18; Eliza Payne 11/19

Revised Common Lectionary Readings forSunday, November 13, 2016, the Thirty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
First Reading Isaiah 65:17-25
First Reading Isaiah 12
Second Reading 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Gospel Luke 21:5-19

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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