CPC e-news for November 4, 2016

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The 2016 BOOKS, BAKERY AND BARGAINS BAZAAR
Saturday, November 5th
Breakfast, Bazaar, Bake Shop, and Lunch 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

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November 6 – 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 bereavement meals, vouchers for utility bills, holiday food baskets and others ways to help the church family and the community.

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Bibles will be presented to our 1st and 6th grade students on Sunday, November 13th. The Bibles will be in fellowship hall this Sunday for members of the church family to sign as a remembrance for these young people.

An ELECTION EVE PRAYER SERVICE will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Monday, November 7 at 7:00 pm. Everyone is welcome.

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)
DATE:  DECEMBER 4th 2:30 pm MATINEE
COST;  $18.00/ADULTS  $13.00/CHILDREN OR STUDENTS
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.

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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.

UCM FOOD PANTRY NEEDS DONATIONSLET’S FILL OUR GROCERY CART THIS SUNDAY
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 4 – 12, 2016
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

11/4
5:30 pm Bazaar Dinner (must have ticket)

11/5 
8:00 am Books, Bakery and Bargains Bazaar
1:30 pm 7th Cents Youth Rake and Run

11/6
8:45 am Choir rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; All Saints Day; Holy Communion; Pledge Sunday

11/7
11:00 am Family Prayer Group
7:00 pm Election Prayer Service at St. Stephen’s Episcopal

11/9
7:00 pm Session meets
7:00 pm Choir Cantata Rehearsal

11/10
7:00 pm Women’s Book Club

11/11
5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out

Dates for your planning calendar:

November 6 Pledge Sunday; All Saints Day; Daylight Savings Time ends

November 7 Election Eve Prayer Service at St. Stephen’s

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

REMINDERS FOR SUNDAY, November 6
Liturgist: Fred Rubey
Children’s Moment:
 Jean Shutt & Abby Simmons
Greeters:
 Diane Giltner, Connie McLaren
Ushers: 
Paul & Linda Shaw, Bill & Brenda Green, Tom Bogigian
Hosts:
Fred & Nancy Rubey
Session Open & Close:
Bob McLaughlin, Bob Guell
Bus Assistant: 
John Whalen

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:
Madeline Whitaker 11/4; Renee Newton, Ally Pepperworth; Violet Templeton 11/5; Murray Pate 11/6; Charles Rubey 11/9; John Cleveland, Claire Mang, Susan Moulton 11/12

Revised Common Lectionary Readings forSunday, November 6, 2016, the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)

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Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org

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