CPC e-news for September 16, 2017

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Church Calendar for September 16-23, 2017
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

9:00 am Servicepalooza (Activities for Children & Youth at Central)

10:00 am Holypalooza Worship; Holy Communion
11:30 am Fellowship
11:30 am UCM BBQ Fundraiser Lunch at Centenary

11:00 am Family Prayer Group

5:15 pm T3EM Supper and Childcare

5:30 pm Finance Commission 
5:30 pm Worship Commission
6:00 pm Mission Committee
6:15 pm Facilities Commission
6:30 pm Christian Nurture Commission
6:30 pm Church Life Church Action Commission

6:15 am Youth Design Team
7:00 pm Communication Commission meets


Dates for your planning calendar:
September 30 – Saleapalooza
October 1 – World Communion Sunday
October 29 – Reformation Sunday


HOLYPALOOZA will be held at Central on September 17. This is a joint worship at 10 am at Central and celebration of the 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. There is NOT Sunday School at Central. 

Offering will be received in your usual numbered envelope or in an envelope provided at the service and marked for your designated recipient ministry.  All loose offering will go to United Campus Ministries.

Donations to the Deacons’ Fund this month will be sent to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance to help with Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma victims. Donations are still being accepted.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is the emergency and refugee program of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. PDA enables congregations and mission partners of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) to witness to the healing love of Christ through caring for communities adversely affected by crisis and catastrophic event.


“Here I Am Lord” is our Sunday School theme.
Classes for preschool through adult resume on September 24 at 9:30 am.

SERVICEPALOOZA – the four ministries will be working together on various service projects over the next few weeks.  Childcare will be available on Saturday morning, Sept. 16 for those participating in projects. Elementary children and youth will have supervised projects during those times.

Collect items for the food pantries at UCM and 14th and Chestnut Community Center. Central has specific items to bring for the Sundays leading up to Holypalooza. Each church is focusing on 2 or 3 different items each week so that a good mix is received overall. You may bring in any of the items at any time.
August 27 – Toilet paper; Instant Mashed Potatoes
Sept. 3 – Tuna; Gravy (can or jar)
Sept. 10 – Ramen noodles; Stuffing mix
Sept. 17 Spaghetti & Sauce


Sale-a-palooza – CLCA is sponsoring a “Books, Bakery, and Bargains” sale on September 30 from 8am to noon. This is a part of the Holypalooza 7th Street Church Row sales at all ministry sites. Start saving your books and “stuff” today. Things may be brought to the church for storage until the sale.
Liturgist: N/A
Children’s Moment:
Jim Moles
Connor & Kendra Scanlon, Jim Moles, Cyndee Jenkins
Session Open & Close:
 Nancy Edgerton, Valeri Kershaw
Bus Assistant:
 Brad Bough
 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:
Jon Ford, John Whalen 9/15; Grant Racop 9/18; Mary Jean DeMarr 9/20; Carol Ennis, Eunice Pate 9/21; Marci Shaw 9/22

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, September 17, 2017, the Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
First Reading Exodus 14:19-31
Psalm 114:1-8
Second Reading Romans 14:1-12
Gospel Matthew 18:21-35

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Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: http://www.presbyteryov.org/

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