CPC e-news for September 19, 2014

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

 O give thanks to the Lord, call on his name,
    make known his deeds among the peoples.
 Sing to him, sing praises to him;
tell of all his wonderful works.

Glory in his holy name;
  let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.

 Seek the Lord and his strength;
    seek his presence continually.
 Remember the wonderful works he has done,
    his miracles, and the judgments he has uttered,

Church Calendar for September 19 – 27, 2014

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

9/20
8:30 am Holypalooza Day of Service – Breakfast at CPC
9:00 am Holypalooza Day of Service at various locations

9/21
8:45 am Holypalooza Choir Rehearsal at CPC

9:30 am Holypalooza Parade begins at UCM
10:00 am Holypalooza Worship at CPC (Joint with Centenary and St. Stephen’s)
11:30 am Fellowship Time at CPC
11:30 am UCM Barbecue Fundraiser Lunch served at Centenary and St. Stephen’s
12:00 pm Lant dine and visit at Westminster Village

9/22
12:00 pm Family Prayer Group

9/23
10:00 am Seekers and Searchers Women’s Bible Study

9/24
10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
12:30 pm Personnel Committee meets
7:00 pm Choir Cantata rehearsal

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108;  Elementary – room 202; Middle School and High School – room 201; Adults and Young Adults: Coffee and Conversation – FH classroom A; Christian Studies – FH classroom B; Christian Parenting – FH Classroom C.   There will not be classes on September 21.

The Sunday School offering is money for milk at 14th and Chestnut.  Bring your coins for a little fun while giving this year!

Continue to bring the plastic caps and lids.  They will be given to Art Totality for a second bench.

Attention Crafters and those that enjoy fellowship – There is a crafting session for the Fall Bazaar every Wednesday  from 10 am to 2 pm

A new church directory will be published in the next few weeks.  Please be sure that the office has your current address, phone number(s), and email addresses.

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HOLYPALOOZA 2014 – It’s here!!!!
Saturday, September 20 will be a day of service in the community.  It is not too late to get involved!!   A light breakfast at 8:30 at Central will begin the day before our volunteers head off to 3 main locations to work until noon.  If possible, please sign up for your choice of activity so that we know how many to expect.  1. The ISU Community Garden needs produce harvested  for donation to a food pantry as well as weeding and winterizing.  2. Deming Center residents will be preparing for the move to their new location.  Friendly faces during Bingo will be needed as well as distributing home care bags for their new apartments.  (Thank you for filling those bags and returning them!).  3. The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is the same morning at Memorial Stadium.  You may choose to be a part of the Holypalooza Team by walking or running the 5K or 1-mile course or just relax by the finish line and cheer for the finishers.  There is a registration fee and you are encouraged to register online.  You may also make a donation to the team without participating.   A 4th option is to assist with set-up and preparation for the United Campus Ministries Barbecue (formerly ‘Pig Roast”).  Volunteers to serve the lunch are needed.  Please sign up in fellowship hall.  Donations of cupcakes, cookies and brownies are needed for the lunch.  They should be delivered to Centenary on the morning of the 21st.
Childcare is provided at Central for infants through 5th graders. 

Sunday, September 21 – Joint worship at 10 am at Central.  A SPECIAL OFFERING OF NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS FOR THE UCM FOOD PANTRY WILL BE RECEIVED.  Please place items in the cart in the narthex as you enter the service.  Come early and join the parade from Centenary to Central beginning at 9:30 am.  There is free parking in the parking garage on Sunday mornings.

Following the service, all are invited to enjoy lunch at the UCM Barbecue.  Serving will be at Centenary United Methodist and St. Stephen’s Episcopal Churches.  A free will offering will be taken for the meal.

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Dates for your planning calendar:

October 26 – Reformation Sunday – Celebration of John Knox’s 500th birthday

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:
Mary Jean DeMarr, Lauren Mardis 9/20; Carol Ennis, Eunice Pate 9/21; Marci Shaw 9/22; Jennifer McPeak-Bailey 9/27


 Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, September 21, 2014,
the Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

HOW TO REACH US: 
Staff eMails:

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
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resbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org

 

 

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