CPC e-news for September 4, 2015



 JESUS’ LOVE IS BUBBLIN’ OVER!  Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108;  K-2nd grade elementary – room 202; 3rd – 5th grades elementary – room 103; Middle School Confirmation Class – room 200; High School/Intergenerational Current Event Discussion – room 201; Exploring the Book of Confessions – FH Classroom B; Christian Parenting – FH Classroom C.
The Sunday School offering for milk at 14th and Chestnut continues.  Please give generously!

The Wednesday Crafters  meet every Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm.  Bring a sack lunch and help with a variety of crafts for the fall Bazaar.

Kid’s Hope Update – On Wednesday, September 9, mentors will have the opportunity to take a tour of Deming Elementary School and meet the principal and school counselor.  We will meet at 3:15 pm by the school office and go from there.  We understand not everyone will be able to make it to this meeting due to other obligations during the day, but hope that many of you will be able to come.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact Suzanne Downs at suzanne@thcpc.org.

We will join our church row sister churches in celebration of our ministries for worship on Sunday, September 27.  A parade will begin at the plaza at 7th and Cherry at 9:30 am and process to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church for worship at 10:00 am.  Holy Communion will be served. Following worship, all are welcome to enjoy lunch at the United Campus Ministries Barbecue which will be held at Centenary United Methodist.

Servicepalooza will take place on Saturday, September 26.  Please sign up to work at either the SAWS ramp project, the Community Garden, or to be on the Holypalooza Race for the Cure team.  In addition, donations to the United Campus Ministries Food Pantry are being collected.  Please get only items on the following list and bring them to Central before Sept 24.  Our work and offerings will be dedicated during the worship service.
Students often have limited cooking facilities and need:
Tuna, Spam, Rice, Ramen Noodles, Soups (no tomato), Pasta, Pasta Sauce, Mac & Cheese (microwave pkg), Canned Fruit, Cereal, Chips, Crackers, Nuts, Trail Mix, Jelly, Dried Fruit, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Deodorant, Shampoo, Laundy Detergent, Can Opener

A new church directory will be published later this month.  Please be sure that we have your correct address, phone, and email information in the church database. Call the office if there is an update.

Audio recordings of sermons now available:
Did you miss a sermon?  Oh no!  But fret not, all is not lost; audio recordings of Lant’s and Scott’s sermons are now available on the church website, www.thcpc.org.    All of the August sermons have been successfully added.  There are also some (but not all) of the sermons from earlier in 2014 and 2015.   To find them, either go to this link: https://www.thcpc.org/sermons/  or, from the church homepage, select “About Us” and then “Sermons” to see the list. (Sometimes you may need to click on “Browse Series” once you are on the “Sermons” page to see the most recent addition.)  Sermon recordings should normally appear on the website the same afternoon they have been delivered.

Plastic caps are NO longer being collected.

Dates for your planning calendar:

September 11 – Parents’ Night Out (date changed due to holiday weekend)

September 26 – Servicepalooza

September 27 – Holypalooza worship at St. Stephen’s; UCM Barbecue lunch at Centenary

October 4 – Worship; Holy Communion; Baby Shower for Evie Templeton

October 25 – Carry-in lunch and program with the Christ and Haan families

Church Calendar for September 4-12, 2015
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

9/8 – 9/11 Sarah Kelsheimer on vacation. Be sure to use cpcoffice@thcpc.org email if you need to get information into the office.
The church office will open at 9:00 am each day.  The office will be closed on September 7 for Labor Day.

9:00 am High Ground rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; Holy Communion

Church Office Closed

10:00 am Fine Arts Committee 

10:00 am Bazaar Crafters
11:15 am Church Staff meeting
7:00 pm Session meets

5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out/Youth Movie Night

10:00 am Presbytery of Ohio Valley Assembly

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:
Brad Chironna 9/5; Patrick Mellor 9/9

Reminders for Sunday, September 6
Liturgist: Jim Moles
Children’s Moment: Scott Paul-Bonham
Greeters: Bill & Brenda Green
Ushers: Fred Rubey, Paul & Linda Shaw, Murray & Eunice Pate
Hosts: Haan family
Session Open & Close: Joyce Cook, Don Lowder
Bus Assistant: Don Lowder

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, September 6, 2015, the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)


Staff eMails:

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

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