CPC e-news for September 8, 2017

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Church Calendar for September 8 – 16, 2017
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

9/8
5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out

9/9
10:00 am Sanctuary set-up
10:00 am Presbytery Assembly at Pyoca

9/10
10:30 am Worship
11:30 am Holypalooza Children/Youth Choir Rehearsal
5:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group at Central

9/1-9/15 Sarah Kelsheimer on vacation

9/11
11:00 am Family Prayer Group

9/12
7:00 pm Holypalooza Choir Rehearsal

9/13
11:15 am Church Staff meeting
7:00 pm Session meets

9/16
9:00 am Servicepalooza

Dates for your planning calendar:
September 17 – Holypalooza Worship, UCM BBQ
September 30 – Saleapalooza

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Thanks to the Worship Commission and many others that have worked hard to set up worship in the sanctuary tomorrow. There are chairs in place. We also welcome the choir back from a break for the summer.

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 begin on September 10 at 9:30 am.

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.

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

SAWS ramp build – on September 16. Let Josh Powers know by August 21 if you will be helping with this vital ministry to the community. Ramps are built for  those who may otherwise be homebound due to not having a way to get out of their house in a wheelchair.

Race for the Cure Survivor brunch – will be hosted at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. The children of the churches are making cards to be given to the survivors.  A few volunteers are needed to help. See Kevin Buchanan or Josh Powers to sign up.

Volunteers are needed to help with the UCM BBQ fundraiser. Set-up and cooking is on Saturday.

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.
REMINDERS FOR SUNDAY, September 10
Liturgist: Joy Sutter 
Children’s Moment:
Bob Guell
Ushers:
Youth
Hosts:
Conner family
Session Open & Close:
 Nancy Edgerton, Valeri Kershaw
Bus Assistant:
 Fred Rubey
 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:
Larry Clinkenbeard, John Ragle 9/13; Jon Ford, John Whalen 9/15

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, September 10, 2017, the Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

Staff eMails:

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

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