CPC enews – October 18, 2019

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Church Calendar for October 18 - 26, 2019
    
10/20
8:45 am Choir rehearsal (childcare provided)
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages 
10:30 am Worship
5:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group Cookout with First Pres, Brazil
  
10/21
11:00 am Family Prayer Group

10/22
10:00 am Seekers and Searchers Women's Bible Study
4:30 pm Nominating Committee meets

10/23
12:30 pm Personnel Committee
7:00 pm Choir Rehearsal for Cantata

Dates for your planning calendar:
Gently Used Books and Items Sale - November 2
Pyoca Family Spring Retreat - April 24-26, 2020

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL –
There are two adult Sunday School classes.
1. Room 200 – Kevin Christ and Al Holder lead a study of Psalms.
2. Room 202 – Cheryl Moles is facilitating a discussion of The Great Ends of the Church (mission statements or guiding principles).

CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL
Childcare (age 2 and younger) – room 101
Preschool class – room 108
Kindergarten through 3rd grade – room 103
Tweens (4th – 8th grades) – FH east classroom
High School – room 201

PLEASE HELP THE CHURCH LIBRARY – Christian Nurture Commission oversees the library and has cleaned out the children’s book collection. Books that were removed are on tables in fellowship hall so that the congregation can help us determine if there are any of those books that should be kept because of the donor, the topic, etc. We don’t want to get rid of any books that have value for someone and we may not know. Please use a post-it note to mark a book that should be kept and write a simple explanation why the book needs to be re-shelved. If there are books that you personally like but don’t feel it needs to be kept in the library, please take it. Any books remaining after October 20 will be put in the November 2nd sale.

GENTLY USED BOOKS AND ITEMS SALE – NOVEMBER 2
8:00 AM TO 2:00 PM at Central

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO YOUTH MINISTRIES
Breakfast will be available.
Donations of books and items (no clothing) are now being accepted and should be placed in the west classroom (children’s library) by October 30.

UNDIE SUNDAY is October 27. A last service project of Holypalooza is to collect underwear for the children at 14th and Chestnut Community Center. All sizes for girls and boys (boxers only; no briefs) are needed. You may bring items in to the church on the 27th or before. Monetary donations are accepted with checks payable to 14th and Chestnut and “Undie Sunday” in the memo line. Thank you for helping with this often overlooked need.

The most recent HEMEfund newsletter can be seen at https://www.thcpc.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/HEMEFund-Newsletter-20190809.pdf

Happy Birthday to: Matthew Clinkenbeard, Theo Connor, Charlie Connor, Nancy Edgerton, Stephen Payne, Rachael Spencer 10/18; Zachariah Spencer 10/20; Hannah Grossman 10/21; Andrea Paul-Bonham 10/22; Violet Taken 10/23; Andrea Clinkenbeard, Raven Durbin, Bethany Grossman, Chris Johnson 10/24; Brenda Green, Jessica Shepherd 10/25

Assisting for October 20:
Greeters: Cyndee Jenkins, Eunice Pate
Liturgist: Murray Pate
Children’s Moment: Jim Moles
Ushers: Jim Moles, Fred Simmons, Donna Wilson
Hosts: Molly Wadsworth
Session Opening:
Kevin Christ, Bob Guell
Bus Assistant: Bill Green
Offering Counting: Barb, Leanne

To see the Sunday and daily lectionary readings go to https://www.presbyterianmission.org/devotion/revised-common-lectionary/

In an effort to keep the prayer needs of our family and friends off of the website, you receive the Koinonia Prayer List by a separate email.  The same distribution list is used for both mailings, so if you unsubscribe to one, you have for both. 

Pastor – Rev. Mike Riggins: mike@thcpc.org
Christian Educator – Cheryl Moles: cheryl@thcpc.org
Church/Financial Secretary – Sarah Kelsheimer: sarah@thcpc.org
Youth Director – Connor Scanlon: connor@thcpc.org
Music Director – Mark Carlisle: mark.carlisle@indstate.edu
Volunteer Coordinator – Kelly Stinnett – kelly@thcpc.org
Kids Hope – Linda Riggins – lindariggins@hotmail.com
Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: http://www.presbyteryov.org

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