Announcements for March 25, 2018

CHANCEL FLOWERS THIS MORNING are given in honor of Peggy Mahan’s 75th birthday by her friends.


PRAYER OF ILLUMINATION.  A series of musical meditations are being offered as our Prayer of Illumination each week in Lent.


AS YOU EXIT THE SANCTUARY this morning, please take a palm from one of the ushers. Hosannah!


TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO ORDER EASTER FLOWERS.  Please stop by the Welcome Center and fill out a brown envelope if you wish to order a plant in memory or in honor of a loved one.


JOIN US FOR MAUNDY THRUSDAY WORSHIP on Thursday, March 29 at 7 pm. This will be a service of scripture and music, a message brought by Rev. Black, and we will celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper.


GOOD FRIDAY NOONTIME LENTEN SERVICE.  There will be a noontime Good Friday service (no luncheon) for our community on Friday, March 30, at St. James’ Episcopal Church, 409 E. Lancaster Avenue, Downingtown.


SUNDAY, APRIL 1 please join us for Easter Sunday Worship at either 8:30 or 10:30 am.  We welcome you to our joyous celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ!


PARKING ON EASTER SUNDAY.  We request that anyone comfortable walking please park farther away from the building and in our overflow lots on Easter Sunday.  Over-flow parking will be available at Pook & Pook and Blackhawk Apartments. Thank you.


CHILD CARE ON EASTER SUNDAY: Children are always welcome to spend the full hour in worship. On Easter, Godly Play will take the week off, but the nursery in room 118 will remain open.


A GIFT TO ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING enables the PC(USA) to share God’s love with our neighbors-in-need around the world by providing relief to those affected by natural disasters, providing food to the hungry, and helping to empower the poor and oppressed.  This special offering will be collected on Easter Sunday morning.  Envelopes are available in the pews.


KIDS CENTRAL PRESCHOOL BOARD is in need of a member of the Board of Directors. The Board meets 6-8 times per year, and provides oversight to the running of the preschool. We are looking for someone with an education background and/or recent familiarity with preschools in the area and a network of families to use as a sounding board for new and fresh ideas. To apply, please send a resume to either RaeAnn Lukavsky or John Yurkutat by the end of March.


NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.  One volunteer is needed weekly to serve with Ann Lash in the infant room. Please sign up on the calendar outside the nursery to support this important ministry.


LOOKING FOR A CHALLENGE?  You might be interested in “Jewels of the Forgotten Prince,” an escape room event designed by our youth. Choose the night that suits you best:  April 6, 7, 13 or 14. Teams of up to six people will solve puzzles together to escape the tomb before the mummy awakes.  Each team will purchase tickets for a one-hour timed event.  Money raised will benefit summer trips to camp and mission. Stay tuned for more information!


HELP COMBAT HUNGER in our community by attending the Honey Brook Food Pantry Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday April 7, from 6:30 – 9:30PM at Forks of the Brandywine EPC. Steveanna Wynn, SHARE Executive Director, nationally renowned HUNGER expert and Philadelphia Inquirer Person of the Year will discuss awareness, impact on children and solutions!   Upscale buffet catered by Ludwig’s Village Market.  Tickets $50 per person, $85 couple, $320 for Table of 8. For tickets, please visit or see Becky Zeeger.  Thanks!


PER CAPITA GIVING.  The 2018 per capita for each CPC member is $34.78.  Please consider making a contribution toward support of the broader mission of our denomination.  Use the envelope provided in your offering box, or write per capita in the memo section of your check.  Thank you!



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