Announcements for the week of August 18, 2019

CHANCEL FLOWERS THIS MORNNG are given by Arlene Stevenson to the glory of God and in honor of her daughter Shelly Anderson’s birthday.

 

LET’S PLAN FOR YOUTH SUNDAY! Tonight, from 7-8PM, the youth group will gather at Rita’s in Eagleview to begin planning for Youth Sunday at the end of September. We have lots to talk about and many roles to fill. Hope you’ll join us to talk about the possibilities!

 

BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS.  Next Sunday, August 25, we will have a special “blessing time” for our children and teachers as they return to school – or start for the first time! We send them on their way knowing we have entrusted them to God for a great year of learning and friendship. So students and teachers, bring your backpack to worship and receive a special backpack tag with a blessing.

 

GOOD WORKS REMINDER for this Saturday, August 24, 9:00amSame time; same place!  Hope you can join us this month!  Please RSVP for the lunch count to Koren Motel or Jim Lucas.  We so appreciative and are grateful for your support of this mission.

 

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  On Sunday, September 1st, during Extending the Table, we will be having CPR and AED training.  The training will be provided by Aidan’s Heart Foundation and led by our own Christa Glogowski, who is also one of their board members. Aidan’s Heart Foundation is committed to providing awareness, education, and support to the communities of the southeast Pennsylvania region and its surrounding area to create heart-safe communities for youth regarding the prevention of and/or response to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. We are looking for CPC volunteers with current CPR/AED certification to help out that day.  If you would like to help, please see Christa Glogowski or Brad Aucker.

 

A WONDER! KICK-OFF PICNIC will be held on Wednesday, September 4, at 6pm.  Come out for an evening of fellowship and learn more about the upcoming offerings for Wonder! and Grand Central Stations.  There will also be an opportunity for you to meet Rev. Jenny Warren, our new Transitional Pastoral Associate.  If you plan to attend, please RSVP by signing up at the Welcome Center or calling the office.

 

 

RESCHEDULED YOUTH POOL PARTY —Students in grades 6-12 are invited to attend a pool party at 24 Spring Meadow Drive, Sunday September 8, from 2-4PM. Hopefully, the weather will cooperate, and we’ll have a chance to enjoy some end of summer sun!

 

LEAD Elementary-aged Kids Class at Wonder!  Volunteers are needed to serve on Wednesdays from 7-8:15PM with kids from K-5th Grade, beginning September 11. Lessons and activities provided. Looking for people to serve at least 2 weeks per month on a rotation, at least through mid-December, with option to continue again when Wonder! resumes in February. Talk to Amy Lisk if you would like more information.

 

VOLUNTEER TO BE A LITURGY LEADER.  Would you like to be more involved in our wonderful worship services? We want to invite you to take a new step into worship by volunteering to help deliver the liturgy to the church. Examples include delivering the scripture before the sermon, reading a prayer, or helping deliver announcements every so often (i.e. not every week). Time commitment is minimal, but the effect of having you join us in the leadership of our worship services will be huge!  Contact Jessica Clark-Weikel with any questions or to volunteer. Email [email protected]

 

ENROLLING FOR THE FALL AT KIDS CENTRAL!   The school year is right around the corner, and there are just a few spots available for this fall. Call Director Robin Chiavetta at 610-269-0297 today for more information and to schedule a tour!  Friends and neighbors can visit our website:  www.kidscentraldtown.org.

 

 

PER CAPITA GIVING.  Shared Proportional Giving (per capita) is an amount charged to PC(USA) churches based on membership numbers, to support the broader mission of the denomination.  The 2019 per capita for each CPC member is $34.78.  What is not provided by our members must come out of our core budge.  Thanks for paying your part!  Simply write “per capita” in the memo section of your check.  Thank you.

 

MINISTRY LEADERS please let the church office know if your committee will be meeting for the coming year.  Copies of the building usage request form can be emailed to you or you can pick one up in the office.  Thank you.

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