Announcements for the Week of May 12, 2019

CHANCEL FLOWERS THIS MORNNG are given to the glory of God and in honor of Natalie by Amy, Travis and Andy.


FIRST CALL FOR A SPECIAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING.  The Session calls a special congregational meeting for Sunday May 19, 2019 for the purposes of dissolving the call of Rev. Black at his request, and to update the terms of call for Rev. Chudy.




HIS MISSION.  Please stop by the table in the North Narthex this morning to pick up a slip for our May His Mission meal.  We will be serving “Breakfast for Dinner,” so items needed are eggs, bacon, sausage, bagels, English muffins, pancake mix, orange juice and bananas.  Please bring your items to church next Sunday.  Thank you for supporting this mission.


SHARE THE LOVE.  Please take this morning’s insert with you when you go grocery shopping and pick up one or more of the items on the list, so that we can share the love with those in our community in need.





MEET YOUR DEACON SUNDAY is next Sunday, May 19.  Every member and regular attender has a Deacon, assigned by alphabetical order.  Your Deacon wants to connect with you and support you.  Stop by Fellowship Hall after worship. Your Deacon would love to get to know you!


VBS NEEDS A DECORATING TEAM! Help us transform CPC into a tiny Downingtown to support the neighborhood theme. We need a team leader as well as a few people who will support the effort. This is a great way to be involved before VBS and put your creativity to work—adults and youth are encouraged to participate. If you are interested, let’s meet up on May 19 in the Atrium during fellowship time and begin planning.





HYMN SING each fourth Sunday of the month at 9:15 am.  Come gather in the sanctuary on Sunday, May 26 at 9:15 am to suggest and sing your favorite hymns. Our organist, pianist and choir will be there to join in.




THE CPC MEN’S MINISTRY GROUP meets this Thursday May 16, at 1:30 pm in the Prayer Room.  Please contact Gerry Mello for more information about this opportunity for Bible study and fellowship.  Newcomers welcome!



CAFÉ CENTRAL HOSTS. We are looking for individuals or CPC groups to serve as Café Central Hosts for May 19 and May 26.  A small budget is available to help offset the cost of food.  Please see Brad Aucker for more details.


RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE.  CPC’s next Blood Drive is Friday, May 24, from 2 to 7 p.m.  It’s time to make an appointment!  Just go to and find our drive by zip code or by date.  Or, you can call the church office and we will be happy to schedule an appointment for you.  Special incentives are a Memorial Day themed t-shirt and a $5 amazon gift card.  Thank you—a single unit of blood can save up to three lives!




SUPPORT OUR SCOUTS.  Troop 23 is holding its annual Mother’s Day Flower Sale in the parking lot this morning.  Also, mark your calendar for a scout car wash on Sat., May 25, 9am-3pm.


SUMMER CHILDREN’S WORSHIP. Each Sunday from June 2 through August 18 two volunteers are needed to teach children ages 4-8 during worship. Student helpers can also sign up. Lessons are available now, and the weekly topics are on the sign up. Find a friend, choose a Sunday and sign up to support this ministry to CPC’s kids. There is a sign-up sheet at the Welcome Center. See Amy Lisk with questions.


BACCALAUREATE SUNDAY is June 2, when we will recognize all of our graduates from high school, college or higher-level degree programs during worship.  If someone in your family is graduating, we would like the graduate’s name, where graduating from, degree, future plans and a picture.  Please email Nancy Hilton, [email protected] .


PICK UP A SCHEDULE OF SUMMER YOUTH EVENTS at the Welcome Center and join us whenever you can. Bookmarks with the book selections and discussion dates are also available there. As always, friends welcome at all events!


A CHURCH SAFEETY COMMITTEE has been organized under the Board of Trustees.  The committee is seeking volunteers to support the church’s response to a variety of potential emergencies that might arise during worship and at other times the church is occupied.  Volunteers will be trained to facilitate an effective response should we be faced with sudden critical situations.  Please contact Joe Clark by email at [email protected] if you are willing to support the committee in this important role.


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