Announcements for the week of October 21, 2018

CHANCEL FLOWERS THIS MORNING are given by Bruce and Patty Murdoch to the glory of God and in honor of their 39th wedding anniversary.


WE WELCOME INTO MEMBERSHIP this morning Dianne Bricker and Stephanie Miller.  Both Dianne and Stephanie have been worshipping and active at CPC for quite some time, so we rejoice in welcoming them officially into our church family.  Please greet them warmly after the service!


CONGRATULATIONS to CPC members Carolyn and Kevin Smith on the birth of Nathan Ward Smith, born Monday, October 15, 8 lb., 4 oz. and 21 inches.  Proud big brother is Luke.


KIDS CENTRAL PRESCHOOL PLAYGROUND FUNDRAISER at Texas Roadhouse in Downingtown is this Tuesday, October 23, from 5-9 pm.  15% of your total food purchase will go to Kids Central.  You must have a flyer with you and give it to your server.  Flyers are available at the Welcome Center. Thanks for your support.


PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THIS WEEK‘S WONDER!  DINNER at the Welcome Center or online at  This week we will be having meatball sandwiches. There is a suggested $5 per person donation to help offset the cost of the meal; maximum for a family is $20.  You can also feel free to bring along your own dinner and share in the fellowship.


GOOD WORKS is this Saturday, October 27.  Please RSVP for lunch.  If you need directions to the homeowner’s please contact Koren Motel or Jim Lucas.  Thank you for your support of this mission!


ALL YOUTH GRADES 6-12 are invited to meet at Hurricane Hill Farm in Coatesville on Sunday, October 28 at 3 pm for the corn maze and fun on the farm. Pick up will be 5pm. Cost to students is $10. Sign up, please, in the youth room, or by texting or emailing Amy Lisk. Friends always invited.


NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY.  All Members and regular attenders of Central are encouraged to schedule a photography appointment now for our updated photo directory.  Lifetouch will be photographing at the church from Friday, November 23 to Tuesday November 27. To schedule your appointment, visit our website under “Member Information,” or find the sign up table in the west Narthex after worship, or send a request to Leah Greenwood. Every household will receive a free 8 x 10 portrait, a directory, and an opportunity to purchase additional pictures in time for Christmas. Thanks for your help with our goal of 100% participation!


SINGERS TAKE NOTE!!!  Vocal workshop for anyone who would like to sharpen their singing skills, open to our congregation and to the community, on Saturday, November 3 from 10am to 2pm.  Only cost is $5 for lunch.  Our clinicians for the day are professionals and teachers of singing: Bill Townsend and Amy McLaughlin! Email Anne Cowburn if you want to participate. (see insert)


OUR NOVEMBER EXTENDING THE TABLE is Rise Against Hunger.  Immediately following worship on Sunday, November 4, join us in Fellowship Hall where we will be assembling 12,000 highly nutritious dehydrated meals for the hungry and vulnerable in our world.  These meals are composed of rice, soy, vegetables and 23 essential vitamins and minerals, and are used primarily to support school feeding programs. We hope to have as many volunteers as possible for this multi-generational, fun-filled activity as we seek to end hunger in our lifetime.


HEIFER ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET —All are welcome to come and learn about the important work of Heifer International.  Folks of all ages can come and learn about Heifer during Wonder on Nov. 7, 14, and 28 from 6:15-7:15 each night.  Pastor Tim will lead us in some education and planning to help us prepare for the Marketplace on Sunday morning, December 2.  Join us for this time of learning and creative mission work!


PROGRESSIVE DINNER COMING SOON!  Please mark your calendar for Saturday, November 10, for an evening of socializing and sharing good food with church friends, going from house to house. Everyone who participates is asked to bring a dish to share and/or host a course.  Questions?  Contact Cathy Hankes, Linda Yurkutat or Sally Frederick.  Sign up at the Welcome Center.


OUR NOVEMBER “SECOND FRIDAYS” group, for those in grades 3-5, will be having a family game night on Friday, November 9 at 6:30 pm.  Please mark your calendars now so you won’t miss out on the fun!  Parents, grandparents and siblings are welcome.



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