CHANCEL FLOWERS this morning are given by Diana Cline to the glory of God and in loving memory of Abby Cline.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR for the Working Guild Community Luncheon this Thursday, October 3, from 11 am to 1 pm. Choose from a variety of delicious homemade soups, sandwiches, salads and desserts at reasonable prices. The CPC Working Guild has been supporting the ministry of the church for 43 years through the proceeds of the luncheon. Come enjoy this opportunity for good food and great fellowship. Take-out orders are available by calling the church office: 610-269-1576.
PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THIS WEEK‘S WONDER! DINNER at the Welcome Center or online at www.cpcdowningtown.org/wonder-dinner-sign-up. This week’s meal will be lasagna, salad, beverages and dessert. Gluten-free and vegetarian options can be requested. A suggested donation is $5 per person to help offset the cost of the meal; maximum for a family is $20. Or, you are welcome to bring along your own dinner and share in the fellowship.
REFLECTING THE WORLD THROUGH TEXTILES. Christians throughout the world will celebrate communion on the same Sunday, October 6. The Worship Committee is requesting that you lend to us clothes/textiles from other parts of the world that we can use to adorn the Sanctuary on that Sunday. Please bring them to the church office by Wednesday, October 2, labeled “Worship Committee” with your name and contact information so that we can return them to you later.
IF YOU HAD YOUR PICTURE TAKEN for the Lifetouch Directory last fall, your free copy of the directory is available on the table in the west narthex. A limited number of copies are available for purchase for $8, or we will take your name for ordering additional copies.
MISSION TRIPS FOR HURRICANE RELIEF are planned for the weeks of October 13-19 and October 20-26 to Wilmington, NC. These are multi-church efforts, and anyone who has gone will tell you that the accommodations are very good and the on-the ground partner is very good as well. Each group will drive down together (unless you want to go by yourself). Cost is $350 which covers transportation and lodging. Breakfast and lunch are provided; the group is on its own for dinner. Questions? Contact Koren Motel, Sally Frederick, Nash DeFord or John Yurkutat.
ENJOY A DELICIOUS PANCAKE BREAKFAST before or after worship Sunday, October 6. Proceeds benefit the work of the Mission Ministry. Suggested donation is $6. Sign up at the Welcome Center if you’d like to help cook or serve.
CROP WALK is next Sunday, October. 6, 2 pm. Walkers leave from the CPC parking lot. Please see Alexandra Barainyak or Dan Beam if you would like to participate and need a sponsor form, if you would like to sponsor someone who is walking, or if you can help at a registration table. All walkers are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the Lord’s Pantry. We hope to get 50 walkers from CPC in honor of 50 years of CROP Walk!
PEACE & GLOBAL WITNESS OFFERING – This special offering will be collected on World Communion Sunday, October 6. Envelopes are provided in the pews.
FALL SENIOR LUNCHEON. Our Deacon’s Fall Senior Luncheon is coming up on Thursday, October 17 at noon in Fellowship Hall. If you are a Senior or Veteran, please be our guest! Come enjoy warm fellowship, a delicious meal, and some delightful entertainment! We also welcome any volunteers who are interested in participating. If you are available, we can always use help with greeting, serving, setting up, cleaning up, and most of all fellowship with our Seniors & Veterans attending the luncheon! Sign-ups are at the Welcome Center.
CAFÉ CENTRAL FOR OCTOBER. We all love the fellowship of Café Central. Robin McMillen is looking for those willing to serve as guest hosts October 13, 20, and 27. Guest hosts bring in some items to share, and help prepare and clean up the day of the event. If you are interested, please sign up on the bulletin board next to the Welcome Center. If you would like to participate by providing a favorite baked good, fruit platter, etc. then that is welcome too. It is so nice to share favorite recipes with your church family. Please contact Robin so she can make a note and plan accordingly