Announcements for 09-24-17

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ELDER ON CALL: Each week an Elder will be available for congregational needs. This week that Elder is Kate Harrell.

A LIGHT RECEPTION for the Rev. Dr. Doug McLeroy will follow today’s Worship in the North Parlor.

COME SHARE in a Potluck Breakfast Fellowship Meal on Sunday, October 1 at 9:30am.  Bring your favorite breakfast goodies to share and enjoy a presentation with Ben Mathes from Mission: Hope (formerly Rivers of the World or ROW) during our Spiritual Formation Hour. Set up help (around 9) and clean up help (around 10:30) is needed for this breakfast, please contact Charlie Adams with your offer of support for these tasks.

PENNIES FOR HUNGER will be received October 1.

PEACE & GLOBAL WITNESS OFFERING will be received October 1. The offering supports a variety of peacemaking efforts: 25 percent is retained by the congregation, 25 percent is used by Synods and Presbyteries, and 50 percent is allocated by the General Assembly ministries.

THIS WEEK in The Story:  Chapter 2 – Genesis 12-35

Next Week in The Story:  Catch up or read ahead into Chapter 3 -Genesis 35-50

If you ordered a copy of “The Story” and have not yet picked it up, they are available in the church office.

Gatherings to study “The Story” beyond Worship:

Sunday Mornings at 9:45 – 2nd Floor Classroom or Fellowship Hall

Tuesday Evening at 7:00 – Initial gathering on Oct. 3 in the Prayer Chapel (We will decide the group’s meeting frequency then.)

GIVING STATEMENTS (through August) are located in the narthex.

PEW ENVELOPES:  We have added blank envelopes to the pew racks for those who might wish to share cash tithes or offerings.   Remember to include your name on the envelope should you wish to have contributions noted through a giving statement for tax purposes.