Announcements for 05-13-18

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NEXT SUNDAY IS PENTECOST SUNDAY. To show your recognition of this special day, you are encouraged to wear red.

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

Join in our adult studies during the 9:45 a.m. Spiritual Formation time:

MAY 6 – JUNE 10 IN FELLOWSHIP HALLHalf Truths:  God Helps Those Who Help Themselves and Other Things the Bible Doesn’t Say. Stand alone video segments each week explore “Christian cliches” like the one noted in the title and bring us back to consider how the life and ministry of Jesus tells a different story.

RESUMING MAY 6 ON THE 2ND FLOOR – studies on the work of C.S. Lewis, newcomers to the group or to the spiritual writings of C.S. Lewis are welcome.

CAREGIVERS will meet May 14 at 10:00 a.m. in the session room.

FAITHFOOD:  Younger adults and young families of the congregation are invited to gather on Thursdays in May!  We’ll meet at Fursty’s Pizza at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 17 and May 31.  Join in!

HABITAT OFFERING will be received May 20 as worship begins.

PENTECOST OFFERING will be received May 20 in special envelopes. The Pentecost offering supports congregational ministries on behalf of children at risk, General Assembly ministries with youth and young adults, advocacy at the denominational level on behalf of children at risk, and PCUSA Young Adult Volunteer opportunities.

BOOK STUDY OPPORTUNITY:  Join us for a conversation with John Piper’s book, “Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ”, during May. The group will gather on Tuesday, May 22 at 6 p.m in the Session Room.

MAY 20th FELLOWSHIP MEAL:  Our last Fellowship Meal for the Spring will be held next Sunday after church!  Join us for fried chicken, garden salad, slow baked mac n cheese, and banana pudding.  Additional desserts or contributions to the donation basket are most welcome! 

OUR PASTOR NOMINATING COMMITTEE (PNC) is underway. We have received approval of our Ministry Information Form (MIF); the PNC will begin to receive potential candidates in May. Remember your elected PNC in prayer during this important time.