PHPC offers many wonderful opportunities to worship together. But creating opportunities to relax and enjoy getting to know one another better is also at the top of our list! Visit the links at left to learn more.
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Still Time to Sign Up for All-Church Retreat at Pine Cove
There are only 10 rooms left for the September 26-28 All-Church Retreat at the Pine Cove Retreat Center. Our guest speaker this year will be Austin Seminary professor Cynthia Rigby. For registration please visit www.phpc.org/pinecove.
Upcoming Adult Short-Term Class
PHPC’s next short term class, Transitions, will be Sundays August 3-24 in Jubilee Hall B at 9:30 a.m. Led by PHPC Gerontologist Dee Wadsworth, this series explores our passages and adjustments of life, everything from college, career, singlehood, marriage and more. The last week, Rev. Sarah Johnson joins Dee in the discussion of the Columbarium and memorial service preplanning. Whether you are 18 or 88 you’ll gain a new perspective on the journey of life.
Help With Unaccompanied Minors
PHPC is in conversation with Dallas County about how we can help care for the 2000 unaccompanied minors coming to Dallas by the end of July. If you would like to be part of this team, please email Elizabeth McLean at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Pack One Million Meals
Feed My Starving Kids, an organization that sends prepackaged meals to other countries requesting help in the midst of crises, has challenged the city of Dallas to pack one million meals the weekend of August 15-17. PHPC has committed to providing a large group of volunteers on Sunday, August 17 from 2-4 p.m. at Parish Episcopal School. Anyone who is 5 years old and older can participate (those under 16 must bring an adult). Sign up to volunteer at www.phpc.org/feedkids. If you want to volunteer, but are not available at that time, email Rev. Elizabeth McLean at email@example.com for information on how to sign up at another time.
Help the Choir Get Out of Town and Overseas!
The Sanctuary Choir will be on a tour of England in the summer of 2015. They will sing for worship in Oxford, sing concerts in several other churches and then join the St. Michael’s Singers and orchestra for a concert in Coventry Cathedral. To help fund the trip, the choir will host a Gala at the Malachite Ballroom at the Hotel Intercontinental in Addison on Saturday evening, September 13. The ticket includes dinner, silent auction, live auction and dancing with a live band. Tickets are $50 each or a table of 10 for $500. Tickets are available online at www.phpc.org/choirgala. Contact Sharon Hammer for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Palettes Annual Art Show: “The Kingdom of God”
The Creative Palettes art class sponsors the annual art show gracing the walls of the Atrium and Parlor hallway through August 13. Stop by and see how the artists interpret “The Kingdom of God: Thy Will be Done on Earth as it is in Heaven”, this year’s theme. 47 pieces of art are on display for your viewing pleasure. A list of artists and their works, including phone numbers, can be found in the Atrium gathering area.
No Wednesday Lunch for Summer
Wednesday Lunch will not be served for the summer. Lunches will resume on Wednesday, August 20.
Summer Choir Underway
Each Sunday through August 17, anyone wishing to sing in the Summer Choir is invited to come to the rehearsal at 10:30 in Emmanuel Hall. The group will rehearse an easy-to-learn anthem that will be sung during the 11:00 a.m. worship service. Anyone high school age and older is welcome to sing. Dress is Sunday casual. If you enjoy singing, please give the Summer Choir a try!
Fall Small Groups: Mark Your Calendars!
Online registration for Fall Small Groups will take place during the month of August. The fall session will begin the week of September 14 and last through the week of November 16. Small groups are a way to grow in your faith, explore God’s Word, and connect with others. Groups focus on experiencing Christian community in groups of 8-12 through the study of Scripture, prayer, and fellowship with one another. There are small groups available for men and women of all life stages! For more information please contact Adrienne Nicholson at email@example.com or at (214) 368-6348, ext. 179.