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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Congregational Meeting scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 28.
The annual congregational meeting is Sunday, September 28 at 10:35 a.m. in the Sanctuary. The purpose of this meeting is to elect elders, deacons, Foundation trustees and members of the 2015 Church Nominating Committee. The pastoral terms of call will also be received and voted upon. Please make every effort to attend. Annual Reports and CNC Reports are available at the Atrium counter or online at www.phpc.org/leadership.
State of the Church Short Term Class
A large and active church like PHPC is always moving forward with its ministries. Come gather in the Chapel for the next two upcoming Sundays at 9:30 a.m. to hear the latest news of how we do church. This Sunday we will be discussing the process of calling a new Pastor. We will review the steps involved in that process, as well as receive an update on staff searches and new hires. Additionally, there will also be an update on how we are communicating with you, our members.
Fellowship Class Series
Fellowship Class invites you to join us for a series led by Dr. John Murad, continuing today at 9:30 a.m in N224. Today’s topic will be How the Bible Came into Being. Join us September 21 for the final topic The 12 Tribes: And Then There Were Two.
Thursday Bible Studies
Join Dr. John McCoy Thursdays from 7:15 - 7:45 a.m. and 8:15 - 8:45 a.m. in Jubilee Hall, beginning September 18, for an in-depth look at scripture. The 7:15 group will study the Gospel of Mark and the 8:15 group will study the Book of Acts, then begin a study of the Gospel of John.
Faith and Grief Luncheon, September 18
Join us September 18 as PHPC hosts a Faith and Grief Luncheon. Those in the grieving process gather to be strengthened by food, Scripture, prayers, and reflection. The luncheons are free and open to the public but you must reserve tickets online. Luncheons are from noon to 1 p.m. in Jubilee Hall. Donations gratefully accepted. Register online at www.phpc.org/grief.
PHPC Talk Series Begins September 25
Our first session Thursday, September 25 will feature Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College here in Dallas. Sorrell was recently featured in the New York Times as an example of new educational leadership at the national level and for demonstrating his creative energy and entrepreneurial mindset. Buy your ticket for September 25 or a season pass for all three evenings at the Atrium counter or online at www. phpc.org/talkseries or by phone at 214-368-6348, ext. 252.
Young Adult Pool Party
Join PHPC Young Adults for a back-to-school pool party on Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m. (10010 Hollow Way, Dallas). Dinner will be provided. For more information, please visit the Preston Hollow Young Adults Facebook group or contact Ellen Currie at 713-444-7788.
Growing Saints Garden Club Having First Meeting
The Growing Saints Garden Club will hold its first meeting of the Fall on Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m. in Jubilee Hall. The program Bromeliads will be given by Betty Patterson, who is past president of the Dallas Bromeliad Society. Guests are always welcome, so invite a friend for this interesting program. Questions? Please call Margaret Williams at 214-348-9627.
Youth Car Wash FUNraiser
The PHPC Youth will be having a car wash in the Youth House parking lot Saturday, September 20 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Youth Summer Activities.
International Peacemaker and Peace Day Dallas
PHPC hosts Dr. Moses Makandwire, a PCUSA International Peacemaker from Malawi on September 21. Following worship, join a group participating in the Peace Day Dallas walk through downtown. This 3.5 mile interactive walk begins and ends at the Holocaust Museum. To register for the walk, go to www.peacedaydallas.org and email Rev. Elizabeth McLean at email@example.com to let her know you’ve registered. Our group will begin our walk at 1:30 p.m.
DivorceCare Registration Now Open
DivorceCare groups meet weekly on Tuesdays beginning September 23 to help you face the challenges of divorce and move toward rebuilding your life. The class format is a combination of video and confidential small group discussion. Register online at www.phpc.org/divorcecare.
The Character and Characters of the Reformation
Beginning September 28, this course will provide historical and cultural background on the times and personalities that kindled the spark of the Reformation, including Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Knox, and Henry VIII. Led by Rev. Dr. John McCoy, this course will lead participants to the celebration of Reformation Sunday on October 26.
PHPC Six Week Grief Support Group – Fall Session
September 30 - November 11, Tuesdays, 7 - 8:30 p.m. at PHPC. If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, we invite you to attend our fall six week grief support group. The class learns and grows together for six weeks, celebrating with a final dinner together on week seven. For questions or to register, contact Rev. Sarah Johnson at 214-368-6348 ext. 134. Register online at www.phpc.org/grief or you can also register by phone at 469-251-9612.
Foundation Dinner on Sept. 30 features Dr. John McCoy
Join the PHPC Foundation on September 30 at 6:30 p.m. in Jubilee Hall for its annual Foundation Dinner. Dr. John McCoy will share “Songs and Stories in an Irish Vein.” Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy Dr. McCoy and to help nurture the growth of the PHPC Foundation as it continues its work in support of the Church. The dinner is free and everyone is invited. Please RSVP with your name and number of guests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Micro-Mission Trip October 5
Serve while you worship and worship while you serve on World Communion Sunday, October 5. Adults and children ages 4 and older are invited to begin worship in the Chapel at 9:30 a.m. where communion will be served and continue worship on the bus and at Grace Presbyterian Village. Work will be both inside and outside, have direct contact with residents and be behind the scenes. We will finish with lunch and return via bus by 1:30 p.m. To participate you must register at www.phpc.org/micromission.
Redeem Tom Thumb Community Bucks at PHPC
Turn in your Tom Thumb Community Bucks to the Church office! Community Bucks are given with purchases during the month of September. Because PHPC is a Good Neighbor Charity, we are able to redeem all collected Community Bucks for a Tom Thumb gift card to be used in the ministry of this church. If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Hall at email@example.com.
Create Your myPHPC Profile Now!
Don’t forget to go to www.phpc.org and create a personalized login for myPHPC. You will then have secured access to the church online directory! Questions? Contact Adrienne Nicholson at firstname.lastname@example.org.