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Coffee and Conversation Class, March 9
“Crazy Generous” – it’s more than a marketing slogan, it’s a way of life. Join Dee Wadsworth in Jubilee Hall-A 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Sunday March 9 for Coffee and Conversation class.
Children's Choir Rehearsal Cancelled
Due to the large number of families and some of our directors being out of town for Spring Break this coming Sunday, March 9, all children's choir rehearsals are cancelled. Regular rehearsals will resume the following Sunday, March 16.
Women's Evening Bible Study (WEBS)
WEBS will NOT meet on Wed., March 5 and 12, resuming on March 19 with a study of "Forgiveness" by Marjorie Thompson. All are welcome to join the discuss of this enlightening and engaging book. Come to room N215 for coffee and conversation at 6:15 p.m; discussion and prayer from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Books may be ordered at the Atrium Counter Sunday, March 9 between 10:30 and 11:00 a.m. or by contacting DeLane Zipper at email@example.com no later than Sunday evening. For childcare reservations, please call the church at 214-368-6348, ext.108. Members of WEBS will be at the Atrium counter taking book orders on March 9.
Mo Ranch Women’s Conference Signup begins
Women of PHPC: Don’t miss the inspiration, exhilaration, and fun of great speakers at the Mo-Ranch Women’s Conference (weekday May 27-29 or weekend May 30-June 1). Enjoy fresh worship, time for yourself, or being with friends at this beautiful, historic Presbyterian conference center in the Hill Country. Hotel housing and all meals are just $302 weekend/$283 weekday. Register at the Atrium counter this week through March 16 or contact Rebecca Gafford at 214-366-7894 or firstname.lastname@example.org. $75 deposit with final balance due March 20.
Mo Ranch Men’s Retreat Signup Extended
This is the last weekend to sign up for the annual Men’s Retreat at Mo Ranch. Every year, the Men’s Ministry reserves spaces for a large group to attend a weekend men’s conference together May 2-4. Make plans to strengthen your faith and enjoy the beautiful hill country at a Mo Ranch Conference. Mo Ranch is a 500-acre ranch and conference center located just outside of Kerrville, Texas. You can sign up in the Atrium or for more information contact Bobby Womack at 972-276-1859.
Newcomers are always welcome to join Presbyterian Women! PW provides meaningful ways to live out your faith in the midst of a caring community of women. Circles meet monthly on Mondays at 9:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. or Tuesdays at 10 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. The next gatherings are March 10 and 11. Visit www.phpc.org/pw for more details
Leadership Nominations Begin March 9
Nominations open today for Deacons and Elders who will
serve PHPC from 2015 through 2017, and your participation in the nomination process is very important. It’s quite easy to submit a nomination. Go on the web and type in www.phpc.org/nominations. That will take you directly to the Officer Nomination form online. If you prefer, paper nomination forms will be available in limited quantities in the atrium. We hope you will try the online method. It’s convenient and quick. Nominations close on April 27, so please don’t wait. We need strong leadership especially as we move into this new season of our church life, and your participation will ensure our success.
The Mystery of Humankind continues through April 6
How we understand ourselves is the foundation for our values, our choices, our relationships, our whole being. This course will grapple with the question “What does it mean to be human?” from a distinctly theological point of view. Please join John McCoy for this critical dialogue at the intersection of theology and anthropology. (Jubilee Hall B Now through April 6)
Fellowship Class, February 23 – March 23
The Fellowship class is offering a series that will compare the religions practiced by over 80% of the world’s population: Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Hinduism. PHPC member Asil Yassine, Dr. Ruben Habito from the Perkins School of Theology, PHPC Associate Pastor Sarah Johnson and class members will discuss these faiths. Don Warnecke will moderate this highly participative series. Class meets in Jubilee Hall C-D, except for March 2, when the class will meet in N224.
Second Sunday Luncheons
Join us the second Sunday of the month for luncheon catered by Petaluma Catering to catch up with old friends or make new ones. Lunch is served in Jubilee Hall following the 11 a.m worship service, $10 for adults, $6 for children.
Dates for 2014 luncheons are: March 9, April 13, May 11: Mother’s Day: A very special menu; Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, and Dec. 14. You can view this month's menu here.
Spring Masterworks Concert
Mack Wilberg, Director of the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, will be at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church on sunday, March 16, to conduct the Sanctuary Choir and orchestra in a performanceof his beautiful setting of the Requiem. Internationally renowned as an arranger and orchestrator, this powerful work has set Dr. Wilberg up as an equally strong composer. The exquisite melodies and harmonizations of his requiem will provide a powerful Lenten musical experience for all listeners. Please put the 7:00 p.m. March 16 concert on your calendar.
Growing Saints Garden Club Field Trip, March 21
The Growing Saints Garden Club will take a field trip to the Trinity River Audubon Center at a cost of $4.00 per person on Friday, March 21. We will go by bus to the Center, meeting at 9:45 a.m. in the Walnut Hill parking lot and departing at 10:00 a.m. There will be a guided tour at 10:30 a.m., a catered box lunch at 11:30 a.m. which must be ordered from Pat Coggan at 214-369-3068 a week ahead at a cost of $8.50 each. We return to PHPC at 12:30 p.m. Guests are welcome, but Pat must know they’re coming! Questions? Call Margaret Williams at 214-348-9627.
Marriage Preparation Class, March 22
The next Marriage Preparation class for engaged couples will be held at PHPC on Saturday, March 22 from 9:00 – 2:00. Sign-up is online or by contacting PHPC Wedding Administrator Dawn Hall at 214-368-6348 ext. 150 or email@example.com.
Mad Hatter’s Tea presented by PHPC Presbyterian Women
Don’t be late! Save the date! The 7th Annual Mad Hatter’s Tea presented by PHPC Presbyterian Women will be Saturday April 5th from 2-4 p.m. Enjoy the tea party, live music, silent auction, hat contest, and children’s party. A fascinating program “Backstage at the White House” will be presented by Linda Faulkner, deputy social secretary for President Ronald Reagan. The proceeds benefit the PW missions including Good Shepherd Community Center, Grace Presbyterian Village, Interfaith Housing Coalition, Mi Escuelita, North Dallas Shared Ministries, and VMLC. Tickets can be purchased in the Atrium on March 16, 23 and 30 -- $28 for individuals or $200 for a table of 8. At the same time, purchase tickets for the children’s party for $5 each.