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.
Check out the PHPC Weekly Bulletin Insert to get the most updated list of events and activities.
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Congregational Meeting Scheduled For Sunday, Feb. 8
A called congregational meeting will take place on Sunday, February 8 in the Sanctuary at 10:35 a.m. The meeting will cover the following:
• Electing Elders and Deacons for the Class of 2018
• An update from the PNC
• An update from the Session on the transition
A quorum is required to elect the new offi cers. Please make every eff ort to attend.
If You Can Read, You Can Help
PHPC’s adopted school, McShan Elementary, needs volunteers to tutor refugee students in basic English reading and writing skills. The tutoring can be at a time that fits your schedule. No experience is needed, if you can read you can help! Contact Debbie Tunnell or Dalene Buhl for more information at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Super Bowl Sub FUNraiser
PHPC Youth are selling sub sandwich lunches on February 1. For $8, you get a tasty sub, chips, fruit, a cookie, and a bottle of water. Get them in the Atrium or at any exit from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (or until they’re all gone). Proceeds help pay for Youth summer activities. We’ll also once again be supporting the Souper Bowl of Caring, where we ask everyone to throw $1 in the soup pot to go to a local hunger ministry.
Epiphany Ministry Reception
Please join us for refreshments today in the Parlor to celebrate and learn about PHPC’s Epiphany Ministry for youth (16+) and adults for with unique abilities. The reception is also an opportunity to meet our new Epiphany Ministry Coordinator, Renee Rose, and welcome her to PHPC.
New Adult Course Begins Feb. 1
A new four week course for adults begins February 1. Led by Dr. John McCoy’s Christ in Four “C’s” will explore the work and person of Jesus Christ. Join us one or all Sundays at 9:30 a.m. in the Chapel.
Marriage Preperation at PHPC
This new fi ve week format is open to any engaged couple and is required for all couples being married by a PHPC pastor. The class, beginning February 8, meets from 5-6:30 p.m. and will be taught by licensed psychologist and ordained PC(USA) minister, Dr. Bill Edwards. Cost for the course is $120, which includes materials and refreshments. To register for the course, visit www.phpc.org/marriageprep or contact Dawn Hall at email@example.com.
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. and Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. The next gatherings are February 9 and 10. Visit www.phpc.org/pw for more details.
Faith and the Media Talk Series Begins February 12
Join us February 12 and March 26 for dinner and speaker, exploring issues of faith and the media in the digital age.
• February 12: George Mason, Senior Pastor at Wilshire Baptist Church
• March 26: Bill McKenzie, Editorial Director of the George W. Bush Institute
Dinner tickets are $10 per person or $25 for a season pass and may be purchased online at www.phpc.org/talkseries, Sunday mornings at the Atrium counter, or by phone at 214-368-6348 ext. 118.
PHPC Foundation Trustee Nominations
Are you interested in serving on the PHPC Foundation board of trustees? Do you know someone you would like to nominate? Among the Foundation’s responsibilities are the stewardship of endowed funds – now over $6 million, awarding youth scholarships, approving grants, and engaging members in planned giving. Trustees serve 3-year terms. Usually there are six meetings a year. Please go online for a nomination form and submit by March 30.
New VBS Coming June 22-26
This year’s new and exciting VBS, Clean Water for All God’s Children, is designed to enable children to understand the importance of clean water and show ways to share in the mission of taking clean water to all children in the world. VBS is for children ages 3 through grade 4. Children in grades 5 and 6 will have an opportunity to lead, learn through interactive educational activities and participate in community outreach. Please consider how you can help make this experience memorable for our children. Can you teach? Decorate? Sing? We need all the hands we can get! If you are interested, please contact Ann Nielsen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video Volunteer Opportunity
The video streaming team is looking for volunteers to join the live stream rotation on Sunday mornings. No prior video production experience is required as you will be fully trained. If you have a knack for video and technology and would like more information, please contact Shane Sumrow at email@example.com.
myPHPC: Create Your Login For the Online Church Directory
PHPC members, go to www.phpc.org and create a personalized login for myPHPC. You will then have secured access to the church online directory. Volunteers will be at the Atrium counter this morning available to answer questions, provide assistance with setting up your login, and to take your picture.