Meetings next Tuesday, April 24
11:00am Special Care
2:00pm Staff Meeting
7:00 pm Missions
CHRISTMAS MARKET PLANNING TEAM will meet Sunday April 29 following worship to continue our planning for this fall. 11:30am in Fellowship Hall. Light lunch provided.
SATURDAY MEALS - OUR NEXT DATE IS MAY 5. Help is needed for this quarterly mission project. Contact Debbie Trickey (firstname.lastname@example.org) to sign up. We will need folks willing to come out at 6:30am to St. Joseph's Catholic Church to help sort and pack the meals, drivers and more.
SELF-DEFENSE CLASS, Friday May 4, 6:00-7:30pm in Fellowship Hall. $10 This will be a great time of learning basic self-defense moves and is accessible for all ages. Sponsored by Community Education, we are pleased to offer space for this and invite our congregation to participate. Registration is needed - call 270-842-4281 or go to www.commed.us/taking-classes.
YOUTH FELLOWSHIP meets this Sunday at 5:30pm. We will be continuing to plan Youth/Graduate Sunday for April 29.
DO YOU HAVE A GRADUATING SENIOR (High School/College/Graduate School) THIS YEAR? Please let the office know - name, institution, plans etc. We need this information by April 24. Email Cheryl.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT. Saturday April 28 to install siding on a new home. Youth age 16 and up are welcome to join the crew! Susan Thomison is coordinating. You may also call the office to sign up - 270-843-4707.
3 CENTS A MEAL COLLECTION will return Sunday April 29. Bring your coins, bills, checks and our children and youth will come around to collect in our big cans. $8.10 is the requested contribution per individual (but we are happy to have gifts of ANY size). One third stays to benefit our Food Pantry and the remainder goes to the Presbyterian Hunger Program.
TACO BAR RETURNS - Sunday May 6 following worship. We'll gather for great food and fellowship and raise funds for our youth. Help is needed with items for the meal - click here.
WE HAVE A NEW FUN FUNDRAISER COMING! A CHRISTMAS MARKET will be held December 1, 9:00am-2:00pm in Fellowship Hall. Overlapping the Christmas Parade is deliberate, since so many people are already downtown! Seeking individuals with craft items to donate for us to sell, raising funds for Habitat for Humanity. Contact Shannon Dyche for more information.
CECELIA MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH is having their Third Annual DAY OF GIVING on April 28th beginning at 8:00am (716 College St.). Household items, children/adult clothing, toys, small electronics, etc. are all welcome contributions. Everything will be offered free to the community. For more information, contact Lovelyn Williams at Cecelia Memorial: 619-368-2103.
THE PW SPRING LUNCHEON is planned for Wednesday, May 23rd at 12:00pm. Plan on attending!! ($10.00 person) We will gather at Jerry Baker’s home for a Heavenly Ham boxed lunch and the installation of our new officers. Elizabeth Downing will be our guest and she is looking forward to showing our group the Downing Exhibit at the Baker Arboretum! Please make reservations by contacting Donna Meredith at 270-791-9888 or email@example.com
ART EXHIBIT Our current exhibit features the Pushin Building Artist Studio artists. Exhibiting in this show are Angie Alexieff, Myra Dwyer, Emily Hendricksen, Cindy Houston, Jack LeSieur, Laura McGee, Fleur Whitaker, and Terry Wilson.
THE CONTEMPLATIVE PRAYER GROUP meets on the second and fourth Fridays of each month at 10:30am. The second Friday meetings will be at the church, and the fourth Friday meetings will be at the Gramlings’ home at 118 Greyrock Drive.
PRESCHOOL LEARNING CENTER Registration is open for the Fall preschool program. Packets are available in the church office, PLC hallway, or on our website. We are SO EXCITED to be offering a 2’s class for the first time this year! Our options include: Twinkling Stars Class (2’s) on Tues/Thur 9:00-1:30 with a tuition of $150. Rising Stars Classes (3’s) on Mon/Wed 9:00-12:00noon for $115 OR Tues/Thur 9:00-1:30 for $140. Shooting Stars Classes (4’s) on Mon/Wed is still open with a tuition of $140. Tell your family and friends about our wonderful program right here at the church. Schedule a visit to come by.
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MEDIA INFORMATION If, on Sunday you have a fussy baby or are coughing, etc., the worship service may be viewed from the parlor via television (across the hall from the Sanctuary). If you would like to see the worship service online, please visit http://bgpres.org/media.php?pageID=22 .
Preaching this Sunday: Matthew Covington
Last Sunday: The Journey: Hope to Joy by Matthew Covington