The Seventh Sunday After the Epiphany-February 19, 2017 10:45 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Isaiah 40:28-31; Psalm 91; II Corinthians 12:1-10; Matthew 5:1-12

Message:  "Strength in Weakness"  Rev. Leslie

Announcements

  • The Mission/Evangelism Committee will have a coffee hour after church today, February 19.
  • Today, February 19 is the deadline to submit information for the March 2017 newsletter.  The March 2017 newsletter will be passed out on Sunday, February 26.

  • Beginning next Sunday, February 26 the Deacons will be taking orders of spring flowers for Easter.  There will be three choices of blooms:  Hyacinths, Lilies, and Tulips.  The cost is $9.00 per plant.  Checks made payable to:  The Board of Deacons.  If paying in cash, please identify your payments so the Deacons can keep their records straight.  Payment must be made with the order.  The deadline to order flowers is Sunday, March 12.

  • The church offices will be closed on Tuesday, February 28.  The offices will reopen on Thursday, March 2.  In case of an emergency, contact Pastor Nathan.  

  • Young Adult Bible Study will meet on Thursday, March 2, 6:30 pm at MOCO House.

  • We have launched our Raise the Roof Campaign to replace the roof on the church.  Pledge cards are available on the narthex table.  Building Fund/Raise the Roof envelopes are available in the pews.

  • The following items are needed for Project HOPE: Cake Mixes, Frosting, Pudding, and Jell-O or any other nonperishable items are welcomed.  Monetary donations are also accepted; please make checks payable to Project HOPE Food Bank, and give to our HOPE Representative:  Ruth Ann Herman.

Bessemer’s Per Capita for 2017

Per Capita is a “per capita” contribution that supports the ongoing ministries of the Presbyterian Church, the Synod of the Trinity, and the Presbytery of Shenango.  Whether you are aware of it or not, our presbytery is vastly supportive of our congregation and our mission.  Because we wish to continue our contributions and enable the mission of the greater church, we ask each member to consider donating their part.  The breakdown is as follows: 

Presbytery of Shenango              $28.06

Synod of the Trinity                 + $   2.30

General Assembly                    +$   7.50

                                                                                                      Total Apportionment                     $37.86 per member

F.D. Campbell Library News

*Tech Time-Mondays, 12 pm by appt.

*Pre-K Free Play-Every Thursday, 2 pm

*The Time of Your Life-Every Thursday, 12:30 pm

*Adult Coloring-Every Friday, 1:00 pm

  *Book Club-Tuesday, February 21, 5:30 pm

*Lego Club-Saturday, February 25, 1 pm

  • Are you having The Time of Your Life?  If not why?  Join us every Thursday, at 12:30 pm.  Marsha Percic will present self-help guru Tony Robbins’”The Time of Your Life” series.  You’ll learn how to live your life by design and not in reaction, how to define the roles you play in your life, and how to improve every facet of your life by making a goal-driven action plan to create YOUR best life.  Call 724-667-7939 to enroll.  Please bring a notebook to class with you. 

  • Book Club: Tuesday, February 21, 5:30 pm.  This month’s Title is:  “The Secret Life of Cee Cee Wilkes” “by Diane Chamberlain.  Call 724-667-7939 to reserve your copy.

  • LEGO Club Kickoff:  Saturday, February 25, 1 pm.  What will you build?