Pentecost Sunday-June 4, 2017-10:00 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Acts 2:1-8, 12-21; Psalm 104; Ephesians 5:15-20, 6:10-20; John 20:19-23.

Message:  Rev. Leslie

Announcements

  •  The Loose Offering today, June 4 will go to the Deacons' to aid in their ministry.  
  • Beginning today, Sunday, June 4 we will begin taking reservations for the Parents Breakfast.  The entire congregation is invited to the Breakfast, honoring all Parent’s on Sunday, June 18 at 9 am.  Sunday, June 11 is the final day for all reservations.    

  • Session will meet on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00 pm.

  • Next Sunday, June 11 is Project Sunday!  The following items are needed for Project HOPE: Canned Vegetables, and/or any other non-perishable 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.

  • Presbyterian Women's Executive Board will meet Wednesday, June 14 at 6:30 pm.  Our meeting will follow at 7:00 pm.  Virginia Phillips will have the devotion and Roberta Gibson has the social.  The women of the church are invited for a time of devotion and fellowship, and an opportunity to learn of and share in the work that Presbyterian women are called to do in Christian service. 

  • Mission/Evangelism Committee will meet Saturday, June 17, 11:00 am at MOCO House.

  • We are on Summer Worship Schedule until Sunday, August 20.  Worship at 10:00 am.

  • 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. 

  • Bessemer Community Vacation Bible School will be held the week of June 19-June 23. 5:30 pm-8 pm at our church.  The theme is Group’s Rome-Paul and the Underground Church.  Free dinner for participants and their families served daily at 5 pm.  Open to all ages 3 (potty-trained) through 5th grade.  There are three ways to register either by filling out the registration form which is available on the narthex table, or you could call the church office 724-667-7255 or go online:  http://www.bessemerpresbyterian.org.  Sponsored by First Covenant, Mohawk Campus of First Assembly of God and our church.

  • Volunteers are needed to help with the Bessemer Community Vacation Bible School the week of June 19-23, 5:30 pm-8:00 pm.  If you are interested in helping please speak to Pastor Nathan, Ashley Patton, or Velvet Henry.

  • VBS registration forms are available on the Narthex table.

  • Bessemer Community Picnic:  A Community Worship Service and Picnic will be held on Sunday, June 25 at Kennedy Park on East Poland Ave. next to the Boro Bldg.  Our Evangelism and Mission Committee will provide the meat and beverages.  Watch for a sign-up sheet in the narthex, so you can help with the food.  Community Worship with our local churches at 10 am followed by a picnic lunch at 12:00 noon under the tent.  Plan to bring friends and family for a special time of sharing and fellowship in our community.

    Local Happenings

  • Moravia Presbyterian Church (State Rt. 18, Wampum, PA) now has a Saturday evening Contemporary Worship Service at 6 pm.  Part of our reason for doing this during the summer is to provide people an opportunity to worship when they cannot attend their own congregation because of a Sunday picnic or reunion etc.

  • The Officers of the Mohawk Area Alumni Association have met to discuss the upcoming 9th Reunion to be held on Saturday, August 5 at 6 pm in the Mohawk High School Cafeteria.  The Class of 1966 will be in charge of the Registration and the Class of 1968 will be in charge of the Refreshments.  The Class of 1967 will be the Honorees.  

F. D. Campbell Memorial Library News

*Tech Time – Monday’s @ 12 noon or by appt.

*Story Time – Every Thursday (Beginning June 8) @ 2 PM

*Adult Coloring-Every Friday @ 1 PM

*Art Therapy Class-Saturday, June 17 @ 2 PM

*Manicure Madness-Saturday, June 30 @ 1 PM

  • Summer Reading Kickoff:  Sign up begins June 5.  All ages are invited to participate in our Summer Reading Program!  Tons of prizes!  Awesome programs!  Read all summer for your chance to win gift cards, passes to local amusements, and more!  Plus this year, we’re giving away Three Kindle Fires!

  • Storytime:  June 8:  Blast Off!  By Malachy Doyle.  Build a rocket with us and make a special rocket craft.  June 15:  Star Stuff by Carl Sagan.  Build star constellation from spaghetti and marshmallows!  June 22:  Can You Guess What I Am?  By J.P. Percy.  Take an outdoor adventure with us, and collect items for a nature journal!  Check out and even photograph the items you collect under a microscope!  June 29:  Boy and Bot by Ame Dyckman.  Get your picture taken in a robot costume and then build your own robot!   

  • Adult Coloring:   Every Friday at 1 PM.  Use our supplies or bring your own, join us!

  • Manicure Madness:  Friday, June 30, 1 PM.  Come and Paint your nails!  Tons of colorful nail polish, nail art pens, stencils, stamps, and more!  All ages are welcome!

Web: www.fdclibrary.org

Phone: 724-667-7939

Fax: 724-667-0898

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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