Fourteenth Sunday After Pentecost, September 10, 2017-10:45 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Isaiah 64:4-9; Psalm 131; Romans 8:12-17; Luke 11:5-13

Message by Rev. Leslie


  • Today, September 10 is Project H.O.P.E. Sunday!  The following items are needed for Project HOPE: Canned Soup and Crackers, 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.

  • Nominating Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 12 at 7:00 pm.   The committee members are Sally Cunningham, Ruth Ann Herman (Chairperson), Howard Leslie, Rhodell Magnone, and Brunita McKim.     

  • PW Gathering is Wednesday, September 13 at 7:00 pm.  The executive board will meet before the meeting.  Join us for a time of meeting, devotions and fellowship.

  • We welcome Rev. Dr. Ralph Hawkins as our guest speaker next Sunday, September 17.  Dr. Hawkins is our Executive Presbyter and Stated Clerk of our Shenango Presbytery.

  • We joyfully will celebrate the Sacrament of Baptism for Carson Jacob Leslie next Sunday, September 17.  He is the son of Pastor Nathan & Mary Kay Leslie.  God bless you, Carson!

  • There will be a Coffee Hour after worship next Sunday, September 17 in the over flow room next to the sanctuary.

  • The deadline to submit information for the October 2017 newsletter is next Sunday, September 17. The October 2017 newsletter will be passed out on Sunday, September 24.

  • 4G Bible Study will meet Monday, September 25, 6:30 pm at MOCO House.

  • Presbytery meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 pm at Lebanon Presbyterian Church, Mercer, PA.

  • The Evangelism and Missionary Committee will be taking a special offering for Celebrate Sudan on Sunday, October 1 and Sunday, October 8.

  • Celebrate Sudan will be hosting an event at MoCo House on Sunday, October 1 at 6pm.  All are welcome to attend!  A speaker from South Sudan will also be joining.  Food and Drinks will be provided/available.  Any loose offering collected that night will go to our sister church in South Sudan, The South Sudan Presbyterian Evangelical Church, to help provide hunger relief. 

  • Help Needed with Technology in Worship:  Do you wish to find a way to help with worship?  Do you have an interest in operating the sound system and/or projection during worship?  If so, we could use a few volunteers to help out occasionally with these aspects of the worship service.  If interested, please speak to Pastor Nathan or Brad McKim.  

Local Happenings

  • The 46th Annual Church Basement Sale will be held Thursday-Saturday September 14-16 from 9 am-3 pm at Enon Presbyterian Church in Enon Valley, PA. Please come and check out our Books & Media Room;  our Lunch Counter featuring a different homemade soup daily; our Bake Sale; and of course all of our wonderful treasures. Nearly 70% of the money brought in by the sale supports local, national and international mission projects. The Church Basement Sale is sponsored the Enon Presbyterian Church Women's Association.

  • Join F.E. Smith Counseling Services for:  Coffee With The Clinician!!  Friday, September 22 from 5 PM-7 PM and Saturday, September 23 from 11 AM-1 PM at Mohawk Coffee House.  An informal and casual opportunity to meet the new therapist in town, Fran Smith, ask questions, and hear about what she does.  RSVP’s appreciated but not required to Mohawk Coffee House or F.E. Smith Counseling at 724-888-9688.

  • Golf Outing to benefit MoCo House will be held on Saturday, Oct 7 at Tanglewood Golf Course in Pulaski, PASign up forms for golfers and hole sponsors are available at the coffee house with all the details! This is a great way to support everything we do to help our community.  

Ham Loaf Dinner

Plans are being finalized for the Ham Loaf Dinner scheduled for Saturday, October 21.  Watch the bulletin for further details and donation requests!


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