The Second Sunday After Epiphany-January 14, 2018, 10:45 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  I Samuel 3:1-20; Psalm 139; I Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51

Message:  "You'll Want To Take This Call" Rev. Leslie


  • Today, January 14 is Project Hope Sunday! The following items are needed: Cereals, Pancake Mix, Syrup, and/or any other non-perishable items are welcomed.  Monetary donations are also accepted; or checks made out to Project HOPE Food Bank, and give to Ruth Ann Herman.

  • The Mission/Evangelism Committee will meet next Saturday, January 20, 11:00 AM at MOCO House.

  • There will be a Coffee Hour after worship next Sunday, January 21 in the over flow room.

  • The Annual Reports:  The Annual Reports will be passed out next Sunday, January 21, 2018.

  • The deadline to submit information for the February 2018 newsletter is next Sunday, January 21.  The February 2018 newsletter will be passed out on Sunday, January 28.

  • Bible Study will meet Monday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 24. 10 am at MOCO House.  The book we are studying is "A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World" by Paul Miller.  All are welcome to join us. 

  • The Annual Congregational meeting is Sunday, January 28, 2018.  The congregation at that time will vote to receive the 2017 financial reports and approve the 2018 Pastoral Terms of Call.

  • 4G Young Adult Bible Study will meet Monday, January 29, 6:30 pm at MOCO House.

Bessemer’s Per Capita for 2018

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               +$   7.73

                                                                                  Total Apportionment               $ 38.09 per member

Local Happenings

  • Pulaski Presbyterian Church is having a Ham Dinner on Saturday, February 3 from 11 am-3 pm.  The cost is Adults $ 9.00, Children 2-12 $ 5.00 and Children under 2 is FREE.  The dinner includes Ham, Potatoes, Gravy, Vegetables, Salad, Drink and Dessert.  The proceeds of this dinner will go to help people still affected by Hurricane Harvey.  The church is located at 110 Liberty Street, Pulaski, PA.

Bessemer Presbyterian Church C.L.i.C.K.

All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, January 27; 7 am-10 am

All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes, Eggs, Meat, and Fruit, plus MoCo House Coffee and a silent auction.   Tickets are $8 for adults,     $4 for kids ages 6-12, and 5 and under Free.   Tickets may be purchased at the door.  Proceeds go to support Bessemer Presbyterian C.L.i.C.K., the church’s youth ministry. 

F. D. Campbell Memorial Library News

*Tech Time, Monday’s @ 12 noon

*Adult Coloring Every Friday at 1:00 pm.

*Book Club-Tuesday, January 16, 5:30 pm

*Friends of the Library, Saturday, January 20,

9 am at MOCO House.

*Art Therapy Class-Saturday, January 20, 2 pm

*Movie Night-Saturday, January 20, 6:30 pm at our church

*Kids Painting-Saturday, January 27, 1 pm

*Book Club, Tuesday, January 16, 5:30 pm.  “The Life She Was Given” by Ellen Marie Wiseman.  Call 724-667-7939 to reserve your copy.

*Friends of the Library, Saturday, January 20, 9 am at MOCO House.  Become a friend of the Library:  Would you like to volunteer your time and talents to help make our library the best it can be? Join our Friends of the Library group!

*Art Therapy, Saturday, January 20, 2 pm.  This month’s project will be Rubber Stamped Magnets.  Create these cute magnets for your fridge from recycled dominos!  They can also be made into pendants or make any interesting little piece of art to display.  Join us, all ages are welcome! 

*Family Movie Night, Saturday, January 20, 6:30 pm at our Church.  We will be showing “Despicable Me 3.”  Bring the whole family!  *Free admission, popcorn, snacks and beverages, a fun time for everyone! 

*Kids Paint, Saturday, January 27, 1 pm.  Join us for an afternoon of creativity and fun.  Experiment with different kinds of paints, painting tools, and brushes, and paint your very own masterpiece on canvas to take home.  Call the library 724-667-7939 to reserve your space.  Reservations appreciated, walk-ins also welcome.

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday:  11:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday-Saturday:  9:00 am-4:00 pm


Phone: 724-667-7939; Fax: 724-667-0898

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