The Seventh Sunday After Pentecost-July 8, 2018, 10:00 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Genesis 1:1-5; Psalm 104; and Matthew 5:14-16.

Message by Mr. Rob Peterson


  • The following items are needed for Project HOPE for July: Paper Products (Kleenex, Napkins, Paper Towels, and Toilet Paper) 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.

  • Project Hope Back to School Project:  Items needed: Erasers, Glue Sticks, Pencil Boxes, Pens, Pencils, Expo Markers, Spiral Notebooks, Backpacks, Boy’s XL Underwear, Boy’s Large Socks, and Men’s Medium UndershirtsMonetary donations are most welcome; please make checks payable to Project HOPE and give to Ruth Ann Herman, our HOPE representative.  Thank you in advance for your support!  All items are to be at the church by Sunday, August 5! 

  • The Congregational Life Committee is sponsoring a booth at the Bessemer Fireman’s Festival on Saturday, July 28.  We are asking the congregation for monetary donations to help defray the cost of our supplies.  Please give your monetary donation to Roberta Gibson, Velvet Henry or Mickie Snyder.

  • There are still a few openings in BPP Church’s 3 year old and 4-5 year old preschool class for the 2018-2019 school year.  BPP serves children ages 3 (by September 1) through age 5 living in the Mohawk area.  The 3/4 year old class meets Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9 am-12 noon and the 4/5 year old class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9 am-12 noon. Please speak to Mary Kay Leslie if you have a child between the ages of 3-5 years old or call the preschool @ 724-667-4130 and leave a message.  Our first day of class for the 3 year old class is Tuesday, September 4 and the first day for the 4-5 year old class is Wednesday, September 5.      

Local Happenings

  • Friends of the Library Community Yard Sale for the Entire Borough of Bessemer on Saturday, July 21, 8 am-4 pm.  Look for the Red Star Signs at the Borough Square showing the direction of those participating, keep looking for the Red Star Signs on the Street Signs showing participating areas.  There will be a book sale and Cotton Candy for sale at the library on South Main Street.

  • Enon Valley Community Blood Drive at Westfield Presbyterian’s Fellowship Hall, Friday, July 27, 1:30 pm-7:00pm.  To register please call Westfield Church 724-667-7045 or Lee Ann Martin 724-667-8613.

  • Bessemer Volunteer Fire Department Community Day events begin Friday, July 27, Saturday, July 28, and end on Sunday, July 29.  Friday:  A Free Community Picnic and Car Show starting at 5 pm followed by the Band:  Order of the Dragon at 6 pm.  Saturday:  All Day activities.  Watch for more details.  Sunday:  Community Worship Service, 10 am at the Bessemer Fire Hall.

  • Mohawk Alumni Association 10th Class Reunion is Saturday, August 4, 6 pm in the High School Cafeteria.  The Class of 1967 will be in charge of registration and the Class of 1969 will be in charge of Refreshments.  The Class of 1968 will be the Honorees.  Any questions, please contact Charlotte McCalla Oliver, President at 724-336-5958.

The Pastor is away

  • Pastor Nathan is at the Young Adult retreat through today, July 8.  He will be on vacation from Tuesday, July 10-Monday, July 16.  In case of an emergency from Tuesday, July 10-Monday, July 16, please contact Clerk of Session, Howard Leslie 724-336-3554.  Pastor Nathan will resume his duties on Tuesday, July 17. 
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