The Thirteenth Sunday After Pentecost-September 8, 2019, 10:45 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Isaiah 2:2-5; Psalm 122; I John 4:7-21; John 13:34-35 

Message:  “Falling in Love with the Church?”  Rev. Leslie    


  • Today, September 8 is Project H.O.P.E. Sunday!  The following items are needed:  Paper Products (Kleenex, Toilet Paper, Paper Towels, and Napkins) 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 will meet this Wednesday, Sept 11, 6 pm at MoCo House, for devotions, fellowship and business meeting.

  • Nominating Committee meets this Wednesday, September 11, 6 pm at the church.  The elected members include: Mickie Snyder-Session Chair; Ruth Ann Herman, Dick Martin, Ashley Patton, and Janice Young-Deacon Representative.

  • The Mission/Evangelism Committee meets this Saturday, September 14, 9 am at MOCO House.

  • Any monetary donations given to Missions next Sunday, September 15th will go towards their dream of permanent places to worship the Lord with trained (and paid) pastors to guide them through these times of difficult economical transitions. Coffee hour will follow our service.

  • Presbyterian Women Doing without Bank envelopes will be passed out next Sunday, September 15 with collection date on Sunday, September 15 Sunday, October 13.

  • Presbyterian Women is conducting three different projects:  A Shoe Drive for Mission, Bags to Bed, and Pillowcase Project.  Next Sunday, September 15 is the deadline to have these items to the church.

  • Pastor Nathan and Rev. John Lersch are going to be co-leading a fall Bible study on the book of Hebrews.  We will gather at 9:30 a.m. at MoCo House starting next Monday, September 16, and every Monday through the end of October.

  • You are cordially invited to attend an APPLE DUMPLING ASSEMBLY PARTY!  This is such a fun event we’re having it for 2 days:  You may come either of these days or both days:  1. Saturday, September 21st from 9 am-?  2.  Wednesday, September 25th from 4 pm-?  We will supply snacks, water, and lunch/dinner!  If you have them, bring a rolling pin and pastry cutter!    

  • There is a list of ingredients and the amount needed to make the Apple Dumplings on the narthex table.  We would appreciate any ingredients that can be donated.

  • The deadline to submit information for the October 2019 newsletter is Sunday, September 22. The October 2019 newsletter will be passed out on Sunday, September 29.

  • Bessemer Youth Group (BYG) will meet on Sunday, September 22 from 4 pm-5:30 pm in the church fellowship hall.  

     Local Happenings

  • MOCO House Golf Outing:  Saturday, September 28, 7:30 AM at Tanglewood Golf Club, Pulaski, PA.  Registration Forms are available at MOCO House and need to be returned by Friday, September 21.   Questions, call MOCO House @ 724-667-4293, email: or stop in MOCO for more details.



     No?!  Well good!  Then you’ve come to the right bulletin!

    The Evangelism and Missionary Committee is planning to run our annual fundraiser selling homemade apple dumplings.  You can buy them frozen and enjoy them whenever you desire.

    We will start taking orders now!

     Please tell your family and friends of our fundraiser and get them to order some – we ALL know how delicious these dumplings are!

    Pickup Dates/Times:   Saturday, October 12, 10am-12pm

                                                Sunday, October 13, 12pm-2pm

     We would also appreciate any ingredients that can be donated.  There is a sheet in the narthex for amounts needed.

    We plan on selling the dumplings for:

    • 2 dumplings for $6

    • 5 dumplings for $12

    • 10 dumplings for $20

     The profit we make will go to our end-of-year donations and also to the South Sudan Church Planting Project.

    We will be taking orders till the end of September.

    If you would like to order apple dumplings, please call the church office 724-667-7255.





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