Parents of Young Presbyterians (PYPs) is a group for parents of children who are infants through fifth graders. PYPs sponsors a variety of events throughout the year; some are family-oriented and some are intended specifically for parents. If you have questions about PYPs, please contact Nancy Myer, Staff Associate for Children’s Ministries, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (919) 929-2102.
The deacons have developed an extended communion program, through which a pair of deacons visit homes on certain Sundays to share the sacrament from the morning service. This extension of the feast is a reminder of God’s love and grace and connects those unable to attend our community of faith. If someone you know would benefit from receiving home communion on a one-time or ongoing
Children’s Sabbath and Dedication Sunday This past Sunday we celebrated a Children’s Sabbath with many 9, 10, and 11 year olds leading us in worship. At one point a group of four offered a prayer using answers to some questions we asked the children of the church about the highest number they can imagine or the tallest or widest thing possible. They prayed, “When we
The Advent Craft Festival will take place on Sunday, November 24. Please join us in Fellowship Hall from 9:45-10:45 a.m. to make fun family crafts in preparation for Advent. We suggest participants either “dress down” or bring an old t-shirt or smock that can get messy. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Lauren Garber at email@example.com or Nancy Myer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Presbyterian Preschool will be hosting a Wheel-A-Thon on Sunday, October 27, from 4-6 p.m. at University Presbyterian Church. This event will be held rain or shine! Children are invited to collect pledges for number of laps completed on their bikes, trikes, scooters, wagons, or whatever rolls, with all proceeds benefiting our Scholarship Fund. We will also have Kathi’s Klowns Magic Show and a Bouncing Bulldogs
Many of us have experienced what might be called “life’s seasons” with the loved ones in our life. These are illness, end of life, and grief. Each stage can be overwhelming. If you are in any of these stages and may benefit from the confidential, caring relationship of a Stephen Minister, please contact Meg Peery McLaughlin at email@example.com to learn more, or visit the Stephen Ministry
God – it is hard to say what you look like. We struggle to understand who you are. But we trust that you love each one of us. When we try to measure your love we come up short If we tried to count your love we would get to 100 and keep counting – higher than a million, a trillion, a decillion,
The installation service for Meg Peery McLaughlin and Jarrett McLaughlin will be Sunday, October 20, at 5:00 p.m. The Youth Choir will play a special part in the service, singing Peace I give to You by Taylor Scott Davis with guest violinist Bettina Yost. A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall. Childcare will be available. All are welcome!
Parent Volunteers Needed: Parent volunteers are needed throughout the semester to serve as Door Monitors, Service Helpers and Special Event Helpers for the Children’s and Junior Choir. Sign up links are below or email Kathleen (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information. Children’s Choir Junior Choir Children’s and Junior Choirs: Special Rehearsal Times October 27: Next week, the Children’s Choir will rehearse at 12:15-12:45 and the Junior
Join the team and visit our Haiti partners (March 4-12, 2020). Learn about the work in reforestation, school construction, community development, and more. There are 120 Haitian teachers who await our return for more workshops. The days will be packed with rewarding experiences. For more information, contact John Rogers, (email@example.com, 919-929-2102), Kay Leaman (firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-929-5913), or Lisa Lord (email@example.com, 919-490-8635).