This Week's Worship

10th Sunday After Pentecost
August 13, 2017 - 10:00 A.M.

Genesis 37: 1-11
Genesis 37: 12-28

Sermon: The Big Dreamer
Rev. Hannah Lovaglio

Bulletin in PDF format.

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Rev. Dr. Louis Mitchell



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Join us for Sunday School!

9:15 - 9:30 a.m. Gathering Time with Pastor Hannah in Fellowship Hall for ages 2 - 8th grade

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Sunday School for ages 2 - 8th grade, check the Sunday School Bulletin Board for classes and classrooms

9:15 - 10:15 a.m. High School Sunday School in the Church Library

Ways To Participate
Ushering

Interested being an usher? Just email the ushering manager.


Lay Readers

The Lay Reader Schedule is available in Fellowship Hall on the bulletin boards. We are always looking for, and welcome, new lay readers. If you have any questions, please call Joan Fraser.


Coffee Hour – Hosts Needed

Coffee Hour is a great time to meet and catch up with friends and members of the congregation as well as make our visitors feel welcome.

We hope you will consider hosting coffee hour as part of your contribution to the life of our congregation. It is a fun and greatly appreciated way to give back to our church family!

We need hosts for the Summer. If you are interested in hosting coffee hour, please email the church office at firstpresoffice@comcast.net and Heidi Knowlton at cabotk@comcast.net. You can also find the coffee hour listing in Fellowship Hall with available dates. Thank you to everyone who has signed up to host coffee.

If you are new to hosting coffee hour or have done it in the past and have questions or need further information, please don't hesitate to contact Heidi Knowlton at cabotk@comcast.net. Instructions are available here.

Worship Service


GENERAL INFORMATION
Summer Worship Schedule ends September 3

No Sunday School
Worship Service: 10:00 a.m.
Iced Tea Fellowship: 11:00 a.m.


Winter Worship Schedule begins September 10

Sunday School: 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Worship Service: 10:30 a.m.
Coffee Hour: ~11:30 a.m.


Visitors

We hope you will find a warm welcome here. We invite you to consider membership in our church family. Please speak to our Greeter or Pastors after worship for more information; or if you would like to be contacted, please provide us with your address and/or email address in the red "friendship pad" during the service.


Childcare

Childcare is provided during worship. Children from birth to age 2 may be taken to the infant room, and children age 3 through Kindergarten are welcome in the toddler room. Linda Protinick is the Nursery Coordinator.

Our congregation is very happy to have children participate in worship with their family. Worship Bags, Children's Bulletins & Coloring Pages are available in the narthex, and are offered with the hope that children who want to will be able to worship alongside the whole church family.


Hearing Assistance

Wireless hearing devices are available for your convenience in the narthex. Just ask an usher for help.


Communion & Gluten Free Bread

Communion is served on the first Sunday of each month. Gluten free bread is available.




MUSICAL GROUPS
The Chorale

The Chorale Choir sings both traditional sacred music and contemporary music, participating in every worship service. The choir is diected by Donovan Klotzbeacher and is always looking for new members. We are dependent on the support and talents of members of the congregation to provide our church services with choral music. If you like to sing, can carry a tune, and are looking for some good weekly fellowship, please come and join us. We meet Thursday evenings at 7:30pm. For more information, contact Donovan at Dklotzbeacher@aol.com.


Handbell Choir

The Handbell Choir performs the first Sunday of each month and for special holidays is directed by Mrs. Patricia Bohrs. The Bell Choir also performs concerts at area nursing and retirement homes, and for civic organizations. The choir always needs more ringers. If you'd like to meet some wonderful folks, please give us a call. The only requirement is that you've had some experience with reading note values. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 pm. For more information contact Pat at pbohrs@verizon.net.


Brass Choir


The Brass Choir plays for special Church services, at the Homecoming picnic, for community events, and occasionally for parades and weddings. They practice on Monday evenings from 7:30-9:00 PM and are under the direction of Mrs. Patricia Bohrs. pbohrs@verizon.net


Children's Choirs

The Children's Choir meets on Tuesday afternoons beginning at 4:15 p.m. in our sanctuary for rehearsal. They usually sing once a month during our Worship Service. The Children's Choir Director is Jo D. (Jody) Sechler Andrews. The Children's Choir will sing all kinds of music from around the world; one and two part Sacred Anthems, Old Favorite Hymns, Gospel, Folk, and even some of their favorites from the music they all loved at Vacation Bible School. joand23@earthlink.net