Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Summer Office Hours


The summer office hours will be Wednesdays from 10 AM until 2 PM.  Feel free to stop in any time during these hours if you need anything….or just want to say hi!   If you need anything on other days feel free to call Susan at 704-2495.  If you need to get into the church on other days we can make arrangements.  There will be certain weeks where the hours may change.  During these weeks an email will be sent out to let everyone know.

Worship in the Park--August 10


Sunday, August 10th, 10:30 AM
DeWitt Recreation Area
Cedar Street, Batavia

Pavilion 2

Our annual Worship in the Park will be held on Sunday, August 10th at our usual worship time of 10:30 AM.  The service will be led by members of the congregation and a picnic will follow.  Please note that the location for this year’s service has changed—we will be at DeWitt Recreation Area on Cedar Street in Batavia (Pavilion 2).  There are many things to do there including a play area for kids, fishing and walking trails so we hope that you will come and plan to spend the day.  We have the pavilion reserved until 5 PM.
We will be providing hotdogs & hamburgers for everyone.  Please bring lawn chairs, a dish to share & your own paper products and drinks.  If you have any outdoor games please bring those as well.  There will be some organized games for kids of all ages!
Feel free to invite friends and family to join us.  We know that summer is a busy time but this is a great opportunity to enjoy the great weather and spend time with your church family.  Hope to see everyone at the park!!  If you need any additional information please contact Susan at 344-2931 or 704-2495.

Golfing & Picnic



Sunday, July 13th (Raindate July 20th)
Sweetland Pines Golf Course (Par 3, 9 Holes)
The Men & Boys Group would like to invite everyone—Men, ladies, boys, girls and guests—to join them for an afternoon of fun and fellowship!

Schedule:
3 PM—Golfing
 (No greens fees courtesy of the Mens Group, scramble teams & prizes)

4:30 PM—Picnic
Please bring lawn chairs and a dish to pass & beverage.  
Meat (red & white hots, sausages, hamburgers) and dessert will be provided.

5:15 PM—Sharing of Memories
After the picnic several members of the congregation will share their memories from years past.


For more information contact Bob Carlsen at 343-8072.  This was a fun event last year and we hope that even more people will decide to join us this year!  

Congregational Identity Worship--August 13 & 14

The Session invites the entire congregation to participate in “Telling Stories Around a Campfire” identity workshops Aug. 13 and 14 from 6 pm to 9 pm.

Join us as we take an important first step on our journey to finding a new pastor. On consecutive evenings, Rev. Dr. Carson Mouser will be leading us in an abbreviated process to determine “who we are” and whom we are seeking as pastor.  This is your opportunity to actively participate in determining the future of our church, so we need you to commit to attending both evenings. 

Reverend Mouser, recently installed as the pastor at Summerville Presbyterian Church, has special training in the area of interim ministry and will engage us in a conversational approach during the workshops.  He will be joined by Elder Anne Bishop, our liaison from the Committee on Ministry of the Presbytery, who will help facilitate the discussion.

Please join us for this critical conversation.  A light dinner will be provided each evening beginning at 5:30. 

Please RSVP to:  Cassandra Carlsen at derrickmnt@frontiernet.net or 356-4851 by Sunday, August 10th

We look forward to seeing you at this important church event.

Best to all,

The Session 

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