Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church
Monday, September 01, 2014
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Opportunities at Peace Memorial

This monthly message provides an update on Opportunities to Worship, Connect, Serve and Grow at Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church. 

Email Kelly Fitzgerald, Director of Family Ministries, to receive weekly calendar updates of Opportunities at Peace Memorial.
Below is a list of opportunities for you to connect with your family at Peace Memorial.  Be sure to like us on Facebook!  Share the good news with a friend.


Opportunities to Worship 

Service of Worship - August 3 at 10:30 a.m. 8th Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Bob Scott will lead worship. Communion will be served.
Service of Worship - August 10 at 10:30 a.m. 9th Sunday after Pentecost Rev. Bob Scott will lead worship.
Service of Worship - August 17 at 10:30 a.m. 10th Sunday after Pentecost. Rev Bob Scott will lead worship.
Service of Worship - August 24 at 10:30 a.m. 11th Sunday after Pentecost. Rev Bob Scott will lead worship.
Service of Worship - August 31 at 10:30 a.m. 12th Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Bob Scott will lead worship.

Opportunities to Connect   

Music Ministry. Interested in sharing your talents? Contact our Music Director, Carol Skinner Alexander.
        Junior Bell Rehearsal        Will resume in September
        Handbell Choir                   Rehearsal on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. Will resume in September
        Chancel Choir                     Rehearsal on Thursday at 7:15 p.m. Will resume in September
Summer Music Special Music will be provided throughout the summer. Contact Carol if you would like to share your musical gifts with the congregation!
Walking Group.  We will meet every Tuesday night  at 7:00 p.m. throughout the summer. Join us for an evening walk and catch the gorgeous sunset!
Back-to-School Bash, Sunday, August 17. Come celebrate the end of summer with your church family. Following worship we will have a cookout on the grounds with a water slide inflatable! Bring backpacks to worship for a special back to school blessing. We will also be collecting school supplies to donate to Ponce de Leon. Any supplies are welcome.
 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) - Thursday, August 21 at 10:30 a.m. Medieval Mysteries. (Riet Van der Pol).

Opportunities To Serve    

Peace Café, Thursday Evenings.   Consider volunteering with this outreach program that feeds the local hungry a warm meal.  Servers needed the first three Thursdays of the month. (Bill Trautwein, 727.463.6916)
RCS Food Bank. Continue to drop off your donations of non-perishable food items in any of the baskets located throughout the church. Everyday household items and toiletries are also accepted as donations.
Pack-a-Sack. Concludes another successful year of providing meals to hungry children. Thanks for all who have donated both time and money. Prayerfully consider how you can be involved this upcoming Fall. (Carlos Rodriquez)

Opportunities to Grow    

Men’s Bible Study - Saturdays at 8:30 a.m.  Men’s small group study. (Dan Johnson).
Early Bird Bible Study will resume in September.
Children’s Enrichment. Children gather following the Children’s Message to enrich their worship experience in ways that are meaningful to this particular age group. We offer two classes—for children ages 3-7 and children ages 8-12. Adult helpers are needed for both age groups. (Kelly Fitzgerald)
Nursery Storytellers. Share a few minutes of your time on Sunday morning as worship begins to read a story to our youngest disciples in the nursery. (Scarlett Meyer coordinates readers)
Sunday School for All. Classes begin around 9:00 a.m.
Other classes resume in September.
Intergenerational Bible Study—Disciples of all ages are invited to join us in Roebling Hall for a summer study of the lectionary passages using art, media, and drama. 
Nursery Care—professional care for our youngest disciples.
Mid-High Mid-Week - every Wednesday at 6:00 pm. 6-12th graders are invited to join us for a time of hanging out and a short Bible Study.   Make the commitment to spend your summer with Peace. Dinner will be provided, bring a few dollars for a donation. Pick up at 8:00 pm. 
Music, Art, and Drama Camp will be held August 4-8, 2014. Registration is now open. Forms available on line and in the church office. Visit the church website to sign up to volunteer or donate goods. Many volunteers are needed to make this event a success! Children will lead worship on August 10. (Kelly Fitzgerald)
Save the date for ROCK THE UNIVERSE (or maybe Night of Joy) - September 5-6. Cost will be $100. Includes one late night at the park, overnight at hotel, and follow up day of fun.

Church News  

See the church calendar for all church council meeting times.
Summer Church Hours. Church Office is open Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Office is officially closed on Friday, but pastoral staff is still available. Please use cell phone numbers to contact staff.