Webster Presbyterian Church
...that all may come to know Jesus Christ, to love Him, to serve Him, and to enjoy Him forever.

Announcements - August 20, 2017

 1.   WELCOME to Webster Presbyterian Church!  We are pleased that you are worshipping with us today.  If you are a visitor, you are invited to stop by the Welcome Center in the Narthex after the service to learn more about our fellowship.

 2.   THE FLOWERS this morning are given in loving memory of Stan Wells by his family.

 3.   THE YELLOW ROSE is in recognition of a gift to the Endowment Fund in memory of Kathy Malmstrom by the “Church Chicks.”

 4.   WE THANK greeters and ushers Brad & Kathy Adams, Stu & Carol Cooper, Janet Chippero and Jenny Dougherty, and all the musicians for their help with this morning’s worship services.

 5.   CHILDCARE during the summer months is provided during the 9:30 a.m. service for infants – PreK-aged children.  Children in Kindergarten and older will remain in worship with their families.  Worship bags containing word search puzzles and coloring pictures are available in the upper Narthex hallway.  Please return the bags at the end of the service.


       -  Filling out the green Prayer Request Cards in your chair racks to be collected during the Offertory.

        -  A Prayer Group which meets every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in the Prayer Room (Room 1) to read scripture, share the praises and concerns of our church family, and pray together.

 7.   ADULT ED. CLASSES at 10:45 a.m. include: 

        Today  -  No Class.

        Next Sunday  -  Pastor Larry will continue the series on the book Run with the Horses: A Quest for Life at its Best in Room 9/10.

 8.   VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for childcare next Sunday and on September 3rd.  Please see Gayl Galen in the Church School Office if you can help fill this need.

 9.   CHILDREN’S CHRISTIAN EDUCATION is also in need of Church School teachers and Nursery volunteers beginning in September.  If you are interested in either area, please see Gayl as soon as possible.

10.  THE SEPTEMBER PATHWAY DEADLINE is tomorrow.  Please bring articles to the church office or email them to both kotoole@websterpres.org and ghubbard@websterpres.org.

11.   WOMEN  -  Mark your calendar for Friday and Saturday, September 29th and 30th and plan to join other women from our church and the Penfield Presbyterian Church for a Women’s Retreat.  We will celebrate 50 years of WPC women’s retreats by honoring women who attended in 1967.  Speaker Rebecca Letterman will address the topic “What to Wear / Does your Wardrobe Need a Makeover?”  Fashion trends come and go, but Godly “clothing” is for a lifetime.  All are welcome!

12.   THANK YOU so much to everyone who donated school supplies this year.  Because of your generosity, many children will begin school well supplied with the right tools that will help them find learning and reading to be fun tasks.

13.   SUMMER MISSION  -  The Mission Committee is thrilled to report that we have exceeded the goal of $9000 for the 6 player benches for Challenger Miracle Field!  Thank you to everyone who contributed funds totaling $9845.84!  If you would like to contribute to the project, they are still in need of donations.

14.   SAVE THE DATE  -  This Saturday at 11:00 a.m. is the Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Miracle Field.  Keep our presence alive and attend this event if you can!!!  Don't forget to wear your Yellow T-Shirts!!  Miracle Field is located behind the Webster Town Hall (next to the old library location).  

15.   GARAGE SALE DONATIONS  -  If you are cleaning out your place and would like to donate items to raise funds for a good cause (Hope Ministry), mark your calendar now!  Bring your items to Holy Trinity’s gymnasium entrance behind the church on Sunday, September 10, 1-3, or Monday, September 11, 10-2.  No clothing please.  Questions?  Call Hope House at 265-6694 or email Margery at margery.morgan@dor.org

16.   HOPE MINISTRY GARAGE SALE  -  Consider volunteering during the week of September 10-16.  Detailed information can be found:

1) a flier posted on the Narthex bulletin board

2) fliers on the Welcome Center

3) email Laureen palmers4@rochester.rr.com.

        This can be a fun time for circles, small groups or a group of friends to volunteer together in Webster!

17.   FOOKLINK DISTRIBUTION  -  Mark your calendar for September 22 if you are interested in volunteering for this event sponsored by Hope Ministry. 10-15 volunteers will be needed. Contact Randy Nelson for details.


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Lectionary Passages

                                                             Sunday, August 20th                   Sunday, August 27th

Old Testament          Genesis 45:1-15                             Exodus 1:8 – 2:10

Psalm                          Psalm 133                                      Psalm 124

New Testament         Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32               Romans 12:1-8

Gospel                         Matthew 15:10-28                       Matthew 16:13-20