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

Announcements - October 22, 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.   WE THANK liturgist Camryn Zeitvogel, greeters and ushers Steve & Laura Oliver, Mary Vick and Sarah Stein, and all the musicians for their help with this morning’s worship service.

  3.   PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES include:

        -  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.

  4.   PRAYER UNDER THE CROSS  -  Do you have a prayer request or a joy?  There will be someone to pray with you at the front of the church after both the 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. services every Sunday. 

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

        Today - We continue our spiritual journey toward deepening our prayer life using Part 3 of the Companions in Christ series with Week 3: “Prayers of Petition and Intercession,” in Room 9/10.

        Next Sunday  -  Stewardship Presentation of the Proposed 2018 Budget in the Social Room.

  6.   SUPPER AND SCRIPTURE is scheduled this Wednesday evening at 6:00.  Join us in the Social Room for supper and fellowship followed by a time for scripture, praise and prayer.  All are welcome!

  7.   HEART AND HAND will meet this Friday in the Social Room.  Join the group for a breakfast treat, devotions and conversation while working together on church family and community projects.  Materials are provided and fun is guaranteed.

  8.   FALL WORKDAY is scheduled for this Saturday, October 28 (rain date: November 4).  A list of jobs will be posted so you can decide which tasks are a good match for your skills.  Work will start at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at Noon.  Come for the entire morning or just an hour or two as we ready the church for the winter months ahead.

  9.   FAMILIES:  The first annual Trunk-or-Treat event will take place next Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m.  At 3 p.m., church members and friends will decorate the trunks of their cars and park them in the parking lot.  Children dressed in costumes will arrive at 4:00 and can safely go from trunk to trunk collecting candy, as they would during traditional trick-or-treating.  Sign up in the Narthex after services if you are willing to decorate your trunk and pass out candy.  Contact Rachel McKay (585-356-8302) if you have any questions.  Come join the fun!

10.  SAVE THE DATES !!  Mark your calendars and look for details to come:

             Annual Harvest Dinner – November 12 at noon. 

             Annual Adult Christmas Party – December 2 from 5 – 8 pm.

11.   WE HAVE A CHRISTMAS PLAY!  Auditions will take place next Sunday after the 9:30 worship service in the Sanctuary.  Contact Jasmine McCallum, Lindsey Oliver or Rev. Eileen with questions.

12.   PIES FOR HABITAT are again being sold.  Orders at $16 each for delivery on Tuesday, November 21st may be placed for the next three Sundays in the Narthex, or you can call Irv & Shirley Crane (223-3644.)  $5.50 of the cost of each pie supports the Penfield Coalition Habitat House.  Additional details can be found on page 16 of the October Pathway. 

13.   DONATIONS OF NEW AND GENTLY USED winter clothing and accessories for men, women and children will be collected for Cameron Community Ministries through November 13.  Designated boxes will be in the Narthex and upper hallway.  Please consider a donation from your closet or a visit to a local thrift store to buy an item or two to donate.

14.   COLLEGE CARE PACKAGES will be sent out in November to help our college freshmen through the stress of their first college semester and to let them know they are in our prayers.  Donations of store-bought, individually wrapped snacks (candy, cookies, crackers, etc.) along with small study aids (Post-It Notes, pens, highlighters, etc.) would be appreciated to help fill the boxes.  Items can be placed in the designated box in the church office through next Sunday.

15.   GIFTS TO PRESBYTERIAN DISASTER RELIEF continue to be received toward the many recent natural disasters.  If you would like to contribute, checks may be made out to WPC with “PDA Relief” in the memo line will be forwarded to the denomination.

16.   THE WEBSTER HEALTH & EDUCATION NETWORK (WHEN) is co-sponsoring an unused/expired drug drop-off from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. this Saturday at the Monroe County Wastewater Treatment Plant, 226 Phillips Rd, Webster.  Both prescription and non-prescription drugs may be dropped off and a coupon for a free slice of pizza, courtesy of Mark’s Pizzeria, will be given to those participating in the drop-off.

17.   USED COPIES OF THE KERYGMA STUDY Parables – Stories for Life by Richard Henderson are being sought by a group desiring to do the program.  If you have a copy you are willing to lend, please see Carol Walck (738-6975).

18.  LITURGISTS  -  There is a posted list of dates and liturgists for the 9:30 worship services on the wall across from the bathroom by the minister’s offices.


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LECTIONARY PASSAGES

                                                     Today, October 22nd                  Next Sunday, October 29th

        Old Testament                    Exodus 33:12-23                          Deuteronomy 34:1-12

        Psalm                                   Psalm 99                                        Psalm 90:1-6, 13-17

        New Testament                  I Thessalonians 1:1-10                I Thessalonians 2:1-8

        Gospel                                  Matthew 22:15-22                       Matthew 22:34-46


                                                              MEMORY VERSE


“The Lord your God goes with you;

He will not leave you nor forsake you.”

Deuteronomy 31:6