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

Announcements - February 18, 2018

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

 2.   THE FLOWERS are given by Barb Hall in loving memory of her great-grandson, Avi John Losito.  The arrangement is by Barbara Coleman.

 3.   WE THANK the participating youth and all the musicians for their help with this morning’s worship service.

 4.   PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES include:

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

        -  Additional prayer support for joys or concerns will be offered at the front of the Chapel and Sanctuary following the worship services.

        -  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.

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

        Today  -  Sister Grace, Executive Director of the House of Mercy in Rochester, will speak about the needs faced daily by the city’s homeless.

        Next Sunday  -  The first in a five-week Lenten study using the book Who Is This Man? by John Ortberg will take place in Room 9/10 to look at the impact Jesus has made over the last 2000 years.

 6.   BLANKETS PLUS provides Hygiene Kits, School Kits, Blankets and Clean-up Buckets in disaster areas in the U.S. and around the world.  Envelopes for your gifts can be found in the chair racks.

 7.   LENTEN STUDY – The ‘Who is This Man?’ series starts this Thursday from 6 - 8  p.m.  There will be a light supper at 6:00 followed by the ‘Who is This Man?’ video.  Then we will break into groups for discussion, ending at 8:00.  This series will also run on Sunday morning at 10:45 starting next Sunday.  Pick up your Participant’s Guide in the Narthex for a $5 donation.  John Ortberg looks at the influence of Christ’s teachings on the last 2000 years and on our lives today.  Don’t miss this engaging and impactful study!

 8.   WEDNESDAY’S SUPPER AND SCRIPTURE has been moved to Thursday nights to coincide with the Lenten series study.  Wednesday night suppers will resume after Easter.

 9.   A DAILY LENTEN DEVOTIONAL entitled Jesus and the Prophets is available in the Narthex for those who would like to spend time on a regular basis during Lent in reflection, prayer and discernment.

10.  THE MARCH PATHWAY DEADLINE is this Tuesday.  Please submit articles to kotoole@websterpres.org and ghubbard@websterpres.org, or bring them in to the church office.

11.   THE BLACK HERITAGE DINNER, sponsored by the Trinity Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, will be held March 3rd.  Today is the last day to sign up at the table in the Narthex.  Honorees this year are Bill Johnson, Lovely Warren and Randy Henderson.  The donation for the dinner is $50.

 

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LECTIONARY PASSAGES

                                                                Today, February 18th              Next Sunday, February 25th

Old Testament                     Genesis 9:8-17                           Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16

Psalm                                     Psalm 25:1-10                           Psalm 22:23-31

New Testament                   I Peter 3:18-22                          Romans 4:13-25

Gospel                                   Mark 1:9-15                               Mark 8:31-38

 

 

MEMORY VERSE

 “Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you,

in order to bring praise to God.”

Romans 15:7 (NIV)

  

 

“WHO  IS  THIS  MAN?”

 

 

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Look at the impact of Jesus’ radical teaching on the last 2000 years and our lives today!

Starts Thursday, February 22, and continues for five Thursdays, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Sessions will be repeated beginning Sunday, February 25, and continue for five weeks, from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m.

Participant books are available in the Narthex and the church office for a $5.00 donation.