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Vol. XXII, No. 7 | March 31, 2012

Holy Week at PCPC weekday noon services

Worship Jesus Christ and meditate on His death on the cross Monday–Friday, April 2–6, noon, in the Sanctuary. Special music for meditation will begin 15 minutes before each service. Speakers and texts are as follows. Monday, April 2 Matthew 26:1–5 (The plot to kill Jesus) Julian Russell Tuesday, April 3 Matthew 26:36–46 (Gethsemane) Paul Goebel Wednesday, April 4 Matthew 26:57–68 ( Jesus before Caiaphas) Pete Deison Thursday, April 5 Matthew 27:15–23 (Barabbas) Brent Baker Good Friday, April 6 Matthew 27:45–54 ( Jesus’s death) Patrick Lafferty

Holy week lunches

Enjoy fellowship over lunch following the weekday noon services in the Chapel foyer. The cost is $8 each, by cash or check. Contact Mary Haberkorn, or 214-224-2725.


Celebrate the Lord’s Supper at this quiet, meditative service Wednesday, April 4, 5:00– 5:30 pm, in the Chapel. Special music will begin 15 minutes before the service.

Meet our urban ministry partners April 15   2

Donovan Campbell to speak at WorkPlace breakfast  2

Maundy Thursday service

The Lord’s Supper will be served and Mark Davis will preach April 5, 7:00 pm, in the Sanctuary. Special music for meditation will begin 15 minutes before the service.

fragrant offerings prayer vigil

PCPC will hold an overnight prayer vigil from April 5, 9:30 pm, to April 6, 9:30 am, at 7431 Caruth, the home of Nancy and David Burgher. Bring your fragrant offerings of bold and dependent prayer to the Lord! Sign up for an hour to pray with others at mysignup. com/pcpcvigil. For information, contact Amy Tassos, 214-224-2740.

PCPC Chamber Choir concert

This poignant candlelight event will feature music in remembrance of Christ’s Passion on Good Friday, April 6, 7:00 pm, in the Chapel. The choir will sing music from Victoria, Honegger, Gjeilo, Chilcott, Duruflé, and others. Admission is free; seating in the Chapel is limited. Doors open at 6:30 pm. For more information contact or 214-224-2633.

Devotional booklet

A meditation for each day of Holy Week, written by PCPC pastors and staff, will walk you through the week of our Lord’s passion toward the high point of all history, His resurrection. Pick one up in the main hallway or download it at

Sunday services

Resurrection Sunday services (identical) will be held on April 8, 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 am, in the Sanctuary. The nursery and preschool will be open on Easter Sunday. Elementary and youth classes will not meet. See page 2 for a list of adult Sunday Morning Communities meeting that Sunday.

Kids—bring a flower for the Easter cross  3

Find solitude before the Lord at women’s reflective retreat  4

Park Cities Presbyterian Church exists to extend the transforming presence of the Kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ in Dallas and to the world.


o u r fa m i ly Births • Caroline Maddox Huckin, daughter of Merrick and Stuart Huckin, on September 14, 2011

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• Hadley Grace Westerburg, daughter of Courtney and Todd Westerburg, on March 4, 2012 • Oliver Clayton Smith, son of Libby and Ben Smith, on March 16, 2012 • Parker James Murray, son of Laura and Nathan Murray, on March 21, 2012

Deaths • Helen Powell (CC#17) on March 5, 2012 • Larry Seaman (CC#5), husband of Frances Seaman, on March 18, 2012 • Phyllis Word (CC#14/Veritas) on March 20, 2012

Sympathy • Deanie and Dusty Beavers (outof-town members) on the loss of her grandfather, Hal Weathersby, on March 11, 2012 • Bill Clark IV (CC#14) on the loss of his father; Christine and Will Clark (CC#6) on the loss of their grandfather, William Clark III, on March 17, 2012 • Gail Schoellkopf (CC#9) on the loss of her mother; Beth and Tom Obenchain (CC#9/Vineyard) on the loss of his mother; Will Schoellkopf IV (CC#9); Justin Schoellkopf (CC#22); Whitt, Clare, and Drew Obenchain (CC#9) and Tommy Obenchain (CC#12) on the loss of their grandmother, Yvonne Obenchain, on March 20, 2012 • Mona and Tim Wilson (CC#8) on the loss of her mother; Elise, Rebecca, and Timothy Wilson on the loss of their grandmother, Shirley Craycroft, on March 21, 2012

Before we can pray, “Thy Kingdom come,” we must be willing to pray, “My kingdom go.” Alan Redpath




PCPC Arts Festival 2012

The art gallery in Fellowship Hall is open 10:00 am– 6:00 pm daily through April 1. The winning pieces of art will remain on display through April 8. Art is for sale—25% is applied to show expenses, with any remaining proceeds going to PCPC outreach ministries. Sales are tax-free during the show. Contact or 214-224-2739.

Workplace breakfast: Donovan Campbell

Donovan Campbell, author of the New York Times best-seller Joker One, will speak at a WorkPlace Ministries breakfast Tuesday, April 24, 7:30–8:30 am. Campbell is senior vice president of Integra Color and a decorated Marine Corps officer. He will explore how core values can reinstill trust in the American economy and its business leaders. The cost is $5 if you register at by 3:00 pm, April 20, and $10 afterwards. For more information, contact Lawan Glasscock, or 214-224-2739.

Remember concert

We will celebrate and give thanks for loved ones who have gone before and pray for strength to finish our own lives well Sunday, April 29, 7:00 pm, in the Sanctuary. The PCPC Chancel Choir will present the poignant and sublime Requiem of Maurice Duruflé accompanied by symphony orchestra. The Easter Sunday Morning Communities evening will conclude with hymns of hope, including The following adult Sunday Morning Communities “Amazing Grace” and “Be Still, My Soul.” Join us for will not be meeting on Resurrection Sunday, April 8: this free concert. Register for childcare by calling Covenant, Doulos, Good News, New City, Ground 214-706-2797 by Thursday, April 26. Contact School, SOS, Sojourners, Veritas, and Vineyard. The or 214-224-2635. following Communities will be meeting: Agape Officer recommendations due in April (in Room 262), GO! Group, Good Shepherd, New April 30 is the deadline to recommend elder and Creations, and Single Moms. deacon candidates for the Class of 2017. For more Oak Lawn West Bible study information, please read qualifications and guidelines This weekly Bible study of singles in their 20s and 30s on the recommendation forms or contact Sally Rogers, meets every Tuesday, 7:00 pm, in the High School 214-224-2775 or email Room. The next meetings are April 10 and 17. Join us for worship, teaching, and fellowship afterwards.

Urban Ministries Expo

Meet representatives from our 17 urban ministry partners and learn about what the Lord is doing in Dallas Sunday, April 15, 9:00 am–1:00 pm, in Fellowship Hall. There are opportunities just right for you to get involved! Lunch will be served at noon. Contact or 214-224-2520.

60+ Bishop Arts District day trip

The 60+ Community is invited to take a day trip Thursday, April 19, 9:30 am–3:30 pm. Park behind Oak Lawn West and board the bus at 9:30 am for the Bishop Arts District over in Oak Cliff. There are many wonderful shops and restaurants for you to choose from. At 2:30 pm we will board the bus and head back. The only cost is your lunch and any purchases you make. Reserve a seat on the bus by contacting Jane Beasley, 214-224-2771 or, by Tuesday, April 17.

Young Adults Spring Retreat

Join us for a weekend of fellowship with the young adults at PCPC April 21–22, Pine Cove Timbers Camp. Contact McKenzie Griffin, or 214-224-2728.

Missions and church planting

Senegal trip informational meeting

Come to Room 262 Sunday, April 1, 12:15 pm, to hear details about this short-term mission trip opportunity to Senegal, West Africa, June 29–July 7. Open to all. Contact or 214-224-2551.

Student Ministries

Easter Sunday

There will be no youth Sunday school (fifth–twelfth grade) on Easter Sunday, April 8.

Middle School summer events

All incoming fifth to eighth grade students, save the dates for these activities. Don’t miss out on the fun! •  Moving On Up Sunday: May 20 •  Summer Sizzle (fifth–sixth): May 30–31 •  Summer Night Live (seventh–eighth): June 1–2 •  Six Flags: June 19 •  Hurricane Harbor: July 16 •  Doulos Beach Retreat (seventh/eighth): July 23–27 Details are to come at Contact or 214-224-2762.

This Week  March 31, 2012

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8:00 am–1:00 pm  Helping Hands Day, Room 263, 224-2742 11:00 am–2:00 pm  EggStravaganza, West Dallas, 224-2520


12:15 pm  Senegal trip informational meeting, Room 262, 224-2551 noon  Holy Week services, Sanctuary, 224-2632 12:45 pm  Holy Week lunches, Chapel foyer, 224-2725 7:00 pm  Maundy Thursday service, Sanctuary, 224-2632 9:30 pm–9:30 am  Prayer vigil, 7431 Caruth, 224-2740 7:00 pm  Good Friday Chamber Choir Concert, Chapel, 224-2633 7:00 pm  Oak Lawn West Bible Study, High School Room, 224-2728 6:30–8:30 pm  The Bridge, 5535 West Amherst, 696-4748 9:00 am–1:00 pm  Urban Ministries Expo, Fellowship Hall, 224-2520 noon–12:30 pm  Pray First, Parlor, 363-1588


17 21–22 23 24 29 11–12 14 20 26–Jun 1 3 11–14

7:00 pm  Oak Lawn West Bible Study, High School Room, 224-2728 Young Adults Spring Retreat, Pine Cove Timbers Camp 10:45–11:30 am  Song and Story, Room 122, 224-2780 7:00 pm  Oak Lawn West Bible Study, High School Room, 224-2728 7:00 pm  Remember concert, Sanctuary, 224-2635


Women’s Reflective Retreat, Montserrat Retreat Center, 224-2725 10:45–11:30 am  Song and Story, Room 122, 224-2780 Moving on Up Sunday Florida Trip, Laguna Beach, 224-2762


4:00 pm  Colin Howland concert, Sanctuary, 224-2635 9:00 am–noon  VBS, PCPC School of Rock

Young Families

The Bridge: What’s her story?

Women of all life stages are invited to the home of Katie Farris, 5535 West Amherst, on Thursday, April 12, 6:30–8:30 pm. You’ll enjoy fellowship over a light dinner and hear Nancy Ashley’s unique story of faith. Bring a friend! Dinner costs $10, and no RSVP is necessary. For information contact Susan Bullock, or 214-696-4748.

Pray First

Help us pray for our church, families, and more Monday, April 16, noon–12:30 pm, in the Parlor. We will also pray with and for you. You may also submit your prayer requests to us. Contact Phyllis Mabus, or 214-363-1588.

Children’s Easter cross

PCPC children, please bring a flower to add to the large cross on the front steps of the church on Easter Sunday, April 8. We are delighted to share this significant symbol of our faith as we celebrate our Savior’s resurrection with all who attend or pass by our church that morning. Questions? E-mail

Song and Story

Toddlers, bring your mom for some wiggly-giggly, laugh-out-loud, reading and singing fun Monday, April 23, 10:45–11:30 am, in Room 122. Bring a sack lunch and meet friends inside or outside on the playground depending on the weather. No RSVP is needed. Contact or 214-224-2780.

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Sunday worship 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 am


Communion Sundays, 8:00–9:00 am Wednesdays, 5:30–6:00 pm


24/7 prayer hotline 214-224-2680 or 24/


PROMISE 2012 PCPC open through April 1 ARTS FESTIVAL see page 2 March 31, 2012  This Week

General fund budget 2011/2012 operating budget


July 1, 2011–March 18, 2012 budget


July 1, 2011–March 18, 2012 giving


Budget variance



b a ptisms


March 18, 2012

Theodore Robert Burgher

Nina Northcutt Cathey

son of Emma and Ford Burgher

daughter of Ashley and Robert Cathey


Reid Thomas Cave


son of Bess and Aaron Cave

May 11–12 Montserrat, Lake Dallas Greyson James Daniel

Caroline Maddox Huckin

Weslyn Grace Huckin

son of Carolyn and Troy Daniel

daughter of Merrick and Stuart Huckin

daughter of Merrick and Stuart Huckin

register at

PCPC School of Rock

Henry Warren Lee

Larson Daniel Leonard

son of Emily and Warren Lee

son of Emily and Ben Leonard

Taking applications for easy listeners and hard rockers for the School of Rock (VBS 2012), June 11–14, in the PCPC Tool Shed. No experience necessary, but you must be age five by September 1 up to a rising fourth grader. Registration is open until full or May 25. “He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I shall not be greatly shaken” (Psalm 62:2). Register at Contact Meredith Mabus,

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THIS WEEK: March 31, 2012  

bi-weekly newsletter of Park Cities Presbyterian Church

THIS WEEK: March 31, 2012  

bi-weekly newsletter of Park Cities Presbyterian Church