Vol. XXII, No. 18 | September 1, 2012
Begins September 10 then meets first Mondays, October–May, 9:00–9:45 am: group prayer 9:45–end of day: drop-by prayer 3601 Centenary, home of Phyllis Mabus Come as you are, have a cup of coffee, and share the concerns of your heart. Questions? firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-363-1588
Ladies, this will be an incredible night of rejoicing, laughing, and spending time together. $10 per ticket. Walk-ins are welcome. This event will benefit the World Justice Shoppe. Visit www.pcpc.org to register. Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2725.
Epistle to the
Romans an in-depth Men’s study
The study begins September 12, 6:30 pm Rooms 302–304 contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2739
Park Cities Presbyterian Church exists to extend the transforming presence of the Kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ in Dallas and to the world.
events & announcements
• Lindsay C. Manigold and Jeffrey A. Fein on August 11, 2012 deaths
• Mary R. McGill (CC#04), step-mother of Margaret Kunkel (CC#15), on August 18, 2012 sympathy
• Carroll and Scott Turpin (CC#11) on the loss of her brother; Luke Turpin (CC#11) on the loss of his uncle, Edward David Kruger, on August 7, 2012 • Amy and Mark Guyer (CC#16/New Creations) on the loss of her father, Jim Edwards, on August 11, 2012 • Michelle and Lee Bridgeman (CC#14/ Sojourners) on the loss of her grandmother; Amelia Bridgeman (CC#14) on the loss of her great-grandmother, Lola Page, on August 13, 2012 • Diana and Ron Koen (CC#19/Veritas) on the loss of her father, Gabriel Camacho, on August 16, 2012
michael lindsay workplace lunch
snacks of blessing
Michael Lindsay is one of the country’s foremost experts on what it takes to turn individuals into effective leaders. He is committed to helping organizations improve the ways they identify, develop, and place people in the ranks of future generations of leaders. The cost is $20 per person, which includes lunch, if registered by September 20 ($25 after deadline). Don’t miss this event on Tuesday, September 25, 12:00–1:30 pm, PCPC Fellowship Hall. Contact lawan.glasscock@ pcpc.org or 214-224-2739.
Attention PCPC youth, you are needed to help pack snacks of blessings on Saturday, September 22, 9:30 am–noon. Be blessed as you serve to bless others! Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2520.
new members’ class
Learn about PCPC’s vision, purpose, ministries, service opportunities, fellowship opportunities, membership, and more, Sundays, October 7–November 18, 9:30– 10:40 am, Room 302–304. Contact debbie.blanton@ pcpc.org or 214-224-2744.
need counseling help? Contact the PCPC Counseling Ministry. Our counseling services are fee-based. We continue to offer a complementary consultation for those interested in external counseling referrals or for those who need to discuss a reduced fee. Visit counseling.pcpc.org for more information. Need an appointment? Contact Jeff White, firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2693.
divorcecare Are you hurting from the pain of divorce? Come join us Wednesdays, September 5–December 12, 7:00–8:30 pm, Room 263. Materials are $15 per semester (scholarships available). Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2683.
billy graham call center Join in the joy of sharing your faith at the Billy Graham Call Center. PCPC is one of forty centers across the nation that takes calls for televised Billy Graham crusades. Contact Myrna Dunn at drdmtd@sbcglobal. net or 214-826-4539.
esl volunteers needed We need volunteers to build relationships and share the Gospel with English-language learners. We also need volunteers to minister the Gospel to the children of our ESL students during both the morning and evening sessions. ESL English teacher and childcare volunteers are needed for the 2012-2013 school year. Contact Elizabeth Cunningham with questions or to volunteer, firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2528.
60+ Community chihuly at the arboretum Funny name…amazing art. Don’t miss this exciting day at the Dallas Arboretum, Thursday, September 27, 10:00 am–2:30 pm. RSVP to email@example.com or 214-224-2771 by Tuesday, September 25.
pcpc employment opportunities PCPC is seeking qualified individuals for the following positions: 1. Full-time Coordinator of Family Ministry. 2. Part-time Administrative Assistant to Counseling. For full job descriptions, visit www.jobsatpcpc.org. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2714.
paid positions available
“The reason we resist God’s laws and pursue our own sinful strategies is because we believe that we can do better at securing our happiness than God can.” —Sam Storms
This Week September 1, 2012
The PCPC Nursery and Childcare Ministry have several paid positions available for the fall: Tuesday morning childcare workers and some Thursday morning preschool teachers. Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2566.
world missions international student hosting SMU’s Dedman School of Law is searching for individuals or families who are interested in serving as hosts/mentors to international LLM students. Contact Betty Alexander, firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2523.
Biblical Imagination Conference with michael card
is the bridge between the heart and mind. Register at www.biblicalimagination.com. Questions? Contact: email@example.com or 214-224-2740
august 30–12/13 Perspectives, Thursdays, 6:30 pm–9:00 pm, Oak Lawn West, 224-2523
19–12/5 Midweek, Wednesdays, 5:30–8:30 pm, PCPC, 224-2744
Women’s Prison Ministry, Fridays, Dawson State Jail, 675-1442
september 5–12/12 DivorceCare, Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30 pm, Room 263, 224-2683
ACT volunteer opportunity, 10:00 am–3:00 pm, 951-9151
Snacks of Blessing, 9:30 am–12:00 pm, 224-2520
Workplace lunch: Michael Lindsay, 12:00–1:30 pm, Fellowship Hall, 224-2739
CHIHULY at the Arboretum, 10:00 am–2:30 pm, Dallas Arboretum, 224-2771 North Texas Presbytery Fall Women’s Conference, Denton, 972-381-1124
ACT volunteer opportunity, 10:00 am–3:00 pm, 951-9151
Middle School parent meeting, 11:00 am–12:00 pm, 7th & 8th Room, 224-2762
Children’s & Youth Choirs rehearsal, 224-2636
Prayer on the Porch, First Monday of every month, 3601 Centenary, 363-1588
10–1/17 Musikgarten fall classes, Musikgarten Room, 224-2633
Children’s & Youth Choirs rehearsal, 224-2636
Women’s Ministries Fall Premiere, 6:45–8:30 pm, Angelika Theater, 224-2772
Middle School fall retreat, 224-2762 New Members’ class, Sundays, 9:30–10:40 am, Room 302–304, 224-2744 State Fair of Texas Senior Adult Day, 9:30 am–3:00 pm, 224-2771 Biblical Imagination Conference, PCPC, 224-2740
12–12/5 Men’s Bible study, Rooms 302–304, 224-2739 17–12/5 Women’s fall Bible studies, 224-2722
worship & arts
middle school fall retreat
children’s and youth choirs
All sixth to eighth graders: Save the date for our fall All students, kindergarten through grade 12, are invited retreat, October 5–7. More information coming soon. to grow in understanding more about music, singing, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2762. and worship by participating in a choir this fall. First rehearsals are Sunday, September 9, and Wednesday, September 12. Pre-register for all choirs. Contact lynda. middle school parent meeting All parents of fifth–eighth graders should come to a email@example.com or 214-224-2636. parent meeting to learn about how to get involved with Sunday morning small groups, weekly Bible studies, musikgarten fall classes and future events with the PCPC Middle School Ministry, The PCPC Arts Academy presents group music lessons Sunday, September 9, 11:00 am–12:00 pm, 7th & 8th for children from birth to 8-year-olds, September 10, Room. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2762. 2012–January 17, 2013, Musikgarten Room. Visit www. pcpcartsacademy.org for class information. Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2633.
community event bravelove
BraveLove’s goal is to show how adoption can be an amazing act of love and courage. Save the date for our launch party, Wednesday, September 26, 7:00–10:00 pm, Marquee Grill, Highland Park Village Theatre, with live music by Cary Pierce. Invite your friends! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
chancel choir resumes Warm up those vocal cords! The Chancel Choir will resume rehearsals on Wednesday, August 29, 7:009:00 pm, Cambridge Hall. New members are welcome! Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2633.
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p r e s b y t e r i a n c h u r c h ( PCA )
4124 Oak Lawn Avenue Dallas, TX 75219 214-224-2500 www.pcpc.org www.facebook.com/parkcitiespca www.twitter.com/pcpcnews 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
September 17–December 5
PCPC fall Bible Studies
Interested in joining a Bible study for the fall? Registration is open, and the deadline for childcare registration is Tuesday, September 11. Register for a study at www.pcpc.org and for childcare while registering for a study. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2722.
214-224-2680 or email@example.com general fund budget
2012/2013 operating budget
July 1–August 19, 2012 budget
July 1–August 19, 2012 giving
September 1, 2012 This Week
Midweek Baptisms August 19, 2012
An evening of worship, dinner, fellowship, and teaching
September 19–December 5
Vespers at 5:30 pm, Chapel Dinner at 5:30 pm, Fellowship Hall Adult classes following dinner
Ann Elise Goebel
Hunt McAlister Hillman
daughter of Jenni and Paul Goebel
son of Kristen and Sterling Hillman
Parker James Murray
Jack Murphy Turner
son of Laura and Nathan Murray
son of Amy and Kyle Turner
RSVP for dinner at 214-224-2826 by 4:00 pm on Mondays and for childcare for birth to five-year-olds at 214-706-2797. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2744.
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