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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? 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 to register. Contact 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: 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.

our family

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

urban ministries

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@ 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 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@ 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 for more information. Need an appointment? Contact Jeff White, 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 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, 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 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 Contact 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 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, or 214-224-2523.

Biblical Imagination Conference with michael card

October 19–21


is the bridge between the heart and mind. Register at Questions? Contact: 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

5–7 7–11/18


Children’s & Youth Choirs rehearsal, 224-2636


Women’s Ministries Fall Premiere, 6:45–8:30 pm, Angelika Theater, 224-2772

11 19–21

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

Student Ministries

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 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 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 or 214-224-2762. 2012–January 17, 2013, Musikgarten Room. Visit www. for class information. Contact 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

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 or 214-224-2633.

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Park Cities

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 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 and for childcare while registering for a study. Contact or 214-224-2722.

214-224-2680 or 24/ general fund budget

2012/2013 operating budget


July 1–August 19, 2012 budget


July 1–August 19, 2012 giving


Budget variance


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 or 214-224-2744.

This Week (007-362) is published biweekly except once in December by Park Cities Presbyterian Church, 4124 Oak Lawn, Dallas, TX 75219. Periodical postage paid at Dallas, Texas 75219. POSTMASTER: send address changes to THIS WEEK, 4124 Oak Lawn, Dallas, TX 75219‑3152.

Park Cities Presbyterian Church JD Lemming, editor 4124 Oak Lawn Avenue Dallas, Texas 75219-3152 214-224-2711 • fax 214-224-2711

Vol. XXII, No. 18 | september 1, 2012

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THIS WEEK: September 1, 2012  

bi-weekly newsletter of Park Cities Presbyterian Church

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