Vol. XXII, No. 20 | September 29, 2012
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Do you love powerful stories? Check out the missions luncheon. Don’t “Skip” Head to Heart! Only one week left. Women, are you praying? We've got a great place to start.
Sundays beginning October 14 11:00 am • Room 259
Have you ever asked: What is Reformed theology? What’s the Reformation? What about election, free will?
It’s been predestined that you join Patrick Lafferty and Tim Jeffress for an amazing eight-month class teaching what we believe by unpacking the Westminster Confession of Faith. This class is open to everyone. Contact amy. firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2740.
Ready. Set. Grow! NEW MEMBER CLASS
Sundays, 9:30 am October 7–November 18 Room 302/304
Register today at www.pcpc.org. Click on the REGISTRATION square.
park cities presbyterian church fall preaching series
Questions? Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2744.
Sundays this fall 8:00, 9:30, & 11:00 am
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
• John Frank Harper II, son of Elise and Jonathan Harper, on September 7, 2012 • Adair Campbell Lewis, daughter of Chamlee and Campbell Lewis, on September 12, 2012 marriages
• Lauren Marie Parma and William Thomas Elsener on September 1, 2012 deaths
• Elizabeth “Betty” Franklin (CC#05/Good News), on September 14, 2012 sympathy
• Julia and Blake Schwarz (CC#21/New City) on the loss of his grandmother; Brittain Schwarz (CC#21) on the loss of his greatgrandmother, Yvetta Schwarz, on September 6, 2012
2012 missions report luncheon
midweek Join us for an evening of worship, dinner, fellowship, and teaching on Wednesdays, through December 5, 5:30–8:30 pm, PCPC. Vespers is at 5:30 pm, Chapel; dinner at 5:30 pm, Fellowship Hall; and adult classes following dinner. Don’t forget to RSVP for dinner at 214224-2826 by 4:00 pm on Mondays and for childcare for birth to five-year-olds at 214-706-2797. Contact debbie. firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2744.
need counseling help? Then 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. If you would like to set up an appointment with one of our counselors, or have questions, please contact Jeff White, email@example.com or 214-224-2693.
Did you know that multiple PCPC teams traveled to five different places to share the love of Jesus? Many members of PCPC participated in short-term trips this past summer and even more shared in these trips by giving financially and praying faithfully. Come enjoy a meal while hearing how God used PCPC members all around the world this past summer, Sunday, October 14, 12:15–1:30 pm, Fellowship Hall. Register at www. pcpc.org/registrations by Wednesday, October 10. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2551.
with Skip and Barbara Ryan
9:30 & 11:00 am Fellowship Hall
Skip will lead the last two identical sessions on the topic of “Living out of Your Heart.” Note: Audio of the first session is available on CD or at www.pcpc.org. The audio of the last session will be available online or to purchase October 4. Contact CDMinistry@pcpc.org to order audio CDs. There will also be a special video looping in the downstairs lobby on Sunday, September 30.
PCPC is seeking qualified individuals for the following position: Full-time Coor- urban ministries dinator of Family Ministry. For more information and full job descriptions, visit www.jobsatpcpc.org. Contact mercy street prayer walks email@example.com or 214-224-2714. Please join us this fall on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, 10:00 am, to pray for the community of West Dallas. We will be meeting at at Mercy Street for prayer walks through the neighborhood. world missions Contact Sarah Flores, firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-693-4516. missionary prayer cards PCPC-supported missionaries need your prayers. Regularly updated prayer cards can now be down- esl childcare volunteers loaded from www.pcpcmissions.org. Contact Play and teach children the Gospel while their parents email@example.com or 214-224-2523. learn English. Volunteers needed Mondays. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2528.
“All my theology is reduced to this narrow compass— Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners.” — Archibald Alexander
This Week September 29, 2012
Have you downloaded the PCPC app to your phone or tablet? It’s encouragement on the go. Plus! Watch the Ryans’ story of rescue video, and much more, on your mobile device.
Head to Heart, 9:30 and 11:00 am, Fellowship Hall, 224-2737
Prayer on the Porch, 9:00 am, 3601 Centenary, 363-1588
Musikgarten classes, Musikgarten Room, 224-2633
Women’s fall Bible studies, 9:30 am, 224-2722
State Fair of Texas Senior Adult Day, 9:30 am–3:00 pm 224-2771
Missions report luncheon, 12:15–1:30 pm, Fellowship Hall, 224-2551
Mercy Street prayer walk, 10:00 am, Mercy Street, 693-4516 Midweek, Wednesdays, 5:30–8:30 pm, PCPC, 224-2744
Men’s Bible study, Wednesdays, 6:30 pm, Rooms 320–304, 224-2739
DivorceCare, Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30 pm, Room 263, 224-2683
14–5/19 Ground School, Sundays, 11:00 am–noon Oak Lawn West, 224-2740
New Member class, Sundays, 9:30–10:40 am, Room 302–304, 224-2744
Mercy Street prayer walk, 10:00 am, Mercy Street, 693-4516
Biblical Imagination Conference, PCPC, 224-2740
Trick or Can, 7:00–9:00 pm, PCPC Hangout, 224-2762
Middle School fall retreat, 224-2762 Turtle Creek road closing, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Did you miss an issue of This Week? You can download past issues in PDF format at www.pcpc.org. Just click on “resources” on the menu bar at the top of the page.
state fair of texas Senior Adult Day is around the bend, Thursday, October 11, 9:30 am–3:00 pm. Park behind Oak Lawn West and board the vans by 9:30 am. RSVP to jane.beasley@ pcpc.org or 214-224-2771 by October 10.
p r e s b y t e r i a n c h u r c h ( PCA )
prayer on the porch Meets first Mondays, October—May, 3601 Centenary. 9:00-9:45 am: group prayer; 9:45 am-end of day: drop-by prayer. Come as you are and share the concerns of your heart. Contact Phyllis Mabus, or 214363-1588.
Student Ministries trick or can Fifth–eighth greaders: Dress up in your favorite costume and help us trick or treat for canned food items to donate to a local charity, Wednesday, October 24, 7:00–9:00 pm, PCPC Hangout. There will be a prize for the best costume! Bring $5 and a pumpkin to decorate. Contact email@example.com or 214-224-2762.
MIddle School Fall Retreat 2012 Here we grow.
October 5–7 Sky Ranch Camp, Van, TX Cost: $200 Register at www.pcpcmiddleschool.org Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, 214-224-2762
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
214-224-2680 or email@example.com
October 7 11:00am–3:00 pm
sunday, october 7 road closing LifeWalk street closings will be from 11:00 am–3:00 pm. You will not be able to turn left from Turtle Creek to Avondale. Nor will you be able to cross Turtle Creek on Avondale. This affects the far right lane only. Turtle Creek will be open going south. The walk begins and ends at Lee Park and goes south to Cedar Springs.
general fund budget
2012/2013 operating budget
July 1–September 16, 2012 budget
July 1–September 16, 2012 giving
September 29, 2012 This Week
baptisms September 16, 2012
is the bridge between the heart and mind.
Hall Mortimer Allison son of Cameron and Travis Allison
Marguerite Jane Chavoya
Andrew Simeon Flowers
Matthew Trippe Goetz
daughter of Laura and Brandon Chavoya
son of Ashley and Pete Flowers
son of Katie and Reid Goetz
Biblical Imagination Conference with michael card
october 19–20 free concert
sunday, October 21, 7:00 pm
Nelson Brittain Schwarz
Juliet Katherine Walters
Ellen Louise Woodward
son of Julia and Blake Schwarz
daughter of Katie and Nathan Walters
daughter of Carrie and Richard Woodward
Register at www.biblicalimagination.com. Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-224-2740
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