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This Week Vol. XXIiI, No. 21 | october 12, 2013

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Celebrate the leaves changing colors with Voice of Hope’s Fall Festival Do not neglect to show hospitality ... to college kids Enroll in International Campus Connection. It’s an easy A.


helping hands

Don’t miss DTS’s John Dyer in a one-hour presentation about technology and your children in the Youth Ministry’s fall Trans:parenting event. Sunday, October 27 • 10:45 am • 7th & 8th Room

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



• Sally Katherine “Sally Kate” Swope, daughter of Claire and Tobin Swope, on July 5, 2013 • Sophie Ruth Bailey, daughter of Rebekah and Kyle Bailey, on September 25, 2013 • Baker Lee Greenwell, son of Stephanie and Steve Greenwell, on September 25, 2013


• Debbie and Lee Owen (CC#21) on the loss of his father; Jennifer Owen (CC#03) and Matt Owen (CC#21) on the loss of their grandfather; Julie and David Meyer (CC#03) on the loss of her grandfather, Sammy W. Owen, on September 23, 2013

serve365 project workday

Come join us at the Center of Hope, Saturday, October 12, 8:00 am–noon. Volunteers are needed to organize, sweep and mop floors, sort children’s clothes, sanitize children’s play area, hang mini-blinds, pick up trash, and help clean up the arts and crafts room. We also need a team to pray while we work. Lunch and T-shirts provided. Contact or 214-224-2520.

learning about anxiety You are invited to join the Counseling Services Fall Luncheon as we hear from Dr. Andrea Kim (Thomason) on the subject of anxiety, Tuesday, October 15, noon1:15 pm, Room 262. Dr. Kim will be discussing spiritual, psychological and physical roots of anxiety and different ways to approach treatment and management. This luncheon is free and open to everyone! Contact or 214-224-2683.

voice of hope fall festival Volunteers are needed for kids and families in the West Dallas community, Saturday, October 26, 10:00 am– 2:00 pm. Contact Tara Marsh, or 214-631-7027.

paid childcare positions PCPC offers paid positions for weekday childcare and preschool teachers. Contact or 214-502-5204.

counseling at pcpc Need counseling help? Visit or contact or 214-224-2683.

pcpc employment opportunities Full-time Female Middle School Youth Intern: PCPC has a full-time (40 hours a week) opening for a two-year, paid female Youth Ministry internship. Contact or 214-224-2714. Full-time Female Coordinator/Discipler of Young Adult Ministry: This position supports Director of Young Adult Ministry. Contact or 214-224-2714.

student ministries run for your life

transparenting: technology

There are still spaces available for students wanting to go on the Middle School Fall Retreat. This year’s trip, October 18-20, at Sky Ranch Camp in Van, Texas, is open to 5th-8th graders. Contact mike.haberkorn@ or 214-224-2717.

children’s ministry helpers needed

Senior adults

Join our Middle School Ministry as it presents Dallas Theological Seminary’s Executive Director of Communications and Educational Technology John urban ministries Dyer for a one-hour special presentation about technology and your children Sunday, October voice of hope fall festival 27, 10:45 am–noon, 7th & 8th Room. Contact mike. Volunteers are needed for Voice of Hope’s annual Fall or 214-224-2717. Festival for families in the West Dallas community Saturday, October 26, 10:00 am–2:00 pm. Contact Tara Marsh, or 214-631-7027. helping hands event Be the hands and feet of Jesus and join the deacons and other volunteers to help single moms, widows/ meals for mercy street widowers, senior adults, and those with chronic illness Awesome opportunity to serve for small groups! by doing odd jobs around their homes Saturday, Provide a meal for the Mercy Street middle school Bible November 2, 8:00 am–1:00 pm, Room 263. Volunteers study kids on Sundays, 6:00 pm through December are always welcome and appreciated! Contact 15. Contact Jill Harmeyer, or 214-224-2742.

The sin which is not too great to be forsaken, is not too great to be forgiven.” —Thomas Horton


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We are so grateful to those who have come forward to minister to our youngest children. We still need teachers and helpers in preschool and nursery. Please contact for preschool and for nursery.

state fair of texas day Let’s board the vans in the Oak Lawn West Parking Lot, Thursday, October 17, 9:30 am. Fair entrance is free to senior adults, but food will cost extra. Bring a friend and plan to enjoy the day! We’ll return at 2:30 pm. Reserve your seat on one of the vans with or 214-224-2771.

october 1-12/24 Young Adults Bible Study, Tuesdays, 7:00 pm, Oak Lawn East, 224-2784


Voice of Hope Fall Festival, 10:00 am, Voice of Hope, 631-7027



Trans:parenting, 10:45 am, 7th & 8th Room, 224-2717

Vespers, Wednesdays, 5:30 pm, Chapel, 224-2740


SERVE365 Project Workday, 8:00 am, Center of Hope, 224-2520


Short-Term Missions Reception, noon, Fellowship Hall, 224-2510


Circle 5, 10:00 am, 7215 Stefani Dr, 361-4704


Counseling Services Luncheon, noon, Room 262, 224-2683


Senior Adults State Fair of Texas Day, 9:30 am, Oak Lawn West, 224-2771


Middle School Fall Retreat, Sky Ranch, 224-2762


Restore Retreat, Montserrat Retreat Center at Lake Dallas, 224-2722

november 2

Helping Hands Event, 8:00 am, Room 263, 224-2742


World missions

circle 5 meeting

short-term missions reception

Circle 5 will have its next meeting, Tuesday, October Join us for a lunch reception in honor of PCPC’s 2013 15, 10:00 am, 7215 Stefani Dr. Contact Peggy Skidmore, short-term mission trip teams, Sunday, October 13, or 214-361-4704. immediately following the 11:00 am service in the Fellowship Hall. Lunch provided! Contact amanda. restore retreat or 214-224-2510. Women, if you find that your life is too busy, please consider this weekend away, October 25–26, Montserrat missionary link Retreat Center at Lake Dallas. This trip will refresh and Would you like to be a Missionary Link to one of PCPC’s restore your soul. There will be time to fellowship 40 supported missionaries? Find out more about a new together and time to be alone with the Lord. Contact ministry that matches PCPC missionaries with specific or 214-224-2722. PCPC members—singles, couples, or families—for two years. Contact or 214-224-2551.

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“Do not neglect to show hospitality” Hebrews 13:2

Contact or 214-224-2710

Befriend an international student at SMU! Find out how you can use your own life and relationships to share the Gospel and welcome foreign students to Dallas. Contact or 214-224-2528.


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Vol. XXIIi, No. 21 | october 12, 2013 Park Cities Presbyterian Church Sarah Palmer, editor 4124 Oak Lawn Avenue Dallas, Texas 75219-3152 214-224-2711 • fax 214-224-2711

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THIS WEEK: October 12, 2013  

bi-weekly newsletter of Park Cities Presbyterian Church

THIS WEEK: October 12, 2013  

bi-weekly newsletter of Park Cities Presbyterian Church