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This Week Vol. XXIV, No. 3 | february 1, 2014

A&N dkins


Cello and Piano

Sunday, February 9 • 5:00 and 7:00 pm • Cambridge Hall see page 2

stories of the faithful sunday, february 23 // 12:30-2:00 pm pcpc fellowship hall // lunch provided hear captivating stories from members of PCPC who spent their lives sharing the gospel around the world

contact or 214-224-2510



Thursday, February 6 6:30-8:30 pm Details on page 2

Does PCPC have sermons on Hosea? How can I get involved with our Urban Ministries? What is Mark Davis's cell phone number? Who heads up our campus ministry at SMU? When does the youth Florida Trip registration open? Where do we meet to volunteer for Helping Hands on March 22? Who is invited to Transparenting on Sunday? Those answers and more are just a click away (except for Mark's cell phone; that was a joke). Scan this square with a QR code reader on your smartphone for instant access to our website,

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• Sawyer Grace Rentz, daughter of Wendy and Wesley Rentz, on December 4, 2013 • Benjamin Nicolaas Murray, son of Laura and Nathan Murray, on December 4, 2013 • Mack Philip Morrow, son of Laura Nell and Paul Morrow, on January 15, 2014 • Elizabeth Claire Glover, daughter of Caroline and Wade Glover, on January 22, 2014 sympathies

• Lauren and Hunter Pond (CC#22) on the loss of her grandfather, Robert A. Wooldridge, on January 3, 2014 • Beverley and Larry Dale (CC#09) on the loss of his mother; Pete, Edward, Jaynie, & Jack Dale (CC#09) on the loss of their grandmother, Jayne Ellen Becker Dale, on January 8, 2014 • Anne and Campbell Williams (CC#08) on the loss of his grandfather; Wells, Lane, and Campbell Williams Jr. (CC#08) on the loss of their great-grandfather; Rebecca and Landon Bell (CC#08) on the loss of her grandfather, James Bowman Williams, on January 15, 2014 • Elaine and The Montague (CC#06) on the loss of her father; Betty Montague (CC#06) on the loss of her grandfather; Sam Masullo (CC#06) on the loss of his great-grandfather, Dr. J. Ed Strickland, Jr., on January 17, 2014 deaths

• Cheryl E. Joyner (CC#07), husband of Sam Joyner (CC#07); mother of Jacqueline and Samuel Joyner (CC#07), on January 11, 2014 • Helen Deering (CC#21), mother of Gigi (and Guy) Haltom (CC#13); mother of Debbie (and Lee) Owen (CC#21); grandmother of Jennifer Owen (CC#03); grandmother of Julie (and David) Meyer (CC#03); grandmother of Matt Owen (CC#21); grandmother of Amy (and Jeff) Loukas (CC#13); great-grandmother of Brooks and Will Loukas (CC#13), on January 21, 2014

“Jesus Christ is not valued at all until He is valued above all.” —Augustine


This Week  february 1, 2014

register to vote

nursery volunteers needed The Nursery Ministry is opening a new room to accommodate the newest walkers, and we could use your help once a month on Sunday mornings! Contact or 214-224-2566.

Voter registration will be available after all three services tomorrow, February 2. Tables will be set up in the main lobby and upstairs outside Room 301. Applications must be submitted 30 days before be a cross cultural missionary the upcoming March 4 primary elections in order to here in dallas vote in a primary. Christians should be encouraged Sign up to be a friendship partner to an SMU to be good stewards of civic privileges such as international student. It’s easy!  Just commit to voting. We should not be of the world but should pursue a specific international student and include be engaged in it for influence. Contact Marty Forte’, that student in your Christian community. Contact or 214-224-2528.



sewing machines needed!

Join us for an evening of worship, dinner, fellowship, and teaching, Wednesdays, through May 7, 5:30–8:30 pm, PCPC. Vespers is at 5:30 pm, Chapel; dinner is at 5:30 pm, Fellowship Hall; adult classes follow dinner. Don’t forget to RSVP for dinner at 214-224-2826 by 4:00 pm on Mondays and for childcare for birth to five-year-olds at 214-224-2600. Contact or 214-224-2744.

Please donate working sewing machines to Urban Ministries for Mercy Street’s new sewing classes! Contact or 214-224-2520.

adkins & nielson concert

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

pcpc employment opportunities

Full-time Male and Female High School Youth Interns: Christopher Adkins, Dallas Symphony Orchestra PCPC has two full-time openings for two-year, paid principle cello, and Stephen Nielson, Steinway artist, internships—one male and one female—to be hired in will present a chamber concert, Sunday, February 9, May 2014. This role will learn and effectively develop 5:00 & 7:00 pm, Cambridge Hall, featuring the Piano the skills needed to minister to high school students. Trio No. 1 in B Major by Brahms with guest Nathan Contact or 214-224-2762. Olson, violinist and co-concertmaster of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. For parking information and journey to the land of the bible directions, please visit Contact Be prepared for the only trip that enriches the soul, or 214-224-2633. fills the mind, and thrills the heart, June 9-20. Watch your faith grow as Christ and His land come alive. helping others respond to depression Contact or 214-224-2739. This six-week course will provide a biblical overview as well as a foundation for understanding and responding to those dealing with depression, Mondays, February world missions 17–March 24, 7:00 pm-8:30 pm, PCPC Room 262.  Contact or 214-224-2541. graber missionary lunch On Sunday, March 2, 12:15 pm, Oak Lawn West, come hear from Anna and Ben Graber, PCPC missionaries pcpc adoption conference going to Berlin, Germany. Lunch provided. Contact Are you considering adoption for your family? Come learn about the need for adoption and get a basic or 214-224-2551 understanding about the steps for starting the adoption process, Friday, February 21, 6:30-9:00 pm, and Saturday, February 22, 8:30 am-noon. Contact urban ministries Melissa Shull, or 214-370-4301. serve project workday Bring your gardening gloves and spades, Saturday, March 1, 7:30 am-noon, 4630 Munger Avenue #110, helping hands Can you change a light bulb, organize a closet, rake Exodus Ministries, as we will be planting flowers, leaves, fix a running commode, clean a refrigerator, painting apartments, and organizing donation show loving concern? Please join with your deacons to closets! We also need two lawn mowers and four gas extend your helping hands to our single moms, widows/ or electric weed eaters for the day. This service project ers, senior adults, and those with chronic illness who is open for all families to join! Light breakfast and lunch have asked for assistance around their homes, Saturday, will be served. Contact or March 22, 8:00 am–1:00 pm, Room 263. Contact 214-224-2520. or 214-224-2742.


february 21-22


Register to Vote, after all services, PCPC Main Hallway & outside Room 301


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


New Members’ Coffee, 2:00-4:00 pm, 3620 Centenary, 224-2722


Prayer on the Porch, 9:00 am, 3601 Centenary, 363-1588


Serve365, 7:30 am-noon, 4630 Munger Ave #110, 224-2520


The Bridge: What’s Her Story?, 6:30–8:30 pm, 363-9914


Graber Missionary Lunch, 12:15 pm, PCPC Oak Lawn West, 224-2551


Adkins & Nielson Concert, 5:00 & 7:00 pm, Cambridge Hall, 224-2633


Austin City Project, Austin, Texas, 224-2762


Helping Others Respond to Depression, 7:00-8:30 pm, PCPC Room 262, 224-2541


Helping Hands Event, 8:00 am-1:00 pm, PCPC Room 263, 224-2742


Circle 5 Meeting, 10:00-11:30 am, 8629 Edgemere Rd Apt A, 361-4704

worship and arts justice and mercy jr. art show

The theme is Justice and Mercy, based on Micah 6:8: Live Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly with Your God, and the show is open to children age five-16. Register online March 15-28, and show dates are April 12-20. Contact or 214-224-2739.

senior adult community pcpc homebound ministry PCPC is committed to serving members and their parents who are homebound. If you know of someone who is no longer able to attend church or get out and who would enjoy a call, a card, or a visit, we would love to minister to them. Help us be the arms and feet of Christ and serve Him by loving the homebound. Contact or 214-224-2771.



PCPC Adoption Conference, PCPC Fellowship Hall, 370-4301 Stories of the Faithful, 12:30–2:00 pm, PCPC Fellowship Hall, 224-2510


circle 5 meeting Circle 5 will meet at the home of Becky Walton, Tuesday, February 18, 10:00-11:30 am, 8629 Edgemere Rd Apt A. Contact Peggy Skidmore with questions, or 214-361-4704.

student ministries trans:parenting Come hear Henry Rogers lead a discussion about our children growing up in an over-sexed culture, Sunday, February 2, 10:45 am–12:00 pm, PCPC 7th & 8th Room. All parents are invited. Contact or 214-224-2717.

austin city project Seventh–twelfth graders! Join us in serving Austin by teaming up with ministries, churches and outreach organizations, March 7–11. We will also enjoy fun activities and great teaching times. Invite your friends, and register online today! Register by February 2 and save $40! Contact or 214-224-2762.

new members’ coffee We would love to welcome you to PCPC at an afternoon come-and-go coffee at the home of Lori Turpin, hosted by the PCPC Women’s leadership team Sunday, February 2, 2:00–4:00 pm, 3620 Centenary. Contact or 214-224-2722.

the bridge: what’s her story?

Enjoy and connect with other women of all ages and stages around dinner in a home, and listen to Nancy Turner tell the story of her life and how God has been evident throughout, Thursday, February 6, 6:30–8:30 pm, 3612 Lexington, home of Selby Harrison. Contact Nancy Snell, or 214-363-9914.

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Jack Reed Haberkorn son of Mary and Mike Haberkorn

Henry Gregory Hatten son of Caroline and Dan Hatten

Thomas Samuel Marlar son of Holly and Ben Marlar

Benjamin Nicolaas Murray son of Laura and Nathan Murray

Sally Katherine Swope daughter of Claire and Tobin Swope

Claire Morgan Whitcomb daughter of Katie and Drew Whitcomb

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