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Happening This Week...

Rooms are at our William Cannon campus (W) or our Brodie campus (B).

SUNDAY 12th 9:30 a.m. Worship Choir, W-8 9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship Wonder Junction, UpStreet 9:30 a.m. True Faith, W-Student Lounge 10:50 a.m. Men’s Bible Study, W-Library 11 a.m. Confirmation, W-Student Lounge Big Story Live!, 11 a.m., W-FMC | 12:30, B-Sanctuary 6 p.m. True H.S., W-Student Lounge 8 p.m. True Deep/Confirmation (HS), W-Student Lounge MONDAY 13th 9:30 a.m. Disciple 4, W-8 7 p.m. Disciple: D2, W-Library; D3, W-9 TUESDAY 14th 10 a.m. Icing on the Cake, W-9 WEDNESDAY 15th 9:30 a.m. Disciple 2, W-9 10 a.m. Parables of Jesus, W-Library 6 p.m. True Tween & Middle, W-St Lounge/FMC 8 p.m. Confirmation, W-Student Lounge THURSDAY 16th 9:30 a.m. MOPS, W-FMC 9:30 a.m. MOPS Steering Team, W-8 10 a.m. ARCM (Retired Christian Men), W-Library 8:45 a.m. Prime Time Roadtrip, carpool from WC 6 p.m. Handbell Rehearsal, W-8 SATURDAY 18th 9 a.m. Hospice Training, W-FMC 11:30 a.m. Prime Time Lunch Bunch, (offsite) SUNDAY 19th 9:30 a.m. Worship Choir, W-8 9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship Wonder Junction, UpStreet 9:30 a.m. True Faith, W-Student Lounge 10:50 a.m. Men’s Bible Study, W-Library 11 a.m. Confirmation, W-Student Lounge 6 p.m. True H.S., W-Student Lounge 8 p.m. True Deep/Confirmation (HS), W-Student Lounge


Hospice Training Would you like to know more about what Hospice is... and is not? Although end-of-life care may be difficult to discuss, it is best for family members to share their wishes long before it becomes a concern. We will have a training from 9-noon (this end-time is a time change) Saturday, January 18th at the William Cannon FMC. This training is for anyone who is interested in knowing more about Hospice. Contact Madeline Brock for more information. mbrock@

Our guests are coming! IHN (Interfaith Hospitality Network) guests are families with children who, because of a crisis situation in their lives, have lost their homes. The program provides for them to live at Austin area churches while they find housing and get back on their feet. During the week of February 2nd - 9th, four IHN families will live at our church and will be fed and sheltered by SHPC volunteers. This is your opportunity to help these families through this time of crisis. Tasks performed by hosts (SHPC folk and members of Faith Presbyterian Church and Abiding Love Lutheran Church) include: Move-in: Sunday 12:30 p.m. Dinner Preparers: 6 - 7:30 p.m. Overnight Host: 8 - 7:15 a.m. Evening Host: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Weekend Breakfast Servers: Sat 8 - 9 a.m.; Sun 7 - 7:30 a.m.

Full listings at office 512.892.3580 |

Saturday Hosts and lunch: several shifts Supply Donors: all week Transportation Volunteers and Linen Washers. Move-out: Sunday 6:30 am

Young children make excellent hosts because the guests are often young children. Sign up in the narthex or contact Lara Manire at 512-922-3615.

• ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED CHRISTIAN MEN meet every Thursday at 10 a.m. in the library at William Cannon. Join us! • Please join us for the Adult Fellowship Lunch Bunch on Saturday, January 18th at 11:30 am at the El Gallo Restaurant at 2910 South Congress Avenue. It’s Tex-Mex cuisine with a private room for us. Make your reservations by calling Susan and Clif Martin at 512-8923029, or email them at by January 10th. Hope to see you there! • PrimeTime will be going to the Lee Lockwood Library and Museum in Waco on January 16th to see the exhibit of seven of Louis Tiffany’s stained glass windows. We will carpool from the William Cannon campus . Arrive by 8:45 am and leave by 9:00 am. Return approximately 4:00 pm. The actual tour will take about one hour. We will eat lunch in Waco before going to the exhibit. Register in the William Cannon narthex on Sunday, January 5 or 12, or call Norma Burchard (512-394-0131) or Gay Langston (512-607-6516) to register. Cost is $8.00 admission, your lunch and $10 to your driver for gas.

3rd Tuesday Book Group Will meet next on January 21st at 1:30 p.m. in Room 9 on the William Cannon campus. Contact Thelma Morris (512-3011676) or Annie Ward (512-373-8803) for more information.

ALPHA IS COMING! Alpha is a 10 week practical introduction to the Christian faith that gives participants an opportunity to explore the meaning of life. We will meet on Sundays from 6-8pm. If you are interested in participating in Alpha, come join us for our kick-off dinner on Sunday January 26th at 6 p.m. at the William Cannon Campus. For more information and to sign up please contact Greg Williford at or Ted Thulin at

God and Family Calling all 4th and 5th Graders! SHPC will host a special 7-session program called “God and Family” on Tuesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. February 4th through the end of March. The program is sponsored by P.R.A.Y. (Programs of Religious Activities with Youth), the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, but it is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. The cost is $16.00 per child, which covers the workbook, certificate of completion, medallion and pizza party at completion. Each child is to have an adult mentor (parent) participate as well. The cost for the mentor is also $17.50 which includes their workbook, certificate of completion, pin and pizza party. If you and your child are interested in participating in this program, please contact Gary Mann at 512.288.7571 or

January’s Virtue

KNOWLEDGE Learning something new so you can be better at whatever you do

WHERE TO GO FOR CHILDREN’S MINISTRY Nursery care for children from 6 weeks to 24 months of age William Cannon campus

Brodie campus

9:30 & 11—Room 7

11—Nursery (main building)

Wonder Junction Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. – noon William Cannon campus 9:30

2 yr. olds—Room 2

3 yr. olds—Room 4

4 yr. olds & pre-K—Room 6


2 yr. olds—Room 2

3 yr. olds—Room 2

4 yr. olds & pre-K—Room 6

Brodie campus 11

2 & 3 yr. olds—Room 1

4 yr. olds—Room 2

UpStreet Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. - noon William Cannon campus 9:30 K - 3rd grade—Family Ministry Center 4th grade—Portable B 11

Kinder through 5th grade—Portable B

Brodie campus 11

Kinder through 5th grade—Room 3

5th grade—Portable A

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College ready? There are big changes coming up for every senior. in High School. We have found ten big issues that every senior needs to tackle before they head off to school in order to avoid being tackled by them. Come check out “The 10” and find the answers on Sunday nights at 8 pm in the True student lounge.

Confirmation 2014 Join us today for the first session of our HOLY MOLY confirmation course this Sunday at William Cannon at 11 am in the student lounge. Students should be 8th grade and above. In this ten week course, led by pastor Mike and members of the True Student Ministry team, each confirmation student will get a mentor, attend classes and go to one a fantastic Pine Cove retreat. The class will be offered at three different times during the week on the William Cannon campus.

Students can also attend a fast tracked confirmation course on Wednesday evenings every other week from 8:00 - 8:45 pm. • Sunday mornings: 11:00 a.m. • Every other Wednesday evening: 8:008:45 p.m. • Sunday evenings: 8-8:45 (High School Only) Register online at

Piece on Earth The Piece on Earth Quilters will meet the 4th Saturday of January. Last year we finished 30 quilts to share with our local Meals on Wheels community! Our new meeting place is the “Valli and Kim Quilt Shop” in Dripping Springs. Kim Sessions, the owner, is excited to share her space with us! We will meet from 10:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 25. No experience required! More information is available by joining our email list: or call: Dee Merrell 412-829-4352 or Lynn Wright 512-288-0188.

True Student Ministries Early Registrations The following camp registrations are available at Register now for the lowest rate possible! • Great Escape middle school summer camp in Colorado: Get in at early bird rates and save! • Middle school Pine Cove CORE camps registration is now open. March 21st-23rd.

Guatemala 2014 Could God be calling you to use your spiritual gifts to serve our brothers and sisters in Guatemala? We have a big trip planned for this summer and we want you to join us. Sign up begins in February. To learn about our missions in Guatemala, visit

• High school Pine Cove Core camp registration is now open. April 25th-27th.

Celebrate with Psalms The body is our soul’s temple of worship for God. Yoga helps connect your mind and body together to engage with your spirit in a worshipful way. The Psalms’ songs and images inspire this Body & Soul Yoga Series. Bring these beautiful words of worship into your breath and body so each moment is full of deep connection to God and the presence of the Holy Spirit. Join us Saturday mornings, 9:30-10:45am, February 1 through March 8 In the William Cannon FMC! The cost is $30. Contact Jessica to sign up:

FINANCIAL PEACE RETURNS JANUARY 22ND We all need a plan for our money. Financial Peace University (FPU) is that plan! It teaches God’s ways of handling money through video teaching, class discussions and interactive small group activities, FPU presents biblical, practical steps to get from where you are to where you’ve dreamed you could be. This plan will show you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more! • Location: Brodie Campus • Duration: 9 weeks (but skipping Spring Break) • Start Date: January 22 • Last Class: March 26 • Time: 6:30 - 8:00 • Cost: $100 (partial scholarships available) • Childcare: Yes, if pre-registered by Jan. 11 • Contact: Wendy Uzzle at

GIVING STATEMENTS AVAILABLE ONLINE It’s that time again...time to think about taxes! As you begin gathering documents for your 2013 taxes, take a moment, if you haven’t already, to register your myshpc account, and you can download and print your statement for 2013. You can access your account through our church information system, called Infellowship, by typing OR shpc. into the browser’s address bar. (Either address will take you to the same login screen.) You’ll need to create a login if you haven’t before — it’ll tell you what to do. Just make sure to use the same email address you’ve provided to the church office. Once you log in, click on “Your Giving.”

Right there, you can see everything your household has given the church in 2013! You can see your giving history, schedule autopayments, and download a statement for your tax files.

ONLINE GIVING is available for one-time offering, or you can schedule your giving for auto-payment. Visit for information or to access these online giving options.

Joys — Linda Icenhauer-Ramirez thanks everyone for the prayers for her second successful cataract surgery


— Bill Jeans, friend of Wayne & Pamela Gonzalez, passed away December 29th—Sheryl Hall’s mother-in-law, Sean Stenger, passed away peacefully on December 16th

Please Please pray for Pray...

— Penney McCracken and Helen McCracken, friends of Ron & Trinka Miller, health concerns—Jodi Jeffries, sister of Jessica Wade, beginning treatment for PTSD—Ann Hayes, back at home after hospitalization—Melissa Lutke, health concerns—The Maurillo family, cousins of Mary Aversa, recent tragic loss—Robert Tucker and family, friends of Elaine Carroll, cancer treatment—Gary Crook and his family, friends of Elaine Carroll, progressive ALS—Stuart McIntire, slow recovery from surgery—Jo Williford’s niece, Karen Coulter, diagnosed with cancer—Betzabel Camupzano, friend of Elisa Donnell, hospitalized— Austin, the city where we’re planted—Pastor Alfred Mtonga, his family, and Manyamula CCAP Church—Pastor Chimwemwe Mhango and his family—Pastor Clement Munthali and his family— Pastor Kenneth Muyila and his family—Ronica Ngulube

Please pray for our leaders and our loved ones in the military…

Members of the Armed Forces and all world leaders involved in war zone crises including: David Floto, son of Carl Floto & Ruth Ann Widner… John Fisher, nephew of Derek & Kristi Fisher… Brian Moran, friend of the Morales family… Jose Fernandez, friend of Gaston & Junie Broyles and graduate of PPAS… Mitch Guile, friend of Eddie & Stacey Reynolds… Teddy Sweredoski, friend of Stan & Jessica Wade… Tyler Moser, son of a friend of Dee & Greg Merrell… Kate Ingram, daughter of Temple & Janet Ingram… Christopher Lehmann, son of Mark Lehmann…. Larry Roberman, brother of Lori Whitmire…

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"Yellow Pages" bulletin insert for January 12th, 2014, Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Austin, TX