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MOTHER’S DAY 9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship 9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, Faithwalk 11 a.m. The Ark, Live B.I.G. 6 p.m. true: High School Ministry, Student Activity Center


Announcements week of May 8th


7 p.m. Disciple 1, library



10 a.m. Icing on the Cake, port B. :: Groan-Ups Game Day, rm 7



6:15 p.m. true: 5th - 8th grade student ministry, Student Activity Center 6:30 p.m. KidStuf! FMC 7 p.m. Handbell Choir, rm 5 :: Praise & Worship team, sanctuary



9:30 a.m. Disciple 1, FMC :: MYC Devotional, rm. 7 10 a.m. RMCA, port. B 7 p.m. Worship choir rehearsal, sanctuary



1 p.m. Family Fun Day



9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship 9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, Faithwalk 11 a.m. The Ark, Live B.I.G. 6 p.m. true: High School Ministry, Student Activity Center NEWSLETTER DEADLINE

office phone 892.3580 office email


Soup to Nuts Luncheon: Who Wrote the King James Bible? oversee a specific translation of the Bible into English? Interesting times!

If you would be surprised to learn that it wasn’t King James, come to the May th 17 Soup to Nuts Luncheon, where Sherry Smith will reveal interesting information about King James and how he got his Bible. For example, how could the son of a Catholic arch-rival to Protestant reformer John Knox, and to Protestant Queen Elizabeth I of England, become the first king to rule over both Scotland and England and the first king to authorize and

This year we celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Authorized Version of the Holy Bible. Join us Tuesday, May 17th at 11 a.m. in the FMC and hear about the fascinating times and people that produced this much-beloved book and then stay to have a delicious lunch featuring a trio of salads (chicken, spinach, and fruit) catered by Our Lady of the Lunch, Beth Watson. RSVP to Annie Ward at 373-8803 or Norma Burchard at 394-0131 by May 14th. Cost? $6.50 /person.

Concert on the Land! MAY 29th singer-songwriter WALT WILKINS FREE! STARTS 5:30 p.m. bring your own: picnic, lawn chair, and a dessert to share

FOUND: a gold Schlage “Dell Webb” (Sun City?) key on a green stretchy wrist thing-y. To claim, contact the church office – or 8913580.

If you aren't already a Walt Wilkins fan, Walt has churned multi-miles beneath his wheels and gathered up the ragged thoughts and discarded pearls that help him to render the distinctive images and characters that follow. His songwriting is southern roots and road-worn gospel and the deep creases and genuine smile help to authenticate the honesty of his witnessing. 2

Children’s Ministry Nursery care is provided in Room 3 for children from birth to 24 months of age during the 9:30 & 11 a.m. worship services. The Ark Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. – noon 9:30 2 yr. olds — Room 1 3 yr. olds — Room 6 4 yr. olds & pre-K— Room 8 11 2 yr. olds — Room 1 3 yr. olds - pre-K — Room 6 UpStreet Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Kindergarten — Room 7

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th grade — Family Ministry Center 5th grade — Portable A Live B.I.G. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. - noon All students Kindergarten through 5th grade — Family Ministry Center

— Deciding that someone who has wronged you doesn’t have to pay

Become a DISCIPLE Disciple! Disciple is a September to May Bible study that meets for two hours each week for thought-provoking group discussions. The heart of this program is about transformation rather than just information. Participants learn how to live their lives as disciples.

Tentative DISCIPLE Schedule for Fall 2011 Disciple 1: Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study (Bible overview) Mondays 7-9 pm

Disciple 4: Under the Tree of Life (OT - wisdom literature and poetry, NT – John’s Gospel and letters, Revelation) Disciple 2: Into the Wednesdays 9:3011:30 am Word, Into the Jesus in the GosWorld (Genesis, Exodus, Luke, Acts) pels (comparative Mondays 9:30-11:30 reading of Matthew, am // also 7-9 pm, Mark, Luke, and John) Thursdays 7-9 day TBD pm

It’s now time to start signing up for the 2011-2012 set of classes so we can train leaders this summer. There are four separate studies. The first one is an overview of about 70% of the Bible. It is strongly suggested that you take this Disciple 1 class before taking any of the upper level classes that dig more specifically into certain books of the Bible. Contact Bob Beardslee at or Sherry Smith at or sign up online— 3


(Senior Adult Ministry)

Thank You for Caring!

· ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED CHRISTIAN MEN will gather all Thursdays in May at 10 a.m. in port B. Regardless of your age or status, join us! Questions? Ron Miller, 512892-1862 or

We rejoice in these recent contributions to the Caring Forever Endowment : In honor of his mother, Jinny Thompson: Steve & Jane Thompson In memory of her mother, Catherine Wolff: Steve & Jane Thompson

· GROAN-UPS GAME DAY: Tuesday, May 10th at 10 am in Room 7. Join us for an exciting game of spinner dominoes or bring a new game for us to learn. You'll enjoy the fellowship and friendly competition. For more information, contact Stefan Haag at 2883479.

In honor of her mother, Esther Fickert: Karen McCoy In honor of Mary Schindler: the Beard Family In memory of her mother, Gladys Leona Polvado Kingston: Margaret Roberts In memory of her mother, Mae Bray: Mary Lynn Sheirer

· Golden Years Lunch Bunch will gather at Red Lobster, 3815 South Lamar, at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 21st. The hosts will be Jim Black and Ruth Weese. For reservations, contact Jim Black at 892-2982 by Thursday, May 19th. Join us for a wonderful lunch and good Christian fellowship.

Malawi Mission Network is coming to Austin... and SHPC is hosting! On May 15th, at 12:30 p.m. in Room 7, come hear about the Malawi Mission Network’s August meeting in Austin—and how you can help SHPC show our welcome and hospitality! Join us in celebrating the work that we do together in Malawi, Africa! The conference will be Aug. 11th – 14th.


in honor of her mother, Dorothy Cochran: Georgia Crawley


in memory of her grandmother, Elizabeth Ray: Kim Grubb


in honor of her mother, Marge Reeves: Oscar & Deb Erlanson


in memory of his mother, Sandra Lee Erlanson: Oscar & Deb Erlanson


in memory of their mothers, Virginia Hall and Mildred Wheeler: Bill & Jane Hall


in honor of their mothers, Vicki Spink and Pam Gunter: Troy & Holly Spink


in memory of Maurice Essary: Beth Everett


for the glory of God: Sandy & John Moehlman, anonymous

The Caring Forever Endowment Fund is a permanent fund that is used to spread Christ's love in mission and ministry. Your contributions to the Fund are not spent - instead, they are invested and remain in the Fund forever. Only the investment return is used for awards, so your contributions help provide awards year after year after year.


Caring Forever 2011 This morning, the recipient of the $1,500 Caring Forever Endowment Fund award was announced. Please consider continuing your support for these annual awards by contributing to Caring Forever 2011. Your contribution will be invested in a permanent fund and only the investment earnings will be spent. So your contribution will stay in the Endowment Fund forever, generating the dollars that will be used for the awards each year. Your contribution to Caring Forever 2011 will still be helping others 25, 50, even 100 years from now! To make a contribution in honor of your mother or anyone else, please complete the form below, fold your monetary gift* in securely with the form and either: place it in the offering plate, or put it in a Caring Forever envelope found in the narthex along the office wall and place it in the offering plate or the Endowment mail box. We will send a special note to the appropriate person to let them know of your gift. Have questions? Just ask an Endowment Committee member (Gaston Broyles, Beaman Floyd, Marilyn Wade, Deb Erlanson, or Doug Wilkins).

Caring Forever 2011 Dedication Form (Please Print)

This contribution is

□ in honor of □ in memory of □

(This is Please send an appropriate card to:

□ is not

my mother)

Name Address

This contribution is being made by Please write "Endowment" on your check. Thanks!


Joys—Katherine Zuraitis, accepted into the music school at the University of Mary Hardin Baylor—Liana Greene, accepted into the nursing program of the Presbyterian School of Nursing in Charlotte, NC— Sorrows—Hank Seyfarth’s brother passed away on April 24th—Ann Littrell's sister Pat passed away from cancer April 24th

Please pray for—Hank Seyfarth, Pat’s husband and Spencer’s father, hospitalized for testing to evaluate heart issues—Charles & Jane Staton’s sister-in-law Cheryl Staton, stage 4 brain cancer, along with her husband C H and son Craig—Gloria Drake‘s friend Joe Baldwin, recovering from throat surgery—Jason Kwak’s father, hospitalized to treat complications following surgery—Dripping Springs High School student Dustin Morton on the unexpected loss of his father, Jerry—Brother Royce, grace, mercy, favor, and financial support during this spiritual storm—Maria Tissing, recovering from surgery—Rosemarie Barnett, wife of Vic, upcoming surgery—Steve Bohl, husband of Karen Cox and father of Andy and Aaron Bohl, recovering from knee surgery—Mike & Tom McNelley’s friend Donald Kuemple, exploratory surgery for congestive heart failure—Helen Turrentine’s granddaughter’s friend Brandi, single parent with multiple sclerosis now in ICU—Sam Brinks’ friend Christine Bashara, her children, and extended family, on the unexpected death of her husband Tom—Sally Schilstra, staph infection flareup surrounding a prosthetic elbow—teachers, administrators, librarians, and school staff in Central Texas—Austin, the city where we re planted—the leadership of SHPC as they discern a path for our future—Pastor Kenneth Muyira and the congregation of Manyamula Presbyterian Church—Pastor Chimwemwe Mhango and his family

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: Robert Beardslee, grandson of Bob & Carolyn Beardslee and husband of Jenna... Pattie Lawrence's cousin, Mark Hollahan… Jason Mills, son-in-law of Junie Ledbetter & Gaston Broyles... Tyler Moser, son of a friend of Dee & Greg Merrell... Mathew Dalton, nephew of Mark & Tracy Lord... Temple & Janet Ingram’s daughter Kate Ingram... James Crowder, friend of Tom & Mike McNelley... Eric Wesley, Jack & Carol Gilchrist’s friend... Christopher Lehmann, son of Mark Lehmann... Larry Roberman, brother of Lori Whitmire... Eric Huerta, nephew of Michael McNelley’s co-workers... Derek & Kristi Fisher's nephew, John Fisher...

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2011 May 8 - Announcements  

"Yellow pages" insert for Sunday, May 8, 2011. Updates on the congregational life and ministry at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church,...

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