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SUNDAY

8th

9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship Childcare for ages 0 - preK 10 a.m. Worship Choir, Student Activity Center 6 p.m. true: high school, Student Activity Center

WEDNESDAY

11th

7 p.m. Praise & Worship rehearsal, sanctuary

SUNDAY

15th

9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship Childcare for ages 0 - preK 10 a.m. Worship Choir, Student Activity Center 6 p.m. true: high school, Student Activity Center

Announcements week of July 8th Desserts! And more about SHPC’s Brodie Campus! This fall, Shepherd of the Hills is launching a new SHPC Brodie Campus near Manchaca. The SHPC Brodie Campus will offer an 11 a.m. contemporary Sunday worship experience and will have the same sermon as the SHPC William Cannon Campus. It will also have the same great children's ministry that marks our church. It is, in every way, Shepherd of the Hills, just in a new location. We're excited to have Ted Thulin on board, who will serve as our new campus pastor as we launch the Brodie location. We are seeking to build a core group of people who are excited about reaching the rapidly-growing south part of Austin for Christ. We would love for you to consider making an 18-month commitment to being a part of this new campus. That's a BIG commitment & we know you’ll have a lot of questions. So we have a series of desserts designed to answer all your questions and give you a chance to meet Ted. We’ve held two, but there are two more: at Wayne & Pam Gonzalez’s home on July 9th and Rich & Laura Morales’ home on July 11th. The gatherings begin at 7 p.m. & end at 8:30 p.m. Dessert (of course!) and drinks will be provided.

calendar.shpc.org office phone 892.3580 office email church@shpc.org

Would you like to come to one of these desserts? Pick your date and then call Ted @ 512-8923580, on Ted's cell any time (606-312-1498), or email Ted at ted@shpc.org. We would love to have you join us! 1


As we prepare for the fall startup of our Brodie campus, please join us in prayer: Sunday - July 8, 2012 Acts 9:31 (NIV)

And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.

that the community is well served by both churches.

Then the church throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria enjoyed a time of peace and was strengthened. Living in the fear of the Lord and encouraged by the Holy Spirit, it increased in numbers.

Prayer: This is the Great Commission given by Jesus to GO! Pray for the Pilgrims who are being called to the new campus. Ask the Holy Spirit to empower them. Thank the Lord for their commitment in establishing our new campus for service to the local community.

Friday - July 13, 2012 Ephesians 4:16 (NIV)

Prayer: Ask God for His vision, so that we may walk in the respect and reverential awe of the Lord like the early church. Ask the Holy Spirit who lives in us to help us be the light of Christ for both northern Hays County and South Austin.

Monday - July 9, 2012 2 Timothy 4:5 (NIV) But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.

Wednesday - July 11, 2012 Acts 6:3 (NIV) Brothers and sisters, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them. Prayer: There will be need of many leaders and laborers at the new campus for all the various ministries of the church. Pray for God to raise up new lay leaders to help with the business of the church.

Prayer: Pray again for Ted ThuThursday - July 12, 2012 lin, our new campus pastor, as he begins his ministry among us. Romans 12:10 (NIV) Ask God to bless him and his minBe devoted to one another in istry. Thank God for Ted, his love. Honor one another above family and our new Brodie camyourselves. pus. Prayer: Pray for St. John’s PresTuesday - July 10, 2012 byterian Church, our brothers and sisters in Christ. Pray that Matthew 28:19-20 (NIV) this joint venture of “nesting” is Therefore go and make disciples a win – win – win for both conof all nations, baptizing them in gregations… meaning that our the name of the Father and of church expands to the south and the Son and of the Holy Spirit, grows in its ministry, that St and teaching them to obey evJohn’s is also energized and erything I have commanded you. strengthened in its ministry and

From Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Prayer: As some leave for the Brodie campus, pray that the Lord will lead others to step into their shoes at the William Cannon campus so that all of our ongoing ministries can continue and expand. Pray also that we all continue to invite new people to SHPC so that our entire church can continue to grow and thrive.

Saturday - July 14, 2012 1 Corinthians 15:58 (NIV) Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. Prayer: Many things will be happening besides the launching of the Brodie campus — remodeling at the William Cannon campus, site work at the 290 campus and our various missionary projects. Pray for all of this work, that the Lord may bless our efforts and help us to fulfill our part in His Great Commission!

Want to receive these prayers in your email inbox each morning? Fill out the form at this URL: http://eepurl.com/iUDt1 , or use your phone to scan the QR code at right.


Summertime Children’s Ministry Nursery care is provided in portable B for children from birth to 24 months of age during the 9:30 & 11 a.m. worship services. Sunday Child Care 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. – noon 3 yr. olds thru pre-K— Family Ministry Center (FMC)

— Choosing to give someone your time and friendship no matter what

it’s PrimeTime! (50± Adult Ministry)

FELLOWSHIP LUNCH BUNCH will gather on Saturday July 21st at 11:30 a.m. at the Olive Garden (3940 South Lamar at Hwy 71). Make reservations by July 17 with Gay & Lawrence Langston, 512-607-6516 or llangston722002@yahoo.com

Sunday Nursery/ Early Childhood Care Rooms Nursery - Infants through 2 years: Portable A Children 3 years through pre-kindergarten: Family Ministry Center (big portable next to playground)

Join us TONIGHT for our Hotter than Heck SHPC Twilight Golf Evening TODAY, Sunday July 8th, we are going to play nine holes at Willie Nelson's Pedernales Golf course. We will meet at Larry Coulter's house at 4 p.m. and go to the course together. After the nine holes we will reconvene at the Coulters' for those who want to brag about their game (or lament their play!). The $20 cost includes a cart. You can still sign up — email Larry at larry@shpc.org to let him know you’re coming. If you have people you want to play with, let Larry know; otherwise, you will be randomly assigned a cart. Directions to Larry's house will be sent to you after you register. Don't forget sunscreen! Curious about the course? Check out cuttnputt.com Help Manos de Cristo provide 2,200 new or gently used books for children pre-K through 5th grade! The average child growing up in a middle class family has been exposed to 1,000 to 1,700 hours of one-on-one picture book reading before entering school. The average child growing up in a low-income family has been exposed to only 25 hours of oneon-one reading over the same time. Drop off books no later than July 16th at Manos HQ, 4911 Harmon Avenue 78751. llombardi@manosdecristo.org 3


Their Feet Are Made for Walking…

Hear ye! Hear ye! Help for the hearing impaired Did you know that SHPC has hearing assist devices that will make the service sound crystal clear? Now you will be able to hear every word as if it was spoken directly to you. Please see our sound techs in the Sound Room. Cell phone etiquette Please remember to silence your cell phone during the worship service. And remember—unless you are texting God, those text messages can probably wait till the service is over. Please take a moment to fill a name tag out (or bring yours from home). This is a great way for you to meet someone new and make people feel welcome.

Our friends in Guatemala have asked, on behalf of all the children in the orphanage and school, that the next SHPC team bring walking-appropriate shoes and gently-used clothing. These little people are just that – little! They need clothing sizes 3T to Youth Large (adult small shirts would be fine, too). Shoes should be no larger than a men’s 8, and women’s 6 – but again, think children! Please drop off your labeled donations in the SHPC office for collection. Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church Preschool is now enrolling in our pre-K classes. Students must be 4 by September 1st. Classes meet Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and optional Tuesdays, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. during the school year. For more information, please contact Pattie Lawrence at pattie@shpc.org, or visit www.shpcpreschool.org.

The influence and impact of the church is felt most fully when Christ-centered leaders are at the forefront of establishing and growing well-led local churches and organizations… renew your vision and inspiration at this year’s Global Leadership Summit! Join us at Westlake Hills Presbyterian (#065) on August 9 & 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for two days of amazing speakers from a wide array of fields. There’s nothing like it! 4


Thank You for Caring!

BACK TO SCHOOL: MANOS DE CRISTO Manos’ Back-to-School is an important community program that provides children living in poverty with one backpack, a set of school supplies, books, and two new sets of clothing. The program helps children to feel confident and creates positive experiences at the beginning of school to promote academic success.

We rejoice in these recent contributions to the Caring Forever Endowment : ● In loving memory of her father, Esso Essary: Beth Everett The Caring Forever Endowment Fund is a permanent fund that is used to spread Christ's love in mission and ministry.

Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church Preschool is hiring for an aide position with our youngest students.

If you would like to volunteer this July or August as we help over 2,000 children prepare for a successful school year, review the opportunities below and then sign up on VolunteerSpot: www.tinyurl.com/ManosAustin (Note: to volunteer this year you must sign up online!)

Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Job duties will include, but are not limited to, assisting the lead teacher with completing and implementing lesson plans weekly, communicating with co-workers and parents on a daily basis, maintaining a team-oriented work environment and positive attitude, as well as providing excellent childcare to our students.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FOR JULY 2 Preparation Weeks: Monday – Friday, July 16 - 20 and July 23 – 27 Monday through Thursday shifts are 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Friday shifts are from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location: Manos de Cristo headquarters at 4911 Harmon Avenue, 78751

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in a licensed childcare facility. Teachers receive 2 paid days leave during the year. We are closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas holidays, and Spring Break and we are closed during the summer.

SPECIAL JULY & AUGUST OPPORTUNITIES (if you are interested in any of the roles listed below, email Lily directly at llombardi@manosdecristo.org ): BILINGUAL SKILLS :: REGISTRATION DATA ENTRY :: PHOTOGRAPHER VIDEOGRAPHER

For more information, please contact Pattie at 892-7528. You can e-mail your resume to pattie@shpc.org or fax to 8926307, attention Pattie. For more information about our preschool, visit www.shpcpreschool.org.

If you have any questions about volunteering or signing up on VolunteerSpot, contact our BTS Volunteer Coordinator at BTSVolunteers@gmail.com or 512-477-7454. For more info & options: manosdecristo.org/2012BTSVolunteerOpportunities.html 5


Joys—Elena Tunison-Johnson, Lynn Tunison's granddaughter, is joyously welcomed; in May, Elena's mother graduated from med school so now she is officially Dr. Anne Johnson—Zack & Wendy Uzzle announce with joy the birth of their first child, Stuart Pearson Uzzle, born June 28th —Dan Ireland, husband of Lynda & Robert Wade’s niece, has returned safely from Afghanistan—Lucas Forsythe, son of Mike & Renee, was united in marriage to Hannah Stout on June 3rd —Michael & Renee Forsythe celebrated their th 25 anniversary on June 13th Sorrows—David Wright, cousin-in-law of Kathy Segura, died June 30th—Cindy Baschnagel’s mother, Doris Lewis, passed away June 21st —Bill Ellison passed away on June 24th

Please pray for—Kristin Aardema's friend Beth, that the experimental drug will make a significant difference—Jaco Steynberg’s mom, Judy, visiting from South Africa, now diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and currently in the hospital in Austin—Angela Immitt, a less-painful recovery from tonsillectomy—Allison Gerold—rapid containment of wildfires in Colorado—Ruth Weese, injured in a fall and resting at her son’s home in Austin —Nathaniel Miller, son of Fran & Ted Miller, left June 22nd for a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan—Greg Merrell’s friend Bill Grafft after the death of his wife, Marilyn, on June 16th —Griff Griffith, hospitalized—Christine Holland, friend of Pattie Lawrence, recovering from complications following the birth of her child— Mo O’Meara’s co-worker, Sal, family health challenges—Helen Turrentine’s grandson Ryan Shue, cellulitis—Amanda Hyde’s mother, emergency aortic valve replacement—Diana Gill, recovering from knee surgery—Austin, the city where we’re planted—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: Nathaniel Miller, son of Fran & Ted Miller… Morales family neighbor Brian Moran… Jose Fernandez, friend of Gaston & Junie Broyles and graduate of PPAS… Andrew Figer, son of a friend of Bill Brock... Kevin Robnett, friend of Thure Cannon... John White, Susan’s husband... Mitch Guile, friend of Eddie & Stacey Reynolds... Teddy Sweredoski, friend of Stan & Jessica Wade... Tyler Moser, son of a friend of Dee & Greg Merrell... Temple & Janet Ingram’s daughter Kate Ingram... Christopher Lehmann, son of Mark Lehmann... Larry Roberman, brother of Lori Whitmire... Derek & Kristi Fisher's nephew, John Fisher...

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