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9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship Endowment Sunday 9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, true: faith 11 a.m. The Ark, UpStreet IHN begins 6 p.m. true: high school, Student Activity Center



9:30 a.m. Disciple 2, library 7 p.m. Disciple 1, library



10 a.m. Icing on the Cake, A 11:30 am. Soup to Nuts, FMC



5:30 p.m. Dinner @ Wednesday Night Live 6 p.m. true: tween / true: middle school, Student Activity Center 6:30 p.m. Kids’ Choice @ WNL, FMC :: Foundations, 7 7 p.m. Praise & Worship rehearsal, sanctuary



10 a.m. ARCM, B :: Prayer Shawl Group, library 12 p.m. Book Group, library 7 p.m. Worship Choir, sanctuary



11:30 a.m. Fellowship Lunch Bunch 1 p.m. Family Fun Day, John Knox Ranch



9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship 9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, true: faith 11 a.m. The Ark, UpStreet 12 p.m. CONGREGATIONAL MEETING IHN ends 6 p.m. true: high school, Student Activity Center JUNE NEWSLETTER DEADLINE

Announcements week of May 13th NEW MEETING. DIFFERENT DAY. The Session of Shepherd of the Hills calls for a meeting of the Congregation immediately following the 11 a.m. service May 20, 2012 to vote on our undertaking a construction loan in order to facilitate changes to the William Cannon campus. Please plan to attend this important meeting.

true high school: from derek Fellowship is another great benefit your child will find when they attend true High School. It’s an opportunity for them to spend time with friends and make new friends. It’s a safe place for them to take part in deep discussions of faith, pray together, as well as have some crazy fun times. True High School meets Sunday evenings from 6:00 – 7:30 pm in the youth portable.

Food Trailer Crawl: Thursday, May 24 — Join us to experience some of Austin's Airstream cuisine! We will carpool from the church to one or more of South Austin's food trailer parks. Bring money to purchase your lunch (generally less than $10). Meet us at SHPC at 11:30 a.m. Return to the church after lunch. Yum! office phone 892.3580 office email


Our guests are coming!

Get Zapped! at Club H2O Join us for this water-based, Bible-focused, week-long camp for graduating 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. We’ll spend some time each day learning what God says and how He wants us to live, before we take off to hit some of the best waterbased venues Central Texas has to offer! Parents may volunteer to chaperone.

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 May 13th — 20th, four IHN families will live at our church and will be fed and sheltered by volunteers at our church. 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:

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 16th – 20th Times: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Registration: $100 (includes supplies, all entrance fees, and transportation) Scholarships are available. Registration will be web-based this year, and can be done at:

Move-in: Sunday 12:30 Dinner Preparers: 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Overnight Host: 8:00 p.m. to 7:15 a.m. Evening Host: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Weekend Breakfast Servers: Sat 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; Sun 7:00 a.m to 7:30 a.m.

Questions? Contact our Director of Children’s Ministries, Chris Gordon:

VBS openings are still available! Some ages have filled, but most of our classes still have room! Bring your child! Have your child bring a friend! June 4th - 8th, 9 a.m. - noon each day

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 mostly young children. Sign up in the narthex for this volunteer opportunity or contact Stuart McIntire stuart78704 @ / 788-4455 or Lara Manire 922-3615.


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. & 11:00 a.m. - noon 9:30 Kindergarten through 4th grade — Family Ministry Center 5th grade — Portable B 11 Kindergarten through 5th grade — Family Ministry Center

— Proving you can be trusted with what is expected of you

Impose order in chaos AND help the choir!

it’s PrimeTime!

Are you an organized self starter who would like to make a difference in the life of the Worship Choir? We are currently searching for a new choir librarian!

· ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED CHRISTIAN MEN gathers Thursdays at 10 a.m. in portable B. Currently we are discussing topics taken from Jim Cybala's book, Spirit Rising. Mark your calendars and come!

This person will be in charge of maintaining the choir's current library, filing new music as it arrives, and keeping each choir member's folder up to date. If you can spare an hour or two a week and have a willing spirit, we can offer a sense that you're making a difference in the life of our choir!

(50± Adult Ministry)

· FELLOWSHIP LUNCH BUNCH next gathers on Saturday May 19th at 11:30 a.m. Destination? Serrano’s at 5030 Highway 290 West. Menu? Tex-Mex + other (luncheon low prices). Come ONE, come ALL! but Reservations please! Norma Burchard – 394-0131 or Frances Tomlinson – 899-9244.

For more info contact our choir director Zack Uzzle (

· GROAN UPS GAME DAY has been canceled.


Thank You for Caring! We rejoice in these recent contributions to the Caring Forever Endowment :


In honor of Karen’s mother, Esther Fickert: Scott, Karen, and Shawn McCoy


In honor of his mother, Jeanne Wilkins: Doug Wilkins In memory of her mother, May Bray, and in honor of her precious daughters, Linnea Bales and Jamie May: Mary Lynn Sheirer

In memory of her grandmother, Elizabeth Ray: Kim Grubb In honor of her mother, Marge Reeves: Oscar & Deb Erlanson


In memory of Terri Schindler-Schiavo: Steve & Cathy Beard

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


In memory of Pat Franzolino: Louise Franzolino; Bill & Jane Hall; Ron & Trinka Miller; Norma Burchard; Jim & Martha Meador; Steve, Nancy, and Amanda Ziehme; Roy & Linda Koesel; Walter & Antoinette Lambert


In memory of Jo Ann Kuper: Bill & Jane Hall


In memory of Donna Gruver: Jack & Carol Gilchrist


In memory of her mother, Dorothy Hines Cochran: Georgia Crawley

In memory of her grandmother, Gert Reeves: Oscar & Deb Erlanson In honor of Jinny Thompson: Steve & Jane Thompson In memory of Catherine Wolff: Steve & Jane Thompson In honor of mother, Glenna Jaeger: Ken & Sue Frye ·

In memory of Virginia Hall and Mildred Wheeler: Bill & Jane Hall

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 2012 Award Announced! The recipient of the $1,500 Caring Forever 2012 Endowment Fund Award is announced this morning! Please consider continuing your support for these annual awards by contributing to the Endowment Fund. Contribution envelopes are located in the Narthex along the office wall. If you want to make your contribution in honor of your mother or anyone else, just complete the form below, fold with your monetary gift*, put it in an envelope, and place it in the offering plate or in the Endowment mail box. We will send a special note to the appropriate person to let them know of your gift. If it's your mother, we will send her a special Mother's Day card. Have questions? Just ask an Endowment Committee member (Gaston Broyles, Beaman Floyd, Marilyn Wade, Doug Wilkins, or Deb Erlanson).

Caring Forever 2012 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 print clearly) Name Address

*Please write "Endowment" on your check. Thanks!


Meet, Greet, and EAT!


Time to fire up the grill! To mix the sauces and smoke the turkey!


Yep, it's BACK! The Holy Smokes BBQ Mission Celebration is back! This event is family-friendly and fingerlicking good!

We need your skills and talents to make this year’s Holy Smoke BBQ Mission Celebration a hit!

Sunday May 27th, you’ll be greeted at worship to wondrous smells of some of the best BBQ meats you have ever eaten! Wait — there’s more! Side dishes to make your mouth water and desserts sent right from heaven to your lips. What more could you want?

If you love to cook on the BBQ, you are invited create a team (or go solo) and bring your cooking rig & gear on Sunday the 27th. We ask all pit masters to consider cooking enough meat for at least 25 people (much more is much better). Although this is not a formal BBQ competition, you can still take home some bragging rights. Contact Pastor Mike for more details.

What about the kiddos? We will have all sorts of snacks and bouncers, fire trucks and activities to keep them entertained for the entire afternoon (even some adult jousting -!).

Side dishes… we are going to need more than we can imagine! Pick a favorite dish you and your family love and please make it party size!

Wait, there’s MORE! Not only will you enjoy the best food SHPC has to offer and not only will you and your kids play till you are exhausted and not only will meet folks from both services but you will also get to meet some of our MANY mission partners from all over Austin. Be inspired by their stories and join their efforts! A great way to eat, meet and greet all around the church, This is also a great Sunday to invite a friend or two to show them what SHPC is all about! Do not miss it!

Desserts ... We know many of you love to bake, because I love eating all the great sweets we find all over the SHPC campus. This is a chance for you to make a huge splash with a big dessert! If you’re thinking — what about me? I don’t cook, but I still want to help! please contact Pastor There’s plenty of work that needs plenty of hands! 7

Joys—Gonzalez Office Products, owned by members Wayne & Pam Gonzalez has been named 2012 Ethics in Business Award, Winner for Small Businesses—Pattie Lawrence’s cousin, Mark Hollahan, and Pattie’s neighbor, Rebekah Frost, have both safely returned from the war zone Sorrows—Gary

Mann’s brother, John Mann, passed away on May 1st—Bill (“Butch”) Berry, husband of Sue, passed away April 26th

Please pray for—Martha Meador’s grandson, Cassidy, upcoming surgery—the family of Jeremy Barta and all those involved in the recent Austin commuter train accident—Sheryl Hall’s oldest son, Shane, travel safety as he goes to his summer job—Sheryl Hall’s youngest son, Jeff, recovering from blood clot removal surgery—Nona May’s daughter Becca, traveling to Uganda for a semester of study abroad—Jamie May’s son, Max Roland, traveling to Nicaragua on a mission event from May 14-26—Gaston Broyles, recovering from surgery—Sally Schilstra, surgery and rehab—Headmistress Ronica Ngulube's 12-year-old cousin Josephine Mtonga, battling malaria—Helen Turrentine’s sister, Jane Staton, upcoming shoulder replacement surgery—Lisa Dillard’s nephew, Chris Stone, return of aggressive colon cancer—strength for the family of Sheryl Hall’s friend Leanne Martin; Leanne’s mother Beverly passed away April 15th—Caroline Kirsch’s friend, going through really hard times—Phyllis Duke, grandmother of Elizabeth Fisher and mother of Kristi Fisher, recovering from open heart 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: Jose Fernandez… 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... Lynda & Robert Wade’s niece’s husband Dan Ireland... 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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2012/ May 13 - Announcements  

"Yellow pages" insert for Sunday, May 13, 2012. Updates on the congregational life and ministry at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church...

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