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

SUNDAY

24th

PALM SUNDAY 9 a.m. Worship Choir, 8-W 9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship The Ark, UpStreet 9:30 a.m. true Faith 11 a.m. RE:form confirmation class, student activity center-W :: Authentic Christianity, lib-W 6 p.m. Alpha, narthex-W :: true high school, s.a.c.-W

MONDAY

25th

9:30 a.m. Disciple 3, library-W 7 p.m. Disciple 1, library-W :: Disciple 2, 9-W

TUESDAY

26th

8 a.m. PrimeTime day trip 9:30 a.m. Disciple 1, FMC-W :: Women’s Bible Study, 9-W

WEDNESDAY

27th

9:30 a.m. Disciple 4, library-W 6 p.m. true tween & middle school, student activity center-W 6:30 p.m. Deep Blue Bible Kids, FMCW

THURSDAY

28th

9:30 a.m. MOPS, FMC-W 10 a.m. ARCM, library-W 6 p.m. Handbell Choir, 8-W

FRIDAY

29th

30th 31st

EASTER 8, 9, 10:15, & 11:30 a.m. Worship at William Cannon 10: 15 a.m. The Ark, UpStreet 11 a.m. Worship at Brodie 6 p.m. Alpha, narthex-W :: true high school, s.a.c.-W calendar.shpc.org office phone 892.3580 office email church@shpc.org

at SHPC Maundy Thursday

March 28th, 7 p.m.

on the land at Hwy 290

Good Friday

March 29th, 4 or 6 p.m.

Long Center, free tickets required for entrance

Easter Sunday

the morning of March 31st

William Cannon 8: communion, handbells & other special music 9: contemporary with brass & worship band 10:15: contemporary with brass & worship band 11:30: traditional with brass & choir Childcare for ages 0-preK will be available at 9 & 11:30. UpStreet will be in full swing at 10:15. Brodie 11: contemporary with worship band Childcare for ages 0-preK will be available.

Maundy Thursday

11 a.m. Egg Hunt! Brodie campus

SUNDAY

week of March 24th

A special time of worship and reflection:

The church office will be closed. 4 & 6 p.m. Good Friday worship, the Long Center

SATURDAY

Announcements

March 28, 7 p.m. at the SHPC property on Hwy 290 Using scripture and music, this outdoor worship service takes us from the Last Supper through the arrest and crucifixion of Jesus. Since worship is outdoors, if you have a camp chair please bring it. Childcare is available at the William Cannon campus from 5:30 - 8 p.m. Before and After Worship * self-guided prayer walk * prayer labyrinth * * additional meditation stations * These contemplative options will be available starting at 6p.m., pausing during worship, and continuing until 8:45 p.m. 1


Join with folks from all over Austin to celebrate Good Friday — March 29th at 4 or 6 p.m. at the Long Center. For ticket locations, check serveourcity.com.

neighborhoods to join us for this EGGStravaganza, as well as our Easter worship services.

Join us at the Brodie campus for fun and community! INVITE your friends!

So.... all we need now are a few more helping hands to do the following:

● meet and greet folks as they arrive, guide guests to appropriate age areas and share info about our Easter worship services

HUNTING FOR A FEW MORE HELPERS FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 30th!

● "hide" eggs the morning of the event ● help clean up afterwards

Over 3,000 eggs have been filled and prayed over for the upcoming hunt at our Brodie campus (12420 Hewitt Lane, Austin 78748)!

If you can assist in any of the above ways, please contact Pastor Britta at britta@shpc.org or Pastor Ted at ted@shpc.org to join this EGGSciting event!

In addition, a mass mailing has been sent out to invite families in the surrounding 2


Dads, daughters: luau!

HELPING HANDS FOR LUAU ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6th!

Saturday, April 6th :: 6 -8 p.m. William Cannon Family Ministry Center Research shows that strong father-daughter relationships are critical to girls’ healthy development! Give her some quality time with dad by joining SHPC’s daddy-daughter luau and dance for memories to last a lifetime. The evening includes light snacks, a craft, photo ops and lots of sweet dance moves. Dress is luau casual. All ages welcome. Register today in the Family Ministry Center, the narthex of either campus or tinyurl.com/shpc-daddydaughter. Cost is $5/family. Questions? Pastor Britta: britta@shpc.org or (512)892-3580 x107.

Opportunities include: ● helping the decorating team transform the FMC into a Hawaiian wonderland at 4 p.m. that Saturday ● preparing and serving snacks ● assisting with games, crafts or sound system ● cleaning up afterwards (8 p.m. on 4/6) to be ready for UpStreet on Sunday If you would like to help the leadership team with any of the above, please email Pastor Britta at britta@shpc.org.

— choosing to be truthful in whatever you say and do

Children’s Ministry Nursery care for children from 6 weeks to 24 months of age William Cannon campus 9:30 & 11 Room 7

Brodie campus 9:30 portable

The Ark 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 1 4 yr. olds & pre-K— Room 6 11 2 yr. olds — Room 2 3 yr. olds — Room 1 4 yr. olds & pre-K— Room 6 Brodie campus 9:30 3 yr. olds through pre-K— portable UpStreet Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. - noon William Cannon campus 9:30 Kinder thru 3rd grade — Family Ministry Center 4th & 5th grade — Portable A&B 11 Kinder thru 5th grade — Portable B Brodie campus 9:30 Kinder thru 5th grade — large classroom 3


Notes Help children by helping teachers —and get in the Easter spirit! Beginning March 17th, watch for tables in the narthex set with baskets filled with Easter eggs. These are very special eggs — each one contains a gift that Williams Elementary teachers to benefit their students. No fancy computers or the latest “apps!” These gifts are humble, basic items such as whiteboard markers, copy paper, Kleenex, and granola bars. [If you’re curious about our KIDS HOPE and Williams, visit www.shpc.org/in-the-city-for-the-city/ ] Pick an egg, bring a gift, and pray for a teacher. Gift items are requested to be back at church on or before Easter, March 31st. Please contact Lori Whitmire with any questions — 363-5395 or lorijwhitmire@gmail.com.

The Story Unfolds: 2013 PW Spring Gathering, April 5-7 Keynote Speaker: Kathy Anderson, Director of John Knox Ranch Join other women from across Mission Presbytery at MO Ranch as they refresh their spirits and reconnect to their story of faith (2 Timothy 1:5). Make new friends, deepen your spiritual walk, and just take some time away. Registration is open now! $105 covers registration and meals; housing fees depend on the housing selected. Limited funds are available for registration costs on a first come, first served basis. missionpw.tripod.com/sprgath.html has complete details about the Gathering, including the registration form. Contact Beth Watson, beth@shpc.org, if you have any questions.

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PRIME-TIME SPRING RETREAT

Women’s Morning Bible Study

April 23-25, Camp Buckner near Marble Falls.

Is that you, God? Join us as we explore Priscilla Shirer’s Discerning the Voice of God: How to Recognize When God Speaks

Enjoy fun, fellowship, and beautiful scenery in the Texas Hill Country. This year’s retreat: “Speaking into the Next Generation,” led by our own Associate Pastor, Britta Dukes. We’ll explore changes that have taken place between the “The Gentle Warriors” and “Generation Z,” as well as what our generation can contribute to future generations.

This NEW 7-week study for women begins THIS Tuesday, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the William Cannon campus. Come WORSHIP, GROW, and CONNECT with women of faith. All are invited!

$195 for a single occupancy room and $145 per person for a double occupancy room covers both nights in a motel-style room, five meals, and all the activities. A payment of $50 is due on registration. SHPC MEMBERSHIP NOT REQUIRED! Retreat brochures with registration forms will be available in the William Cannon narthex (also available at shpc.org ).

For more info and to register, visit shpc.org/tuesam-bible-study-sp2013/ or contact Renée Forsythe at rforsythe6@gmail.com or 288-4546 Childcare? Available with pre-registration.

it’s PrimeTime!

(50± Adult Ministry)

● MARY-MARTHA CIRCLE next meets on April 4th at 10 a.m. in William Cannon’s Portable B. Nita Snyder will lead us in Lesson 11. Come one come all to our MAY PICNIC meeting! For $7 per person, Beth will feed us royally, and Pastor Ted will be our guest speaker (and leader for Lesson 12!). Don't miss these last two meetings of the year because it will be fun and exciting! Contact Diane O’Leary, dol1118@att.net, to sign up or for more details. ● ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED CHRISTIAN MEN meet every Thursday at 10 a.m. in the library at William Cannon. Join us! 5


Joys—Jonathan & Amy Slaughter welcomed Ross Everett Slaughter on March 19th— Ted & Fran Miller’s son, Nathan, has completed his deployment in Afghanistan and has returned to his base in Germany—Waverly Pearl Alsobrook was born on March 12th to proud parents Katy & Luke (and big brother Hoffman) —Dylan & Kati (and Otis) Freytag joyfully welcomed new son and brother, Clive, on March 6th— Nate & Courtney Groves are proud and happy parents of twin daughters Madeline and Ella, born March 8th —Madeline Brock, recovering well from recent hip replacement

Sorrows—Thure Cannon’s grandmother, Mary Margaret Farabee, recently passed away Please pray for—Dick Klusmann, good news and recovering nicely following hip surgery—Gail Moore, doing well after knee surgery—Mike Owen, husband of Marg Sue, recent health issue—Ray Farabee and Mary Margaret’s family—Vicki Spink, mother of Troy, hospitalized for health concerns—Laurel Calhoun’s son-in-law, Jack Jones, home after major complications following surgery—Christie Wright’s co-worker, Andrea, pregnant with her first child and whose husband was killed in a car accident—Debbi Toh’s father-in-law, David Toh, strength during cancer treatment—Elizabeth Bishop, mother of Margaret Danz and grandmother of Megan & Mary Kate Danz, hospice—the Humphrey family, grieving the loss of their son, Travis, who passed away March 7th; Travis was a student of Elisa Donnell and Wendy Uzzle— Greg Williford’s friend Terry Pittsford, in ICU for Guillian Barre Syndrome—Raynell Barry, broken arm— 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 & Ruth Ann… Robert Beardslee, grandson of Bob & Carolyn Beardslee… Stefan & Pat Haag's daughter Felicia Ferguson-Cox… Nathaniel Miller, son of Fran & Ted Miller… Morales family neighbor Brian Moran… 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... 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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