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Published by Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church

March 2011

Issue 3

Press “Pause” for Lent

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t feels as if the Easter season has once again snuck up on me. Caught up in the busy, the everyday, the constant downbeat of life, I have missed much in my relationship with God due to “busy”. But not this year. Not for me and not for you. This year we will take the time out of the busy to have a meaningful time of preparation and prayer as we get ready for Easter.

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Kneeling with him in the garden of Gethsemane. Following him up to the cross. Running to tell of your experience of the Resurrection at the tomb. As you picture the scene, take in the details, the sounds and the smells. As you pause, remember that he did it all for you — because he loves you.

often wish life had a pause butWalk, Sit, Kneel, Follow ton, just like my VCR or DVR. That way I could simply press the lifeand Run. pause button and do the other hat’s it! That is how you will things that need to be done and press pause on your life so you then get back to life. Well, for this can begin to experience Lent and Lenten season we are going to inbe prepared for Easter. Use those stall one in our lives. hard moments of rush and stress ere is how I want you to “press that you carry to be your reminder pause for Lent”. Every time of what Christ carried for you. you feel even the slightest bit of “Press Pause” — take those few mostress or rush of life I want you to ments every day to reconnect to gently close your eyes, slowly take your Creator. Take those few in a huge breath, then gradually breaths to re-center your life in the release it. As you do I this, I want midst of rush to find your peace. you to picture or imagine yourself Begin to experience Easter. doing one of the following:

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Walking with Jesus on his final day. Sitting beside him at the Last Supper in the upper room.

Worship Grow: Adult Grow: Children Grow: Student Serve: Mission Connect & Calendar

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SHPC Staff Guide Larry Coulter Senior Pastor Mike Killeen Associate Pastor Britta Dukes Associate Pastor Sherry Smith Adult Ministry Kim Arthur Early Childhood Ministry Chris Gordon Elementary Ministry Zack Uzzle Music Ministry Beth Watson Music Ministry Pattie Lawrence Director of Preschool Belva Koerth Office Manager Greg Merrell Business Manager Kimbol Soques Communications

Sermons for March The Heart of a Lover Mar 2

1 Corinthians 13 Love is

Mar 13

1 Corinthians 13 That’s Rude!

Mar 20

1 Corinthians 13 Love Is...

Mar 27

1 Corinthians 13 Love Is


Join us for

The time to spring forward is almost upon us!

Don't Hide it Any Longer! SHPC is great, so invite a friend to come check it out! If they come during

Daylight Saving Time begins March 13th.

Welcome Month, March 27th to April 17th, they will get a free gift. They will probably ask, “Why didn’t you bring me sooner?”

March 9th, 7 p.m. Child care will not be available.

When Love is more than just a word, Shepherd Serves Join us after worship Sunday March 27th to serve in our community

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Jesus Prayed for YOU! cross to complete his earthly mission, took a moment to pray for you and for me. Have you ever s we approach the Easter season, I would like realized that before? Two thousand years ago, to share with you some of my favorite scrip- before we ever existed, the historical Jesus, in ture. All of chapter 17 of the Gospel of John is the presence of the disciples, actually, physicalabout Jesus praying for his disciples. I hope you ly prayed for us! Think about that! will read and ponder all of it. But here I want to particularly focus on John 17:20-22. These verses t makes me feel that we are there with him in the upper room with the disciples. He knew have been amazing to me ever since I first began they would share the Gospel to others, who to comprehend them. would share with others and others until one day esus, at the Last Supper with his disciples, each of us would be included among the disciafter washing their feet and praying for them ples. He prays for us to all be one with him and in their presence then prays, "I ask not only on the Father and that oneness is so complete that behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who it actually gives us the glory that the Father and will believe in me through their word, that they He give to each other. How amazing is that? This may all be one. As, you Father, makes me feel so connected, are in me and I am in you, may not only to my current church Two thousand years they also be in us, so that the family but to all Christians down ago, before we ever world may believe you have through the ages. We are all sent me. The glory that you existed, the historical members of what elsewhere have given me I have given Jesus, in the presence Paul calls the "great cloud of them, so that they may be one witnesses." You can't be a Chrisof the disciples, as we are one." tian all by yourself. You are meant to be part of a communifind that so amazing and won- actually, physically ty, part of the body of which derful! There are other preprayed for us! Think Christ is the head, part of the cious and profound places in about that! vine growing from the root scripture which speak of God which is Christ. the Father's knowledge of us — of knitting us in the womb, of the hairs on our he human, physical Jesus, on a historical day heads, of knowing all of our days before any of just as real as today, actually prayed for you them exist. Those are precious too because they while he was on earth. He knew you would one are both cosmic and personal in a way we can day be His disciple. He wanted you to be a part never fully fathom and they lead us to stand be- of the Christian community. He wanted you to fore God in awe. share in His glory. I hope these thoughts bring you special joy and blessing— ut the very thing that is so amazing to me about the John 17:20-22 passage is that it Peace in Christ, concerns the earthly, physical Jesus actually existing in a real world of time and space. Jesus, the human being, just before he took up the

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Women's Evening Bible Study (WEBS) is gearing up for their next study! Join them March 2nd- May 18th from 6:30 - 8 p.m. in the library — The Patriarchs: Encountering the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob Beth Moore leads this 10-week study of exciting, engaging intrigue. Participants will plunge into the heart of Genesis, to God’s remarkable pursuit of relationship and to the unfolding of His earthly plan: that through one nation—and ultimately, one man—all people on earth will be blessed. Contact Sherry Todd at 507-1279 for more info or to sign up. 3


projects, an annual retreat, as The Foundations young families group will meet most Wedneswell as a few informal social gatherings throughout the year. day evenings, in Room 7, March 23 — May18 6:30 – 7:30 These are wonderful times we p.m. We will be studying the are living in, so if you want to Book of Job. No study materials grow in Christ, enjoy the felwill be required as our readings lowship of others, renew your will be directly from the Bible. faith, and serve others, then Come and dig into the WORD The Bible encourages us to find this is an excellent opportuniwith us! Advance childcare resreassurance in our brothers and ty for you, and for us to get to ervations required for children sisters in Christ, and I feel that know you. up to 3rd grade. ($2/class/kid we as a group are a testament Along with my husband Duane, with a maximum of to that. We studied The Prodi- we have been attending since $50/semester) Join us for dingal God: Recovering the Heart Fall 2009 and have really found ner @ 5:30 on KidJaM nights. of the Christian Faith, by Timo- our home here. With that being For more information, you may thy Keller the first half of said, it is my hope that you will contact Tammy Boehman – 512spring 2011. It proved to be a prayerfully consider joining us, 695-6644. unique look at a familiar parain forming these wonderfully Your friend in Christ, ble. In addition to weekly enriching relationships with meetings, we are involved in Tish Pietsch others. some very rewarding service With the New Year in full swing, I wanted to take a moment to reach out to our big SHPC Family, and tell you a bit about the Foundations young families group, as well as welcome you to join our weekly studies.

The churches have appeared in magazine, on television programs and in newspaper features in our state and beyond.

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HE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will provide us with a docent to guide our tour and allow us access to the four churches on the tour. We will be traveling on a 55-passenger commercial bus with a driver.

Senior Moments The Painted Churches of Schulenburg Bus Tour - April 12, 2011 For ALL Adults

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a check to Gay or Lawrence Langston (phone 512-607-6516) or Pat Haag (512-288-3479). SAM will also be taking reservations in the narthex on March 27 and April 3. The first 54 people to turn in their checks will get seats.

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AM IS SPONSORING A bus tour of the Painted Churches of Schulenburg on Tuesday, April 12. Depart at 8:00 am from SHPC and return approximately 5:00 p.m. This is open to all adults of SHPC. Cost is $50 plus the cost of your SAM Groups through March: lunch at a local restaurant. ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED CHRISTIAN MEN: HE PAINTED CHURCHES ARE a group of historic We’ll gather March 10th & 24th at 10 a.m. in churches around Schulenburg - built from Portable B. Regardless of your age or status, 1892 to 1912. The churches, built by Czech imyou are invited to each and every meeting. migrants, are recognized for their elaborately Questions? Contact Ron Miller, 512-892-1862 and brightly painted interiors. Details such as or ronald.miller1333 @ sbcglobal.net. faux marble columns and faux gold-leaf ceilings reminded the immigrants of their homeland.

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GOOD NEWS FOR BOOK LOVERS In a continuing effort to offer more fellowship, a daytime SHPC Book Club is being formed. It will meet monthly on the 3rd Thursday morning, beginning April 21st at 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The same book selections used by the evening book club will be read and discussed. To plan our first meeting location (possibly a restaurant for lunch) we need to know the number of interested readers. Please contact Thelma Morris (301-1676, gramorr@aol.com) or Annie Ward (373-8803, annie-ron@att.net) if you would like to join us. If you email, please put Book Club as the subject. Child care will not be available.

Looking for a Pilgrimage renewal group? Join us Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Portable A! (although on 3/3 we’ll be at Panera). Questions? Contact Sally Jo Elliot — 512-892-0845 / sallyjoelliott @ att.net

Israel As some church members journey to the Holy Land, take a "virtual" tour through our library resources featuring Israel:

933 BRI A History of Israel — This book is a thorough depiction of Israel from "pre-history" to the Old Testament period. This version specifically includes the Ebla Tables - the most important archaeological discovery since the Dead Sea Scrolls.

933 HOL Holy Lands, One Place, Three Faiths — Life Magazine examines the "right" that Christianity, Judaism, and Islam each claims to have on the Holy Land. Will the three be able to live in peace with 933 AHA The Archaeology of the Land of Israel — the others, or will the struggle continue until the Based on extensive research and findings, renowned "rightful" owner prevails? There are graphic pictures archaeologist Yohanan Ahoroni shares his discoveries and stories to tell the fascinating, difficult, religious about Israelite life from prehistoric beginnings history of the region. through the Fall of the First Temple. 956.94 CHA Blood Brothers — Father Elias Chacour gives 956.94 CHA Whose Holy City? Jerusalem and the a first-hand account growing up as a Palestinian Future of Peace — Jews, Muslims, and Christians all Christian trying to live in harmony with his Jewish have fought over Jerusalem for centuries. Each neighbors amidst the brewing Middle East Conflict. group soundly proclaims Jerusalem as the heart of Chacour blends his riveting life story with historical their religion, history, or beliefs, to the extent that research to reveal a "little-known side"of the ArabJerusalem's fate is the key to resolving the IsraeliIsraeli conflict. Palestinian conflict.

of your choice. For more information, contact Stefan Haag at 288-3479. MARY MARTHA CIRCLE will meet Thursday, March 3rd at 10 a.m. in Portable B. Our lesson is Chapter 13, "Matthias, Holy Substitute," from our study The Thirteen Apostles, with Nita Snyder as our leader. ALL WOMEN are cordially invited to join us!

GOLDEN YEARS LUNCH BUNCH: Saturday, March19th at11:30 at Serrano’s, on the corner of Hwy 290 & MoPac (near Best Buy). Let Norma Burchard know whether you’ll be coming —394-0131—before Tuesday, March 15th. GROAN-UPS GAME DAY: Tuesday, March 15th at 10 am in Room 7. Because we will be hosting IHN, game day will be one week later than usual. Join us for spinner Dominoes or a game 5


Children’s Ministry News

Don't be afraid… …to check out the March KidStuf show on Wednesday, March 2nd, when we'll be taking a closer look at the virtue of courage. PLEASE NOTE: Due to Ash Wednesday services on March 9th (our usual KidStuf night), we'll be moving the March production forward one week to the first Wednesday of the month. Please make note of this change and join us for a fun-filled family night!

Small Hands, Large Hearts—Kids in Mission DID their part on January 29th, 2011! Join us in March during our next Sunday of Service!

Dinner starts at 5:30 ($5/adult; $3/child). Doors open at 6:30. Child care is available for preschool children.

COURAGE being brave enough to do what you should do even when you’re afraid

Hey, Baby! On January 23rd, some of our smallest folks and their grownups got together to meet each other and hear about SHPC’s early childhood ministry. Even our little ones come grow and connect at SHPC! 6


SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS

MARCH 2011

DEVOTED High school Super Conference at Angelo State University. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. – Deuteronomy 6:5 We’re all devoted to something. Just look where you spend your time, what you talk most about or who consumes your thoughts, and you’ll begin to get a pretty good idea of where your devotion lies. For far too many of us, it doesn’t seem to be with God. So what does it take to be a fully committed disciple? How do we develop into dedicated and faithful followers of Jesus? Who can we turn to in order to get some help along the way? Join Student Life in the summer of 2011 and discover how you and your students can be DEVOTED June 20th- 24th Sign up now! —$410 — $200 deposit due by April 18th

The Great Escape is AWWWWWWWWEEEESOMMMMMMMMME!

"YOU HAVE TO GO!” "THIS IS MUST-ATTEND EVENT"

"Oh my goodness! I laughed and I cried—it was an amazing night!" Please consider yourself invited to the "Roots to Wings" Graduation dinner for the class of 2011. The Graduation Dinner is a night to celebrate the students of Shepherd of the Hills... especially those in the class of 2011. Tickets to the dinner will be on sale in the narthex during March and April.

Every student that goes wants to go back! Even my high-school college-aged leaders want a chance to go back! At The Great Escape you will experience with your leaders an awesome week of worship, play and rafting while getting closer to Jesus Christ. On this trip your friends will become super close to each other and to God. The Western Colorado State University campus has everything we need for a great week together — rolling green lawns, state-of-the-art meeting space, a great student center with a food court, and air-conditioned dorms. But even more important than the facilities, recreation, and programming is the time The Great Escape allows you the time to CHILLLAX! It is truly our hope and prayer that this conference will be an opportunity for God to impact the lives of the students at SHPC. The Great Escape Mid High Conference for (incoming) 6th-8th graders. Gunnison CO, June 18th -24th — $550 (transportation included). Sign up now! $200 deposit holds your spot! Sign up/deposit due April 18th!

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Garage Sale! We need your donations and time to make the 2011 SHPC Garage Sale a success! The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 26th from 7 a.m. - noon Want to donate? We'll take any items that are in sell-able condition - clothes, shoes, housewares, furniture, tools, books, movies, electronics - we'll take it all! Donations will be accepted at the FMC on Thursday & Friday, March 23 & 24 from 5:30 - 8pm. We cannot accept items before those dates due to storage space. We will price your clothes, books, media and shoes, but all other items should be priced before they are brought to the church. Volunteers will be needed on Thursday and Friday evenings to sort and organize items 5:30 - 8pm. We will also need LOTS of help on Saturday morning in 2 shifts: 5:30am - 9am and 9am 12:30pm. For questions about donations or to volunteer, email Wendy uzzle08 @ gmail.com or 305-3145

On Sunday, March 13th, Oak Hill United Methodist Church will host a concert by the African Children's Choir. The concert is free, open to the public, and begins at 6 p.m. It is very child friendly, but adults also will be touched by the Spirit that moves through these children. They have lost so much, but practically glow with the love of their Creator. Most of the music will be performed in English: some in their native dialect. Oak Hill United Methodist invites you to join them for this joyful performance. Free concert featuring African Children's Choir Sunday, March 13th 6 p.m. Oak Hill United Methodist Church 7815 Hwy. 290 West

Did you have a great time at the Valentine’s Dinner & Silent Auction? SHPC raised well over $4,300 for our ministries in Mexico and Guatemala that night. Thanks so much for your generosity!

Home at Jesus’ House

A SUPER Big Thank You! The Boy Scouts of Troop 395 wish to thank the congregation for their support during their Super Bowl Subs Sale. Besides practicing their Salesmanship (yes, this is a merit badge!), the boys had a good time putting the sandwiches together. We sold 86 sandwiches! We’d like to also thank those members of the congregation who donated in lieu of purchasing sandwiches and a SUPER big thank you to HEB who donated gift cards to help defray the cost of supplies. The Troop was excited to present the church a check for $340 for mission projects. Look for us again next year! The Boy Scouts of Troop 395

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SHPC will be hosting IHN (Interfaith Hospitality Network) the week of March 6th. Come share your time with our guests and extend to them our SHPC hospitality. This is an opportunity to get the whole family involved! Children make great hosts for our young guests and give parents the opportunity to watch their children interact with others. Sign up in the narthex or contact Stuart McIntire stuart78704 @ yahoo.com / 788-4455 or Lara Manire 9223615.


Welcome, New SHPC Members!

David & Becca Thompson have lived in Austin for 20 years and are glad to be joining their neighborhood church. Chris and Sammie are both first-graders at Mills Elementary, so David & Becca are active in Boy and Girl Scouting, too!

Elizabeth Byrd, originally from Austin, is a business coach and a trainer. You may have already seen her twin brother, Tyler, working with our student ministry.

Lynn Tunison notes, “After moving from New Jersey to Texas, I’ve been searching for a church home. I’m so happy to find one here!”

Carl & Mary Luttenbacher moved to Texas a year ago to be closer to their son and his family. Originally from Michigan, they spent 25 years as Floridians before making the switch. 9


Meet your newest leadership... The new members of the SHPC leadership team have been working hard since they were installed (yes, that’s the Presbyterian word for it!) at the end of January. After a hard-working weekend retreat at the beginning of February, they’ve all been diligently doing the jobs you’ve elected them to. Thank them the next time you see them!

Elders

Bill Trevillion

the Class of 2013

Cathy Beard

Deacons

Caren Zysk

Sandy Gable, class of 2011

Dan Brinks

Georgia Crawley

Lawrence Langston

Susan White, Clerk of Session

Mark Bridges

Ruth Ann Widner

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Joys – Bill & Madeline Brock happily introduce their second granddaughter, Harlow, born February 21st to their son Nathan and daughter-in-law Dana; big sister is Ava—Liz Boyce & Eric Schultz (and sister Emma and brother Hayden) welcomed Ian Anderson Schultz to their family on February 9th—Andrew & Carissa Milam (and sisters Charlotte and Finley) are overjoyed to announce the February 2nd birth of their son and brother, Benjamin Carter Milam—David & Marjorie Parmer happily announce the birth of their grandson, Jordan Kai, born January 31st to daughter Rachel & son-in-law Christopher Susen—Julia Domicoli received awesome news and a blessing indeed: her liver is healthy and the arthritis is inactive—Clare Lozano has received a call to Heritage Presbyterian Church in Olathe, KS, pending congregational and presbytery approval

Sorrows – Lori Whitmire's brother, Dave Roberman, passed away in his sleep February 13th—Beth Ann Cole’s 99-year-old grandmother, Pauline Houghton, passed away February 2nd—Harold Spurgeon, father of Sharon Conner and grandfather of Kim Coulter, passed away the morning of February 8th—Elizabeth Amata, much loved-mother of Shirley Domicoli, passed away January 29th

Please pray for — DeAnne Pearson’s mother, Catherine Thedford, massive infection discovered during hip replacement surgery—Beth Armitage, hospitalized for pneumonia, flu and dehydration—Virginia Williams, great-aunt of Angela Peterson, in hospice —The Rev. Kathy Trevino, wife of the late Rev. Juan Trevino, diagnosed with possibly terminal illness—Linda Wheeler’s friend, Dorothy Sanchez, recently diagnosed with cancer, and her husband, Frank—Marisa Stromberg’s brother-in-law’s family, on the sudden death of his brother—Pattie Lawrence's cousin, Mark Hollahan, deployed to Afghanistan—Ken Seiler, recovering from having a stent implanted in a smaller heart blood vessel—the Cash family; the mom/wife, Elane, passed away of leukemia— Larry Gray, uncle of Sherry Rasmus, hospitalized with serious kidney problems—Nancy Gray, undergoing radiation treatments— Grady Morris, Thelma’s husband, receiving treatment for a blood clot in his leg—Bethany Gonzales’ father, Ross Chiles, hospitalized for treatment of terrible back pain—Sandra Hawk, friend of Greg & Dee Merrell, open heart surgery—Mary Carnes’ father, recovering after having been very ill—Doug Budd, recovering from successful triple bypass surgery—Alicia Bollom Harsh, cousin of Amy & Jonathan Slaughter, going through a series of significant surgeries—Matty Hamilton, granddaughter of Gloria Drake, kidney problems—Bill & Linda Clawson, friends of the Beard family, on the loss of their daughter January 31st—a speedy and full recovery for Alan Hanna’s beloved friend, a father of two children under 5—Len Lafler, friend of Fran & Ted Miller, esophageal cancer—Laura Bost’s friend David Dyer, hospitalized awaiting surgery after a heart attack—Laura Bost’s friend Dave Hamrick, on the death of his father—Laura Bost’s friend William Braddock, following the death of his mother—Kathleen Manchin’s father, Terry Eyman, esophageal cancer & depression—Clem Hofmann—Layde Philips’ friend Jerry M., recovering from surgery— Caren Zysk’s friend, Darlene Clemons, job loss—Jason Mills, son-in-law of Junie Ledbetter & Gaston Broyles, deployed to Afghanistan on January 22nd—Nancy Gray, aunt of Sherry Rasmus, recently diagnosed with breast cancer—Joy Essary, recuperating—teachers in Central Texas, as their districts face budget cuts—Austin, the city where we’re planted—the leadership of SHPC as they discern a path for our future—Pastor Kenneth Muyira & the congregation of Manyamula Presbyterian Church— Pastor Chimwemwe Mhango and his family

Please pray for members of the Armed Forces, loved ones, and all world leaders involved in war zone crises including: 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...

Mike, Tamzin, Koger and Brice Darden 15856 Nedra Way Dallas, TX 75248 phone: 972-762-6664 Aimee Kirkconnell 13714 Wild Turkey Pass Austin TX 78734-3330

Mike & Andrea Brauer 11004 Marden Lane Austin TX 78739-1586

Dave & Karen Harrington 6350 Winter Park Dr. Ste 129 N Richland Hills TX 76180-5368

Mark & Judy Schroeder 7332 Haggans Lane Austin TX 78739 phone: 382-6929

Charlie & Scarlett Flynn 2938 Magellan Way Round Rock TX 78665-5670

Colin & Alice Lineberry 4127 Travis Country Circle Austin TX 78735 11


...with our Austin Presbyterian Seminary interns!

Have you met our newest intern, Brit Hansen? She’s been here a few weeks already, but in case you haven’t had a chance to chat with her, I’ll let her take the mic:

Our SHPC interns have been in the news! Check out what’s been going on with Clare & Mari Lyn—

Hello, Saints! I am a senior at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, married to Todd, and I am a mother to our precocious toddler Naomi Jane. I have been participating in the Presbyterian Church my whole life, and before seminary, I was a figure skating coach, a part-time obituary writer and I worked as a designer for Better Homes and Gardens. I have a degree in English Lit and Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin, but my passion for story started as a toddler. I feel called to bring our Christian story into vibrancy from the pulpit, and to really listen to your story, fellow Saints. Thank you for letting me into the nitty-gritty of SHPC! I look forward to my semester here.

The W. P. Newell Fellowship, in recognition of superior accomplishment and readiness for ministry, was given to Mari Lyn Jones on this 2nd day of February 2011. The Award was $3000. The David L. Stitt Fellowship, in recognition of outstanding Christian character, scholarship, personality, and ability, was given to Clare Lozano on this 2nd day of February 2011. The Award was $10,000.

Congratulations!

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Bruce & Evelina Warren David & Shannon Howard, Joe & Stacie Tracy Ken & Rosemary Clapham Justin J. & Lawra Karen & ScottMcCoy, Temple & Janet Ingram Ken & Victoria Johnson Melvin & Carolyn Deutsch Wendy & Brian Saari Kimbol & Marty Soques Norwood & Monica Williams Sarah & Buddy Stranahan Laurel & Steve Calhoun Brian & Denise Berry Chris & Kristin Aardema Stefan & Pat Haag, Rick & Kathy Lewis

SILVER ANNIVERSARY 15 Mar

Don & Karen Greathouse

BIRTHDAYS 1 Mar

Pat Haberman, Kelly Gabbart, Jaden Batte, Jace VandeGarde

2 Mar Angela Immitt 3 Mar Alma Moore, Troy Spink, Bryan Chase, Sophie Simmons 4 Mar Toko Sato, Nathan Brock, John Addison 5 Mar Richard Bonnin, Kristen Chambers, Madison Royer, Avery Garcia 6 Mar Bill Hall, Evelina Warren, Hailey Sandel, Erica Wade 7 Mar Fred Peyton, Katie Tomlin, Hannah Sandel 8 Mar Louree Eason, Laren Schiller, Damen Lawler 9 Mar Al Olson, Marilyn Wade, Brandon Starkjohann 10 Mar Thelma Morris, Doug Riffey, Madison Roland 11 Mar Joel Cabello, Ruth Ann Widner, Kassandra Stalbaum, Lucy Litteaur, Kate Wheeler 12 Mar Temple Ingram, Mike Hagye, Teena Davis, Mark Schroeder, Ben May, Laura Donnell, Isaac Boehman 13 Mar Bonnie Vaughn, David Howard 14 Mar Carol Gilchrist, Eric Schultz, Patrick Wallace, Jeremy Bridges 15 Mar Bill Zuraitis, Deb Ballew 16 Mar Slade Cooper, Carrie Snell Brown, Austin Allen, Jeremy Mudgett

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Joty Majka, Chuck Courtney, Holly Heinrich, Allison Sauceda Sherine Thomas, Andy Hutton, Lisa Torres, Brooke Thompson Jean Floyd, Teresa Riffey, Mickey Bell, Mark Morgan, Greg Williford Tita Maxwell, Jim Riggs, Brian Berry, Gretchen Owensby, Aaron Brinks, Brian Folkers Thure Cannon, Christine McLean, David May Jettie Sherrier, Sandy Hill, Madison Jechow, Mike Bullock, Christie Wright , Amanda Salinas, Leon Johnson, Connor Wilkins Pete Budic, Linda Jones, Mike Brauer Allan Fetty, John Clapham, Logan Newcome, Caroline Gillis, Mary Claire Gillis Spencer Collins, Kendall Gonzales Dee Merrell, Vicki Brown, Jonathan Slaughter, Deven Nuckols Karen Kennamer, Erin Cozart Carol Dittlinger-Ideker, John Shumaker, Katie Beth Lane, GT Pugh Laurie Bender, Jeffrey Cloyd, Kassidy Whitmire


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Disciple 1, library

The Ark, UpStreet, Faithwalk The Ark, Live B.I.G., Confirmation Class Everlast, Student Lounge :: Everafter, FMC

7 p.m.

9:30 a.m.

Thursday

7 p.m.

6:30 p.m.

6 p.m.

9:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday

Disciple 1, FMC :: MYC Devotional, rm. 7 Worship Choir, sanctuary :: Disciple 4, library

Disciple 3, library Wednesday Night Live! dinnertime Evergreen & Evermore, Student Lounge Wednesday Night Live! adult programs :: Handbell Choir, rm. 5 :: Wednesday Evening Bible Study (WEBS), library :: Foundations, rm. 7 Praise & Worship rehearsal, sanctuary

6:30 a.m. The Brotherherd (Men’s Ministry), sanctuary 10 a.m. Icing on the Cake, port. B

Tuesday

7 p.m.

Monday

6:30 p.m.

9:30 a.m. 11 a.m.

Sunday

EVERY WEEK

Prayer Shawl Ministry, rm. 7

No Faithwalk IHN begins Young Adults, library

Disciple 2, library Mary-Martha Circle

KidStuf!, FMC :: no Foundations

“Groan”-Ups Game Day, rm. 7

IHN ends

Israel trip departs Thirst Project Concert, FMC

No MYC due to IHN Association of Retired Christian Men, port B Book Group, port. B

Ash Wednesday worship, sanctuary :: no Foundations or other adult Wednesday Night Live programs

NO MYC due to Spring Break Prayer Shawl Ministry, port. B

NO KidJaM due to Spring Break NO adult Wednesday Night Live programs due to Spring Break

Golden Years Lunch Bunch

SAM Retreat begins

Israel trip returns

Garage Sale, parking lot Great Date!

Disciple 2, library Association of Retired Christian Men, port B

NO Disciple 3 KidJaM, FMC adult Wednesday Night Live programs

6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

KidJaM, FMC adult Wednesday Night Live programs

30 Wednesday

SUNDAY OF SERVICE 6 p.m. Africa Dinner

27 Sunday

9:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m.

26 Saturday

9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.

24 Thursday

9:30 a.m. 6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

23 Wednesday

22 Tuesday

21 Monday

APRIL newsletter deadline

20 Sunday

11:30 a.m.

19 Saturday

APRIL childcare request deadline

18 Friday

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9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.

17 Thursday

6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

16 Wednesday

10 a.m.

15 Tuesday

13 Sunday

7 p.m.

11 Friday

9:30 a.m. 10 a.m. 7 p.m.

10 Thursday

7 p.m.

9 Wednesday

7 p.m.

8 Tuesday

5:30 p.m.

6 Sunday

9:30 a.m. 10 a.m.

3 Thursday

6:15 p.m.

2 Wednesday


March 2011 - The Shepherd's Watch - newsletter