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First Press Published by: Walla Walla Presbyterian Church, Walla Walla, Washington

Our Mission: To Know Jesus and Make Him Known PASTOR: Rev. Albert Gillin CHRISTIAN EDUCATION & FAMILY MINISTRIES DIRECTOR: Vanessa Curry COORDINATOR OF MINISTRIES TO CHILDREN & THEIR FAMILIES: Sarah Thomson Worship Times: 9:01 & 10:31 AM with 10:31 worship broadcast live over radio KGDC 1320 AM

Phone: 525-1093—Web Site:

June 13, 2018

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL! VBS week is here—Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity—is June 18-22 from 9:00-11:30 am. There is still time to register. VBS is for children K-5th grade. Cost is $20 per child, or $50 for 3 or more children in a family. Scholarships are available. Popcorn Preview This Sunday, June 17, we will have popcorn for Community Time as a preview of VBS

DISASTER RELIEF Thanks to your generous response, we have sent World Relief $1,195 for disaster relief to face the needs that may arise in the coming months.

Women, sing in the Father’s Day Choir this Sunday. Join Sarah Thomson upstairs in the choir room at 10 am this Sunday to rehearse a simple hymn for Father’s Day, and plan to sing for the 10:31 service.


June 25, 2018

And don’t forget our annual VBS BBQ and Picnic on Wednesday, June 20, at 5:30 pm. on the grassy field next door to the church.

 Needed: Side Dishes & Friendly Presbyterian People  Where: VBS Picnic on the grassy field  When: Wednesday, June 20, 5:30-7:30 pm  Why: Free outreach meal offered by us for the VBS students & their families. All of you are encouraged to attend the VBS picnic and visit with lots of new people who have been attending our incredible VBS. Please bring a side dish large enough to serve 12 people – potato salad, coleslaw, jello salad, baked beans, three bean salad, deviled eggs, fruit plate, veggie plate, - whatever your favorite dish might be. Fellowship will provide the hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, drinks and dessert. This is a free outreach meal that we offer with your help. And believe us, we do need your help. So please bring your side dish and help us serve dinner to 250+ people. Yes, 250+ people. Sarah & Vanessa have TWO DRY JUMP HOUSES, ONE FOR OLDER YOUTH AND ONE FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN. The summer interns will be there to add to the fun. Come and meet lots of new people and enjoy an incredible evening with many families.

JAZZ & FAITH THIS SUNDAY Join us this Sunday evening, June 17, at 6:30 pm in the sanctuary for our monthly Jazz & Faith service.

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SUMMER SERMON SERIES This summer we are taking a whirlwind bird’s eye look at the sweep of God’s self-revelation and unfolding love presented to us in His word the Scriptures. In His sermon series “A Good Summer Read” Pastor Albert, along with guest preachers Gil Alden and Stan Hughes, will journey us through the scriptures hitting some of the highlights so we can get a better understanding of its sweep and scope. Plan now to join us each week as we make our way through the Old and New Testaments hitting the highlights of God’s Covenant Grace.              

Week 1 Abraham- June 3 Week 2 Moses- June 10 Week 3 Gideon- June 17 Week 4 David- June 24 Week 5 Nehemiah- July 1 Week 6 Esther- July 8 Week 7 Solomon- July 15 Week 8 Jeremiah- July 22 Week 9 Daniel- July 29 Week 10 Haggai- August 5 Week 11 Jesus Part 1- August 12 Week 12 Jesus Part 2- August 19 Week 13 Paul- August 26 Week 14 John- September 2

The Bible in 90 Days Are you ready for the challenge?! Adult ministry for the summer is reading the Bible in 90 days. Class meets in the Chapel on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 pm with DVD study.             

YOUTH CAR WASHES Mark your calendars now for the youth car wash fundraisers this summer. Saturday, July 7, at Napa from 10-4pm and Sunday, August 5 from 12-4 pm. $10 suggested donation, and we will have tickets for sale starting this upcoming Sunday.

JOB OPENINGS If you or someone you know might be interested in applying for one of the job openings that are posted on our web site, the time is now. Job titles include: Director of Worship; A/V Technician Position; Associate Director of Worship - First Service; Associate Director of Worship -Second Service; and Associate Director of Worship - Jazz and Faith. You may also obtain copies of the job descriptions from our church office. Please help us spread the word about these opportunities.

1--June 6 Start Reading No Class Gen. 1:1Lev. 4:26 this week. 2--June 13 Class- Read Lev.4:27-Deut 28:14 this week. 3--June 20 Class- Read Deut.28:15--2 Samuel 3:21 this week. 4--June 27 Class-Read 2 Samuel 3:22--1 Chronicles 5:26 this week. 5--July 4 No Class keep Reading 1 Chronicles 6:1--Esther 10:3 this week. 6--July 11 Class Read Job 1:1--Psalm 102:28 this week. 7--July 18 Class Read Psalm 103:1--Isaiah 14:32 this week. 8--July 25 Class Read Isaiah 15:1--Jeremiah 31:22 this week. 9 --Aug. 1 Class Read Jeremiah 31:23-Daniel 5:30 this week. 10--Aug. 8 Class Read Daniel 6:1--Matthew 23:39 this week. 11--Aug. 15 Class Read Matthew 24:1--Acts 4:37 this week. 12--Aug. 22 Class Read Acts 5:1--Titus 3:15 this week 13--Aug. 29 Class Read Philemon 1-Revelation 22:21 14--Sept 5th last Class DVD you did it!!!!!!!!

CHURCH NEWS & NOTES We want to say thank you for the nice reception you had for us on our last day at church. We also really want you to know how much it has meant to us to share our love of God with you in worship, prayer, and fellowship for the last twenty-three years. We will miss you all!! Love, Heidi and Lloyd Baker Members of the Capital Campaign Steering Committee include: Doug Warnock (Chair), Lowell Schneider, Kay Schisler, Lyle Hansen, Steve Hudson, Emily Rea, and Mike Beeson. They have been hard at work in meetings already to determine the direction this project will take in the future.

Newsletter 6 13 2018  
Newsletter 6 13 2018