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Posts from September 2016

Women’s Association Fall Meeting

Join the Women’s Association at their Fall Meeting for a dinner of soup and bread on Wednesday, October 5. The evening will begin at 6 PM in our Social Hall, hosted by Joy and Faith Circles. At 7 PM, Dr. De Cotiis of the Chiropractic Wellness Center in Pitman will speak to us about general health. See you on Wednesday.

Blessing of the Animals

In keeping with tradition, we will be expanding our World Communion Sunday celebration to include our four-legged and feathered family members with a Blessing of the Animals. Bring your pets, your kids, and your neighbors for a short blessing service in the Spirit of St. Francis of Assisi to the Peace Garden by Crafton Avenue at 1:30 PM on Sunday, October 2,…

Update from the PNC

At the September Presbytery Meeting, Rev. Paul Grenier was approved as our temporary, part-time pastor beginning October 1. We welcome Rev. Paul to our pulpit and look forward to working with him. The Pastor Nominating Committee has submitted the Ministry Information Form and will soon begin receiving resumes from prospective ministers. Unity and patience among our congregation is of upmost importance during…

CROP Walk

Thanks to all the cookie bakers for their delicious cookies. We sold 394.5 bags of cookies and made $197.25, thanks to all of you. Get your CROP Hunger Walk envelope from Carol Schoepske and start finding supporters. Register online at www.crophungerwalk.org. If you raise $150.00 you win a FREE t-shirt. The Walk is Sunday, October 16, 2016 with both 1 mile and…

Sunday School Schedule & Updates

This year’s Sunday School schedule will be as follows: First Sunday of the Month – Family First Sunday – Sunday School students are encouraged to participate in worship. See SS teachers or Merri Owen if interested. 6th grade and up remain in church; one room classroom for Pre-K through 5th grade for craft in upstairs classroom. Second Sunday of the Month –…

Spaghetti Dinner

Don’t miss Memorial Presbyterian Church’s Annual Fundraiser Spaghetti Dinner. Net proceeds will benefit the Restoration Fund of their Historical Church Building. Plan to attend and bring your friends on Saturday, October 8 from 4-7 PM. Adult tickets are $10, children $5. Bring a can of food for the church’s Food Pantry and you will receive $1 off your adult ticket (limit $1…

Jazz Vespers

We are kicking off our 16th season of jazz vespers in style on Sunday, September 25 at 5PM!  New York vibraphonist Behn Gillece brings his amazing improvising and composing skills to our sanctuary. His CD “Dare To Be” was just released to critical acclaim on August 16. He first played for our vespers series in November 2013, and we’re delighted to have him…

UrbanPromise Volunteer Fair

Join UrbanPromise for their annual volunteer fair and training on Thursday, September 22, 2016! UrbanPromise currently serves 500 youth in the city of Camden each year: the superior programming they receive would not be possible without the help of more than 225 dedicated volunteers. As our organization continues to grow, additional volunteers are needed in the following areas: tutoring for K-12th grade students, administrative/clerical…