WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, February 14, 2016


This Sunday, Phil Stagg is preaching on Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 and Romans 10:8b-13. His sermon is titled, “The Word of Faith.”

This Sunday’s Bulletin: Sunday, February 14, 2016

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News & Announcements

Congregational Care Pantry Drive – Help us stock our freezer to help church families when they are in need! Pick up recipes and food containers in FFH this Sunday and return them on Sunday, February 21. Questions? Contact Margo Phelps, msp1161@aol.com.

Lenten Devotional Booklets by C. S. Lewis Now Available! – Let the writings of C. S. Lewis lead you through Lent with writings by arguably the greatest Christian apologist of the 20th century. The daily quotes, Scripture, reflections and prayers will guide you from contemplations on the mercy of Christ and the Passion he suffered on our behalf to the astounding joy that is ours because of his great sacrifice for us.  Pick up a copy today in the narthex racks or basket outside of the chapel (limited supply available).

WNO 3-Part Series: “The Book of Job: And You Think YOU Have Problems!” – An examination of the Book of Job led by colleagues and friends Rabbi Ed Cohn (Temple Sinai), the Rev. Elizabeth Lott (St. Charles Ave. Baptist Church), and Don Frampton. Great conversation among friends from three different congregations. Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm, including supper: February 17 at SCAPC; February 24 at St. Charles Ave. Baptist Church; March 2 at Temple Sinai. RSVP for dinner on Feb 17 at www.scapc.org/wno. More information on the series on flyers in the Narthex.

Cooking for Cuba – On Sunday, February 28, the SCAPC Cuba trip participants will host a hot breakfast after the 10:30 a.m. service in FFH. Join us for breakfast casserole, grits, and pancakes. $8/adult, $5/child under 12. All proceeds will benefit the Cuban Benevolence Fund. The group will travel to our sister church, El Fuerte, in Cardenas, Cuba March 19-26.

SCAPC Scholarships Now Available – The Reddoch Educational Fund provides scholarships to rising Junior and Senior undergraduate college students who are members of SCAPC. The Myron and Willie Mae Turfitt Educational Fund provides scholarships to seminary students who are active at SCAPC. Both applications may be obtained via Emily Fleshman (emily@scapc.org or 897-0101, ext. 112). Application deadline is March 13, 2016.

Donations Needed for Cuba – This spring break, March 16 – 26, seven youth and adult members of the church will travel to our sister church in Cardenas, Cuba. We are asking for donations to bring to our Cuban brothers and sisters. Bins will be set up in the Learning Center and Frampton Fellowship Hall. If you would care to donate financially, checks may be made out to the church (SCAPC) and note Cuban Funds in the memo. We will be re-painting a mural originally done by our youth in 2005 with members from both churches and need to bring all paint brushes and rollers with us. Items needed:
Tylenol/Advil, Vitamins (adult and children), Vitamin C, Vicks Rub, Pencils, Pepto-Bismol, Denture Cream, Patches for back pain, Toothpaste/brushes, Children’s socks, Sunscreen, Sport’s Equipment: Soccer Balls, Volleyballs, Basketballs, Footballs, Ball pumps and needles, Metal basketball nets, Paint Brushes: All sizes & rollers.

The SCAPC Renovation Benevolence Fund, made possible by the 2011 capital campaign, is now ready for grant applications from qualified not-for profit groups from both inside and outside the church. A Fund description and application are available from Emily Fleshman (emily@scapc.org). Deadline for applications is April 30, 2016. Thank you.

St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church is currently searching for an Associate Pastor who will be a generalist in ministry but will have a special emphasis on local mission. Anyone interested is welcome to view the attached Ministry Information Form, or to contact Dr. Walter Harris, Chair, Associate Pastor Nominating Committee, at wharris13@cox.net. Thank you.

Small Groups:

CBD Study Group
Wednesdays | 7-8 a.m. | Between the Bread (625 St. Charles) | Reading: Science and Wisdom by Jürgen Moltmann
Contact: John Morton, johnmorton@cox.net

Spiritually Hungry Women
Wednesdays | 12:30-1:45 p.m. | LB
Contact: Miriam Schulingkamp, schuling@aol.com.

Men’s Bible Study
Wednesdays | 5 p.m. | Bloomfield Room
Contact: Don Frampton, don@scapc.org.

Thursday Morning Bible Study & Prayer Group
Thursdays | 7 a.m. | Land Building, Riverside | Reading: Studies in the Gospel of John: Encounters with Jesus by Frances Taylor Gench
Contact: Phil Stagg, rev.stagg@gmail.com.

PW Needleworks Group
Thursdays | 10 a.m. – Noon | Land Building, Lakeside
Contact: Mary Ann Mott, 504-866-4424.

PW Bible Studies
Monday (11:45 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Lambeth)
Tuesday (5:45 p.m)
Reading: 2015-16 Horizons Bible Study “Come to the Waters” by Judy Record Fletcher
Contact: Betty Hope, PW Moderator, hopehome@aol.com

MOMs (0-K) & MOM-SY (1-12 grade) Groups
Tuesdays | 9-10:30 a.m. | MOMs CC, MOM-SY LB | Childcare provided | Contact: Meg Kramer, mgammage@gmail.com or April Weiser, adweiser@cox.net.

20/30s PINTS (Presbyterians Imbibing in Necessary Theological Study)
Every other Tuesday | 7 p.m. | location varies
Contact: Genny Hagler, genny@scapc.org or http://www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030

PW Book Club
First Thursday of the Month | 7 p.m. | Land Building |  Feb 11Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarity; Mar 3Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson.
Contact: Elizabeth Artigues, artigues@cox.net