WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, April 30, 2017

This Sunday is Gospel Music Sunday! Sarah Chancellor-Watson will preach on on Psalm 116:1-4; 12-19 and Luke 24:13-35. Her sermon title is “Close Encounters.”

Bulletin: Sunday, April 30, 2017

This Week’s Year of the Bible readings:
Sunday (Epistles), April 23: 2 Corinthians 1-3
Monday (Law), April 24: Exodus 13-16
Tuesday (History), April 25: 2 Samuel 1-4
Wednesday (Psalms), April 26: Psalms 48-50
Thursday (Poetry), April 27: Job 33-34
Friday (Prophecy), April 28: Jeremiah 22-26
Saturday (Gospels), April 29: Mark 13-14
Sunday (Epistles), April 30: 2 Corinthians 4-5


Gospel Music Sunday! Come ready to sing and clap this Sunday at the 10:30 worship service as our Chancel Choir leads us in hymns from the Gospel tradition as well as anthems arranged by Moses Hogan. Don’t miss out!

Do You Have a Loved One with Memory Issues? The Aden Program is a ministry offering a safe and caring environment for a loved one experiencing memory care issues. This daytime ministry offers fellowship and activities for the participant while providing peace of mind to the caregiver and allowing the caregiver a time of respite. The program will run Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be an Open House on Thursday, May 4 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. To contact Adelle in the meantime with any questions or to schedule a tour, please call 504-962-9027 or email

Vacation Bible School Volunteers Needed! Hero Central VBS is June 5-9. Everyone is urged to be part of this magical week. All adults can experience God with childlike wonder as an adult volunteer. Students 5th grade and older may sign up to be youth volunteers.  Click here for registration of campers and volunteers.


5/1 | Youth Trip Registration Deadline
5/3 | WNO: Program TBA
5/3 | Many Moods of the Psalms (at St. Charles Ave. Baptist)
5/4 | Aden House Open House
5/4 | PW Book Club
5/5 | Usher Fest
5/7 | Youth Crawfish Boil
5/7 | Visionary Fund Sunday
5/7 | YAF Brunch (Dat Dog-Freret St.)

Save the Date
5/11 | Senior Adults Lakefront Airport Tour & Lunch (Registration Deadline 5/9)
5/13 | PW Garden Work Day
5/14 | PW Coordinating Team Installation
5/14 | Fourth Grade Bible Presentation

Small Groups:

 CBD Study Group
Wednesdays | 7-8 a.m. | Between the Bread (625 St. Charles)
Contact: John Morton,

Spiritually Hungry Women

Wednesdays | 12:30-1:45 p.m. | Land Building, Lakeside
Contact: Miriam Schulingkamp,

Men’s Bible Study
Wednesdays | 5:00 p.m. | Bloomfield Room
Contact: Don Frampton,

Women’s Weekly Bible Study
Wednesdays | 5:00 p.m. | Phifer Library
Contact: Margaret Ann Lindsey, and Elizabeth McGough,

Thursday Morning Study & Prayer Group
Thursdays | 7 a.m. | Land Building, Riverside
Contact: Henrietta Harris, 504-737-0871.

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

PW Circles (Bible Studies)
Monthly Lunch, 2nd Monday  | 11:45 a.m. | Land Building, Riverside
Monthly Evening, 2nd Tuesday | 5:45 p.m. | Land Building, Lakeside
Monthly, 3rd Monday | 2:30 p.m. | Lambeth House
Contact: Hallie Boh, PW Moderator, 

PW Book Club
First Thursday of the Month | 7 p.m. | Land Building, Lakeside
Contact: Elizabeth Artigues,

MOM-SY (1-12 grade) Group
Every other Tuesday | 9-11 a.m. | Land Building, Lakeside
Contact: April Weiser,

Young Adults & Families PINTS (Presbyterians Imbibing in Necessary Theological Study)
Every other Tuesday | 7 p.m. | location varies
Contact: Genny Hagler, or

Middle School Girls’ Small Group (MSGSG)s
Tuesdays Monthly | 6:30-8 p.m. | Locations TBA | Contact: Caitlin Vanderwolf,

High School Girls’ Small Group 
3rd Wednesdays | Time & locations TBA | Contact: Jessie Bruggers,