WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, May 29, 2016

Rabbi Ed Cohn from Temple Sinai New Orleans will be guest preaching this Sunday. He will be preaching on Psalm 96 and 1 Kings 18:20-21, 30-39. His sermon is titled, “If God be God…”

This Sunday’s Bulletin: Sunday, May 29, 2016

During our Summer Sundays we have one adult Sunday School class at 8:30 a.m in Phifer Library. “Feasting on the Word,” led by Michael O’Keefe, is a deeper exploration of the biblical texts of the day’s service. More about Sunday School, here

News & Announcements

Pick up a “Take Out Church” Box in FFH – With so many SCAPC families traveling during the summer and missing worship, we are introducing a new way to take your faith with you on vacation – the Take Out Church box! Pick up your box in FFH Sunday, May 29! Questions? Contact Michele Murphy, michele@scapc.org.

20/30s Survey – Attention SCAPC 20/30s: Please take a brief moment to fill out this short survey regarding the Young Adult Group at St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church. Click here to take the survey. Many thanks in advance!

SCAPC Staff Changes – Effective June 1, longtime staff Accountant Carol Pointer will retire. Emily Fleshman (who holds BBA and MBA degrees) will move into Carol’s role as Accountant keeping her same part-time (morning) schedule. Church member Bonnie Shoemaker will join the staff full-time as Don Frampton’s assistant & Funeral Coordinator. Bonnie will also lend administrative support to Community Ministry outreach efforts and volunteer coordination. Please join us in thanking Carol for ten years of dedicated service to SCAPC!

Summer Sunday Volunteers Needed! – June 5 – August 14 we will have one worship service at 9:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Volunteers are needed to run the nursery (9:15-10:45 am) and lead a group lesson in FFH during the service for children 3rd grade and younger. Please sign up to volunteer! This is a fun and easy way to get involved with the church. All curriculum and supplies will be gathered for you. We are looking for four volunteers each Sunday – two will lead the children’s lesson in FFH and two will be assigned to the nursery. Sign up on VolunteerSpot at http://vols.pt/YfxHHs or on the board in FFH. Questions? Contact Michele Murphy Michele@scapc.org.

Congregational Meeting June 12 – The session of SCAPC has called a congregational meeting for Sunday, June 12, immediately following the 9:30 a.m. (Summer Sundays) worship service, for the purpose of receiving and acting on the report from the Associate Pastor Nominating Committee which will place in nomination a candidate for Associate Pastor.

Carrollton Summer Camp Needs Donations! – It’s time for this year’s superhero themed camp at Lafayette Academy on Carrollton Ave. June 13-24, 9 am-3 pm. Click HERE to see our needed supply list and HERE for the camper registration form! Questions? Contact Sean Tate, sean@scapc.org.

2016 SCAPC Advent Devotional Writers and Artists Needed  – Plans are underway for this year’s edition of the beloved SCAPC Advent Devotional Booklet. If you’d like to write a brief devotional, please contact Emily Fleshman, emily@scapc.org. If you are interested in creating & submitting original art for the booklet, please contact Caitlin Rowland, caitlin@scapc.org. Completed devotionals are not due until September 6. 

Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir – On Sunday, June 12, the Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir from Denver, Colorado will be performing during the Sunday 9:30 a.m. service in addition to a 3:00 p.m. concert at SCAPC as a part of their Thin Air Ensemble Southern US Tour. Free and open to the public.


5/30 | Memorial Day – Church Office Closed
6/2-5 | Jr. High Beach Trip
6/5 | Start of Summer Sundays – 9:30 a.m. Worship
6/5 | Snowball Sunday
6/6-10 | Vacation Bible School
6/12 | Congregational Meeting
6/12 | Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir Concert
6/12-18 | High School San Francisco Mission Trip
6/13-17 | Camp RHINO Week 1
6/13-24 | Carrollton Summer Camp
6/20-24 | Camp RHINO Week 2
6/28-7/1 | Camp RHINO Week 3
7/4 | Fourth of July – Church Office Closed
7/23-30 | Montreat Youth Conference
7/25-30 | Camp RHINO Week 4

Small Groups:

CBD Study Group
Wednesdays | 7-8 a.m. | Between the Bread (625 St. Charles)
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 (resumes in Fall)
Wednesdays | 5 p.m. | Bloomfield Room
Contact: Don Frampton, don@scapc.org.

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 Bible Studies (resumes in Fall)
Meets once a month | Monday (11:45 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Lambeth) | Tuesday (5:45 p.m)
Contact: Betty Hope, PW Moderator, hopehome@aol.com

MOMs (0-K) & MOM-SY (1-12 grade) Groups (resumes in Fall)
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
Contact: Elizabeth Artigues, artigues@cox.net

Junior High Girls Small Group 
Monthly | 6:30-8 pm | location varies
Contact: Caitlin Vanderwolf, youth@scapc.org