WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, October 26

This Sunday, Don Frampton is preaching on Psalm 23 and John 10:1-10 for Scottish Heritage Sunday. His sermon is titled, “We Are What We Eat.”

This Sunday’s Bulletin: Sunday, October 26 – 10:30 a.m. Bulletin

Visit our Sunday School page to see what classes are being offered this Fall!

News & Announcements

20/30s Rock N’Bowl - Join us on Thursday, October 23rd at Rock ‘N’ Bowl (3000 S. Carrollton Ave.) from 6:30 – 9 PM. $10 gets you shoe and lane rental, drinks, food, and the cajun, zydeco, and swamp pop sounds of Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express. Questions? Contact Genny Hagler (genny@scapc.org). Join the 20/30s FB page to find out more! https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030/

Challenger Class Bake Sale this Sunday in FFH! - The Challenger Class is hosting a Bake Sale after the 10:30 a.m. service in Frampton Fellowship Hall with lots of delicious sweets for everyone! The proceeds will be used to purchase gifts for Operation Christmas Child, an organization that sends shoe boxes filled with small gifts to children throughout the world. If you would like to contribute new, small gifts for the program, we will be accepting them in the Fellowship Hall.

Operation Christmas Child - The Challenger Class (fourth and fifth grades) is collecting small gift items that will be packaged in shoe boxes and sent to children around the world. We will be collecting items TODAY through November 2. Please bring items to Sunday School class or drop them off in Michele Murphy’s office. Gift suggestions: Dolls, toy cars, stuffed animals, kazoos, harmonicas, yo-yos, jump ropes, school supplies, non-liquid hygiene items (toothbrushes, bar soap, combs, washcloths), t-shirts, socks, hats, sunglasses, hair clips, jewelry, watches, flashlights (with extra batteries). Do not include: used or damaged items, war-related items such as toy guns, knives, military figures, chocolate or food, liquids or lotions, medications or vitamins, breakable items.

Yes! We Need Four More Altos! We Need Four More Altos Today! - Alas, our Chancel Choir lost four of its prize altos to relocation this past summer and we’d love to replace them with fun-loving musical volunteers from our congregation! If you have choral experience and would like to participate in one of the most fun-loving and dedicated church choirs on the planet, please get in touch with Director of Music, Steven Blackmon, right away (steven@scapc.org, 897-0101 x 125). An informal and painless audition will get you right into the ranks just in time to get started on Christmas music!

20/30s PINTS – Tuesday, October 28th, Join us for a drink and some theological discussion at the home of Seth and Genny Hagler (5521 Camp Street). 7 p.m. Questions? Contact Genny Hagler (genny@scapc.org). Join the 20/30s FB page to find out more! https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030/

Front Porch Sitting - Join the 20/30s on Friday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on the Land Building Front Porch for sweet tea, snacks, fellowship, and relaxing after a long work week! Questions? Contact Genny Hagler (genny@scapc.org). Join the 20/30s FB page to find out more! https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030/

PW Fall Family Picnic – All are welcome to join the fun immediately following the 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, November 2 for the Presbyterian Women’s Fall Family Picnic! The location is a short walk from the church at the home of Robert Merrick & Sheryl Duplantis (1530 Calhoun Street – corner, Calhoun & Benjamin Streets). Hamburgers and hot dogs will be grilled with all the fixins! The Saints don’t play that day, so be sure to join in the fun and fellowship! If you would like to sign up to donate food items, sign up online at: http://www.PerfectPotluck.com/meals.php?t=UWHB4597.

SCAPC’s 2014 Lupberger Lecture Series with the Rev. Dr. William Willimon – Dr. Willimon is the Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry at Duke Divinity School. He is one of America’s best known and most influential preachers, one of the two most frequently read writers by pastors in mainline Protestantism (along with Henri Nouwen), and his books have sold over a million copies. Dr. Willimon is a minister in the United Methodist Church and is the former Bishop of the North Alabama Conference. The series will take place on Saturday, November 1 and Sunday, November 2. Saturday’s seminar (9am – Noon at SCAPC), is entitled “Jesus for Today: Working for and With the Most Interesting Person in the World.” Cost is $15.00, which includes a copy of Willimon’s book, “Why Jesus?” ($5.00 without book). Registration is at the door. On Sunday, he will preach at both 8:30 and 10:30 am worship services, and teach an adult Sunday School class at 9:30 a.m. The public is invited to all events. For further information, contact Emily Fleshman, 504-897-0101, ext. 112.

Commissioning Service at Faith Presbyterian Church - Faith PC (Harvey) invites us to join in a service of worship to commission the Rev. Jean Marie Peacock to the specialized ministry of Evangelist and Executive Director of Westbank Community Ministries. Sunday, Nov. 2 | 3 p.m. | Faith PC, 2525 Apollo Ave., Harvey

PW Book Club Fall Books - November 6 - And The Mountains Echoed: A Novel by Khaled Hosseini, December 4Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand, and January 8David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcom Gladwell. Meets at 7 p.m. in the Land Building for lively discussion and refreshments! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Artigues, artigues@cox.net.

Presbyterian Women’s November Bible Meetings – This year’s study is titled, Reconciling Paul, A Contemporary Study of 2 Corinthians.
The Monday group will meet at 11:45 on Nov. 10 for lunch in Frampton Fellowship Hall.
The Lambeth House group will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 10.
The Tuesday evening group will meet at 5:45 p.m. on Nov. 11 at the home of Frances McCall.
Each group covers the same lesson, so choose the one that best fits your schedule! Questions? Contact Moderator, Betty Hope (hopehome@aol.com or 862-5772).

Scotland 2015! - SCAPC will return to the land of John Knox, Robert Burns, and Sir Walter Scott: July 28 – August 8, 2015. Join Don Frampton for this educational and entertaining tour! Anyone interested in the trip should go to: www.aitsatl.com to register. Click “Login”. The Group ID is “stcharles2015”, and the password is “travel”. There they will find everything you need to know about the trip, including how to register, the deposit amount, how long it’s refundable, etc.