WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, April 29, 2018

This Sunday, Sarah Chancellor-Watson will preach on 1 John 4:7-21 and John 15:1-8. Her sermon title is “Abiding Place.”

New SCAPC Tie & Scarf by NOLA Couture
Proceeds Benefit Rhino!

NOLA Couture has prepared exquisite new silk scarves and ties, revealing the symbols and images of St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church! All net proceeds benefit our rebuilding ministry RHINO (Rebuilding Hope in New Orleans). The ties and scarves cost $55/each or $100 for two. Purchase at this link. Our gratitude goes out to SCAPC members Cecile Tanguis and Libbie Reiss for their design and coordination of these beautiful pieces!




Usherfest 2018! Calling all ushers, past and present, and church staff: Usherfest 2018 is upon us. For the second year in a row, Usherfest falls on Cinco De Mayo. Holly and Geoff Snodgrass invite all past and present ushers, church staff, their friends and families to a Fiesta at their home, 1454 Joseph Street. Festivities will begin at 6:00 PM. Jazz Fest attire is encouraged, but not mandatory. Please RSVP to

Sunday School Class: Russian Novelists & Christianity – This class will focus on the works of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky. Tolstoy had great influence on Gandhi and Martin Luther King through non-violent protest movements which trace back to the Sermon on the Mount. Dostoevsky’s Brothers Karamazov story will be compared to the Grand Inquisitor and Christ. Sundays, April 8 – 29 | Land Building Riverside Led by Stewart Peck



4/25 | WNO: House of Games
4/29 | Gospel Music Sunday
5/1 – 5/8 | Mission Trip to Cuba
5/2 | WNO: Where in the World Is Mission?
5/5 | UsherFest
5/6 | Sunday School Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
5/9 | WNO: Broadway Night
5/13 | Mothers’ Day | PW Coordinating Team Installation
5/14 | PW Noon & Lambeth House Circles
5/17 | Senior Adults Speaker/Riverboat Cruise
5/17 | PW Book Club
5/20 | Pentecost Sunday
5/20 | YAF Lunch at The Backyard
5/21 | Session Meeting
6/1 | Summer Sundays begin


Small Groups:

For further details and other opportunities, please refer to the “Getting Involved at SCAPC” brochure. Hard copies are available in the Sanctuary.

CBD Study Group Wednesdays | 7 a.m. | 625 St. Charles Ave. | Contact: John Morton,

Men’s & Women’s Bible Studies Wednesdays | 5:00 p.m. | Bloomfield Rm. & Phifer Library | Contact Don Frampton, or Sarah Chancellor Watson,

Middle School Girls Small Group Contact Andy Fox, | (events TBA)

MOM-SY (mothers of children all ages) alternating Tuesdays | 9 a.m. | LB, Lakeside | Contact April Weiser,

Presbyterian Women’s Circles (monthly Bible Studies)
Monday Lunch | 2nd Monday |11:45 a.m. | LB, Riverside
Monday Lambeth House | 2nd Monday | 2:30 p.m. | Lambeth House
Tuesday Evening | 2nd Tuesday | 5:45 p.m. | LB, Lakeside
Contact for all: Hallie Boh,

Presbyterian Women’s Needleworks Group Thursdays | 10 a.m.-Noon | LB, Lakeside | Contact: Mary Ann Mott, 504-866-4424

Presbyterian Women’s Book Club Third Thursdays | 5 p.m. | LB, Lakeside | Contact: Elizabeth Artigues,

Senior High Small Group Alternating Wednesday evenings | 3 rd Floor Youth Room | Contact Andy Fox,

Spiritually Hungry Women Wednesdays | 12:30-1:45 p.m. | LB, Lakeside | Contact: Miriam Schulingkamp,

TMBS&PG (Thursday Morning Prayer & Bible Study Group) 7 a.m. | LB, Riverside | Contact: Henrietta Harris, 504-737-0871

YAF-PINTS (Young Adults & Families-Presbyterians Imbibing in Necessary Theological Study) Wednesdays | 6:45 p.m. | LB, Lakeside | Contact: Bria Rault,