WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, February 18, 2018

This Sunday is the First Sunday in Lent. Sarah Chancellor-Watson will preach on Psalm 25:1-10 and Genesis 9:8-17. Her sermon title is “All Flesh.”
Bulletin: Sunday, February 18, 2018




The purpose of the Annual Congregational Meeting, immediately following 10:30 worship this Sunday, is to elect the Congregational Nominating Committee, review changes of the terms in pastors’ calls, and distribute the Annual Report.

Parents of Youth: Please note that there will be a brief informational meeting tonight from 5:00-5:15 p.m. in the Chapel. We will cover summer trip information, an introduction of Bria Rault, and big news about the future.

Lenten Devotional Books, entitled “Singing for Lent & Easter,” are available at the entrances to the Sanctuary and Chapel.

Have You Dreamed of Being an Elder? The Nominating Committee is seeking names for elders, class of 2021. If you or someone you know would like to be considered, please contact Trudi Stafford, Chair (504-460-8303 or or Bonnie Shoemaker (504-897-0101 x112 or

The 2018 SCAPC Men’s Retreat will be held at church members’ homes in Pass Christian and Henderson Point, MS, March 2nd-3rd. Fred Lyon will lead a discussion on “The Reformation 500 Years Later”. Our plan is to offer a golf outing Friday morning at a course in the Pass. The cost per person will be $100. Golf will be additional. To reserve a space contact Bonnie Shoemaker (897 0101 x112) or John Morton, Jr. (834 3631).

New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a Unity Build Reunion on Saturday, February 24th from 8am-4pm. Lunch will be provided. If you would like to join the build or help with hospitality, please contact Avery Strada at

For more information on a Rebuilding Hope mission trip to Tampa, FL, April 16th-22nd, contact Tim Shipkin at


2/15 | PW Book Club
2/18 | Annual Congregational Meeting
2/19 | PW Noon & Lambeth House Circles
2/20 | PW Evening Circle
2/21 | WNO: Trivia Night
2/21 | High School Small Group
2/24 | Unity Build Reunion
2/26 | Session
2/28 | WNO: Ministry and Mission in Antarctica
3/2-3 | Men’s Retreat
3/7 | Middle School Girls Small Group
3/7 | WNO: Urban Roots: Gardening Tips & Fun
3/12 | PW Noon & Lambeth House Circles
3/13 | PW Evening Circle
3/14 | WNO: Shamrocks & St. Patrick’s Celebration
3/18 | YAF Oyster Roast & Crawfish Boil
3/21 | WNO: Easter Egg-Stravaganza
3/25 | Palm Sunday: Choir & Orchestra at 10:30 service
3/25 | PW Easter Egg Hunt
3/26 | Session
3/28 | WNO: RHINO Block Party & Lego Build
3/29 | Maundy Thursday Service
3/30 | Good Friday Service
4/1 | Easter Sunday


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,