Souper Bowl of Caring 2015 – The Challenger Class (fourth and fifth grade) is teaming up again with Souper Bowl of Caring to help tackle hunger in our city. Bring non-perishable food items with you this Sunday, February 1 to donate. Place them in the bins in Frampton Fellowship Hall or give them to the students from the Challenger Class, stationed after the services collecting cash and food donations. All proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank. Questions? Contact Michele Murphy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
20/30s Super Bowl XLIX Party - Join us this Sunday, February 1 at 5:30 PM, as we gather at the Land Building for a Super Bowl Potluck Party. We may not be as excited about the teams playing the game, so let’s get excited about the food and fellowship. Bring a dish, bring a friend, or just bring yourself to watch the game (and the commercials)! Questions? Contact Genny Hagler, email@example.com.
Caregiver Support Group Monthly Meeting - In our community, many people are caring for aging parents, a beloved spouse or another family member. This is an incredibly tough job, even on the best days. This monthly group provides encouragement, support, and a safe place to hear others and be heard. Meets the 1st Monday of each month. Questions? Barry Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Monday, February 2 | noon | Parlor.
Christian Book Discussion (CBD) Study Group - Please join the Christian Book Discussion (CBD) group each Wednesday morning from 7am – 8am. We meet in the CBD at Between the Bread Restaurant (625 St. Charles Avenue). We are currently reading Resident Aliens by Stanley Hauerwas and William H. Willimon. The only requirement is a tenacious appetite for reading, the desire for lively discussion, and a thirst for new ideas. The coffee is good too! Questions? Contact John Morton, Jr., 504-451-3567.
Book Donations Needed for the Johnson Community Garden’s Free Library - The James Weldon Johnson Community Garden is looking for book donations for their Free Library. If you have any books (specifically for kids and youth) that you would like to donate, contact Vincent Grossi at email@example.com or +1 (520) 784-1705.
PW Book Club Fall Books -February 5 – Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan, March 5 – Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans by Dan Baum. Meets at 7 p.m. in the Land Building for lively discussion and refreshments! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Artigues, firstname.lastname@example.org. Meets at 7 p.m. in the Land Building for lively discussion and refreshments! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Artigues, email@example.com.
Presbyterian Women’s February Bible Study Meetings – This year’s study is titled, Reconciling Paul, A Contemporary Study of 2 Corinthians. Paul, like us, wrestled with and questioned his faith as he tried to live as authentically as possible in a world that was also in the midst of significant change. All women are invited to join any of the three PW Bible study groups (meeting once per month):
• The Tuesday evening group will meet at 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 10 in the Land Building.
• The Monday group will meet at 11:45 on Feb. 9 for lunch in Frampton Fellowship Hall
• The Lambeth House group will meet at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9 in the LH Chapel.
Each group covers the same lesson, so choose the one that best fits your schedule! Study books are $8 and PW calendar directories $7 (payable to PW). Both will be available for purchase at the meetings. Questions? Contact Moderator, Betty Hope (firstname.lastname@example.org or 862-5772).
20/30s PINTS - Join us for PINTS (Presbyterians Imbibing in Necessary Theological Study) on Tuesday, February 10 at 7 PM. Bring your favorite beverage and join us for theological discusion and fellowship! Questions? Contact Genny Hagler or join the FB Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030/.
Scotland 2015! - There are still a few spaces open for SCAPC’s trip to Scotland this summer, July 28 – August 8. Led by Don Frampton, the tour includes:
•Glasgow, its fabulous museums, and a day trip to historic Stirling Castle
•Iona, the legendary Hebrides island, the home of western Christianity
•Loch Ness cruise, where we will surely see the monster(!)
•Culloden, the famous battleground and last stand for the forces of Bonnie Prince Charlie
•St. Andrews, its castle and university, and also the birthplace of golf (surprise, surprise!)
•And Edinburgh, one of Europe’s most fascinating cities, its ancient Castle, the Holyrood Palace, and the home of John Knox. While there we will take in the world famous Royal Military Tattoo, Scotland’s annual festival of bagpipe bands from all over the world. If you are interested, email Don ASAP for more details (email@example.com) or go to the website of Academy International Travel Services (aitsatl.com), group id: “stcharles2015; password: “travel.”
Wednesday Night Out
Meatballs and Spaghetti, Fresh Broccoli, Caesar Salad, and Banana Pudding.