WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, April 5, 2015


This Sunday is Easter Sunday. Don Frampton is preaching on Isaiah 25:6-9 and John 20:1-18. His sermon is titled, “Eyes Wide Open.”

This Sunday’s Bulletin: Easter Sunday – April 5, 2015

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

News & Announcements


Vacation Bible School Registration - Join us for this year’s VBS, June 1-5, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Registration is open for children 3 years old (by June 1, 2015) through current 4th graders. Current 5th grade students and older may sign up as youth volunteers. The cost is $30/camper and $10/youth volunteer. This is a volunteer run program and all parents are encouraged to participate! Register here. Questions? Contact Michele Murphy, michele@scapc.org. 

RHINO/Camp RHINO Ministry Director Position Open - For more info on the RHINO program, visit www.rhinonola.org. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to info@scapc.org. 

Camp RHINO is Hiring! - Camp RHINO is hiring staff for its Summer 2015 sessions. If you or someone you know would like to apply for this eight-week, fun-filled commitment, please email rhino@scapc.org for an application.

20/30s PINTS - Join us for PINTS (Presbyterians Imbibing in Necessary Theological Study) on Tuesday, April 7, home of Matthew & Christina Carlisle, 1838 Robert St. Bring your favorite beverage and join us for theological discusion and fellowship! Questions? Contact Genny Hagler, genny@scapc.org, or join the FB Group: www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030/.

Local Author, Laura Lane McNeal at WNO on April 8 - Laura Lane McNeal will discuss her acclaimed novel Dollbaby – a big-hearted coming-of-age debut set in civil rights-era New Orleans—a novel of Southern eccentricity and secrets that is a top ten finalist for Best Historical Novel, Goodreads Choice Awards, and a LibraryReads and Okra Pick. Wednesday, April 8, FFH. Make your reservation today at www.scapc.org/wno. The Membership Committee is also inviting all new SCAPC members to be their guest for this WNO evening! If you are a new member planning to attend, please e-mail Judith Luchsinger, mijulip@bellsouth.net to RSVP.

SCAPC’s Wine Tasting Club Meeting - The Congregational Life Committee is sponsoring its second wine tasting event at the home of Lisa and Ken Eldredge, 1240 Sixth Street, on Thursday, April 9th from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The cost is $10.00 per person. To reserve a space, e-mail Geoff Snodgrass at gpsnodgrass@gmail.com.

Upcoming PW Book Club Meetings - April 9Her: A Novel by Harriet Lane. May 7A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. June 4The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. July 2All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. August 6Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in its Darkest, Finest Hour by Lynne Olson. Meets at 7 p.m. in the Land Building for lively discussion and refreshments! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Artigues, artigues@cox.net.

Join PW for Lunch & Presentation on Global Exchange to the Caribbean - PW Global Exchange participant Colleen Cates will offer a lunch presentation at SCAPC on Thursday, April 16 at noon in FFH. Attendees will gain insight into her visions of HOPE in traveling to Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Guyana and Jamaica, reporting on the plight of women who are trafficked and abused. While the story is compelling, we can help. To register contact Ann Van Horn (488-6050 or hvanhorn3@gmail.com).

Program of Hope Homeless Ministry Fundraiser - Come out for square dancing and dinner catered by our own favorite cook Jim Hobden on Saturday, April 18, at First Presbyterian Church (corner of South Claiborne & Jefferson Avenue) from 6 to 10 p.m. The fundraiser will support the Program of Hope, a homeless ministry of seven local Presbyterian churches including SCAPC. Meet fellow Presbyterians and enjoy an evening of good food and fun. Tickets are $15 and available from Emily Fleshman (emily@scapc.org or 897-0101 ext. 112) in the church office.

Selley Preaching Series with Rev. Dr. Joanna Adams - Twenty years ago, the late Paul and Elizabeth Selley established the Selley Preaching Series through a generous gift to the church. Since then, the congregation of SCAPC has been treated to some of America’s finest preachers. This year is no exception as we are thrilled to welcome the Rev. Dr. Joanna Adams as the 2015 Selley Preacher. Joanna has served as Senior Pastor at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago, and Morningside Presbyterian Church in Atlanta. She will preach at both worship services on Sunday, April 19, and teach an adult Sunday School class in between. You will not want to miss her!

Senior Adults’ Tour of Historic Lafayette Cemetery & Commander’s Palace Lunch – Join the Senior Adults for an informative cemetery tour (led by John Geiser) and delicious lunch to follow right across the street at Commander’s Palace! Register with a check for $35 per person (payable to SCAPC) to Emily Fleshman in the church office. Thursday, April 30, Meet at Washington Ave. cemetery entrance at 10:15 a.m. In event of rain, meet at Commander’s at 11:30 a.m.

Higher Education Scholarship Opportunities Now Available:
Reddoch Educational Fund - This fund provides scholarships to rising Junior and Senior undergraduate college students who are members of St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church.
Turfitt Educational Fund - The Myron and Willie Mae Turfitt Education Fund provides scholarships to seminary students who are active at St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church.
Both applications may be obtained via Emily Fleshman (emily@scapc.org or 897-0101, ext. 112). Application deadline is May 1.