Announcements for Week of January 11

2015 TITHE ENVELOPES

are in the hallway by the photo gallery. Please discard any unused envelopes from 2014 as the numbers change. If you have not used envelopes before but want to, indicate “tithe envelopes” on the back of your attendance card, call the office or email SusieW@wspc.org. We will happily provide them to anyone who requests them, church member or not!

YOUTH FUNDRAISER DINNER – February 14

Save the date. Join us for a wonderful evening of dinner and a production of Children of Eden performed by students from The First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell, NewJersey. Tickets sales ($25) start January 18. Proceeds benefit our youth’s July trip to the Momentum Youth Conference!

GARAGE SALE COLLECTION BEINGS JANUARY 25

Ditch that old blender – you finally got that food processor for Christmas! The WSPC Garage Sale collection begins January 25.  Curb Side Drop Off from 4-6pm on the following Sundays: January 25, February 8, 15, 22 and March 1 (no curbside drop off on February 1).  Please, no furniture-size
donations until March 4.

WORLD’S LARGEST MISSIONS CONFERENCE

Join the WSPC group who go every year to the world’s largest missions conference, Friday-Sunday, 1/30-2/1. Speakers and seminars are always outstanding. The cost is free and hotels are reasonable but reservations need to be made ASAP.  Check out the website at www.MissionsFestVancouver.ca.  Talk to Ron Rice or Larry Kutz for more details.

CIRCLE MEETINGS

Circle Lydia invites all women to join us for a time of fellowship, discussion and prayer on Wednesday morning, January 14, from 9:30 to 11:30 in the home of Ruth Leonard (4411 54th Ave SW).  Our special guest is Carreen Smith.  More info? Contact Ruth.

Circle Mary meets at 10am Wednesday, January 14, at the church. All women are invited to come for fellowship and study. Contact: Amy Stoelinga.

WEDDED RING

next dinner meeting is Saturday, January 17 at 6:00pm in Howell Auditorium.  Contact Sid and Sally Porter or Bill and Chris Horner.

THURSDAY MORNING WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

will begin on February 5 at 9:30am. Join us as we search, study and share God’s word in Thessalonians.  For study materials contact Karen Schroedel or Lilliana Ryckman.

FOCUS ON THE FAMILY

The January issue of Focus is available at the Information Center located under the youth bulletin board in the hallway.

READ THROUGH THE BIBLE

Genesis 37-50; Job 1-10

SERVICE NOTES FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 11

There will be a time for individual prayer for Health and Wholeness with a pastor, nurse or elder following both worship services today.

Flowers today celebrate our joining West Side Presbyterian Church!  Sandra Hiramatsu and Mike Morishima

Assisting In Worship
8:15am – Craig McMinn is a manager with Boeing and is presently serving as a deacon.
11:00am – Dave Pimblett is an Aerospace manufacturing consultant for Dassault Systems.  He leads the young adults group and is an elder.

Next Week: Luke Crook will be preaching on 2 Peter 2:1-10a, focusing on the prediction of false teachers and the certainty of their judgment.

SPECIAL 9:40AM HOUR PRESENTATIONS IN JANUARY

West Side Presbyterian A PC(USA) church in the Fellowship of Presbyterians

Why are these relationships important and what it will mean for us as we move ahead as a church?

As an evangelical congregation located in West Seattle, we strive to stay focused on our mission: making disciples of Jesus Christ. We seek to love our city and to be servants and missionaries right here in our community. We are also part of a denomination (the PC(USA)) and members of an evangelical movement of churches (the Fellowship of Presbyterians (FOP)). PC(USA) helps us drive mission locally through a network of Presbyterian churches; the FOP provides focus and accountability to our growth.

This January we are taking three Sundays to engage in open discussions about what it means to be a part of both organizations and how our engagement helps West Side pursue our mission.

January 4 –Scott Lumsden, the Executive Presbyter of the Seattle Presbytery, shared his vision for the Seattle Presbytery and its relationship with West Side.  Class MP3

Today  – Luke Crook, our Associate Pastor, will share insights on what West Side’s participation in the Fellowship of Presbyterians will mean for us this coming year and years to come.

January 18 – Scott Mann, an Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Bellevue and current Moderator of the Seattle Presbytery, will be with us. He has been the most significant leader and voice in the Seattle Presbytery for the Fellowship of Presbyterians and for the cause of evangelicals in our denomination. He will share his vision for the evangelical movement within the PC(USA) and what the implications for that could be for churches like West Side.

Don’t miss this series!  Audio of the classes is available on our website, www.wspc.org. Click “continue reading” under the January Sunday School series and then select the date of the class you want to hear.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

Churchtime, January 18
3 Yrs – Kindergarten: Ron & Amy Matthews
1st-5th Grade: Wayne Bolling & Terri Crook

Joyful Sound Choir rehearses next on Sunday, January 18.
YOUTH NEWS

Sun. (11) –Sunday School, 9:40am – Middle school meets in Lewis Hall and high school in Rap Hall.  Great teaching and yummy snacks!
Sun. (11) – High School HUDDLE, 5-7pm – Huddle up for a fun evening of dinner, activities and study!
Tues. (13) – Confirmation Class, 4-5pm
Wed. (14) – Boys Group – 6:30-7:30pm – Open to both MS and HS boys! Meet with William and Barrett in Rap Hall.
Fri.-Sat. (16-17) – HS Lock In, 7pm Friday-9:30am Saturday.  Bring overnight stuff, $5 and a snack to share.

WEEKLY CALENDAR

Sun. (11)
8:15am Worship Service
9:30am Health & Wholeness Prayer Time
9:30am Coffee & Fellowship Time
9:40am Sunday School Classes
9:40am Special Presentation – Luke Crook
10:40am Coffee & Fellowship Time
10:40am Blood Pressure Clinic
11:00am Worship Service
12:30am Health & Wholeness Prayer Time
12:30pm Coffee & Fellowship Time
5:00pm High School HUDDLE
7:00pm Young Adults @ Pimblett’s

Mon. (12)
Church Closed

Tues. (13)
6:30am Men’s Koinonia Prayer & Breakfast
10:30am West Seattle Baptist Bible Study
4:00pm Skate Church
4:00pm Confirmation Class #8
7:00pm Cub Scouts
7:15pm Session Meeting
7:30pm Scouts
7:30pm Scout Parents Meeting

Wed. (14)
9:30am Moms in Prayer
6:30pm Boys Group – MS and HS
7:00pm Bible Study and Prayer
7:30pm Loving Our City Meeting

Thurs. (15)
2:00pm Cooking for Tent City
7:15pm Choir Rehearsal

Fri. (16)
10:00am Prayer Walk
7:00pm High School Lock-In

Sat. (17)
7:30am Oasis Men’s Group
Nominating Committee
9:30am High School Lock-In Over
6:00pm Wedded Ring

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