News from Presbyterian Women

Women, these are opportunities during August 2017 for growth and service, and a time to have fellowship with other women in the church. Please mark your calendars for the following experiences. PW will meet on Tuesday, September 5 at 10:00am in the Café. All women are cordially invited to attend...

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Operations Committee

Head’s up to the congregation – Summer “Maintenance and Upkeep” projects are happening in August! Annual power washing of all exterior buildings and sidewalks, Thursday and Friday, August 3 & 4, 8am to 5pm daily. Annual strip and wax of all first floor linoleum. Saturday, August 5, 8am to 12...

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Music Department

Notes” From the Music Director, Yvonne Jaggard Choir members mark your calendars: Wednesday night rehearsals resume … August 30: Chancel Choir Sept. 13: Hand Bell Choir To the following who provided Special Music for July – Thank You! July 02: Penny Neff, Soloist – “Faith, Family, Friends and Freedom” July...

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Worship Committee

First Presbyterian Church’s Fellowship Hall was a great place to gather on Sundays in July! We enjoyed a “packed house” for the July 2nd Patriotic Service with the music and singing amplified throughout the Hall! Our Sunday assemblage has been very well attended this month as we listened and absorbed...

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OutREACH Committee

REACHING OUT By Jo Smith: Reaching Out to Visitors The colorful “Hi Neighbor” cards were mailed to 3 Rockport subdivisions in July: Rockport Country Club, Whistler’s Cove and Country Club Square. Many visitors, both local and out of town, continue to join us during our summer services. Reaching Out to...

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InReach Committee News – August 2017

By the time you read this, we will have hosted our third In-reach Committee Ice Cream social, which again provided us with Fun, Fellowship and delicious floats, sundaes and Ice cream & cookies. When we had our fill of goodies, we played card games, or other easier games, or just...

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PRAYER CONCERNS AND CELEBRATIONS Through 08/17/17

Complete list of  PRAYER CONCERNS AND CELEBRATIONS  Through 08/17/17 Please include these individuals in your Prayers of Intercession AND notify the church office of any needed changes.   Members At Home: Al Chalkley (heart,) Daniel Garcia (Multiple Myeloma cancer,) Ray Ingersoll (COPD,) Charlie Schuler; Ed Fegley (Manfield, TX,) Penney Clarke...

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Vacation Bible School 2017

What a GREAT week for all of the children and staff of VBS! Our kids learned that God made you, God is for you, God is always with you, God will always love you and God made you for a reason. We had 83 kids attend this year! First Presbyterian...

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VBS 2017 – Snack Crew

Thank you so very much for all the delicious cookies donated to feed those hungry VBS kiddos; they were a big HIT. Thank you also very much for the monetary donations! My job was made easier with the help provided by Lois Atwood, Ann Knox Smith and Karen Peterson for...

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Adult Sunday School with Scott & Mary Hime

We are on summer break but will resume September 10th (the Sunday after Labor Day) at 9 a.m. Scott and Mary Hime will lead a 10-week class studying Anxious for Nothing: God’s Cure for the Cares of Your Soul by John Macarthur. The introduction states, “As we realign our thinking...

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