Pentecost Sunday, June 4th
The first Sunday of June is Pentecost, where we celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit to the church as told in the second chapter of the Acts of the Apostles, written by the author of the gospel of Luke. RED is the color of the day! The church will be decorated, and we encourage everyone to wear something red to worship. We will also celebrate Holy Communion and have a dramatic reading of the scriptures.
Our study of the Book of Acts continues through June 21st, Wednesday evenings at 7:30 in the Board Room. All are welcome, even if you have not been able to attend
Interfaith Iftar Dinner, Sunday, June 11th, 6:45-9:45 p.m, Masjidullah, 7401 Limekiln Pike
We are invited to join with friends from the Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities for a festive dinner and program celebrating the end of the day-fast of the sacred month of Ramadan. Hosted by the Center for Islamic -American Relations and Masjidullah, the Center for Human Excellence. Admission is three cans of food that will be given to homeless shelters and food banks (no pork, please). RSVP by June 2nd by speaking to Cheryl (who is going). You may also RSVP directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are collecting donations of nonperishable food items, i.e. granola bars, pretzels, fruit snacks, raisins, chips, crackers small water bottles, and non-food items like small tubes of toothpaste, tooth brushes, small soft packs of kleenex, chapstick, vaseline, lotion. (Please avoid chocolate and peanuts). Bring them and give to Delores Paulk any Sunday. The children will be decorating and filling the bags for the homeless on the first Sunday of each month.
Worship & Ice Cream Social, Sunday June 18th
Worship on June 18th will be the last day of Sunday School and Choir before the summer break. We will thank the teachers and choir for their service, and then enjoy an ice cream social during the coffee hour. The Rev. Rose Chan will be our guest preacher. Rose is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary and a member of Hudson River Presbytery, where she leads a ministry for caregivers. She also sings in the Summit choir, and we're delighted to welcome her to our pulpit! Cheryl Pyrch will be in Ohio with family for a memorial service (her Aunt’s) from June 16-19.
Church Clean Out Day, Saturday, June 10th
The church will be having a "clean out" day on Saturday, June 10th from 9am - 12pm. A dumpster will be stationed outside on Greene Street from Thursday, June 8th through Monday, June 12th. All are welcome to come and help. Come one, come all!
Social Justice and Environment/POWER Meeting, June 11th after worship
On June 11th the Social Justice and Environment Committee will meet after worship, and hear reports about the meetings and events sponsored by P.O.W.E.R. (Philadelphians Organized to Witness, Empower and Rebuild). Please join us if you would like to learn more about POWER or get involved in the social justice witness of
the church. We’ll grab our coffee in the Fellowship Hall and then move to the parlor.
Save The Date: Presbytery Celebrates 300 Years Festival Worship, Saturday, October 7th at 10:00 a.m.
In 2017 the Presbytery of Philadelphia is Celebrating 300 years of ministry, the oldest Presbytery in the country. On Saturday, October 7th, at 10:00 a.m., there will be a celebration service at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, 2800 West Cheltenham Ave. (none of our Presbyterian churches were big enough!). A mass celebration choir is being gathered by Dr. Donald Dumpson. If you would like to sing (all welcome, you do not need to be a member of the choir) please contact Clara Hong. There are three rehearsals in September.
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