January 2014 Presbytidings

Editor note: This is not a full-length issue.

Presbytidings – January 2014

The Newsletter of First Presbyterian Church

216 West Third Street, Wayne, Nebraska68787

(402) 375-2669 + www.fpcwayne.org

Our chief end is to glorify and enjoy God forever.”

 

SESSION

The session will meet at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, January 27, 2014, including the new class of ruling elders. Welcome to Jim Curtiss, who will be ordained as a ruling elder on January 19! And many thanks to Kent Pulfer, who will be leaving the session after two terms.

COMMUNION

We will celebrate the Lord’s Supper on Sunday, February 2.

YOUTH GROUPS

High School Youth: 1/8 and 1/22

Jr. High Youth: 1/15 and 1/29

Please note that, since there are five Wednesdays, we are “off” a week. Bring a friend!

 

ANNUAL MEETING

Our annual congregational meeting will be after worship on Sunday, January 26. If you are responsible for a particular ministry (e.g., music, nominating, church school, property), please submit a brief report to the church office (fpcwayne@gmail.com) by Monday, 1/20, at noon.

 

BROWN BAG BIBLE STUDY

Pastor Ray’s Bible study through First Corinthians will continue on Tuesday, 1/21, at noon in the WSC student center (room TBA). If you are interested or have questions, visit with Pastor Ray.

 

WAYNE FOOD PANTRY

We had another busy year at the Food Pantry. We are so thankful for the many donations that were made. We had 138 visits to the Food Pantry in 2013, and distributed over 1500 backpacks to the Wayne Community Schools.

SERMONS ON THE WEB

Pastor Ray’s sermons can be heard on our Web site: www.fpcwayne.org/media.

 

MANY THANKS!

I would like to thank you all for the Chamber Bucks I received at Christmastime.  It is my pleasure to work with such a wonderful congregation! – Jenny

 

WAYNE COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

The next community blood drive will be held on Thursday, 1/23 from 9:00am to 3:00pm at the Wayne Fire Department.  Appointments may be made by calling 800-287-4903 or visiting www.lifeservebloodcenter.org

 

TRI-COUNTY RIGHT TO LIFE BREAKFAST

…will be held Saturday, February 8th at 9:30am at Tacos & More.  Please contact Deb Dickey debdickey@msn.com or Bonnie Hoffman bhoffman70@centurylink.net for details.

 

PLEASE PRAY FOR:

  • Our unchurched neighbors
  • All who are battling cancer
  • All who live in care centers
  • CrossPoint Campus Ministry and our college students
  • Peace in the Middle East
  • Persecuted Christians in Egypt, Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, and North Korea

 

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GREETERS

JANUARY 2014                                                                                               

5th–The Heese Family                                                                                     

12th-The Urbanec Family                                                                                 

19th–The Worner Family                                                                                

26th –The McLaughlins & The Marras                                                          

FEBRUARY 2014

 2nd–The Beesons & The Fuelberths

9th-The Griesses & The Hammers

 16th–The Liskas & The Marras

 23rd- The McCorkindales

LECTORS

JANUARY 2014                                                                                   

5th–Kevin Peterson                                                                            

12th–Greg Worner                                                                               

15th–Jack Beeson                                                                                

19th–Jodi Pulfer                                                                                  

26th–Tiffany Heese  

FEBRUARY 2014 

 2nd–Solomon Peitz   

9th-Zach Urbanec  

 16th-Layne Heese   

 23rd–Madison Stenka

 

ACOLYTES

 JANUARY 2014                                                                                  

5th–Braydn McCorkindale                                                                 

12th–Jon Worner                                                                                

19th–Emily Worner                                                                            

26th–Maria Ras    

 FEBRUARY 2014                                                                                

2nd–Emily Armstrong

 9th–Madison Beair  

 16th-Shea Sweetland  

23rd–Gabriel Peitz                                

                                   

January 2014 – First Presbyterian Church

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Each Sunday Morning:

  • Handbell Choir 8:45
  • Church School 9:00
  • Confirmation Class 9:00
  • Worship 10:00
  • Fellowship 11:00

 

 

1

 

New Year’s Day!

 

No Youth Groups

2

3

4

5

6

Epiphany

 

6pm Scout Den Meeting

7

8

 

6pm PW Potluck & Meeting

7:30 HS Youth

9

10

 

2pm Wayne Women’s Club

11

12

13

 

6pm Scout Pack Meeting

14

15

 

7:30 Jr. High Youth

16

17

18

19

20

 

6pm Scout Den Meeting

21

22

 

7:30 HS Youth

23

24

25

26

 

Annual Congregational Meeting

27

 

7pm Session Meeting

28

29

 

7:30 Jr. High Youth

30

31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

(Would you like to see your birthday listed here? 

Just contact the church office 402-375-2669 or fpcwayne@gmail.com)

2      Larry Heese

5     Terry Beair

9      Jennifer Hammer

10     Emily Armstrong

11     Joyce Voyles

15     Haley McElwain

20     Kent Pulfer

24     Claudia Racely

27     Jim Paige

31     Elaine Francis, Shannon Peterson

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