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Looking Toward this Sunday April 29, 2018


Join us for Youth Sunday! DCPC youth will lead the 9:45 and 11:00 
worship services in the sanctuary.

Scott Kenefake will preach at the 8:30 worship service in Lingle Chapel. The Geneva choir with Genny Bosak, soprano, will sing Day By Day.

Important Worship Service Information
9:45 Service-Due to seating constraints in the Chapel, we'll be having the 9:45 worship services in the Sanctuary on the following Sundays: April 29, May 6, May 13, and May 27.
Mother's Day Cards
Mothers Day cards  will be available on April 29 and May 8 for all three services. Designed by DCPC member Betsy Hazelton to say "Thinking of you" many occasions. Donations for the cards will go to Healthy Women Healthy families a mission of PCUSA.
Campus Ministry
DAVIDSON COLLEGE COOKIE STUDY BREAK-Please deliver home-baked cookies to the parlor on Monday, May 14 by 9:00 p.m. Please indicate if the cookies contain nuts.

HOST FAMILIES NEEDED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS- Davidson College pairs local families with international students in order to welcome students and to help them connect to the community and to American culture. If you are interested, please contact
Carol Sandke  by May 1.
Dinner with Friends
The entire congregation as well as all visitors in worship on Sunday, May 6 are invited to have lunch together on the Davidson College Campus in the Vail Commons Dining Hall. Please join us outside in front of the Sanctuary after the 11:00 a.m. Worship Service. Davidson College student, John Crawford, will be holding a "Dinner with Friends" sign, and one of our pastors will give a blessing before we all walk over to the dining hall! ALL ARE WELCOME!  
Social Justice Meeting
Our next meeting is Monday evening, May 7th at 7 pm in room 201.  We'll welcome guest speakers, Pam and Willie Jones, who serve on the Social Justice Committee of "Unity in Community" a local group that was formed in response to the tragic events last summer in Charlottesville, Virginia.   
Unity in Community Speaker's Series
Unity in Community Speaker's Series  presents Judicial & Prison Reform Needed to Bridge the Racial Divide. The first speaker will be District Attorney, Spencer Merriweather Saturday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. in the gymnasium at Ada Jenkins Center.    
Mission Opportunities
LOAVES AND FISHES Bring your canned goods or other non-perishable food items and place them in the grocery carts or baskets for Loaves and Fishes. Deliveries are made each Monday morning. 
 
DCPC SPRING HABITAT BUILD  has begun! Please join us at 9814 Psalms St, Cornelius and on May 5, and May 19. CLICK HERE to register to work. We are well on our way to meeting our fundraising goal of $25,000. Please help us meet the goal by giving online or submitting a check with "Habitat Home" in the memo line. Contact John Bosak at johnbosak@yahoo.com or Kline Pepper at kgpii31@gmail.com.
Vacation Bible School

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL  is "Hero Central" June 25-28. Join us as we hear stories of Biblical heroes and aspire to "Do good! Seek peace and go after it! Register today CLICK HERE, ages 4 through completing 5th Grade. Space is limited and scholarships are available. Contact Co-Directors Elizabeth Martin or Megan May to volunteer (megansmay@yahoo.com). We need help with decorating, Monday morning sign in, photography, nursery, small group leadership, missions, snacks, and recreation.
Adult Faith Formation
 
Covenant Class (Congregation House) CHANGE OF TIME FOR APRIL 29.  Dr. Barbara Thiede, our enormously popular Rabbi, will teach a three week class on "AntiSemitism" April 29, May 6, and May 13. Because of an unforeseen conflict, she will start the April 29 class at 9:00. The other classes will be at the regular time.

Maloney (9:45 a.m. Parlor) and The Pines (9:45 a.m. Marshall Room) Blessings, God, Glory, Honor, Forever, Revelation 5:6-14.

Jubilee (9:45 a.m. 201) will examine the text Slow Kingdom Coming: Practices for Doing Justice, Loving Mercy, and Walking Humbly in the World. It deals with practical application and participation in social 
justice issues.

Connections (9:45 a.m. Jetton Hall) will have a reflection on learnings from "Parenting Without Guilt."
 
The Friday Morning Men's Group is moving back to Friday mornings. We meet from 7-8 a.m. in the Parlor at DCPC. We are beginning a study of the book Mending the Divides: Creative Love in a Conflicted World by Jon Huckins and Jer Swigart. This book was a part of the study material for the Border Immersion Team that recently visited the San Diego/Tijuana Border. Join us each week for discussion, fellowship, and prayer each Friday morning.
 
   
Children's Faith Formation
Sunday School 9:45-10:45 am
Preschool (age 3-5) -Room 118
Kindergarten/1 st Grade-Room 206
2 nd Grade/3 rd Grade-Room 207
4 th Grade/5 th Grade- Room 208
Wednesday Kids Club 4-5 pm-Rooms 207, 208
3 rd Grade Bible Class : Four Sundays beginning today, April 22
 
Prayers and Concerns
Deaths:
Pam Stephenson died April 27. Her memorial service will be April 28 at 11:00 in Lingle Chapel.

Penny Gregory died April 19. 
Financial Update and Attendance

Davidson College Presbyterian Church
PO Box 337
Davidson, NC  28036
704-892-5641
www.dcpc.org