Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Worship with us
8:30 AM and 11:00 AM
October 6, 2019

2 Timothy 2:1-14

For the Sake of the Promise
Chris Joiner

Holy God, We Praise Your Name
If Thou but Trust in God to Guide Thee
O Master, Let Me Walk with Thee

Keep Me Faithfully In Thy Paths
G.F. Handel
Spaghetti Casserole
Tossed Salad
French Bread
Assorted Desserts

Cost is $5.00 adult, $3.00 children, and $15.00 family maximum. Remember, if you are celebrating a birthday during this week, your meal is free.
Wednesday Night Live (WNL) is a multigenerational program of several ministries of our church . We invite you to come and give it a try!
Fellowship: Dinner is ready at 6:00 p.m. and casual conversation and relationship building begins as well. No family pays over $15 and the meal is free the week of your birthday...another great reason to join us!
Music and Worship: Check the Music section for times.
Mission: From November through March we host guests from the Room in the Inn program. 
Christian Education: There are programs for adults, children, and youth. The nursery is always available for 3 years and under.

Adult Program in Room 211
6:45—7:30 p.m.
Oct 2 Encountering Difference: An Invitation to Explore Other Religions—Pastor Chris
Oct 9 Red Cross Info Night
Oct 16 & 23 All Things Room In The Inn
Oct 30, Nov 13 &20 Bill Carver presentation on writings of Thomas Merton
Nov 6  Franklin Tomorrow’s On The Table
No WNL Nov 27 Thanksgiving
Dec 4, 11, 18 Advent with Pastor Mary Sellers Shaw 
December 11  Special Pre-Dinner Music by the Suzuki violin students 
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN has resumed their monthly Bible studies on the 2 nd Tuesday of each month. We meet at 9:45 – 11:00 in the parlor. Nancy Faye Williams is our study leader, and she is a well- spoken Bible scholar who presents the lesson in a unique and factual way. 
We invite anyone to join our circle of friendship and study. If you can only come part time, give us a try!  We are a small, intimate group that show love and care for one another. We enjoy our time together very much.
We share a “soup and cornbread” lunch with staff/volunteers in December, and alternate years we host an end of year study and luncheon with Historic Franklin Presbyterian PW.
Workbooks will be available in the church office for $10.00, payable to FPC.
Questions? Betty Willoughby 615.794.1131 or Nancy Faye Williams 615.794.0441.
This year’s study is Love Carved in Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments by Eugenia Anne Gamble.
What would it mean to consider the Ten Commandments not as a harsh list of what not to do but, instead, as a “love letter” from a loving God? A fresh embrace of the Ten Commandments (or Words), author Eugenia Gamble suggests, may ultimately contribute to the restoration of ourselves and our communities and the furthering of the gospel in the world. “Moral behavior matters, not simply because immoral actions can anger or disappoint God, but because principled behavior is how love becomes real, both toward God and in community.” Love Carved in Stone is a Bible study that helps us reframe the way we look at and live in the world. Each lesson begins with an exploration of one of the Ten Words in its biblical context. From there we consider a moment from Jesus’ life that shows us how he lived out that Word. We then consider the Word for our own lives and contexts. We conclude with an invitation to pray with the Word in our circles or study groups and in our personal devotions.
On November 7 th the PrimeTimers will drive down the Natchez Trace Parkway to view the beautiful scenery. A few stops are being planned along the way, and we will dine at the Café on the Square in Columbia. Our bus and caravan will leave church at 10:00 and will return ~2:15 pm. Email Betty Barcheski to sign up: betty@barcheski.com  

Jason's Deli box dinner will be provided. SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE !

TRUNK OR TREAT: Sunday, Oct. 27, 3:00 p.m.
Decorate your trunk and bring a treat to share in the preschool parking area.

ADVENT WORKSHOP: Sunday, Dec. 1, 9:45 a.m. in Wilson Hall
An annual event to prepare your heart and home for Advent. 
Sisters in Spirit Small Group
Women are invited to join on Fridays from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM in the church parlor for a small group book study. We focus on fellowship, prayer and study. Newcomers are welcomed with open arms! We are studying Joan Chittister’s Friendship of Women: The Hidden Tradition of the Bible. Contact Cindy Blackburn (615-260-8680) or Martha Johnson (615-400-6276) for more information.

Upcoming Music/Arts and
Worship Opportunities
Fall Rehearsal Schedule Reminders
We encourage you to add your “musical tithe” to ours! Join us for a Wednesday evening rehearsal…join us for a Sunday morning service…join us for a special event preparation or season…or choose to join us on a more long-term basis. Just join us!! We want to find something that works for you, so please let us know how we can help you.    

Carillon Handbell Choir – Wednesday at 5:15-6:00 PM in Room 215-A
WNL Mid-week Meal – Wednesday at 6:00-6:45 PM in Wilson Hall
WNL Programming – Wednesday at 6:45-7:30 PM in Barr Conference Room
Chancel Choir – Wednesday at 7:30-9:00 p.m. in Room 215-B
Children’s Choir
(Early/Beginning Reader-Aged Children)
Join us each Wednesday evening from 6:45 – 7:15 p.m. in Room 213. 

Choral Musical Offerings for October
October 6 – Keep Me Faithfully in Thy Paths , G. F. Handel
13 – Now Thank We All Our God , arr. Healey Willan
20 – Incline Thine Ear to Me , F. H. Himmel
27 (Reformation Sunday) – God is Our Refuge , Allen Pote
Carillon Schedule
Before/After Worship (Sunday) – Hymn Program (Sunday & Friday Noon and
Sunday at 6:00 p.m.) – Ringing the Hours (Weekday: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)
Mark Your Calendars for October…
  6 – World Communion Sunday
27 – Reformation Sunday/Kirkin’ of the Tartan
Meals on Wheels
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:30 AM - Wednesday Morning Bible Study
5:15 PM - Carillon Handbell Choir Rehearsal
6:00 PM - Wednesday Night Live Dinner
6:45 PM - Children's Choir
6:45 PM - Wednesday Night Live Programs
7:30 PM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
9:00 AM - Preschool
Meals on Wheels
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:00 AM - Sisters in Spirit
Youth Fall Retreat to NaCoMe
Youth Fall Retreat to NaCoMe
7:30AM - Men's Bible Study
10:30 AM - Primetimers Lunch and Learn
Youth Fall Retreat to NaCoMe
7:45 AM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
8:30 AM - Worship Service
9:30 AM - Common Grounds
9:45 AM - Children's Musical Gathering
9:45 AM - Sunday School
10:30 AM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
10:30 AM - Common Grounds
11:00 AM - Worship Service
2:45 PM - Homebound Communion
3:00 PM - Elder Training
5:00 PM - Dinner/Lecture with Donald McKim
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:00 AM -Growth Group
7:00 PM - Prayer Shawl Ministry
9:00 AM - Preschool
9:45 AM - Presbyterian Women
6:30 PM - Youth CE Committee
Upcoming Events and Registrations