Hurricane Dorian Relief

At Lunch with the Pastor today, someone asked what the PC(USA) is doing about hurricane relief. This is a great question!
The answer is that the Presbyterian Disaster Agency (PDA) is already mobilizing and working with partners in the Bahamas. They are keeping an eye on developments in the South-eastern US. The PDA is always very quick to respond when there are disasters and tragedies world-wide. This is just one of the great ministries that are supported by your gifts to the church and the denomination (including your per capita).
Here is how you can specifically support the relief aid for Hurricane Dorian:
We will also share information on Sunday morning about how to support the relief efforts, as we will know more about what is happening at that point.

Upcoming Events

We have a ton of great new stuff happening in September and October. You don’t want to miss a minute!
Sunday, 9/1: Welcome our new intern, Rebecca!
Monday, 9/2:  Labor Day: NO FUNCTIONAL FITNESS
Tuesday, 9/3: 6pm: Emsworth Session meeting
Thursday, 9/5: noon: Lunch with the Pastor, Bruegger’s
Saturday, 9/7: 7-3: St. Andrew’s Rummage Sale
Monday, 9/9: 10:30 am (and every Monday following): Functional Fitness
                      6 pm: St. Andrew’s Session meeting
Sunday, 9/15: 2:30 pm discernment prayer meeting
Tuesday, 9/17: noon: Lunch with the Pastor Sunny Jim’s
Wednesday, 9/18: 7pm Story night
Tuesdays, 9/24 – 10/29: 10:30 am: Yoga
Wednesdays, 9/25-12/11: Bible study: Luke
Sunday, 9/29: 4pm: Service of Installation and Celebration of Collaborative Ministry
Monday, 10/1: 6pm: Emsworth Session Meeting
Thursday, 10/3: noon: Lunch with the Pastors Bruegger’s
Saturday, 10/5: 3-6: Pet Blessing and Memorial Service
Monday, 10/14: 6pm: St. Andrew’s session meetnig
Tuesday, 10/22: noon: Lunch with the Pastor, Sunny Jim’s
Wednesday, 10/19: 7pm: All Saint’s Service

Pet Blessing and Memorial Service

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