916-683-1435 elkgrovepres@gmail.com

CHOIR SIGN UP

Please add your name to the roster in the norther. We want many voices to make a joyful noise unto the Lord!

FALL POT LUCK

Will be held on Friday, November 8th. at 5PM at the church. It will be great fellowship-please sign up in the narthex!

JAZZ & BLUES VESPERS 2019

– Looking forward to another season of great music ! Pick up a performance schedule in the church narthex.

October 6th. Jazz & Blues Vespers @ 4:00PM

Beth Duncan is a Sacramento-based jazz singer and broadcast journalist whose most recent album – Comes the Fall – received top honors in the 12th annual Independent Music Awards reached the top 40 on the CMJ jazz charts right below Diana Krall. Tracks from the album have been played across the country and worldwide including stations in Canada, Japan, Australia, and The Netherlands. 

EGPC BOOK CLUB

We meet 4th Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. at the church.
Oct. 22nd – The Secret Sense of Wildflower by Susan Gabriel
Nov. 26th – The Tatooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Dec.17th – The Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Jan.28th – Boys in the boat by Daniel James Brown. See Judy Lewis for details.




WANTED: PLASTIC WATER BOTTLES

IT’S ALMOST MAGIC! – Plastic bottles and soda and beer bottles have been turned into support for education ($130 so far). Just remove the caps from plastic bottles, bring them and soda/beer bottles to the church and place them in the blue bin in the kitchen. We are looking for someone to redeem these containers at a recycling facility. If you can help, please contact Rev. McNamara.

HOSPITALITY DONATIONS

If you cannot spare the time to prepare goodies for our hospitality time after worship, please consider making a donation to the green “Hospitality Donation Box”
located at the hospitality table. Donating will help fill the void dates and lessen the burden on members who regularly prepare goodies.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS

imagesWE NEED VOLUNTEERS To serve as Ushers, Worship AssistantsCommunion Assistants, to provide Hospitality after services, and to deliver the Children’s Sermon. We can’t run our church without you – Please sign up today!

 

FLOWER POWER

Flowers Donated by Jim and Leslie Konopinski

The flower calendar can be found on the wall next to the hospitality table in the sanctuary. If you have a flower dedication for a particular date, you should sign up soon or you may be disappointed. If you have questions or comments, please see Dale Chilcoat.

Seeing Stars

stars-shootingThe EGPC congregation is seeing stars, for a very good reason! Specifically, a colored star will be placed on your name badge which corresponds to the Deacon assigned to your congregational care. The color assignments for 2017 are as follows:

Green Star – Marie Galustian

Yellow Star -Marlene Laufer

Blue Star – Larry Bowermaster

Red Star – Cheri Bowermaster

Purple Star – Patty Huggett

Orange Star– Kathy Wong

If you need a replacement badge, please sign the request form on the reception table.

Our Pastor

Dexter

Rev. Dexter McNamara became our full-time pastor on April 1, 2015.

Dexter is a graduate of UCLA and Princeton Theological Seminary.  He spent 12 years in Denver, Colorado, serving in congregations and community programs.  He came to Sacramento in 1983 to join the staff of Fremont Presbyterian Church, serving there until 1993.  He subsequently worked with the Interfaith Service Bureau, California Emergency Foodlink, and Partners In Care.

Dexter and his wife, Carole, have a combined family of 5 grown children and nine grandchildren…plus a very high-energy dog named Jackson.