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MAY FESTIVAL

Here’s another “Save the Date” for your calendar.
Simon and Merrilee Engel are again hosting the May Festival at their beautiful Pine Grove property.  This event is open to members of EGPC and their family.
Date:   Saturday, May 18th — 2:00 – 6:00 PM
You may remember the lovely views, fire pits, great food, fellowship, outdoor activities and the adorable baby goats from last year.
The main food and non-alcoholic drinks will be provided.  Appetizers and desserts are welcome.
Sign-ups and more info will be available as date approaches.   Bring on Spring!!!!

Special Edition of Jazz & Blues Vespers

Enjoy the gospel music of Triumphant Quartet and EGPC’s Virginia Ayers Dawson at a special Jazz & Blues Vespers event on May 5th.  Reserve your tickets now at itickets.com/events/405720 or call (800) 965-9324.  A portion of each ticket will benefit the EGPC Honduras Mission Project and the Judy Tafoya Scholarship Fund through Asian Resources, Inc. 

ZEPHYR EXPERIENCE

– A five-day workshop with an interfaith environmental theme to be held June 23 – 28 of this year at the Zephyr Point Presbyterian Conference Center on the shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe. Get a registration packet in the church narthex!

JAZZ & BLUES VESPERS 2019

– Looking forward to another season of great music, starting March 3 with the New Jazz Quartet! Pick up a performance schedule in the church narthex. Also, help make it happen by placing your donation in the collection box on the hospitality table.

EGPC BOOK CLUB

On Tuesday, February 26 at 11 AM we discuss Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar, the story of Rahab and Jericho. We will meet at EGPC to carpool to Cheri Bowermaster’s home for our gathering. Our schedule is that we meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 11 AM. See you then!

EGPC Book Club

EGPC BOOK CLUB – will meet this Tuesday, April 23rd at 11 AM to discuss the book “The Heart Mender”. On May 28th we will discuss “In the Field of Grace” by Tessa Afshar. Please join us. You can buy the books online from Amazon or wherever you shop for books.

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.

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