CONGREGATIONAL MEETING – Session has called for a Congregational Meeting to be held after worship on Sunday, September 30, for the purpose of electing a Nominating Committee of two or three congregation members to choose candidates for the offices of Elder and Deacon to begin serving in 2019. If you are interested in serving or want to propose someone to serve, please talk to Sharon Chilcoat, Nominating Committee Chair.
SMALL GROUP DINNERS
SMALL GROUP DINNERS – are scheduled for Saturday September 29 at 5:30 PM. Please sign up before September 23rd. Join your church family for good food and fellowship. For more information, please contact Phoebe Hsu @ 916-761-7679.
WALK WHERE JESUS WALKED
Rev. Bob Azzarito is planning a Holy Land Tour March 25 – April 6, 2019. He hopes people from UPC and EGPC will comprise the majority of a group that may include others from the Sacramento area. He wants Dexter to help lead the tour, along with local guides. Interested? – then attend an informational meeting at University Presbyterian Church at 7 PM on Wednesday, August 15. Fliers with more info available in the narthex.
JAZZ & BLUES VESPERS 4TH SEASON LINEUP!
RAY ‘CATFISH’ COPELAND BAND @
JAZZ & BLUES VESPERS, JUNE 3!
Elk Grove Presbyterian Church presents RAY ‘CATFISH’ COPELAND –-a member of the Sacramento Blues Society Hall of Fame—and his band on Sunday, June 3, 4pm (doors open 3:30), 8153 Elk Grove Blvd., Suite 50, Elk Grove 95758 (faces Big Horn). Well known throughout the region for their Blues, Americana, Rock-A-Billy, Western Swing and more, guests are advised to arrive early for a seat. Donations gratefully accepted at the door ($8 suggested) go entirely towards providing the music for the Vespers ministry. Families welcome. Refreshments available. Plenty of free parking.
The next concert in the series is on July 1, featuring Jim Martinez Jazz who’s returning after his performance at Vespers’ inaugural series in 2015. Martinez is a master jazz pianist of renown throughout the Region and beyond, a Steinway Artist, recording artist of secular and faith-based jazz music, and founder of the inaugural Roseville Jazz Day on May 26, 2018.
Sundays at 4 – Doors Open 3:30
EGPC Christian Book Club
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.
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.
BIBLE STUDY- continues this Thursday, September 20, at 7 PM. We are studying the book of Romans, one of the more formal New Testament books. Our theme is the righteousness of God; we will also review basic Christian doctrines. Questions? Please contact leader Judy Lewis @ 916-897-8542.
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS
“WE NEED VOLUNTEERS“ To serve as Ushers, Worship Assistants, Communion 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!
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.