Weeks of July 20, 2015

July Newsletter  

Shingleroof Camp Meeting  The MPC Chancel Choir will sing at the 7:45 service on Tuesday, July 21 (Roll Call).

Supper Club– Do you want to get to know people in the church? Do you want to get more involved in the Church but don’t know where to begin? Supper Club us a good place to start! Supper Clubs are small casual adult dinner groups. All adults are welcome whether they are single or couples. The groups meet for dinner and fellowship once a month in someone’s home or a restaurant. June is our month to re-organize so if you are interested please sign up at the church office or contact Penni Laverty

Supper Club Reveal- Join us on August 16 for Dinner (provided by The Varsity) from 4-6 (dinner is served till 5). Cost is $8 for 1 entree & 1 Side; $9.50 for 2 entrees & 1 Side. All Church Members are invited to attend. Sign up on ACS or by calling the church office. Food is ordered ahead of time- Reservations are a must. 

Christmas in July will be celebrated at both services on Sunday, July 26th. 

Pizza in the Pavilion will be Wednesday, July 29th. Dinner and free play at 5:30 pm and water games to follow! Please sign up in Membership pads or at the front desk so we can make sure we have enough food. 

Food Ministry, during these busy summer months, please remember the need for food and hygiene items for the Food Pantry. Canned goods and any other non-perishable food items or hygiene items are always needed.

Wonderful Wednesday will resume, August 19th. Following our meal at 5:30, we will particpate in the Stop Hunger Now program. Our goal this year is to pack 12,528 meals that will be shipped to needed areas around the world.

Walk Through the Bible Series: This intensive study will begin Tuesday, September 8* and is a 30 week Walk through the Bible. This study will be held on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm in the Kitchen Classroom. We plan to meet each week, with the exception of a few nights around Christmas and Lent, and end on April 26. We need 12 to 18 committed folks to make this class a possibility. Study books are $30. Sign up sheets will be available in July at the Anchor Desk. If you have any questions, contact Olin. ** We are thinking of adding an additional Wednesday morning class. If you would like to participate please let us know**

Mission Trip to Honduras is planned for October 18-25 with members of the Honduras Foundation in South Carolina. This is a planning/working trip for other trip in 2016. Contact Olin McBride or Jill Stroud for more information. 

Presbyterian Women, Save the Date- Saturday, August 29 at 10 am. This will be our first PW circle of Sisters Brunch. 

Another trip opportunity is coming in 2017! 2017 marks the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his 95 theses to the church door at Wittenburg, Germany. This began the Protestant Reformation. A tour will be planned for June 2017 of Germany and Austria- the land of Luther.