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Fall Worship Schedule—Starts September 13 8:00 & 10:30 AM Worship—9:00 AM Education Hour Sunday School will start up again on Sunday, September 13th for 3 year olds - Sr. High, and Adults. Education Hour—9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Preschool and Elementary gather together at “The Pit” Jr. & Sr. High in the Teen Room. Adult Sunday School will be meeting in the Fellowship Hall. Come join the fun and fellowship, and don’t forget to stay after second service on the 13th for lots of food, games and activities to celebrate the start of a new year!! If you have any questions or need information, please contact Kathy Koslosky 402-496-6953.
~September 13—9:00 am ~ The Building Task force would like to host an update session between the two services (during the education hour - 9am) to answer any questions, hear any comments anyone has and hopefully at that time have a pretty good layout or idea of what renovations/remodel might look like.
Fall Work Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Window washing, tree trimming (especially the pin oaks) and carpet cleaning are on the agenda. For anyone who can bring their carpet cleaners; high priority carpet cleaning areas are the Fellowship Hall and the Welcome Center. Upholstery on the sanctuary chairs is in need of deep cleaning as well. Building and Grounds will help with the cost of your cleaning solution. A sign-up sheet will be posted in the Communication Center so you can let us know what area of work you are interested in and give us a count for lunch. If enough volunteers sign up, we can rent another machine and clean other carpeted areas. ~Furniture polish on sanctuary furniture ~Upholstery cleaning ~Carpet cleaning ~Window washing outside and in ~Tree trimming (especially the linden and pin-oaks, low branches of wind break)
The signup sheet is posted in the Communication Center for Friday, September 11. We are all going out to a surprise restaurant selected by Kathy and Jim Kurtz. This dutch treat event starts on the church bus at 6:00 p.m. sharp, leaving from the south entrance (the Christian Education wing). We will return to the church for dessert being hosted by Kathy and Jim. All are welcome to sign up. Watch for future Galloping Gourmet announcements coming on the second Fridays of October and November. Save the dates!
Lazy days of summer?!?! Not for the Deacons! We have been busy little bees! Thank you to everyone who donated school supplies. Our little yellow bus was overflowing with items used to fill backpacks to help kids start off their school year on the right track! The Greeting Card Ministry continues to be popular! Check out the new supply of Halloween and Thanksgiving cards available in the Communication Center. These cards are a great way to send a note letting someone know you are thinking about them. If you are interested in helping make the cards, contact Julie Binderup. Sunday Donuts were a great time of fellowship for members after the single service in the summer. Thank you to the various groups who hosted the Donuts in the Communication Center. After Labor Day when we go back to two services, we will continue to offer fellowship with cookies and coffee after the second service. If you are interested in sharing your baking talents by donating cookies, please contact Mary McClean. Deacons continue to minister and support the congregation. Fourth of July treats were made and delivered to home bound members and those needing a little TLC. If you know of a member who needs a little bit of 'Deacon TLC', contact Cliff Buckingham or any of the Deacons. Laura Schonlau
PCM Women’s Book Club–September 21, 2015 The leader for the noon group is Sandie Hanna. The group will meet at PCM in the “Fish Bowl” room. Diane Frans is the leader for the evening group which will meet at 6:30 pm at the home of Becky Swartz-Brown. Her address is 7189 County Road #40. The book we will be reviewing for September is “Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker” by Jennifer Chiaverini. Cathy Heitmann will be our expert reviewer for the noon group and Becky Swartz-Brown will be our expert for the evening group. Hope to see everyone there! Becky plans to have the evening group in her home for dinner and so that is why the earlier time of 6:30 pm is listed above. Evening club members—-Look for an updated e-mail nearer to the September 21st date. Diane Frans (402-572-1158), Sandie Hanna (402-571-7218)
~Wayfarers~ We meet once a month on the 2nd Monday of each month at Valentinos at 102nd and Maple at 11:30 am. We would like to welcome any PCM members and also Benson Church members to join us. We all enjoy a time together and a nice meal. Come join us! -Mary McClean-