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New Directory - 2017

Please pick up a copy and check to be sure the information we have for you is accurate.  There will be an  errata sheet  produced to include in the directories of any and all corrections so we ask you to call the changes in to the office as soon as you notice them. Thank you to Winnie Pinch for spearheading this effort. 
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Mission Moments

Food Bank for the Heartland (FBTH) is both the Mission and Hunger Partner for the month of February . Over 25,000 people receive emergency food assistance from FBTHeach week.That's roughly the population of Papillion.How does it work?Individuals, businesses, foundations, USDA, and organizations donate food, funds and volunteer time.The Food Bank co...
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Women's Retreat January 2017

Thank you to Kathy Koslosky for organizational precision, for culinary creativeness and for hospitality before and during the retreat. The retreat attendance was record-setting even in the face of on oncoming ice storm. A thank you to all the dedicated leaders who taught and organized and led and laughed with us in the day long pursuit of faith and...
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Confirmation Class 2017

The confirmation class began their work on January 8, and while Omaha experienced an ice storm the confirmands were hard at work on their study together as they "locked-in" to the church building. The first 5 videos that accompany the lessons for the confirmation class are available on youtube. Look for 'Theocademy'. The first sessions focus on the...
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Galloping Gourmet

March 10 marks the return of Galloping Gourmet to the schedule for three months  this spring. All are welcome to our restaurant night out. While we usually take the bus to a surprise restaurant, on the second Friday of March we will have a catered Italian dinner with several entrees at 6 p.m. Watch for the signup sheet for pricing and prepayme...
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From the Pastor's Desk

Dear people of God: Long before I wrote this letter to you, the Valentine's Day merchandise appeared in the stores. Well, after all, what do they have to sell once the post-Christmas sales are over? Only because of greeting card and candy companies has Valentine's Day taken on such importance. It was once a normal day remembering a martyr for the C...
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Mission Moments

By the time you read this, the Garden Mart will have closed down for the season.We have been blessed with good growing weather, devoted gardeners, and very generous shoppers!Thanks to all of those positives (and especially you, the shoppers) we were able to raise over $2,000 for local hunger relief! At the close of each growing season, we always ha...
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Birthdays

Chris Koslosky 11/1  Virginia Graham 11/4  Karman Schmitz 11/4  Jim Smith 11/5  Cathy Heitmann 11/7  Dorothy Solberg 11/9  Alex Bechdolt 11/10  Robert Keefer 11/10  Cindy Calhoun 11/12  Benita Lambert 11/12  Lucy Schonlau 11/12  Laura Graham 11/13  Roberta Benson 11/15  Gale Biggersta...
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PW Women

Fall Crafts and Bake Sale Sunday, Nov. 20 Get those recipes outand ovens warmed up for the PW Bake Sale. This year we will also have some hand-made items donated by some of our PCM crafters. All these will be available at both services.Please bring baked goods on Saturday—Nov. 19 between 10 am and Noon.This gives us time to price and arrange the ro...
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Annual Stewardship Sunday

Annual Stewardship Campaign November 13th is Commitment Sunday - this is your opportunity to show your financial commitment to PCM for 2017. You will be receiving a pledge card in the mail. Please take some time to consider your level of commitment and bring your pledge card to church on Sunday, November 13th.
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Grief Care Ministry

Cluck, cluck! The next gathering will be lunch at 12:30 pm on Sunday, Nov. 13 at the new Stroud's Restaurant (where Mimi's previously was), 301 N 175 th Plaza in Village Pointe.Stroud's is famous for its family-style chicken dinners including homemade cinnamon rolls.Call Rita Wright (402-670-1593) or Suzie Payne (402-651-3237) to make a reservation...
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Prayer Shawl Ministry

Prayer Shawl Ministry— will meet again on  November 29 at 6:30pm, "under the birds".  -Gay Emry
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PCM Book Club

PCM Book Club . . . WHAT: PCM BOOK CLUB WHEN: Monday, November 21, 2016 WHERE: The noon group in the Fish Bowl at PCM (bring your own sack lunch)       The evening group at 6:30 p.m. at Carol Puffer's home (6610 North 142 nd Street) THE BOOK: "An Invisible Thread" by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski DISCUSSION LEADERS: No...
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Stewardship

Through the end of September, PCM has received $264,000 in general fund contributions. The 2016 budget is $404,000. The budget is forecasted each year based on pledges received and historical giving. If you have fallen behind on your pledge, please make plans to catch it up. If your pledge needs to be adjusted, please contact our office administrat...
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Galloping Gourmet

Galloping Gourmet Galloping Gourmet's November field trip is being planned by Kathy and Jim Kurtz for Saturday, November 12, 6:00 p.m. There was a conflict with a youth event on Friday night and the Kurtz's arranged with the restaurant they chose for a Saturday. We will have a sign-up sheet in the Communication Center and hope you will join us!
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From the Pastor's Desk

Dear people of God: Pastors typically write about Thanksgiving in their newsletter messages for November. I really don't want to exhort you to be thankful: you'll be getting plenty of that, including during advertisements. Or the other thing we might write about is stewardship, especially how to include your church as part of your management (a "st...
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October Birthdays

Andersen, Brenden 10/1 Fillbach, Carli Jo 10/1 Hart, Darrell 10/1 McGavren, Chuck 10/3 Koslosky, Adam 10/4 Payne, Suzie 10/4 Francis, Kris 10/5 Beck, Emily 10/6 Forsythe, Dani 10/8 Owens, Sue 10/8 Berkland, Lisa 10/9 George, Alee 10/9 Wiehe, Sarah 10/9 Cox, Marge 10/10 Koslosky, Kathy 10/10 McGavren, Ruth 10/10 Smith, Vicki 10/10 Christianson, Tom ...
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Mission Moments

The Mission Partner for the month of October is Church World Services.What began in 1946 as a response to the aftermath of WWII has grown to a global organization whose mission hasn't changed, but has grown to encompass more of the world.This group continues to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, heal the sick, comfort the aged and shelter the homel...
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Pastor Bob

Pastor Bob on stage again! The theater bug bit Pastor Bob again… he is in a show at the Wilson Performing Arts Center in Red Oak, Iowa (www.wilsonartscenter.org). It is the Addams Family Musical, and Bob plays Malcolm Beineke, a guest in the Addams household. Remember how "normal" people reacted when they called on Gomez and Morticia Addams? Well, ...
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Bell Choir Director

BELL CHOIR DIRECTOR:  For the past two years, Ann Frame has been the director of our adult bell choir, the PCM Bells. For those who have not had the pleasure of being in her presence when she's teaching, you should know that she brings energy, vitality, musicality, and spirituality to every session!There is alway slaughter amidst the wond...
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