March 25, 2018

Serving                      Today:                                         April 1, 2018

Greeters David & Edith Radbourne Eleanor Haddow &

Isabel Barrie

Coffee Don & Loraine Baycroft Althea Strudwick &

Norma Gueulette

Counters Trevor Fowler

Louise McAree

Allie Dale Johnson &

Louise McAree

Power Point Brent Weerts Patricia Fowler
Kidblast

Preschool

Eleanor Mills

Rick Penner

Eleanor Mills

Rick Penner

Reading Eleanor Haddow Trevor Fowler
Singing Althea and Lori Choir
Duty Elder Garry Weerts & DJ Kim Bev & Marianne

 Sunday School:

Children Aged 3 – 12 are invited to join our KidBlast program held downstairs after the “Children’s Time”  Our Nursery is located in the downstairs Hall.

Congregation News:

NEXT BIBLE STUDY BEGINS on Tuesday April 10 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM in the church. If you haven’t already joined this study group we invite you to do so. We are studying the book of Romans using a Bible Study written by famous Bible scholar N. T. Wright.

NEXT YOUTH GROUP is starting up Friday April 6 at 5:30pm. Come expecting for fun times and some new things on the horizon! Bring your friends, too!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY & HAPPY ANNIVERSARY THIS MONTH to

Trevor Fowler, Frans Viljoen , Marianne Lazaro, Chase Bryson , Dennis Howard, Jim Hastings, Linda Wundele, Garry Hantke, Jason Feick

REMEMBER IN PRAYER: Sunday School, Rev. Dennis Howard, Youth Group, Alex & Audrey McGregor, Persecuted Christians, Lesley Craig, Esther Lau, Lily Hall, Malcolm & his daughters Jennica 12, & Olivia 9, Egypt Coptic church, Peace Korea and Middle East, Shepherd’s House, Norma’s son-in-law, Sarah (Trevor’s friend), Sheena’s husband, Dawn Irving, Candica (Tom’s niece)& Cory (Tom’s nephew), Jacob,  Alison’s husband, Gavin and Natasha, Julie. Catherine McKague. Carolyn (Ella Marie’s daughter), Debbie and her mom, Marg Serviss,  Ella Steiro, Nicolas, Norma’s friend Helen L. Sandra (Serena’s mom), Gary’s sister Sandra & niece Kirstyn, Bill Nicolson.

LPC invites you to join us for the following  EASTER WORSHIP SERVICES:

-Palm Sunday worship March 25 at 10:00 AM,

-Holy Week Contemplative worship services Mar.26, 27 & 28 at 7:00 PM,

-Maundy Thursday Potluck Dinner March 29 at 5:30 PM

-Maundy Thursday Service of Lights (Tenebrae) March 29 at 7:15 PM,

-Good Friday worship with communion March 30 at 10:00 AM.

-Easter Sunday worship April 1 at 10:00 AM.

 

MAUNDY THURSDAY WORSHIP and POTLUCK ON MARCH 29. As part of our Maundy Thursday observances we will hold a potluck dinner at the church starting at 5:30pm. Please sign-up for what you plan to bring to share. Remember to also bring your dishes and cutlery to reduce clean up chores. Our Maundy Thursday Tenebrae service begins at 7:15pm.

 PRAYER WALKPlease join your pastor each Wednesday at 12:00 noon for a half hour prayer walk through our church neighbourhood. We will meet in the sanctuary for prayer. Then we will walk through our neighbourhood praying for the needs of our community. We will finish with a prayer time in the sanctuary and then gather in the minister’s study for lunch and fellowship (please bring a bag lunch).

 MEN’S BREAKFASTOn the first Saturday of each month, starting Saturday May 5 at 9:00 AM, the men of Langley Presbyterian are invited to come to breakfast at the church, bring your friends and family. Tom and Dennis will prepare eggs, sausages and pancakes. There will be a nominal $3 cost for the food. We will also share some soul food in the form of a devotional time and have a short business meeting. If you would like to help with preparing for these events see Tom or Dennis.

 PRESBYTERY WOULD LIKE TO KNOW which social justice issues most interest you. To find out they would like you to fill in a brief survey and hand it in to the church office. The survey forms are available at the back of the sanctuary.

LPC LIBRARY EASTER MATERIAL please check the display and enjoy the material.

EASTER CHOIR PRACTICE is on Saturday, March 31 at 1pm in the church.

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS has changed from 9am to 1pm and Clara works on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday instead of Thursday.

 

PCC MISSION MOMENTS Equipping congregations through webinars

Are you interested in learning about digital giving? Church renewal? Sharing your congregation’s story in inspiring ways?  Moving forward with your church’s vision? The PCC’s webinars provide online learning opportunities that equip congregations on topics relating to leadership, renewal and stewardship.  Each webinar is free, made possible by gifts to Presbyterians Sharing.  It’s easy to register and participate.  Each webinar is recorded and posted online for viewing at any time.  To find out about upcoming webinars, visit presyterian.ca/webinar-wednesday.

Presbyterians Sharing funds learning opportunities

COMMUNITY NEWS

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED for the Telecare Crisis & Caring Line, a Christian based ministry that trains volunteers to respond to calls from people who are in need of emotional support during trying times.  The line is available province wide through a toll free number. Training begins Saturday, April 14 and will be held at New Life Church, 35270 Delair Road in Abbotsford.  For more information and to preregister go to www.telecarebc.com, admin@telecarebc.com or call 604-852-4058