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Trunk or Treat Is Coming!
It's coming! Our annual Trunk or Treat event will be held on Saturday, October 27 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. We'll need volunteers to decorate their trunks and to help with various tasks. More details will be forthcoming soon. For more information contact Susan Clark (904-612-5072; email@example.com).
Want To Become A Member?
The New Members Class will be held each Sunday in October at 10:15 a.m. in the Prayer Room. If you're interested in membership this is your opportunity to learn more about HVPC and what membership entails. Pastor Dan Morrison will lead each session. For more information speak to Dan or contact the Church Office (215-947-5500; office@HVPC.org).
CURRENT SERMON SERIES
Beginning Sunday, January 7, we will be looking at Romans for the entire year. You can always catch up on the latest sermons online by clicking here.
"The Book of Romans is primarily a work of doctrine and can be divided into four sections: righteousness needed, 1:18–3:20; righteousness provided, 3:21–8:39; righteousness vindicated, 9:1–11:36; righteousness practiced, 12:1–15:13. The main theme of this letter is obvious of course—righteousness. Guided by the Holy Spirit, Paul first condemns all men of their sinfulness. He expresses his desire to preach the truth of God’s Word to those in Rome. It was his hope to have assurance they were staying on the right path. He strongly points out that he is not ashamed of the gospel (Romans 1:16), because it is the power by which everyone is saved."
"The Book of Romans tells us about God, who He is and what He has done. It tells us of Jesus Christ, what His death accomplished. It tells us about ourselves, what we were like without Christ and who we are after trusting in Christ. Paul points out that God did not demand men have their lives straightened out before coming to Christ. While we were still sinners Christ died on a cross for our sins."
-- Source: GotQuestions.org
ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
This fall the adult Sunday school class will explore Christian Disciplines. Join us!
- 9/9 - The Spiritual Disciplines (Intro part 1)
- 9/16 - The Spiritual Disciplines (Intro part 2)
- 9/23 - Silence and Solitude
- 9/30 - Fasting
- 10/7 - Simplicity
- 10/14 - Chastity
- 10/21 - Study
- 10/28 - Sacrifice
- 11/4 - Worship
- 11/11 - Service
- 11/18 - Fellowship
- 11/25 - Gratitude and Celebration
- 12/2 - Evangelism
- 12/9 - Prayer
- 12/16 - Stewardship
- 12/23 - No Class
- 12/30 - The Spiritual Disciplines (Summary)
SMALL GROUPS ALWAYS OPEN
HVPC small groups are happening! Not in a group? It's never too late to join! To view a list of active groups, go online to www.HVPC.org/small-groups. For more information contact Karen Nyirjesy (firstname.lastname@example.org; 215-886-7824). A list of the groups with contact and meeting information is located at the back of the sanctuary.
Sunday Bulletin Deadline. Need to get something in the bulletin? All information for each bulletin must be received by noon the Wednesday prior. Email submissions to news@HVPC.org. No email? Then type or write your information legibly and give it to Dana Fluder or Stephen Clark.
HVPC News Email Newsletter Deadline. HVPC News emails are sent on the first and third Wednesdays of each month. If you have items to be included, please email them to news@HVPC.org by the Wednesday prior to the issue date. If you have any questions, contact Stephen R. Clark (communications@HVPC.org, 216-333-3172). No email? Then type or write your information legibly and give it to Dana Fluder or Stephen Clark.
If you have a request you would like added to the prayer list, please call the church office at (215) 947-5500.
PAYPAL ONLINE GIVING
When giving money to HVPC using the online PayPal service, please note that PayPal deducts a 3.2% per transaction fee. As a result, your year-end giving statement will reflect the reduced amount rather than the face value of the amount given. If you wish to give online and avoid using PayPal, please check with your bank. Most provide free online payment services, both one-time and recurring.
GIVE AS YOU SHOP!
Do you already use Amazon.com? Great! By taking a couple of simple steps, you can ensure that 0.5% of every purchase goes to Huntingdon Valley Presbyterian Church.
Simply go to www.smile.amazon.com and login to your account as you would normally.
Search for and select “Huntingdon Valley Presbyterian Church” as your preferred charity.
Shop! It’s that easy.
You’ll know you’re at the right place when you see the Amazon Smile info in your browser’s tab, and see the message “Supporting Huntingdon Valley Presbyterian Church” under the Amazon search window.
Going forward, all you need to do is always start your shopping at www.smile.amazon.com.
Still have questions? Simply go to www.smile.amazon.com/about for complete details.
And, yes, there are apps for your phone and other devices. Complete information on these apps and more can be found at www.smile.amazon.com/about.