First Presbyterian Church of Merrillville
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Go and Make Disciples!
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
The Congregations of Merrillville is sponsoring our 4th Annual Car, Truck & Cycle Show scheduled for Saturday, June 1st from 4 to 7 pm in the church parking lot with food and bake sale inside The Fellowship.  This is always a fun event with lots of interesting cars - old, new, jazzy, classic and whatever you can imagine.  The food is good and at a very reasonable price.  We ask for free will donations.  All proceeds go to support the Feeding the Flock Free Community Meal each Saturday and our Helping Hands which supplies gas and lodging for people who are stranded and needing to get home.
 
St. Andrews the Evangelist is having a "Afternoon of Music" on Sunday, May 19th at 4 pm.  They are located at 8555 Grand Boulevard in Merrillville.  Our church Bell Choir will be performing as well as our Pastor, Rev. Paul Anderson.  There will be a lite supper after the music.  This is a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon - come and join us.
 
 
 
 
 Missions:
 Donations of non-perishable food items are greatly appreciated and are donated to Our Lady of Consolation Food Pantry.
 
Our church in partnership with The Congregations of Merrillville, sponsors a free "community meal" on Saturdays between 11AM-2PM -  "Feeding the Flock".  There will are eleven churches in the Merrillville area partnering together with the Congregations of Merrillville to provide these meals each Saturday:  Dyer Presbyterian, First Presbyterian Church, Hour of Restoration, Impact Church, Our Lady of Consolation, Peace United Church of Christ, Protection of the Virgin Mary Orthodox Church, St. Andrew the Evangelist, St. Joan of Arc, Trinity Lutheran, and Word of Life plus both the Merrillville Breakfast and Lunch Kiwanis and The Lions Club.  We are all looking forward to bringing this ministry to Merrillville.  To date we have provided over 45,000 meals. 
 
We are 'nesting'  in our Church with The Hour of Restoration who worships at 10 AM on Sunday in the Chapel and enjoys Bible Study on Tuesday evenings from 7 until 9 PM.  And, Grace & Power Ministries who worship at 12 Noon on Sunday and Wednesday evening for Bible Study.  We have a new congregations who has a worship service on Sunday Evenings from 5 pm  until 9 pm in our Gathering Room, Heaven on Earth Training Center International.
 
In the meantime, if you would like to send cards to our birthdays and anniversaries, here is the current list.:  
 
 Month
Event
Name
Date
May
Birthday

Evelyn Elliott

7
 
 

Cathy Moore

18
 
 

Carolyn Meinbresse

19
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversary

Carl & Mary Page

16
 
 
 
 
June
Birthday

Don Toma

8
 
 

Mary Lee McFarland

12
 
 

Richard Binder

14
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversary

Jack & Irene Novoa

16
 
 

Phil & Cathy Moore

25
 
 

Roger & Mary Jo Neely

26
 
 
 
 
July
Birthday

Judy Koonce

1
 
 

Janice Toma

18
 
 

Melinda Hardt

25
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversary

Tom & Pam Barnett

24
 
 
 
 
August
Birthday

Craig Meinbresse

6
 
 

Mary White

12
 
 

Ginny Osika

18
 
 

Mary Page

28
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversary

Tom & Evelyn Elliott

2
 
 

Craig & Carolyn Meinbresse

14
 
 

Jim & Nancy Morosin

21
 
 
 
 
September
Birthday

Denise Swinehart

3
 
 

Cathy Hundt

3
 
 

Linda Eich

8
 
 

Ron Thorne

13
 
 

Karen Highsmith

16
 
 

Kay Taseff

30
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversary

Kenny & Sandy Heinz

9
 
 

Jim & Cathy Hundt

16