First Presbyterian Church of Merrillville
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Go and Make Disciples!
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS:
There will be a church indoor picnic on August 26th after worship service at 10:45 am in the Fellowship Hall - all are welcome.  There will be a potluck so lots of good food. 
 
We will be holding or 5th Annual Feeding the Flock Fashion Show on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 11 am to 2:30 pm at Avalon Manor in Merrillville.  The proceeds from this fund raiser event go to buying supplies for the Flock Meal held each Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm - all are welcome.  Tickets can be obtained through the church office at a bargain of $40. 
 
 
 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
 
In the meantime, we want to send Birthday and Anniversary wishes to those listed below.
  
 
Birthdays and Anniversaries
July through September 2018
 Month
Event
Name
Date
 
 
 
 
July
Birthday
Judy Koonce
1
 
 
Janice Toma
18
 
 
Melinda Hardt
25
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversaries
Tom & Pam Barnett
24
 
 
 
 
August
Birthday
Craig Meinbresse
6
 
 
Mary White
12
 
 
Ginny Osika
18
 
 
Mary Page
28
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversaries
Tom & Evelyn Ellott
2
 
 
Craig & Carolyn Meinbresse
14
 
 
Jim & Nancy Morosin
21
 
 
 
 
September
Birthday
Denise Swinehart
3
 
 
Cathy Hundt
6
 
 
Linda Eich
8
 
 
Ron Thorne
13
 
 
Karen Highsmith
16
 
 
Kay Taseff
30
 
 
 
 
 
Anniversaries
Kenny & Sandy Heinz
9
 
 
James & Cathleen Hundt
16