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      HOURS CHANGE SEPTEMBER 7th! 9:45am Sunday School and 11:00am Worship



      Adult Sunday school class- David C. Cook. The September-November 2014 Quarter focuses on “Sustaining Hope” by looking at studies in the New Testament. Led by Bonnie Cornelious, this group meets in the Library. New students are always welcome!When the Bible is in your life, God's Word transforms your heart and mind. David C Cook's most widely used curriculum, Bible- in-Life, focuses on four basic goals: connect, teach, apply, motivate. No matter where students are in their walk with Jesus, Bible-in-Life communicates the gospel with life-changing clarity and motivates them toward life application.


      Adult Sunday school class- 6 STEPS to READING your BIBLE! Meeting in the Assembly Room, this is an ideal course for three groups of people: 1. People who are new to the Christian faith. It will give them a very valuable introduction to the place of the Bible in the Christian life, and a set of basic tools for getting started in reading it. 2. Those who have been Christians a while, but who have never had much training in simple but important Bible study principles. 3. Experienced Bible readers, who will find Six Steps to Reading Your Bible a valuable 'refresher' course, and will gain a healthy new vigor in their personal Bible reading. Over the course of the six sessions with Dawn Johnson you will: -become familiar with the basic shape and nature of the Bible -be motivated to read the Bible for yourself -learn how to apply basic reading skills to the Bible -learn how to apply a Bible passage to your life -understand how the whole message of the Bible hangs together and centers on Jesus -benefit from the encouragement and experience of others, as you work together in learning to read the Bible -be well on the way to establishing a new habit of regular Bible reading.



      Adult Sunday school class- EXPERIENCING GOD! When we recognize where God is working, we can join Him in what He is doing. Then, we will experience God doing through us what only He can do! This class is limited to 10 participants. It meets in the classroom adjoining the Assembly Room led by John Boozer & Ben Walters.



      A bus trip is being planned for Friday, November 7th to Sight & Sound to see ‘Moses.’ We will leave from the church around 1 p.m. Tickets available starting today! Mark your calendars!



      Operation Christmas Child Mission Trip to Baltimore sign up sheets are available at both entrances to the sanctuary. You can go from 1-5 days in late November, early December. Talk to Emma Baker for more information.



      The Memorial Prayer Garden is finished. If you would like to purchase a plaque in memory of someone to have placed on the rock, yellow forms can be found at the entrances to the sanctuary. The cost of a plaque is $100.00. It takes about 3-4 weeks to receive the finished plaques once the order has been placed.


      Weekly hours for the UPVPC Community Clothes Closet (17736 Stonebridge Road, Spring Run) are: Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wednesday, 3 – 7 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Find good used clothing for a small donation per bag, volunteer to help greet our guests and sort clothing, or donate gently used clothing for others.



      Has God equipped and called you to be part of a new UPVPC church security ministry? We are preparing to launch a new ministry to improve safety and security for our whole congregation with an emphasis on child protection, and to prepare for and respond to any medical or building emergencies. If you are equipped with medical training (EMT, doctor, nurse), criminal justice training, and/or experience in writing policies and procedures, please consider serving on this new church team. Interested? Speak with Wally Hoffmann or Rev. Boozer.



      FOOD PANTRY collection: Items always needed at the pantry are: cereal or oatmeal, pancake mix and syrup, spaghetti or pasta noodles, pasta sauce, canned tomato products (stewed, diced, sauce, etc) boxed potatoes, boxed or bagged rice, mac and cheese, Chef Boy R Dee or canned heat and eat meals, soups, hamburger helper meals, crackers, canned meat, snacks (granola bars, jello, puddings). Collection bins are at the entrances to the sanctuary.



      OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD Donation list: If every person brings one or more of each of the following items throughout the year, in October we can easily fill 200 boxes: Soap/washcloth, toothbrush, pencil/sharpener, ink pens, tablets, art supplies, crayons, coloring books, small toy, comb/hairbrush, stuffed animal (small), 2 misc. items (shirt, socks, handkerchief, hair ribbons, jump rope, flashlight/batteries, etc.). Put your items in the red bins at the entrances to the sanctuary.



      "Each time, before you intercede, be quiet first, and worship God in His glory. Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things!" Andrew Murray



      If you want your birthday and/or anniversary to be recognized in print by the UPVPC church family, you must fill out one of the member or active guest forms. The forms are found on the tables outside the sanctuary entrances.

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      Prayer Updates
      See who you can be praying for. If you want to be added just let us know!
      Posted by Betty on Sep 2

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      Posted by Betty on Aug 27

      NEWS
      Find all past news and newsletters here. Don't forget to check out Words to Ponder by Dr. Bonnie Cornelious which can be found in newsletters. If you can't open the newsletters let us know so we can email them to you.
      Posted by Betty on Feb 29
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      Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interest of others.
      Philippians 2:3-4/NIV
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    • Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church

      Upper Path Valley Presbyterian Church

      16950 Main Street (P.O. Box 128)

      Spring Run, PA 17262

      717-349-2603  upvpc@pa.net

       

      9:45 am Sunday School 11:00 am Worship

      Summer- Memorial Weekend thru Labor Day

      9:00 am Sunday School 10:00 am Worship

       

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