Here are the Good Shepherd OPC announcements for June 11-17, 2018.
The Lord’s Day (June 17)
The Spirituality of the Church: The Relation of the Church to the Divine Purpose
The children have two classes that use Great Commission Publications curriculum.
Proverbs 8:1-36, Does Not Wisdom Call?
Romans 12:3-8, Spiritual Gifts
Join us for Sunday evening worship at (our new time): 5:30 pm.
Join us on Wednesday, June 13, for our summer home groups. Each will begin at 7pm and include study, prayer, and fellowship. The East group meets at the Pienaar house (7987 Weavers Ln. Mainville OH 45039) and is led by Pastor Chris. The West group meets at the Denny house (7604 Tanglewood Ln. West Chester Township OH 45069) and is led by Elder Maury Penn. Our study will be The Gospel Comes with a House Key by Rosaria Butterfield. Read the second chapter of the book for Wednesday.
The June session meeting is Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 pm.
The next fellowship lunch is Sunday, July 1 after the morning worship. The food theme is open for suggestions.
The July 1 evening service is at 2pm.
Pastor Chris will be away June 24. Retired minister, Rev. Bill Warren, will serve as pulpit supply for the morning worship. The June 24 evening worship will be a prayer meeting.
Brian and Ruth Hopson have invited the church to their (nearly) annual Independence Day picnic to be held on Saturday, July 7 at noon. Please bring a side dish or dessert and drinks (adult beverages are welcome). Their address is 4808 Powderhorn Dr. Cincinnati OH 45244. The Dennys will defend their Bocce Trophy!
Pastor Chris will be away July 8. Retired minister, Rev. Leo Frailey, will serve as pulpit supply for the morning worship. The session has moved the evening worship to be a joint worship with Redeemer OPC in Beavercreek. Their address is 22 South Fairfield Rd. Dayton OH 45440. The service begins at 5:30pm.
The July 29 Sunday school class will be an overview of the OPC Christian Education Committee and its work.
Looking Ahead with the Presbytery of Ohio and The Machen Retreat and Conference Center:
The committee on Church Home Extension (CHEX) is hosting an Outreach conference on June 23 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Rev. John Shaw, General Secretary of Home Missions, will be the speaker. All are welcome; free registration at http://POHConference-2018.eventbrite.com.
The annual Presbytery of Ohio Youth Camp is July 9-14 for ages 9-18. Brochures are available in the church lobby.
Over the next five months, The Machen Retreat and Conference Center will host various conferences for teens, singles, families, and women. A bulletin insert has been provided and there are some in the church lobby. If you would like to participate in one or more of the camps, please pick up a flyer and contact the appropriate person for information and registration.