Webster Presbyterian Church
...that all may come to know Jesus Christ, to love Him, to serve Him, and to enjoy Him forever.

Announcements - August 13, 2017

 1.   WELCOME to Webster Presbyterian Church!  We are pleased that you are worshipping with us today.  If you are a visitor, you are invited to stop by the Welcome Center in the Narthex after the service to learn more about our fellowship.

 2.   WE THANK liturgist Tony Hubbard, greeters and ushers Gary & Jean Maier, Beth Petrino, Mary Ann Case and Andrea Hock, and substitute pianist Jim Hoffman for their help with this morning’s worship services.

 3.   CHILDCARE during the summer months is provided during the 9:30 a.m. service for infants – PreK-aged children.  Children in Kindergarten and older will remain in worship with their families.  Worship bags containing word search puzzles and coloring pictures are available in the upper Narthex hallway.  Please return the bags at the end of the service.


        -  Filling out the green Prayer Request Cards in your chair racks to be collected during the Offertory.

        -  A Prayer Group which meets every Saturday at 9:00 a.m. in the Prayer Room (Room 1) to read scripture, share the praises and concerns of our church family, and pray together.

 5.   ADULT ED. CLASSES at 10:45 a.m. include: 

        Today and Next Sunday  -  No Class.

        August 27  -  Pastor Larry will continue the series on the book Run with the Horses: A Quest for Life at its Best in Room 9/10.

 6.   SUMMER MISSIONWe have collected $8110.84 toward the $9000 goal to fund 6 specially made player benches for Challenger Miracle Field.  To donate, submit your check (made payable to WPC) with “Summer Mission” on the memo line using the envelopes in the chair racks.  For more information, you are encouraged to visit the Challenger Miracle Field website, http://rochestermiraclefield.org.

 7.   SCHOOL SUPPLIES for children at the Williamson Come-Unity Center and Eastern Service Workers are again being collected through tomorrow.  Backpacks are always in high demand, but also needed are smaller school items such as crayons, pencils, colored pencils, markers, spiral notebooks, scissors, erasers, rulers and folders.  Collection boxes are located in the upper and lower Narthex.

 8.   GARAGE SALE DONATIONS  -  If you are cleaning out your place and would like to donate items to raise funds for a good cause (Hope Ministry), mark your calendar now!  Bring your items to Holy Trinity’s gymnasium entrance behind the church on Sunday, September 10, 1-3, or Monday, September 11, 10-2.  No clothing please.  Questions? Call Hope House at 265-6694 or email Margery at margery.morgan@dor.org.

 9.   SAVE THE DATES:  Women of WPC are celebrating 50 years of Women’s Retreats this fall!! At 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, you are invited to WPC for fellowship, a history of women’s retreats, and a 50-year celebration honoring women who attended in 1967 and remembering those who are no longer with us.  On Saturday, September 30, there will be a Women’s Retreat with women from Penfield Presbyterian Church from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Held at Penfield Presbyterian Church (1881 Jackson Road), the theme of this year’s retreat is “What to Wear/Does Your Wardrobe Need a Makeover?” and features speaker Rebecca Letterman.


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Lectionary Passages

                                                      Sunday, August 13th                     Sunday, August 20th

Old Testament          Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28                  Genesis 45:1-15

Psalm                          Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b          Psalm 133

New Testament         Romans 10:5-15                            Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32

Gospel                         Matthew 14:22-33                       Matthew 15:10-28