January 18, 2019

A NEW GROUP!!

The Women of Wasatch are forming a new group to enjoy fellowship together.  “Women, Water & Wine” as the group will be known, would like to invite you to the first gathering on Friday, February 8th, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Fiddler’s Elbow in Sugarhouse (1063 E. 2100 S.)  There is plenty of parking to the north of the building accessible from 1100 East.  Everyone is welcome, hope to see you there!

CHURCH DIRECTORIES ARE AVAILABLE

If you are in need of an updated Church Directory, they can be found in Fellowship Hall on Sunday mornings and the Church office during the week.  Digital copies can be emailed by requests sent to reception@wpcslc.org.  Any old directories can be deposited in the Church workroom gray shred box.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Our recently upgraded sanctuary organ will be featured in the annual Bagby Memorial Concert on Monday, January 28th at 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Kenneth Udy will perform as organ soloist with the Young Artist Chamber Players, a string orchestra of high school honor students under the baton of Jack Ashton, in the Western U.S. premiere of the Organ Concerto in A Minor by French-Canadian composer, Denis Bédard.  Marian Florence will also be soloing on violin in Albinoni's famous Adagio.  The brilliant five-movement work showcases the new effects and sounds now available on our organ.  Please mark your calendars now and plan to attend this special event!

LECTIONARY CHANGE

In an effort to study for the Bible content exam, Terresa will be taking a brief 6-week leave of absence from directing the lectionary class and participating in Scott's class on the Minor Prophets.  The lectionary class will be self-guided with all materials made available.

KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR BY HELPING OTHERS

All ages are invited to help support the St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen next week by joining us for Sandwich Making on Tuesday, January 22nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Wasatch Gym.  This is a great (and easy) way to give as a family.  Please RSVP to Rebecca at rsandulli@wpcslc.org.

GUYS’ NIGHT OUT

This Tuesday, January 22nd at 8:00 p.m. at Sugarhouse Pub.  All guys are invited to join for beer and conversation!

CHURCH WOMEN UNITED

Join the Women of Wasatch on Friday, January 25th at 12:30 p.m. at Cottonwood Presbyterian Church.  For more information contact Janet Wortley at  rjwortley@comcast.net.

LADIES’ BOOK CLUB

Join us at Dawn’s home for wine and discussion on Saturday, January 27th at 7:00 p.m.  The book this month is The Power by Naomi Alderman.

FAMILY PROMISE
Sunday, January 27 - Sunday, February 3 
is our next hosting week and we have the blessing to provide for some folks who may not be having a good year.  Please check your schedules and sign up online to help, or you can sign up in person with Tom Mitchell or Alysia Harris at both coffee hours this Sunday.

ADULT EDUCATION WEEKDAY CLASS

Come join us to explore New Ways To Read The Bible, each Monday from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in room 355.  We’ll be focusing on Jesus and first century life, the gospel of John, and the differences between fundamentalism and progressive Christianity.  How we think about God, Jesus and the Bible matters greatly.  As the Ringling Brothers said, “Come to be amazed!”

January 11, 2019

Many thanks to all those who have submitted annual reports for their committees and groups!  We appreciate the knowledge and information you provide so the staff can provide this to the congregation.  Look for that valuable report in a few weeks.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Our recently upgraded sanctuary organ will be featured in the annual Bagby Memorial Concert on Monday, January 28th, at 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Kenneth Udy will perform as organ soloist with the Young Artist Chamber Players, a string orchestra of high school honor students under the baton of Jack Ashton, in the Western U.S. premiere of the Organ Concerto in A Minor by French-Canadian composer, Denis Bédard.  The brilliant five-movement work showcases the new effects and sounds now available on our organ.  Please mark your calendars now and plan to attend this special event.

YOUTH LOCK IN

Meet at the church TOMORROW (Saturday) at 7:00 p.m. for games, pizza, snacks, movies and more!

FAMILY ICE SKATING

Join us for skating under the lights this Sunday, January 13th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Gallivan Center.  Cost is $5/skater.  RSVP to Rebecca at rsandulli@wpcslc.org.

ADULT EDUCATION WEEKDAY CLASS

Come join us to explore New Ways To Read The Bible, each Monday from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in RM 355.  We’ll be focusing on Jesus and first century life, the gospel of John, and the differences between fundamentalism and progressive Christianity.  How we think about God, Jesus and the Bible matters greatly.  As the Ringling Brothers said, “Come to be amazed!”

YOUTH CONFIRMATION

Our confirmands will meet for dinner and discussion this Monday, January 14th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. in the Loft.  See you there!

WOMEN’S TUESDAY 10:00 A.M. BIBLE STUDY (FELLOWSHIP HALL)

A new book begins this coming Tuesday, (Shepherd’s Notes: Peter I, II and Jude).  Come and join in study, discussion and fellowship; all are welcome, bring a bible or we have some to share.

MOPs

Moms of Preschoolers will gather on Wednesday, January 16th, from 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall.

FAMILY PROMISE

Sunday, January 27th to Sunday, February 3rd is our next hosting week and we have the blessing to provide for some folks who may not be having a good year.  Please check your schedules and sign up online to help, or you can sign up in person with Tom Mitchell or Alysia Harris at both coffee hours the next three Sundays.

WASATCH PRESCHOOL

In-House Enrollment for next year began on January 1st.  Go to www.wasatchpreschool.org to apply, or contact Christy (Preschool Director) at christylawlor@wpcslc.org.

BOX TOPS COLLECTION

Please save your box tops and put them in the PW box upstairs or in the clear box in the church office.  Look for the logo printed on all kinds of grocery items.  They’ll go to a Presbyterian School for boys called the Goodland Academy in Hugo, Oklahoma. This collection runs all year long.

January 4, 2019

Welcome 2019!  It’s a time of new beginnings: a new year, students and teachers returning to school after a lengthy break, possibly new resolutions, and it’s also Epiphany Sunday.  Looking forward to the mystery of this new year and a new star!

WASATCH PRESCHOOL

In-House Enrollment for next school year began on January 1st.  Go to www.wasatchpreschool.org to apply or contact Christy (Preschool Director) at christylawlor@wpcslc.org.

SUNDAY SCHOOL & ADULT EDUCATION

All Children and Youth are invited back to Sunday School this Sunday from 10:10-11:00 a.m.  Children will be signaled during Coffee Hour and Youth are invited to go up to the Loft.  Both Adult Ed. classes will start meeting again as well.  Welcome back!

ADULT EDUCATION WEEKDAY CLASS

Come join us to explore New Ways To Read The Bible, starting again Monday night, January 7th from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. in RM 355.  We’ll be focusing on Jesus and first century life, the gospel of John, and the differences between fundamentalism and progressive Christianity.  How we think about God, Jesus and the Bible matters greatly.  As the Ringling Brothers said, “Come to be amazed!”

MORTGAGE UPDATE

Congratulations are in order to the friends and members of Wasatch Presbyterian Church.  Through diligence and effort we retired our building remodel mortgage in December 2018.  This is a monumental task.  On behalf of the Budget and Finance committee we would like to thank everyone in our congregation, past and present, for the commitment and sacrifice in achieving our goal.  Thank You!

BOX TOPS COLLECTION

Please save your box tops and put them in the PW box upstairs or in the clear box in the church office.  Look for the logo printed on all kinds of grocery items.  They’ll go to a Presbyterian school for boys called the Goodland Academy in Hugo, Oklahoma.  This collection runs all year long.

YOUTH LOCK-IN

Meet at the church on Saturday, January 12th at 7:00 p.m. for games, pizza, snacks, movies and more!

FAMILY SLEDDING

Join us for a sledding adventure on January 13th.  More details to come!

YOUTH CONFIRMATION CLASS

Monday, January 14th from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. with dinner provided.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Our recently upgraded sanctuary organ will be featured in the annual Bagby Memorial Concert on Monday, January 28th at 7:00 p.m.  Dr. Kenneth Udy will perform as organ soloist with the Young Artist Chamber Players, a string orchestra of high school honor students under the baton of Jack Ashton, in the Western U.S. premiere of the Organ Concerto in A Minor by French-Canadian composer, Denis Bédard.  The brilliant five-movement work showcases the new effects and sounds now available on our organ.  Please mark your calendars now and plan to attend this special event.

December 28, 2018

In this post Christmas haze, the church is a little quiet.  It seems appropriate to rest and embrace the calm of the season.  May this be a time to center and organize ourselves for the New Year that is upon us.  Much Peace and many Blessings to each of you in the coming year!

SUNDAY REMINDERS

A reminder that this Sunday will be one combined service at 10:00 a.m. and Adult Education is on break.

CHILDREN’S MINISTRY & YOUTH MINISTRY

Happy holidays to all of our families.  No Sunday School this Sunday, look for the CM and Youth Announcements to start up again in the New Year!

FAMILY FUN NIGHT

Join us next Friday, January 4th at 6:00 p.m. for a soup supper and a night of board games!  It will be our first event of 2019!

2019 PLEDGE ENVELOPES ARE READY

Pick up your envelopes on your way in to service this Sunday.  They’re located on the tables below the name tags.

THANK YOU

To all who contributed gifts to children from the Utah Foster Care system through the Giving Tree program, Thank You!

SUDANESE NEEDS

During December we will be collecting money for Walmart gift cards.  We’re still looking for used laptops and iPads (leave at church office).  At this time of year, we are also in need of winter coats, hats & gloves - all sizes.  There is an ongoing need for new pillows, sheets and blankets.  Thanks for your support!  Questions call Jane.

WASATCH PRESCHOOL

Winter Break is from December 20th to January 4th.  Also, please note, In-House Enrollment for next year begins on January 1st.  Go to www.wasatchpreschool.org to apply or contact Christy at christylawlor@wpcslc.org.

CHRISTMAS WEEK

Please note that the Church Office is closed until January 2nd.  Staff will be accessible via phone and email, and a reminder that voicemails left on the church phone  forward to staff emails.  The building will be available for use from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. each day, with key access.  Anyone needing help with building access is invited to contact Allan McInnis.