November 17, 2017

Church News

Thanksgiving Food Collection for Crossroads : Donations due this Sunday. Rafael Kyremes will deliver it to Crossroads tomorrow. Thank you for the support!
 
Alternative Gift Market : Beginning this Sunday in Fellowship Hall, we’ll offer a life-sustaining gift in the name of a friend or relative to help abolish global poverty or renew our planet’s environment. With your purchase, a description and Christmas card is provided for your designee. 
 
Youth Outing:  Join the Youth this Sunday for an outing to Get Air!, followed by a fast food progressive dinner challenge.  Meet at church at 3:30pm. Contact dfleishman@wpcslc.org with any questions.
 
Thanksgiving Dinner : The Annual Wasatch Thanksgiving Dinner will be on Thursday November 23rd from 3:30 to 5:30, in Fellowship Hall. Please bring a side dish to share. RSVP on the clipboard at coffee hour, call the office (801-487-7576) or send an email to reception@wpcslc.org.
 
Family Promise : Sunday November 26th-Sunday December 3rd
An interfaith program that provides housing to homeless families through the Salt Lake Valley. Wasatch is one of 13 hosting sites. Please volunteer to help out! No experience is required. Sign up before/after church in Fellowship Hall.
 
Advent Festival : Sunday December 3rd from 5-7pm
All ages welcome to join us in kicking off the Advent Season. Soup supper, handbells, nativity animals, carol sing-a-long, copper luminaries, kids’ crafts, nativity dress-up, and Youth bake sale.
 
Christmas Poinsettias :  Deacons are now taking orders for poinsettias to decorate the Sanctuary during the Christmas Season. The cost is $15 per plant. Please order by December 10th using a form or by contacting Angie Richardson at pinnaclecanyon@hotmail.com.
 
Advent Wreath Lighting : All are invited to help light the Advent Wreath during worship in December! Sign up on the poster in Fellowship Hall or email hlambert@wpcslc.org for more information.
 
Scripture: The scripture this Sunday is Mathew 25: 14-30
 

Classes and Conversations

Adult Education: (10:10am on Sunday)

  • Discussion of 2018 referenda: Room 356
  • Medicaid expansion: Speaker is RyLee Curtis. Better Boundaries: Speaker is Gigi Brandt. Our Schools Now : Speaker is Bob Marquardt .
  • Lectionary Discussion: Room 355
  • Wasatch 101: Room 116

BYU Museum of Art exhibit Tour: (10am on Saturday December 2nd)
Come join us to tour the BYU Museum of Art exhibit, ”To Magnify the Lord: Six   Centuries of Art and Devotion.” The exhibit demonstrates how religious art has sought to praise the Lord and penetrate the hearts and minds of believers. Parking and Admission is free. Please RSVP Gay Cookson at gaycookson@comcast.net by November 28th. All Ages Welcome.
 
Positive Parenting : (10:10am on Sunday)
All are welcome to join an informal discussion Today, on positive parenting. Usually centered around an article. We meet outside the main kitchen near the library.
 
Pastor’s Book Group: (Tuesday November 28)
Join Pastor Scott Dalgarno in reading On Tyranny, Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century by Tim Snyder. Meet at 10:30am or 7:00pm in the Library.

 

November 14, 2017

Wasatch 101 : Join us November 19th at 10:10am in the Conference Room (RM 116).  Anyone interested in learning more about Wasatch or the Presbyterian Church is invited to attend. 

New Baby Meal Train : Congratulations to the Mueller Family on the birth of their twin girls, and the Cummings Family on the birth of their baby boy! We would love to show these families some support from their friends at WPC by sending a meal train of dinners as they get settled in. If you are able to bring a simple dinner to either of these families, your help is greatly appreciated. Email hlambert@wpcslc.org to sign up.

Thanksgiving Food Collection for Crossroads : Please take your bag as you leave today and return it to the Church full of non-perishable food on November 19th.  Rafael Kyremes will deliver it to Crossroads the next day so they can deliver it to the families they serve.  Thanks for your support.

Alternative Gift Market : Beginning November 19th in Fellowship Hall, we will offer a life-sustaining gift to help abolish global poverty or renew our planet’s environment. With your purchase, a description and Christmas card is provided. 

Weekend Custodian : Wasatch is looking to hire a custodian for Saturday & Sunday mornings. Ideal opportunity for college students or someone seeking a little extra from the weekend. For more information go to www.wpcslc.org.

Thanksgiving Dinner : The Annual Wasatch Thanksgiving Dinner will be on Thursday, November 23rd from 3:30 to 5:30 in Fellowship Hall. If you’re able, please bring a side dish to share. RSVP on the clipboard at coffee hour, call the office (801-487-7576) or send an email to reception@wpcslc.org.

Wreath & Greenery Youth Fundraiser : Support the Youth’s Summer mission trip by pre-ordering your Advent greenery at the Youth table in Fellowship Hall.

Family Promise Wasatch Presbyterian is one of 13 hosting sites, and our turn is coming up November 26 through December 3. Please volunteer to help out!  No experience is required, and we will make sure you feel prepared and trained for any assignment you take on.

You can sign up before/after church at the Family Promise table, OR, even easier, you can sign up at this link:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080f4da4ae2ba7ff2-sign1 

We have a few important remaining slots, so if you are available, we would love to have you join us for this important program.

  • 11/26 (Sunday) - 2:30-5:30pm - Day Host - Be present at the church to answer questions and attend to needs
  • 11/28 (Tuesday) - 6pm - 8pm - Dinner Host - Help prepare, deliver, and serve dinner. There would be another person to share this with you.
  • 12/2 (Saturday) - 8pm - 9am - Overnight Host - Stay over in church (in private room) to be present and attend to questions and needs (curfew is 9pm). 
  • 12/3 (Sunday) - 9am-12noon AND 12Noon - 3pm - Day Host - Be present at the church to answer questions and attend to needs
  • 12/3 (Sunday) - 11am - 1pm - Help Tear Down and Clean Up after guests leave
  • 12/3 (Sunday) - Laundry - Take 1/4 of the laundry home and return it the following Sunday.

For information, contact Allison Clements (allisonclements@gmail.com) or Luana Uluave (uluave@gmail.com).

Adult Education invites you to join a tour of the BYU Museum of Art exhibit, "To Magnify the Lord: Six Centuries of Art and Devotion.  The exhibit demonstrates how religious art has sought to praise the Lord and penetrate the hearts and minds of believers. 

The exhibit features more than 75 original paintings, including outstanding pieces by beloved artistic masters such as Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Rembrandt, and Edward Poynter, and a stained glass panel from the First Presbyterian Church in Astoria, New York  as well as LDS artists like Minerva Teichert.

Parking and admission are free.  The address is North Campus Drive, Provo, UT.  Please RSVP to Gay Cookson at gaycookson@comcast.net by November 28.  All ages welcome.  Gay will arrange carpools, if people are interested.  Attendees are welcome to stay in Provo for lunch following the tour.  Details to follow.

Classes and Conversations

Adult Education: (10:10AM)

· November 19th: A guest speaker will discuss upcoming referenda before the Utah State Legislature in Rm 356

· Lectionary Discussion: Held in Room 355 on November 19th

· Wasatch 101: Held in Room 116 November 19th

Positive Parenting : (10:10AM)

Join us for an informal discussion each Sunday, on positive parenting. Usually centered around an article. We meet outside the main kitchen near the library. All are welcome!

Pastor’s Book Group: (Tuesday November 28)

Join Pastor Scott Dalgarno in reading On Tyranny, Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century by Tim Snyder. Meet at 10:30am or 7:00pm in the Library.

November 7, 2017

If you haven't filled out a pledge card yet, please consider pledging to WPC.  Those pledges are an immense help to those tasked with hammering out a budget for 2018. You can find a pledge card online at the church website www.wpcslc.org, in the church office or the pews in our sanctuary.

Pre-order your Advent wreath or greenery today at the youth table in Fellowship Hall. Money raised will go toward our Youth summer mission trip.

Alternative Gift Market: Beginning November19 in Fellowship Hall, we will offer a life-sustaining gift to help abolish global poverty or renew our planet’s environment. With your purchase, a description and Christmas card is provided. 

Sandwich Making is at Wasatch this week! The Boy Scouts are looking for help, contact Allan McInnis.

Help us support Wasatch by liking and/or following the new Church Facebook page. Go to https://www.facebook.com/WasatchPresbyterianChurch/.

Wasatch is looking to hire a Weekend Custodian for Saturday & Sunday mornings plus additional times as needed. For more information go to www.wpcslc.org

Last call for Directory edits and photos! We'll be printing a new Directory in November. Please see the Directory table in Fellowship Hall to check your info and send in a digital photo to reception@wpcslc.org if you haven't already.

Our next Wasatch 101 series starts today! Join us November 5th, 12th, and 19th - at 10:10am in the Conference Room (rm 116).  Anyone interested in learning more about Wasatch or the Presbyterian Church is invited to attend.

Wasatch will host a flu clinic on November 12th from 12:15 to 2:15, in the Gym. Please bring any insurance cards you may have.

Adult Education: (10:10AM)  November 12th : Join Brian King (D) Senate Minority Leader for a legislative update in Rm 356  November 19th: A guest speaker will discuss upcoming referenda before the Utah State Legislature in Rm 356  Lectionary Discussion: Held in Room 355 on November 12th and 19th

November 5th, 12th, & 19th - Wasatch 101 in Room 116
 
Pastor’s Book Group: Tuesday November 28- Join Pastor Scott Dalgarno in   reading On Tyranny, Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century by Tim Snyder. Meet at 10:30am or 7:00pm in the Library.