May 18, 2017

Church News


Join us this Sunday for Celebration Sunday! We'll gather for one combined worship at 10am to celebrate the end of the program year, installation of Deacons and Elders, youth, teachers, children, music, and more!

Join members of the Sudanese congregation on Sunday for a light dinner in their honor from 3-5pm in Fellowship Hall. Donations for the Sudanese Fund will be accepted.  RSVP to Alysia Harris (801.558.3339 or delraydog@comcast.net)  

Club 56 celebrates the end of the year this Sunday!  Meet at church on Sunday at 5pm for a hike to "the living room." Bring a bag dinner, water, and hiking shoes. 
 
On May 28 we begin the new Summer Worship schedule: one worship service at 10am from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Childcare provided. 
 
Calling all singers for Summer Choir each Sunday throughout the summer.  Beginning May 28, meet in the Sanctuary at 9:15am to learn the anthem.
 
Camp Wasatch will be held from 6-7:30pm June 11, 12, and 13 for 2 year olds-3rd graders. We will learn about the Parables of Jesus through stories, songs, snacks, and games. For more details and to sign up, pick up a flyer in Fellowship Hall or email hlambert@wpcslc.org
 
Looking ahead to summer, mark your calendars for our annual July 3 BBQ and the Labor Day Retreat September 2-4 at Camp Tuttle.  Join us!
 

Personnel Announcements
 

Wasatch is seeking applications for Youth Director (part time; 20 hours a week) and the Pastoral Associate (full time, 40 hours/week). Information & applications available on the website and in the office.
 

Service at Wasatch
 

Join us for Wasatch Work Day on June 3rd, 9am-12pm!  Lend a hand, have fun, and get to know someone new while helping get the church grounds in order for the season.  Bring work gloves and hand trowels. To RSVP or if you have questions, contact Bernie Winters at bwnw72@yahoo.com.
 
Serve as camp staff or counselor for Royal Family Kids Camp July 30 - Aug 4(training June 10) to help kids from foster families experience the outdoors! Contact Shelley Horel rochellehorel@gmail.com801-870-9454
 

Classes and Conversations
 

Adult Ed:  Lectionary discussion group will meet at 9am in the Conference Room (rm 116).  If another group wishes to start in the hour after worship, we will be supportive of that.  We are looking forward to an obituary writing class with Rev. Scott Dalgarno, so look for upcoming announcements.                                             
 
Pastor’s Book Group: The Secret Man: The Story of Watergate’s Deep Throat is the story of Bob Woodward and Mark Felt. Join Pastor Scott Dalgarno to discuss the book on June 20 at 11:00 and 7:00 in the Library.

May 12, 2017

Church News
 

Soul Collage is being offered tomorrow (May 12) from 1:30-3:30pm and Saturday (May 13) from 10am-12pm in Fellowship Hall.  It is a meditative process that engages the imagination and the intuition using images, scissors, paper, and glue in a quiet, prayerful space. You will be amazed by what you discover about yourself. No artistic tendencies required, just an open heart and a willingness to engage. All materials provided. Childcare provided.

Join us on May 21 at 10am for Celebration Sunday! We'll gather for one combined worship service to celebrate the end of the program year, installation of Deacons and Elders, youth, teachers, children, music, and more!

Meet the members of the Sudanese congregation!  Join us on Sunday May 21 from 3-5pm in Fellowship Hall for a light meal and fellowship. Donations for the Sudanese Fellowship Fund will be accepted.  RSVP to Alysia Harris at 801.558.3339 or delraydog@comcast.net.  
On May 28 we will begin the new Summer Worship schedule: one combined worship service at 10am between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Childcare provided. 

Calling all singers for Summer Choir! All are invited to join each Sunday throughout the summer.  Beginning May 28, meet in the Sanctuary at 9:15am to learn the anthem for the day.  The music is easy and fun! 

Looking ahead to summer, mark your calendars for the following:

  • All-church July 3 BBQ, 5pm at Sugarhouse Park
  • All-church Labor Day Retreat, September 2nd-4th at Camp Tuttle

 

Personnel Announcements
 

Wasatch is currently seeking applications for:

  • Youth Ministry Director (part time, 20 hours a week)
  • Preschool Director (full time, 40 hours a week during the program year)

Information and applications available on the website and in the office.

                                                    Service at Wasatch

Our next Family Promise hosting week starts this Sunday May 14!  If you’re interested in helping out, contact Allison Clements at allisonclements@gmail.com. Thanks to all for accommodating this wonderful program at our church home.

Sandwich making & serving for the soup kitchen this month is all-church!  Join us on Tuesday May 23 at 7pm in the gym to make sandwiches and on Wed May 24 at 4:30pm at St. Vincent DePaul (427 W 200 S) to serve.
 

Classes & Conversations


Adult Education (10:10am this Sunday):
• Immigrant series - Aden Batar from Catholic Community Services will discuss the current executive orders and their impact on the Utah immigrant community.  In the Library.
• A discussion of the Lectionary in room 116.

Pastor’s Book Group: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is a 2012 memoir by Cheryl Strayed describing her 1,100-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995 as a journey of self-discovery. Join Pastor Scott Dalgarno to discuss the book on May 16 at 11:00 and 7:00 in the Library. 

May 5th, 2017

Church News


Join us in celebrating the women in our lives! We're having a special coffee hour on Mother's Day, May 14th after both services. There is a sign-up sheet in Fellowship Hall for any men (young and old) who would like to lend their hands to help setup, restock and clean up. 
 
Join us on May 21 at 10:00am for Celebration Sunday! We'll gather for one combined worship service to celebrate the end of the program year, teachers, new officers, youth, children, music, and much more!
 
Wasatch Presbyterian Church actively hosts and supports the Mabaan immigrants who are refugees from South Sudan.  On Sunday, May 21st from3:00 to 5:00 pm the South Sudanese Task Force, will host very special opportunity for all of our WPC members and friends to become better acquainted with the Mabaan families and each other.  Please come share a light meal with our Mabaan members in Fellowship Hall. Please RSVP to Alysia Harris at delraydog@comcast.com or cell phone 801-558-3339. In Loving Support of Immigrants within our church family, The South Sudanese Task Force
 
On May 28 we will begin the new Summer Worship schedule: one combined worship service at 10am between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 
 
Brad Leinberger will take photos of families between worship services thisSunday May 7th for our new photo Directory! If you have digital photos already available, (1) title the file with your name, and (2) email it toreception@wpcslc.org.
 

Personnel Announcements

 
Wasatch is currently seeking applications for:
• Youth Director (part time; 20 hours a week)
• Preschool Director (full time, 40 hours a week during the program year)
Information and applications available on the web and in the office.
 

Service at Wasatch

 
Our next Family Promise hosting week is only one week away, starting May 14. We still need 3 overnight volunteers - staying overnight is a key role to make our week successful. Volunteer with your spouse or partner, or a friend you want to spend time with, or by yourself. You get your own room and the time goes by quickly (because you're asleep!).  Sign up on the Family Promise form under the Service section of the bulletin board in Fellowship Hall. Questions, contact Allison Clements at allisonclements@gmail.com.

Royal Family Kids Camp: Want to go on a mission trip in the nearby Wasatch?  Royal Family KIDS of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is for you! There is no cost to you but your time, and the rewards are priceless and lasting!  50 children ages 7-11 who are or have been in the foster care system will be showered with God’s love.  Camp dates are July 30-August 4, training isJune 10.   We rely on over 100 volunteers from more than a dozen churches in Utah and elsewhere. Most of our volunteers come back year after year but we need adult (18+) volunteers as counselors; support staff to help with fun activities; nurses, social workers, and musicians.   Most volunteers spend 5 days and nights at Camp, but others help out during the days or evenings only.  For info and to apply: https://www.rfk-gslc.org.  If you have questions, contact Shelley Horel, rochellehorel@gmail.com801-870-9454
 
Looking to fill some volunteer hours? Ken Udy has a need for someone to alphabetize and sort several boxes of choral music which were recently donated to the church music library. Please email Ken for further details atkennethudy@centurylink.net

Help Wasatch support Crossroads Urban Center!  Look out for the new shopping cart in Fellowship Hall and drop donations anywhere nearby.  Crossroads is particularly in need of items with protein, i.e. peanut butter, canned chili, mac & cheese, etc.
 

Classes and Conversations
 

Adult Education (10:10am on Sundays):
• Guest speakers present Seeking Understanding of Current Migrant and Refugee Issues in the Library.
• A discussion of the Lectionary in room 116.

Pastor’s Book Group: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is a 2012 memoir by Cheryl Strayed describing her 1,100-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995 as a journey of self-discovery. Join Pastor Scott Dalgarno to discuss the book on May 16 at 11:00 and 7:00 in the Library
WPC now offers a series of classes focused on issues related to immigrants, refugees, and policies relating to those groups.  Guest speakers from the ACLU, IRC, Holy Cross Ministries, and Communidades Unidas (among others) will join us on Sunday mornings this spring to educate us on these matters which are more relevant than ever. Meet promptly in the Library at 10:10.
 

Extra

YMCA Men's Bowling League
The 60+ year old YMCA Bowling League needs a new church team for the 2017-18 Bowling Season.  Currently there are 15 mostly church based teams, and the league needs a sixteenth team to even out competition.  This is a very fun men's league, and a team from Wasatch Presbyterian Church would make a great addition.  With all the young families now making Wasatch their church home, the YMCA Bowling League would offer a fun outside team competition opportunity for young husbands and fathers.  The YMCA League is a handicap league meaning all participants compete on a level playing field Hey guys, talk among yourselves and field a team of 8 bowlers for this fall.  Note:  5 bowlers bowl each Thursday night at 7pm at Big City Bowl, September to April.  You work out your own schedule with your 8 bowlers to be sure a 5-person team is present to bowl every Thursday night. For more information, contact Paul Hewitt, (H) 801-943-9228pwhewitt@msn.com.

April 27, 2017

Church News
 

Interim Pastoral Associate Terresa Newport will host dinner at 6:00 on May 3 in Fellowship Hall to honor outgoing deacons and celebrate the work of the Deacons and Congregational Care ministries.
 
Join us on May 21 at 10:00am for Celebration Sunday! We'll gather for one combined worship service to celebrate the end of the program year, teachers, new officers, youth, children, music, and much more!
 
On May 28 we will begin the new Summer Worship schedule: one combined worship service at 10am between Memorial Day and Labor Day. All are invited to the first Summer Worship planning meeting: May 2nd at 7pm
 
Brad Leinberger will take photos of families after both worship services on April 30th and May 7th for our new photo Directory! Alternatively, if you have digital photos already available, feel free to (1) title the file with your name, and (2) email it to reception@wpcslc.org.
 
WPC now offers a series of classes focused on issues related to immigrants, refugees, and policies relating to those groups.  Guest speakers from the ACLU, IRC, Holy Cross Ministries, and Communidades Unidas (among others) will join us on Sunday mornings this spring to educate us on these matters which are more relevant than ever. Meet promptly in the Library at 10:10.

 YMCA Men's Bowling League The 60+ year old YMCA Bowling League needs a new church team for the 2017-18 Bowling Season.  Currently there are 15 mostly church based teams, and the league needs a sixteenth team to even out competition.  This is a very fun men's league, and a team from Wasatch Presbyterian Church would make a great addition.  With all the young families now making Wasatch their church home, the YMCA Bowling League would offer a fun outside team competition opportunity for young husbands and fathers.  The YMCA League is a handicap league meaning all participants compete on a level playing field Hey guys, talk among yourselves and field a team of 8 bowlers for this fall.  Note:  5 bowlers bowl each Thursday night at 7pm at Big City Bowl, September to April.  You work out your own schedule with your 8 bowlers to be sure a 5-person team is present to bowl every Thursday night. For more information, contact Paul Hewitt, (H) 801-943-9228, pwhewitt@msn.com.
 

Personnel Announcements
 

 We are pleased to announce that Allan McInnis has begun work as our newBuilding Manager/Head Custodian.  Allan has been serving on the Buildings & Grounds Committee for some time and we are excited about the facilities knowledge he brings to the role. To reach him, call his cell at 801.638.0408 or email him at amcinnis@wpcslc.org.

Wasatch is currently seeking applications for the position of Youth Director, which is a part-time 20 hrs/week role.  For more information about the position, see the job description available on the website or in the office. For any additional questions or to submit a resume, contact Bill Brass at bbrassslc@gmail.com.  To submit a resume via mail, use Wasatch Presbyterian Church, 1626 South 1700 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, Attention: Bill Brass, Re: Youth Director.
 

Service at Wasatch
 

ROYAL FAMILY KIDS CAMP: Want to go on a mission trip in the nearby Wasatch?  Royal Family KIDS of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is for you! There is no cost to you but your time, and the rewards are priceless and lasting!  50 children ages 7-11 who are or have been in the foster care system will be showered with God’s love.  Camp dates are July 30-August 4, training is June 10.   We rely on over 100 volunteers from more than a dozen churches in Utah and elsewhere. Most of our volunteers come back year after year but we need adult (18+) volunteers as counselors; support staff to help with fun activities; nurses, social workers, and musicians.   Most volunteers spend 5 days and nights at Camp, but others help out during the days or evenings only.  For info and to apply: https://www.rfk-gslc.org.  If you have questions, contact Shelley Horel, rochellehorel@gmail.com, 801-870-9454

Wasatch is a proud member of Family Promise, an interfaith shelter for homeless families in our area. Our second of four annual hosting weeks is coming up - May 14 through May 21. There are many opportunities to volunteer and help serve our guest families (setting up, hosting, cooking a meal,  even staying overnight). To volunteer or learn more, sign up in Fellowship Hall starting Sunday, April 23 or email Allison Clements at allisonclements@gmail.com.

Help Wasatch support Crossroads Urban Center!  Look out for the new shopping cart in Fellowship Hall and drop donations anywhere nearby.  Crossroads is particularly in need of items with protein, i.e. peanut butter, canned chili, mac & cheese, etc.
 

Adult Education (10:10am on Sundays):
 

• Guest speakers present Seeking Understanding of Current Migrant and Refugee Issues in the Library.
• A discussion of the Lectionary in room 116.

Pastor’s Book Group: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is a 2012 memoir by Cheryl Strayed describing her 1,100-mile hike on the Pacific Crest Trail in 1995 as a journey of self-discovery. Join Pastor Scott Dalgarno to discuss the book on May 16 at 11:00 and 7:00 in the Library.