April 26, 2019

SPRING CLEAN-UP TOMORROW (4/27)!!

Tomorrow is the day for our annual spring clean up.  Buildings and Grounds is looking for helpers to join them from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  They will be painting outside railings, cleaning the gardens, replacing exit signs, touching up paint in the stairwell, reprogramming thermostats, as well as enjoying some pizza.  B&G will provide all tools, supplies, training and encouragement!  To RSVP, contact Scott Peppler at scottpeppler@gmail.com.  Huge thanks for your support in maintaining our wonderful church and grounds!!  It could not be done without many hands.

ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING

Thanks to all who contributed to our special offering on Palm Sunday.  We have sent $3704 to Special Offerings including Disaster Assistance, The Hunger Program and Self Development of People.  It is a privilege to join in with Presbyterians and other churches around the world.  Many thanks to Dick Wunder, David Harris and Mary Beth Keidl for their inspirational Minutes for Mission.

YOUTH ESCAPE ROOM CHALLENGE

Tonight (4/26) 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., meet at the church and bring $15.

LADIES BOOK CLUB

Tomorrow night (4/27) at 7:00 p.m. we’ll be discussing Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier.  Please contact Dawn for more details at dfleishman@wpcslc.org.

BEER, BLUES & BRATS FOR CROSSROADS

The Beer, Blues, and Brats Benefit Party (BBB) is the Spring fundraiser for Crossroads Urban Center.  It’s an event that brings together local business and community members.  This relaxing afternoon of fun provides significant funding for Crossroads’ work throughout the year.  This Sunday (4/28) from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at The Garten @ Mountain West (425 North 400 West, Salt Lake City).

CHILDREN’S CHOIR
The Children's Choir will perform the opening song at the Celebration Sunday service on May 19th at 10:00 a.m.  Rehearsals will begin April 28th at 10:10 a.m.  Choir is open to kids 4 and older.

FAMILY PARK PICNIC
Join youth, children and parents for a picnic at Wasatch Hollow Park on Friday, May 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

THANK YOU PANCAKE BREAKFAST

The entire congregation is encouraged to support the Youth’s desire to show gratitude.  Please join us for pancakes in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, May 12th at 10:10 a.m.  Each youth will be assigned a table and will serve pancakes to its guests and engage the table in conversation.  The youth are thankful for all the ways they are supported by our congregation and this is their way to say thanks!

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Join us on Sunday, May 12th at 11:05 a.m., for a Congregational Meeting to vote on new Elders and Deacons.  The new officers will be trained on May 18th and ordained and installed on May 19th.

CELEBRATION SUNDAY

Join us for our Celebration Sunday worship on May 19th at 10:00 a.m.  We’ll wrap up our program year, kick off our combined summer worship service, and celebrate many wonderful things in the life of our church, including new Elders and Deacons, Youth Confirmands, 3rd graders getting Bibles, the Children’s Choir, and more!

USHERS AND GREETERS NEEDED

We are in need of Ushers/Greeters for our one combined summer worship service, which runs from May 19th through Labor Day Weekend.  This is a wonderful way to be involved at Wasatch and serve our community!  If you are interested please contact Doug Howe at Howe.family@comcast.net.

SUNDAY SCHOOL & ADULT EDUCATION

  • Adult Ed. Meditation Class - A class on “Manifesting God within and around through prayer, meditation, sacred readings and mindfulness” led by Peggy Riedesel.  Room 355 @ 8:15 a.m.

10:10 a.m. Classes:

  • Children’s Ministry - Main Level Classrooms

  • Youth - The Loft

  • Adult Ed. Class - “The Story of God” film series exploring how faith has shaped our lives.  Led by David Harris in Room 355.

  • Adult Ed. Lectionary Class - Led by Peter Stirba in Room 356.

CAMP WASATCH
Save the date!  Our annual VBS-style camp for 3 year olds through 3rd graders will happen in the evenings during the week of June 8-14, stay tuned for more details!

YOUTH JUNE SERVICE TRIP

The youth will stay in SLC, serving at local non-profits, participating in  educational modules around cost of living and homelessness, and understanding the needs of our very own city.  Parents are greatly needed to take four hour shifts to ensure appropriate number of adult help.  Mark Thursday, June 20th - Sunday, June 23rd on your calendars!

CAMP TUTTLE

Now is the time to let Dawn know if your youth will attend Camp Tuttle this summer.  We will subsidize the cost of camp.  Please let Dawn know by May 15th by emailing dfleishman@wpcslc.org.  The dates are 7th & 8th Grade Camp (July 14 – 19) and High School Adventure Camp (July 21 – 26).

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY COMMITTEE
New committee members will join in June, I’d love a few folks who are interested in planning events and Sunday School to join our committee.  Please contact hlambert@wpcslc.org for more details.  Thank you!