February 16, 2017

CHURCH NEWS
 
Centering Prayer is held every Tuesday evening at 6:30 in the Choir Room.  It is a meditative practice in the middle of a hectic week.   Join us as we focus on finding a peaceful center in the midst of busy lives.
 
Mark your calendars for the all-church Mardi Gras celebration on Tuesday, Feb 28 at 6pm!  Join us for a pancake dinner, music, art, dancing, and short devotional. RSVP in Fellowship Hall to help us budget for bacon!
 
Ash Wednesday simple soup supper and short worship service will be held on March 1st at 6pm. Sign up to bring a pot of soup for the gathering.
 
At our Maundy Thursday (April 13) worship service this year, the choir will sing Dubois's famous cantata, The Seven Last Words of Christ. We would like to invite any and all singers to join the choir for this one-time event, with rehearsals each Thursday evening in the choir room from 8:15-9:00. Please consider lending your voice! Contact Ken Udy if you have any questions.
 
Interested in becoming a Congregational Care Minister?  There are several members of our congregation that could use a visit.  We currently do not have enough ministers to carry the load.  Please find an hour a week or every other week to reach out.  Contact Terresa Newport for more info.
 
Working Together: Building Sustainable Teams - Learn how to make five volunteers who are feeling disconnected turn into ten volunteers who are on fire! This training is on March 4 from 9:00 to 12:00 in the Loft. For more information contact Clare at clarecoonan@gmail.com
 
SERVICE AT WASATCH
 
Soup kitchen sandwich making will be Feb 21st at 7:00-8:00 in the kitchen. Deacons need help to make our 700 to 800 sandwiches. We serve at St. Vincent de Paul (235 South Rio Grande St.) on Feb 22nd at 4:30. We need 18 to 20 volunteers for this night, so sign up for this opportunity now.  Rocky Cox email rocky@buddybrown.com or call 801-474-1501
 
Epiphany Fellowship:  Consult the bulletin board in Fellowship Hall to see how your Prison Ministry donations benefit Women coming out of prison.
 
CLASSES & CONVERSATIONS
 
Adult Education
• MaryJane Chase leads a class on the Protestant Reformation in Rm 356
• Rev. Scott Dalgarno explores the world’s religions through the eyes of scholar Huston Smith in the Library
• A discussion of the lectionary is being held in the Room 116
• New to Wasatch? Join our 3 week Wasatch 101 class to find out more about Presbyterians and our church community starting February 26. 

Pastor’s Book Group is reading “And Live Rejoicing: Chapters from a Charmed Life” by spiritual trailblazer Huston Smith.  Pastor Scott will lead a discussion of this exuberant memoir of an extraordinary life on Feb 21 at 11:00am & 7:00pm in the Library.