Welcome to The Presbyterian Church in Geneva

Worship Schedule:

Sunday, March 26, 2017 –  4th Sunday in Lent

  • 8:15 am – Worship Service
  • 9:00 am – Fellowship / Coffee Hour
  • 9:00 amSunday School9:00 am
  • 9:15 amAdult Forum
  • 10:30 am – Worship Service
    • Special Music:
      • Adult Choir, “Ah, Holy Jesus”
      • Adult Bell Choir w/Tom McClure – Flute, “What Wondrous Love Is This”
  • Hymns:
    • “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” (# 39)
    • “Open My Eyes, That I May See” (# 451) (10:30 only)
    • “Be Thou My Vision” (# 450)
  • Scripture:  Ephesians 5:8-14, John 9:1-7
  • Sermon: “With Eyes Wide Open”
  • Minister: Rev. Dr. Deborah Lind-Schmitz
  • 11:30 am – Fellowship / Coffee Hour
  • 11:45 am – Passages
 
 

Upcoming Events:

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Mar
29
Wed
37th Annual Lenten Prayer Breakfast Series @ The Presbyterian Church in Geneva
Mar 29 @ 6:45 am

Lenten Prayer Breakfasts

The Presbyterian Church, in cooperation with the Christian congregations of the Geneva Area Interfaith Council, is again hosting the Lenten Breakfast series.  You are cordially invited to attend any or all of them. 

March 1 Matthew 5:3 Rev. Dr. Deb Lind-Schmitz
The Presbyterian Church
March 8 Matthew 19:13-22 Rev. Janice Bourne
Retired Baptist Minister
March 22 Matthew 19:27-30 Father Thomas Mull
Our Lady of Peace Parish
March 29 Matthew 20:17-18, 20-28 Rev. Tae Kun Kim
United Methodist Church
April 5 Matthew 20:29-34 Rev. Cameron Miller
Trinity Episcopal Church
April 12 Matthew 19:23-26 Rev. Donald Golden
Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church

 

The breakfasts are held in the Fellowship Hall of The Presbyterian Church, 24 Park Place, and will begin promptly at 6:45 am and will adjourn by 7:30 am for those who must leave for work.  Please park in the lot off Washington Ave and enter by way of the north door.  A free will offering is taken and anything over the “chef’s” costs is given to One Great Hour of Sharing.  The suggested donation is $4.00.  We invite you to make this series a part of your Lenten experience.  Come and bring a friend.

Mar
30
Thu
Choir Practice @ Choir Room
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm

Our active and vibrant choir meets on Thursday evenings from 7:30 until 9:00. The choir is open to all adults and high school students who enjoy singing. Throughout the year, we sing for Sunday Worship and for special occasions such as Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunday, and the Sacred Song Service. We welcome you to come and join us.

Mar
31
Fri
Lenten Bible Study Soup / Supper
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm

Lenten Bible Study
Soup/Supper
 
ISAIAH, JEREMIAH, LAMENTATIONS
Immersion Bible Study
 

“How do we find hope when we are in the midst of great loss?  Why does God allow suffering?  From the Assyrian conquest of Israel and the threat to Judah during Isaiah’s ministry to the Babylonian destruction of Jerusalem and the exile of its citizens during Jeremiah’s ministry, God’s covenant people have suffered great losses.  In Lamentations a poet shows us how to mourn loss, while the prophets Isaiah and Jeremiah express hope in God’s ongoing love, mercy, justice, and restoration, a hope we can claim for ourselves during our times of tragedy.”  (Immersion Bible Studies)
 
This year in our Lenten study, we will be studying the Old Testament for a deeper knowledge and understanding of God’s word to us as the faithful.  Through study of scripture, we will hear God’s message to us and then use that message on our faith journey.  Not only will we experience a deeper faith, but we will also use the words of the prophets to reach out to others and live our faith.
 
Our study will begin on Friday, February 24 and will continue each Friday evening through April 7.  A meal of soup, bread and fruit provided by the study participants will begin at 6 pm followed by the study at 7 pm.  The study ends at 8 pm as we share good wishes and go out to be God’s hands in the world.  This is an 8 week study and includes:
 
Prophecies of Judgment Against the Nations
Prophecies in Favor of Israel
Prophecies of Israel’s Deliverance
Prophecies of the Messiah
Jeremiah’s Call and His Warnings to Judah
Prophecies Against Other Nations
The Fall and Restoration of Jerusalem
Mourning for Jerusalem’s Holocaust
 
Join us for this opportunity to study God’s word and share our personal experiences from scripture.  Contact Diana Capron with any questions you may have about the study.  See you there.
 

Apr
1
Sat
Serrv Shop Open
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Apr
2
Sun
Food Collection
Apr 2 all-day

Food collecton for the Center of Concern

Two-cents-a-meal offering
Apr 2 all-day

Put two cents a meal into a container for every meal that you eat.  Bring your offering to church on the 1st Sunday of every month.

Worship Service @ Chapel
Apr 2 @ 8:15 am
Sunday School @ Christian Eductation Wing Upstairs
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am
Worship Service @ Sanctuary
Apr 2 @ 10:30 am
Apr
3
Mon
Interpretation & Stewardship (I & S)
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm

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Pastor Deb Interviewed on WGVA

Did you miss Pastor Deb’s interview Monday, March 20th on WGVA Radio? You can listen to her interview at http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/WGVA-OD
 
Then Scroll down to 032017-D-Linz-Schmitz-Geneva-Presbyterian-Church.

The Eco Tip for March

Fresh lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers and chard,
Grow your own vegetables in your backyard!
And if you want to do someone a favor,
Put in an extra plant for your neighbor!!

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SERRV

Following the devastating earthquakes in Nepal in spring 2015, SERRV has continued to respond to the needs of artisans and their families. (more…)

Girl Scouts

GIRL SCOUTS CELEBRATE OVER 100 YEARS
of Empowering Girls

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Presbyterian Women

Needles/Crafts – Won’t meet during Winter Months

Upcoming Events:

PW Meeting –Sunday, March 19th @ 11:45am. All interested Presbyterian Women are invited to come and join us and learn what we are about. (more…)

From the Parish Nurse

Dear Church Family,

March is “Save Your Eyesight” month.  We often take for granted our health when all is going well.  Then, something happens and we wish we had done things differently.  (more…)

Take Note


 
As we enter the Lenten season and journey through Palm Sunday to Easter, it is a great time to join the choir for a season of singing.  We have wonderful anthems planned for this reflective journey in musical styles from Baroque to contemporary, including a piece that will join the children’s choirs with the adult choir on Palm Sunday. (more…)

Save the date! Annual Brunch and Auction

 

Save the date!

Palm Sunday, April 9th

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Bowling

Youth Fellowship
March
Grades 6 – 12

Time: 1:00 – 3:00 (more…)