At Rally Day on Sunday, September 10th and again on Monday, September 11th, Neil Sjoblom will be in our Sanctuary taking group pictures for our new pictorial directory.
The church office now has the capability of sending email to the congregation in mass. We anticipate using this capability exclusively to convey important messages to the entire congregation in a timely manner, for instance to announce worship schedule changes.
The Membership & Evangelism Committee is planning the annual preparation of Care Boxes to be sent to our college students and Welcome Bags to be delivered to HWS students who are Presbyterians.
On June 11 we welcomed seven new members to our congregation:
- Gary Baxter, Hugh and Martha French, and Preston and Kristy Garretson all came to us by reaffirmation of faith.
- Bonnie Osborne and Stuart Sewell came by letter of transfer.
When is a cup of coffee more than a cup of coffee? When it is Fair Trade Plus CAFE JUSTO. Cafe Justo is a grower owned coffee cooperative located in Agua Prieta, Mexico, just across the Arizona border.
Linda and I are 2,780 miles or so from Geneva having traversed the hills and plains, passed through villages (we like driving the “blue highways” when we can) and some of the great cities, crossed some of the most beautiful mountain passes and deep valleys, driven through sun washed landscapes, downpours and clouds and smoke (there are several big fires out here) and have arrived at the cabin we have rented near Bass Lake in the beautiful Cabinet Mountains of Montana. We have seen the beauty of this great land and celebrate the wonders that our God has created for us to tend and keep. Music fills our heart and minds.
The Presbyterian Women of the Geneva Presbytery will host the 2017 Fall Gathering at the United Presbyterian Church in Hornell, NY on Saturday, September 9, 2017.