WHAT’S HAPPENING AT CPC

Our Purpose:  At Covington Presbyterian Church we SEEK ways to better understand and share God’s good news of salvation offered by Jesus Christ.  We shall STRIVE to be living examples of His love for our congregation as well as local and global communities .  We SHARE our wealth, time talents and faith with those in need.  We SERVE our neighbors as Christ calls us to do.

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Reverend Jeff Sims’ topic at the 10:30 worship service Sunday, November 18 is “Don’t Lose Focus”  –  Mark 13 : 1-8  

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Have you heard the buzz around CPC on Sunday mornings?  There are many more people using our space and connecting in important ways.  Our Sunday School has added classes for children and adults.  Come and see what’s happening!

Children’s Sunday School Classes begin at 9:15 a.m.  During the same hour there will be a Study and Fellowship Class for Parents in the education building.  There are three classes for Children:      

Nursery for 0 to 4 year olds  –  1st floor Education Building.  

PreK to 2nd Grade – 2nd floor Education Building.  

3rd to 6th Grade – 2nd floor Education Building

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KIRKIN”!!

During our worship service on October 28, we celebrated Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans, an old Scottish blessing of families or “clans” of the church. It is one of our favorite services and includes bagpipes and a procession of the tartans.

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STEWARDSHIP AT CPC…

Stewardship Season is here and we are celebrating the theme, “Gratitude for Grace.”  God has certainly given us much.  Let’s show our gratitude by pledging to God’s work in the world.  Your pledge to CPC is appreciated.

There are new tax laws related to stewardship donations.  Please click below to learn more about using your IRA for charitable contributions.

New Tax Info

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Communication at CPC  

George Bernard Shaw once said that “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”  In many ways it is both the easiest and hardest thing we do.   We try to keep CPC informed about what’s going on in these five ways.  How many do you take advantage of?  

The CPC Website:  www.covpresby.org

The Weekly Scroll:  Delivered by email to your inbox.

The Lamplighter:  Published bi-monthly and  available (1) On Line at www.covpresby.org under the “CPC Events” tab;  2) Delivered by email to your inbox; and 3) Available in printed form in the sanctuary foyer.   

CPC Facebook Page:  www.facebook.com/covpreby/

Order of Worship:  Available at each Sunday Worship Service.

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The November-December issue of The Lamplighter is now available.  You can get a copy in several ways:   1) On Line at www.covpresby.org under the “CPC Events” tab;  2) Sent directly to your email address; and 3) A printed copy that is available in the sanctuary foyer.   

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The Adult Bible Study meets on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and all adults are welcome to join.  It uses a DVD series “The Unshakable Hope” by Max Lucando that is designed to help participants view their problems in light of God’s many promises.    

The Sunday morning Fellowship Class is now studying “Reformation Questions, Reformation Answers: 95 Key Events, People and Issues” by Donald K McKim   It meets each Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall and all are welcome to visit or join the class.  Last fall we celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.  

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Our Northshore Food Bank Drive continues.  Our goal for 2018 is 9,000 pounds.  As of November 13, we have contributed in dollar donations and food a total of 7,916 pounds.  This means we need another 1,084 in food or dollars by the end of the year.  This equates to 154 pounds per week.  

We’re almost there!  Keep up the momentum.

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CHRISTMAS NEWS

CPC’s Session has agreed to move our December 23, Sunday morning  Worship Service to our sister church, Madisonville Presbyterian Church at 9:00a.m.  

The Monday December 24, Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be held at Covington Presbyterian Church at 5:00p.m.

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Suzanne Davis recently joined.   Welcome, Suzanne.  We are pleased to have you in our congregation.  

Our Confirmation class completed its preparation and also recently joined.  

And we also welcome Stephanie Mize, Thelma Stallcup and Linda Stewart.    

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