Feb 23, 2014 Announcements

Last week we ordained and installed some of our leaders for the next few years.  Kevin Kim and Jennifer Herzig were ordained and installed to the office of Deacon, serving for one year.  Also to be installed as Deacons for a one year term of service are Anne Camelio, Val Donovan and Salam Lebbos.

Joshua Herzig was ordained and  installed to the office of Elder, serving for a three year term.  Ruth Allen agreed to another three year term of Elder.  She was installed again.  Currently serving elders on Session include Liz Cavano, Craig Milanesi, Ellen Schemerhorn and Randy Winchester.  We heartily thank Jill Auger for her six years of service on Session.

Sermon:  “Weapons of the Meek”

Scriptures:  Mathew 5:38-48;  Leviticus 19:1-2,9-18

The lectionary readings this week keep us focused on Matthew’s version of the Sermon on the Mount. These passages have sometimes been used to characterize the Christian life in a rather passive way — justifying domestic violence even!   To live in the ways that Jesus is suggesting is anything but passive!

Join us for worship on Sunday, February 23rd at 10:30 a.m. and for coffee and fellowship after the service.

The Men’s Bible Study Group
will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Panera Bread at Porter Square on Wednesday, February 26th. (Please note the date change.)  Please contact Kevin, Josh, Solimar or Pierre for more details.

Ash Wednesday Service
There will be an Ash Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary on March 5th.  Join us as we begin our journey in to Lent.

March 8th CHPC Quarterly Potluck
Save the date (think spring!) and more details to come.

Session Meeting
The Session will meet on Monday, March 10th at 7:30 p.m.

Copies of the Clarendon Hill church directory are available.  You can find them on the table at the back of the sanctuary. If you would like an electronic copy of the directory, please contact Ellen. (ellends1313@gmail.com)


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