Announcements for May 2 Welcoming Hearts - Growing in Faith and Service
NEXT SATURDAY - -WOMEN'S RETREAT ON ZOOM New! Announcement from PW PNNE of an Alternative Spring Retreat Option for 2021 All women are invited to attend the first ever virtual spring retreat by and for the members of Presbyterian Women in the Presbytery of Northern New England. Having felt the need to cancel our in-person retreat weekend for the 2nd year in a row, your coordinating team has decided to plan and execute a virtual substitute retreat to carry us over until next year when we plan to once again have an in-person retreat. Click here for all the details for this event. Date: Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 9am to 12 noon Location: Zoom link will be provided to all who register.
THIS WEEK AT NPC SUNDAY 10 AM Worship Noon Sunday School 7 PM New England Glow
MONDAY 25th Anniversary Team 6:30 PM
TUESDAY Nurture Working Group 6 PM
WEDNESDAY Table Talk 7 PM
SATURDAY Zoom Team 1 PM
HYBRID WORSHIP TO BEGIN NEXT SUNDAY -- MAY 9TH The Session hopes that you’ve read the good news sent to you earlier this week about our moving to Hybrid Worship on the 9th. Hybrid Worship means that some folks will still be on Zoom, but those who wish may join Pastor Sally in the Sanctuary. It is necessary to register to come to worship and to follow all safety guidelines.
OUR GARDENS Many, many thanks to everyone who worked so hard on Clean Up day and in the recent weeks to make our gardens ready for the blooms of spring! Everything looks wonderful!
Planting Day - new flowers for our gardens -- Saturday, May 15 will be planting day at church. You should buy what annuals you want for your garden.
25TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR 2021 is the 25th year since NPC was chartered as a PCUSA Congregation. We'll be celebrating all year long as we remember the stories of our and we hope you can help! STORIES Do you have a memory you could share? Don’t assume that someone else has already told it - we want to collect as many memories as we can. PICTURES Do you have photos to share? Please label them with the date, event. and the names of those in the pictures.
YOUR SUPPORT OF OUR MINISTRY TOGETHER Gifts to our Special Offerings, the Deacon's Ministry, our Missions, and to our Operating Budget can be sent to the church at: 1010 West Hollis St, Nashua NH 03062 Please be sure to note in the memo line of your check how you would like your gift to be used.
NEW ENGLAND GLOW! Our youth group is open to all youth (middle and high school students) no matter what stage of their faith or life journey they are on and no matter of their church affiliation (or non-affiliation). Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88291922819?pwd=Y2QvSW1PTTQvSHdwZ0VXc0dIdDArdz09 Meeting ID: 882 9192 2819 Passcode: 077555 [the link is the same for all meetings) Youth Group in May: Game Night Sunday, May 2 at 7 PM. Hosted by Fourth Presbyterian Church in Boston! Faith Talks Sunday, May 9 at 7 PM. TBA Camping Sunday Sunday, May 16 at 7 PM. Hosted by Camp Wilmot!
BELONGING TO GOD: A FIRST CATECHISM Approved by the 210th General Assembly (1998) of the PC(U.S.A.) For the coming year we will post one or two of the catechism questions each week. Question 15. What is the covenant? The covenant is an everlasting agreement between God and Israel.
Question 16. What is in this agreement? When God called Abraham and Sarah, God promised to bless their family, which was later called Israel. Through the people of Israel, God vowed to bless all the peoples of the earth. God promised to be Israel's God, and they promised to be God's people.
SCRIPTURE READINGS for May 2
Psalm 22:25-31; Acts 8:26–38; John 15:1–8; 1 John 4:7–21
WORSHIP is on Zoom Worship will continue to be via Zoom. The Session is following advice from CDC, the State of NH, our denomination, and our insurance company in making decisions about when and how to open the building up again. CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE LINK TO JOIN US ON ZOOM. [email@example.com or (603) 889-1170]
Our Sunday Zoom time opens up at 9:30 AM -- so come early and say ‘hi’ to folks. At 9:50 the Prelude begins and we have a time for prayer before worship begins at 10 AM. Immediately after the service you will be offered a chance to join a small group for conversation or to stay with the pastor and others in a larger group. Worship will continue to be via Zoom The Session is following advice from CDC, the State of NH, our denomination, and our insurance company in making decisions about when and how to open the building up again. The building is still closed to all outside groups.