Announcements

Announcements

WORSHIP ON SUNDAY, October 2, 2022

09:30 AM:  Morning Classes | VIEW OPTIONS

10:30 AM: Sermon by Rev. Manuel Padilla  entitled, “Missions begins with the Eyes” from Ephesians 1:15-23

6:00 PM: Lord’s Supper Service

  • Worship Service – Bulletin
  • Activity Worksheet – Ages 3-6 | Ages 7-12
  • Nursery is available on a limited basis – please check in at kiosks upon arrival.
  • Children Worship available for age 4 through grade 2. Topic: “Living on Mission by Taking God’s Love to All People” referencing Matthew 16:24 and John 15:13.
  • We live stream at 10:30AM, and the video can also be watched later. | WATCH LIVE

The Lord’s Supper is served on the 3rd Sunday of the month during the morning service, and also during the evening service which takes place on the first Sunday of each month at 6PM.

EVENTS:

  • Oct. 1 – One last elder meetup | REGISTER
  • Oct. 2 – Lunch with Rev. Manuel Padilla-Morales| REGISTER
  • Oct. 4 – ELM First night of classes, 7 PM @CPC | MORE INFO
  • Oct. 4 – Open House at the Sharps with Bilge Ilieri  & Manuel Padilla | RSVP
  • Oct. 8 – CPC Work day at church! Contact Matt if you are able to help!
  • Oct. 10 – October GLEAM | RSVP
  • Oct. 14 – CPC Women’s BUNCO night | REGISTER
  • Oct. 16 – Lunch with the Coulbournes | REGISTER
  • Oct. 26 – Cookout at the Childresses with Katherine Hines | RSVP
  • Oct. 29 – Trunk or Treat | REGISTER

NEWS:

  • We are looking for people to provide snacks for the 2022-23 English Language Ministry on Tuesday nights starting Oct. 4th. Please contact Katie Jordan at [email protected] if you’re interested! 
  • We are looking for 2-3 more people to help count the offering after church on Sundays. Please contact Lorin Johnson if you want more information!
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MEN Join the Momentum Group to keep up with news and events.  Email us with any questions.

YOUTH MINISTRIES  Revolution ~ High School & Shine ~ Middle School 

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PRAYER

  • Confidential requests to elders – If you have a prayer request, you can ask our elders to pray confidentially. Method #1: fill out a slip on Sunday morning and place it in the offering; or Method #2:  email [email protected]
  • Requests to our Prayer Chain – You can also ask the members of our broader CPC Prayer Chain to lift up your need. | EMAIL OFFICE
  • Sign up to be on the Prayer Chain – You will receive a prayer guide on Thursdays, and occasional timely requests for individuals. | SIGN UP 
  • Morning Prayer Gatherings:  Wednesdays, 10 AM | Join virtually for prayer. These meetings last 30 about minutes. |JOIN GROUP to receive Zoom info.
  • Monday evening prayer team | JOIN
GIVING

You can give online via Church Center (please log in first).

Text to Give: text a dollar amount to 84321 to start the process.

We have boxes for a special Deacons fund offering during services in which we have Lord’s Supper.

You can also mail in a check to the church office.

REGULAR (UNDESIGNATED) GIVING THRU: September 25

Annual Giving Goal              $1,415,000
Weekly Operation Need         $27,212
Last Week’s Giving                     $13,829
YTD Budget Goal                  $1,061,250
Actual YTD Giving                    $779,662


MISSIONS

We have two Missions Groups on the Church Center – one for local missions, and one for global missions. Members of these groups receive periodic emails from the office, forwarding prayer requests and updates from our various missions supported by CPC.  We also have events where you can hear from the missionaries directly. 
Join the Local Missions Group  |  Join the World Missions Group

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

We need some more hearts and hands at work to keep things running smoothly.  Please view and fill out THIS FORM  to indicate how you can serve now or in the future.

Nursery
We are in need of 2-3 more workers so that our nursery can stay open and running smoothly! Contact Megan if you’d like to learn more!

Children’s Sunday School*  
We are in need of 2-3 substitutes that could assist as an aide or teacher periodically throughout the year. 

Financial Counters*
Count the offering and enter the checks into our records. 

Coffee Ministry
Brew and set up, or take down and clean up! This is a team that rotates, so you would serve once a month.

Children’s Worship*
We need a few more teachers to serve in Children’s Worship, during the sermon. Contact Vicki Vandenheuvel if you’d like to learn more!

Greeters/ Welcome Desk
This is where our new visitors can check in and be welcomed; and where they can get answers to their questions about Bible studies, children’s ministries, etc.  (You don’t have to have all the answers; just know about our web site and Church Center!)

Meals Ministry 
It’s  a blessing to receive the gift of a meal when your family has had an unexpected event (or the life-changing arrival of a new family  member)! If you would like to be on the list of people who occasionally provide meals to our members and regular attenders after a birth or hospitalization, join the team that receives notifications whenever there is a new Care Calendar. Join this group on Church Center to learn more!

Audio / Visual
PowerPoint operators, camera operators and audio engineers needed for the morning services. We will provide training! Contact Pastor PD Mayfield if you’d like to learn more!

Route 1 Day Center is planning to open for volunteer meal service teams again in the next few months. Rachel Schaefer is looking for more volunteers to help with this. Please contact Rachel or JOIN THE GROUP to get involved!

*Must submit to a basic background check, which we will take care of for you.


OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Samaritan’s Purse is hiring for Operation Christmas Child. Our seasonal positions include a wide variety of customer service positions – including team coaches, greeters, and floor coordinators.  There are also a variety of warehouse positions – including dockworkers, quality/inventory control, class A CDL drivers and forklift drivers. The ideal candidates for these positions will have a saving relationship with Jesus Christ, align with the mission of Samaritan’s Purse, work well with volunteers, be flexible, and able to function well in a fast-paced environment.

  • Seasonal Employment (mid-November through mid-December) at the Operation Christmas Child facility in Baltimore, MD area.
  • 40+ hours per week, Monday – Saturday (Thanksgiving Day off)
  • Customer Service Team Member Job Description: Samaritan’s Purse Customer Service Job Link
  • Warehouse Team Member Job Description: Samaritan’s Purse Warehouse Job link
  • Hourly pay rate of $20 per hour for Customer Service and Warehouse Workers

Columbia Pregnancy Center Opportunities

  • Also accepting registration for our Transforming Your Story Program which will begin in in fall. Transforming your Story is a 9 week scriptural reflection on the grace and mercy of God for women who have had an abortion.
  • We Support Dads! At the Columbia Pregnancy Center we recognize the importance of Dads.  We are thankful for our fathers who make personal sacrifices to support their baby mamas and commit to be active and involved in their child’s life. The Center welcomes Dads to attend our education classes taught by doctors, nurses and health experts teaching childbirth, lactation, nutrition, and infant care. In addition to our live classes, we have hundreds of classes that we can stream to a phone to help build knowledge and expand skills to help dads, and our moms, be prepared for parenthood. We have 11 classes designed JUST FOR MEN. If you are an expectant Dad, we are here to help. Contact us by calling or texting 410-730-3223 and check out our services for men.

CPC Marketplace is a private Facebook group for the purpose of selling household items, giveaways, job opportunities, housing requests, advice on home projects, etc.  If you are not a member of Facebook, the office can post there for you with your contact information.  Join here.

Amazon Smile: The Amazon Smile program is set up for you to shop on Amazon as you usually do, with the only difference that you must start with the website address smile.amazon.com instead of www.amazon.com. When you use Amazon Smile, be sure to designate Columbia Presbyterian Church in Columbia, MD (NOT the one in MS = Mississippi!) as your nonprofit charity, and the church will receive 0.5 percent of your purchase from the Amazon Smile Foundation.  Once you’ve first chosen CPC as your designated charity, it will be selected automatically every time you begin with smile.amazon.com. It’s that simple!

Want to support individuals in need in Howard County?
Grassroots Crisis Intervention accepts donations year round.  READ MORE to find out what kind of items they need.
Community Action Council can always use volunteers and donated goods. LEARN MORE