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UPCOMING EVENTS

SECOND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Come see us at our church home at 214 Mountain Avenue, SW; Roanoke, VA 24016. For questions or directions, call (540) 343-3659.

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RALLY DAY is Sunday, September 10. Worship hours resume at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. and a special introduction to Sunday School will be held at 10:00 a.m. Watch your mail for the annual Christian Education booklet which we'll send out on September 1, 2017.

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EARLY DEADLINE for October issue of the Second Sheet!

The deadline will be on September 6, one week earlier than usual. Please write sally@spres.org if you plan to submit an article!

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Here's the link to use for Gwyn Loftin's blog on her Mission Work

through The Wold Race organization! http://gwynloftin.theworldrace.org/

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All about the Trent Youth Rally this October 1!

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Habitat for Humanity Ceremony - The Apostles Build for 2017 is complete! On Saturday, August 19, 2017, at 502 17th Street, NW; Roanoke, VA, the keys will be presented to the new homeowners. The dedication ceremony for the Jordan family begins at 11:00 a.m., and a Celebration and Picnic begin at 12:00 noon. RSVP by August 15 to Jenny Lee at Habitat for Humanity if you can attend. Click above to open the invitation.

Email jennylee@habitat-roanoke.org, or call (540) 344-0747 x-103.

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The Second Presbyterian's TRENT GET-AWAY at Massanetta Springs will be August 11-13, 2017 Click here for the brochure. You may choose to sign up for a waiting list or possible cancellation slot. Register online at: https://goo.gl/forms/PTBOsNj0qtezZMkc2 Join us for this special annual tradition: a weekend of recreation and renewal. Families and individuals are welcome, programs for all ages. Questions may be directed to Kevin Connelly (537-9449) or kconnelly@landscapesupplyva.com. Featuring keynote speaker, the Rev. Lori Raible of Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, NC. Retreat Theme: The Trip of a Lifetime: An Old Testament Journey for all families, tent dwellers, and wanderers.

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Transportation to Church - If you can offer another transportation to our church, please notify John Stafford through the church office, 343-3659, or email stacy@spres.org. John Stafford is spearheading this program and he wants to collect names and information from those willing to drive. Please fill out the form in current bulletins or July's Second Sheet and you'll be contacted as needs arise. Thank you for answering the call to make getting to church a possibility for someone needing a ride.

Or supply the following information to the office . . .

TRANSPORTATION TO CHURCH

Yes, I can help! Name ____________________________________________________

Address _________________________________________________________________

Phone number ___________________ Email Address ________________________

I can transport # ____ people in my vehicle.

I can help on a ____ regular basis or an ____ occasional basis.

Any questions you may have for John? __________________________________ .

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We thank Hayden Hollingsworth for sharing his lecture from May 7, 2017, Pop-Up Sunday School Class entitled "Transition and Transformation." Printed copies can be found alongside the sermons in the rack, or simply click here.

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Roanoke College - Visit roanoke.edu to learn about the series of special academic events leading into their anniversary year 2017 in commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Free public lectures (click here). Martin Luther and Dietrich Bonhoeffer Featured: Dr. Michael DeJonge analyzes of famous German martyr's relationship to Reformation legacy. Date | Time: Thursday, October 12, 2017 | 6:00 PM

Location: Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center, Roanoke College

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2016 Annual Report - Quick link to our latest Annual Report!

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FAMILY PROMISE of Greater Roanoke -

If you'd like to help, please contact one of the SPC Coordinators: Lauren Ellerman, Shelby Bingham, Lucinda Hancock

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Welcome Preschool Families! Resource booklet: Bedtime with Children: Writing on the Tablets of Their Hearts" was first presented by Dr. Anderson on Preschool Sunday.

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A REVOLUTION UPDATE - Second Presbyterian Church's missionary to the Dominican Republic through Solid Rock International, Ken Potter, continues to share his DR experiences with us through this blog: visit http://sriclinic.blogspot.com.

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WILLS EMPHASIS BROCHURE - Read for more information on how to Plan a Legacy, In Your Will. __________________________________________________________________________

Various Radio Spots Promoting the Church and Church Programs:

Click here to listen to CHURCH MISSION WORK in DR on radio

Click here to listen to CHURCH DIVERSITY PROMO on radio

Click here to listen to CHURCH CONNECTEDNESS PROMO on radio

Click here to listen to EDMUNDS LECTURES PROMO on radio

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Click here to visit the Second Presbyterian YOUTH MINISTRY blog, now with postings from the earlier BIBLES & BRICKS Mission Trips to the Dominican Republic!

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SLIDE SHOWS! - Click links to view!

  • Children's Choirs sing with Chancel Choir (3rd-5th grades)
  • Preschoolers learn the Game of Soccer!
  • Flowers in Worship
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    CONCERNS - Members of Second Presbyterian and their loved ones are asked to inform the church staff if you are aware of any illnesses, hospitalizations, scheduled surgeries, deaths, or other pastoral concerns. We ask your help so we can be attentive to needs of the congregation and their extended families.

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    KEN POTTER - For the next two-to-three years (starting in 2014), Ken (and wife Stacy) will be living in San Juan de la Maguana overseeing construction of the new Solid Rock Clinic to be located in a flood-safe area. Follow ongoing activities on Ken's blog where he posts updates/videos: http://sriclinic.blogspot.com

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    PRESCHOOL Program Opportunities!

    Second Presbyterian Church, in conjunction with the Kittye Susan Trent Fund, has generously supported, both actively and financially, continued growth of the Preschool and Children's Garden program. Contact Molly Simpson (Preschool and Mother's Morning Out Director) for information (342-6405) or visit their website (click here).

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    Safe Place Child & Youth Protection Policy

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    Click on MEMORIAL SERVICES and WEDDINGS to receive guidance about these services at Second Presbyterian Church.

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    You can make or manage your pledge on-line, just "Launch the Form" at the bottom of the "pledge on-line" page.

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