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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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Worship hours returned to 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. on RALLY DAY, September 10. Click the following link to view the annual Christian Education booklet.

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  • Advent Workshop - November 19 (3:30 p.m.)
  • Thanksgiving Day and Friday after, November 23-24 - and the church will be closed both days.
  • December 3 - Christmas Cantata
  • December 10 - Christmas Dinner and Pageant
  • Christmas Eve Services - December 24 (11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m., 10:00 p.m.) (There will not be a 9:00 a.m. service on Christmas.)
  • WE EXTEND SPECIAL THANKS to Shelley Lyons who will be managing the bulletin production for the next few weeks in November.
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    Can We Even Talk? A Forum on Social Discourse - Thursday, October 26, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Second Presbyterian. HEALTHCARE: Universal Need and Economic Reality (click here for promotional link.)

    LISTEN TO THE FORUM on HEALTHCARE (click here)

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    SECOND PRESBYTERIAN TALKS - Volume 1

    Hear from our pastors about what is going on with the church!

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    Presbyterian Women's Gathering of the PC(USA)

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    Kentucky Mission Trip - Seniors undertook project in summer 2017!

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    We thank Hayden Hollingsworth for sharing his lecture from the October 1, 2017, Pop-Up Sunday School Class entitled "Eight Pillars of Joy." Printed copies can be found alongside the sermons in the rack, or simply click here._

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    All about the Trent Youth Rally on October 1.

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    Please join us each month for "Men's Breakfast." We meet every first Wednesday (September-May), 7:30 a.m. at the Roanoker Restaurant. No advance reservations are required. Bible study will be led primarily by Dr. George Anderson. We order from the menu; ladies are welcome to join in!

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    Presbyterian Women's Thank Offering - November 14, 2017

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

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

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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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    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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