From:                                         Concord Presbyterian Church <info@concordpc.org>

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To:                                               margaret.oboyle@concordpc.org

Subject:                                     Concord Connects - July 8, 2021

 

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concordconnects
  
July 8, 2021
  
Keeping you connected to the life and ministry of 

Concord Presbyterian Church!
 


Sunday, July 11 @ 10:00am
"Voices from the Psalms: I Am Your Servant" - Psalms 116
Pastor Steve Clark preaching

     For this Sunday, READ Psalm 116 and REFLECT: What do you hear the writer trying to express? Can you identify with that message? Is there anything in the psalm you find hard to accept or understand? What makes it difficult for you? If you could be in conversation with the writer, what question(s) would you ask them? What comments would you offer?
     Join us for IN-PERSON WORSHIP on Sunday at 10:00am; doors open at 9:40am. We have developed guidelines for your safety, including social distancing, mask wearing, hand sanitizing, and collecting contact tracing information. Click here to read a complete list of these guidelines if you plan to attend.
     For those who are not yet ready or able to attend our service in person, a live-streamed/recorded option is available on our website. To join us in WORSHIP ONLINE this Sunday, July 11, click on the picture above to go to our Concord website. Near the bottom of the home page, click on the same picture to connect with the worship video. The worship service will be available live at 10:00am Sunday morning or later in the day to view at your convenience. 

 

 


EVENING PRAYER SERVICE
THIS SUNDAY, JULY 11 - 7:00PM

JOIN US at Concord SUNDAY EVENING, July 11, for the first in a series of evening prayer services this summer. The 30-minute service of prayers, scripture, and music begins at 7:00pm on the church lawn near the office entrance. Bring your own chair and plan on social distancing (currently 3 feet). Masks not required but wear one if you prefer.

This Sunday evening, the Spiritual Formation ministry team will also be offering a "Praying in Color" activity for children and youth during outdoor evening worship (7-7:30pm) at the far end of the parking lot. Please join us!


Services will be held every twice a month through the summer: July 11 & 25, August 15 & 29.

 

 

 


 

 Donations Needed for Youth Group’s Mission Week at Home

Concord Youth Group will be volunteering at several Friendship House sites July 13-15 as part of a “Mission Week at Home” event. We will be packing up lunches and bringing them with us, and could use donations of the following:

  • Individual snack/chip bags
  • Individual cookie packs
  • Fruit cups (fruit packed in fruit juice)
  • Bags of apples
  • Juice boxes
  • Gatorade

Donations may be dropped off in the narthex this Sunday, July 11. Thank you!

 

 


CLOTHING BANK DONATIONS

Concord Youth Group will be transporting clothing donations to the Clothing Bank of Delaware and sorting clothes at the facility as part of their “Mission Week at Home.” If you have clean used clothing you would like to donate, please drop off in the narthex this Sunday, July 11.

We also ask that if you have any of the following items to donate, please put them in a separate bag marked “School Uniforms.” New or gently-used uniform items in children’s sizes 3T – 20:

  • Pants & Shorts: khaki & navy
  • Polo shirts & cardigans: white, navy & light blue
  • Dresses & skirts: khaki & navy

Click on link for more information about the Friendship House School Uniform Initiative.

 

 


MUG & MUFFIN
LIVE AND IN PERSON!

Our weekly MUG & MUFFIN gathering will meet in Jessie's Room next Wednesday, July 14, at our usual 10:00am meeting time, led by Pastor Steve Clark. You can still connect via Zoom (same info as always, shown below) if you would prefer to join the conversation that way. 

For those attending in person, there are still required protocols to follow:

  • Bring your mask. Unless all of those present are vaccinated and agree to go without masks, we will wear masks and practice social distancing during the gathering.
  • Bring your iPad, smartphone, laptop - whatever you generally use to connect from home. This will allow those joining via Zoom to see all the other participants.
  • If all those present are vaccinated and agree, participants may consume beverages they bring

To join ONLINE, click on this link.

 

 

Prayer List
Prayers of sympathy & caring for Kay Jewett and family on the death of her mother Tuesday evening. 
Prayers of comfort & condolence for Dottie Lund's sister Mary Ann Sinclair and family following the loss of her husband Richard on July 3.
Continued prayers for Bldg. Mgr. Duane Jessup's brother Ron - still undergoing chemo and in pain from an inoperable tumor.

Prayers of continued healing for Wayne Stahl, now in Manor Care for PT and rehab. Possible move soon to another facility for continuing care.
Prayers of comfort & healing for Margaret O'Boyle's Aunt Lois who broke her knee in a fall. Surgery scheduled for Friday.
Prayers for Anna Mae Landt, recently shaken up by a fall but thankfully no broken bones.
Prayers also for Dorothy Baker, recently moved from independent living to healthcare at Country House.

*** 
A Diaspora Prayer Group prays on Mondays at 9:00am for those on the church prayer list (of which this is just a part). If you would like to add names/needs to this list and this ministry of prayer, click here: info@concordpc.org.

 

 


Sally Coulson
Celebration of Life
Sat., July 10 - 10:30am
in the sanctuary

 

 

BLANKET SUNDAY THANK YOU
from Church World Service


 

 It is because of your congregation that CWS is ready to respond when disaster strikes –
thank you! In the video I link to a recent story that shows the impact of your generosity –
you can also read the story here.

[Concord raised $1,040 during March for the Church World Service Blankets+ Offering.]

 

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