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July 28, 2022
Keeping you connected to the life and ministry of 

Concord Presbyterian Church!



Bertram Poole Art, christianartnow.blogspot

Sunday, July 31 @ 10:00am
Luke 12:13-21
Rev. Kathie Pownall preaching

     This week’s scripture is about the “sensitive” subject of wealth. Questions to think about: Who helps you make your financial decisions? With whom do you share your financial information? In Luke 12:13-21, we read about a man who asked Jesus for help with a financial practice common at the time. Jesus answered him in the usual way by telling him a story. In the story the man speaks only to himself when considering his financial matters. He addresses himself as “Self.” 
     Who do you think God wants us to consult when we are making decisions about our wealth [or lack of]? How do you think those without extra abundance hear this parable? How do YOU hear it? 

     Join us for IN-PERSON WORSHIP on Sundays at 10:00am; doors open at 9:40am. We have developed guidelines for your safety, including encouraging (but not requiring) mask wearing and social distancing. 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 July 31, 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. 


Summer Worship for Children 
Children are always welcome in worship here at Concord.
Children's Sermons will continue during the summer, and there will be quiet activities
available in the back of the sanctuary that children may take to the pews during the service.
J.A.M. Session will resume in September. 



Concord's Vacation Bible School - July 25-29, 2022
Ambitious crafts, creative snacks, fun for all...




Mission at Home Week

We invite you to click on the image above to view the Mission Week at Home video edited by Evan Jerista. Evan is a senior communications major at the College of New Jersey, with a specialization in radio, TV, and film. He will also have two minors, one in Interactive Multimedia and one in Broadcast and Multimedia Journalism. We are very grateful to him for his time and expertise in making this video.



 Prayer List
Healing prayers for Carol Lind - being treated for an eye condition.
Healing prayers also for Marj Johnson, now suffering from COVID.
Prayer of relief that Gayle & Chip Hazel have now tested negative for COVID & are feeling much better.
 Prayer of thanks that Bob & Edee Fenimore also tested negative & were released from COVID quarantine last week.
Prayers of rejoicing & thanks for all the children, helpers, & teachers taking part in this week's Vacation Bible School.
 Prayers of strength & healing for Jo Ann Cipolla's aide Marva, being treated for uterine cancer.
Prayers for Marcie Jorgensen's parents as they transition to a new living arrangement & for Marcie as she assists them with their move. 
Continued prayers for Don Greene, now back in his apartment at Country House following a recent stay in the hospital & healthcare.
Continued prayers of healing for June Tshudy, Wayne Stahl, Ginnie Mayforth, Helen Sproul & others struggling with mobility issues.

 Prayers for the world this week: for the farmers of the world, coping with war & climate change; for all those suffering from the recent heatwaves; for the leaders of the world as they work for peace between nations. 
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:



Chancel Flowers

Donating the flower arrangement for the front of the sanctuary is a lovely way to honor or remember a family member or commemorate a special occasion. Following the service, you may choose to take the flowers home or leave them for delivery to one of our homebound members. August 28 and the month of September are still available. If you are interested, please contact the Church Office.



Our weekly MUG & MUFFIN Bible study will be on hiatus until September. Please watch Concord Connects and the Sunday bulletin for the resumption of our weekly gatherings.




Through the end of August, the Church Office will be closed on Mondays
and open Tuesday-Friday, 10:30am-2:30pm.


Pastor Steve Clark will be out of the office for vacation and study leave July 15 - August 6.
We are grateful that Parish Associate Rev. Kathie Pownall is available to preach 
and handle any pastoral emergencies that may arise.
Kathie can be reached on 302/373-7127 or



Your Help Is Needed...

Fellowship & Refreshments following Worship
August 21, September 4 & 25

Only a few more Sundays are in need of a "host" for our after-church fellowship on the lawn. Just bring your smile and a simple snack - nothing fancy or homemade required! The Deacon in Charge will set up two tables on the lawn (weather permitting). Supplies for the fellowship time are kept in the narthex kitchenette. Set out cups, napkins, trash can, cold beverages (all provided by the church), your snack...and there you have it! 

To sign up to host, click on the following link:
Please be sure to scroll down to the bottom and hit "SUBMIT" - you'll get a confirmation right away and a reminder on the Friday before you are hosting. 


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