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WHITE ROCK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

THE OVERLOOK
October 12th, 2019
Sunday, October13th, 2019
Worship Leadership:  The Rev. Deb Worley is our Pastor, Christine Torres is our liturgist, James Ro is our technical maestro, and Rheta Moazzami is our pianist. Thank you to all! We celebrate World Communion Sunday with the Lord’s Supper.
Scripture Reading for Sunday
Acts 10:34-35 
 
The Peace & Global Witness Offering:  Sunday is the last day to make your PCUSA Special Offering! A portion of the offering will be used by our church to support Frontera de Cristo which ministers to needs of migrants at our border with Mexico. By supporting the Peace & Global Witness Offering, we "…encourage people to cast off anxiety and fear, discord and division, and embrace God's reconciling mission to those around the corner and around the world, confronting hopelessness, thwarting division and empowering congregations and individuals to become peacemakers themselves”. 
 
ALL ARE INVITED! Adult Discipleship Opportunity:  This morning Pastor Deb continues our study of the book of Acts using Lesson 3 in the book called, “We Are the Church…Let’s Act Like It.” Let’s explore together what’s possible for WRPC when we partner with God’s Holy Spirit! All are invited and encouraged to participate!
Pastor Installation Service
 Everyone is invited to come and celebrate the beginning of a new season in the life of WRPC! A service of worship to install the Rev. Deborah Worley as Pastor of White Rock Presbyterian Church will take place at 3:00 pm. 
 
 
2019 Navajo Work Weekend:  Preparations continue for work and fellowship at the Navajo House of Fellowship Church at Bread Springs, New Mexico. We need donations of lunch provisions, homemade chili and fresh fruits and vegetables. See the attachments for trip details and a preview of the sign up sheet for food donations and opportunities to be located in the foyer. All are welcome to join in the work teams! See Jennifer for more details, 505-695-0355.
 
Have you started your Christmas shopping yet?  
It is time to start planning for your 
Operation Christmas Child gift box.  Help spread the Good News of God’s love to children in need! By packing a shoebox full of simple gifts and sending it off with prayer, you can be part of transforming entire families and communities around the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. National Collection Week will be November 18–25th, 2019. See Rod McCabe for more details.
 
Office Hours”:  This week, Pastor Deb’s “Office Hours” at the Pig + Fig will take place on Thursday evening from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., for anyone who would like to chat. Coffee and pastries are her treat! She is also available to meet with you, Mon.-Thurs. Call 695-6423 or email (pastor@wrpchurch.com) for an appointment.
 
Glory to God:  We have introduced a new worship resource – the Glory to God hymnal. This new hymnal and service book is packed with both old and new hymns, and new service music -- ENJOY
 
 
Coffee Fellowship: Please remember to sign up to help with refreshments for Coffee Fellowship.
 
Christmas Caroling at the Prison:  A group from local churches is looking for the person(s) God is calling to help provide the joy of Jesus through Christmas Caroling at the Prison in Santa Fe on Thursday, December 5, 6-8pm. To sign up, call Lucille Bonner at 505-672-3864, right away!
 
“Journeys in Faith”:  Our WRPC Science and Faith Dialogue meets on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at the Reinovskys’. We are studying Alister McGrath’s book “Enriching our Vision of Reality.” Contact Selma or Bob Reinovsky for information
 
PRAYERS

The Weekly Prayer Gathering meets on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. at Aspen Ridge. Please call Jennifer Holmes for specific location information. Everyone is welcome!  Prayer Requests

Prayer Cards:  Prayer cards are in the chair pockets. Please drop your requests in the offering plate - they will be delivered to the Prayer Team; or send to Prayer@wrpchurch.com.
Praying for neighbors in White Rock:  Pastor Deb invites anyone to join her in a prayer walk each Wednesday morning at 8:00 a.m. We meet at WRPC and go as the Spirit leads.
 
Café Justo: 1lb bags are available in the hallway to purchase for $13. Please pray for Café Justo growers, Ismael Morales and Angel Munoz, and for the work of Frontera de Cristo, the Presbyterian Border Ministry that supports Café Justo.
Mailing address for Al M.: c/o Lisa Navarrete, 8924 47th Dr. NE, Marysville, WA 98270.
HOPE Pregnancy Center of LA will host a candlelight vigil at Urban Park Pavilion from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on Tuesday, October 15, in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  For more information or if you have candles and/or candle holders left over from previous events that you'd be willing to share with us for this event, please email Kim at director@hpcla.org
Talk 'n' Treats (TNT):  WRPC’s bi-monthly women’s fellowship time will meet again on October 23rd at 10:00 a.m. at WRPC.

PM in the AM
 
Men’s breakfast, Fridays at 7:00 am – great food and fellowship! 
AED Available:  
We have recently installed an Automated External Defibrillator near the kitchen entrance. An AED is a rescue device to aid in a cardiac emergency. 
Invitation to Serve in Worship Leadership:
  The Worship Ministry Team is always happy to offer an opportunity for members and friends to participate in worship leadership, such as by filling the Liturgist role. Contact Joyce, Selma or Bob if you would like to share your gift of leadership.
First Sunday/Food Sunday for LA Cares 
On the first Sunday of each month, please bring food and other donations for LA Cares. Thank you for helping neighbors in need!
Out-to-Lunch Bunch: 
The “Out-to-Lunch Bunch” goes out the first Sunday of each month following Adult Discipleship. Everyone is invited!
Featured PC(USA) Mission Co-worker
for October are Jhanderys Dotel-Vellenga and Ian Vellenga serving in Nicaragua.  Learn more about her ministry  
HERE.  
 Sunday in the PCUSA
Mission Yearbook
 
  Today in the PC(USA) Mission Yearbook:  The focus for October 13th is “Tips for Pastors”. For more information, please see the electronic bulletin board or Click Here 

What's Happening within the Presbytery of Santa Fe 
Published September 24th, 2019
Were you sick or on travel Sunday and missed church?  Catch up on the sermon(s) you may have missed here.
Kirsten McCabe    7
Cameron Meadows    7
Leith Fujii    18
Linda Burns    22
Christine Torres    30
 
(Please let us know if we have forgotten a birthday)
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Smith’s Inspiring Donations Program

Smith’s Grocery donates 0.5% of every eligible purchase made by rewards card holders, to the organizations of their choice. Re-enrollment is required each year. Please consider supporting WRPC by signing up for the program and shopping at Smith’s!
Sign up HERE.
WRPC MONTHLY CALENDAR

Want to know what's scheduled on the WRPC calendar?  Click HERE to see the monthly calendar on the church's website.
WRPC Calendar
     October 13-20, 2019
      

Sunday (13)       9:15 a.m.    Worship
                 10:30 a.m.    Coffee Fellowship 
                 11:00 a.m.    Adult Discipleship Discussion
                  3:00 p.m.    Installation Worship Service 
Monday (14)       7:00 p.m.    Prayer Gathering (Aspen Ridge)
Wednesday (16)    8:00 a.m.    Prayer Walk (Meet at WRPC)
Thursday (17)  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.    Pastor Deb’s Office Hours                                     @ Pig & Fig    
                  7:00 p.m.    Science and Faith (Reinovsky's)
Friday (18)       7:00 a.m.    PM in the AM
Saturday - Sunday (19 - 20)    Presbytery Meeting in Abiquiu
Overlook Articles, Corrections, Etc.

If you would like to submit an article for the Overlook, or if you have an idea for an article, or if you spot an error, please contact the editor, Rod McCabe (noahandnathansdad@yahoo.com, 505-309-1633).  Thanks!
“Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The one thing it cannot be is moderately important.”

― C.S. Lewis
Contact Information

White Rock Presbyterian Church 
310 Rover Boulevard 
Los Alamos, New Mexico  87544

www.wrpchurch.com
Fax 505-672-3681

Gill Erickson, Office Manager
Office 505-672-3682 
officemanager@wrpchurch.com

Office Manager's Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
8:00 a.m. to Noon
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