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WHITE ROCK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

THE OVERLOOK
November 8th, 2019
Sunday, November 10th, 2019
Worship Leadership:  Rev. Deb Worley is our Pastor, Ken Holmes is our liturgist, James Ro is our technical maestro, and Rheta Moazzami is our pianist. Thank you to all!
Scripture Reading for Sunday

2 Timothy 1:1-7 
Genesis 17:1-22 
ALL ARE INVITED! Adult Discipleship Opportunity:  This morning we continue our study of the book of Acts using 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!
Out-to-Lunch Bunch: 
Please join us for our rescheduled “Out to Lunch” at a reasonably priced local restaurant after Adult Discipleship Study Sunday at about 12:30 p.m. 
 
La Jicarita Gathering: Takes place at Smith Memorial, Truchas this Saturday, Nov. 9th at 10:30 – 2:00. More information.
 
 
Coffee from Café Justo:  Fresh roasted just in this week! The 1lb bags of coffee are available in the hallway to purchase for $13. Please pray for Café Justo growers, Juan Perez and Christina Perez, and for the work of Frontera de Cristo, the Presbyterian Border Ministry that supports Café Justo.
 
Thanksgiving Service: WRPC has been invited to join The United Church of Los Alamos and the Los Alamos Jewish Center in their annual shared Thanksgiving Service. This is a worship experience hosted and led by the two congregations, alternating from one to the other from year to year.  This year it will hosted and led by the Jewish Center. Stay tuned for this year’s time and date!
 
Operation Christmas Child Boxes are Here.
Have you purchased items for your 
Operation Christmas Child gift box yet? Look for the display and boxes in the foyer. By packing a shoebox full of simple gifts and sending it off with prayer, you can be a part of transforming entire families and communities around the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Return you shoe boxes to WRPC on or before Sunday, November 17th, 2019. See Rod McCabe for more details.
 
 
Winter Coats for Refugees: InterFaith LA and Lutheran Family is receiving new unisex coats for refugee families resettled in Albuquerque. Smith’s will give a 10% discount on a purchase of a coat for the drive just by mentioning Coats for Refugees.  There is a drop-off box in the WRPC foyer. The last day for collection is Sunday, November 24th. See Ken Holmes for more information or e-mail Kate Massengale at: interfaith.losalamos@gmail.com
 
 
2019 Navajo Work Weekend:  Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 Navajo Work Weekend last weekend.  Pictures to come.
Education Networking Workshops: Takes place at First Presbyterian, Albuquerque on Saturday Nov. 16 at 9:30-3:00. Sign up by Nov. 10th  by emailing blankinship4@q.com or call the Presbytery Office: 505-345-5657. Flyers are in the hall.
 
Church Office:  The Church is delighted to announce that James Ro is the new WRPC office administrator! James’ hours in the office will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesdays through Thursdays.
Office Hours”:  Pastor Deb will have office hours this week on Tuesday mornings, from 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the Pig + Fig, and also on Thursday evenings from 5:30 – 7:00 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.
Mailing address for Al M.: c/o Lisa Navarrete, 8924 47th Dr. NE, Marysville, WA 98270.
Talk 'n' Treats (TNT):  WRPC’s bi-monthly women’s fellowship time will next meet on Wednesday, November 20th, at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room here at WRPC. Come and join in!

PM in the AM
 
Men’s breakfast, Fridays at 7:00 a.m. at the church – 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 
Please bring food and other donations for LA Cares and place them in the shopping cart in the foyer. Thank you for helping neighbors in need!
Featured PC(USA) Mission Co-workers for November is Sarah Henken, serving in Colombia. Learn about Sarah and her ministry on the electronic bulletin board or HERE.  
 Sunday in the PCUSA
Mission Yearbook
 
  Today in the PC(USA) Mission Yearbook:  The focus for November 10rd is Caregiver Sunday for more information, please see the electronic bulletin board or Click Here.  
Were you sick or on travel Sunday and missed church?  Catch up on the sermon(s) you may have missed here.
Craig Kelley                              6
Kim Taylor                               22
Allen Robinson                       25

 
 
(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
     November 10-17, 2019
     

Sunday (10)       9:15 a.m.    Worship
                 10:30 a.m.    Coffee Fellowship 
                 11:00 a.m.    Adult Discipleship Discussion 
                 12:30 p.m.     Out to Lunch 
Monday (11)       7:00 p.m.    Prayer Gathering (Aspen Ridge)
Tuesday (12) 7:30 - 10:00 a.m. Pastor Deb’s Office Hours                                     (Pig & Fig)
Wednesday (13)    8:00 a.m.    Prayer Walk (Meet at WRPC)
Thursday (14) 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Pastor Deb’s Office Hours                                     (Pig & Fig)
                  7:00 p.m.    Science and Faith (Reinovsky's)
Friday (15)       7:00 a.m.    PM in the AM
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

James Ro, Office Manager
Office 505-672-3682 
officemanager@wrpchurch.com

Office Manager's Hours
Tuesday-Thursday
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
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