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"Yellow pages" insert for Sunday, September 18, 2011. Updates on the congregational life and ministry at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, Austin TX


  • 1Announcementsweek of September 18th

    SUNDAY 18th9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, true: faith11 a.m. The Ark, UpStreet IHN ENDS6 p.m. true: High School Ministry,


    MONDAY 19th9:30 a.m. Disciple 2, library7 p.m. Disciple 1, library

    TUESDAY 20th10 a.m. Icing on the Cake, port. A7 p.m. Deep Dive Christianity, library

    :: Financial Peace University,port. B

    WEDNESDAY 21st5:30 p.m. Dinner @ Wednesday Night

    Live, narthex6 p.m. true: tween / true: middle

    school, Student Activity Center6:30 p.m. Foundations, rm. 7 :: Wednes-

    day Night Live, FMC7 p.m. Praise & Worship team re-

    hearsal, sanctuary

    THURSDAY 22nd9:30 a.m. MOPS, FMC10 a.m. ARCM, port. B1:15 p.m. Bridge Lessons, rm. 7 Presbyterian Pilgrimage begins7 p.m. Cantata Choir, sanctuary7:45 p.m. Worship Choir, sanctuary

    FRIDAY 23rd6 p.m. Bat Watching Cruise



    SUNDAY 25th9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, true: faith11 a.m. The Ark, UpStreet6 p.m. true: High School Ministry,

    Student Activity Center Presbyterian Pilgrimage ends

    office phone 892.3580office email church@shpc.org

    CongratulationsThird Graders!Congratulations tothese 3rd-grade stu-dents, receiving their

    gift bibles from the con-gregation today. Help us

    make their gift even more special by joining us onthe deck of the Family Ministry Center for a book-signing session immediately following the service.Lyndon AlbinAmadeo AndradeBenjamin ArthurNathan BenderAidan BerrymanLuke BufflerHaley ColdsmithAmelia Crawford

    Matty HamiltonFaith LawrenceCora LewisMaddy OLearyLaurel SchultzAlyssa ShumakerEvy SpruillAustin Stalbaum

    Stanton StiernbergLindsey TeagueSamuel TeepleLauren WarnkenWesley WasserburgerKassidy WhitmireDrew Wilson

    Register now for our all-church retreatat John Knox Ranch November 11-13th.

    Priority housing and discount pricingavailable through September 25th,

    so dont delay!Registration forms available in the

    narthex or on the FMC porchpick one up after worship today!

  • 2DINNER is served atWednesday Night Live!

    Join us for a tasty cateredmeal and fellowship withfriends every Wednesday eve-ning from 5:30-6:15 p.m. thisfall.

    The cost is $5/person (children 3 and un-der free) and no reservations are neces-sary. Hope to see you on Wednesday!

    Children at theLords Table forthe fall will beheld during theWednesday nights

    listed above. We encourage all familieswho have been interested in this work-shop for their 2nd 5th-grade children totake this opportunity, as we will not behosting the Saturday class this semester.In this workshop, kids learn about thesacraments of Baptism and Communion,and participants will receive First Com-munion and be recognized at worship onSunday, October 30th. For more informa-tion, contact Pastor Britta at 892-3580,ext. 107 or britta @ shpc.org .

    WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE BEGINS SEPTEMBER 21ST REGISTER NOW FOR ACTIVITY CHOICES!Wednesday nights at SHPC are something kids in K-4th don't wanna miss! In addition tothe opportunity to gather with other families and friends for dinner, we've also gotsome exciting new programming to tell you about! Elementary students will meet inthe FMC from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and for the weeks of Sept. 21, 28 + Oct. 5 & 19, theyget to choose the activity they'd like to do for the 4-week session. We've got a theaterworkshop for those interested in drama, chimes and singing for those interested inmusic, a sacraments class for those wanting to learn more about Baptism and Com-munion, or crafts for the artsy types. Groups are assigned as requests are received.After that? Beginning October 26th, and continuing through November 2, 16 and 30,well meet at the same time and place, but focus on Christmas pageant rehearsals.We'll wrap everything up on December 7th with a Christmas party. Contact Pastor Brittaat britta@shpc.org or Chris Gordon at chris@shpc.org for more info.

    NOTE: Children at the Lords Table for the fall will be held during the Wednesdaynights listed above. We encourage all families who have been interested in this work-shop for their 2nd 5th-grade children to take this opportunity, as we will not be host-ing the Saturday class this semester.

    ASSOCIATION OF RETIREDCHRISTIAN MEN gathers everyThursday at 10 a.m. in port. B.September 22 The Naming of Walls: discuss-ing Sundays sermon, led by Faries McDanielSeptember 29 Breaking Through Walls: dis-cussing Sundays sermon, led by Faries Mc-DanielMen, mark your calendars and come!

    SAM NEWS! (Senior Adult Ministry)

  • 3Discovering something new so you can be better at whatever you do

    Childrens MinistryNursery care is provided in Room 3 for children from birth to 24 months of ageduring the 9:30 & 11 a.m. worship services.

    The Ark Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. noon9:30 2 yr. olds Room 1 3 yr. olds Room 6 4 yr. olds & pre-K Room 811 2 yr. olds Room 1 3 yr. olds - pre-K Room 6

    UpStreet Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. - noon9:30 Kindergarten through 4th grade Family Ministry Center 5th grade Portable B11 Kindergarten through 5th grade Family Ministry Center

    Wednesday Night Hospitality Help NeededWednesday nights are the perfect opportunity to share your gift

    of hospitality and get to know more SHPC friends....join our dinner service team! From 5-7 p.m., we set up tables, meet

    and greet everyone as we serve a catered dinner, then clean up the messafterwards!

    We're still looking for helping hands on the following Wednesday evenings:Sept. 14, 21 & 28; Oct. 19 & 26, Nov. 2, 9, 16 & 30; and Dec. 7 & 14. Needmore info before you commit? Want to sign up for one Wednesday or all?!Contact Pastor Britta at britta@shpc.org or 892-3580, ext. 107.

    Fall Foundations FunFoundations, the Bible study group geared towards couples with young families, kicksoff class on Wednesday, September 21st from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in room 7. Join us for din-ner catered by Chef Beth beforehand!. Childcare is available for babies through pre-schoolers, and Wednesday Night Live programming is available for elementary kiddos(registration required for ongoing attendance). We will be studying the Walls smallgroup curriculum to follow the sermon series for the first 6 weeks. There will also be fel-lowship parties and service projects so come and join us for the funwe love new classmembers! Contact Tammy Boehman at 512-695-6644 with any questions.

  • 4SHPC Preschool 25th AnniversaryThis coming fall will be the 25th anniversary of Shepherd of the Hills PresbyterianPreschool. We could not be more excited to have a fitting celebration for the manyfamilies that we have served and the many more that we have yet to serve.

    The preschool will be extending an open invitation to allchurch members and past, present, and future students ofthe preschool to come join in.

    Our board is looking for a few volunteers to assist in thefestivities! Well have a carnival-like celebration withbouncy houses, face painting, pony rides, etc. on thechurch grounds on Saturday, September 25th from 10a.m. to 1 p.m.If you are interested in serving the preschool in thiscapacity, please contact Pattie Lawrence, Director, atpattie@shpc.org or 892-7528.

    SHPC Preschool 25th Anniversary Celebration Team(Please Print)




    Please drop this off in the Preschool Directors mailbox in the church office. Thanks!

    Hey, all you SHPC golfers!It may be dry & crispy out, but thereslots of opportunity on the links!

    Austin Samaritans Fourth Annual GolfScramble :: Monday, September 26th- Shotgun start at 1:30 p.m. -Forest Creek Golf Club

    Register at www.helpaustinsam.com

    Manos de Cristo Charity Golf ClassicFriday September 23rd- Shotgun Start at 1:00 p.m. -Falconhead Golf Club in AustinRegister atwww.manosdecristo.org/charitygolf.html

  • 5------Please complete this form and place it in the box in the narthex -----------

    SUGGESTIONS F OR ELDER AND/OR DEACONThe 2011-12 Congregational Nominating Committee (CNC) of Shepherd of the HillsPresbyterian Church consists of elder Karen Thompsen, deacon Marjorie Parmer andmembers-at-large Beaman Floyd , Tony Adams, Gary Mann, and Debbie Saul.

    In preparation for the next election of officers, please submit your suggestions for sixelders and three deacons to serve in the Class of 2014, as well as a deacon to serve anunexpired two-year term. Please use the form below to record your suggestions andto give your reason(s) for your belief that each person could serve effectively as adeacon or an elder. The CNC will then be responsible for contacting the persons youlist.

    To serve as Deacon, I suggest__________________________________because

    To serve as Elder, I suggest__________________________________because

    Signed (required)


  • 6Do you love Christmas music?Could you make a short-term

    commitment to join the choir ororchestra for this year's cantata?

    The SHPC Worship Choir and Orchestrawill be presenting Tom Fettke and MaxLucado's "One Incredible Moment" onSunday December 18th at the 9:30 &

    11:00 services. We're looking for addi-tional choir members and instrumental-ists for the orchestra. Cantata choirrehearsal will begin September

    22nd and run from 7 - 7:45p.m. in the sanctuary. Orchestrawill join us for 2 Saturday rehearsals onDec. 10th and 17th. Orchestral playersneed to have several years experience

    and the ability to learn the music beforethe Saturday rehearsals. Contact our

    choir director, Zack Uzzlezack@shpc.org for details.

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