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April 30, 2010

Let us join together at our Lord’s Table this Sunday. 

Pastor will be speaking from John 13:31-35.

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Our Agape Lunch will begin shortly after the 11:00 worship.  On the menu is Shepherd’s Pie and mixed vegetables.  We will also be singing some praise and worship songs.  Plan on staying for a great time of food, fellowship and praising God!

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There will be a Minute for Mission on our Blankets+ special offering which will be received on May 9.  Please use the envelopes in your Good News or find one in the pew rack.

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This year’s local National Day of Prayer observance will be held at the Galloway Municipal Complex on Thursday, May 6.  All are welcome to meet at the flagpole from 12:10-12:40.

In the event of inclement weather this will be moved indoors.

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Sunday, May 9, will be the last day to sign up for portrait sittings with the Olan Mills photographer.  Our goal is 100% participation, so if you haven’t signed up yet please do it soon!  Contact Kris Jenoriki at 748-1214.

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Please remember in prayer ~

Tornado Victims

Frank Loeb

Tom Brown

Edna Brown

Bret Castle

Ida Juhrs

Betsy Cunius

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Eliana Level – Read Luke 22:7-20

My wife babysits for our young granddaughter Eliana during the school year while her mom teaches. We do many things to make her feel at home. For example, we put pictures of her and her parents on our refrigerator at “Eliana level.” That way she can see them or carry them around with her during the day. We want her to think of her mom and dad often throughout the day.

Why do this? Is there a chance she would forget them? Of course not. But it is comforting for her to have an ongoing remembrance of them.

Now think about this. Before Jesus was crucified, He created a remembrance of Himself. He told His disciples—and us by extension—to “do this [eat the bread and drink from the cup] in remembrance of Me” (Luke 22:19). Is this because we might forget Jesus? Of course not! How could we forget the One who died for our sins? Yet He started this way of remembrance—the Lord’s Supper—as a comforting reminder of His great sacrifice, His presence, His power, and His promises.

Just as Eliana’s photos remind her of her parents’ love, so the celebration of communion provides a valuable reminder of the One who will come again to take us home.

Partake. And remember.

Dave Branon from Our Daily Bread, May 3, 2009

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This Week in Our Church . . .

Sunday                        Communion & Wills Emphasis Sunday

              8:45 Breakfast

              9:30 Sunday School & Worship

            10:45 Refreshments

            11:00 Worship, Lions & Lambs, A2J

            12:15 Agape Lunch


              1:30 Bible Study


              7:00 Session/Deacons


            11:30 Lunch Bunch to The Pirate’s Den

              7:00 Sarah Circle

Thursday         National Day of Prayer

10:00 Martha Circle at Carol Thomas’

              6:30 Handbell Choir Rehearsal

              7:45 Chancel Choir Rehearsal


              1:00 Ruth Circle at Betsy Cunius’


Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - I Corinthians 13:7
The Presbyterian Church at Absecon
208 New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, New Jersey 08201