Westminster Weekly 3/4/21


Worship Service Sunday, March 7, 2021
Topic: Worship Service Sunday, March 7, 2021Time: Mar 7, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Meeting ID: 898 3698 3281
Annual Meeting March 14th After Church
Please join the meeting Sunday, March 14, for the annual meeting of our congregation via Zoom.
The agenda: annual reports from committees and other church organizations and Session (information only), financial report for the preceding year, budget for the current year (information only).
Anyone can attend but you must be a member of the congregation to vote.
Funeral for Ted Trautwein
For information about the Witness to the Resurrection service for Ted Trautwein, the family asks that you visit Pearson’s website:
https://www.pearsonfuneralhome.com/
An obituary will appear in this week’s paper.
Children’s Sunday School
Please remember to have your kids sign in for Zoom Sunday School at 10 am each Sunday!
Zoom ID: 760 186 7172
Earth Care Sunday School for March
CHPC earth care team members Andrew Kang Bartlett and Stephen Bartlett will lead Sunday School for youth and adults on zoom in March on trees, land and agriculture. Andrew is national staff for the Presbyterian Hunger Program, active in local Louisville tree-planting and harvesting, cultivates crops in his St. Matthews yard, and does food justice advocacy throughout Louisville. Stephen is head of the CHPC community garden and the summer garden camps hosted there, owns a farm in the Dominican Republic, is former staff for Agricultural Missions, and active throughout the Louisville community with gardens, trees, land and agricultural issues. 

March’s focus will pick-up what COVID interrupted last March: a discussion of the importance, meaning, and place of trees in our community. Stephen will share about the tree planting at his farm in the DR and Andrew about his own tree-planting projects at home and in Louisville, and we’ll also learn about city-wide efforts at increasing the tree canopy, increasing fruit tree accessibility, and using land for marginalized communities to grow food. We’ll discuss what we can all do—whether at church, in our own homes, in the city—to care for trees and all creation. Towards the end of the month, we will also explore public policy opportunities such as the THRIVE agenda and Green New Deal, to support broad environmental efforts. Earth Care Sunday School – Food, Trees, Survive, ThriveTime: Mar 7, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Time *Class begins at 9:45, but feel free to jump on anytime and chat with other early birds. Just save some worms for the rest of us…      
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https://zoom.us/j/96255172000?pwd=UjZOSnJPdWdhTEFtV2ZkWmF5TGVEQT09 
Meeting ID: 962 5517 2000
Coffee Break and Conversation with Deborah Fortel
Take a break on Monday mornings at 10:30 AM and chat with Deborah Fortel and other CHPCers. (Coffee is optional. Your presence is requested!)

Deborah Fortel is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Deborah Fortel’s Zoom MeetingTime: March 8, 2021 10:30 AM
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Meeting ID: 896 3942 0910
Dinner and/or Dessert and Conversation
Join Deborah Fortel and other friends in the congregation on the third Wednesday evening of the month at 7 PM. Bring your coffee and dessert with you – or for that matter, your dinner. We will catch up with each other, and share some thoughts about the suggested topic for the evening. But mostly we will enjoy being with each other. Our first Wednesday evening dinner/dessert will be March 17.
Bible Basics Every Wednesday Led by RogerBible Basics Wednesdays at 12 noon
Here is a Carmichaels Bookstore link for the book “A Guide to Bible Basics” by Tyler Mayfield:

https://www.carmichaelsbookstore.com/book/9780664263454
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Meeting ID: 815 1673 2049
Chat with Rebecca via Zoom Every Wednesday!
Feel free to drop in on Wednesday anytime between 4pm – 5pm to chat with our seminary intern, Rebecca Mattern.
Topic: Meeting with RebeccaTime: March 3, 2021 4:00 PM
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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88603060646?pwd=dWRtMXBQL0RsM2Z1RVpPcE9jNENGZz09
Meeting ID: 886 0306 0646
Join Us for Lunch on Thursdays at Noon!
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Meeting ID: 825 4182 9082
Worship Service Sunday, March 7, 2021
Topic: Worship Service Sunday, March 7, 2021Time: Mar 7, 2021 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89836983281?pwd=UGl0VE5TcXAxNWd5bU1YOHlHdGN5dz09
Meeting ID: 898 3698 3281
Dates to Remember:
March 10th:
Plenary Meeting and Committee Breakouts6:45 – 8:30pm
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Meeting ID: 895 1570 0773

March 14th:
Congregational Meeting immediately following Worship Service.
March 19th:
Faith begins maternity leave.
March 28th:
Deacons Meeting 2pm
Session Meeting 3pm
To view the church calendar, click
here.
Calling First-Timers, Long-Timers, and Anyone In Between: This May be the Time for You
The Guatemalan Connection, the CHPC group that co-ordinates activities around our partnership with the Q’eqchi Estoreno Izabal Presbytery, is reaching out to CHPCers of any age who would be interested in learning more about this incredible mission that has been at the forefront of CHPC’s international efforts for over 15 years. You may be looking for new ways to engage in ministry in our church, or want to stay connected, or re-connect with the Guatemalan Connection. Whatever your situation we hope that you will join with us.

We believe this ministry is a faith-enhancing way for you to personally feel the spirit of Christ at work in our world. In the midst of so many challenges in our personal lives and our church we can learn so much from our sisters and brothers in Guatemala about individual, church, national, and international struggles and how God’s love for all of us can give us strength and direction.

Please join us in a Zoom meeting on Saturday, March 13 at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. We will help you to learn more about this ministry and you can help us to decide on future directions for activities and ways to raise awareness and support within our full congregation about the importance of this partnership. Reach out now to Perry Chang at perrydchang@gmail.com or 502-457-7833, or Soni Castleberry at soni.castleberry@gmail.com or 502-417-6481, if you have questions, otherwise just join us through this Zoom link:
https://iowacentral-edu.zoom.us/j/3391706499
We really hope to have you join us.
40 days of Nurture
Hello Church Family. As we approach Lent, the members of Nurture Committee have committed to 40 Days of Nurture. These 40 days (not counting Sundays) is a liturgical season which prepares us for the resurrection of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Traditionally, Christians have been asked to give something up but we want to participate in 40 days of Nurture. 40 days of sending letters, 40 days of walking, 40 days of meditation. 40 days of reading the Equal Justice Initiative Calendar. You can decide how you want to participate. Please join us in 40 days of Nurture.
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Deacon of the Month: March
Allen Bridgman is our Deacon of the Month for February. If you or someone you know is in need of a kind gesture, please reach out to Allen at (502)314-5884 or email j.allenbridgman@gmail.com
Elder of the Week
Erin Denny is our Elder of the Week. She can be contacted by phone at (502)439-0021 or via email at erin.lloyd.denny@gmail.com.