In our worship this fall, we will be looking at Jesus and the good news through the stories Jesus tells. We will be looking at particular parables to refocus our understanding of what these little stories tell us about our faith.
Sunday, September 23rd – Rev. Paul Rhebergen preaching on Meeting Jesus In the Parables: The Good Samaritan. Luke 10:25-37
Sunday, September 30th – Guest preacher Rev. Dr. Cynthia Holder-Rich will be preaching on Meeting Jesus in the Parables: The Pearl of Great Price.”
Sunday, October 7th – World Communion Sunday The Reverend Paul Rhebergen preaching on Meeting Jesus in the Parables: Yeast, Bread, the Kingdom, and More. The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will offered.
The Board of Deacons will meet on Tuesday, September 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the Alcove.
Session will meet on Tuesday, September 25th at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.
September 23rd – Adult Education: Report from Kenya: Caleb Septoff with join us and present his experiences in Kenya with the staff and children of the Springs of Glory Academy. This is the young man we met last year during Social Justice Sunday on the panel discussing their experiences with refugees. He has pictures and lots to share about how his experience might have reshaped the world for himself and the people he encountered.
September 30th – Adult Education: In a joint effort with Abiding Presence Lutheran Church we will share the mission of Revs. Drs. Cynthia and Mark Holder-Rich. Rev. Dr. Cynthia Holder-Rich will preach for us in the Worship Service and then join us in sharing about their mission work in Tanzania. The Rich’s teach Bible, theology, and ethics to a new generation of East African pastors and evangelist at Tumaini University Makumira.
Look for additional Adult Education programs on our Adult Education page. We have some exciting and thought-provoking topics to explore!
New this fall for yoga lovers is chair yoga being offered on Tuesday nights from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Chair yoga classes will meet on the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Tuesdays of the month. A regular yoga class will be held on the second Tuesday of the month from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
EPC members and friends are invited to join the Health Your Way class on Fridays at 11:00 a.m. The class includes stretching, toning, balance, and flexibility exercise.
This Tuesday, September 25th ROAM will present, An Afternoon of Jazz, the 1867 Sanctuary at 11:30 a.m. The concert will feature pianists Peter and Marianne Lauffer and guest musicians. Refreshments will be served at intermission.
Please note that the Church Office will be closed on Fridays from September 28th through October 12th.
BIG Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room.
Calling all EPC Care Team Members (and anyone who has thought about joining the Care Team)! Please join us for an EPC Care Team meeting on Tuesday October 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the fireplace lounge to celebrate our one-year anniversary! We’ll be taking a look back over the past year to review our stars (areas where we shined) and wishes (areas we want to improve upon) and get members’ feedback on setting goals for the upcoming year. The Care Team leaders are looking forward to hearing your thoughts and ideas!
The NGA Ingatheringis scheduled for Wednesday, October 10th and will once again take place at Ewing Presbyterian Church. Your help is greatly needed. New clothing, toiletries and linen items, diapers, onesies, underwear, socks, sleepers, sweatshirts and sweatpants are muchly appreciated. Donations may be dropped off at the Church Office. Women of the church are invited to the Ingathering tea on the 10th at noon.
Save the Date: Friends of David Prince are sponsoring a Chamber Music Concert at the 1867 Sanctuary on Saturday, October 6th at 7:30 p.m. The featured string quartet is Intimate Voices based in New York City. The concert is being presented in memory of David Prince, and Bob and Vergene Wieman by the Wieman family. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Paul Robeson House of Princeton and Ewing Presbyterian Church. The suggested donation is $20, at the door.
Social Justice Weekend
October 20th and 21st
Our Social Justice Sunday will bring us to revisit the issues of mass incarceration, and look at the experience of those who are released. On Saturday, October 20th, American singer-songwriter John Flynn will perform in the 1867 Sanctuary at 7:30 p.m. Entitled “Release: To—From—For” the concert will feature John Flynn and artists from the community.
On Sunday morning members of Trinity Methodist Church will join Ewing for worship. The Reverend Brian Joyce of Trinity Methodist will preach “Release the Captives”.
During Adult Education we will gather to meet and hear the challenges returning citizens face as they are released from prison and begin a new life.