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***ONLINE GIVING***

Online Giving! Now it’s easier than ever to support the mission and work of Las Placitas Presbyterian Church. Simply go to our website www.lasplacitaschurch.org and click GIVE. Every gift helps. Your continued generosity helps us do what we do!

Notice:

LPPC Online Giving Software upgrade has been successfully completed, and is now available. Thank you for your patience during the upgrade.

DID YOU KNOW?????

We are now equipped to take any credit card at all LPPC functions and events, including MDO dues! Our Square Readers are up and running. Participating in all the fun and helping the church has never been easier.

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***Church Office Hours***

Tuesday thru Friday 9am-1pm

Telephone: 505-867-5718

*** Safety Reminder***

For everyone’s safety, when parking please do not leave valuables in your vehicle in plain view and remember to lock your doors. Thank you!

Summer Worship Schedule June 3, 2018 through Labor Day.

During the summer months of June, July and August, we hold one service at 9:30 am in the Sanctuary with special music provided by guests, as the choir is on summer break.

***REMINDER***

LPPC Online Giving Software upgrade has been successfully completed, and is now available. Thank you for your patience during the upgrade.

SUNDAY, August 19, 2018

Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

9:30am Sunday Worship Combined Service

Nursery provided

SATURDAY, August 25, 2018

CASA ROSA'S 10TH ANNIVERSARY

On August 25, Casa Rosa will be celebrating 10 YEARS of supporting those in need in our community. An invitation is being issued to the broader Placitas community to participate in the festivities, and several businesses are helping to sponsor this year’s special anniversary. The celebration will start on August 25 during client food distribution (which takes place every Saturday from 9-11 am) and will continue after distribution is over. In the shaded courtyard behind Casa Rosa, food will be plentiful, with a grill producing hamburgers, brats, and hot dogs to accompany the many side dishes and desserts. Serving of food will begin around 10:00 to 10:30 and continue to midday. As usual, there will be special activities for children. Since LPPC members and friends were the driving force behind the establishment of Casa Rosa, it is hoped that many of you will turn out to help celebrate what your foresight and planning have accomplished over the last decade.

SUNDAY, August 26, 2018

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

9:30am Sunday Worship Combined Service

Nursery provided

ADULT FORUM

Adult Forum will NOT meet over the summer, beginning on June 3rd. We traditionally resume the Sunday after Labor Day.

HIGHWAY CLEAN-UP

The LPPC Earth Care Fellowship will hold a quarterly Highway 165 clean-up on our adopted mile on Saturday August 25 at 8:30 AM. Anyone interested in helping out is welcome to attend!

125TH ANNIVERSARY

125th Anniversary – February 2019 marks the 125th anniversary of Las Placitas Presbyterian Church. The Session has begun conversations about how we might celebrate this important anniversary. Would you be willing to be a part of team to help plan for our 125th Anniversary? Please talk with Drew Henry our pastor or Carl Allen our Clerk of Session. Thank you!

LPPC EARTHCARE FELLOWSHIP

CLICK HERE FOR CERTIFIED EARTH CARE AWARD

CLICK HERE FOR WINTER SOLSTICE 2018

***FROM THE LPPC MISSION COMMITTEE***

Mission Committee is gathering items for people in need, especially:

Cooking utensils: large knives, spatulas, serving spoons, ladles

Deodorant: men and women

New pillows

Electric alarm clock

New cutting boards

New brooms, mops and dust pans

Furniture: small couches, loveseats, chairs and coffee tables

Small dressers and nightstands

Kitchen tables and chairs

Twin and full beds, full sets only –very gently used

Also $25 Walmart gift cards are very handy, since we take

clients there for work clothes,

shoes etc.

Let me know if you have any questions! ~ Jeannine Potter

Please save Box Tops for Education and Campbell’s Labels for Education to support Menaul School. Give them to Geri Escarcida or any Mission Committee member. ~ Sue Hoff

LPPC CENTURY OF FAITH BOOK

~ CENTURY OF FAITH ~

By Suzanne Sims Forrest

First published in 1995 to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the 1894 founding of Las Placitas Presbyterian Church (LPPC), this award-winning history book has been significantly revamped to include:

Additional historical information and many more photos throughout the book.

An afterword written by The Reverend Drew Henry to cover the years after 1994.

Century of Faith is being available at LPPC for $15. (It is also available through Amazon.com for $22.95.)

Monday Night Group

The Monday Night Group IS CURRENTLY ON SUMMER BREAK!!!

Bible Study Group at LPPC!

Bible Study Group: Join us for a relaxed and always stimulating

conversation. No previous experience required!

We meet the 2nd and 4th THURSDAY of each month at 10am

in The Church Library.

Next Meeeting: CURRENTLY ON SUMMER BREAK!!!

WILL RESUME IN SEPTEMBER.

OUR CHANCEL CHOIR IS CURRENTLY ON SUMMER BREAK

UNTIL SEPTEMBER!

Choir Rehearsal, Thursdays at 7pm.

Our Chancel Choir sings at the 10:30 am service every Sunday (September through May). The choir is directed by Elliot Smith and accompanied on the piano by Mindy Sampson. Rehearsals are held every Thursday night at 7:00 pm in the church and before each service on Sunday morning. Everyone who wants to add their vocal talents to the Chancel Choir are welcome!

Weekly pledge envelopes for 2018 are now available in Fellowship Hall. If you’d like a box, please take one, sign your name and note the number of the box you chose. Pledges can also be mailed to the church office in the pew envelopes provided, or in regular envelopes, of course.

*****Our Monthly Health Fair Recipes are located at:

Ministries at LPPC , and Select : LPPC Health Resources*****

CLICK HERE FOR GHOST RANCH INFORMATION

HELP FOR THE PEOPLE OF NEPAL

Thanks to your generosity through the One Great Hour of Sharing Offering collected on Easter Sunday, the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is already providing for immediate emergency relief in Nepal. Our Las Placitas Presbyterian Church Mission Committee voted to send an additional $500 from their budget to PDA to help with this effort. If you would like to know about additional ways in which you can give, act, and pray, and please continue reading:

The need for response is great. “God’s people are once again called on to stand in the GAP – Give. Act. Pray.“

Give: Financial support for relief efforts can be made by phone 800.-872-3283, by mailing a check to PCUSA, P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburg, PA 15264-3700,

or online http://pda.pcusa.org/situation/nepal-earthquake-april-2015/.

Act: Learn how you can help families who have lost everything in the devastation visit www.pcusa.org/pda

Pray: Pray for those who suffered loss of family or those who are working tirelessly to provide rescue, humanitarian aid, and spiritual and psychological support.

“Be the presence of God with Presbyterian Disaster Assistance for the people of Nepal.”

HEARING AID ASSISTANCE

Hearing Aid Assistance Available: If you know someone who needs hearing aids and can’t afford them, Starkey Hearing Foundation’s HEAR NOW program provides help. Call 800-328-8602 to discuss eligibility with a HEAR NOW representative or email hearnow@starke.com.

Starkey will also take your no-longer-used hearing aids for repurposing.

The Comfort & Joy Prayer Shawl Circle reminds you that if you or someone you know is experiencing a difficult time such as illness, injury, death of a loved one, or some other challenge in life, you can request a prayer shawl. Simply contact any of the Deacons, Pastor Drew, or our Administrator.

CASA ROSA FOOD PANTRY

Casa Rosa is in need of the following food items for the Deacons’ Thanksgiving Baskets:

Instant mashed potatoes - packets or boxes

Canned pumpkin

Stuffing – boxes or packages

Your donations are greatly appreciated

Donations of the following items are always appreciated:

Canned Fruit Tooth Brushes (adult and child)

Canned Meat Tooth Paste

Jelly or Jam Mouthwash

Plastic Grocery Bags

Egg Cartons (that hold 12 vs 18 eggs)

Gently-Used Clean Clothing—especially for men

Baby items: clothing, equipment, etc.

Donations can be dropped off:

At LPPC in the blue bins outside the Administrative Office during office hours from 9am-1pm Tu-F in summer and M-F rest of year.

Or At Casa Rosa when volunteers are there on Friday and Saturday mornings.

PLEASE NOTE THAT CASA ROSA DOES NOT ACCEPT ELECTRONICS.

AmazonSmile donations are very helpful to Casa Rosa, so please remember to do your online Amazon shopping through smile.amazon.com (after you have signed up one time and selected Las Placitas Presbyterian Church as the charitable organization, which results in the Amazon Smile Foundation depositing quarterly donations equivalent to 0.5% of your total purchase costs directly into Casa Rosa’s independent checking account).

Las Placitas Presbyterian Church Closing Policy:

CLICK HERE for Church/Event Closing Policy

  • Attention any Mentors and Sponsors for new Members: the Membership committee would like to match up our new members with a current member to help them feel at home quickly at LPPC. If you are interested, please contact Wendy I. through the church office at 867-5718.
  • Interested in becoming a member of LPPC? The Session of LPPC meets the Second Sunday of each month to receive new members. That meeting is held in the Upper Room following the 10:30 service. Please let Pastor Drew or any of our leaders know if you are interested in becoming a member of this congregation or if you have any questions about the church at 867-5718.
  • LPPC recycles used cell phones year round! All used cell phones brought to the church will be mailed off to PHONERAISER to be recycled. More information on recycling efforts at Phoneraiser.com. There is a basket in the Fellowship Hall for your contributions. Any proceeds will be split 50/50 between our general fund and Casa Rosa. Thank you to all who have made donations in the past. Our last shipment brought in $25 (1 used cell phone ). Thank you and please pass the word!
  • LPPC sermons are online! If you missed a Sunday sermon here at LPPC, don't worry. Click here and you can listen to the digital recording or read an electronic copy at your leisure! There you will find a library of previous recordings and electronic files. Please contact our website manager at "webmanager@lasplacitaschurch.org"
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