Churchwide Retreat

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Jul 242019
 

Churchwide Retreat at Valle Crucis Conference Center

October 25 – October 27, 2019

                              Retreat Leader:  Rev. Paul Sink                                 Pastor of Taylorsville Presbyterian Church

Paul Sink serves as pastor of Taylorsville Presbyterian Church and has been in our neighborhood of Salem Presbytery for the last 19 years. He has worked with the Presbytery Youth Council for almost the entirety of this time and has led and keynoted many retreats for his own churches and others. Paul’s ministry education was completed at Union-PSCE and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Paul and his spouse, Jennifer, have two children and have been married for over 20 years. They love restoring old homes and are currently living in and working on a large 1880’s farmhouse in Alexander County. Paul is an active Scout leader and loves backpacking, hiking, and cycling. He also enjoys designing and creating custom woodwork in his shop.

Register Now!  $25.00 Registration Fee Payable with                  Registration Form

Cost: Adults – $90.00; Youth – $50.00; Children (ages 3-11) – $25.00; Maximum per Family – $250.00

Our churchwide opportunity for spiritual growth and wonderful fellowship in NC’s beautiful mountains!

Red Cross Blood Drive

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Jul 242019
 

Our Mission and Outreach Committee is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive at North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church on August 22, 2019, from 3:00-7:30 pm.  The need for blood is critical and we hope for a large turnout of donors.

Although an appointment is not required, it would be helpful for planning purposes to know how many of our members are planning to participate.  Please contact Ellen Lipscomb at ellenclipscomb@gmail.com or call or text her at (336) 262-3545 to make an appointment or to let her know that you plan to be a donor.  You may also schedule your appointment online at www.redcrossblood.org.

Church Picnic

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Jul 242019
 

The annual church picnic will be Sunday, August 18, at 5:00 p.m. at Doughton Park located on the Blue Ridge Parkway.  Bring your lawn chairs and a covered dish to share and enjoy an afternoon of fun and fellowship.

Directions to Doughton Park From Just Save Grocery in North Wilkesboro:

¨ Head north on Hwy 18 for 18 miles

¨ Go under bridge and turn right on Blue Ridge Parkway

¨ Go 1/10 mile to stop sign and turn left on Parkway North

¨ Go 7 miles and turn right into picnic area

¨ Go 1/10 mile and turn right

¨ Go 1 mile to loop

Follow signs along the way that will be posted starting at the parkway.

Congregational Meeting

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Jul 242019
 

There will be a Congregational Meeting on Sunday, July 28, following the worship service to hear a report and vote on recommendation of Pastor Nominating Committee.

Youth Lake Party

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Jul 162019
 

On Sunday, August 4, at 4:00 p.m., Bob and Nancy Ricketts will host a youth lake party at their home. Middle and high school youth are welcome to come and enjoy a fun evening together. Dinner will be provided. To RSVP and get the Ricketts’ address, please contact Joanna Stuckey-Steele.

Mission Garden

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Jul 162019
 

The Mission & Outreach Committee would like to issue a standing invitation to all members and friends of NWPC to attend a “garden party ” at our community garden every Tuesday and/or Wednesday evening, 7:00ish, through the summer. You can pick produce, pull weeds, water when needed, and generally help NWPC support our community.  Please bring your own gloves, tools, and bottled water.

Summer Sunday School

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Jun 122019
 

Please join us for an intergenerational Sunday School study! We will be taking a break from our traditional Sunday school classes beginning June 30 and continuing through July 28.  Pollye Pruit will lead a class for youth and adults in the fellowship hall. Joanna Stuckey-Steele will provide a separate lesson for the children’s classes. The lesson will begin at 9:45 a.m., and a continental breakfast will be provided.

Crisis Assistance Meal

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Jun 122019
 

Thursbyterian signup sheets are available in the Narthex and Fellowship Hall for volunteers who would like to help with this month’s Crisis Assistance Luncheon at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on June 20.  A menu of cold salads has been suggested, with examples given on the signup sheets.  For details, contact Bill Joyner at 336-467-2512, or any member of the Mission and Outreach Committee.