This Wednesday, August 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., the Mission and Outreach Committee, the Fellowship Committee, and the Seekers Sunday School class are sponsoring a viewing of the PCUSA recorded webinar regarding the immigration situation in the US. This is not a regular Kirk Night event, but we are providing pizza for dinner while we watch. If you would like to attend and did not register on Sunday, please call the church office by noon on Wednesday to add yourself to the headcount, so we will know how much pizza to order.
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!
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 email@example.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.