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Faith Family News, June 2015 Issue

The June 2015 issue of Faith Family News is here.   If you would like to receive a printed copy, please contact the church office at (619) 582-8480 or office@fpsd.org.

Faith Family News – June 2015

Calendar – June 2015



Pentecost Sunday

This Sunday, May 24th is Pentecost Sunday.  Please remember to wear red to church.   Also, we will be collecting Pentecost Offering.  40% stays here with us and will go to Voices for Children which provides advocates for foster children.  60% goes to General Assembly to support youth and children’s ministries.

For more information about the Pentecost Offering, please visit http://specialofferings.pcusa.org/Pentecost

To find out more about Voices for Children, visit their website http://www.voicesforchildren.org/

Help Survivors of the Nepal Earthquake

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is providing emergency relief and short-term recovery in the impacted areas through our partner, ACT Alliance and its members.  Immediate response will help provide needed food, water, supplies, and medicine to the impacted towns and villages.  Your gifts to PDA will go to support the urgent needs and long-term recovery of the survivors.  Please pray for those people and communities affected by the earthquake and those offering assistance.

Donations can be sent to:

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), P.O. Box 643700, Pittsburg, PA 15264-3700 – Please put DR999999, Nepal on your check memo.

If you would like to donate online, visit http://pda.pcusa.org/situation/nepal-earthquake-april-2015/

Pentecost Offering

On May 24th, we will be collecting Pentecost Offering.  60% goes to General Assembly on Youth Ministries and Children at Risk.  40% stays here with us and will go to Voices for Children which provides Advocates for foster children who need help in the courts.

Please find the Pentecost Offering envelope in this Sunday’s bulletin and remember to bring your offering on Sunday, May 24th.

Thank you for your generous donation.  Please feel free to see Carolyn Taxer after worship on Sunday if you have any question.

Church and Society Hour on Sundays

Church and Society – It’s coming back, starting in June.  On Sundays, we’ll meet about 8:30am in the library to discuss various public policy advocacy issues using newsletters from places like the Presbyterian Office of Public Witness, the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the Presbyterian United Nations Office, and the California Council of Churches.

See Dick Ruppert on Sundays after worship for questions.


Preventive Health Screenings

Preventive Health Screenings can detect your risk for serious disease.  Heart disease is the #1 killer among adults in the US, but heart disease is preventable and controllable.

A stroke screening is coming to Faith Presbyterian Church on Thursday, May 21, 2015.

Pre-registration is required.  Call 1-888-653-6450 to make an appointment  (Please do not call the church office to make your appointment).   You may also visit http://www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners to register.

This screening is sponsored by San Diego Vascular Center.

Women’s Bible Study

On May 16th, at 6:30pm in Room 2,  we invite the women of the congregation and their friends and family for a Bible Study.  We will begin a study on the book of Hebrews using the guide Shepherd’s Notes: Hebrews by David Shepherd.

Please see Carla Euliss or Shoana Sikorski on Sunday to order your copy of the book or if you have any questions.  You may call the church office at (619) 582-8480 to contact them.

Coffee Stand for our SDSU Neighbors

On Monday morning, May 11th we will be having a coffee stand for our SDSU neighbors.  Please join us to host a coffee stand.  We welcome donation of baked goods and fruits.  If you would like to volunteer, there are many ways you can help: food preparation (come early);   clean up;  serving; or just being there to greet the college students.   Please see Sarah Scardino after church on Sunday.   There will also be a College Ministry table in the patio on Sunday. So check it out for time and volunteer opportunities.


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Vacation Bible School Volunteers Needed

We are still in need of additional volunteers for our Vacation Bible School, August 3 – 7, 2015; from 9:00am to 12:00pm.  Please speak with Steve Wood in person after worship on Sundays, or call the office at (619) 582-8480 or send e-mail to office@fpsd.org.

Thank you so very much for you help and participation.

Sunday School

Sunday School


Next Sunday, May 10th, Presbyterian Urban Ministries (PUM) will receive food from the U.S. Postal Service’s Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.  PUM will be needing volunteers to help with receiving and sorting of food.  Can you help?  Call (619) 232-2753 or send e-mail to info@pumsd.org.

PUM is located at 2459 Market Street, San Diego, CA 92102.  Please visit their website at http://www.pumsd.org for more information.

Presbyterian Urban Ministries

Presbyterian Urban Ministries