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Opportunities This Week: March 3-10, 2019 Sunday 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 6:15 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

The Journey Service—Kerr Building Sunday School Sanctuary-Traditional Worship Service—Sanctuary Children’s Spring Program Practice—Kerr Building Philabell Practice—Bell Choir Rm. Sanctuary Choir Practice—Adult Choir Room

Monday 6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.

Christian Education Ministry Mtg.—Session Rm. Deacons Meeting—Heritage Room Scouts—Bigham Hall/Chapel Praise Team Practice—Kerr Building AA Group Meeting (New Comers)—Old Scout Hut

Tuesday 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 6:00 p.m.

PW Circle #4—Fred Brown Classroom PW Circle # 1 & 2—Heritage Room Church Office Closed for a Staff Outing Girl Scouts—Chapel

Wednesday 9:30 a.m. Craft Workshop—Chapel Annex 12:00 p.m. Midweek Prayer—Sanctuary Wonderful Wednesday Program 5:30 p.m. Room in the Inn—Kerr Building 8:00 p.m. AA Meeting (open)—Old Scout Hut Thursday 7:00 p.m. Personnel & Admin. Ministry Mtg.—Session Room 7:00 p.m. Basketball—Kerr Building 7:00 p.m. AA Meeting (Women’s closed step)—Old Scout Hut Friday 5:00 p.m. Celebration Singer’s Dress Rehearsal—Kerr Building 8:00 p.m. AA Meeting (open)—Bigham Hall Saturday 8:00 a.m. AA Meeting—Old Scout Hut 8:00 a.m. Girl Scouts—Bigham Hall 5:00 p.m. Scout Blue & Gold Banquet—Kerr Building

Girl Scout Sunday, March 10 9:00 a.m. The Journey Service—Kerr Building 10:00 a.m. Sunday School 11:00 a.m. Sanctuary-Traditional Worship Service—Sanctuary 4:30 p.m. Worship & Music Ministry Mtg.—Session Room 7:00 p.m. Celebration Singers Spring Musical—Kerr Building 7:45 p.m. Sanctuary Choir Practice—Adult Choir Room

Attendance 2/24/19 9:00 a.m. Worship—138 10:00 a.m. Church School—191 11:00 a.m. Worship—163

Assisting in the Worship Service Today Head Usher

11:00 a.m.

Sound Booth 11:00 a.m. Lock-up Officer Acolyte 11:00 a,m. Nursery Contact 11:00 a.m.

Jillian Rosmon & Emily Davis Bill Johnston Matt Corrigan Gabe Governale Jane Long & Jill Linscheid

Prayer Concerns [Kelly Glanzer] daughter of Pete & Dottie Kastner

Ed Simmons Ken Epley [Erik Mendlik] son of Jane Mendlik [Sherrie Whalen] sister of Judy Clinton [Steve Horton] Linda Jamison [Barbara Brown] niece of Pamela Rosmon [Avery Phillips] [Joe Flowe] [Baron Bartlett] son of Dot & Aubrey Bartlett [Beth Welch] sister-in-law of Pamela Rosmon [Jonathon Whitley] grandson of Walter Whitley, Jr. [Wanda Ross] sister-in-law of Becky Jamison Macie Allen Jeannine Mayberry [Jim White] Lake Wylie Assisted Living Carrington Place Willow Grove Carillon Carillon Mint Hill

Extended Care Rachel Nance

[Harvey Phillips], Helen Smetts Bonnie Barnes Doris Jordan [Florence Broome] mother of Judy Clinton Brookdale Charlotte E. Virginia Boyd & Martha Benehaley Woodridge Judy Myers Royal Park Grace Jones, Jeannine Mayberry, [Louise Wilson] mother of Jane Long Brookdale Monroe Barbara Wolfe Square Morningside Leila Campbell Clear Creek [Joyce Jennings] mother of Mardy Watson Clear Creek Rehab William McWhirter White Oak Ed Simmons The Heritage Rachel P. Tweed At Lowman Little Flower Frances Leete Elliotte Manor Roy Perry, Bob Wilson Asbury Jean Hargett Wilora Lake [Kenneth Phillips] brother of Gayle Williams Morningside, Concord Mary Hyatt

PASTORAL CARE EMERGENCIES contact: Mark Lee, Minister ((952-807-3566) Katie Sloan, Associate Minister (704-236-1369) Stephen Minister: Grace Phillips (704) 545-5853 AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AED) are located in box 96 in the main hallway beside the church office, in the Kerr Building, and in Bigham Hall.

Philadelphia Presbyterian Church TRANSFIGURATION SUNDAY March 3, 2019 11:00 a.m. Prelude

“This Is My Father’s World”

Welcome and Announcements Call to Worship

+Hymn #667

Min. Katie Sloan

“What a Mighty God We Serve” Sanctuary Choir and Cherub Choir

Presentation of New Members


arr. Barker

Scott, Susan & Morgan Carr

“When Morning Gilds the Skies”


Call to Confession Silent Prayers of Confession Prayers of the Day and the Lord’s Prayer Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name. Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil. For Thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Assurance of Pardon Choral Response Anthem

“Be Not Afraid”

Sanctuary Choir and Cherub Choir


Children’s Sermon

[Following the Message, children (age 3-K) may leave to join Children’s Church.]

Scripture Reading This is the Word of the Lord. Thanks be to God. Sermon +Hymn #190

“What’s In A Name?” “Swiftly Pass the Clouds of Glory”

Deuteronomy 5:11

Pastor Mark Lee GENEVA


+Affirmation of Faith (unison) The Apostles’ Creed I believe in God the Father Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ his only Son our Lord; who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, born of the Virgin Mary, suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead, and buried. He descended into hell. The third day he rose again from the dead; he ascended into heaven, and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty; from thence he shall come to judge the quick and the dead. I believe in the Holy Ghost; the holy catholic church; the communion of saints; the forgiveness of sins; the resurrection of the body; and the life everlasting. Amen. +Hymn #581

“Gloria Patri”

Presentation of Offerings Offertory

“Immortal, Invisible”

arr. Edwards

The Philabells

Doxology #606 Dedication Prayer +Hymn #25

“O Lord, Our God, How Excellent”


+Benediction Choral Response Postlude

“Praise My Soul, The King of Heaven”


+Those who are able please stand. WELCOME visitors and friends. We are happy you have joined us for worship. Please sign the Attendance Register so we may greet you.

-WED//MAR 6: Ash Wednesday Service @ 7pm (No Youth this night) -SUN//MAR 24: Small Group Gathering "Team Night" (5:30-7:30p)

BACKPACKS OF LOVE -- Every Friday we fill backpacks for 57 Clear Creek students. Our greatest needs this week are dinner meats and vegetables. We are also low on PopTarts and snacks. GOD WILL PROVIDE (with a little help from us all!!!) Next Sunday night, 7 p.m. in the Kerr Building, the Celebration Singers will present the musical “Elijah! God’s Faithful Prophet.” These 17 singers, in grades 3-7, have worked hard, practicing Wednesday nights and most Sunday afternoons for the past six weeks, In the process they’ve not only memorized songs and lines, they’ve developed more self-confidence, experienced what it’s like to work as a team on stage, formed closer relationships with each other, and, hopefully, taken to heart Elijah’s message for us all – that God will provide. Your contribution to the current fund makes this opportunity and so many others possible, enabling our young people to grow up surrounded by God’s love and grace as they – and all of us – strive to live out PPC’s vision to Believe, Love Evangelize, Share and Serve. Thank you for your support - and make plans now to come to the show!!! MIDWEEK PRAYER SERVICE – Join us for an informal time of prayer every Wednesday 12:00- 12:30PM in the sanctuary. Escape the busyness of your work week, and join us for a time of reflection and prayer. If you're unable to join us, we invite you to pray with us from wherever you are. We really believe this will be a refreshing time. TEN CENTS A MEAL—next Sunday we will receive our Ten Cents a Meal offering to help fight hunger.

RISE AGAINST HUNGER—Evangelism & Outreach is excited to announce that Rise Against Hunger is back! Make plans to attend Rise Against Hunger after Traditional Service on Sunday, March 17th. We will pack at least ten thousand meals for those in need. This is a great event for all ages to connect and serve as one church family. Feel free to invite friends and family to help Rise Against Hunger!

WELLCOME OUR NEW MEMBERS: Scott, Susan and Morgan Carr, 10888 Pioneer Mill Road, Concord, NC. Scott, Susan and Morgan joined by Reaffirmation of Faith.

ARTICLES for the March Philagram need to be sent to Matt Hall at [email protected] or placed in box #32 by the 18th of March.

PW CIRCLE MEETINGS—Circle 1 & 2—March 5th at 10:30 a.m. in the Heritage Room, Circle 4—March 5th at 10:00 a.m.—Fred Brown Classroom. Circle 5—March 12th at 10:30 a.m. in the Heritage Room, Circle 6—March 12th at 6 p.m. in the Courtyard Lobby, Circle 7— March 2nd at 9:00 a.m. in the Heritage Room.

EASTER LILIES—To place a lily in memory or in honor of someone, please complete a lily form located on the tables in the narthex and turn it in to the church office (box 7), or place the completed form along with your payment in the offering plate. The cost of the 6" potted lilies is $12.00 per pot. Orders must be turned in by March 22.

PLEASE JOIN our church family for the Ash Wednesday Service on March 6th at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel. The Wonderful Wednesday schedule will be modified so that everyone can attend the service.

COME BE IN CHRIST at Philadelphia Presbyterian Church's annual Women's Retreat, Saturday, March 30, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. Join other sisters in Christ as we fellowship and worship together, exploring "who we are in Christ" and what it means to "be in Christ." Free, with a soup and salad lunch provided. Use the form included in today’s bulletin to register. Childcare is available, but RSVP is required.

DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME begins on Sunday, March 10th, so remember to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed on Saturday, March 9th.

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS Register online for the spring semester. Contact Susan Griffin at [email protected] to volunteer or with questions. This week’s menu: pizza, salad, and dessert.

ATTENTION High School Seniors! Application forms for the Elizabeth Caldwell Junker, the Frances McEwen Hunter, Anne Tweed and Baxter Bigham Scholarship, and the Jimmy Miller Scholarships are available in the information rack outside the church office. Deadline for their return is April 1. TASK FORCE 250, the committee planning PPC’s 250th Anniversary in 2020, is looking for past pictures, documents, choir music, Sunday School books—anything that speaks to the history of PPC. Items will be temporarily collected, captured digitally for use in the 250th celebrations and returned. If you have any items you would like to include, please contact Becky Griffin at 704-545-5766. THE INVITATION TO MEMBERSHIP: Philadelphia Church welcomes persons who wish to join us in witness and service to Jesus Christ. If you are interested in church membership or desire more information about this congregation, please indicate on the Attendance Register or, as you leave, speak to the pastor. Philadelphia Presbyterian Church 11501 Bain School Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227 Phone Number: 704-545-6172