Church Directories available
The new Church Directory is in! You may pick up your copy at the church office during regular office hours or on Sunday morning. See Sue Rush for obtaining your Directory.
Sign up now for annual canoe trip!
The annual Federated Church Canoe Trip has been scheduled for July 30 - Aug. 2, 2017. The crews will be going to the Bass River Resort in Missouri.
Contact the following for details, registration, fees, etc.:
Pete and Char Genta, Mark and Sue Kaiser, or Mike and Peggy Graham.
Historic Presbyterian sites in St. Louis
When you are out and about and heading for St. Louis, there are a number of Presbyterian historic sites that you may find of interest. The PC(USA) has published an interactive map on its website for those who plan to attend the Big Tent (July 6–8) or the 223rd General Assembly (June 16–23, 2018). Blackburn College is listed on the map.
Check it out at American Presbyterian and Reformed Historic Sites Registry
Lunch Bunch Mission Project underway
The annual "Lunch Bunch" program has resumed and is underway for the months of June and July. Free lunches are provided to children and their families during the week days. Originated at the Federated Church, other community churches are recruited to provide volunteer servers each week. For information about Lunch Bunch, contact the church office at 217.854.3031.
Spend a day with Elvis!
Annual Lake Springfield Baptist Camp's Senior Adult Day is scheduled for July 27.
Senior Adult Day is a great way for alumni and supporters of Lake Springfield Baptist Camp to reunite and fellowship with each other, enjoy worship and entertainment, and see what is new and changing at the camp. You may register by emailing the camp at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost: $15. Pay at the door.
"Take It to Town" Involves the Community
More than 70 people volunteered for the June 3 "Take It to Town" volunteer service day, working at sites that included nursing homes, the Carlinville grade school, Loveless Park, and Beaver Dam State Park. Jobs included garden work, general cleanup, painting, and clearing brush. Thanks to all who gave their time on Saturday!