This Sunday at CPC, August 20, 2023

Sunday, August 20
  9:00 Contemporary Worship
10:45 Traditional Worship
Scripture: Genesis 28:10-17
Sermon: Journey through Genesis:An Unexpected Dream, An Undeserved Grace
Who hasn’t run away from home? We all do, eventually, in some fashion. Jacob is running away from his brother’s anger and maybe from himself, too. Our story finds him in the desert, with a stone for his pillow. The familiar saying you can run, but you can’t hide fits Jacob’s situation, but the way God says it sounds very different than the way it’s usually meant…

To worship online live Sundays at 9:00 and 10:45 or recorded: go to www.Christ-Pres.Church
and click Watch Worship, then click the service you would like to attend.

Coffee service is available after both Sunday services.

Inquirer’s Class for New Members and those who’d like to know more about the Presbyterian branch of the faith. In person on Sunday morning, August 27, 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. (child care provided). An identical online version of the class will be offered Wednesday, August 30, 7 p.m. For details, to sign up, or if you’re interested but neither time works for you, contact Greg Bostrom:

Summer Sermons: Journey through Genesis
   June 19  Why is there Something Instead of Nothing?  (Chapter 1)
   June 26  When God Asks a Question (Chapter 3)   
   July 9     Noah’s Ark: A PG13 Story (Chapters 6-8)
   July 16   Blessed to be a Blessing (Chapter 12)
   July 23   The God Who Sees (Chapter 16)
   July 30    God Behind the Scenes (Chapter 15)
   August 6  The Toughest Story (Chapter 22)
   August 13  Rivalry and Reconciliation (25:19-34, 27:1-46, 33:1-17)
   August 20  An Unexpected Dream, An Undeserved Grace ( 28:10-17)
   August 27  Wrestling with God (Chapter 32)
   Sept. 3        God Behind the Scenes, Again! (45:1-15, Romans 8)
   Sept. 10      Saved from Ourselves (50:7-8, 15-21

Children and Youth
Sunday School
Join us for Bible stories, arts and crafts, science demos, games, music and more in room 1 of the Education Building! If you are new to our Sunday School program, please register here:  Details: Cathy Love

  9:30-10:15: K-5th grade, in the Education building (after the children’s message)
11:00-11:45: K-5th grade, in the Education building (after the children’s message)
The first Sunday of every month is Communion Sunday, when kids stay with their families in worship.

Middle School Youth (6th-8th grade)  Every Wednesday in the Youth Room, 5:00—6:30 p.m. for in-person youth group and the BEST night of the week for games, friends and so much FUN. (No youth gathering on August 23 or 30.)

Church Nursery every Sunday with care during worship and a special program for toddlers.