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This Week, February 2, 2023

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WinterGrace: The Grace of Prayer

The Grace to Draw Near

Sunday Morning Worship
Closeness with God is among our highest privileges as a Christian. The writer of Hebrews calls us to come close (draw near) to the throne of grace, because we have a great high priest in Jesus who can sympathize with our every weakness. And the gospel writer John describes that closeness as an intimacy which is nothing less than the Father’s eternal love for His only Son. Join us as we explore prayer as communion with God, as a grace given for the nearness to Him that we were made to experience.

The Grace to Hold Fast

Sunday Evening Worship
Come back to PCPC again for a special Sunday evening worship service on "The Grace to Hold Fast." The author of Hebrews, writing to a congregation tempted to leave the faith, admonishes them not only to draw near to God, but to hold fast to Christ in their days of weariness and struggle. Admittedly, prayer is often hard work, more duty than delight. How then can we consider prayer a grace in seasons when it feels like a burden? In light of Christ’s priesthood, we’ll consider prayer as a means of grace to persevere, especially when our grip is weak and God seems distant rather than close.

Invite friends and family to worship in-person with us at 8:00 (Chapel), 9:30 or 11:00 a.m. or online at pcpc.org/live/, the PCPC App with an iOS or Android device, Facebook, or YouTube.

"Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need."

Events

WinterGrace 2023

February 4–5
Park Cities Presbyterian Church

We are so excited about this weekend! WinterGrace is an on-campus retreat for our whole congregation to experience renewal in God’s grace together. Our theme this year is The Grace of Prayer, and we are delighted to welcome Chad Scruggs, Douglas McKelvey, and Fernando Ortega as our featured guests. We hope you will set aside this weekend as we anticipate the joyful fellowship, rich teaching, and beautiful worship God has provided.

SATURDAY
- 8:00 a.m. Breakfast (food reservations now closed)
- 9:00 a.m. Keynote Session with Douglas McKelvey
- 10:00 & 11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions (view topics)
- 6:00 p.m. Evensong: Songs, Stories, and Supplications
SUNDAY
- 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Worship
- 6:00 p.m. Worship

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Missionary Women's Galentine Lunch

Thursday, February 9
12:00–1:30 p.m.
Fellowship Hall

Join us for a ladies' time of fellowship and fun as we celebrate God’s work around the world. Lunch will be provided, donations appreciated, and childcare will be available.

Click here to register.

Contact Emily Leonard, emily.leonard@pcpc.org.


Dessert War 2023

A Mother & Son Valentine's Day Party

Friday, February 10
5:00–6:30 p.m.
Fellowship Hall

Join us for a fun evening of competition and team-building activities. Registration is open to 1st-4th grade boys and their mom, grandmother, aunt, or another favorite female adult. Non-PCPC families are welcome, please invite your friends to join! Registration closes Sunday, February 5, at 3 p.m.

Click here to register.

Contact Barrett Ball, barrett.ball@pcpc.org or 214-224-2825.


Grandparenting Luncheon

Sunday, February 12
12:30–2:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall

Join us for the “Writing a Family History” lunch on February 12 at 12:30 p.m. hosted by Pete Deison. The discussion will focus on "The hall of faith: every family has a story, invite your grandkids to theirs."

Contact Nancy Ross, nancy.ross@pcpc.org or 214-224-2739.


Faith & Culture: Reflecting Christ in a Polarized Culture

Ligon Duncan

Sunday, February 19
5:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall

How do we maintain unity in the church and reflect Christ to the world as political polarization continues to increase around us? In a world where people are full of contempt for those with whom they disagree, we will consider how we can live as disciples of Christ with wisdom, humility, and love. Please join us to hear from Ligon Duncan, Chancellor of Reformed Theological Seminary, on this important topic Sunday, February 19 at 5:00 p.m.

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Contact Cassie McConkey, cassie.mcconkey@pcpc.org or 214-224-2737.


Fervent: PCPC Women's Retreat

February 24–26
Allaso Ranch Retreat Center

Join us for a relaxing getaway with women from our church family. Enjoy worship, teaching, meals, and time with the Lord at beautiful Allaso Ranch in Hawkins, Texas. Author and teacher Courtney Garrett will be the retreat speaker this year with three teaching sessions on Waiting with Hope.

Register online today!

Contact Brittany Gaskill, brittany.gaskill@pcpc.org or 214-224-2768.


YOUNG ADULTS

PCPC Young Adults Big Game Party

Sunday, February 12
5:00 p.m.
5514 Caruth Blvd Map

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SENIOR ADULTS

Valentine's Day Luncheon

Tuesday, February 14
12:00–2:00 p.m.
Fellowship Hall

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WOMEN

Women's Lenten Prayer

Wednesday, February 22
12:00–1:00 p.m.
Chapel

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Events
Upcoming Sermon

Last Week's Sermon
The Grace to Draw Near
Hebrews 4:14-5:10; John 1:16-18; John 13:23
by Chad Scruggs
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Announcements

Florida Trip 2023

All incoming 9th-12th graders, mark your calendars: registration for this year's Florida Trip will open on the dates below!

PCPC members: February 21
Non-member incoming seniors: February 28
All other non-members: March 7

Please email if you have any questions.

Contact Youth Coordinator , youthadmin@pcpc.org or 214-224-2762.

Congregational Meeting Results

At the congregational meeting on Sunday, January 29, the members of PCPC approved the following measures:

  • To dissolve the call of Pete Deison as an Associate Pastor
  • To elect Pete Deison as Pastor Emeritus pending Presbytery approval

Crates for Ukraine - New Winter Edition

The key difference for the winter CFU initiative is that we no longer need couriers to fly crates to Poland. All crates will be delivered to either Dallas or Chattanooga. We have (2) partner shipping companies that are helping us collect, palletize, fly, and deliver aid to Lviv. These companies are providing their services to us for free! Runs through March 16th.

3 ways for PCPC to help with Winter Edition:
- Donate supplies: Basic or Medical
- Donate: Disaster Relief
- Volunteer

https://www.pcpc.org/crates-for-ukraine

Contact Emily Leonard, emily.leonard@pcpc.org.

Online Giving

We have a secure website and PCPC App with an iOS or Android device where you can give online (including setting up recurring gifts). Please take advantage of this act of worship as the Lord provides and as He leads.

Give at pcpc.org/give/.

Did you know that you can text to give? From your mobile device, text the word “give” to 214-997-9973. You will receive a text message with a one-time link to set-up your account. Click the link and follow the instructions to set-up all future gifts.

After the Text to Give one-time registration:
1) To give $50 to the General Ministry Fund - text “give 50”. Any amount works after the word “give” for a donation at any time.
2) To give $100 to the Extend Campaign - text “give Extend 100”. Any amount works after the words “give Extend” for a donation at any time.

All donations made through Text to Give will be included with your church giving record. Thank you for your gift!

Contact Cheli Conejo, cheli.conejo@pcpc.org or 214-224-2504.

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Budget
General Fund
Budget
2022/2023 Operating Budget 15,300,000
Budget for July 1, 2022-January 29, 2023 9,368,804
Giving for July 1, 2022-January 29, 2023 10,295,266
Budget Variance 926,462
 

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Matthew 7:1-6
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