Next Sunday, Sept. 6th is our very special recognition of our very special Pastor Rich on the 50th anniversary of his ordination. Please help us celebrate at the Sundae Social immediately following service
Pastor Gretchen will represent the Presbytery of Denver at a celebration in Zimbabwe of the 10th anniversary of the Partnership of Zimbabwe and Denver Presbyteries. She will also help develop a new Memorandum of Understanding for the Partnership. Prayers for the delegation would be appreciated. During her absence from Aug. 19 to Sept. 3 you may contact Pastor Rich, Pastor Allen or the office for any assistance you might need.
Hope Circle begins its 2015-16 season on Mon. Sept. 7 at noon with the book Come to the Waters. Bring your lunch and be treated to a homemade dessert and lively, interesting discussion.
Charity Circle will begin on Tue. Sept. 22 at10am.
SUNDAY SCHOOL for children and youth follows the school year and will resume on Sun. Aug. 30 at 9:00am.
Children’s Chimes (Petite Bel Canto) practice at 9:45am Oct.-May.
The fall session of the Sunday morning Forum will start on September 13 using discussion material entitled Christianity and Islam: So Much In Common, So Much Apart. Join us in the discussions of both sides of this relationship with a view toward getting along better with our fellow world travelers. For information call Ben Law at 303 988-2905 or George Wallen at 303 988-3026.
GMPC has regularly participated in the Community Thanksgiving Service with other local churches. Music Survey respondents thought it was a good idea to participate, and this year the service will be at our church on Wed. Nov. 25 at 7:00pm with a reception to follow.
The Chancel Choir will begin practice on Sept. 2 from 7:30-8:30pm in the sanctuary. Our first Sunday to sing is September 6th. Chancel choir sings September through May and (hopefully) adds musical enlightenment to the worship service. We always welcome new members to the choir. An ability to read music or a willingness to learn, as well as a desire to sing and blend with the group, are the necessary requirements. You just need to see Carrie.
Sept. 17-20 could be very significant days for your spiritual life if you attend Pilgrimage that weekend. Presbyterian Pilgrimage is for adults who want to deepen their relationships with Christ. If you have been looking for a way to take the next step in your discipleship, attending a Pilgrimage weekend is a great place to start! Applications are online at http://www.coloradopilgrimage.org/attend_pilgrimage as well as on the Welcome Desk.