PASTOR'S MESSAGE AND HERITAGE HAPPENINGS FOR February 10
“Come, Let Us Worship” by Allen Pote is an anthem that calls us to worship the Lord our God; and this Sunday, the Heritage Singers will call us to worship in voice and song. Richard Foster in his book, Celebration of Discipline, says “to worship is to know, to feel, to experience the resurrected Christ” and when we do, we are reminded of who God is and who we are. That experience moves us deeper into worship. What does it mean to go deeper into worship and what happens in the deep?
Come and explore these questions with me as we look at the stories of two men in worship: Isaiah and Simon Peter. Through their stories, we will learn how we can “know, feel and experience” God in worship and how that knowledge can lead us to go deeper with God.
IT’S BIRTHDAY SUNDAY time to celebrate all of the birthdays in February. For anyone having a birthday this month, please bring a treat to share during fellowship time.
THE ORDINATION & INSTALLATION of newly elected officers is this Sunday during the worship service.
IMAGINE AND EXPLORE with Kiana Brewer about the construction of a labyrinth at Heritage. What is a labyrinth? Find out this Sunday, February 10th after worship in the choir room. Everyone invited.
TUTOR COORDINATOR needed to oversee tutoring program at Heritage including students, adult tutors, and materials. See Pastor Karen for more information.
THE GLENDALE ROSE SOCIETY is having a community fundraiser at Heritage this Saturday, Feb. 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. offering rose bushes, cuttings, garden items, and arts & crafts.
CPR/FIRST AID CLASS being offered at Heritage. Cost is $65.00 and includes the 4 hour class, book, mask kit, pocket mask and certification card. Indicate if you are available days or evenings on the sign-up sheet in the narthex.
WHAT’S ON TAP TUESDAY? Men’s fellowship meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Dubina’s Brewery, 67th Ave., just north of Bell Rd. Bring your Bible. Next meeting is Feb. 12th.
BIBLE & BRUNCH meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Next meeting is Feb. 13th at 10:00 a.m.Bring a dish to share. All are welcome.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY invitesyou to welcome the Kabari Family to their new home on Saturday, Feb. 16th at 10:30 a.m. 12551 W. Statler St. Surprise, AZ 85374. For more information see the flyer on the bulletin board in Heritage House.
BRING YOUR BUTTONS TO GIRLFRIENDS for a gathering of all the women of the church, on Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 p.m. in Heritage House. The Ozark women exchanged buttons from friends and strung them into a necklace with the idea of keeping each other in true friendship. Bring your buttons to share with others and we'll make button necklaces as a reminder of our friendship with one another in Christ. This is a great way to meet new friends and engage in a devotion led by Tammy Harris. Bring a healthy snack to share.
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN SPRING GATHERING RETREAT is Saturday, March 2nd from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 3839 E. Shea Blvd. Registration is $12.00 (includes lunch). Deadline to register is February 15th. Pick up a registration form on the table in the narthex.
BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO MOURN, a grief support group meets the first Thursday of the month. The next gathering is Thursday, March 7th at 11:30 a.m. in Heritage House. Bring a dish to share for a light potluck lunch.
H.A.R.T. (HELPING AT RISK TEENS) have the following items on their wish list: canned soup, ramen noodle packs, oatmeal packets, hot chocolate mix, fruit cups or applesauce. Thank you for the continued support providing food for teens on the weekends.
PER CAPITA is the first envelope in your offering box. Per Capita is a set amount of money (apportionment) per member that congregations pay to the larger Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) for their Presbytery, Synod and General Assembly operating budgets. Your contribution to Per Capita helps Heritage to pay it’s per capita apportionment of $5,365.00 in 2019. This year per capita is $36.25 for each member.
CHARITABLE TAX CREDIT contribution forms for HABITAT FOR HUMANITY are on the table in the narthex. You no longer need to itemize your charitable contributions to be eligible and the credit reduces your overall Arizona state income tax liability. Married couples can contribute up to $800 and single taxpayers up to $400. Send your check with the form or write “Heritage Presbyterian Church” in the memo line so your contribution goes toward our next build with the Presbyterian Coalition.
WORSHIP ASSISTANT sign-up sheet is on the table in the narthex or call Kathy Jones if interested.
TUTORING is held at 10:45 a.m. Tutors are to gather in Heritage House after worship.
THE WIRED WORD meets at 10:45 a.m. to discuss current events alongside the Bible.ADULT BIBLE STUDY meets at 10:45 a.m. Both classes meet in Heritage House.
COFFEE sign-up sheet is on the table in the narthex to order JUSTO CAFÉ from a coffee farm co-op in Mexico to support workers and their families. Each bag is $10.00 and includes cost of shipping.
THE PRAYER SHAWL GROUP HAS A NEW LOCATION at PuraTea Water, 3515 W. Union Hills Dr. #101 (SW corner of 35th Ave. & Union Hills). They will continue tomeet every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. to knit, crochet items for those who need to be wrapped in prayer. Beginners are welcome.
RESIDENT PHOTOGRAPHERS needed to take photos of events at Heritage throughout the year. Send your photos to email@example.com as events at the church occur. Mention to those in the photo the picture may be used in the annual report and should one not want their photo used, please delete it.
EYEGLASSES NEEDED for the Lions Club Foundation Eyeglass Program. Look for the box in the Narthex to make your donation.