2016 VBS: July 18th – 21st (Registration Closed)

From Pigpen to the Feast!!!

Vacation Bible School at Winter Park Presbyterian Church

July 18-21 (Monday-Thursday)

9:00am to 12:00noon

REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED.  Please Contact rachel@winterparkpres.org if you have any questions.

Children age 3 through 5th grade are invited to join us as we explore the story of the Prodigal Son.

We will explore the stories of the Prodigal Son, the Loving Father, and the Older Brother through art, games, movie-making, stories, drama, music and much more.

The $20 suggested registration donation  will go this year to the Full Belly Project.   Learn more about the Full Belly Project at thefullbellyproject.org

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Some photos from last year:

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Presbyterian College Ringers – Concert at WPPC: Saturday, May 7th at 7pm

The Presbyterian College Ringers (Hand Bell Choir) will present a special concert on Saturday, May 7th at 7:00pm at Winter Park Presbyterian Church.  All are welcome.

The Choir will also share their talents at our 10:00am worship service on Sunday, May 8th.

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WPPC is Seeking and Assistant for Congregational Care

 

Winter Park Presbyterian Church is seeking an Assistant for Congregational Care. This individual would be responsible for assisting the senior pastor with the visitation of home-bound, institutionalized, and hospitalized members, and other members in need of special love and support. She or he will maintain a list of pastoral concerns and will communicate with the pastor and members to coordinate the congregational care ministry of the church. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and good organizational skills, and she or he must be comfortable praying with and for members of the church. She or he must be willing to listen to those whom they visit and be alert for opportunities for individuals and groups within the church to provide for specific needs. The Assistant will be broadly responsible for conveying the love and care of the church family to individual members in need.

Both lay and ordained candidates will be considered. Depending on the background and qualifications of the Assistant, they may be encouraged to participate in the worship or teaching leadership of the church as part of their service.

The position is considered part time (16 hours per week), with a salary appropriate to the background and qualifications of the candidate. Start date is to be June 1, 2016.

For further information, please contact Harry Taylor ( ph 910-791-8836 or e-mail Ttaylorh@aol.com).

To be considered for this position, please submit a letter describing your interest and a resume to Harry Taylor: Ttaylorh@aol.com

The initial deadline for consideration is April 30th.

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On Easter we will gather for worship at 8:30 and 11:00am.  All are welcome to gather with us as we share the Good News:  Christ is Risen!!!

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Sunday, March 20th:   10:00am Worship – Palm Sunday   Our choirs and musicians will lead us in procession as we enter into the story of Jesus’ triumphant (and challenging) entry into Jerusalem.

Thursday, March 24th:   6:00pm Foot-Washing Service    Meet in the Andrew Howell Classroom upstairs in our Education building.  In John 13, Jesus instructs his disciples to love and serve one another.  Jesus washes their feet to set and example and tells us to do likewise.  Come to this simple worship service  to sing, pray, and reflect upon our calling to love one another as Christ has loved us.  We will have basins of warm water and towels for those who would like to wash another’s feet and have their own feet washed.

DSC05035Thursday, March 24th:  7:30pm Maundy Thursday Service with Communion shared at long tables   Maundy Thursday is also the day when we remember the institution of the Lord’s Supper.  Come to worship at 7:30pm for a traditional service of hymns, the Word, and the Lord’s Supper.  We will remember the practice of Presbyterians of the 17th and 18th centuries by sitting at long tables to share the bread and the cup of the Lord’s Supper.

Friday, March 25th:  11:00am Good Friday Service of Lessons and Hymns

Sunday, March 27th:    8:30 and 11:00am Easter Sunday Worship Services  We will have two worship services on Easter Sunday.  Come early or late, but come celebrate the Good News that Christ is Risen!!!

10:00am Children’s Easter Egg Hunt on the Playground  Children are invited to our Easter Egg hunt on our playground.  It is always a lot of fun!

Sunday, April 3rd:   10:00am Worship Service  Our Chancel Choir will sing Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus” from the Messiah at the conclusion of the worship service.

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Girls’ Choir of Wilmington Concert – Friday, March 18th at 7pm

Dear Friends,

The Girls’ Choir of Wilmington will present a concert at Winter Park Presbyterian Church on Friday, March 18th at 7pm.    They will present a mix of classical and contemporary, sacred and popular music.  They sing with creativity, skill, and joy.   All are welcome!

Donations will be taken at the door with all the proceeds going to the Girls’ Choir of Wilmington.

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