Effingham First Presbyterian Women will host the 2018 Spring Gathering. 
All interested women are invited to attend.  The Effingham Child Development Center has been named the Mission of this Gathering.  Gifts and Donations will be given at PW's request.
Please RSVP to church office at 217.342.6272.  Thanks

Southeastern Illinois Presbytery
PW Spring Gathering
First Presbyterian Church, Effingham, IL

Saturday, April 14, 2018

9:30 am

Remember the Sabbath Day, to keep it holy.  Exodus 20:8


9:30 am Registration, Coffee Time in Hagman Hall

         10:00 am    Welcome and Announcements in Sanctuary  Rev. Pam S. Laing    

         10:10 am   “Morning Has Broken” 469 PH V1, 2 & 3/Words on TV & Brochure
 “The Creation” A Poem by James Weldon Johnson
   Presentation by the EFPC Jr & Sr High Youth Groups
“How Great is Our God & How Great Thou Art”

         10:25 am    Speaker:  Rev. Katrina Pekich
Bundy, Hanover Presbyterian Church (Indiana)
“Sabbath” in the 21st Century! 
What can Sabbath be in the life of today’s Christian? “

         11:30 am    Effingham Child Development Center - Shelli French Hosting

         11:50 am    Offering for The Effingham Child Development Center

         11:55 am    Necrology Report:  Sondra Bugg

          12 Noon    Birthday Offering Dedication

        12:10 pm    Election & Installation of Officers

        12:20 pm    Announcements:  Jane Hopkins
Fall Gathering:  Ann Brownson
Mission Project for Fall Gathering:  Church Wide Gathering Skit

        12:30 pm    Lunch ($7.00) Cents Ability Hunger Offering will be Received
Opportunity for Discussion with Katrina Pekich-Bundy

           1:30 pm    Optional tour of Effingham Child Development Center
5 Minutes from the Church