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AUGUST 27 CHURCH family PICNIC
Relax, be entertained by inspirational music, enjoy a great lunch, and listen to children’s laughter as kids of all ages play games and go on an Amazing (G)Race throughout the church... Bring your friends, neighbors and lawn chairs (a few tables and chairs will also be provided) and join us for a picnic on the front lawn immediately following our 10:00 a.m. worship service on Sunday, August 27. Click here to RSVP. Pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, chips, iced tea and lemonade will be provided; congregation members are invited to bring an appetizer, side dish or dessert.
Join a Picnic Crew
Would you be willing to spend a little extra time on August 27 helping to make the church picnic a success? We need volunteers for set-up, food service, kids’ games, the Amazing (G)Race and clean-up. Contact the Church Office at email@example.com or 708.354.0771 and let us know how you can pitch in.
Show Your FPCLG Pride
Our Membership Committee is taking orders for church logo T-shirts—get yours now! They are $10 each and are white shirts with green and blue print. Contact the Church Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 708.354.0771 and let us know how many shirts and what sizes you’d like (youth small through adult XXL available).
FOOD PANTRY’S “SPECIAL OF THE MONTH”
Donations for the La Grange Area Food Pantry may be placed in the designated box in the east cloister anytime. August’s non-food “item of the month” is facial tissue.
Help Fill Up our Share the Harvest Basket
We’ve planted! We’ve watered! And now we’re harvesting! We are ready to receive your gifts of fresh, delicious produce grown by Share the Harvest partners. Just bring the best from your garden or from the market and place your gifts in the Share the Harvest basket in the Narthex. We’ll be sure they get delivered to our food pantry partner.
Please know that your gifts make a tremendous difference in the lives of our neighbors who are struggling with food insecurity. Thank you for your commitment to addressing poverty and for taking hands-on action to help end hunger in our communities. Thank you for being a witness to God’s abundance and hospitality. Continued blessings on your gardens. May our harvests be bountiful!
WE’RE ON AMAZONSMILE!
Did you know that every time you shop online at Amazon.com, you can donate a percentage of your purchase to our church? Click here to link your existing account with First Presbyterian Church of La Grange. From then on, the only thing you do differently is begin at smile.amazon.com whenever you shop Amazon.
2017 “PER CAPITA” AMOUNT IS $33.38
Each year, PC(USA) churches pay to support the work of their Presbytery, Regional Synod and National General Assembly based on each church’s total membership. You help us to cover this cost by paying the $33.38 per capita amount for each member of our church in your household. Per capita contributions may be placed in the offering, made through our website or sent in to the Church Office. Contact Lynn Huck at 708.354.0771 or email@example.com with questions.
CLICK TO GIVE
Online giving on our website allows you to make one-time donations or set up recurring payments by charging your checking account, savings account or credit card through one of the industry leading vendors for secure payment processing. A confirmation e-mail is sent to you for each gift, and a record of your gifts is also visible to you. It is very quick and easy. To make an online gift, click this link. There is no need to set up an account, but taking a few minutes to do so will make it easier to track your giving history as well as make subsequent or recurring gifts.