This Week at Praise
– week of February 23, 2020 –
Sunday, February 23
9:00 AM & 10:30 AM Worship Service
Tuesday, February 25
8:00 AM Men’s Prayer Breakfast (Fellowship Center)
11:00 AM – Intercessory Prayer (Prayer Chapel)
Wednesday, February 26 – Mid-week Services at 7:00 PM
Monday – Thursday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM-Johnson Prayer Chapel Open for Individual Prayer
Pastor Bob McCuen – email@example.com
Wednesday, February 26 – Choir and orchestra rehearsal in the Worship Center at 7:00 PM.
A “Night of Worship” will be Sunday, March 8 at 6:00 PM in the Worship Center.
Are you are interested in being a part of the choir? Please contact Pastor Bob at 864-350-8433 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Our Prayer and Intercessory Ministry Team is continually covering your needs and requests in prayer.
Prayer requests may be submitted online or in the boxes located throughout the lobby. If you are interested in joining our team, please email Becky McCuen at email@example.com, or contact the church office at 864-879-4878.
Focus your hearts on prayer on Tuesdays at the following Prayer Gatherings:
8:00 AM – Men’s Prayer Breakfast with Pastor Bob in the Fellowship Center.
11:00 AM Intercessory Morning Prayer Service – Join us in the Johnson Prayer Chapel for an opportunity to get away from distractions and spend time in focused prayer.
Monday – Thursday – 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM – The Johnson Prayer Chapel is open for individual prayer.
Ladies’ prayer breakfast, hosted by Diane Buchanan, is Saturday, March 14 at 10:00 AM in the Dining Center.
Pastor Brent Rains – firstname.lastname@example.org
A Dominican Republic mission trip information meeting will be Sunday, February 23 immediately following the 10:30 AM worship service in the Choir Room.
Pastor Corey Rogers – email@example.com
The Children’s ministry is hosting training for all volunteers and anyone who would like to volunteer, on Sunday, February 23 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM in the Children’s Center. Register on the Praise Kids’ app or online here.
K5 – 2nd-grade boys are invited to the Ranger Kid Overnighter on Friday, March 6 from 6:00 PM to Saturday, March 7 at 10:00 AM. Register online here.
All volunteers of Praise Kids are invited to our Ministry Banquet on Sunday, March 22 following the 10:30 AM worship Service. Register on the Praise Kids App or online here.
It is time to reserve your bus seat for Kidfest 2020. Register today with a $25 deposit per person on the Praise Kids App. Your kids will not want to miss this unforgettable weekend of worship on May 1 – 3.
To download the Praise Kids’ App, please click here.
Pastor Bo Madden – firstname.lastname@example.org
No Middle School Sunday on February 23.
PCS Sunday is March 1 at 10:00 AM.
A mandatory Winterfest student/parent meeting will be Sunday, March 1 at 5:00 PM in the Student Center.
Our NYC Missions fundraiser at The Clock on Poinsett Street in Greer is on Monday, March 2 after 5:00 PM. A portion of all sales from dine-in and the drive-thru will benefit PCS NYC Missions.
Sunday, March 8 is Pastor Swap in PCS. Pastor Bo & Jen will be in Middle School Sunday, and Pastor Seth & Kayla will with the Breakfast Club.
Join us for our “Women’s Winter Connect” on Sunday, February 23 from 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM in the Dining Center, where special guest Lyn Jordan, Development Coordinator of SWITCH, (a local non-profit that provides awareness and assistance to women) will be speaking. On-site registration for Bible study and retreat will be available and Bible study guides will also be available for pick up.
Ladies are invited to join us for our Bible study “Esther: For Such a Time as This” beginning on Thursday, March 5. We will have 3 sessions to choose from for this 6-week study; 9:30 AM or 6:45 PM in the Dining Center or 6:45 PM on Facebook. The cost is $10. Register online here. Nursery will be provided for children age 5 and under if registered in advance. Contact Jeanne Harvey at email@example.com with any questions.
Join us for our annual ladies’ retreat, and let’s explore the promises of God to “Soar” high on wings like eagles, Friday – Sunday, May 15 – 17 at the Cove in Asheville, NC, Register online here. Contact April Rains or Angela Dillard with any questions at 864-879-4878 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastor Chris Criswell – email@example.com
Men’s Bible Study begins on February 23rd at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Center. We will be going through Tony Evans ‘Kingdom Man.’ Please come early at 5:30 for a time of food and fellowship.
College & Young Adult
Pastor Jonathan McClain – firstname.lastname@example.org or 864-630-2126
College & young adults will meet at 7:00 PM on Wednesday in the Fellowship Center.
Senior Adult Directors Steve & Sue Howard – email@example.com
Our next senior adult meal will be Sunday, March 1 in the Dining Center following the 10:30 AM worship service. The menu will include baked chicken, rice & gravy, macaroni & cheese, green beans, tossed salad, rolls, and strawberry cake.
Sign up on the “Who’s in the Pew” pad or online here.
If you are a mom who has lost a child, please join us in the Fellowship Center on Sundays, February 23, March 22, and April 26 at 3:00 PM for a time of healing, sharing, and support. Please contact Pastor Jonathan at 864-879-4878 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Are you a family member of someone who struggles with addiction? If yes, our support group will meet on Sunday, March 22 at 5:30 PM in the Fellowship Center. Contact Pastor Jonathan at email@example.com or 864-630-2126 with any questions.
If you have lost a loved one, please come to the Grief Support class for a time of sharing and healing on Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 PM in the Fellowship Center. Register online here. If you just need to speak to someone, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pastor’s Bible Study
Join us for Pastor’s Bible study on Wednesday nights at 7:00 PM in the Dining Center. Come a little early to enjoy some food and fellowship.
Crabb Family Tickets
The Crabb Family will be at Praise on Saturday, February 29 at 7:00 PM. Tickets are on sale at the Connect Center.
With Deepest Sympathies
The staff and congregation of Praise would like to extend their deepest sympathies to the following who have lost loved ones:
-Sam Cox in the loss of his sister;
-Phil Gaddy in the loss of his father;
-Steve McCall in the loss of his mother.
A baby shower for Jen Madden will be Sunday, March 1 from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM in the Fellowship Center. She is registered at Target, Amazon, and Buy Buy Baby. It’s a Girl!
A couple’s bridal shower will be held for Hannah Cox and Taylor McAlister on Sunday, March 8 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM in the Fellowship Center. They are registered at Bed, Bath & Beyond and Amazon.
Would you like to sponsor a seat for a student to go to Amplify and/or Winterfest? Please see Pastor Bo or Jen. The cost is $50.
Youth T-Ball & Coed Softball
Register your children, age 3-12, for spring t-ball/coed softball online here. Practice will begin on Monday, March 9 at 6:30 PM for ages 3-7, and 7:30 PM for ages 8-12.
Adult Softball (ages 13 and up)
It is time for spring softball. Register online here. Practice for coeds will begin on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:30 PM and for the men on Thursday, March 12at 6:30 PM.
Host families are needed for the next school year for two 16-year-old girls, one from Denmark and one from Italy. If you are able to help, eligible families must live in Greenville, Spartanburg Districts 1 or 5, or Greer Middle College school districts. Please contact Herb Albert at email@example.com for more information.
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