Community Bulletin Board
This space is for Members and Friends of Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church to sell, swap, give away, or barter items or services; and to share information about activities and organizations in which we are involved but are not necessarily related to the congregation.
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posted by Dave Levy * Pottery Sale, Sunday, November 2nd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Eastern Market — 225 7th Street SE (downstairs on C Street at the corner). It’s that time of year again — the Eastern Market Student Pottery Sale takes place on Sunday, November 2nd. You will see quite a variety of pots at reasonable prices. Come browse, enjoy one another’s company and have some refreshments.
posted by Liz Hammond * The Capitol City Ball, which raises funds for organizations that fight against human trafficking Silent Auction Committee, which Liz Hammond is currently Co-Chairing, is looking for volunteers on Saturday, November 22nd. As a volunteer you will be responsible for explaining the electronic bid software to ticket holders and supporting the silent auction checkout process. (A brief training will be provided couple of days before the event to explain the software should you volunteer.) In exchange for your time volunteers will be provided dinner and periodic breaks to particpate in the ball. If you’re interested in volunteering for the Silent Auction please contact Liz Hammond here, ASAP but no later than Tuesday, November 4, 2014.
If you want to learn more about the event, purchase tickets or donate to the Silent Auction go to http://capitalcityball.org/event-info/the-capital-city-ball.html
Posted by Pastor Walton *
From Westminster: Unfortunately, we have discovered in the transitioning of our online services that an issue has prevented us from receiving nominations made prior to October 14, 2014. If you have nominated a student you are asked to re-submit your nomination as the error has been corrected. Again, we apologize for this technical issue and inconvenience.
A Westminster Tradition: $74,000 for a PC(USA) High School Senior to attend Westminster College – Nominate deserving students for a Young Presbyterian Scholarship. Our PC(USA) congregation can join in the annual tradition and submit a nominations for two Senior High School students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Nomination packets have been mailed or you can click here to place your nomination online. Nominations are due by December 1. Make a difference in the life of a student and submit your nomination. Young Presbyterian Scholarship recipients may select from any of Westminster’s 40 majors.
For assistance, please contact Rev. Jim Mohr, College Chaplain (724) 946-7116
Bradley P. Tokar ’91, Director of Admissions (724) 946-7109
posted by Brenda Dunlap and Kelly DelRe * Shape Note Singing at CHPC on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. We sing from “The Sacred Harp” and “The Shenandoah Harmony”. Shape note singing is an a cappella non-denominational community, musical, and spiritual event emphasizing participation, not performance. Loaner books will be available. All are welcome, no experience necessary! For more information, contact John or Kelly at 540-955-2660 or by email.
posted by Leslie Barbour * Gary and Leslie have listed their home in Bend, Oregon on the AirBnB website at this link. Reserve your stay in a one bedroom apartment in a gated golf course community starting June 2014.
posted by Sally Stoecker * Court Appointed Special Advocates — CASA—DC (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is a really important and worthy organization that always needs support. This is where I volunteered (2007-2011) and also worked part time as staff in 2009. Volunteers are trained to represent foster care children in family court and to mentor and assist them outside of court–to make sure they are cared for properly…education, health, hygiene, etc. I often lift up Lyashaw in prayer—I represented her until she aged out of the system at 21. We are still in touch and that has been a very special relationship. Also, if you are thinking of volunteering somewhere in 2014, I highly recommend CASA (www.casadc.org)! Many blessings, Sally