ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please bring your contributions for Loaves and Fishes. We will collect food items on the sec­ond Sunday of every month. Items may be placed in the Narthex of the Sanctuary.

The 2019 Flower Calendar is available and ready for you to reserve a date. Please review the calendar and sign up today! The flower calendar is located on the wall to the left of the church office. Please contact elizabeth@sharonpcusa.org or call the church office at 704-553-0869 if you have any questions.

INVITE

Easter SundayApril 21st
7:00am – Sunrise Service, Cemetery (Sanctuary if it rains)
7:30am – Breakfast, Gym (no reservations required)
8:30am – Contemporary Service, Chapel
9:30am – Sunday School
10:30am – Traditional Service, Sanctuary
11:30am – Children’s Egg Hunt: (Pre-schoolers - 3rd Grade) & Scavenger Hunt: (4th - 5th Grade), Campus-Wide

The North Carolina Presbyterian Historical Society is looking forward to being in the very Presbyterian city of Charlotte for its Spring Tour on Friday and Saturday, April 26th-27th. Registration is $25. We will be visiting two Presbyterian universities, a seminary, four beautiful churches, and the Settlers’ Cemetery! The schedule, registration form, and address are on our website at www.ncphsociety.org or contact the newsletter editor for a copy at btcain@nc.rr.com or 919-782-0944.

Open Mic NightMay 3rd, 7:30pm, Chapel
Got talent? Do you sing, play an instrument, juggle, do comedy, tell stories, write your own poetry, or create art? We want to hear from YOU! Sharon Presbyterian Church will be holding its first ever “Open Mic Night”. All ages are invited and encouraged to come out and share their varied talents with our community, or simply come and out and enjoy the show and fellowship. Refreshments provided – donations accepted. Got questions? Contact Khris Wigington at khris@sharonpcusa.org.   

Summer League Softball - June-August, Mondays & Fridays, 6:15pm, Ball Field 
Join us for a little exercise and friendly rivalry amongst the South Charlotte Softball league, about 30 teams from all denominations. The registration fee is $50 and the minimum age is sixteen. Hurry, the registration deadline is May 15th. Anyone interested can email Keith Mason at hk.mason@cms.k12.nc.us or 704 458 7813.

SPWS Spring FundraiserMay 16th, 5-7pm, Playground
Please join us for a fun night as we enjoy the new playground, and visit with SPWS families. We will have a bounce house and a food truck. Bring a blanket if you plan to picnic!

Next Steps for Newcomers: Campus TourMay 19th, 9:30 – 10:15am, Chapel
Campus Tour: What is the Gathering Room, and where is the gym? Did you know that we have a seminary, counseling center, and weekday school program on our campus? Wear or bring some comfortable walking shoes. Coffee will be provided and a nursery is available for newborns through age 4 in the gym building. For more information or to RSVP, contact Rev. Ron Nelson at 704-553-0869 or ron@sharonpucua.org.

Brownie Troop Parent Information MeetingMay 19th, 11:45am, Parlor
Please join us for “What it means to be a Girl Scout”. We will start with a light lunch in the gym, followed by a meeting in the Parlor to share all that is great about Girl Scouts! There will be a presentation about Girl Scouting followed by a Q & A session. Plan to bring your daughter with you to enjoy some exciting Girl Scout activities with a group of graduating seniors from Girl Scout Troop 1460; a troop that has been sponsored by Sharon Presbyterian Church for the past thirteen years. For more information contact Sherry Meacham at sherryomeacham@gmail.com.

Sonatas and RhapsodiesMay 19th, 4pm, Sanctuary
Come out and enjoy an afternoon of classical music right here in our sanctuary!
Our own Dennis Anderson will perform a clarinet recital together with Dr. Greg Thompson, and special guest artist Hubert “Tex” Arnold, composer as pianist. Works by Debussy, Brahms, Bernstein and more will be featured. Admission is free! We sincerely hope you’ll be able to attend and support this labor of love.

TEACH.

Women’s Bible Study- Wednesdays thru May 22nd, 9:30am, Gathering Room 202
Our Wednesday morning Women's Bible Study will begin a new study on "The Miracles of Jesus" by Jessica LaGrone. We invite members and friends to join us each Wednesday for this six week study. Participant Guides are available at www.christianbook.com or www.amazon.com.  If you have questions or need additional information, contact Carol Howie at 704-578-3350 or chowie723@gmail.com.

SPWS Summer Camp: Active Fun!July 9th thru August 1st, 9:25am-12:50pm
SPWS is excited to host our annual summer camp. Join us every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday as we explore our world through Active Fun. We will have tons of summer activities, crafts and more! New this year – we have extended our pick up to 12:50pm and students will eat lunch at school. Parents will pack lunches and we will not have mid-day snacks. For registration forms, visit our website at www.sharonpcusa.org/preschool or contact Jennifer Hulighan, Weekday School Director, at spws@sharonpcusa.org

Vacation Bible SchoolAugust 12th – 16th, 9:00am – 12:30pm, Entire Campus
Join Sharon Presbyterian Church Vacation Bible School as we go on an epic African adventure that engages the whole herd. At Roar, kids will explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. Click here to sign up. For additional questions, contact Lauren Wheatley at 803-312-1073 or lauren.c.wheatley@gmail.com.

SERVE   

Red Cross BloodmobileMay 12th, 8:30am -1:00pm, Gym
We would like to encourage everyone who can give blood to join us! We will be signing up donors before and after services in the narthex on April 28th and May 5th, or you can call Letty or Dave Latta at 704-321-3420. Giving blood is a way to improve or save someone’s life and you can make that difference!

Together in Education with Harris Teeter!! This program gives schools a chance to earn funds when you link your card and shop at Harris Teeter. Please link your Vic card to our school number: 2783. You can be linked to multiple schools and we are happy to link your card for you. Just complete the enrollment form in the narthex. Thank you for your support of SPWS.

Please save all your Box Tops for Education! We collect these boxtops for SPWS. For each Box Top we receive, we earn 10¢. This allows us to earn cash for our school every time you buy groceries. Please turn them into the Box Tops box in the narthex.

 

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Newsletters
  • April 2019
    HEADLINES: Sabbath Leave, Presbyterian Heritage Month, Homeless Shelter Meals, Is God Calling You?, Room In The Inn Special Thanks, Cooking in God's Kitchen, It's Not Too Late
  • March 2019
    HEADLINES: Presbytery 2019 at Sharon, Lenten Special Events, Chili Cook-off 2019 Results, Youth Summer Trips, Mardi Gras, Deepening Our Spiritual Journey, Gym Oversight Committee
  • February 2019
    HEADLINES: Trial and Prayer, God Through "New Lenses", Who Needs Church Music?, Hymn Fest I: Glory to God, Preschool Registration Has Begun, Souper Bowl Time, Growing to Serve Campaign Update, Update on Room In The Inn
  • January 2019
    HEADLINES: The Future and Beyond, Music Moves Ahead in 2019, Chili and Cornbread Time, Believe in the Magic of the Season, Kirkin' o' the Tartan 2019, Spreading Christmas Cheer
  • December 2018
    HEADLINES: Wide-Open Door Into Christ's Church, Advent 2018, F3 Christmas Fun!, Community Christmas Variety Show, Let Your Christmas Light Shine, Annual Chili Cook-Off Time