Wednesday, June 29, 2011

[news] This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church

                         This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church



Sunday, July 3              10:00am        Morning Worship

                                                            Sermon:  “A Christian Nation..! ?”

                                                            Lessons:  Psalm 33   I Peter 2: 9-11

                            Was America founded to be a Christian nation, or a secular

                             state?  Pastor Tom plans to present arguments on both

                             sides of that question and the significance of them in light

                             of the two scripture lessons.


Monday, July 4                      INDEPENDENCE  DAY


Tuesday, July 5          7:00pm      Finance and Property Committee at

                                                      Ann Wiswall’s


Saturday, July 9          5:00pm     Wedding: Amy Starke and Jerome Mathieu

                                                      at Helen Starke’s home, 68 Bay Road


Sunday, July 10         10:00am     Morning Worship: More Light Sunday

                                                      Sermon:  “The Significance of NYS’s

                                                      Marriage Equality Law for the Religious



Monday, July 18          7:00pm    Meeting of Session


Wednesday, July 20     7:00pm    Discussion of Barbara Brown Taylor’s

                                                      “An Altar in the World”

                                                      (place to be announced)


A Note:

     We have been informed that the bid for plastering and painting in the sanctuary has now been awarded. At the next meeting of the Finance and Building Committee ( July 5) a time schedule will be worked out for beginning the work.


Wednesday, June 22, 2011

[news] Old SouthHaven Presbyterian Church News

               This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church


Sunday, June 26          10:00am     Morning Worship

                                                        Sermon:  “Course Uncharted”

                                                        Lessons:   Genesis 28: 10-17;

                                                                         Hebrews 11:13-16, 39- 12:2


Tuesday, June 28           1:00pm      Presbytery Meeting

                                                         Montauk Community Church

                                                         Sean Moran and Pastor Tom attending

                                                                     others welcome


Summary from June Session Meeting

1.      Sunday school concluded and reactivated in October

2.      Peace making essay winner chosen, arrangements will be made for

           award given and essay read one of the Sundays in July.

3.      Discussion of Barbara Brown Taylor’s book  “An Altar in the World”

             scheduled for Wednesday, July 20 at 7pm.

4.      Income from Church Yard Sale was $800.

5.      Treasurer’s May Report indicated deposits for the month exceeded expenses by $2,471.44. One Great Hour of Sharing Offering was $1,114.

6.      Update given on time schedule for repairing weather vane and painting the steeple.

7.      Update given on time schedule on approving plastering and painting project for the sanctuary.



Some work progress on the steeple this week.

      On Tuesday work began on painting the steeple as well as taking down the weather vane (the fish). Decision is to be made within a couple of days as to whether the weather vane can be repaired and remounted.