Dear Church Family,

As the summer has come to a close, there are many discipleship opportunities at PPC that are resuming. Below are the details concerning Sunday school, the Men’s Discipleship Group, Women’s Bible Study, Christian Service Brigade, and the Officer Training Class. I hope you will avail yourself of these opportunities to participate in the corporate life of the church, as we endeavor to grow in Christ together.

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Sunday school classes for all ages resume this coming Sunday, September 9, 2018 (9:30-10:30 am).

Adult Class
Teacher: Pastor Dietsch
Topic: “The Apostles’ Creed” – our plan is to spend half our time viewing a video series from Third Millennium Ministries (http://thirdmill.org/seminary/course.asp/vs/apc) and the other half of our time discussing what we learn.

High School Class
Teachers: Elder Paul Wheeler, Stephen Stroope
Topic: The Book of Proverbs

Elementary II Class
Teachers: Arlyn & Tammy Henken, Ray Jones
Topic: God’s Servants: Studies of the little-known people in the Bible

Elementary I Class
Teacher: Kathryn Wheeler
Topic: Pleasing God: The Ten Commandments & Growth in Christian Character

PreK/Kindergarten Class
Teacher: Clay Finley (Helper: Mia Capo)
Topic: Serving the Savior: Learning to Trust and Obey Jesus through New Testament Lessons

 

MEN’S DISCIPLESHIP GROUP

The Men’s Discipleship Group will resume on Tuesday morning, September 11, 2018 (6:30-7:30 am) in the fellowship hall. All men (ages 15 and up) are invited. Breakfast is provided. We will be picking up our study of the Book of Proverbs in chapter 11 of the book A Father’s Gift: Lessons from Proverbs by Kenneth B. Wingate.

 

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY

The Women’s Bible will begin meeting on Friday, September 21, 2018 (10:00-11:30 am) in the fellowship hall. Studying In His Image: 10 Ways God Calls Us to Reflect His Character by Jen Wilkin. Contact Stephanie Jones: 432-770-9890.

 

CHRISTIAN SERVICE BRIGADE

This ministry for young men - Stockade (ages 8-11) and Battalion (ages 12-18) - resumes on Wednesday, September 12th (7:00-8:30 pm) in the fellowship hall. Even you know of any young men who might be interested (especially those who are not members of PPC), please invite them to attend or contact Pastor Dietsch to learn more.

 

OFFICER TRAINING CLASS

Begins on Sunday, September 16th (5:00-7:00 pm) in the classroom next to the kitchen. Over the course of sixteen sessions, participants will study an overview of the Bible, the Westminster Standards, our denomination’s Book of Church Order, and other topics in preparation to be an elder or deacon in the church. If you were not nominated for the office of elder or deacon, you are welcome to attend and participate in the class. Contact Pastor Dietsch for more information.

 

Conclusion

If you have any questions about any of these discipleship opportunities, please let me know. Shoot me an email or give me a call!

The Lord be with you!
- Pastor Peter M. Dietsch