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OUTREACH: On August 8, First Presbyterian and Saint Luke Presbyterian will participate in a Hands of Christ clothing and school supply distribution from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Centre for students attending our partner school, Rivelon,. We need 60 volunteers for this one day event. Please e-mail Jim Harvey at (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or text Jim at (440-263-7420) if you are willing to volunteer. There will be an orientation meeting for volunteers at 10:00 a.m. on August 8 before the distribution of clothing at 11:00. “The Mission of Hands of Christ is to bring Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations together to meet the basic needs of children showing them Christ’s love.”

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS AND YOUTH ADVISORS: STEPS has some excellent workshops for you. If you would like to attend, we will pay your early bird registration. Registration booklets are in the church office and the Centre. Turn your completed form in at the church office or you may register on line at and let Kaye Borgstedt know (707-2225). With 15 people, we can take the church bus. Deadline for early bird is July 15 so please turn in forms by July 10.

DEADLINE FOR THE AUGUST ISSUE of The PRESSbyterian is Wednesday, July 19. Submit articles to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

OUR THIRD SUMMER MOVIE NIGHT will be on Wednesday, July 19, at 7:00 p.m. All ages are invited to come enjoy the movie (The Secret Life of Pets), popcorn, and drinks. You may want to bring a bean bag or comfortable chair.

SAVE THE DATE—SUMMER GTF: Wednesday, July 26

CHARLESTON ATLANTIC PRESBYTERY will present its 10th annual S.T.E.P.S. event on August 26th at the Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church. This year’s theme is “Be of Good Courage.” As you reflect on how you may grow in your Christian faith through experiences of worship, learning, fellowship, and service, consider some of the workshops available at S.T.E.P.S.: Cultivating a Healthier Church Culture, The Art of Kinsugi, Developing a Church Vision, Fear and the Creative Process, How the Sacraments Feed our Faith, Parenting in a Social Media Age, Adult Education Galore, Semper Reformanda - Always Being Reformed, Nurturing the God in You, to name a few. Believe it or not this is not all of the options available. Workshops and descriptions are in the printed registration brochures in the church office and Centre, or you may register online at With 15 people, we can take the church bus.

SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND BOOKS: The Evangelism Unit is seeking donations of books for grades Pre-K through 2nd grade. Also needed are items from the following list of supplies: #2 pencils, glue sticks, composition journals, plastic folders with prongs, scissors, pencil boxes, pink erasers, colored pencils, Kleenex tissues, hand sanitizers. A donation box for books and one for supplies will be in the Centre.