“BE HAPPY IN THE MOMENT, THAT’S ENOUGH.
EACH MOMENT IS ALL WE NEED, NOT MORE.”
~ MOTHER TERESA
|We need donations of pre-packaged, individually wrapped candy for the Fall Festival. Please drop it by the office or narthex.|
Not According to Plan: How Can we Trust God Even When God seems Unfair or Silent?
By Marissa Henley
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
5 week Bible Study (Study Guide Provided)
Begins In Person on Wednesday 10/13 at 10:00 am—Sanctuary
Or Zoom beginning Thursday 10/14 at 6:30 pm
Habakkuk, one of the minor prophets, confronts the disturbing problem of why a just God is “silent when the wicked swallow those more righteous than they” (1:13). God reminds Habakkuk that He is still sovereign. Email Debbie if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
Study Guides available in church office.
Sundays @ 9:45 am
Any Sunday you’d like to pray with others and/or be prayed for, you are invited to join members of our church family under the canopy before worship.
|Would you be interested in forming a Meals on Wheels route out of Hodges? We are looking for volunteers. If this is something you may be interested in, contact Martha Shafer at 904-469-9158.|
YOUR DONATIONS AT WORK
You can help the victims of Hurricane Ida and the victims of the earthquake and hurricanes in Haiti by making a donation to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance through the link below.
Please follow CDC guidance on wearing masks.
Please be aware the CDC is now recommending masks be worn indoors in public spaces.
We’d love to have you at our Sunday worship services. If not in person, then live on your computer screen. You can do this by clicking on the below link below at 10:00 am Sunday mornings. If you have internet access, your computer should do the rest. If you can’t join us live, you can still watch the service anytime later during the week.
If this doesn’t work, then copy the above address into the address line of your web. Hope to see you there!
The Sonrisers Sunday School class has resumed meeting at 9:00 am in the Sunrise Room. We are studying an exciting new series developed by PCUSA titled, Follow me: Biblical Practices for Faithful Living. The Sonrisers Class is for adults who are seeking to live the Christian life as found in scripture and taught by Jesus. All are welcome.
The Preschool will continue to collect donations for St. Jude Children's Hospital through the end of September.If you would like to participate with us the information is below. Look for HBPC Preschool and register to donate. What a wonderful way to give!
Kimberly K. Welch
HBPC Preschool Director
The nursery needs help on Sunday mornings during worship. As a volunteer, you would be assisting Jenni Cole in watching our nursery children. Duties include playing, reading, and listening to some really great kids. Use the link below to sign up on Sign-up Genius.
Sunday mornings the youth will exit to the Youth Room right after the Children’s Message for youth friendly discussions on the sermon topic.
We are updating all our volunteer records. If you are actively supporting an event or ministry with your time and energy, we thank you. The first step in updating is to have all volunteers go to our website and read our Volunteer Handbook of Policies and Procedures and the Sexual Misconduct Policies and Procedures for HBPC found at this link https://hbpcusa.org/serve/volunteer-handbook. Once you have gone over the information in these handbooks, please fill out and submit the confirmation.
It's that time of year again! June 1 starts the official 2021 Hurricane Season. While just coming out of COVID mode, it is never too early to get ready for the season. Please click the links below for information from FEMA and the FLAPDAN information on Hurricane Preparedness.
Thank you for your abundant donations of food, T-shirts and money in August. We fed 193 clients, 28 homeless and helped 13 families financially. We are grateful for your support so we can serve our neighbors in need.
Pantry needs are: Hamburger Helper, mac & cheese, chili, canned pasta, pork & beans, dry potatoes, canned tomatoes, canned meat, jelly, toilet tissue, tooth paste, and socks for the homeless.
As we are all aware these are unprecedented times and we as a church have to remain strong, prayerful and hopeful. Please help in donating toward the COVID-19 fund which will assist those who have been affected financially during this crisis. The idea is to have the funds available for our own members and the community around us. Donations can be made on our church website online at https://www.mychurchwebsitegiving.com/App/Giving/hodg4140174 or mailed to the church office at 4140 Hodges Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32224. As always, your gifts serving God.....changing lives!!