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The (Church) Mouse August, 2017

...excerpts from the monthly newsletter of the First Presbyterian Church of Yellville, Arkansas


Dinner Theater Sold-Out Success

The choral group Praise Hymn played to a sold-out crowd at FPC on Saturday night, July 29th. Comlete with dinner and a silent auction, proceeds from the event went to benefit The Call, a ministry dedicated to developing and supporting Foster Parents in Marion County.

Summer Songfest and Ice Cream Social!

A wonderful evening of song, fellowship and fun is being planned for Sunday, August 27th at 6:00 p.m. We’ll start the evening with our hymn sing. You pick your favorites and we’ll all join in! This will be congregational singing only, no choir specials this time! After singing we’ll cool off with some delicious ice cream complete with all sorts of tasty toppings! Of course, cookies or brownies would go well with our ice cream! Be thinking about a favorite treat you might like to bring to share!! Most importantly, plan to come ready for an evening of fun and fellowship!!

JOY Group hosts Peel Ferry / Restaurant outing

Doesn’t a trip across the lake on the Peel Ferry sound nice and refreshing? If you think so, plan on joining us Wednesday, August 16th! We will go to the Dinner Bell Restaurant across Bull Shoals Lake on the Peel Ferry and enjoy lunch. That’s the place with the really, really good fried pies!

Be sure to sign up so we can let the restaurant know how many will be coming for lunch and to make extra fried pies! We will leave the church at 10:30 AM to be sure to catch the ferry over the lake. It will be a great day – mark your calendar!

Fall Choir Practice to Begin

Choir Practice will begin Wed., Aug 30th at 5:30 p.m. We’ll practice a bit and then get all of our “first practice visiting” done while we share a meal. Bring a dish to share!

Like to “make a joyful noise”? Come join us, there’s always room for more voices!!

Women's Fall Bible Study to Begin

Our Women's Fall Bible Study will begin Monday, September 4 at 5:15 p.m. or Tuesday, September 5 at 9:30 a.m. We will be studying Beth Moore's, "Stepping Up", a journey through the Psalms of Ascent. This is a 7- week study. There is a sign- up sheet on the back table. Please sign up as soon as possible so we can order books. The cost of the book is $14.00. If you have any questions about this study please contact Kay Kelly at 314-952-2496.

Ladies' Italian Luncheon

Ladies Fall Gathering Italian Luncheon will also be on Tuesday, September 5 at noon. Women's Ministry Leadership Team will provide a pasta bar with condiments. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. Stacy Shinkle will be giving a talk on being prepared BEFORE something happens to your loved one and some basic things we can be proactive about in our lives.

School Supplies Collection

We will be collecting basic school supplies during the month of August to be given to area schools and the Vera Lloyd House (a Presbyterian Home for children). You may put them in the flowered basket in the kitchen.