"Overcoming The Fear Of Helplessness" Topic Sunday At Second Presbyterian

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

During the month of April Dr. Perry McCallen will lead a sermon series, "Overcoming Your Fear," at Second Presbyterian Church, 700 Pine St.  His topic for Sunday at 11 a.m. will be "Overcoming the Fear of Helplessness," with texts from Mathew 21:1-11 and Psalm 27:1-6.

A Maundy Thursday Service of Shadows Communion will be April 17 at 7 p.m. in the main sanctuary.

The annual Egg Hunt at the Rushworths' home will be Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. The hunt will be followed by a light picnic lunch and snacks.

The hunt is for all children and grandchildren, up to the 4th grade at Second Presbyterian. Each child is to bring a dozen eggs and a bag of wrapped candy to hide and a basket to hunt with.


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