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Missions work at Peters Creek EPC focuses on local, regional, national, and international efforts. We try to include each of these various components in our programming each year either through our regular monthly support to our four major missions (Feed My Sheep, Border Transitions Ministry, Urban Impact, and Following His Call) or our monthly Working Miracles Through Mission collections for organizations such as Washington Mission, PT Food Pantry, Meals on Wheels, Pregnancy Resource, and others. We are very grateful to you, the entire congregation of Peters Creek EPC, for your faithful commitment to and support of these mission outreach efforts.

This year we are trying something new. For the entire month of August, we are having a special event called MISSION POSSIBLE. Each Sunday in August we will have a display table set up in the back entrance to Parish Hall with displays for eight designated missions for which we will be receiving donations. Each display will have a placard describing the mission and a collection bucket into which we are asking you to place your donations. Funds collected for each mission will go entirely to that mission so you can directly control where your donations go. You are encouraged to read about each mission and donate to the missions of your choice. Any size donation from pennies and nickels and dimes to one-, five-, ten-, and twenty-dollar bills up to checks of whatever amount will gratefully be accepted. All checks should be made out to Peters Creek EPC with a note on the memo line as to which mission you want your donation to go to.

Each week we’ll report on the funds collected to date for each mission with a challenge to see which mission receives the most money. We encourage you to donate early and often to keep your favorite missions in the lead as we track our progress toward meeting and exceeding the funding goals for each mission.

As a closing celebration for MISSION POSSIBLE, we will be holding an ICE CREAM SOCIAL immediately following the service on Sunday, August 27. We hope that you will be able to attend this special event as we celebrate a special month of giving.

Here is the list of the designated missions for MISSION POSSIBLE:

  • Clean Water (World Vision) – Hand-Drilled and Deep Wells in Africa
  • Hunger Relief (Feed My Starving Children) – Somalia and other locations
  • Clothing and Shoes for Children (World Vision) – Children in the U.S.
  • Medical Care (Doctors Without Borders) – Children around the world
  • Education - Early Childhood Development (UNICEF) – Women and children around the world
  • Agriculture (World Vision) – Irrigation pumps in Africa
  • Animals (Heifer Project) – Chickens, goats, pigs, etc. for needy villages around the world
  • Bibles (Bibles for the World) – Distribution primarily in India

  • Men's Breakfast

    September 9, 9:00 a.m.

    Join the men for breakfast on Saturday, September 9 at 9:00 a.m. at Bob Evans Restaurant in Peters. The men meet the second Saturday of each month. All are welcome!

    Annual Church Picnic

    September 10

    Join us at Elm Grove Park

    Thompsonville Rd.

    12:00 p.m. following 11:00 Service

    Desserts, Meat and Drinks provided

    Families with the last name beginning with

    A - M bring a side dish and N - Z a salad.

    Please sign up at the Information Table.

    Fall Festival

    October 14

    The annual Fall Festival will be held on October 14. Save the date!

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