Keyser Presbyterian Church
300 S. Mineral St.
Keyser, WV 26726

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Grace United Methodist Church will host their Lenten luncheons every Wednesday at 12 p.m. with Keyser area clergy bringing the message.  A free-will offering will be received with proceeds supporting the Faith in Action food pantry.


The schedule of speakers is as follows:

Feb. 25 - Rev. Karen Long, Keyser Presbyterian

March 4 - Rev. Harry Coleman, retired United Methodist Church

March 11 - Pastor Dwight Ramsey, Keyser Church of the Brethren

March 18 - Pastor Sally Bartling, Trinity - Mt. Calvary Lutheran Churches

March 25 - Rev. Mike Estep, Potomac Highlands District Superintendent

April 1 - Rich Hogg, Chaplain, Burlington United Methodist Family Services, Inc.
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Every Sunday during Lent, there will be a Lenten Study in the Chapel.  The class will begin at 9:45 a.m. and is open to high school and adult learners.

Palm Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday, March 29th.

The Maundy Thursday service will be held on Thursday, April 2nd, 7 p.m.


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Beginning Sunday, February 22, Pastor Karen will be leading a 6-week (through Lent) study for high school and adults during the Sunday School hour.  Join us at 9:45 in the Chapel!

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221st General Assembly




The 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) is meeting this week at the COBO Center in Detroit, MI. Shenandoah Presbytery is represented by two teaching elders (ministers), including the Rev. Barbara Johnson, pastor at Romney; two ruling elders; and a YAAD (Young Adult Advisory Delegate). Transitional Presbyter, the Rev. Roy Martin, is also attending in an advisory capacity.

Please pray for the assembly as it deals with issues important to the life and work of our denomination.

More information and links may be found on the denominational website (www.pcusa.org) and/or the presbytery website (www.shenpres.org).
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"Into your hand I commit my spirit; you have redeemed me, O Lord, faithful God."
- Psalm 31:5

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Copies of the congregational directory have been distributed. If you have not received yours, or if you would like one, please contact the church office. Remember, the directory is also available anytime on the church website, www.keyserchurch.com. Also, if you have additions or corrections to information in the directory, please contact the church office. Thank you!

Join us Wednesdays at 9:30 AM in the Chapel for coffee and conversation. Catch up with friends, enjoy a cup of coffee, snack on a cookie! Be sure to invite a friend to come with you.

The Faith in Action Food Pantry item for February is canned soup.  Each month we publish a new item to be collected for the food pantry. At the end of the month, your donations go to help support those in need in the community. Thank you for your continued support!

Visit the church website today! For the most up-to-date information and happenings, visit the church website at www.keyserchurch.com. Announcements are posted on the same day they are received or on the following business day, if submitted after office hours. The church website includes news and upcoming events from the Keyser Presbyterian Church, Presbytery and the community. If you have an announcement you would like to submit, please email to keyserpc@gmail.com

Online Member Portal You can use the Online Member Portal to view your contributions, track your pledge, view the member directory, edit your contact information and view upcoming birthdays and anniversaries. The online portal is available to all church members at http://www.keyserchurch.com/p/member-portal.html

Donate Online For those who would like to donate using Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express, visit the church website at www.keyserchurch.com and look for the "Donate" button.



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Thanks to the Circle Ladies

Many thanks for the donations to the Blanket Fund.  If you wish to contribute, you may still make a check payable to the church and note "Blanket Fund" on the check.  Many refugees or displaced people are in desperate need of blankets at this time.  Your help is greatly appreciated!


An update of 2014 shoe boxes

A total of 18,697 shoeboxes were collected at the Fountain Church of the Brethren from our church and others in the surrounding areas.  This is the largest number ever sent from this area and nearly 2,000 more than last year!


PRAYER REQUESTS

Local and World Focus
Keyser Presbyterian Church and Our Ministry
Helping Hands and Their Ministry to the Needy in Our Community
The Children of Haiti
The People of the Middle East


For God's Presence and Peace
John "Jack" Parker, deployed to Korea
Allene Parrish
The family of Phyllis Coffman
Don and Charlotte HOtt
The family of Rebekah Heare
The family of Doug Haines


For Healing
Frank and Allene Sowers
Glovinia Bratzel
Tom and Vicki Harman
Ed and Elrose Smith
Matthew Landes
Sara Harris
Sue Stuff
Marian Cook


Joys & Celebrations

The beautiful floors in the Fellowship Hall

Because We Love You




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Easter Lillies




Donations are being accepted for Easter Lilies. If you would like to have an Easter Lily placed in memory or in honor of someone, please place a check made out to KPC in the offering plate and place “Easter Lilies” in the memo line. Please give information to be placed in the bulletin for Easter Sunday to Amanda by calling (304) 788-2142 or emailing keyserpc@gmail.com
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Spring cleaning? Wardrobe refurbishment? Donna Parker is reparing to take a load of shoes to the dropoff point for Shoes for Kenya. If you have shoes you would like to donate, please tie them together and place them in a box for transport. You may bring them to the church or call Donna (304) 788-3209 to arrange to have them taken. Thank you!!
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The Funds Administration Committee for the Presbytery will be distributing College Scholarship Grants for the 2015-2016 school year during the summer of 2015. Application deadline is July 11, 2015. For more information, visit www.shenpres.org/scholarship-grants/


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Orders for the 2014/2015 Planning Calendars, The Book of Confessions and 2013/2015 Book of Order can be made now through April 20. The planning calendars are $9 each. The Book of Confessions and Book of Orders are each $9.50. If you would like to place an order for any of these, please place a note and check in the offering plate indicating the amount and which of each you would like to order.
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Shelter Fundamental Training Course



The Mineral County Office of Emergency Management, along with the American Red Cross and Keyser Presbyterian Church will be conducting a Shelter Fundamental training course on Saturday, March 29, 2014. William Hentosh, Director of Emergency Management, is looking for individuals from the community that would be interested in assisting during events that impact the community and displace people from their homes, such as major flooding or large scale power outages. When needed, Emergency Management coordinates efforts to offer temporary shelters or warming centers at designated locations in the county for the residents.

This six-hour training course will educate volunteers on how shelter facilities operate and the roles of the different positions in managing the shelter operations. This course will be held at:

Keyser Presbyterian Church
Multipurpose Building/Gym
(located behind the church)
300 S Mineral St
Keyser, WV 26726

The session will run from 10 AM to 4 PM. 

Individuals interested in attending the training course should call the Office of Emergency Management at (304) 788-1821 by March 25, to register. 



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Weight Watchers



The Keyser Meeting of Weight Watchers meets in the Keyser Presbyterian Church Gym on Thursdays.

Morning Classes will meet at 9:30 AM
Evening Classes will meet at 5:30 PM

Please note: Weigh in will begin a half hour before the listed meeting time.

If you are interested in participating in the meetings, please visit www.weightwatchers.com or call (800) 651-6000.





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Pictures have been taken and submitted, addresses and phone numbers have been gathered and corrected—now it’s time to print. If you would like a printed copy of the church directory, please contact the church office. The directories will be printed and available by the end of April. All information in the directory is also available from the church website via the member portal.

Also, if you like to take pictures and would be willing to serve as the church photographer at various activities and functions, please let Amanda in the church office know. Pictures are needed to post on the website and to update the directory as we move through the year. Pictures will also be submitted to the local newspaper so the community can learn the good stuff that goes on here in our church!


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 Session members will be notified if the meeting is cancelled.


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The Blood Drive scheduled for today, March 3rd will be from 1 to 7 PM and has not been cancelled.

However, we urge anyone who may face hazardous conditions to please stay at home. A Red Cross representative will contact you to reschedule for a later date if you are unable to make it to the blood drive today.


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Helping Hands is currently taking orders for sub sandwiches as a fund-raiser.  The subs cost $4.00.  Orders will be taken until Wednesday, Feb. 19, and sandwiches may be picked up on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Emmanuel Episcopal Church using their lower entrance at the back of the building. 

Sub varieties include:  ham and cheese, turkey, roast beef, cheese, Italian and veggie.   

Please contact Charlotte Hott at dhott@mindspring.com; 304-788-1205 (home) or 301-707-5800 (cell) to place an order. 

Thank you for supporting this ministry to our community! 
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