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

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The Dining with Diabetes cooking school will be offered April 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 5-7 PM at 
First United Methodist Church, Keyser.  Learn about nutrition, labels, and meal planning; taste great recipes using less fat, salt, and sugar.  Register by calling Sherry Simon with the WVU Extension Service at 304-788-3621.  


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Easter Breakfast Coffee


On Easter Sunday, there will be a Breakfast Coffee in the Fellowship Hall starting at 9:30. Coffee and juice will be provided, but we are in need of donuts and breakfast pastries. A sign up sheet is posted on one of the bulletin boards in the Narthex. Any donations will be greatly appreciated.  Thank you from the Member Care Committee.
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Join us in a time of prayer this month on Wednesday, March 18th, 10 a.m. and Thursday, March 19th, 7 p.m.

Both prayer times are offered as opportunities to come together to pray for ourselves, our church, our community and our world.  Two opportunities are offered for those who prefer not to come out in the evenings or who work during the day.

There will be time for silent prayer, free prayer and opportunities to learn new and ancient ways to pray.

Choose a time and join us!  We will meet weekly.
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The Christian Education Committee has started a Facebook Group!  You can find it on Facebook under KPC CE.  Simply ask to join and you will be updated with photos, events, and other activities or posts concerning Sunday School, Bible School and other events like special holiday events!  Anyone is invited to join, so please look for us on Facebook today!
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Lenten Luncheon Schedule

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:






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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"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 March is spaghetti and spaghetti sauce.  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 Herber
The family of Doug Haines
The family of Sarah Harris
The family of Ken Liller


For Healing
Allene Sowers
Glovinia Bratzel
Tom and Vicki Harman
Ed and Elrose Smith
Matthew Landes
Sue Stull
Marian Cook
Nicole Mallory
Dallas Shaffer
Rex Cosner
Gary Redman
Neil Lambka



Joys & Celebrations


Because We Love You




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Easter Lillies




Easter Sunday is April 5th, and once again, the beautiful symbols of the season, Easter lilies, will grace the front of our sanctuary.  Donations to the flower fund for purchase of the lilies are now being accepted through March 29th.   If you would like to have an Easter Lily placed in memory or in honor of someone, please write down your dedication, make a check payable to KPC with “Easter Lilies” in the memo line, and either place the check in the offering plate on Sunday or mail it to KPC at P.O. Box 729, Keyser, WV  26726.  For questions or to give the information directly to the church office, please call (304) 788-2142 or email us at  keyserpc@gmail.com
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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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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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Presbyterian Disaster Assistance received an urgent appeal to send health kits, baby kits, clean up buckets, etc. The supply at Church World Service is depleted again! We have so many areas of our country that are hurting. Bring what you can. You can also contribute $2 per kit and $12 for a clean up bucket. Please have kits to Charlotte by Friday so they can be taken to the presbytery meeting on Saturday.


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If you wish to contribute to the collection for Blanket Sunday which was last week, you may still do so. Checks made payable to KPC and marked "blankets" as well as cash may be placed in the basket with the blanket display. A total of $100 has been collected through the circles so far. Thank you ladies!


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From the generous support and contributions, the congregation of the Keyser Presbyterian Church comes together to serve and minister to those in our community. For more more information about how you can help, please contact the church office.



Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

Four Cents A Meal Offerings

Fourth Sunday of every month, monies collected go to our local Faith-in-Action Food Bank.

Haiti Education Foundation

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance

American Red Cross Blood Drives

Held every 56 days, blood drives are held in the Multipurpose Building/Gym. This effort, co-sponsored by Burlington United Methodist Family Services, helps to save lives in our local area as each pint of blood comes back to our local hospitals. We are always in need of donations of food, gifts and volunteers. If you would like to help, please contact this church office at (304) 788-2142.

Used Ink Cartridge Collections

Used ink cartridges can be dropped off at the church on Fridays from 8 AM to 3 PM or on Sundays. The cartridges are then donated the Ronald McDonald House in Morgantown, WV where they are then recycled by the house to help with their funding.

Links of Love - Sunnyside Community

Helping Hands of Mineral County

Shoes for Kenya

Souper Bowl Sunday

As a proud participant in Souper Bowl of Sharing's Souper Bowl Sunday since 2000, the Keyser Presbyterian Church has collected over $1,447 and 939 food items in the past 12 years. All donations from this fund go to support the Faith-in-Action Food Pantry in Keyser, WV.

For more information about our participation in this ministry, please visit our Souper Bowl of Caring profile at http://www.souperbowl.org/profile/1003060

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