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April 16, 2021

Pastor's Weekly Visit

Dear Pittsford Community Church Family,


I hope that our spring weather has put a spring in your step. Even better is the joy we can have in knowing that Jesus cares for us. It’s nice to see more people returning to in-person worship while our livestream remains strong. Quick reminder, Pastor Chris begins his 3-month sabbatical (and our shared 3-month prayer effort for him) on May 1, just around the corner. And one more quick item—please check out the announcement (below) about a podcast on which I was recently interviewed—Kitchen Table Theology. Thanks.


Pastor Dana


P.S.— Take a moment to listen to this week’s Pastoral Visit video on feeling lost.

https://youtu.be/pmBPll0hFAk

Kitchen Table Theology

Pastor Dana was recently interviewed by Pastor Jeff Cranston (Low Country Community Church, South Carolina) for an episode of his outstanding podcast about the importance of theology for everyday Christians. Check it out on YouTube: https://youtu.be/y2ylKEq3vi4 or audio at https://www.buzzsprout.com/1011436/8300314. Consider following this podcast regularly for your own spiritual enrichment.

Safety First

We want to remind ourselves that, for everyone’s safety and in compliance with state guidelines, those who attend services and small groups in person at PCC should wear masks and maintain six-foot social distancing between families. Masks must be worn during class times and during services (except when the congregation is seated for the sermon).

April Community Outreach: E-Waste Collection

Church Family we need your help for this COR- Saturday 4/17 from 9:00 AM- 1:00 PM and Monday 4/19 from 4-7:00 PM PCC will be collecting E-Waste. You can even offer to take your neighbors items to the collection for them. This is a great way to reach out to your neighbors in service. To sign up to work the collection or need more info, text Robynlyn at 973-652-3878. Get an invite card to use as a tool when you invite your neighbor/friend from Louis Sabo (585) 766-0567 or at the welcome center. Click on our Special Events Tile above for more details or check the Church Center App.

CARE PACKAGE INITIATIVE - Commissioned with prayer Sunday, April 18th

Praise the Lord! Our Care Package Initiative seeks to show appreciation for our medical community for sacrifices they have made and continue to make during these trying times. The initiative also supports local area business hurt by the pandemic. Join us in services on Sunday, 4/18 to dedicate over 130 Care Packages being distributed the following week. Thank you for your love and generosity in this initiative. God continues to amaze!

May Day is Play Day at PCC!

Saturday, May 1, 9:00-3:00 is our Spring “Play Day.” Come for an hour, two, or more and join others as we play with shovels, mulch, window cleaner, hedge trimmers and more. A pizza lunch will be provided.

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Events/Dates to Remember:

IF Women's Event: April 24th here at PCC (Check Women's Newsletter Tile above for details)


National Day of Prayer - May 6th - PCC will be providing opportunities to pray for our nation. More information will be coming.


NEW Walk for Life Weekend (Compass Care): Express your pro-life convictions by participating in the largest pro-life event in NY! Your participation in the 2021 Walk for Life Weekend publicly declares that abortion is wrong and damaging to mothers, babies, and society. The Walk for Life Weekend has been specifically redesigned to help every pro-life Christian in WNY (and beyond) get inspired and take action! Get inspired at the live, Online Walk Rally on Friday, April 30 and take action at the In-Person Walk on Saturday, May 1 at Buffalo’s Delaware Park and Rochester’s Highland Park Bowl. Register at CompassCareWalk.com! At www.compasscarewalk.com you can search for Pittsford Community Church as the walker and make a donation.


2021 MISSIONS CELEBRATION Weekend at PCC October 1st - 3rd.

Card "Shower"

Shhhh.....April 21st marks an 80th birthday for Sandy Wheeler. If you would like to encourage her, "celebrate" with her, or just acknowledge this special day for her, feel free to send a card, give her a call, pick a flower bouquet, or stop by and sing to her!!! She could use your birthday wishes!

Rochester Christian Academy Need

RCS is hiring an elementary teacher to start in fall 2021. We welcome applicants who are interested in a specific grade or grades (Pre-K through 3rd Grade), or are open to teaching any of them. A bachelor’s degree is required and this position is open to people with non-traditional training. If you, or someone you know, might be interested please visit rochesterclassicalacademy.org/employment.

Why not join an adult Sunday School class?

Click here for a complete list of opportunities


Road to Membership - membership class is on Sunday mornings, 10:00-11:00, ON SITE in Room 13. David and Carlene Huang, Facilitators. Register online at www.pittsfordcc.org and you’ll receive a link to the class.

Join a Prayer Group - Click here for our prayer opportunities!

PCC RADIO PROGRAM

PCC’s connection and broadcast ministry over Z98.3 is helping to get the word out about our ministries and about God’s Word. Our weekly radio program, Transforming Truth, can be heard each Sunday at 7:00 pm at 98.3FM.

Download the PCC App

PCC has begun using an app for attenders to "check-in" their attendance at services and communicate upcoming events! The App is called Church Center. It is free to download and easy to use. Simply go to the app store on your smartphone and download the “Church Center” app. Find Pittsford Community Church by using your location or typing in Pittsford to the search bar and sign into the app using your personalized log in information. If you have trouble logging in or if you don’t see members of your family on the check-in screen please don’t hesitate to reach out to Pastor Chris (arcadi@pittsfordcc.org) or the church office (mail@pittsfordcc.org)!

Church Information

Worship Services on Sunday, 8:45 am and 11:00 am

Livestreamed on our website

Sunday School at 10:00 am

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