The Lantern

For the week of October 14


Sunday, October 14

8:30 a.m. - MOC Breakfast

9:45 a.m. - Sunday School

11:00 a.m. - Worship

Wednesday, October 17

Food Pantry Preparation

6:30 - Sanctuary Choir Rehearsal

Thursday, October 18

10:00 a.m. - Food Pantry Distribution

To see a detailed calendar of upcoming PCR events, click on this link:

To submit an event for the calendar, call or email the church office.

We Welcome our Guest, Reverend Reginald Avant, on Sunday, October 14, 2018.

Rev Avant was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and raised in Compton and Ontario California. He graduated with a B.S. degree in Christian Education and Physical Education in 1983 from Biola, a Christian Liberal Arts University. After college, he taught and coached football and was very active in his Presbyterian home church with the youth group. It was during this time he felt God’s call to ordained ministry in the Presbyterian Church.

In the fall of 1985 he began his seminary education at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton Massachusetts and graduated in 1991 with an MDiv degree from San Francisco Theological Seminary. Rev Avant has served as an Associate Pastor, Interim Pastor, Solo Pastor, and Hospice and Palliative Care Chaplain. He is a member of the Greater Atlanta Presbytery and serves as a Staff Chaplain at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Prayer Concerns

Newest concerns are at the top of the list

Zoe Chewning, Maggie’s granddaughter, will have surgery on October 12th at Egleston Hospital to repair a hole in her heart.
Albert Chapel has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Clay Bloodworth. Cathy Leonard’s cousin’s 19 year old son, has been moved to a rehab center in Pensacola, FL.

J.T. - Friend of the Sagers, is being deployed to Afghanistan.

Ernie Grant, Elaine White’s friend, diagnosed with esophageal cancer

Tom George, diagnosed with kidney cancer and awaiting a liver transplant

Art Viohl, former LPC member, Parkinson’s

Eddie Campbell

Anita Fralick, friend of PCR

Spencer Boyd, brother in law of Joan and Phil McMullan, undergoing treatment for cancer

Sophie, 19 year old friend of Nesbitt family, Cystic Fibrosis, trying to get on transplant list

Dr. Karen Jordan, former coworker of Shawn Gales, breast cancer

Ed Mather, friend of Gloria Samut, has rapidly progressing early onset Alzheimer's

Jay Sager, Mike Sager's father, health concerns

Michael Thames, friend of Shawn Gales, diagnosed with Leukemia

Chip, friend of Mike Sager, cirrhosis of the liver

Emmett Kennedy, friend of Mike Sager, throat cancer

Avery White, Elaine’s brother-in-law, health problems

Lillie Curry, Brenda Gales’ aunt, recovering at home

Sonya, niece of Kenneth Jenkins, fighting breast cancer

Doug Switzer’s daughter, friend of Mike Sager, melanoma

Our neighbors in need who have received food from PCR’S Food Pantry

Shut Ins: Jean Ghee, Louise Hanekamp, Doris Kirby, Jane McMillian, Virginia Nicholson, Emelyn Sexton, Evelyn Spivey

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PW ladies, plan ahead for the Bake Sale at the Fall Festival on Saturday, October 20th. Proceeds help to fund PW projects.

October 28th - All Saints Day

October 28th is the day when we will remember those who have joined the communion of saints this past year.

If you have anyone whom you would like honored in worship, giving thanks to their witness in this world, please fill out the slip inserted in your bulletin or contact the church office. Include name, date of death, and relationship to you.

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About PCR

Sunday School- 9:45 a.m.

Worship- 11:00 a.m.

We are a welcoming, caring congregation, strong in fellowship and faithfully committed to worshiping God. Traditional in organization and open in worship, our mission is to share the love of God by serving our neighbors, whether we meet them around the corner or around the world.

Dr. Greg McMinn, Pastor