NEW TO PCOG
We are glad you are here with us!  If you are a first time guest, I invite you to fill out a guest cards available in the seat back pockets. We don’t want to pester you, but rather be a blessing and provide you important information about our church, giving you everything you need to see if this place is a good fit for you! By filling out that card we will be able to stay in contact with you! We want to be a resource to you and for you.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL
Children are dismissed to Sunday School after the opening portion of worship. 3 year olds through 5th grade are dismissed to the chapel for children’s worship and then taken to Sunday School classrooms. Middle/High School kids are dismissed directly to Sunday School in the youth room 101. Please sign up on the bulletin board or online at sign up genius.
 
CHURCH GARDEN HELP NEEDED
The church needs help watering the garden as well as some light gardening.  If you are available to help or have questions please email or call Nancy Truesdell at 203.637.4672 or
email at truesfam6@aol.com.
 
SACRED STRESS BOOKS
Women who attended the Spring Renewal Day were looking to buy Heather  Wright’s book which is available in the church office for $16.  Please make checks payable to Heather Wright.
 
RE-ENTRY NEED
Re-Entry Ministry is being forced to move to a smaller living facility.  Because they will not have a classroom space the hope is to be able to teach outside on good weather days.  The picnic bench will be used for seating.  If you have any questions please contact Ginnie Masson at 203.637.4746 or by email at melanana@optonline.net.
 
SUMMER POOL PARTY
Bill and Susan Gestal invite you, our PCOG family to stop by at Next Sunday, August 27th at 1pm to relax, splash in the pool or sit in the shade.  Bill will be firing up the grill around 3:30pm. Bring nothing except a smile...33 Deep Gorge Road Greenwich .
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL KICK-OFF
All kids invited to our  kick-off event on Sunday September 10th following worship.
 
PRAYER TEAMS
Pastor Bill will make an announcement prior to the final worship set.  Prayers teams will be in the chapel.  No care or need is too small!
 
NICARAGUAN COFFEE AVAILABLE
Missing your Nicaragua coffee? Did you know that you can buy it directly from 41& Change! Please consider this! To order go to: http://www.41change.com/ Free shipping on orders over $20. $1.00 of every bag sold sends a kid to camp.  All profit goes to Nicaragua Young Life.
 
MISSED  A SERMON, ANNOUNCEMENT
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AMAZON SMILE
PCOG will receive a donation from Amazon.org equal to ½% of the value of each purchase.  Registering to select PCOG begins at www.smile.amazon.com where you sign in  with your regular Amazon log-on/PW.  Then enter “The Presbyterian Church of Old Greenwich INC” in the charity selection window.  Two names appear. Make sure our PCOG is selected. After doing that you are taken to Amazon.com to do your shopping.  Next time you order from Amazon, log-in through www.smile.amazon.com and you will be at the regular Amazon page with a notation at top of page identifying PCOG as the charity selected for support. If you log-in to Amazon without going through “smile” it does not work.  Give it a try!
 
DONATIONS THROUGH PAY PAL
You are now able to make church donations through our website www.pcogonline.org.  Just click on the donate now button and it will take you to Pay Pal a secure online donation site.  You are able to make one time only contributions without a Pay Pal account and recurring contributions with a Pay Pal account,  It’s as easy as 1-2-3!
 
BIBLES AND BAGELS
Saturday morning studies are held throughout the year from 7:30 – 8:30 AM at PCOG under the leadership of David Kokoruda.  Fellowship is from 7:15 – 7:30 AM. Participation requires only that you show up. Bibles or handout summaries of the verses to be studied will be available for all.  No preparation is required and no homework assigned. We promise no embarrassing questions!!!! Each week’s study will stand alone so you can come whenever you are available without having to have been to any previous studies. Generally the leader will provide a brief review of the previous week’s study before beginning.
 
USHERS  & NURSERY  WORKERS NEEDED
Looking for a way to help.  We are in need of ushers and nursery workers.  You will asked to serve once a month.  Please see Lisa if you can serve.
 
A MUST HAVE FOR EVERYONE IN THE DIRECTORY
iPhone & iPad Member App. Now you can sync your church directory directly to your iPhones, iPads or iPad Minis! Members can search for a family or member, email, call or text -- right from their device. Plus the phone will update whenever changes are made by the church office.