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. visit on Next Sunday, May 21st.
Please sign up on the bulletin board or online at sign up genius.
 
PCOG SPRING RENEWAL DAY
Our speaker for the day is Rev. Heather Wright, Executive Director at the Greenwich Center for Hope and Renewal speaking on "How to Live the Abundant Life in Understanding Our Stress."
Date: Friday, June 2, 2017. Coffee: 9:30 a.m. / Music & Speaker: 10:00 a.m. / Lunch: 12 Noon
♫ Music by Ginny Hartline. To be held at Cindy Kuehnel’s home  42 Mimosa Drive, Cos Cob
Homemade lunch salads and dessert provided. Sign up to attend on the bulletin board or by email to office@pcogonline.org. Guests welcomed and encouraged! Any questions call: Marge Curtis 203-637-2629, Cindy Kuehnel 203-622-5112 or Happy Pappas 203-637-9428
 
CAR WASH/BAKE TABLE
The carwash/bake sale Sunday, June 4th after worship is to help raise money to cover various aspects of our trip to Nicaragua.  In the past we have used it to cover our transportation to and from the airport and to purchase tools for the camp.  We have also been able to provide financial support to Luis our friend who ministers as a leader in Jinotega.
 
RENT –A-TEEN
Please consider hiring a teen to do odd jobs for you like gardening, cleaning, walking the dog, etc. and then make a donation to the Nicaragua fund. This is one way you can support the teens going. The teens who are available to work are Elyse Crimmins, Eve Rossello, Andrey Cuellar, Lauren Pecora and Bryce Klair. If you have any questions please email  Beth Crimmins at 
Crimmins11@verizon.net.
 
WOMEN’S SUMMER BIBLE STUDY
Tuesday, June 20-August 1st 9:30-11:00am Facilitated by Rev. Joan Osgood. To be held at the home of Cindy Kuehnel 42 Mimosa Drive, Cos Cob. Any questions email Happy Pappas at pappas.happy@gmail.com
 
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!

 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! 
 
NOMINATING COMMITTEE
The Nominating Committee of PCOG is beginning its work seeking God's choice for elders, and deacons for 2018. We request you help in two ways. One: PRAY for us regularly. Two: suggest the names of individuals you believe have the spiritual maturity and gifts needed to serve as an elder deacon or trustee of this congregation. You may suggest any number of names (yourself included). Please be sure to put your name on the bottom. Please write this in the email: I suggest the following names for: Elder: ____ Deacon:____ Signed:_____ Please place you suggestion in the offering plate by August 31st or copy and paste this into an email and send to Carol Fuchella at cefuch@aol.com. We will give every name its due consideration. Thank you for your help and prayers.