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Volume 50 Issue 40 October 3, 2018

Photo courtesy: Charlie Foster

Waverly Road Presbyterian Church

www.waverlyroadpc.org [email protected] 423.247.5121 Office Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am—4:00 pm, Friday, 8:30 am—3:00 pm

Sunday October 7, 2018

From the desk of Pastor Collin...

Sunday School—9:45am Worship—11:00 am

Greetings to you in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ!

Usher in Charge Anthony Lawson Greeters Barbara Lane Steve Bingham Acolyte Michael Lawson

Scriptures for October 7, 2018 Sunday Job 1:1-2:10

Food Pantry Schedule October 5 Baggers: B. Elderbrock, L. Carson, D. Carson Distributors: S. Foster, D. Eldredge, C. Pitts, S. Porter, G. Blythe

May God continue to bless,

Rev. Collin

October 12 Baggers: Cora Cox Academy, S. Lodal Distributors: P. Phillips, S. Bingham, S. Martin, C. Barttels October 19 Baggers: K. Marsh, Preston Hills Distributors: S. Lodal, G. Bus, M. Lawson, R. Lawson, B. Necessary October 26 Baggers: W. Kerns, B. Kerns Distributors: S. Bus, S. Pitts, B. Hubbard, B. Fritz

People in our Prayers Ellee Rose Large (@ St. Jude) Rev. David Hale Eileen Williams John Bearden Mary Margaret Bowles Cassi Yost Betty Joiner (Julie’s Mom) Mike Walters (our Mailman)

Sharon Petke Carrie Conkin Mike Lewis Helen Austin Those who have recently lost loved ones

Missionaries in our Prayers PCUSA Missionaries Bill & Ann Moore in Japan Jimmy Shafe: Mission: Hope ROW Congo Osman Hope in Honduras Mahendra Bhattarai & family and the school in Nepal Fred Foy & Cecily Strang in Kenya Karah Germroth and Moyo wa Afrika in Tanzania

We will leave names on the Prayer Request List for three weeks unless you notify the Church Office to remain on the list for an extended amount of time.

This Week at WRPC Sunday 10/7

Monday 10/8 Tuesday 10/9 Wednesday 10/10

Thursday 10/11

Friday 10/12

9:00am Choir Practice 9:45am Sunday School 11:00am Worship Service/5-Cents-AMeal Offering/Global Witness Offering/Communion 5:30pm Earnest Ringers 7:00pm Learning Children & Youth, MR 11:30am Circle of the Word, Library 11:00am Shepherds, MR 6:00pm Has Beens, FH 12:30pm Stephen Ministry Training, MR 3:30pm After School Program 5:30pm WOW Meal 6:15pm WOW Program 7:30pm Chancel Choir 9:30am Tapestry Women’s Bible Study, PH 11:00am Food Pantry Meeting, FH 11:30am Worship Committee, MR 6:00pm Stephen Ministry, MR 10:00am Food Pantry, FH 8:00am Men’s Prayer Breakfast, First Presbyterian

WRPC Fall Church Retreat at Holston Presbytery Camp November 2-4, 2018 Join us for a fun-filled escape to the North Carolina mountains where we will be able to strengthen our relationship with God and enjoy the peaceful woodlands as well as Christian fellowship. The retreat weekend this year is from Friday, November 2nd, to Sunday morning, the 4th. Collin's theme for this year is "Sabbath". To explore this topic, we'll break out into small groups for discussion, but in between sessions we'll have plenty of spare time to eat, socialize, and sing. There will also be free time on Saturday afternoon. Our retreat will start at 8PM Friday evening (please eat dinner before arriving) and will conclude Sunday morning.

Mark your calendar!

The next Parents’ Night Out is Saturday, October 20, 4-8 pm. Contact Rachel Lawson at [email protected] or (423) 963-4310. Mark your calendar and SAVE THE DATE for the

The cost of the retreat is $100 per adult in Guenther Lodge and $50 per adult in the Cabins. Children and youth are free. If you are not able to spend the night, please join us for the day on Saturday for $15 per adult. Please check out the Holston camp website in the meantime at http://www.holstoncenter.org/. We'll be happy to coordinate transportation if you need a ride to the camp as well.

Men’s Prayer Breakfast

The absolute final date to sign up is October 20th and payment is due once room assignments have been made.

Join us for a morning of Breakfast, Prayer and Fellowship!

Please make checks payable to WRPC, write RETREAT in the memo line and give them to Ross Yost. If you need more information, feel free to contact the Adult Learning and Fellowship Committee (Ross Yost, Candace Sass, Craig Sass, Martha Triplett, and Barbara Lane).

Saturday, October 13, 8:00 am at First Presbyterian Church

Sign-up sheets are posted on the wall in the Gathering Space. You may also sign up online at https://waverlyroadpc.org/forms/. Just click on “Fall Retreat”.

From the Desk of the Parish Nurse, Views from the

Joyce Caldwell How Not to Be a Couch Potato

by Susan Lodal


Week of October 7-13, 2018 Item of the Week Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap, Lotion (we gladly accept unopened hotel samples) On Friday mornings, we distribute not only food in our food pantry, but also other items of necessity. Through your generous support, we provide dishwashing liquid to everyone who visits our food pantry. Until recently, we also offered a choice of laundry detergent (powder), but the store has discontinued the product and we have not yet found a replacement at a reasonable cost. In addition, we can respond to requests when we have other items available on our shelves. Two of the items most often requested are baby diapers and toilet paper. We also give away hotel samples of soap, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, toothpaste, toothbrushes, razors, combs, etc. Other items occasionally requested are feminine products and household cleaning supplies. If you are willing to donate any of these items, we will gladly share them with our neighbors in need. Thank you for your generosity.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Jane Ann Toney Carico will be our WOW speaker next week. Jane Ann is the representative for Celebrate Recovery in our part of Tennessee. She will tell us about different ways that faith-based organizations can become involved in helping to heal those impacted by the drug epidemic that has so heavily impacted our area. Menu: Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Rolls, Fruit Salad, and Cupcakes.

Communion October 7, 2018

If you or anyone you know is unable to attend the Worship Service, but would like to receive Communion the afternoon of Otcober 7, please contact the Church Office at 247-5121.

Here's how to hurdle the obstacles standing between you and getting in shape. "I'm too tired to exercise." Being too tired to work out is a common theme among procrastinators. And while it sounds counter-intuitive, exercise gives you more energy -- it feeds on itself in a good way. Researchers at the University of Georgia found that healthy but sedentary adults who did as little as 20 minutes of low-to-moderate cardio (think brisk walking) three days a week felt more energized after just a few weeks. "I don't have time to exercise." Who doesn't feel squeezed by a busy schedule? And yes, driving back and forth to the gym can double the time you need to allot to a workout. So skip the trip and invest in home equipment. But still can't find a 30-minute block of time? Break up your workout into a few short segments a day. Steal 10 to 15 minutes before the kids wake up and another 15 after they go to sleep. "I'm too out of shape to exercise." Being out of shape is no reason to sit on the sidelines and stay out of shape. Fitness can start with just one step. If you're unhappy with your appearance, work out at home at first or invest in exercise clothes that flatter you. Set small, realistic goals that you can build on. Begin with 5 minutes of walking and focus on the present, not the 30 minutes you hope to accomplish. Praise yourself for getting started, rather than berate yourself for not having Olympic fitness status. Keep the momentum going by rewarding yourself with fitness-related items such as a high-tech monitor or watch or new exercise clothes as your size decreases. Copyright © 2018 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

Peace & Global Witness Offering is Oct. 7 October 7 is World Communion Sunday, and as is our tradition, we will be collecting one of four annual special Presbyterian offerings. It’s the Peace & Global Witness Offering. One-fourth of this offering stays within our congregation to support our missions; one-fourth will be joined with other congregations in our region; and half will support peace and reconciliation being done by Presbyterians across the globe. Peace…when you hear that word, you may feel a calm, a sense that true peace would mean everything is right in the world, that God is having His way. Unfortunately, that feeling is fleeting because, as we know, everything is not right in our world, far from it. But what can we do about it? It’s hard to see as individuals how we can make much an effort toward world peace. But by pooling our resources, we can help make a difference. Here are two examples: Presbyterian Pastor Jon Brown was distraught to the point of numbness that weekend in August 2017 when racial violence in Charlottesville, Va., shocked and scared us all. But on the following Monday, his hope was renewed when he saw dozens of elementary school-aged children who had gathered for Peace Camp, where among other things, they learned how to handle angry and sad feelings and talked about what is needed for a good neighborhood. Those resources for that camp were provided by this offering. And far away in Nigeria, Princeton, a carefree 13-year-old boy, was snatched by soldiers as he was going to fetch water for his mother. After forced military training, he was carrying a gun in the civil war…just 2 weeks later. He came home at age 17—after suffering physical and emotional injuries that left him understandably angry and rebellious. Eventually, to quote his thankful mother, “God changed a heart of stone to a heart of flesh.” Princeton became a Christian and today he is pastor of a Presbyterian church in Texas. The Peace & Global Witness Offering supports work with the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations to bring an end to the plight of child soldiers…and fights anti-trafficking work related to forced labor and sex trafficking. Journalist Walker Knight said, “Peace is active, not passive; peace is doing, not waiting…peace like war, is waged.” Your Mission Committee asks you to prayerfully consider a gift to the Peace & Global Witness Offering next week. Together with people around the world, we can do a lot. Let’s wage some peace!

Wednesday, October 24, 5:30—7:30pm Double the fun!! Two large parking lots full of trunks with treats (allergy friendly non-food options available at every trunk), games, hot dogs with chili and chips, soda and inflatables! Waverly Road Presbyterian Church and Mafair United Methodist Church are looking forward to having some fun with our neighbors! Volunteers needed! Sign up in the Gathering Space!

Online Pledge Form If you can't make it to a church service to turn in your pledge card, do not fret fellow Waverly Roaders! You can use the online pledge form that is online. 1. Go to this link. https://waverlyroadpc.org/forms/ 2. Select the "Financial Stewardship Commitment" block. 3. It will open up and you can enter the information, just as if you were filling out a pledge card. 4. Hit the Submit button. This confidential submission will go straight to the Receiving Treasurer's (Bill Butler) email address. Nobody else will see it. He will send an acknowledgement back to you to let you know that he got it. It's that simple! -

Bill Butler / Receiving Treasurer

5-Cents-A-Meal Offering will be collected this Sunday, October 7! Donations to 5-Cents-A-Meal from our congregation in August were $90.52. Through the first seven months of this year, we have donated $992.81 to 5-Cents-AMeal in a continuing effort to fight hunger. Thanks for your gifts!

Here’s a blast from the past!

Special thanks to Debbie Ramey for sharing these photos with us!

Great memories! Hot Dog Mummies

Broomstick Dip

This recipe is super simple and a great idea for kids to make to start to learn how to cook!"

"An easy-to-puttogether dessert dip that is perfect for a Halloween party or fun snack. The pretzels look like broomsticks after they've been dunked into this yummy, crunch dip."

Ingredients * 1 cup smooth peanut butter * 1 cup chocolate-hazelnut spread (such as Nutella®) * 1/2 cup oatmeal cereal squares (such as Quaker® Oatmeal Squares), crushed * 1 (16 ounce) bag small pretzel rods

Directions Stir peanut butter and chocolate-hazelnut spread together in a bowl; transfer dip to a serving bowl. Sprinkle crushed cereal squares over dip. Dip pretzel rods into dip to make 'broomsticks'. Allrecipes.com

Ingredients * 8 hot dogs * 1 (8 ounce) package refrigerated crescent rolls (such as Pillsbury® Grands! Big and Flaky)

Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place hot dogs in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Drain. Roll crescent dough onto a work surface; tear into 8 pieces. Roll 1 piece dough around each hot dog, creating the look of a mummy. Place dots of mustard on the top of each for the eyes, nose, and mouth. Arrange hot dogs on a baking sheet. Bake in the preheated oven until crescent dough is golden brown and flaky, about 10 minutes.

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The check is in the mail…. Thanks to your contributions, WRPC raised a total of $3,800.00 to help with the Pollocksville, NC Hurricane Disaster Relief efforts.

You need to let go of the past so you can have a future.—Sid, Ice Age: The Meltdown

WRPC Blessing Box Our Blessing Box is empty again! If you would like to contribute items, please feel free to place them inside the box unless it is full. If the Blessing Box is full, just bring your items to the WRPC Workroom and we will replenish when the box is empty again. Thanks to everyone for your continued support!

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