October 2015 Newsletter << Click to read the October PullenNews
I am so impressed with all that the Pullen community is accomplishing together. I hope you enjoy this newsletter with its long list of worthy, upcoming events and opportunities.
The newsletter kicks off with a letter from Nancy Petty, responding to the overwhelmingly affirmative vote by the congregation to purchase the property at 112 Cox Avenue. Read: Pullen’s Big Decision, Made with Faith, Hope and Vision
Exciting announcements in the newsletter include information about our sister-church gathering with Temple Beth Or, our Sanctuary Art Project, our Wednesday evening dinners and programming, Cycle for Hope, Wiley-Pullen Tutoring Ministries, 5:05 Worship, Wisdom Circles, Pullen Festival, the Siler garden plant sale, a discussion to address the homelessness on our own doorstep, invitations to Taize retreats and services, a Mental Health First Aid course, a congregational meeting, an advent event for families, a film screening of Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory, Halloween festivities and much more.
Worship Guide – September 27, 2015 – Alliance of Baptists Sunday
Our guest preacher is Dr. Mark Jensen, Teaching Professor of Pastoral Care and Pastoral Theology at Wake Forest University Divinity School. Our focus is provided by Dr. Laura Parajón, medical director of AMOS Health and Hope in Nicaragua, one of Pullen’s international partners and a mission partner of the Alliance of Baptists. Offering music for worship are Janice Hocutt, organist/pianist; The Chancel Choir with Jay Schoonover, soloist; and Larry E. Schultz, Minister of Music.
Sermon: Nancy E. Petty
Liturgy: Karen Sazani
Greetings: LeDayne Polaski, Executive Director of BPFNA
Prayers: Nathan Powers.
Music: The Chancel Choir with Carol Hodge, conductor; and Janice Hocutt, organist/pianist