the church is an astounding gift that takes energy, imagination,
intelligence and love. God provides the gifts of worship, prayer and
study to nurture us for the journey of faith in the midst of our
hurting and broken world. Here are some of the opportunities that
will help us be nurtured for the journey:
Personal Information Update
Forms – The
church is in the process of updating our congregational records. It
would be greatly appreciated if each
complete a form. Hard copies are available in the office or forms
may be filled out on CPC website or click on the link that was
emailed to you. If you fill the form out online, please remember to
click the submit button when form is completed. Any questions please
contact the church office.
Prayer Group - Each Tuesday
at 11:00 a.m. in the prayer room of the church, you are invited to
gather with others in a time of focused prayer. These gatherings
last about an hour.
The Nominating Committee - is
looking for a few men and women who would be interested in learning
about becoming a leader at CPC.
you want more information, please contact Becky at the church office
or find additional information in the courier that was mailed to you
this week. These positions will start June, 2015.
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC – SAY EOW
Say Eow grew up in a Christian family in
Malaysia. He speaks five languages. He has been involved in church
throughout his life and loves worship and leading worship. In
addition, he has held several positions as a church music/choir
Say Eow has a BA and MA Degree in piano
performance and pedagogy from the University of Utah. He has also
studied in London at Trinity College of Music and The Royal School of
Music. He hopes to begin his doctoral work in 2015. Also, he has
studied organ at the U of U.
Presently, Say Eow teaches part-time in the
music department at the University of Utah and teaches Mandarin
part-time at Judge Memorial High School. He comes well recommended
and is excited about this new opportunity.
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC – DREW OLSEN
Drew grew up in Utah in an LDS
family. He has studied piano and organ his entire life and also,
played the organ in his ward. He no longer considers himself LDS but
refers to himself as a seeker.
Drew graduated in May 2014 from
Westminster College of Salt Lake City where he earned a BA in Music
and a minor in Computer Science. Drew’s primary instrument is the
piano, but also plays organ, guitar and saxophone. In addition, he is
one of the leaders for the choir at Westminster.
Presently, Drew has a part-time
job at the Tavernacle Social Club, where he is one of the dueling
pianists. He loves to sing and enjoys a wide variety of music. Drew
is very excited to have this opportunity and follow in the footsteps
of his mentor, Dr. Chris Quinn.
Raising Teens in an Almost Christian World meets
each Monday in October at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Julie Speck –
located at 7961 English Oaks Cove in Sandy. We
continue a study focusing on how parents can help their kids and
youth nurture their own faith.
Book and Bake Sale - IT’S TIME!!
You may bring your books to the church now
for the Thrift Store Book Sale! Please put the books in the hall
outside of the gym, near the big Mission box before
the days of the sale. We are looking for books of general interest in
good condition and children’s books are wanted as well as books on
tape. The two sale days are October 26th and November 2nd after both
services. On the 26th the UPW women will have the October (Halloween)
bake sale so you can get your coffee and a delicious treat while
looking at books. For questions please call Betty Hurlbut 801-
944-8675 or Kay Gushee 801-278-1370.
Cargo Day is Saturday,
November 1st at 9:00 a.m. Lunch will be provided by the Soul Garden.
Circle 4 will
meet Tuesday, October 21st at 12:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Pastor Jeff Silliman will be leading us through the Horizons Bible
Study Guide - “Reconciling
Help Needed - Due to budget
constraints the OLD blue stall partitions in the women’s
beautifully remodeled bathroom were reinstalled. !!Eyesore!! PW to
the rescue, we hope. New partitions were ordered and now have been
installed. But, we need your help. Donations for this project will
be greatly appreciated. Please write your check to Cottonwood
Presbyterian Church, memo: bathroom partitions.
Volunteers are needed
to help serve
Coffee Fellowship on Sundays after worship.
Please sign up on the sheet in the Fellowship Hall or contact
Dorothy Urbom to volunteer at 801-414-8896.
Sunday Fellowship - Every
Sunday after worship, enjoy a few moments connecting with others.
This is a great place to meet someone new, or get to know someone you
have not known well. Take a risk, step out of your comfort zone and
say “hello” to someone different this Sunday.
is such a special time in the SOUL Garden.
Harvesting the last of the produce – get all the vegetables, corn
stalks and pumpkins you need Sunday mornings starting at 10:00 a.m.
Last week’s sales totaled $114.
In Our Community
Crossroads Urban Center foods
of the month are ramen noodles and canned soup, but all
non-perishable food and beverages are appreciated, especially food in
snack-size containers and single–serve beverages. Water in plastic
bottles is always needed in addition to food and beverage items.