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Harvey Browne Presbyterian Church
311 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY 40207

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End of Year Schedule- Sunday, May 28 is last day of Sunday school for children, youth and adults; Monday, May 29 the building is closed for Memorial Day; Sunday, June 4 Pentecost one service only at 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary, 12:00 p.m. Pentecost Picnic (side parking lot); Sunday, June 11 Summer schedule begins, Worship times are Chapel 8:30 and Sanctuary 10:00, no Sunday school.  Friday, June 16 is the First Food Truck Friday (Mundo Brew will be playing).

The Grocery Cart- By May 25, HBPres will have our Refugee Family’s apartment set up with everything needed to live and work.  However, many items are consumable so we will collect more of them in the Grocery Cart during the month of June.  The following can be used:  paper towels, all foil, plastic wrap, dishwashing soap, scouring powder and pads, bar soap, deodorant (men and women), shampoo and conditioner, tooth paste and tooth brushes, towels and wash cloths (one can always use more of these), toilet paper, laundry soap and bleach all-purpose cleaner.  NO FOOD PRODUCTS!  As always, other items will be accepted.  For questions/concerns, contact Wilma Bennett (459-7705).

Men’s Book Forum- will meet on Monday, May 22 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 206.  We will be reviewing the book Black Like Me by John Griffin, recommended by Earl Duff.  Hope to see you.

Offering for Refugees to be Received Today- Our refugee family, the Alsabbaghs, will be arriving on Thursday, May 25.  Please remember this family and our church in your prayers.

HBTweens will be attending a Mid-Kentucky Tween Camp at Cedar Ridge Camp in Louisville, KY, May 27-29.  The retreat will conclude with a family picnic on Monday, beginning at 11:30 at the Lakeside pavilion.  Cost $175.  Scholarships available.  See Terry Hargrave for information.

Welcome Back- Jeff and Christi Boyd, Mission Co-workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will be coming back to Harvey Browne on Sunday, May 28.  They will be giving a presentation that morning from 9:45-10:45 a.m. in the Session Room and also giving the Moment for Ministry at both services.   After the 11:00 worship there will be a reception for them in the Living Room.  We hope many of you will join us to welcome them and have an opportunity to speak to them in person.

2017 Offering of Letters- There has been a great response to this year’s offering!  So far there has been a total of 44 letters for Senator Paul, 50 for Senator McConnell and 39 for Congressman Yarmuth for a total of 133, with approximately 12 more that should be submitted by next Sunday.  Anyone who intended to participate, but didn’t find time to write a letter the past two weeks can still turn your letters in on Sunday, May 28.  Letters will not be sent out until the week of May 29th.  With the proposed increase in defense spending and the corresponding cuts in many social programs, including those that provide for food assistance here in the U.S. and abroad, it has never been more important to speak out.  Let Congress know that our safety and security also depend on social stability and a moral commitment to aid those in need and not only on military weapons and equipment.

Book Talk- will meet on Tuesday, May 30 at 11:30 a.m. in the Barrett Room.  We will discuss In the Unlikely Event, by Judy Blum.

Graduate Recognition- is coming Sunday, June 4, which is the Day of Pentecost.  Terry Hargrave is gathering information about our graduates from High School, College, and Graduate School.  If you or your son or daughter is graduating, please email a short bio to Terry for us to include in the bulletin on June 4.  We would also love to say a graduate blessing for them so we would love to have them worshiping with us that morning.

HBYouth Group- For youth entering 6th grade through 8th grade in the fall we will be having a Middle School Youth Mission Trip in Louisville, June 5-8.  Cost: $50.

HBYouth Group- for High School Youth entering 9th grade in the fall, we will be attending a Montreat Youth Conference, “A Peace is Missing,” Saturday, June 10 through Saturday, June 17.  Cost:  $300.

Off to the Races- “And We’re Off” on Monday, June 12 to Churchill Downs backside for dinner, worship and fellowship.  We will be serving a chili dinner to approximately 100 workers at the Downs.  Please sign up to bring food by calling Pam Glaze 267-2436 or  Food must be at HBPres by 4:45 p.m. on June 12.  We will carpool from HBPres parking lot at 5:00 p.m., arrive at Churchill Downs about 5:30 to do the set-up work, dinner will be at 6:00 p.m., worship at 7:00 p.m., and we will leave about 8:00 p.m. Thanks to everyone.

Shawnee Presbyterian Requests our Help- Volunteers would go to Shawnee Presbyterian Church from 3:30-4:30 p.m. bi-monthly on a Thursday to help with counting the fruits and vegetables and dividing it into the shares.  Carpooling would be available.  Please let Sally Craxton know if you could help on any of the Thursdays by calling 502-339-1210.  Thursdays in June, July and August would be June 15, June 29 and July 13, July 27 and August 10, August 24.  Please consider helping our sister church with this important mission.

Vacation Bible School at HBPres will be on Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Jesus Christ is Living Water for our Bodies and our Soulswill be our focus for the week.  Contact Cynthia Hilyerd: (502)553-6916, or Terry Hargrave: for questions.

HBYouth Group- for Middle School Youth entering 6th-8th grades in the fall, we will be attending a Middle School Conference, “Hope is Happening,” Wednesday, July 19 through Sunday, July 23.  Cost:  $200.

Water Mission at Waterfront Park- Join HBKids on Saturday, June 24 at 10:00 a.m. as we put our faith into action by passing out water at Waterfront Park. We will also have a picnic lunch (bring your own) and water play. Meet at the Big Four Bridge and bring water to share. Contact Cynthia Hilyerd: (502)553-6916, or Terry Hargrave: for questions. 

HBYouth Group- for Youth entering 9th grade in the fall through recent graduates we will be attending a High School Youth Mission Trip to St. Louis, MO, July 9-14.

Pool Party- HBKids are sending off the summer by having a pool party Sunday, August 13 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.  Come join us at the Tucker House Bed and Breakfast, 2406 Tucker Station Road.  Burgers and hot dogs will be provided, please bring a dish to share.  Please R.S.V.P. to Betsy Barrick 777-2750 or


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