The Grocery Cart- Donations requested for the June Grocery Cart are for the House of Ruth, which provides housing and support services for people with HIV/AIDS and their families who are homeless, at risk of losing their homes, or need financial help. Items needed are: Canned fruit, canned veggies, canned meats, toilet paper, deodorant (men & women), toothpaste, toothbrushes, detergent PODS
Summer Office Hours- Now through Friday, August 30 we will close the church office at noon on Fridays. The rest of the building will be open during regular hours (9:00 AM-5:00 PM) on these Fridays.
Nursery Helpers- Harvey Browne is hiring nursery workers NOW! We are looking for nurturing caregivers who will work on Sunday mornings from 9:15-11:45 AM and during the school year on Wednesday nights from 5:45-7:45 PM with children ages infant-5th Grade. There could be additional hours throughout the year for events or meetings. Applicants must be 14+ years old. Background check and drug screening required for all employees. Qualified candidates please contact Julie Rousseau at: firstname.lastname@example.org
HBNews & Updates
Harvey Browne Preschool- There are still a few openings for the 2019-2020 school year. If you or someone you know is interested in enrollment, please reach out to Amy Squires in the preschool office at 502-895-2577 for more information, or go to the preschool website at harveybrownepreschool.org. We encourage everyone to check out our wonderful, highly accredited program! Financial aid is available.
Used Clothing Collection Discontinued- As of July 1, 2019 Harvey Browne PW will no longer be collecting used clothing. More information is in our June-July Newsletter.
Children’s Books Wanted! Family Scholar House is in need of books for children. Please place donations in the drop closet. Thanks!
Get Your Church Directory NOW! The new pictorial directories are in the office and ready to be picked up by everyone who had their picture taken. Stop by the church office during regular hours. We only have a few extra copies, so priority will be given to those who had a photo taken. (If you did not have your photo taken, don’t worry! Stop by or call to get your name on our waiting list. We will begin distribution to this waiting list with our extra copies on a first-come, first-serve basis in July.)
“The Bail Project” The PC(USA) is working with a local organization called “The Bail Project”, which operates in 11 other cities and helps people in need to post their bail so their families might be provided for as they await a court decision. On June 12 Presbyterians and community members will join J. Herbert Nelson, PC(USA) stated clerk, in a march from the Presbyterian Center to Jefferson Square from 1:30-3:00 PM. This march supports reshaping pretrial incarceration by creating a fair and just system for rich and poor alike.
Dates for the 2019 Presbyterian Habitat House- This year we are partnering with Mary Makulata to build her home. The house will be located at 4403 Possibility Way. Volunteers for all dates listed below are needed. As always, if there are any questions, please contact Brian Pollock at 502-298-5250, email@example.com The Raise the Roof is set for July 18-20. Harvey Browne’s day for the RTR is Friday, July 19. The next regular build day for Harvey Browne will be Saturday, August 24.
Men’s Book Forum- This group will be meeting Monday, June 24 at 1:00 PM in Room 206. We’ll be reviewing A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller, recommended by Bob Elliott. Hope to see you there! Gary
Booktalk- Booktalk will be held on June 25 at 11:30 AM in C-28 (the old Barret Room by the Chapel). We will review Clock Dance by Anne Tyler. We’ve changed locations due to Vacation Bible School activities. If you buy the book at Carmichael’s, mention Booktalk at Harvey Browne and receive a 20% discount.
Food Truck Fridays- Join us on June 28 at 5:30 PM with this year’s first Food Truck Friday! There will be trucks from Café 502 (BBQ), Get it on a Bun at Booty’s (Sandwiches, etc.) and Kona Ice. Enjoy games and activities for the kids and live music from Mundo Brew. Craft and domestic beers will also be available for purchase. Future dates for Food Truck Friday: September 20 & October 25.
SAVE THE DATE- Thank you to everyone who donated blood on May 8, as 17 good units were collected helping 51 patients in the hospital. Our next blood drive will be Monday, July 15 from 2:00-7:00 PM in Eline Hall.