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NOVEMBER 2017

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Monthly Newsletter of Westlake Presbyterian Church 2801 N. Rockwell Ave.,  Bethany, OK 73008-4631 405-789-5887 ~ www.westlakepresbyterian.org SUNDAY 9:30 am Adult Bible Class ~ 10:45 am Worship ~ Nursery Care Provided
Your Church Officers & Staff PASTOR - Rev. Ron Phelps               email: pastor@westlakepresbyterian.org  Stated Clerk - Earnie Isch email: clerk@westlakepresbyterian.org STATED SESSION MEMBERS (Elders) Class of 2018 - Nola Harrison Sunny Fokum Earnie Isch Class of 2019 - Mbeng Asana Larry Lewis Cephas Etuge Class of 2020 - Doyle Brazil Nancy McClellan Richard McClellan Moderator - Rev. John McKinnon             email: moderator@westlakepresbyterian.org CHURCH STAFF Choir Director - Vacant          email: choirdirector@westlakepresbyterian.org Organist -  Vacant Custodian -  Sunny Fokum Nursery Attendant -  Melissa Johnson CHURCH OFFICERS Treasurer - Richard McClellan Financial Secretary - Nancy McClellan Trustee - Patty Williams (terms ends 2017)  Trustee - Josephine Fogam (term ends 2018) Trustee - Larry Sharp (term ends 2016) Newsletter Editor   & Webmaster - Richard McClellan            email: webmaster@westlakepresbyterian.org
PRAYER CONCERNS Please pray for these people in our congregation: · Rachel Jacobs     Rose Isch · Grace Otto     Earnie Isch  · Larry Lewis     Elizabeth Wright · Friend of Ginger and Larry: Tammy Bowen ·     Friend of Kathy Smith: Jim Lagrange Also, pray for all men and women serving in the military throughout the world, and their families at home.
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BIRTHDAYS FOR NOVEMBER 02 Mbeng Asana 05 Bruce Kerr 05 Steven Smith 07 Gordon Chipukites 08 Clara Foss 09 Bryce Takoeta, Oben Bryce Takoeta 16 Nancy Chipukites 17 Evon (Fokum) Takoeta 28 Elizabeth Wright
FROM THE SESSION The Session met on October 8, 2017.   The financial report for September was presented by Elder Nancy McClellan, details are given below. There  was another cash surplus for September and for the year to date.  The Session approved a motion to use the Member Birthday Offerings from October and November for the  City Rescue Mission Thanksgiving Dinner program and the Urban Mission Christmas Stor, respectively,  each to be matched up to $250 from the designated fund.  Nancy McClellan reported on plans for the Fall Festival on Saturday, October 28. Everything is in progress  and several vendors have signed up. There was a discussion about moving the festival inside in case of bad  weather.  As soon as the Fall Festival is completed plans for the 50th anniversary celebration in February will proceed  in full force.  The Next Session meeting is scheduled for November 12. 
FINANCIAL REPORT FOR SEPTEMBER 2017 Income for September $5,798.62 Expenses for September  $4,560.23 Surplus for September $1,238.39   ATTENDANCE Average weekly attendance for the month of September 2017 was 78.0, and the yearly average is 73.9
Church Committee Leaders CHRISTIAN EDUCATION Nola Harrison, Mbeng Asana WORSHIP Sunny Fokum, Mbeng Asana FINANCE/STEWARDSHIP/MISSIONS  Nancy McClellan, Richard McClellan MEMBERSHIP Earnie Isch PHYSICAL PROPERTIES Larry Lewis, Cephase Etuge, Doyle Brazil PERSONNEL Larry Lewis,Cephase Etuge NOMINATING Nola Harrison, Sunny Fokum
BIBLE VERSE FOR NOVEMBER  “Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of  Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? Because there is one loaf, we, who are many, are one body, for we all share the one loaf. ”                                                                                (1 Corinthians 10:15-17)
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