National Day of Prayer

National Day of Prayer was a wonderful event, this year combined with Orem’s Summerfest, held at the UVU Library Auditorium.  Keynote speaker was Dean Jackson, friend to PCCUCC, giving a thoughtful and inspriational message of acceptance of others, choosing to see and celebrate what we have in common with others around us, instead of getting hung up on our differences.

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Members of The Provo Interfaith Choir following their performance at Orem Summerfest-National Day of Prayer

The Provo Interfaith Choir, led by Dave Lewis and including members of our congregation, performed four music selections including a rousing arrangement of Battle Hymn of the Republic, followed by the call to be a better person with Have I Done Any Good?.  The toe tapping I Will Follow Him had the choir and audience moving.  The program concluded with the inspirational Climb E’vry Mountain encourging us to follow our dreams.

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Greenbacks for Greenery

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North side of the Church post shrub removal with cleanup in progress.

We’ve determined it wasn’t some violent act of Mother Nature at work on the grounds north of of the Church, but she does needs our help to spruce things up. The old landscaping has come out, the beds are being cleaned and improved in preparation for new plantings of bushes, ornamental grasses, and perennials. This is where you come in…we need funds to replace the bushes, renovate the sprinkler system, and mulch. Plants can range from $10 to over $50 each. Dave Lewis is overseeing this project and is a smart shopper, sure to make the funds go far, but we need those greenbacks first (aka, $$$). Our goal is $1500 (so far we have $240) within the next three weeks so we can get it planted before it gets too hot!!! Please see Dave with your generous donation and note that the donation is for the landscaping. THANK YOU!!!

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One of the blooming plant selections for the north side of the church.

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Upright evergreen selection for the north side of the church.

Important Updated Information for the Choir

imageThank you to those that come to the rehearsals.  If you missed it, here are the updates:

Sunday, June 5th – 7pm @ PCCUCC
FINAL REHEARSAL (before Summerfest/National Day of Prayer)
All who plan to sing must be at this rehearsal! We need as
many as possible. No surprises Tuesday night!

Tuesday, June 7th – 6pm @ UVU Library Auditorium
PERFORMANCE – warm up and placement at 6
Dress:
ALL: WHITE BLOUSE/SHIRT
BLACK SKIRT/SLACKS
WOMEN: MEDIUM BLUE ACCENT nothing flashy or that draws attention.
MEN: RED TIE (please no bow ties for this event)

More info about event:
Summerfest – Day of Prayer

Sunday, June 12th – 10am @ PCCUCC
PERFORMANCE – rehearse at 10, service begins at 10.30-11.45 approx.
Dress:
ALL: WHITE BLOUSE/SHIRT
BLACK SKIRT/SLACKS
WOMEN: MEDIUM BLUE or YELLOW ACCENT
MEN: MEDIUM BLUE or YELLOW TIES

Questions? For a timely response, please direct questions to Bret Pope via text 801.669.4200

A little rain never hurt anyone, right?

Despite a rainy Saturday morning, we had multiple helpers clad in their rain gear armed with tools to do some serious work.  All the bushes on the north side of the building have been removed in preparation for new landscaping.  The City of Provo and Provo Power also recently removed old trees and planted new ones in the parking strip as well.  We are so grateful for all the help!  More opportunities are just around the corner, so dust off those shovels and rakes!imageimageimageimage