August 16, 2023 – Newsletter


Coming soon, to a church near you.
See You in September (bring a friend)!

Fall Kickoff Sunday: Wear your favorite team t-shirt, kids move up in classes, fun and fellowship.
WWJJD? What Would John Jr. Drink? Kim Brannan will be hosting an educational and fun Beer Tasting & Learning experience at her home with son and beer brewer John Jr.
Feeding Friends: The freezer is getting bare, and a cooking fiesta will be coming soon to re-stock. 
Book Group: Enough talk! Quite a few people have indicated an interest in a book group. It’s happening!
New Life Group: This young adult dinner and Bible study meets the 3rd Tuesday at the Kline’s.
Vacation Bible School by Cedarkirk
Three fun-loving counselors from Cedarkirk, Miss Ilma, and yummy snacks and lunches from our own HPPC volunteers made Vacation Bible School a super fun week for kids. In addition to fun, they learned about Fruits of the Spirit. What a blessing our HPPC Family Legacy Playground has been! Just imagine that shaving cream event inside!)

In Person Worship in the Sanctuary at 10 am
 Brian Malek, Ordained ElderBrian Malek joined Hyde Park Presbyterian Church with his family, Renee, Nicholas (20), and Stella (7) shortly after moving to Tampa in 2017. He is a proud Mississippi State University Bulldog fan, where Nicholas currently attends, and enjoys playing the role of Dance Dad for all of Stella’s dance competitions! He is in his first term as an elder and is currently serving as Chair of the Interim Pastor Nominating Committee as well as Chair of the Admin Committee. He moved to Ormond Beach from New Jersey when he was 7 where he attended St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Brian works remotely as a Technology Executive for Hannover Life Reassurance Company of America and in his spare time he enjoys traveling, playing golf, and watching college sports. Classes for Children and Adults at 11:00 following Worship.

Adult Sunday Class 8/20 @ 11am
Thinking about deeply evil people.

In this week’s discussion of current news in the headlines, we address the eternal fate of sociopaths, with the absence of conscience and no feeling of guilt or remorse.
Love Gift for Miss Ilma
Want to give a love gift to Ilma, our Director of Children’s Ministry, in appreciation of her love and instruction with our infants, toddlers and K-5 kids?
Make a check payable to HPPC with Love Gift noted. Or check “Love Gift” in Easy Tithe or Church Center. It will most appreciated as she sets up her new residence out of state.

Prayers for the people of Maui.

Heavenly Father, bless each and every person affected by this fire and surround them with Your love, protection, and angels. Let them know there are millions of people praying for them and their loved ones. We give You all the praise and glory forever, Lord, and know that even in the darkest hours, You are always with us. In your son’s precious name we pray, Amen.

Meet the Hyde Park Preachers of August!

During the entire month of August, the sermon will be delivered by ordained elders from our Congregation. Last week, we heard Kim Brannan speak about God’s Topsy Turvy Gospel. Here’s the schedule for the rest of the month.
Aug. 13: Stacey Crum “They Will Know We Are Christians by Our Love.”
Aug. 20: Brian Malek “I Don’t Believe What I Just Saw.”
Aug. 27: Lynda Waters “You Choose.”