July 13, 2023 – Newsletter


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Sunday! July 16: Summer Spanish Lunch & Fellowship
Immediately following worship on Sunday, July 16, join us as we gather to enjoy Cuban Sandwiches and The Columbia’s Famous 1905 Salad for lunch. This will be an informal time to meet and greet, and to get to know fellow members better. No Children’s (or Adult) Sunday School that day, because all ages are welcome. The young ones can play in the playground afterward and EVERYONE gets to be a kid again with really cool Popsicles for dessert!
RSVP on Church Center, or just come!

Tue. July 18 – New Life Group
6:30 Dinner & Fellowship, followed by Bi
ble StudyYoung adults meet at the home of Carol and Bob Kline for dinner, Bible study, fellowship and fun.
Young adults are planning to meet monthly starting on Tuesday, June 20th at 6:30 pm for dinner and Bible study at Carol and Bob Kline’s house (1206 Suffolk Drive, Tampa, FL 33629).  Dinner will be from 6:30-7:30 pm with Bible study to follow. We will meet every third Tuesday of the month (no child care).
RSVP on Church Center, the Pew Pad on Sunday, or just come!

Lunch for Vacay Bible School kids at HPPC!
Will you help the week of July 24th.
There are still openings for a week of full-day summer camp at Hyde Park Pres led by the highly-skilled experts from Cedarkirk. $175 per child entering Kindergarten – 5th grade. Email Miss Ilma to register: children@hydeparkpres.com
or CLICK HERE to register on Church Center.
RSVP is Extended!  Don’t Miss the Ball Game!
There are still a handful of tickets for the Rays game on Saturday, July 22! Call your best bud and join up with your Hyde Pres friends to cheer the Rays on to victory against the Baltimore Orioles. We’ll meet at our awesome group seats by 3:45pm so we can get our peanuts and Cracker Jacks!11 Tickets Left! Your $43 ticket includes a 100-level seat, along with a free, handsome Rays baseball cap! This is an excellent way to bring friends to get to know our fun-filled members and enjoy a wonderful summer afternoon.
Click HERE to reserve your seat and pay on our Church Center app.
In Person Worship in the Sanctuary at 10 am
 Guest Pastor Rev. Carl LammersRev Carl Lammers (HR) was born in Missouri and was raised in California. He graduated from Syracuse University and from Princeton Theological Seminary. Carl is bi-vocational having devoted his adult life to both gospel ministry and national security. Carl is president of Knox Fellowship, focused on advancing evangelism in seminaries, colleges, and local churches.
Carl and his wife, Gina, travel to three different states to catch up with their four children, their spouses and four grandsons.

No Classes for Children or Adults today; join us after Worship for Lunch!


Spaghetti, check! Quesadillas, check!
Can you help with one lunch or snacks?
Vacation Bible School is at HPPC the week of July 24.

Will you volunteer to bring lunch Monday or Wednesday?  Or snacks for the kids at Vacation Bible School? We have Ilma bringing Cheese Quesadillas for Tuesday and Chris Bosworth fixing Spaghetti for Thursday. There’s Pizza for Friday, and Carla, our new admin assistant, is bringing chip snacks.Ideas you might want to bring (for about 10-12 kids & counselors):
Mac n cheese – Chicken nuggets – Publix turkey sliders – PB&J. Snacks can be individual bags of chips, fruit, cookies, mini carrots, cheese or celery sticks etc. Email office@hydeparkpres.com if you’d like to help!

Drop (off) Your Drawers by July 16th!

Before school starts in August, Clothes to Kids will outfit about 16,000 children with 5 days worth of clothing, both new and used. Each child gets 5 sets of NEW underwear and socks—that’s 80,000 pieces of underwear. Each year we help them meet this need.

Please purchase new underwear to help—specifically young women’s bikini sizes 5-9, and boys boxers and knit boxers sizes XS, S, M, and L, and Men’s Knit Boxer Briefs sizes S, M, L, and XL. Please bring them to church by July 16. Let’s see if we can reach 100 sets of underwear. Thanks.

Sun. Aug. 5 – Back to School Ice Cream Social Stick around after the Sunday service for some cool treats and fellowship on Aug. 5th. Public school starts on Aug. 10th!

WWJJD (What Would John Jr. Drink?) in September. Gather at Kim Brannan’s home for a beer tasting event hosted by John Brannan, Jr., a brewmaster at Green Bench Brewing and Kim explaining how beer has been associated with the church since Monks began brewing the beverage.

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