Sunday Morning Worship - Beginning on Sunday, September 7 we return to two worship services, 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. The two services allow us an opportunity for a greater breadth of worship experience. The first service has a contemplative focus, using more traditional hymns and the instrumentation of both the organ and the piano. In the second service we enjoy the leadership of the choir and inclusion of the children of the congregation in worship.
Sunday School Kick-Off Breakfast - It's time to celebrate the beginning of the Fall church season with a Sunday School kick-off breakfast hosted by the Christian Education Committee. Please join us for breakfast on Sunday, September 7 at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome as we celebrate God's summer bounty and the beginning of a new season.
Sunday school classes will begin on September 14. Classes for children, youth and adults begin at 9:30 a.m. The nursery is available every Sunday starting at 8:30 a.m.
Prayer Group - Each Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in the prayer room of the church you are invited to gather with others in a time of focused prayer. These gatherings last about an hour.
Attention Parents – Monday, September 8 begins a 7 week small group on the topic, Raising Teens in an Almost Christian World. The small group will provide a wonderful opportunity for parents of older elementary age children and older to discuss faith development in our
kids and youth, and faith sharing with our kids and youth. The small group will take place at Julie Speck’s home.
Memorial Service for Edna Cunningham will be held at Cottonwood on Wednesday, September 17 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall.
Help Needed - Due to budget constraints the OLD blue stall partitions in the women’s beautifully remodeled bathroom have been reinstalled. !!Eyesore!! PW to the rescue, we hope. “We” have ordered and will pay for new partitions. But, we need your help. Donations for this project will be greatly appreciated. Please write your check to Cottonwood Presbyterian Church, memo: bathroom partitions.
Exercise Equipment Needed for The Transition Home for Young Men. If you have an unused exercise bicycle, treadmill or hand weights, please contact the church office at 801-278-4619. Their space is limited so we can only use a few large items.
Sunday Fellowship - Every Sunday after worship, enjoy a few moments connecting with others. This is a great place to meet someone new, or get to know someone you have not known well. Take a risk, step out of your comfort zone and say “hello” to someone different this Sunday.
Thanksgiving Point Gardens, Thursday, September 4 – Enjoy a time of fun and fellowship touring the gardens at Thanksgiving Point. Everyone is invited! Meet at the church at 9:30 a.m. to car pool.
Tickets are at a 50% discount.
Regular price adult $15.00 - discounted to $7.50
Senior regular price $12.00 - discounted to $6.00
Children, age 3-12 $12.00 - discounted to $6.00
There are carts available for $30.00
Please contact Lynne Cox at 801-424-2399 or Karen Jurgens 801-571-5636.
13th Annual Golf Scramble - Please sign up today through September 7 for the 13th Annual Golf Scramble. Nine holes of golf with a cart start at 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon, September 13, followed by dinner at Randy and Dorothy Urbom’s house. Golf and dinner are $35.00 per person. If you don’t golf and would like to join us for dinner, the cost is $10.00 per person. If you can only golf, cost is $25.00 per golfer.
Fall Gathering of Presbyterian Women – will be held at Wasatch Presbyterian Church (1626 South 1700 East) on Friday, September 26 from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 from
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. A $12.00 registration fee includes printed material, dinner on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday. The theme for the Gathering: Peace in the Land Called Holy? These are reflections on a recent Presbyterian Peacemaking Program trip by several Presbyterians from Utah. To register and/or for further information: contact Carol Shutts at 801-274-1781 or Sherry Tyler at 801-944-3827.
Senior Adult Fellowship – will meet Friday September 26 at noon, in the Fellowship Hall for a potluck lunch and guest speaker program. Bob Beaudoin will take us on a train trip by way of pictures from his Road Scholar Tour from last September. Please invite your friends and neighbors to join us in this time of fellowship. If you plan to attend, contact Becky at 801 278-4619 ext. 3 by Thursday, September 25. Suggestions for speakers or programs can be given to Judy Saurer at
801- 943-0141 or Eddie Alter at 801 -268-2157. Those willing to help in setting up tables and chairs and/or providing table decorations should contact Colleen & Eddie Alter or Judy & Dick Saurer.
September in the Garden is always busy harvesting and planting fall crops. The Sunday sale table is full of fresh greens, beets, peppers, tomatoes and of course zucchini. Time to get the zucchini bread recipes out and freeze some delights for the Holidays!
In Our Community
Crossroads Urban Center food of the month is canned fruit and canned pasta, but all non-perishable food and beverages are appreciated.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church invites our congregation to join them for “Honor: The Secret Ingredient for the Family Life.” Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller, RN, BSN from the National Center for Biblical Parenting are coming to town to present this amazing parenting seminar. The seminar will be held on Thursday, September 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 8875 South 700 East.
The cost is $20/adult or $30/couple. For more information or to register, visit biblicalparenting.org/register or call 609-771-8002.