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Welcome to Cary Presbyterian

We are a diverse faith family filled with caring people with a heart for worship, a commitment to spiritual formation, and a passion for mission in our community and around the world.

Please come join us…all are welcome!
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614 Griffis St, Cary, NC 27511

Worship Services

Sundays, 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

NOTE: on All Together Sundays (usually the last Sunday of the month) there will be just one service at 11:00 a.m.

Church School for all ages and adults: 9:45 a.m.


Our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner

February 9 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Tickets are available at the door that evening: $4.00 for adults, $2.00 for children ages 2 to 12, under 2 free, $15 max per family. Donations will go towards CPC’s mission work in Guatemala. Volunteers are needed to help with set- up, cooking, serving, and clean-up. If you can help please contact Kim Markham at markhamk@nc.rr.com. Join us for an enjoyable family evening!

Save the Date! — Our missionaries to Madagascar

Dan and Elizabeth Turk, will be presenting a program on their work on Tuesday, February 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Information on Madagascar itself will be included. They have been working to make fruit trees and gardens available to schools and to improve health by providing clinics, pharmacies, and information on AIDS prevention. Come join us!

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How You Can Help - with Esperanza

(http://carypresbyterian.org/serve)

Lenten Opportunities

Ash Wednesday Communion Worship, 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary, with Dr. David Voss and The Rev. Lori Pistor. This is one of the holiest and most significant services in our liturgical year, ushering in the 40 days of Lent.

Lenten Reflections: Each Wednesday during Lent, look at your inbox and find a thoughtful reflection for Lent to support you this season. These are written by Jerry Lyn Luckie, who also provided us with writings during Advent. For those who do not have email, copies will be available in the Narthex to pick up on Sundays.

Inform the Mind — Warm the Heart

Five noonday Lenten lectures: How our Bible Came to Be

with Dr. James Wagner, Professor of Theology Emeritus,
Carolina Graduate School of Theology, Greensboro, NC

Each Wednesday, February 17–March 16

12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in Room 102

Please bring your own lunch.

Click here to read more about it

Centering Prayer Schedule:

  • January 29: share inspirational writings, including The Holy Longing
  • February 5: prayer followed by brunch at Mimi’s Restaurant
  • February 12: and throughout Lent study Merton’s Bridges to Contemplative Living

Inform the Mind — Warm the Heart

Five noonday Lenten lectures: How our Bible Came to Be with Dr. James Wagner, Professor of Theology Emeritus, Carolina Graduate School of Theology, Greensboro, NC Each Wednesday, February 17March 16
12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in Room 102

Please bring your own lunch.

It's time to start thinking about registering for ASP 2016! Appalachia Service Project works to rebuild substandard housing for low-income families with the goal of making homes warmer, safer, and drier. This year, we're off to West Virginia the week of June 26 - July 2, 2016 and we'd love to invite you first-timers as well as our returners to join us! Registration will begin Sunday February 21st at 8am in the church office for one of 38 spots on our team. We register by "category" (male/female youth, young adult, and adult) on a "first-come-first-served" basis and will start waiting lists as each category fills. The cost is $225 paid at time of registration and scholarships are available, if needed.

Registration Forms can be found here.

Questions about the trip? Contact Chris Bula at (919)454-5495 or cbula@bellsouth.net.

The Health Ministry Team is excited to announce the arrival of student nurse Sarah Rodriguez. Sarah will be working with Parish Nurse Mandy Nester to fulfill her Practicum requirements for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Below is a message from Sarah. I know everyone will welcome her with open arms.

Hello, my name is Sarah Rodriguez. I am an RN currently in my last semester to complete my BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) degree. I have the opportunity to work with Mandy Nester, the Parish Nurse, and the Health Ministry Team at Cary Presbyterian. Through this experience, I hope to gain a better understanding of parish nursing. My past RN experience includes staff nursing in inpatient hospital settings and home hospice nursing. Although originally from southeastern Wisconsin, I currently live in Cary, NC with my husband, Jon, and two school-aged kids, Lucy and Zach. Thank you for welcoming me into your faith community! I appreciate the opportunity!

CPC Annual Heart Healthy Potluck

February 28, immediately following the All Together worship service

Bring your favorite dish. The congregation will vote for their favorite heart healthy appetizer, entrée, side dish and dessert. The winners in each category will receive a special prize! This year we will have a grand prize winner for the dish that gets the most votes overall. The grand prize includes a gift certificate for a one-hour massage.

Look for Health Ministry Team’s free blood pressure screenings; have your blood pressure taken and get a take away gift!

For free downloadable cookbooks (including kid friendly recipes) please visit: http://www.heartfoundation.org.nz/healthy-living/healthy-eating/free-healthy-food-cookbooks