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Announcements 

Cornerstones will be meeting tonight at IRPC at 7:30pm (note change of location). Karen Carr will be speaking about the love loop.
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Coronavirus: Please read this letter from the elders.
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This Saturday:
From our friends Bonnie & James Hill in the RPC of Lafayette, who are raising money toward their adoption.
Pancake Brunch Fundraiser
Saturday, March 14th from 9am to 1pm
1723 S 9th Street
Come hungry and ready to eat. Donations accepted and all are welcome!

Adoption T-shirt fundraiser
Now through Friday, March 13th at sojournertradingco.bigcartel.com.
Place an order for an adoption-inspired t-shirt "Superman was adopted." James and Bonnie can deliver your t-shirt at church once they're printed (early April). Save money by entering the discount code LOCAL and hitting the + sign at checkout so you don't pay shipping.
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Also this Saturday: the Gardners will be unpacking the moving truck sometime in the afternoon. Stay tuned to your email and we'll let you know a firm time as soon as we can.
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The next seminary-level class at 2nd RPC in Indy will be a Biblical Theology class taught by Dr. Andrew Gilhooley. You can see more information here.
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Youth Group Laser Tag
When: Friday, March 20th
Time: 6:30-8:30/9
Meet at: MegaBlast Inc Laser Tag at Lafayette Market Place off Sagamore
Cost: $10/person
Pizza will be provided. And, of course, feel free to invite friends along! Please let Blackwoods know ASAP if you plan on coming and give your money to them. 
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Some of the ladies who are going to the women's conference are going to meet weekly to study the book the produced in preparation.  We wanted to invite other from the church to join us. We’ll work through "Steadfast" a bible study on James produced by the Gospel coalition to prepare for the women's conference.  https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/tgcw20/steadfast-bible-study/ Please let Michele know soon if you need a book. Cost is $16 plus tax and shipping.  (@ Daniels’ house, Thursday night at 7:30, starting March 19th [we will skip Cornerstones weeks])
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From the hospitality committee: Please considering volunteering to be ready to host visitors for Sunday lunch. We want to have at least one family each week who is prepared and excited to welcome visitors to worship in their homes for lunch. If you're interested, please speak with Sarah J.  
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From Beni Wilson (RPCL): Cross Cultural Ministry Workshop
This annual training is hosted by several international student ministries for Christian volunteers. It’s 9am-noon on March 28 at Faith West, the focus is on how to lead a Bible study, much of which will be applicable to studying the Bible with Americans too! In particular looking at the M28 Bible study method. If you’re considering reaching out more to internationals, or even studying the Bible with inmates, neighbors, etc., this training is a great place to start.
You can register online at: www.isipurdue.com/ccmw-workshop.html. Registration is free, although donations will be accepted on site. 
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Also for high schoolers; begin thinking about the ECHO trip this summer.
What: a two-week missions related service project
Who: all high schoolers
When: June 9-25
Where: Ft. Myers, FL
Why: learn about agricultural missions, serve the Lord
How Much: $425
Application Forms attached.
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Small groups--you're invited! Wednesdays, we're meeting at the Helds, at the church (kids' program available), and at the Larsons. A group meets every other week in Delphi (contact Paul R. or Sam C.) and David and Meghan H. host a group on Thursday evenings. Please consider yourself warmly invited!
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For your planning, next summer will see the RP International Conference. You can read some details (including a date change!) in this flyer.

Our Winter Quarter teachers are:

3-4: Avery B.  
5-7: Grace P., Luke P. 
8-10: David C. 
11-13: Eric & Jean B. 
High School: Andrew R., Jon H.  
Nursery: Kim H. 

Preparing for worship  

Scripture readings
2 Cor. 1:20; 2 Cor 1:15-2:4

Sermon 
Yes and Amen

Psalm selections 
121D, 143C, 29A, 26A, 105A, 89H

Serving

Nursery a.m.- Sarah J., Sydney J., Charlotte J.      

Nursery p.m.- Kim H., Mari D., Anna L. 

Precentor- Zachary B. 

Greeter- Bart S. 


Cleaning
Blackwood & Dillon


Praying together 

Please join together in bringing these things to the throne of grace:

  • Missions: Christina R., COM at Purdue
  • Health: Jennifer J., Keith M.,  Michele D., Liz B., Tom D., Vickie L., Charlotte J., Cariann S.
  • Expecting moms: Flo B., Andria M.   
  • Search for a church building
 

Missions Updates

Here are the latest news and newsletters from missionaries we support.

RP Global Missions 

International Justice Mission

Kent & Leila Schroeder (Wycliffe in Kenya) (12/19)

Christina Riepe (Wycliffe) (2/20)

Bill & Holly Sebald (Liberia) (11/19)

Alan & DeEtte Starr (2/20)


CEF (11/19)

 

Our friend Kyle Sims gives a great perspective on embracing our reformed roots in a way that's helpful for our neighbors.


Upcoming Events 

You can access IRPC's google calendar here

3/12 Cornerstones @IRPC 7:30pm

3/13 Social: Bowling Night

CORPS Spring Break Trip

3/15 No Fellowship Lunch

3/18 Youth Group 

Small Groups

Ladies’  A.M. Bible Study

3/20 Youth Group Laser Tag

3/22 Student Lunch: Held

IVH Ministry

3/25 Youth Group 

Small Groups

Ladies’  A.M. Bible Study

3/27 SonRise

3/29 CORPS Fireside Chat

4/1 Youth Group 

Small Groups

Ladies’  A.M. Bible Study

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