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October 3, 2019


This Sunday we will be observing the Lord's Supper. You can help by preparing your hearts and connecting any visitors with an elder before the service. On Sunday evening, we're going to devote our prayer time to joining with Reformed Presbyterians around the world in praying for Gospel ministers. You can see the flyer with prayer requests here.

This Sunday Life Chain, an annual, silent protest against abortion. We will be meeting a little before 2:30pm in the Home Depot parking lot (on Sagamore in Lafayette) and will finish at 3:30. Please consider being involved!

IronMen, a men's ministry group,  will kick off this Saturday at 7:30am at RPC of Lafayette.  Please bring a breakfast item to share for the study & fellowship breakfast.  See Bart S. if you have any questions or need more information.  

Fall Ministry Project is October 11-13 for high school students.  Visit to register or for more information.  TOMORROW October 4th is the last day to register before the late fee.  

Michele D. is putting together a care package for Christina R.  if you have any ideas or would like to help, please let her know. 

Small groups are rolling! Wednesdays, we're meeting at the Helds, at the church (kids' program available), at the Larsons. Please consider yourself warmly invited!

This year's Women's Retreat is rapidly approaching! November 1-2, 2019 at the Elkhart Reformed Presbyterian Church. The speaker will be Dr. Whitney Gamble, who will be speaking on "The Singular Passion of the Reformers." You can register online at by October 30th, 2019.
NOTE:  Due to other large events in the area on the same weekend as the retreat, hotels are filling up quickly.  For those hoping to utilize hotel lodging we would encourage you to make your reservations soon.

Please see the website for further information regarding schedule, menu, lodging options, etc. Please feel free to e-mail us with any additional questions or concerns at

For your planning, next summer will see the RP International Conference. You can read some details (including a date change!) in this flyer.

Our Fall Quarter teachers are:

3-4: David & Anna A.
5-7: Ellie F.
8-10: Heather B.
Jr High: Ben & Anna L.
High School: Sergei S. & Nate P.
Nursery: Beka P.

Preparing for worship  

Scripture readings
1 Cor 1:31; Deut 5:6-21; Ps 50 

God Is Not Like You

Psalm selections 
50A, 50C, 50B, 116A, 99A stz 1-3, 99A stz 4


Nursery a.m.– Karen C., Kait B. 

Nursery p.m.–Beka P., Grace P. 

Precentor– Sam C. 

Usher– Josh B. 

Last Week's Sermon
Love Never Ends


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., Jason M. 
  • Search for a church building
  • Deacon Election

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) (8/19)

Anna Allgaier (Students for Life) (3/18)

Christina Riepe (Wycliffe) (8/19)

Bill & Holly Sebald (Liberia) (2/18)

Ryan Somerville's consideration of "The Communion of the Saints" is a helpful companion to what God has been teaching us in 1 Corinthians.

Upcoming Events 

You can access IRPC's google calendar here

10/4 CORPS Friday Fellowship

10/5 IronMen Breakfast

10/6 Communion

10/9 Youth Group 

Small Group

Ladies’  A.M. Bible Study

10/10 Church Info Study @Soldati’s

10/11 CYPU Ministry Project

10/13 IVH Ministry

10/16 Youth Group 

Small Group

Ladies’  A.M. Bible Study

10/17 Church Info Study @Soldati’s

10/18 Cornerstones

10/19 Fall Workday

10/20 Fellowship Lunch

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