Join the Dinner D'8 group on Thursday, August 30 to have dinner at Newell House in Carbondale. We will meet there at 6:00pm. The address is 201 E Main St. If you would like to car pool, let Susan G know. There is a sign up sheet in the Narthex.


August 19 - WORSHIP

Leading Worship: Chris Williams

Liturgist: Sandra Burke

Music Director: Sandra Burke

Organist: Susan Wells

Ushers: Ron Gajewski Mike Huntman

Sound Tech: Sue Tomlin

Sunday School: Bob Tomlin     growing Bonsai





Worship: August 26

Leading Worship - Sandra Burke

Liturgist - Marcia Ellison

Music Director - Sandra Burke

Organist - Susan Wells

Ushers - Judy Myers Mike Richardson

Sound Tech - Sue Tomlin

Sunday School - Pat Burke & Jefferson

spiritual formation


Summer Sunday School



Hope you have been enjoying our Summer Sunday School Classes that have covered a wide variety of interesting topics.

Join us this Sunday, August 12, at 9:00 for a presentation by Deanne Mowrer about the Grassroots Art Center in Lucas, Kansas. On August 19, we will learn about Bonsai trees from Bob Tomlin.


Book Discussion

The Book Discussion group finished Reframing Hope at the August 6 meeting. Everyone is invited to join the next book discussion beginning Sunday, September 9 at 9:00 AM. Our next book is The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu.


1st Presbyterian Church of Mt. Vernon

WORSHIP SERVICE - Sunday, June 17

Leading Worship - Jeff Stewart

Liturgist - Susan Gajewski

Organist - Susan Wells

Music Director: Sandra Burke

Ushers: Sarah Lou Bicknell, Dave Stephens, Bob Windhorst

Sound Tech: Sue Tomlin

Sunday School:  Sue Tomlin & Betty Stelmazewski Tastes of Cuba



WORSHIP SERVICE - Sunday, May 24

Leading Worship - Ed Langen

Liturgist - Pat Burke

Organist - Susan Wells

Music Director - Sandra Burke

Sound Tech - Betty Stelmazewski

Ushers - Judy Myers, Ron Gajewski, Mike Huntman,

Sunday School - Ferrel Wiman - Motorcycle Adventures

Mission Team



There will be a Mission Meal on August 26 to benefit Angels on Assignment. The Mission Team will be serving Tom's famous pulled pork BBQ with coleslaw, baked beans, and dessert. Please stay for lunch after worship and donate to a very worthy charity while enjoying delicious food! We have invited United Methodist and Prince of Peace churches to join us in this fund raiser for Angels on Assignment.






Presbyterian Women





The annual Presbyterian Women’s Rummage Sale will be Friday, October 12, 2015 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 13 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Rummage items can be brought to the West Hall PW Room at any time this summer. No computers, No mattresses, or, pillows (unless clean and slightly used) can be accepted. We will beevery Wednesday at 1:00pm.. Please come help if you can.