to Learn More about TPC?
Get more information about TPC and how you can become a member.
latest issue of the Parish Press, the TPC newsletter.
Find out how you can make gifts to
Tustin Presbyterian Church online without having to write checks.
of the TPC family at recent worship services, educational events,
and fellowship activities.
Listen to recent worship services at
TPC. Recordings on compact disks are also available on
We now have a
suggestion box to gather feedback and suggestions from the
congregation. Find out where the box will be located so you
can submit your suggestion.
Look for information on recent actions
by the church session.
Youth Programs at TPC
See the many ways the youth are
involved in study, fellowship, and service at TPC.
TPC has an excellent music ministry
including our adult Chancel Choir that sings at worship services and
other special concerts.
Listen to some recent presentations by our Chancel Choir and
consider becoming a part of this dedicated group.
Got College Kids?
If so, we would
like to reach out to them, but we need your help!
As you know, phone numbers, mail box numbers, and email addresses
change so quickly in college. In order for us to keep up with your
student, send your student’s name, email address, cell number, Facebook listing, or any other way to contact your student to email@example.com.
Read about the TPC labyrinth and
how it can be a part of the spiritual lives of the members of the
TPC is a host congregation for Family
Promise in Orange County, a program that seeks to minister to
homeless families and place them in homes of their own. Find
out more about this program in our community.
Stewardship Quote for the
month and get other information about how to be better stewards of the
blessings that God has given us.
Please consider a contribution in 2017
to offset the cost of the per capita payment that is made each year
to support the expenses of the Presbytery of Los Ranchos, the Synod
of Southern California and Hawaii, and the General Assembly of the PC(USA).
Watch for the latest
as we seek to further the work of energy stewardship and
Wanted: Sound Crew Volunteers
Please contact the church office if
you are interested in becoming one of our sound crew volunteers.
Training will be provided.
TPC Ushers Needed
There is a
need for a few good people to volunteer as ushers.
Find out how you can contribute to the
Chancel Choir Music Fund when you make your normal purchases at a
wide variety of stores and restaurants.
If you drive and have some free
time, we need your help. Find out how you can help those who
aren't able to drive themselves.
Fellowship Committee Wants Help
Committee has been busy planning a variety of activities and events
to help the members of the congregation get to know one another
better, but they need some more help. Find out how you can get
involved. Watch a
video of the End of Summer Picnic to see just one of the
activities in which you can be involved.
We are looking for volunteers to serve
as water bearers during our Sunday morning worship services as we
are reminded of the importance of our baptisms.
to Be a Greeter
volunteering to be a greeter before our worship services. Find
out more about this simple but important way that you can serve our
Co-workers Supported by TPC
the mission co-worker families currently being supported by Tustin
Presbyterian Church and keep them in your prayers as they continue
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Find out how
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is assisting in meeting the needs
of those affected by the recent typhoon in the Philippines and
other natural disasters and what you can do to help.
Contributions to the Deacons' Fund are
welcome at any time, but are traditionally a part of our communion
service on the first Sunday of each month.
The new TPC photo directory has
finally been completed. Those who had their pictures taken for
the directory can pick up their copy at the Fellowship and Outreach
Table after the Sunday morning worship services.
Endowment Fund News
The Endowment Fund Committee was
recently reorganized. Find out who is serving on this
committee and how you can include the TPC Endowment Fund in your
ministry was started at Tustin Presbyterian Church in 2013, thanks
primarily to the efforts of Rachel Christopher. Read about
this exciting new ministry at TPC and the ways it has already been
involved in the life of our congregation and the community.
Scout Troop 33
For over 50 years, Tustin Presbyterian
Church has been the sponsor and home of Boy Scout Troop 33.
Find out more about this organization at the
Troop 33 website.
Some of our members have asked recently whether the Boy Scouts in
the troop we sponsor, Troop 33, do flag retirements. The answer is
that they do. If you have a flag in need of retirement, all you
need to do is bring it to the church office. We will pass it along
to the Scouts, and they will take it from there.
TTPC Shares TPC Facilities
Tustin Taiwanese Presbyterian Church
shares the facilities on the TPC campus.
Find out more about recent changes for this congregation.
See what's on the calendar at TPC for the next two weeks.
Please join us in praying for these people who have special needs at
Communion is an important part of the
worship life of Tustin Presbyterian Church. Check the schedule
to see when communion will be celebrated during 2017.
There are several small groups at TPC
that meet for study, support, and fellowship. There is a Bible
study group for men and women that meets on the second Tuesday of
each month (next meeting on June 13), a Bible study
group for women that meets on the third Monday of each month (next
meeting on September 18), and a small group for women that
meets on the first Thursday of each month (next meeting currently
scheduled on June 1).
A lunch group for women meets on a regular basis at restaurants in
Old Town Tustin (next meeting date and place to be announced). There
are also covenant groups for men that meet on Wednesday and
There will be a Quilt Show at Soka
University on Saturday, June 3. If you are a quilter or
a quilt lover and are interested in carpooling to this event, please
let us know.
Gourmet Book Club
The next meeting of the TPC Gourmet
Book Club will be held on June 3. Get information about
the location of the meeting and the book that will be discussed.
The Pentecost Offering is the newest
of the four special offerings of the PC(USA). It will be
received on Pentecost Sunday, June 4, with the proceeds
designated to benefit children, youth, and young adults. More
details on this offering are available through the link above and
from the inserts that will be in the worship bulletins in the weeks
leading up to Pentecost Sunday.
TPC will again be participating in the
Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cook-off on Sunday, June 4.
We need volunteers to help cook the chili and to staff the TPC booth
during the Fair. Find out how you can help. Be sure to
parking and street closures around the church on the day of the
Aid Collection Table
Would you like to
help fight homelessness but are unable to participate in the
overnight church hosting. Find out how you can help by
donating hygiene-related products on the second Sunday of each
month. The next donations will be received on June 11.
Everyone is invited to a concert by
the Chancel Choir of Tustin Presbyterian Church on Sunday,
June 11. The concert is titled "The French Connection" and
will feature Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré and his
We are looking for
those who enjoy playing bridge with friends. Find out more
about this new group. The next bridge date is Thursday,
Vacation time is almost here, and that
means that Summer Splash, our midweek program for youth, is coming.
The first event will be on Wednesday, June 21. Find out
more about this program of fellowship and Bible study.
The next collection of
non-perishable food items is on Sunday, June 25, and will
benefit the food pantry at First Presbyterian Church of Santa Ana.
It's graduation time in the schools
and colleges, and we want to recognize the achievements of the
students in the TPC family. Please let us know if you or a
loved one is graduating from Middle School, High School, College,
University, or Trade School.
of the Masters
We have a
limited number of tickets for a performance of the Pageant of the
Masters on July 25. Get information about the tickets
and about the theme of the Pageant this year.
First Thursday Fellowship Event
Thursday, our program for senior members of the congregation, is
taking a break for the summer. The next meeting will be on
September 7. Watch for more information later in the
summer, and please plan to join
All men are
encouraged to mark their calendars now for the 2017 Men's Retreat
which will be held on Saturday, September 9, and Sunday morning,
September 10, at the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center.
Our leader will be Dr. Frederick Dale Bruner. Get more details
Youth Group News
latest news about the youth at TPC and the events that are planned
in the coming weeks.
Find out about
interfaith events coming up in the Orange County area.
At a closing celebration on April 25,
the hardworking volunteers for the REMIX midweek program for
children and youth were honored. REMIX is now on vacation for the summer. Watch for
an announcement about the REMIX schedule in the fall. More
details about the REMIX program and a registration form will be available
blessed with a new banner in the Sanctuary on Easter Sunday.
The banner was created by Helen Boggs. See a larger picture of
the banner and read about the meaning of the symbols on it.
interested in participating in a new Prayer Shawl Ministry is
invited to contact one of our deacons or call the church office.
More information about this new ministry is available at the above
News from the Deacons
See who the
TPC Deacons are and how they carry out their ministry of compassion
and join us in thanking them for all that they do.
See some pictures from the recent
Deacon Sunday when the
work of the deacons was highlighted.
If you need transportation to go to appointments or
church events on an occasional basis, please contact the church
office at (714)544-7070. We have volunteers ready to help.
See how our kids
are extending a welcome to our visitors and how you can join them.
Volunteer at Helen Estock School
The new year is
coming at Helen Estock School.
needed to help in classrooms and to mentor individual students
during the 2016/2017 school year.
Please let us know if you are interested in helping.
Semilla Learning Center
For several years
TPC has supported the La Semilla Learning Center in Santa Ana.
This thriving program is in need of more
volunteers for the 2016/2017 school year. Find out how you can help.