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Fellowship Committee Wants Your Help



The Fellowship Committee needs people who would be willing to be Worship Service Greeters and Cookie Bakers.  Also, if you have ideas for events that you would like to see happen here at TPC, drop by the Fellowship Table in the patio after the Sunday morning worship services to share your ideas, or you can email Barbara Murphy.




First Thursday Fellowship Opportunity



A special invitation is extended to those who are "older and wiser" among us to meet at noon on the first Thursday of each month in the Fellowship Hall for lunch and conversation.  Lunch will be provided by TPC. The cost is only $5 per person.


First Thursday will take a break in January.  The next First Thursday meeting will be on Thursday, February 1, at noon.  Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday are both on February 14 this year.  Come enjoy a delicious lunch on February 1, share some Valentine stories and talk about Ash Wednesday, which begins our journey to Easter Sunday on April 1.  Please call the church office at (714)544-7070 by Tuesday, January 30, to let us know that you will be coming.  If you need transportation, please let the church office know, and arrangements will be made so that you can attend.   We look forward to seeing you there!



Small Groups


At Tustin Presbyterian Church, there are opportunities for men and women to participate in small groups that meet on a regular basis.  Groups currently meet as follows:


For women:

Lunch Group:

Meets at various restaurants in Old Town Tustin (Watch for an announcement about the date and location for the next lunch.) 


For men:

Covenant groups:

Wednesdays, 7:00 a.m. at Spires on Newport Avenue

Fridays,  7:00 a.m. at The Lost Bean on Newport Avenue


For women and men:

Bible Study Class:

Second Tuesday of the month, 10:00 a.m., in the Fireside Lounge (The next meeting is on February 11.)  The group is led by the Rev. Dr. Kass Kassouni and uses the Horizons Bible study titled Cloud of Witnesses — the Community of Christ in Hebrews.  The study guides are available for $10 in the church office.



TPC Mountaineers




On Saturday, January 13, the TPC Mountaineers will hike the Cold Springs Canyon Loop Trail in Caspers Wilderness Park.  We will meet in the church parking lot at 8:00 a.m. to carpool. We should return to the church around 1:00 p.m. Details of the hike are available at the Fellowship Table in the patio. As with most trails, the ground will be uneven in places. Hikers should wear sturdy shoes, hats and sunscreen and bring water bottles and trail snacks.  Hikers should also bring a lunch.  We will plan to eat after the hike, before returning to the church. If you plan to join us, please sign up for the hike at the Fellowship Table in the patio after church so we know who to expect. We don’t want to leave anybody behind.  Everyone is welcome! If you have questions about this hike, please contact Sue Currie or call the church office at (714)544-7070.


We invite you to watch a short video from a recent hike.



The following are pictures from a past TPC Mountaineers outing

 to the Bear Canyon Trail in the Cleveland National Forest.







TPC Bridge Group


A group meets in the Fireside Lounge to play bridge on the third Thursday of every month at 10:00 a.m.  If you enjoy playing bridge, or if you would like to get more information, please contact Dorothy Moulton, or you can call the church office at (714)544‑7070.  The next bridge date is January 18.




Join the TPC Gourmet Book Club!


The next meeting of the TPC Gourmet Book Club will be held on Saturday, January 27, at 11:00 a.m. at Norma Patton’s house.  Please bring a dish to share.  We will be celebrating the beginning of our fifth year of the book group.  Our book selection is Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. Contact Debbie Sandford or call the church office at (714)544-7070 for additional information.



New Church Directories Available


A new revision to the TPC directory is now available.  You can get a copy in the church office.   If your address, telephone number, or e-mail address changes from those in the directory, please be sure to contact the church office by telephone at (714)544-7070 or by email at so that we can correct the information in the church database and ensure that the updated information is included in the next directory revision.


Electronic Communication


We are always trying to find new ways to communicate with all our TPC members.  In trying to be“green” and help our environment, we will be offering an alternate way of sending out the Parish Press. If we have your email address in our database, you will be invited to receive the Parish Press "on-line." If you have not received an e-mail from us, please contact the church office or send an e-mail to We would be happy to add you to our database so that you will be notified when the most current issue of the Parish Press is available. Of course, those without e-mail will continue to get the Parish Press the good old-fashioned way! And even those with e-mail can opt to continue receiving a paper mailing. All of this is to help us reduce the amount of paper in our lives!






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