Advent Calendars are available! We have fifty copies of the
Advent Calendar form the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. Each day
there is a scripture reading, a short written piece, and a prayer.
The scriptures and writings lead us through the entire salvation
history beginning with Genesis. This is a wonderful way for us as
individuals or families to pray our way through Advent.|
Advent Midweek Worshop and Study - We will meet for an evening
prayer format beginning at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, December 4th and 11th,
followed by an Advent Study from 7:30-8:30 PM. The study is Illuminating Advent
and centers around the four themes of Advent: Hope, Peace, Joy
and Love. If you would like a copy of the study, please let
Kathie in the office know.|
|* Blue Christmas Worship Service on December 18th at 7:00 PM - |
some of us, Christmas is a difficult time bringing up feelings of
loneliness and sad events of the past. This service is one of
comfort and hope, focusing on the compassion of Jesus for those who
mourn and those who are alone.
Once again, the Presbyterian Women will be sponsoring the Gifting
Tree. If you would like to support them in providing gifts for
those in need this Christmas, please take a gift tag following our
Worship Service. Please consider giving what may be the only gift
that a needy child may receive this Christmas. Thank you!
Deadline for bringing in gifts is Sunday, December 15th.|
The Presbyterian Women Cookie Walk will be held on Saturday,
December 14th from 9:00 AM until cookies are sold out! Please
come EARLY as cookies go quickly! Please support the P.W.|
12/05/13 The Presbyterian Women Christmas gathering will be at 3:00 PM
at the Calico Rose Cafe , Route 23 in Hamburg. We would like to
have you join us for good food, tea, and a good time. The
restaurant will be closed to outsiders so it will be our private party.
For reservations and information call Eleanor Carlin at (973)
222-2303 or Diane Mitchell at (973) 697-1423.|
| Join in adult
conversation with Pastor Nancy, immediately following the worship service on Sundays. This is
an opportunity to "talk back" about the sermon. Get your coffee
and cookies and join Pastor Nancy in the Hocking Lounge. |
| If you have any questions about your church financial statements,
please call Jane Krueger at (973) 209-8420 or e-mail: email@example.com|
| If you have ordered a copy of the Presbyterian Today Magazine, they are in and ready to be picked up in the church office.|
| The updated Church directories are availabe. If you would
like one, please pick one up on the table in the West Chancel.|
| Would you like to receive a weekly e-mail update from Pastor
Nancy? This would include some brief news of the life of the
church, thoughts on scripture and prayers for the week. Pastor
Nancy would like to begin this in September. If you are
interested, please contact Kathie Drew in the office with your e-mail
|The Finance and Personnel Committee have placed materials in West
Chancel regarding ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING, the Presbytery Assistance
program that provides much needed relief to areas affected by such
disasters as Hurricanes Katrina & Sandy. In many instances,
the PDA continues to provide assistance long after all other relief
efforts have discontinued doing so. This is a much needed and
important outreach ministry helping many who otherwise would not
receive help long after others have abandoned them.|
an envelope and/or fish box home with you and prayerfully reflect on
your stewardship to support this mission. The F&PC will be
taking collections for this program all year long, and we thank you for
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| Ministries and Opportunities
to serve: Bread of Life Saturday lunch - See Lynn Hayn.
Donate to food
Become a lay reader.
Host (provide refreshments) at
Fellowship time after 10:30 AM church service.
your need support and a helping hand with an elderly loved one that you
are caring for at home? A new respite program called "In Good
Company" is now being offered in Sussex County.
Quality supervised activities while you, the care giver, can
shop, go to a doctor's appointment, attend church or receive guidance
from the program social worker. In Good Company is located at
Sussex County Homestead Complex and the hours vary by day.
Please call (973) 948-5400, ext. 3122 for more information.
Seniors: If you are age 60+, a Sussex County resident, and
your total annual income does not exceed $19,240 for singles or $25,900
for couples, you are eligible to receive vouchers worth $20 that can be
spent at NJ Fresh Farm Stands. Proxies may be assigned for
the homebound. Contact Sussex County Division of Senior
Services at (973) 579-0555.
WANTED MUSICIANS! Looking for guitar, keyboard, bass players
to practice Christian Contemporary music. See or call Mark
Westerfield, or contact the Church office.