Twenty-Fourth Sunday After Pentecost-Presbyterian Women Thank Offering Sunday-November 19, 2017

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Genesis 3:8-24; Psalm 138; Colossians 2:6-10, Revelations 22:1-5; John 17:20-26

Message:  "Leaves of Healing" Rhodell Magnone

PowerPoint Presentation:  Susan Black, Vice Moderator of PW

Announcements

  • Due to the Christmas Holiday we are combining the December 2017/January 2018 Newsletter.  The deadline to submit information for the December 2017/January 2018 newsletter is today, November 19.   The December 2017/January 2018 newsletter will be passed out on Sunday, November 26.

  • CLICK will meet today, November 19 from 4 pm-5:30 pm.

  • Any information needed to be included in Christ the King Sunday, November 29 bulletin, please turn it into the office no later than 9:30 am this Tuesday, November 21.

  • The Church Offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thanksgiving Day, November 23 and also on Friday, November 24.

  • Bible Study:   Monday, November 27, and Wednesday, November 29,    10 am at MOCO House.

  • Young Adult Bible Study will meet on Monday, November 27, 6:30 pm at MOCO House.

  • Holy Communion will be celebrated the First Sunday of Advent, December 3.

  • A Congregational Meeting will be held Sunday, December 3, immediately following worship.  The purpose of this meeting is to elect officers for 2018.  The slate of officers for a (3 year term) is: Elders: Velvet Henry and Jim Schiffauer.  Deacons:  Dorothy Hawkins and Nancy Roberts.  Nominating Committee for 2018:  Roberta Gibson, Tina Leslie, Brad McKim, and Mickie Snyder.  Auditor:  Phyllis Penwell. 

  • The following items are needed: Peanut Butter and Jelly, and/or any other non-perishable items are welcomed.  Monetary donations are also accepted; please make checks payable to Project HOPE Food Bank, and give to our Representative:  Ruth Ann Herman.

  • Nathan Parrott, our new accompanist, is looking for singers, instrumentalists, and others who could help enhance the musical elements of our service.  We are looking for soloists or others who might like to sing in a group, especially as we near Advent and Christmas.  If you are interested, please let Nathan Parrott or Pastor Nathan know.  And if there are others in the community who are interested, please invite them to participate as well!  

  • CHRISTMAS FOR HOPEThis year our Church Family will be giving Christmas joy to two families within our community.  Ruth Ann Herman will be taking care of the purchasing of the needed gifts.  Please consider donating soon so she will have time to shop.  All donations must be in by December 3 and the gifts will be given out on December 8.  ALSO, our “Hat and Mitten“ tree is in place, please put your items on the tree before December 3, so they can be handed out with the other gifts.

  • Free Babysitting!  Don’t worry if you have not finished your shopping, we will help!   Bring the kids to the church Friday, December 8, 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and we will babysit.  A light supper will be provided.

  • You are invited to share Christmas Joy-feedMysheep Ministries is inviting volunteers to come help with their Christmas Give-Away.  On December 13 volunteers are needed at 10 a.m. to sort and arrange gifts for the Christmas Give-Away.  On Saturday, December 16 from noon until 4 p.m. volunteers are needed to give away presents and toys to the feedMysheep clients and families.  Rides will be provided for anyone interested in helping.  Please consider spreading joy to those who often don’t see love at Christmas.  Please see any member of the Mission Committee if you are interested.

  • December 17–Cookie Sunday. Please bring a tray or 2 of cookies during the Sunday School hours and drop them off downstairs.  Then after church you can box up the cookies and either take them home to a loved one or send them to be delivered to our shut-ins.

  • F.D. Campbell Library News

    *Tech Time--Mondays, 12 pm or by appt.

    *Adult Coloring--Every Friday, 1 pm

    *Library Board Meeting--Monday, November 27, 5 pm,

    MOCO House

  • Perler Bead Party-Join us for a Perler Bead Party on Saturday, November 25, 2 pm.  Kids bored over the holiday weekend?  Dad watching the kids while Mom shops?  Come and make some cool creations with our thousands of Perler beads.

  • Book Club: Tuesday, November 28, 5:30 pm at MOCO House.  This month’s Title is:  “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman.  Call 724-667-7939 to reserve your copy.

  • The Library WILL CLOSE at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 22.

  • The Library WILL BE CLOSED on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23.