CPC e-news for November 26, 2014
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
Church Calendar for November 26-December 6, 2014
For full church calendar, go to: https://www.thcpc.org
12:30 am Personnel Committee
Church Office Closed; Happy Thanksgiving!
8:45 am Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:00 am Children’s Music Rehearsal
10:30 am Worship; 1st Sunday in Advent
11:30 am High Ground Rehearsal
11:40 am Children’s Christmas Program Rehearsal – ALL children
11:00 am Family Prayer Group
1:00 pm Presbytery of Ohio Valley Assembly in Mitchell
5:30 pm Hanging of the Greens
11:15 am Church Staff Meeting
5:30 pm Deacons Meet
7:00 pm Women’s Book Club
5:30 pm Parents’ Night Out
11:00 am Cantata Dress Rehearsal
HANGING OF THE GREENS – Tuesday, December 2 Join the annual church decorating for the holidays. Pizza supper will be at 5:30, Decorating from 6:00 – 7:00 followed by a short dedication service.
CHRISTMAS GIVING – The Mission Committee wants to build the tallest tree ever seen in the fellowship hall. Help us by bringing large cans of tuna,chicken (12 oz.) or jars of peanut butter (28 oz.). You may also help by taking a tag from a tree that will have a clothing item needed for an older child. Please return the item and tag, unwrapped, by December 14 and place it in one of the tubs by the tree. Tags for a sewing machine to support the HEME Fund will also be on the tree. A sewing machine is $60.00. The food items are going to the 14th and Chestnut food pantry and clothing items are going to their clothes closet. Donations will be accepted, cash and checks. Please make checks to HEME Fund or 14th and Chestnut.
Children’s Christmas Program – Rehearsal this Sunday is immediately following worship in the Sanctuary. ALL children that will be in the program (preschool and older) should attend.
The Mission Committee asks for special donations of diapers and baby wipes this month. Items may be brought any Sunday and placed in the grocery cart.
Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108; Elementary – room 202; Middle School and High School – room 201; Adults and Young Adults: Coffee and Conversation – FH classroom A; Christian Studies – FH classroom B; Christian Parenting – FH Classroom C.
The Sunday School offering is money for milk at 14th and Chestnut. Bring your coins for a little fun while giving this year!
Continue to bring the plastic caps and lids. They will be given to Art Totality for a second bench.
A new church directory has been published. You may pick up your copy in fellowship hall.
The Women’s Book Club will meet on December 4 at 6:00 pm at the Country Club for supper and book discussion. Eunice Pate will lead the discussion of Blue Christmas by M. K. Andrews.
Dates for your planning calendar:
December 2 – Hanging of the Greens
December 7 – Christmas Cantata Holy Night of Miracles
December 14 – Children’s Christmas Program “Everyone’s Going to Love It”
The 2014 GUIDE TO HOLIDAY EVENTS & ACTIVITIES IN THE TERRE HAUTE AREA is here! Click on the link to see the full post: http://nateandrachael.com/…/2014-holiday-and-christmas-eve…/ In our guide, you’ll find over 40 events and activities for families in the Wabash Valley area including info about the Terre Haute ice skating rink, holiday parades, Christmas concerts and shows, tree-lighting ceremonies, a holiday laser show, and SO MUCH MORE.
KOINONIA PRAYER LIST: In an effort to keep the prayer needs of our family and friends off of the website, you will be receiving a separate email with the Koinonia Prayer List. The same distribution list is used for both mailings, so if you unsubscribe to one, you have for both.
Happy Birthday to:
YaeEun Kim 11/27; Agnes Moles, Eileen Whalen 11/28; Keith Hawkins 11/29; Emmanuel Aouad 11/30; Sara Stoffers 12/1; Donna Wilson 12/4; Chuck Shutt 12/6
Reminders for Sunday, November 30
Liturgist: Jim Moles
Children’s Moment: Erin Pugh
Greeters: Jon & Kirsten Ford
Ushers: Jon & Kirsten Ford, Todd & Beth Whitaker, Brad & Susan Bough
Hosts: Renee Newton
Session Open & Close: Robert McLaughlin, Joe Harder
Bus Assistant: Bill Green
Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, November 30, 2014,
the First Sunday of Advent (Year B)
- First Reading Isaiah 64:1-9
- Psalm Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
- Second Reading 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
- Gospel Mark 13:24-37
- Pastor – Lant Davis: Lant@thcpc.org
- Christian Educator – Cheryl Moles: Cheryl@thcpc.org
- Church/Financial Secretary – Sarah Kelsheimer: Sarah@thcpc.org
- Youth Director – Tiffany Grossman: email@example.com; (Oct 18 – Jan 1 Erin Pugh firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Music Director – Mark Carlisle: email@example.com
- Organist – Jonathan Rudy: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Facility information/concerns – email@example.com
Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org