CPC e-news for December 12, 2015

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM – “Emmanuel – God With Us” will be presented by the children, youth, and adult choir tomorrow morning during worship.

The Farrington Grove Chorale will present Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 4:00 pm at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. This is free and open to the public. A reception will follow. Childcare is provided.

JESUS’ LOVE IS BUBBLIN’ OVER!  Sunday School classes meet each week at 9:30 am. Preschool – room 108;  K-2nd grade elementary – room 202; 3rd – 5th grades elementary – room 103; Middle School Confirmation Class – room 200; High School/Intergenerational Current Event Discussion – FH classroom C; Exploring the Book of Confessions – FH Classroom B; Christian Parenting – FH Classroom A. Sunday School classes will not meet on December 27.

The Sunday School offering for milk at 14th and Chestnut continues.  Please give generously!

Audio recordings of sermons now available:
Did you miss a sermon?  Oh no!  But fret not, all is not lost; audio recordings of Lant’s and Scott’s sermons are now available on the church website, www.thcpc.org.    All of the August sermons have been successfully added.  There are also some (but not all) of the sermons from earlier in 2014 and 2015.   To find them, either go to this link: https://www.thcpc.org/sermons/  or, from the church homepage, select “About Us” and then “Sermons” to see the list. (Sometimes you may need to click on “Browse Series” once you are on the “Sermons” page to see the most recent addition.)  Sermon recordings should normally appear on the website the same afternoon they have been delivered.

Dates for your planning calendar:


December 13 – Christmas Program during worship
Sensory Friendly Concert
Farrington Grove Chorale

December 24 – Christmas Eve Service 7:00 pm

Church Calendar for December 12- 19, 2015
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

8:45 am Choir rehearsal/Program rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; 3rd Sunday of Advent
1:30 pm Sensory Friendly Christmas Concert
4:00 pm Farrington Grove Chorale Lessons and Carols at St. Stephen’s
5:00 pm 7th Cents Youth Group Christmas Party and Caroling at Meadows Manor

11:00 am Family Prayer Group and lunch

10:00 am Seekers and Searchers Women’s Bible Study
5:30 pm Finance Committee
5:30 pm Worship Commission
6:00 pm Mission Committee
6:15 pm Facilities Commission

11:15 am Church Staff meeting

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:
 Phil Farmer 12/12; Jim Moles 12/14; Ryan Grossman 12/15; Monica Hawkins 12/17

Reminders for Sunday, December 13
Liturgist: Alan Harder
Children’s Moment: N/A
Greeters: Warren & Mary Ann Clem
Ushers: Youth
Hosts: Chuck & Jean Shutt
Session Open & Close: 
Bus Assistant: Fred Rubey


Staff eMails:

Presbytery of Ohio Valley website: www.povpc.org
resbyterian Church (U.S.A.) website: www.pcusa.org

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