CPC e-news for December 18, 2015

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE – December 24
Musical Prelude by CPC members at 7:00 pm
Candlelight Worship at 7:30 pm

The Worship Commission needs cookies for the fellowship time on Christmas Eve.  Please share some of your special baked goods.

Annual Reports are due in to the office on January 4!

Check out the mission giving that can be done through the CPC Mission Committee.  Information is in fellowship hall.
Gently used winter coats, hats and gloves are being collected for the African students that do not have clothing for cold weather. Please bring items to the marked coat rack in fellowship hall.

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 24 – Christmas Eve Service Musical Prelude 7:00 pm; Worship 7:30 pm

Church Calendar for December 18- 31, 2015
For full church calendar, go to:  https://www.thcpc.org

12/20
8:45 am Choir rehearsal
9:30 am Sunday School for all ages
10:30 am Worship; 4th Sunday of Advent
11:30 am High Ground Rehearsal

12/21
11:00 am Family Prayer Group

12/23
11:15 am Church Staff meeting

12/24
7:00 pm Musical Prelude
7:30 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

12/25
Church Office Closed

12/27
10:30 am Worship

Thank you to both Jack Darke and Evie Templeton for reminding us of the reason of Christmas.

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:
Samuel Ford, Matthew Ford, Merri Kelley 12/22; Katlyn Powers 12/23; David Giltner 12/Reminders for Sunday, December 20
Liturgist: Joyce Cook
Children’s Moment: Steve Templeton
Greeters:
Ushers: Bill Cook, Susan Hoffman, Fred Simmons, Don Lowder
Hosts: Barbara Goltry, Agnes Moles
Session Open & Close: Scott Racop
Bus Assistant: Bill Green

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, December 20, 2015, the Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year C)
First Reading Micah 5:2-5a
Canticle Luke 1:46b-55
Psalm Psalm 80:1-7
Second Reading Hebrews 10:5-10
Gospel Luke 1:39-45 (46-55)

Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Sunday, December 27, 2015, the First Sunday after Christmas (Year C)

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

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