CPC e-news for December 21, 2018

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Church Calendar for December 21 – 29, 2018
12/23
10:30 am Worship; 4th Sunday of Advent; Baptism
12/24
7:00 pm Prelude Music
7:30 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
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12/25
Church Office Closed
12/26
6:30 pm Grief Share
Dates for your planning calendar:
Millikin University Choir Concert – January 6
Family Spring Retreat at Pyoca – April 26 – 28)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

For security reasons, several of the church building doors will lock at 10:45 on Sunday mornings.  The main doors (on 7th Street) will remain open.  A greeter will be there to welcome late-comers to our sanctuary for worship.

All are invited to the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. Pre-service music begins at 7:00 pm with the worship service beginning at 7:30. The traditional wassail fellowship will follow. Childcare will be provided.

The Worship Commission needs cookie donations for Christmas Eve. Please share some of your goodies.

The nationally recognized Millikin University Choir will be in concert in the CPC Sanctuary on Sunday, January 6 at 3:00 pm. A free will offering will be received.

The December HEMEFund newsletter is available. Learn the very latest and how you can help in 2019. Also, read how William Seo is doing in Seminary! Link: http://www.hemefund.org/HFnewsDec18

 Your help needed for the Homeless Count. The annual Terre Haute homeless count is Wed., Jan. 23 from 11am – 2pm. This is extremely important to ensure federal and state funding to our region. We are seeking volunteers to help 10:15-12:15pm and/or 12:15-end; Gilbert Park Shelter (across from former Lighthouse Mission at Wabash & 14th). We are also in need of donations of coats, blankets, heavy socks, stocking caps, warm gloves, or cash to purchase such items. Items can be dropped off starting in January at designated table in Fellowship Hall through Sunday prior. Volunteer sign up will also be on table. See Susan Hoffman for more information (shoffman13@yahoo.com; 812-232-4645).

ANNUAL REPORTS are due Friday, January 4

 

Assisting for December 23:
Greeters: Spencer family
Liturgist: Alan Harder
Children’s Moment:
Ushers: Max Payne, Brenda & Lance Weatherwax, Kyle & Valeri Kershaw
Hosts: Agnes Moles, Barb Goltry
Session Opening: Valeri Kershaw, Kevin Christ
Bus Assistant: Leanne Holder
Offering Counting: Scott, Barb

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to:
Matthew Ford, Samuel Ford 12/22; Katlyn Powers 12/23; David Giltner, Annie Templeton 12/25

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