The Church Office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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This Week’s Bulletin
Posted the Friday before each upcoming Sunday

Mid-Week Bible Study
Each week we will take a close look at something that has been in the news, and through the lens of Scripture, discover what lessons we can take from it as Christ’s disciples.  We will begin with a look at the rescue and recovery response to hurricanes Harvey and Irma.  Come with stories you heard on the news about the many ways people have jumped in to help.

Both the noon and the 4:30 p.m. groups will meet in the classroom in the Fellowship Center.

 

THIS WEEK AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN


Sunday, November 26 2017
– 8:45 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Worship
Chapel 
– 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Sunday School
– 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Worship, Sanctuary 
– 6:30 p.m. Session Meeting
Monday, November 27, 2017
– 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. History Room Research Hours
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
-12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Knuckleheads Bible Study,  F101 
– 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Nominating Committee,  Room 102
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
– 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Mid-Week Bible Study, F101 
– 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Mid-Week Bible Study,  F101
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5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Church Night Supper – Dinner, Devotions and Chrismons (nursery available) 
– 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Handbells
– 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Choir Rehearsal

Thursday, November 30
– 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Oversight Committee Meeting,  Rooms 103 & 104 
Friday, December 1, 2017
 – 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Balance Class, Old Fellowship Hall 
Saturday, December 2, 2017
– 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Decorating the Church for Christmas


UPCOMING EVENTS


December – Mitten Tree – 
The 3-4 year old Preschool Sunday School Class invites you to donate to our Mitten Tree.  Help us help other children by donating.  Click here for more information. 
December 4, 2017 Stars & Promises at Barter Theatre.  Click here for more details.
December 9, 2017 Men’s Breakfast 9:00 a.m.  The Men of the Church would like to invite everyone to the Men’s Breakfast at 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Center for a special Christmas celebration.  All ladies are invited to meet with us for this special time together as we celebrate the Christmas season with great food and a Christmas program.  An invitation has also been extended to the men of Waverly Road.
December 10, 2017 10:00 a.m. Sunday School Space for Grace Our kids and youth will gather downstairs in the Old Fellowship Hall for “Space
for Grace.”  This is a time for music, story, and Bible activity.  We will sing new songs together led by some of our kids and adults then gather for a Bible story.  After that our classes will spit up with their teachers for a responsive activity and short closing song.
December 11, 2017 Evening Bible Study 6:30 p.m.  Meet in the Memorial Parlor of our Fellowship Center.  You are encouraged to arrive around 6:30 p.m. for fellowship, refreshments and the signing of cards.  Sharing joys and concerns will begin at 6:50 p.m.  Cheryl Patterson will lead our celebration of Christmas with the singing of carols based on Luke 2.  Be thinking about your favorite carol.  An open invitation is extended to all no matter where you may be in your faith journey.
December 13, 2017 PW Bible Study 10:45 a.m.  Meet in room 102 of the Fellowship
Center.  Bring a sandwich.  We will continue our study of Hebrews with Chapter 7.  Sue Redmon will be teaching the lesson.  All women are welcome.

December
13, 2017
 Church Night Supper Christmas Celebration 5:30 p.m.  This year, the Congregational Fellowship and Nurture Committee is planning to celebrate with specially decorated dining tables in the Fellowship Center.  The committee would like to invite the congregation to attend this special Christmas Celebration.  We also would like to invite individuals as well as families to sign up to decorate a table for the celebration.  Click here for more information and go to our reservations page to sign up to decorate a table.
December 17, 2017  Christmas Caroling at 3:00 p.m. followed by Church Circle Live Nativity from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.   Plan to come to Christmas caroling with us at 3:00 p.m. then stay for dinner and then come down to the live nativity.  We have been asked by First Baptist church to help fill some spots in the Nativity.
December 24, 2017 – Christmas Eve Services 9:30 a.m. Combined Worship in the Sanctuary (No Sunday School); 4:00 p.m. Family Service (in the Old Fellowship Hall); 5:30 p.m. Lessons & Carols Service of Worship (in the Sanctuary); and 11:00 p.m. Candlelight Communion Service (in the Chapel).
HOLIDAY CLOSINGS – The church office will be closed Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26 for the Christmas holidays.  We will be closed Monday, January 1 for New Year’s Day.  The Clothes Closet will be closed on December 25 and 26 and January 1 and 2.

 

 

 

 


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