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"ADVENT-ure to Bethlehem"
Memorial - Richard Burns
2017 Stewardship Campaign: Ends December 31
Mission Fair & Alternative Market: December 4
December 4, 9:30-11:00 am. Learn about our mission work and support the alternative gift market this Sunday.
Winter Solstice Yoga: December 21
Wednesday, December 21, 7:00-8:30 pm with Rev. Shortlidge in the sanctuary. RSVP today. Open to all ages and abilities. A $5 donation is accepted. Space is limited. Please bring your own mat.
Christmas Cantata: December 11
Don't miss the Chancel Choir's performance of Kirke Mecham's Seven Joys of Christmas, on Sunday, December 11 at 8:30 and 11:00 am. These seven movements are based on familiar Christmas carols, and we will be accompanied by an orchestra of strings, wind, percussion and harp. Come and enjoy the Christmas spirit in music.
Taizé Worship: December 14
Service of prayer, scripture & chant. Co-hosted by First Presbyterian and St. Mary’s Parish. Held monthly, 7:30-8:20 pm on a rotating basis either in the Sanctuary at First Presbyterian (Dec 14, Feb 7 2017, Apr 12 2017) or St. John Neumann’s on Bestgate Rd (Jan 11, Mar 8 2017, May 10 2017).
Christmas Eve: 3 Services
4:00 pm - 20 minutes, "with the toddler in mind"
5:30 pm - Family Worship with Youth Music and Children's Choir; nursery care (infant-four year olds)
9:00 pm (prelude music at 8:30 pm) - Candlelight Worship & Communion. (Prelude includes a baritone solo accompanied by cello, a festive vocal quartet and a men's choral ensemble accompanied by four-hand piano, cello solo, various other vocal solos, a piano duet, and a piano and string trio playing carols.)
Bible Study: Wednesdays in December
WEDNESDAYS IN DECEMBER, 4:00-5:00 pm in the Kinhart Center. The preacher for the following Sunday will lead the study of the text for that Sunday’s worship. Weekly scripture is listed in the Sunday bulletin under "LOOKING AHEAD IN WORSHIP," by email from the Church Office or in the monthly newsletter under Worship.
Sermons & Bulletins
December 4, 2016
November 27, 2016
November 20, 2016
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