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Posts from November 2016

Jazz Vespers: Cool Yule

We are delighted to welcome back Denis DiBlasio, George Rabbai and friends for Jazz Vespers: Cool Yule on Sunday, November 27 at 5 PM. Join us for the fun and festive sounds of the season featuring Doug Mapp on bass, Brian Betz on guitar and Jim Miller on drums. Proceeds from the free-will offering will benefit…

Virtual Christmas Poinsettias

Orders are being taken for our Christmas ‘Virtual Poinsettias’ from November 20 to December 11. During the Advent and Christmas season, you can make a $10 donation in honor of or in memory of a family member or friend. On Sunday, December 18 and on Christmas Eve, the names of people being honored and remembered will be listed in the bulletin along…

Notes from the Presbyterian Women

Join the PW at our Annual Christmas Program, December 7 at 7 PM in the Social Hall! Our night will be filled with song and laughter. All ladies are welcome to join for Christian fellowship and special times remembering the ladies who have gone before us. It’s time to place your holiday orders! Kitchen Delight Orders (Rada) will be taken until Sunday,…

Youth Group Cookie Exchange

The Youth Group and Mrs. T will be baking cookies on December 4 from 6-7:30 PM in the Social Hall Kitchen. Mrs. T invites anyone who wishes to bake some cookies to join her from 11-3 PM before Youth Group. Do you have unused cookie tins you could donate? If so, please leave them in the Social Hall Kitchen marked for Youth…

Christmas Pageant Time

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Christmas Pageant time! If you haven’t received a form to sign up for your preferred part to sing or act in this year’s Christmas Eve Pageant, please find one on the table beneath the church bulletin board. All children are welcome – members or not. Practices are held on Saturdays in December. All…

All Saints’ Day Celebration

All Saints’ Day (sometimes called the Feast of All Saints) is one of the major feast days of the Christian faith and has been celebrated by Christians for hundreds of years. In early Christian tradition, it was used to mark the anniversary of a martyr’s death, but in our modern Reformed tradition as Presbyterians, we…

Election Eve Prayer Service

Saint James Lutheran Church in Pitman is hosting a prayer service the evening before the election on behalf of the local cluster of Lutheran churches. All are welcome and invited to attend. The service is Monday, November 7 at 7 PM at 400 Columbia Avenue.

The JOY Troupe

Marilyn Scanlon is looking for children and young people to be part of the JOY Troupe. The Joy Troupe performs children’s sermons during the year. Currently, several “skits” that will be done during the month of December and January are being planned. You can do just one, or several. There are small parts with very little memorizing and parts that require a bigger…