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Posts from 2014

Calling all Sunday School Teachers and everyone who might like to become a Sunday School Teacher

Please come to the bi-annual Sunday School Teacher Coordinating and Training meeting on Sunday, January 18, at 11:15 am in the Memorial Lounge.  We will discuss Spring curriculum, special programs and any other items we need to share to ensure that our kids have a great Sunday School experience during the second half of the program year.  Everyone is welcome!  Questions? See…

Calling All Ushers and Those Who Might Want to be an Usher

Come to Usher Refresher Training immediately after the 10 am service on Sunday January 11 in the Sanctuary. With our new Lord’s Table and some of the recent changes in our liturgy, it is time for everyone (including our pastor) to refresh our support of worship. Please do come–it will be 30 minutes well spent! Everyone is welcome and many thanks!               The…

2015 Offering Envelopes

2015 Offering Envelopes are available in the hallway outside of the sanctuary.  Please pick up your box.  The first offering envelope (blue) in the box is for the Per Capita offering.  Every church is apportioned a share of the expenses of the presbytery, the synod, and the General Assembly for ecclesiastical purposes.  The apportionment is based on our church membership.  Our congregation…

Save the Date – Women’s Retreat

The Annual Women’s Retreat at Pendle Hill will be Friday January 23 to Saturday January 24. Cost is $125 per person. The theme is “Learning to Walk in the Dark” informed by the new book by Barbara Brown Taylor. Sign-ups begin on January 4th!

6-8 Small Group Leaders Needed

During Lent our entire congregation is invited to participate in a small group study entitled “The Living Eucharist”.  This study will be undertaken in groups of congregation members and friends who will meet either at the church or at leaders’ homes weekly for 90 minutes on a day and time convenient for all participants. A course in spiritual direction will be offered…

Advent Study at Glassboro PC

Advent, the days we spend in preparation for Christmas, is not just a time of shopping, cooking and cleaning, it is also a time of awakening to God’s presence in our lives and in the world. It is a time to stop and listen. Join us Sundays at 2 pm, Wednesdays at 1 pm or Wednesday evenings at 7 pm at the…

Christmas Pageant

Calling all children and young people–we would love to have you be a part of this year’s Christmas Eve 7:00 pm Pageant. (Sometimes called the Best Christmas Pageant Ever).   Do you know a child that might like to be a part of our pageant?  Please share the information – this is open to any child, not just from First Presbyterian Church. For those…

Holiday Scrip Orders

It’s time to place that holiday scrip order! Forms are on the table in the hallway. Depending on the numbers, orders turned in by 11/30, 12/7, & 12/14, will be placed the following day and handed out the next Sunday. Any questions, see Bev Donofrio.

Christmas Poinsettias

     CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS ORDER FORM! A New Plan for Poinsettias Remembering or honoring a family member or friend with a poinsettia displayed in the church has been a long-standing tradition in our congregation.  However, our experience has been that most of them, after being in the church for several weeks, do not survive in the best condition and are not taken home…

Presbyterian Women’s Memorial Service and Christmas Program

“These are a few of our Favorite Things and Cherished Christmas Memories” Our Presbyterian Women’s Memorial Service and Christmas Program will be held on Wednesday, December 3, at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall.  In addition to sharing some wonderful refreshments, we will be sharing Christmas memories and traditions.  All women of our church and their invited friends are welcome to attend. …