Christmas Flowers

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Over the next two Sundays, you will have a chance to dedicate Christmas flowers for loved ones. Cost this year is $20. Please complete the bulletin insert and leave at the church office.

Calendar of Events

Events:

Monday, December 10th:

7 – 9 pm Interfaith Conversations about Israel and Palestine at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church

Tuesday, December 11th:

10 am Bible Study: Book of Revelation

Noon Knit or Knot holiday lunch at the Hudson’s

7 pm Session

Thursday, December 13th:

6:30 pm Women’s Book Group Christmas Party

Saturday, December 15th:

Caroling: TBD

Sunday, December 16th:

9:45 am GPC Community Breakfast

11 am Worship: 3rd Sunday of Advent, Pastor Todd Stavrakos preaching

Tuesday, December 18th:

10 am Bible Study: Book of Revelation

 

 

 

Prayers for the Week of December 10th

Prayers for continued healing for Peter and his eyesight.

Prayers of joy for Veronica’s safe return from Arizona.

Prayers for Aisha and Victoria as they struggle with issues of identity and finding their own way in the world.

Prayers of support for Pete as he prepares for surgery.

Prayers of healing to Terry as he continues to suffer discomfort.

Prayers of recovery for Gail as she recovers from wrist surgery.

Prayers of healing and comfort to Nancy who continues to struggle with cancer.

Prayers of celebration for the victory won in Philadelphia for a fair working wage.

Prayers for those seeking to create a beloved community.

Peace comes from within

Sermon: Peace comes from within

Texts:

Malachi 3:1–4 The Lord is like a refining fire; God’s messenger will prepare the way.

Luke 3:1–6 In the wilderness John cries out: Prepare the way of the Lord.

 

 

Advent Activities

Sunday, December 2nd:

First Sunday of Advent

Thursday, December 6th:

4-8 pm Alternative Gift Market at 10,000 Villages

Saturday, December 8th:

9 – Noon Advent Retreat

Sunday, December 9th:

Noon: Advent Luncheon and Greening of the Sanctuary

Thursday, December 13th:

6 pm Women’s Book Club Christmas Dinner

Saturday, December 15th:

4 pm Caroling

Monday, December 24th:

5 pm Christmas Eve Service

Sunday, January 6th:

11 am Epiphany Pageant

 

 

Calendar and Birthdays

Events

Tuesday, December 4th:

10 am Bible Study: Book of Revelation

Thursday, December 6th:

4 – 8 pm Alternative Gift Market at 10,000 Villages, Suburban Square, Ardmore.

6:30 pm Dinner

7 pm   Interfaith Contemplative Prayer Practices: Zen Buddhist

Saturday, December 8th:

9 – Noon  Advent Retreat: Spiritual Companions

7:30 pm Anna Crucis Women’s Choir Concert at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion

Sunday, December 9th:

9:45 am Christian Education with Dwight Dunston (COASLESCE and Discovery meeting together)

11 am Worship: 2nd Sunday of Advent, Pastor Todd Stavrakos preaching

Noon Advent Luncheon and Greening of the Sanctuary

4 pm Anna Crucis Women’s Choir Concert at Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion

Tuesday, December 11th

10 am Bible Study: Book of Revelation

7 pm Session

Birthdays

December 5th:

Alexander Crawford

December 8th:

Bill McGowan

More than meets the eye

Sermon from Sunday, December 2nd: More than meets the eye

Texts:

Jeremiah 33:14–16 The days are coming when God’s promise of salvation will be fulfilled.

Luke 21:25–36 Signs in the heavens show that the kingdom of God is near; be alert.

 

Calendar and Birthdays

Events:

Tuesday, November 27th:

10 am Bible Study: Book of Revelation

Thursday, November 29th:

6:30 pm Dinner

7 pm   Interfaith Contemplative Prayer Practices: Buddhist Meditation

Sunday, December 2nd:

9:45 am Christian Education

11 am First Sunday of Advent: Celebrating the Lord’s Supper with Pastor Todd Stavrakos preaching.

Sermon Title: More than meets the eye

Texts:

Jeremiah 33:14–16 The days are coming when God’s promise of salvation will be fulfilled

Luke 21:25–36 Signs in the heavens show that the kingdom of God is near; be alert.

Tuesday, December 4th:

10 am Bible Study: Book of Revelation

 

Birthdays:

November 26th:

Laura Cozzens