We are almost to Advent and the Christmas Season. Here's what's coming up.
Nov. 15 - a sermon on "Snap Judgments" (ever made one you later regretted?). Bible study after worship, 11:20 - 12:30 pm.
Nov. 22 - Our Stewardship Sunday. We ask people to make a pledge or "estimate of giving" for their fiscal giving to the church for 2016. Sermon: "Building What?" Mark 13:1-8. A New Beginnings Discussion Group meets after worship.
PLEASE NOTE: during early Advent we have a special "Christmas Toy Gift Appeal." If you can, please purchase a new toy (modest price - $5 to $15), wrap and label it for either boy or girl (or either) and for what age group, and bring it to the collection box in the lobby. We help provide the New Rochelle Community Action Program toys for their children's Christmas Party for poor children, which is on December 16. Last year 389 children received a gift!
Nov. 29 - First Sunday of Advent! Sermon: "Put Me to the Test." Malachi 3:1-12.
Dec. 6 - Holy Communion. Second Sunday in Advent. Sermon: "The Love of God." I John 4:7-16.
Dec. 13 - Advent Sunday three. Our children present a brief Christmas Pageant they have helped write, at worship's end. Brief sermon: "Learning to Take Another Look." Luk3 3:7-18. A New Beginnings Discussion Group meets after worship.
Dec. 20 - A Service of Lessons and Carols leads us into Christmas.
Thursday, Dec. 24 - Christmas Eve service at 5pm. Sermon: "Joseph Had a Baby!"
Dec. 27 - A cozy, informal worship service. Sermon: "Promises Kept."
Jan. 3 - New Year's Holy Communion service.
Jan. 10 - We celebrate Epiphany with a special Epiphany Jazz worship, featuring guest artist Lafayette Harris, Jr. Lots of music from this great jazz pianist. An Epiphany Party follows at worship's ending.
Details to come shortly
If you have any questions about a CCP event, please contact the church office. Our secretary, Virginia Rios, can be reached at (914) 738-1513 or email@example.com.