Concord Presbyterian Church News
PRAYER GROUP - Meets at the church and via Zoom Wednesday at 7:00p.m.
CHOIR- Choir practice is on Wednesdays at 7:30PM unless otherwise noted.
Special Advent All Together Learning Time Nov.27th- Brief gathering with coffee and fellowship as we begin our Advent journey today. We will then be decorating the church! Hope you will join us!
REMINDER: Don’t forget to pick up your advent devotionals in the narthex.
RADA CUTLERY SALE- LAST DAY IS Nov. 27th. Order sheets are available for Rada Cutlery in the lobby, and the Concord Cares box. All proceeds from this fundraiser will be given as a grateful response for God’s abundant gifts for providing the boiler earlier this fall and will go towards mission outreach projects.
Rada Cutlery Fundraising features 100% Made in the USA kitchen products – kitchen knives, utensils, gift sets, cookbooks, stoneware, and quick mixes. You can also order online as well at: https://radafundraising.com?rfsn=6918207.92a2c4. Make checks payable to Concord Church.
CHRISTMAS OUTREACH- Gifts need to be at the church by Friday Dec. 16th, wrapped and tagged with the child’s name. Thank You!
FISH CUPBOARD- Reminder: Next Sunday is Fish Cupboard Sunday. The “Fish Cupboard” is the name given to a fund set up for the purpose of helping people in our congregation and community in need. Fish Cupboard Sunday is the first Sunday of every month; however, a donation may be placed in the collection plate at any time. There are small brown envelopes in the pew racks for this purpose.
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING- All church members are encouraged to attend our brief Congregational meeting on Sunday, December 18th immediately following worship in the sanctuary to approve our pastor’s terms of call and our 2023 Budget. Following our meeting there will also be a Happy Birthday Jesus Party, hosted by our children and Christmas Caroling that day!
CHRISTMAS FLOWERS- Order forms for poinsettias to decorate the church for Christmas are available in the vestibule. Flowers of red, pink or white are $9.00 each and may be taken home after either the Christmas Eve or Christmas Day service. Completed forms can be given to Rosemarie R. or put in the Deacons’ mail slot. Please make checks payable to Concord Pres. Church. Orders are due next Sunday Dec. 4th.
Special Advent Prayer Time – Looking to make and intentional pause as we wait and prepare for the coming of Christ? Join Pastor Jamie on Thursdays from 1-2 for coffee, reflection and prayer here at the church (Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22). For those seeking an evening time, Pastor Jamie will also offer this starting at 6:30 on Wednesday evenings (Nov. 30, Dec 7, 14, 21). This will be the half hour before our regular prayer group. If you are wanting to join in remotely- please let Pastor Jamie know so we can get a Zoom link sent out. The current Wednesday evening prayer group Zoom will be extended to start at 6:30.