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posted Jul 26, 2012, 9:13 AM by Hannah Andrews   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 8:34 AM ]

 Welcome to the house of the Lord! We extend a warm welcome to all who are seeking a church home. We pray you will feel God’s presence and the warmth of Christian fellowship as you worship with us. We are glad you are here today and invite you to become a part of this household of faith. Please see one of the elders if you have any questions about our congregation or becoming a member.  

If you are visiting with us today, please fill out a visitor card and place it in the offering plate.  

We welcome Barbara Ross, CLP and Presbytery Associate, to worship with us through the Advent Season. Her office hours will be on Monday from 10a-3p and Friday from 10a-3p.  Please feel free to contact her at 828-387-6332 with any questions, needs or concerns. 

Poinsettias for Christmas. We are now taking orders for poinsettias to be placed in the church for Advent and Christmas. Each poinsettia will cost $20. If you would like to donate a poinsettia, please sign up outside the church office. All those who donate will be recognized in the bulletin on Sunday, December 23rd. Please make out your check to First Presbyterian Church with “Flower Fund” in the memo line.  Any questions please call Sandi Carter

 Mission Study Survey will begin today, December 2nd. Clerk of Session, Rolf Pippert, will be providing more information during Worship. 

Women of the Church Christmas Party. Our party will be on Monday, December 3rd at 6pm. Bring your spouse or a friend. Come join us for wonderful food and great fellowship.

 Choir Appreciation Dinner. Time for our annual dinner. Mark your calendar for Tuesday, December 4th at 6pm. We will have a wonderful catered dinner and hope to see all of our choir members and their spouses there.

 Creating for a Cause will meet on Tuesday, December 4th at 2:30pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Youth Christmas Dinner. Mark your calendars. Our annual Night before Christmas Dinner will be held on Wednesday, December 5th at 6pm. Come on out in your pajamas for a night of fun and fellowship.

Children’s Christmas Play. Join us for our annual Christmas Play on Sunday, December 9th at 6pm. The youth will be performing “Downloading Christmas.” Light refreshments will be served. (Children performing in the play need to be at the church by 4pm).   

Christmas Play Practices will be held today at 3pm and Wednesday, December 5th at 3pm. We will also have a short practice on December 9th at 4pm before the play at 6pm. 

Congregational Meeting. We will have a congregational meeting on December 9th after worship. We will hear the report from the Nominating Committee and elect the following Elders: Carolyn Burnette, Angie Holtzclaw, Mike Gunter and Joe Montgomery as Trustee.

Christmas Cantata.  The choir will present their annual Cantata performance on Sunday, December 16th. Please invite family and friends to join us for this special worship service. 

Senior Youth Christmas Party on December 21st at 6pm. There will be lots of food, games and fun. If you would like to participate in the gift exchange “White Elephant” please bring a wrapped gift $10 or under.

Christmas Eve Service will be Monday, December 24th. Time TBA.

2-Cents-A-Meal. Make sure you have a jar! Every time you sit down to eat, drop two cents into the jar and make a difference. Our youth are sponsoring this program to show how the Lord can turn just a little into big blessings. The next collection will be Sunday, December 30th.

Bulletin Announcements. Please submit any bulletin announcements by Wednesday at noon. 



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