Wednesday, December 28, 2011

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         This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church


Sun., Jan. 1, 2012       10:00am     New Year’s Day

                                              Morning Worship- Holy Communion

                                              Sermon: “Looking Ahead”

                                              Lessons: Deuteronomy 8: 1-10

                                              Philippians 1:1-11; 2: 1-11: 3:12-16


Fri., Jan. 6         Epiphany   The end of the 12 days of Christmas

                                    (the traditional day for taking down the tree

                                                  and other decorations)


Sun., Jan. 8                   10:00am    Morning Worship      

                                                        Guest: Natasha Bertrand, flutist


Thur., Jan. 12                10:00am    Clergy Discussion Group

                                                         Presbytery Center: Commack


Sun., Jan. 15                   10:00am    Morning Worship

                                  3:00-5:00pm    Open House at the Manse


Mon., Jan. 16                         Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


Tues., Jan. 17                  7:00pm      Session Meeting


Sun., Jan. 22                    10:00am     Morning Worship

                                         11:15am     Congregational Meeting


Sat., Jan. 28                        9:30am      Presbytery Meeting



Sun., Jan. 29                      10:00am    Morning Worship

                                                             Holy Communion

                                                              Installation of New Officers


Tues., Jan. 31 – Thur., Feb.15       Pastor Tom on vacation in Brazil

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

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                   This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church



                                                                 Lessons and Carols

                                              Guest: Joseph Porcelli, Trumpet/Flugelhorn

                          12:00am      John’s traditional eggnog served in the Gallery


Sun. Dec. 25      10:00am                     CHRISTMAS DAY

                                               Sermon:   “Christmas Affirmation”

                                               Lessons:  Isaiah 52: 7-10;  John 1:1-14

                                               Special music: Brian Mullahy, guitar

                                                                        Mark Quintana, piano


Sun., Jan.1         10:00am                     NEW YEAR’S DAY

                                                                Holy Communion

                                                Sermon:   “Looking Ahead”

                                                Lessons; Deuteronomy 8:1-10;

                                                               Philippians 1:1-11;  2:1-11;  3:12-16


Sun., Jan.8          10:00am                     Morning Worship

                                                  Guest:  Natasha Bertrand, flutist

                                          Natasha is the granddaughter of Catherine Kellogg


Sun., Jan.15        3:00-5:00pm             Open House at the Manse


Sun., Jan.22        11:15 am        Congregational Meeting following

                                                              Morning Worship


Sun., Jan.29        10:00am         Installation of New Officers during

                                                             Morning Worship



Special note:  We are thankful to those who have made a pledge for the first  time. We encourage those who have not yet made their pledge for 2012, and still plan to do so, to inform Nancy Best, Stewardship Chair, or John Deitz, Financial Secretary of their intentions. Thank you.               

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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                  This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church


Friday, Dec. 16          7:00pm       Pastor Tom’s Christmas Party for

                                                      Deacons, Elders, and Church Officers

                                                              at the Manse


Sunday, Dec. 18       10:00am      Fourth Sunday of Advent

        Sermon:   “Surprising Announcement”

        Lessons:  2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16;

                  Luke 1:26-38

        Christmas Joy Offering received

        Lighting Advent Candle of Love


  11:15am       Christmas Prose and Poetry

                      during Coffee Hour

                      Deborah Mayo and Pastor Tom



Monday, Dec.10        7:00pm       Session meeting


Saturday, Dec. 24     11:00pm      Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

                                                                  Lessons and Carols

                                                      Joseph Porcelli on trumpet and flugelhorn


Sunday, Dec. 25        10:00am     CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE

                                                         Sermon:  “Christmas Affirmation”

                                                         Lessons: Isaiah 52: 7-10;    John 1:1-14


Looking Ahead

    Sunday, January 15    3-5pm    Open House at the Manse

                                  (the Christmas decorations will be put away and we

                                  are in the doldrums, so we throw another celebration)

    Sunday, January 22      11:15am      Congregational meeting

    Sunday, January 29       10:00am     Installation of new officers during

                                                                   Morning Worship


Apportionment For 2012

      The per capita apportionment for the Presbyterian Church (USA) for 2012 is $30.39 per active member. Presbytery receives $19.81; Synod receives $3.95.and the General Assembly receives $6.63. Many of our members submit a check for this in addition to their yearly pledge. 

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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            This Week At Old South Haven Presbyterian Church


Tues., Dec. 6     7:00pm      Finance and Property at Ann Wiswall’s


Thur.  Dec. 8   10:00am      Clergy Study Group, Presbytery


Sat. Dec. 10       2:00pm      Manse inspection


Sun. Dec. 11    10:00 am     Third Sunday of Advent

                                             Sermon:  “The Light of the World

                                             Lessons:  Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11

                                                             John 1: 6-8, 19-28

                                             Candle of Joy:  Kappy Tilney

                          11:15am     Erecting Christmas Tree

                            4:00pm     Decorate tree and  stuff  socks

                            5:00pm     Soup, etc.

Mon, Dec. 12      7:00pm     Follow up discussion ;

                                              “The First Christmas”

Fri. Dec, 16         7:00pm     Elders, Deacons, Church Officers

                                                  Christmas Party at the Manse

Sun. Dec, 18      10:00am     Fourth Sunday of Advent

                                             Sermon:  “Surprising Announcement”

                          11:15am    Christmas Prose and Poetry

                                                        during Coffee Hour

                                                Deborah Mayo and Pastor Tom

Mon. Dec. 19      7:00pm    Session Meeting

Sat. Dec. 24       11:00pm   Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

                                                       Lessons and Carols

                                        Joseph Porcelli on trumpet and flugelhorn

Sun. Dec. 25          11:am          CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE


  The Christmas Joy Offering will be received on Dec. 18 and Christmas Day. It is equally distributed to the Board of Pensions’ Financial Assistance Program and to Presbyterian racial ethnic education