Wednesday, December 3, 2014

This Week at Old South Haven Prespresbyterian Church

Sunday, Dec. 7 10:00am Second Sunday of Advent
Sermon "What Do You Want for Christmas?
Lessons: Malachi 3: 1-4 Luke 3: 1-6
Text: Then the offering of Judah and Jerusalem will be pleasing to the Lord, as in the days of old and as in former years"
Malachi 3:4
Lighting the Candle of Peace: Brian Mullahy

2:00pm Decorate Church and Christmas tree

Tuesday, Dec. 9 1:00pm Lunch Bunch at Dorothy Jones

Friday, Dec. 12 7:00pm Patchogue Theater
120 voices singing "Hallelujah Chorus"
accompanied by 13 piece brass ensemble
Benefit for Patchogue Neighbors INN Soup Kitchen
Emceed by Rev. Dwight Lee Wolter
Tickets: $9:00-$25.00 (Pastor Tom has 4 comp)

Saturday Dec. 13 Piano recital in Sanctuary

Sunday, Dec. 14 10:00am Third Sunday of Advent
Sermon: "Blossoms in the Desert:
The Survivor's Tree at the World Trade Center
Lessons Isaiah 35: 1-10 Luke 1: 26-33
Text "…the desert shall rejoice and blossom" Isaiah 35: 1b

Monday, Dec. 15 7:00pm Session Meeting

Friday, Dec. 19 7:00pm Church Officers Christmas Party
at the Manse

Sunday, Dec. 21 10:00am Fourth Sunday of Advent
Sermon: "Insignificant Places and Insignificant People"
Lessons: Micah 5: 2-5 Luke 2: 1-15
Text: "But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is ruler in Israel" Micah 5: 2

3:00pm "The Messiah"
Choral Society of the Moriches
Presbyterian Church of the Moriches
Tickets: $10, available through Sandy Asselta

Wednesday, Dec. 24 11:00pm CHRISTMAS EVE Candlelight
Lessons and Carols
Guest Soloists: Daryl Jordan, Soprano
Joseph Porcelli, Trumpet

We are collecting toys for Thursday's Child. Sunday, December 14is the last day for making a donation

Presbyterian response to Central American Children
Central American children have come to the United States in search of safety, family, or both in unprecedented numbers this past year. Presbyterians are providing humanitarian relief and developing networks of support. Local churches, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, and mission partner organizations are meeting both immediate and longer term needs. There has been collaboration and cooperation from local and federal government officials, Border Patrol officials alert Welcome Centers when families are released.

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