Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Your Moment of Thanksgiving Cuteness

Last Thursday the kids in Little Blessings Christian Preschool had a special Thanksgiving snack and shared this Thanksgiving song.

Bowery Mission Women's Center Gift Drive

CPC's Presbyterian Women are sponsoring a gift drive for the women of The Bowery Mission Women's Center in New York City.  The gifts will go toward helping homeless women rebuild their lives.

  • Any and all sizes are welcome.  Gifts that do not suit women currently in the center will be stored and shared later.
  • Do not wrap.
  • Items should be in the church, under the Christmas tree, by Sunday, December 15.
The Items:
Rain Boots
Pajamas, robes
Gloves & scarves
Carrier book bags
Purses, wallets
Toiletry items
Lotions/Body Washes
Picture frames
Pocket calendars
Appointment books
New Living Translation hardcover Bibles
Devotional books
Gift Cards (Walgreens, Payless, JC Penny, Starbucks, etc.)
Water bottles
Travel mugs
Sweaters & sweatshirts
Stationary & stamps
Resume/document folios
Pen & pencil sets
Personal CD players w/ Earphones
Rain boots

2013 Advent / Christmas Schedule

Here is everything that is going on at CPC this Advent/Christmas Season!

First week of Advent

Sunday, December 1 (First Sunday of Advent)

9:45 – 12:00            Worship & church school
             5:30 – 8:00              Family Advent kick-off (Pot Luck Dinner, Family Advent activity, church decoration & evening worship)

Second week of Advent

Saturday, December 7

9:00 am – 4:00 pm       Done in a Day Hurricane Sandy Relief @ First Presbyterian, Freeport
5:00 – 9:00 pm        Lighting of Malverne table w/ hot cider & cookies

Sunday, December 8 (2nd Sunday of Advent)

9:45 – 11:00       Worship & church school; Decorating of Sanctuary after church

Third Week of Advent

Sunday, December 15 (3rd Sunday of Advent)

9:45 am       Worship & Church School, Decorating of Christmas Tree, Dedication of Gifts for the Bowery Mission Women’s Center
11:00 am       Presbyterian Women Cookie Walk
4:00 pm       Pre-caroling simple supper
4:45 pm       Christmas Caroling

Thursday, December 19

11:00 am       Little Blessings Preschool Christmas Party

 Saturday, December 21

10:00 – 12:00             Christmas pageant rehearsal

Fourth Week of Advent

Sunday, December 22 (4th Sunday of Advent)

9:45 am       Worship, Christmas Pageant
11:00 am       Birthday Party for Jesus

Tuesday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)

4:00 pm            Family Service w/ Communion

11:00 pm            Service of lessons and carols