John Calvin Presbyterian Church

                  1620 Brenner Avenue /Salisbury, NC 28144

Worship: 

              Rev. Kellie Browne, minister

                Sunday, November 30 at 11:00 AM

                             First Sunday of Advent

 

                     Sermon: “What Are We Waiting For?”

                       Scripture: Isaiah 64: 1-9

                                     Psalm 80: 1-7, 17-19

                                     Mark 13: 24-37


            The church office will be closed Nov. 27 & 28

               for Thanksgiving.

                             

         Rev. Browne’s blog for previous sermons (click below):

           Rev. Kellie Browne @  http://johncalvinpress.wordpress.com

             

     Wednesday Night Live: will resume on January 7, 2015

        Choir Rehearsal: Wednesdays at 7.15 PM in Sanctuary


         Meals on Wheels Delivery:

                                            NO Delivery November 28 at 10:30AM  

     

          “Pausing For Advent Service of Worship” Wednesday,

                       December 3, 10, 17, and Sunday, December 21


          Decorating the Church for Christmas:

                                                      Saturday, December 6 at 9:00 AM

            Decorating the Fellowship Hall:

                                                      Saturday, December 6 at 9:00 AM

            Lighted Christmas Ball Workshop by Richard Browne

                                                       Saturday, December 6 at 9:00 AM



      Member and Visitor Committee: NO meeting in December

                                                                                               

            Sunday School at 10 AM

                        “Illuminating Advent”  by Donald K. McKim

                          In the “Being Reformed Faith Seeking Understanding” series

                                                Class in Old Fellowship Hall /  teachers

                                                Sammie Hinshaw and Mary Ann Frye

                         Richard Browne’s Class in downstairs classroom

                                    “Presbyterian Questions, Presbyterian Answers”

            


            Rowan Helping Ministries: 

                “Foods of the month”

                Cereal – corn flakes, rice crispy, shredded wheat, captain crunch

                       Canned Fruit or Fruit cups – peaches, pears, mixed fruit

                         Tomatoes – sauce, diced, stewed

                         Soup – chicken noodle, tomato, vegetable

                         Canned Meat – tuna, chicken, beef stew

                         Canned Vegetables – corn, green beans, mixed veggies, sweet peas

                         Starches – ramen noodles, mac & cheese, potatoes                

                   We have donated 65 pounds of food in November.     

               

         Elder of the Month (November): Jared Rowland

        Elder of the Month (December): Amy McCachren

       Head Usher for November:  Ray Barber

          Opening and Closing Church in November:  Ray Barber

          Prayer Chain coordinator: Peggy Wilson

                                                  >bobandpeg@bellsouth.net<



  Sunday School :                                                               

 Adult Sunday School Classes:

         adult Bible study Sunday School at 10 AM

         “Illuminating Advent”  by Donald K. McKim

                In the “Being Reformed Faith Seeking Understanding” series

                                                Class in Old Fellowship Hall /  teachers

                                                Sammie Hinshaw and Mary Ann Frye


            “Presbyterian Question, Presbyterian Answers”

              A Discussion of Presbyterian Beliefs 

                Sundays at 10:00 AM  Class taught by Richard Browne

                meeting in the church basement classroom

                      

 Coming Events and Opportunities:

       Wednesday Night Live: will resume January 7

                                        

          Meals on Wheels Delivery:

                                            NO Delivery November 28 at 10:30AM


                Decorating the Church for Christmas:

                                                      Saturday, December 6 at 9:00 AM

                Decorating the Fellowship Hall:

                                                      Saturday, December 6 at 9:00 AM

                 Lighted Christmas Ball Workshop by Richard Browne

                                                       Saturday, December 6 at 9:00 AM

                Remove Christmas Decorations: Saturday, January 10


             Christmas Soup and Sandwich Dinner: Sunday, December 7


              Advent Sundays: November 30, December 7, 14, and 21

             Advent Worship/Study: Wednesdays, December 3, 10, and 17

              “Pausing For Advent Service of Worship” Wednesday,

                       December 3, 10, 17, and Sunday, December 21

                          


              Member and Visitor Care Committee:

                  Wednesday, December 10 at 10:00 AM in the Old Fellowship Hall

                          Making goodie baskets for the church staff and others.


               Blue Christmas Service of Wholeness/Healing:

                          Tuesday, December 16 with communion

               Christmas Eve: Wednesday, December 24 at 7:00 PM


            NO First Sunday Sandwich Lunch in December

          Remove Christmas Decorations: Saturday, January 10


            RHM Shelter: 


           Session Meeting: Monday, December 8 at 7PM

                   

              Worship Committee Meeting:


             Property Committee Meeting: NO November meeting


            Women's Evening Circle:

                         Tuesday, December 9 at 7:00 PM

                            at Martha’s home with Sabra leading the lesson

                            and Joyce is the hostess.

                         The year study is from Second Corinthians

             Women's Morning Circle: 

                       Wednesday, December 3 at 10:00 AM in the Old

                                             Fellowship Hall.

                         The year study is from Second Corinthians


         Men of the Church Monthly Breakfast Meeting:

              Sunday, December  14  at 8:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall. 

                   


                                          Mission Statement:

           The mission of John Calvin Presbyterian Church is to

           rejoice as we walk in  God’s love through Jesus Christ

                        and share this love with others by

                             ministering to those in need.

   


Contact Us: Jane at >JohnCalvinpc@att.net.<

                       1620 Brenner Avenue / Salisbury NC 28144 / 704.633.4333

                  Summer Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 12:30 PM --- 3:30 PM

                                                                       

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