Midweek Message – 11/16/17

Friends in Faith,

We were blessed and challenged to hear from the prophet, Amos, interpreted by Rabbi Brent Spodek of the Beacon Hebrew Alliance last Sunday. If you were unable to be there, I encourage you to listen to his sermon.

This Sunday, we’ll hear from Pastor Gretchen Larson-Wolbrink as she explores another prophet, Isaiah, focusing on chapter 9:1-7. Her sermon title is: “For Those Who Were in Anguish.”

After worship, we’ll look forward to celebrating at our annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Head’s-up: we’re short on food sign-ups. We’re trusting that we’ll have enough food, and we ask you to please bring some food to share if you plan on attending. Hope to see you there!

In Christ,

Pastor Ben

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SHARING

You are invited to support our Young Adult Volunteers by sending them a note of encouragement or even financial support. Personal notes can be sent to the addresses below. Click on the link at their names for details on how to make a financial contribution (be sure to include the name when giving).

Xitlalli Garcia (ECO# e051440)
Tucson YAVs
400 E University
Tucson, AZ 85705

Elizabeth Myers (ECO # e051474)
New Orleans Young Adult Volunteers
PO Box 8666
New Orleans, LA 70182

Leila Wright (ECO # e210109)
759a Argyle St,
Church of Scotland
Glasgow  G3 8DS, Scotland.

Jeremy Demarest (ECO# e051472)
DOOR-Atlanta
683 Grant St SE
Atlanta, GA 30315

 

 

NEXT WEEK AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN

Sunday – 11/19

  • Worship (Sanctuary) – 10am Preacher Rev. Gretchen Larson-Wolbrink. Music led by Sally Hitchcock.
  • Food & Fellowship (McKinley Hall) – 11am

Monday – 11/20

  • Spiritual Classics (McKinley Hall) – 12pm: A small-group conversation about life and faith. We are currently exploring Richard Foster’s book: Celebration of Discipline.

Wednesday – 11/22

  • Mars Hill Discussion (McKinley Hall) – 12pm: A small group that has an open and honest discussion about the challenges of the world (Mars Hill is where the Apostle Paul met with the great philosophers in Athens) and the struggles of our lives (or, what we call, the Mess). All are welcome and all is confidential.

Thursday – 11/23: Office closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday – 11/24

  • Welcome Table (McKinley Hall) – 10am: Good food for all. A time to be fed in body and soul.

Saturday – 11/25

  • Welcome Table (McKinley Hall) – 10am

Sunday – 11/26

  • Worship (Sanctuary) – 10am Preacher Rev. Ben Larson-Wolbrink. Music led by Amy Martinez & the Worship Band.
  • Food & Fellowship (McKinley Hall) – 11am

The church hosts a number of community and 12-step groups throughout the week. For more information on meeting times call the office at 845-831-5322 or visit our webpage beaconpresbychurch.org

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