Monday, December 2, 2013

December 1 - Sunday Insert Reminders

Advent Celebration: The Advent Booklets, Elements of Advent by Ron Glusenkamp, can be picked up in the Narthex, beginning today, the First Sunday of Advent.

Presbyterian Women’s Bible Study, December 3: Please meet at 9:30 am in
Building 2 for Lesson 4, Passing through the Waters (Exodus 13:17-15:21). All women are invited. Led by Rev. Linda Herron.

Presbytery Annual Christmas Open House, Thursday, December 5: Everyone is invited to the Presbytery (1110 Lovett Blvd.) Open House, 11 am – 2 pm. RSVP to Patricia Brantley by December 2 (713-526-2585 or

St. John’s Breakfast - Saturday, December 7, 8 am, McPhail Hall. Everyone is invited. Breakfast will be a potluck, so please bring your favorite breakfast item to share. The program will feature holiday music from our own St. John’s young musicians, plus readings and poetry. Program assisted by Johnny Dyson. Friends are welcome!

Children/Youth Choir News, December 8 Rehearsals: We will have two rehearsals next Sunday, 9:45 am in the Sanctuary, and 11:45 am in Room 209. We will be practicing our Christmas music.

Sights, Sounds and Smells of Christmas, December 8: All ages are invited to McPhail Hall during the Sunday school time (9 – 10:30 am) for a special program sponsored by the Christian Education Committee.

Poinsettia Sign-up sheet in the Narthex: Help beautify the Sanctuary for our Christmas Eve Services by purchasing a poinsettia ($10 each) from Brookwood Community Center. All poinsettias can be taken home after the Christmas Eve service.

Sock Trees: Help decorate our Christmas Sock Trees in their holiday finery in December with newborn through kindergarten size socks. Presbyterian Women will deliver them to the House of Tiny Treasures and Small Steps Nurturing Center.

Celebrating the Season, Tuesday, December 24: Our services on Christmas Eve will be at 5 pm, youth-led service, and 11 pm, candlelight service with Rev. Linda Herron.