December 8, 2017

adventAdvent and Christmas Calendar
Wee Christmas
This past Wednesday in Wee Christmas our youngest ones put on a moving and entertaining flash pageant. For more memorable events coming up soon for children, see A Child's Advent at Nassau.
This next week is full of Advent observances and celebrations. Take a look at the Advent and Christmas schedule for an overview, and join us as we celebrate the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Details on some events follow below.  

Orders for Memorial Poinsettias continue through Sunday, December 17
Service of Remembrance
Advent and Christmas can be challenging for those of us who are grieving and for whom the season is tender. Join us this Sunday, December 10, at 2:00 p.m. in Niles Chapel for scripture, singing, and prayer in a Service of Remembrance. 
Undergraduate Christmas Party
Dinner and gingerbread house decorating with Princeton Presbyterians! The evening is drop-in style, so all undergraduate students are invited to stop by on Tuesday, December 12, between 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Assembly Room. All supplies provided. 
Advent Craft Fair
Children, age three and up, will enjoy this festive afternoon of crafts, treats, and Christmas stories by the tree next Wednesday, December 13, 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Assembly Room.
Nassau Goes to Stonebridge and Windrows
Worship with us as Nassau goes to Stonebridge and Windrows for an Advent Communion service featuring the Grace Note Singers. 
  • Stonebridge. Tuesday, December 12, 3:00 p.m. on the upper floor 
  • Windrows. Thursday, December 14, 3:00 p.m. in the Wilson Gallery
Note new dates and times for these services.
Make Music on Christmas Eve
You are invited to have a special place in the music of Christmas Eve. 
  • Christmas bell peal. Be a part of the annual bell peal at the 7:00 p.m. Christmas Eve service. 
  • Alumni Choir. All alumni of children and youth choirs are invited to come and sing in the Alumni Choir on Christmas Eve at 7:00 p.m. 
Learn more about both opportunities and sign up now on the Christmas Eve music post
AdventMissionAdvent Mission
During Advent we respond to God's call to love our neighbors. Here are two ways to get involved in mission this week. 
  • Alternative Gifts are gifts with a mission. The Mission Committee offers Alternative Gifts as a way to share and support the work of our partners in mission. 
  • Decorate the Health for Haiti Tree in the Assembly Room with items for Friends for Health in Haiti. This clinic staff of seven consults with 100 patients every day in rural northeast Haiti. 

Learn more about Alternative Gifts and see the items needed for the Health for Haiti tree under Advent Mission

Adult Education

This Sunday, December 10, Dr. Paul Rorem of Princeton Theological Seminary discusses Martin Luther's other Reformation writing, his hymns for Christmas.  9:15 a.m. in the Assembly Room. 

Next Sunday, December 17, Dr. Karlfried Froehlich leads an exploration of incarnation theology in medieval art. Come and see  " subtle hints which artists suggested to faithful eyes."
SessionLetterSession Writes Letter to Jewish Center
All are invited to read the Session's correspondence to our brothers and sisters at the Jewish Center. The letter was sent on November 17.  Read the letter here.
StewardshipStewardship Pledges Continue
If you have not yet pledged your commitment to Nassau Church for 2018, please consider joining us in supporting our daily ministry and mission.

Pledge forms can be found in the literature rack outside the church office or online under Annual Stewardship

You may also pledge through My Nassau. On My Nassau you may also check the status of your pledge payments for 2017.