NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Thursday, November 30, 2017
DECEMBER
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

This Sunday, December 3
9:30 a.m.
Fellowship Hall
No Preschool Sunday School due to Birthday Celebration

ADVENT BRUNCH
This Sunday, December 3
11:30 a.m.
Join us for the Advent Brunch
and Advent Craft after today's service.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE MEETING
This Sunday, December 3, at 6:00 p.m. in the Parlor
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
Sunday, December 17 

New Church Photo
Directory

"Submitted Photos"
If you did not have a photo made for the church directory and plan to submit a photo, the office needs to receive those no later than December 6.
THIS SUNDAY

"Ready or Not, Here
He Comes!"

by Pastor Rich Holmes


Last Week's Sermon:

"Where to Find Him"



WHEN YOU ARE LINKED TO THE SERMON CLICK ON THE SMALL "HEADPHONES" ICON TO BEGIN THE AUDIO.

 
THIS WEEK'S SCRIPTURE READING

OLD TESTAMENT READING:
Isaiah 64:1-9

GOSPEL READING:
Mark 13:24-37
 ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL will NOT
meet this Sunday.
MINISTRY LEADERS
NURSERY WORKERS are still needed for the following dates:
December 17 and December 24


IT'S ALSO TIME to BEGIN SIGN-UP for 2018
Sign up at the Welcome Desk or call the church office.

Please remember we need NURSERY WORKERS
on a regular basis.


YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL
will NOT meet this Sunday.

Join the Birthday Celebration
at 9:30 in Fellowship Hall!

FOOD & FELLOWSHIP NIGHT
To Be Announced

Tuesday, December 12
At the East's home from 5:30 to 7:30

 
CONTACT NICK IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING YOUTH ACTIVITIES
nick.zaccone@northminsterlife.org


WOMEN'S CIRCLE

Tuesday, December 5
12:30 p.m.

In the Parlor
CHRISTMAS for
CANTON HEALTH CARE
It's time for us to be part of the Christmas celebration at Canton Health Care by providing gifts for the residents.
Look through the index cards located on the Welcome Desk and choose the gift or gifts you would like to purchase. Then follow the directions provided on the green sign.
 TIME TO ORDER
Order forms will be on the Welcome Desk this Sunday. Orders are due by Tuesday, December 12. Poinsettias are available in red, white or marble.
Cost: $9.00 Each
Once again this year you can help provide warmth for others this winter.

Bring your gently used coats, hats and gloves between now and December 1 and place them in the box provided in the narthex. If you have questions, please contact Susan Hill.
COATS CAN BE FOR ALL SIZES AND ALL AGES .

CHOIR PRACTICE EVERY THURSDAY

Handbell Choir - 5:45 p.m.
Chancel Choir - 7:00 p.m.
Anyone interested in either choir, contact Tina East.

December Birthdays

1 - Betty Linhart
1 - Lois Nicoll
1 - Peggy Kenney
10 - Joyce King
27 - Susan O'Brien
30 - Terry Tannehill



December
Anniversaries

10 - Mark & Chris Reels
24 - David & Susan Ridgway




NORTHMINSTER HOMEBOUND

This Week's Featured Member

SCOTT TANNEHILL
St. Luke Lutheran Comminity
220 Applegrove St. NE
North Canton, OH 44720
PRAYER REQUESTS
PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE TO UPDATE OR REMOVE REQUESTS

  • Chris Baker (friend of James McKelvey) - Illness
  • Howard Bowen (Paula Bowen's husband) is on kidney dialysis.
  • Nancy Curtis recovering from surgery.
  • Jack Dawson (Bill Tannehill's cousin) is not doing well.
  • Tom Dolan (a neighbor of the Reels) is recovering from heart surgery.
  • Steve Fiebig - Advanced Cancer
  • Beth George (niece of Ginny West) - Acute Pericarditus
  • Bill Griffin - Cancer
  • Jerry Hill recovering from surgery.
  • Barb Laney (Debra Pierpont's sister) - Cancer
  • Chris Reels who is recovering from illness.
  • Browning West (grandson of Chuck & Ginny) - Needing Prayer
  • Victoria Zaccone ( Nick's grandmother) - Cancer

ON the CALENDAR 
Sunday, December 3
DECEMBER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
COMMUNION
ADVENT BRUNCH
Tuesday, December 12
POINSETTIA ORDERS ARE DUE TODAY.

Sunday, December 17
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING
Following the morning service.

Monday, December 18
SESSION MEETING at 7:00 p.m. in the Parlor

Tuesday, December 19
CANTON HEALTH CARE VISITATION
2:00 p.m.