October 19, 2017

In This Issue  
ParentBiblePartnering with Parents Class
Sunday, October 29, 9:30-10:30AM, Room 302
Your Child's New Bible - why? what? how? & when?
Carol Wehrheim, church member and editor of the Common English Bible, will lead this time focused on helping parents help their child learn about the book central to our faith.
  • Why do we give Bibles to children?
  • What exactly do we hope to accomplish?
  • When or how should we be using our child's Bible?
This class is offered in conjunction with 2nd graders receiving their Bibles on Reformation Sunday. But all parents, grandparents and interested adults are invited!
time-changeTime Change and Half Marathon
Info for Sunday, November 5
Daylight Saving Time will end on Sunday, November 5. We'll "fall back" by setting the clocks back an hour.

The Princeton Half Marathon is also on Sunday, November 5, from 7:00-11:00 AM. We will have both services as usual. Allot some extra time getting to church, especially the 9:15 AM service. 

Check the route map on our website to plan your trip.
concertReformation Hymn Sing
Nassau and Seminary choirs to lead
The choirs of Princeton Theological Seminary and Nassau are joining together for a celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at Miller Chapel on Wednesday, November 1, at 7:30 PM. Come and join in the singing of hymns with organ and choir under the leadership of Eric Wall, Martin Tel, and Noel Werner.

Alongside some Reformation favorites like "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" and a Genevan jig from John Calvin's Psalter, there will be a focus on the Reformation as it finds expression today in contemporary hymn texts and global songs.  
Adult Education

Continuing our October Reformation series, this Sunday, October 22, Luther scholar Miles Hopgood returns to explore the debates between Martin Luther and John Eck, 9:15 a.m. in the Assembly Room.

On Sunday, October 29, join us for bagels and coffee after 11 a.m. worship to hear Dr. Barbara Edwards describe her joy in serving with a medical team in Malawi with Nassau's mission partner Villages in Partnership.
prayerNovember Prayer Gathering
For our church, our nation, and our world
God calls us to be a praying people. On Tuesday, November 7, from 10:00 AM-3:00 PM in Niles Chapel, we will gather to pray with deep yearning to be guided by the Holy Spirit. 

The Deacons invite all to join them for this vigil as we pray for our church, our nation, and our world.  We will pray for the thousands affected by hurricanes and gun violence and for the day's elections. You are invited to drop in whenever you'd like. 
artistMeagan Woods Presents Dances
2017-2018 Artist-in-Residence
Meagan Woods
The Worship and Arts Committee is happy to welcome back our own Meagan Woods as this year's Artist-in-Residence.  Meagan will be presenting solos and pieces with members of her Jersey City-based dance company in worship several times this year, beginning this Sunday, October 22. 

On December 9 and 10, there will be an opportunity for congregation members to prepare dance for worship inspired by the words of the prophet Isaiah. To participate, contact Meagan (meaganawoods@gmail.com). 

We are looking forward to worship enlivened and embodied in dance this year. More about the artist residency and Meagan is on the website.