NORTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NEWSLETTER
Thursday, December 6, 2018
THIS SUNDAY

"Bearing Fruit"

Pastor Rich Holmes


Last Week's Sermon:

"God of the Future"
by Rich Holmes



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:
Malachi 3:1-4

NEW TESTAMENT READING
Philippians 1:3-11


ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
will meet
this Sunday, December 9, to
continue the series on the
Gospel of John.

9:30 a.m. in the Parlor


ORDERS DUE SUNDAY!

December 9 is the deadline for submitting your poinsettia orders for this Christmas season. Order forms can be found at the Welcome Desk or you can click below:

The Northminster poinsettias will be displayed in the Sanctuary
on Sunday, December 16 and 23, and on Christmas Eve, December 24.


COOKIE DECORATING
Sunday, December 9
Following the service this Sunday, December 9, we will meet together to decorate cookies for our homebound members.
Lunch will be provided. If you haven't already signed up,
please call to office so we have a count for this activity.

2019 FLOWER CHART
The 2019 Flower Chart has been posted in the narthex. Take time on Sunday to enter your requested date(s).
MINISTRY LEADERS
SIGN UP NOW TO SERVE
IN THE NEW YEAR

to View the 2019 Schedule

to View the Current Schedule
2019 CONTRIBUTION ENVELOPES *
Your boxed envelopes can be picked up on Sunday in the narthex on the bookcase below the bulletin board.
* CHOIR MEMBERS - YOUR ENVELOPES ARE IN THE CHOIR ROOM
AND CAN BE PICKED UP TONIGHT.
COATS for CHRISTMAS
Coats for Christmas sponsored by A Community Christmas is now collecting new or gently used coats and jackets for adults and youth. Hats, gloves and scarves can also be donated.
Last year over 5,000 coats were distributed
throughout Stark County.

Donations will be accepted through the first week of December.
December Birthdays

1 - Betty Linhart
10 - Joyce King
22 - McKenna Hale
27 - Susan O'Brien
30 - Terry Tannehill

December
Anniversaries

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



NORTHMINSTER HOMEBOUND

This Week's Featured Member

LAURA KIER
Inn at Belden Village - C31
3927 38th St. NW
Canton, Oh 44718
PRAYER REQUESTS
IN ORDER TO KEEP PRAYER REQUESTS CURRENT
PLEASE CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE TO UPDATE OR REMOVE REQUESTS ON A REGULAR BASIS

  • David Appleby - Cancer
  • Shirli Bissonette (Dee Downerd's mother) is recovering from surgery.
  • Howard Bowen (Paula Bowen's husband) is on kidney dialysis.
  • Mark DeGalen (friend of Cindy Taylor) has been moved to Edwin Shaw Rehab for therapy.
  • Tom Fiebig (friend of the Hills) who has mesothelioma.
  • Family and friends of Barbara Gaumer (friend of Jeannine Swaffield) who recently passed away.
  • Beth George (niece of Ginny West) - Acute Pericarditis.
  • Anna (31) is the daughter of Linda Goode (a friend of Lynda McGinnis). Anna recently gave birth to a healthy baby boy, but she has been given 6 months to live with stage 4 color cancer.
  • Lee Goode (Anna's step-father) had a mild stroke last Friday.
  • Eric Hellgren (Jeff Weltman's stepson) - Needing prayer.
  • Brenda Kavali ( Ryann's (Allen) mother-in-law) - Cancer
  • Pat Kidder (Jayne's daughter-in-law) has cancer and is having surgery on Tuesday, November 27.
  • Mark Kovachick - Cancer
  • Sarah Latham (daughter of the Hills) - Health concerns.
  • JJ Ohmann, (son of Susan Verble's coworker) needs continued prayer.
  • Mark Reels is undergoing treatment for cancer.
  • Larry Sprandel (son-in-law of Joanne Sogan) is recovering from surgery.
  • Babe Strebel - Health concerns.
  • Susan Taylor (Cindy's sister-in-law) is recovering from back surgery.
  • Bill & Lillian Wellington (friends of Micki Williams) - Both in need of prayer.
  • Browning West (grandson of Chuck & Ginny) - Needing Prayer

2018 Per Capita - $29.34
Per Capita given to date is $1607.36
Per Capita Amount for 2019 is $30.56

ON the CALENDAR 
Sunday, December 9
Cookie Decorating
Poinsettia Orders are Due
Sunday, December 16
Fellowship Hour following the morning service.

Monday, December 17
Session Meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Parlor

Monday, December 24
Christmas Eve Service at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 25
Christmas!