Worship With Us
Gather with us for worship this Sunday at 9:55am. It’s the second Sunday of Advent – the Sunday of PEACE. We will light the HOPE and PEACE candles in the Advent Wreath as we wait and prepare for Christ’s birth! Our Choir and Scripture Readers will offer our annual Lessons & Carols service. You don’t want to miss this.

Advent Devotions
just a few copies of LOW remain …

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Stewardship Campaign/
Consecration Sunday
Just a reminder that we are still receiving pledge cards. If you forgot or lost your card, blank cards are available in the basket on the round table in The Gathering Space. Thank you for your commitment to the mission of Parkway UCC.

~Stewardship Commission
Coffee & Conversation
Mon, Dec 9 | 2:00pm
STL Bread Co

Located at Manchester & 270. Join us! Questions? Contact: Pastor Kevin: 314-872-9330 or [email protected].

Plastic Cap Recycling Opportunity

The Parkway Sustainability Seekers are “seeking” your plastic caps to help Gateway ONA.
Plastic caps are one of the Five Top Trash Items Found on Beaches Worldwide. Read about how the Parkway Sustainability Seekers and Gateway ONA are teaming up to do something about it.

Emmaus Homes Christmas Party
Thu, Dec 12 | 5:00pm
Lend a hand at the annual Emmaus Homes Christmas Party to be held here at Parkway. Emmaus supports people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, helping them live as independently as possible within communities of their choice within the greater St. Louis area. Seldom will you find a more rewarding volunteer opportunity. 
Dessert donations can be dropped off after 3:45pm
Slots are available between 4 and 8 p.m. for greeting, decorating, set up and perhaps most fun – partying with the Emmaus clients. 
Select your time slot and task with this link  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040D4DA9A929AAF94-5thannual   
You can also volunteer by calling either Judy McLachlin at 636-346-1093 or Polly Winkelmann at 314-503-4805.
Christmas Gifts for Women in Transition
Deadline: Wednesday, December 18

The Center for Women in Transition provides immediate services, life skill training, and help with job seeking to formerly incarcerated women.

Christmas Caroling
Wed, Dec 18 & Sat Dec 21 | 9:00am | Carpool from church

Join us as we spread the Christmas Spirit with PUCCers that would be blessed by such a gift.
Prayer List Updates
Families and individuals receiving SNAP benefits (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).
Ruth Murray - hospitalized for tests.
John Russell and Doug Dischinger - healing from cataract surgery.
Family and friends of Tom McGinthy - celebrating his life (Ruiz).

St Louis Assn UCC Covenant Partner
Week ending December 1 - Zion UCC, Florissant; https://www.zionuccstl.org/
Week ending December 8 - St. Martin UCC , High Ridge;

Christmas Eve Worship at Parkway
Tuesday, December 24
4:30pm Family Friendly Worship —A lively and spirited service with Nativity scriptures, carols and contemporary reflections. We will sing Silent Night by candlelight as we prepare to go out into this holy night.

7:30pm Candlelight & Communion —This traditional service includes the Christmas Gospel, choir and carols as we ponder what this love story means for us today. We will share Communion at our open table and sing Silent Night by candlelight.
What would Christianity look like if the focus were birth, not death; human flourishing, not suffering; and this world, not the next?” How is God inviting you in the coming days and weeks to echo some form of Mary’s words of humble openness and acceptance: “Yes, I see. I’m ready. Let it be with me just as you say.”
~Carl Gregg

Enjoy these children telling the story of Jesus’ birth… and adults acting it out.
What does an elf study in school?
The elfabet.
Fellowship Treats
Please c onsider providing treats for Sunday morning Fellowship Time as old friends, new friends and first time visitors build and sustain relationships…
Sunday Morning Flowers
Beautify the sanctuary even more by signing up for flowers or plants some Sunday…
Biogen Presses Ahead on Alzheimer’s Drug
Biogen Inc. will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer’s disease. The drug, called aducanumab, aims to help the body clear harmful plaques from the brain. 
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