Worship Service In-Person and on Zoom

Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 11 a.m.

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Passcode: 201166 

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Upcoming Advent Activities

The Interfaith Coalition for Migrant Justice is organizing a holiday event to benefit La Casita. They have asked many churches to participate. They are collecting specific food items, specific children's books in Spanish, Walmart gift cards, and more. We have narrowed the list to just a few items that can be brought into church 3 Sundays of Advent. The fourth Sunday's donation will benefit UCHM.

November 27 - Bring dry beans

December 4 - Bring dry rice

December 11 - Bring canned vegetables

December 18 - Bring cooking oil (to be donated to UCHM)

If you would like the entire list of items, please reach out to Claudia Foulkes or Tricia Lloyd-Sidle.  

Christmas Concert

Members of the Crescent Hill Presbyterian Church Music Ministry will present a Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 18, at 2:00 p.m., in the sanctuary. During the concert, Amy Pauw and Doug Yeager will present a flute suite of Christmas carols. Frank Kirk, Jr. and David Paul Gibson will present selections from THE NUTCRACKER and favorite Christmas songs, including WHITE CHRISTMAS, I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS, and SLEIGH RIDE played piano four-hand style. The concert is free, open to all, and will be followed by a light reception.

Children’s Sunday School on Zoom

Children of all ages are invited to come Zoom with us from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. every Sunday. We will gather for music, Bible stories, crafts, and more. Throughout the fall we will hear stories about Moses, Ruth, David, and other ancestors in the faith. Our crazy friend Sid is back too. Join us each week to see how Sid, once again, has fundamentally misunderstood the Bible story. 

Never a dull moment in children’s Sunday school! Teachers are Jerry Van Marter, Eva Stimson, Bev Machin, and Luke Van Marter (aka Sid). Please let us know if you would like to join our teaching team. Email Jerry to get on the list to receive weekly Zoom invitations and other announcements.  

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Volunteer Opportunity

Help is needed to prepare communion on the first Sunday of the month, and for special holidays. It's a simple task that would require you to arrive at church by 10:30 to do preparation, and stay after church about 15 minutes to clean up. Please contact Faith Grady to be added to the volunteer list. You can let her know what Sundays you are available by emailing office@crescenthill.church or calling 502-893-5381.

Sharing Nativity Sets 

Do you have one or more nativity sets (creches) that you would like to see displayed in the sanctuary windows during Advent? 

If so, please bring them to church this Sunday, November 13, or the following Sunday, November 20. Leave the set in the room off the narthex. Be sure to enclose a note with your name and, if you like, a brief note about the nativity/creche.

If more convenient, you may also leave nativities on the Lloyd-Sidle’s screened-in porch at 109 Oxford Place.

Questions? Contact Tricia Lloyd-Sidle, revtjls@gmail.com or 502-681-4059.

Lunch Reminder

The catered lunches at the congregational gatherings cost $9.00 each. If you haven’t paid for yours yet, you can make a check out to the church, write “lunch” on the memo line, and put it in the offering plate on Sunday or mail it to the church office.

Coffee and Conversation

You are invited to stop by Henry Young Hall on Sunday mornings from 10:00 to 10:45 for coffee and conversation. Nothing formal is planned. This is just an opportunity to be together and maybe get to know one another better.

December Youth Group Activity

Sunday, December 11, 3-6 p.m. Marvel movie watching with a taco bar!! We will have some fun movie and taco time at church in the youth room. If desired, we can also brainstorm ideas of how to fix up the youth room, play some ping pong, or do some arts/crafts while watching. We'll decide collectively which movie to watch. 

For any and all questions, call/text Rebecca Barnes or email revrebeccabarnes@gmail.com

November Birthdays

Please remember these wonderful folks in prayer and, if possible, reach out to them with a card, phone call, text, email or however you choose to honor them. To double-check your listing, contact Soni Castleberry at soni.castleberry@gmail.com or phone or text at 502-417-6481. 

Nov. 2 – Ndaya Farrell

Nov. 5 – George Lindauer, Dana Walker

Nov. 8 – Chris Bischoff, Seth Pendleton

Nov. 11 – Diana Stephen

Nov. 12 – Sebastian Duverge

Nov. 14 – Lucy Craigo-Snell

Nov. 15 – Ada Asenjo, Ryan Nottingham, Carol Roderick

Nov. 16 – Anna Marie Aycock

Nov. 21 – Rick Roderick

Nov. 26 – Emilio Bartlett

Nov. 27 – Daniel Kemmerle

Nov. 28 – Lucy Craig Steilberg

Nov. 29 – Ashton Banks

Appointments with Peggy

If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with Peggy, please contact the church office at 502-893-5381 or email office@crescenthill.church.

Westminster Weekly Submissions Deadline
Please have all Westminster Weekly submissions turned in every Wednesday by noon. Use this link for submissions and follow the prompts. Thank you!
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Deacon of the Month: November

Shannon Langley is our Deacon of the Month. If you or someone you know is in need of a kind gesture, please reach out to Shannon at langleyse@gmail.com or call 502-396-8980.

Elder of the Week

Don Mead is our Elder of the Week. He can be contacted by phone at 231-649-3800 or via email at mead@msu.edu. Lucy Steilberg will begin Elder of the Week duties on November 20.