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Planning ahead: Dates and Events to Remember

For more information on these or other events, contact the church office.

Beginning Sept 8th, we have two worship services, at 8:30am and 11:00am.

Upcoming Events

For confidentiality reasons, no personal information is included. Please call the office (540-825-8616) for contact information for any Announcement below.

Announcements  Sunday,November 17th, 2019

TODAY - STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY

A reminder that this Sunday, November 17th, is Stewardship Sunday. We will be receiving our 2020 Pledge cards at this time.

MONTHLY SAFE MINISTRY DONATION OPPORTUNITY

In continued support of the Safe Shelter of Culpeper our item of the month for November is kitchen trash bags.

 

OPEN SANCTUARY

Open Sanctuary continues each Thursday between noon and 2:00 p.m. This is a time for personal prayer and reflection, and all are welcome. Volunteers are needed for December 26th.

 

CARE GIVERS SUPPORT GROUP

Reformation Lutheran Church is hosting a community Care Givers Support Group on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from noon to 1:15 p.m.  All are welcome.

 

CPC’s CHRISTMAS FLOAT

ATTENTION:  Anyone who would like to participate in CPC’s Christmas Float on December 8th at 5:30 pm., please meet with Cheryl Jarvis at the conclusion of this morning’s worship (both services).  You can also contact Cheryl at 540-729-1767.

 

HELP NEEDED FOR MANNA THANKSGIVING ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH.

We are in need of 2 additional people to buy, cook, slice and deliver turkeys by 9:00 am. for our Festival of Thanksgiving at Manna.  Contact Waverley Lee if you can provide a turkey.  If you can, please deliver a container of drippings with your turkey.  Thank you.

SESSION

Our Session meets today, Nov. 17th, 12:30 pm.

 

2020 FLOWER CHART

Our 2020 Flower Chart is posted in the narthex if you would like to donate flowers for our worship services next year.  Thank you.

 

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

We will meet Monday, Nov. 18th, at 2:00 pm. in the library.

 

PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN’S AFTERNOON CIRCLE

The Afternoon Circle will meet Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2:30 pm., at the home of Gay Wallace.

 

PHOTOGRAPHS REQUESTED

The church website is in need of photographs of any and all church activities, especially youth activities. Please email them, in the highest resolution possible, to beti@chezturner.com for inclusion in our future website Gallery.  Thank you.

 

CHRISTMAS DINNER THEATER NEEDS

Needed for the December 7th Christmas dinner theater: four earthenware mugs & a few small to medium pottery pitchers for upcoming rehearsals through the first week in December. Contact Waverly Lee.

 

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE

A Community Thanksgiving Service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 21st, 6:30-7:30 pm. at Culpeper Methodist Church followed by a time of fellowship and refreshments.  Keynote speaker is Pastor Brad Hales and music provided by the Culpeper Gospel Choir. Food drive donations of canned food will be accepted at the Thanksgiving Service.

 

UPCOMING CHRISTMAS EVENTS

Dec. 1st and 8th – 8:30 and 11:00 Worship Service and Sunday School.

Dec. 7th – Dinner and Play “In Bethlehem Inn” at 5:30 pm. Fellowship Hall

Dec. 8th – Christmas Parade 5:30 pm.

Dec. 10th and 11th – Salvation Army Bell Ringing 10 am. – 8 pm. Safeway

Dec. 15th  – 8:30 Worship Service and Sunday School

                - 11:00 Choir Contata

Dec. 22nd and 29th – One worship service at 10:00 am. – No Sunday School

 

CHILI LUNCHEON AND AUCTION

Many, many thanks from the Presbyterian Women to everyone who helped make last Sunday's chili luncheon and auction so successful!  This includes the people who prepared food for the luncheon, those who worked to set up, serve food, and clean up, those who donated homemade goods to be auctioned, and those who purchased those goods.  Special thanks to Wayne Bernardo, Waverley and Ginna Lee, and Bob Grose for making the auction run so smoothly.  It was a fun event and raised over $4,000 to support mission projects of the Presbyterian Women.  We are truly overwhelmed and blessed by the generosity of our church family!

 

DISCIPLES TOGETHER NIGHT

Mark Your Calendars - Next Disciples Together Night, Sunday, 11/24, 5:00 PM! - Come for dinner and fellowship, followed by a menu of activities and learning opportunities...

 

FINANCIALS

We ask that you give your prayerful consideration to the church’s current year’s financial position.  Recognizing the monthly expenses have not increased from prior year, our average expenses continue to exceed our giving by an average of $2,000 per month.  It is important that our committees are able to sustain our current ministries as we strive to become good disciples.   

 

SPECIAL THANKSGIVING WORSHIP SERVICES NEXT WEEKEND, 11/24

These will include a special discipleship testimonial from CPC's beloved former pastor, Wayne Bernardo. Please sure to come and join us!

 

LUNCH BUNCH

Those who want to get into the Christmas Spirit come join us at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26th to decorate our sanctuary and Chrismon tree followed by lunch at Grass Rootes.  This is always a fun occasion.  Everyone welcome.

 

CHURCH CHRISTMAS PLAY

The Church Christmas play is fast approaching.  Congregational Care is in need of:

  1. 3 dozen cookies/bars

  2. Helpers in the kitchen the day/night of performance – set up/clean up

  3. Rides to/from performance as it is after dark, 5:30-7:30. Let us know if you would like to come and need a ride.

Call Gay Wallace or contact her by email if you can help or need a ride. Thanks in advance.

 

YOUTH AND CHILDREN’S SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES

Starting January, the youth and children’s Sunday School classes will be collecting an offering.  The youth will decide the recipient of this offering.  Parents please be mindful to support this ministry.

 

Are you a newcomer to Culpeper Presbyterian ?

Welcome to all who are visiting with us this morning. Please let the minister know if you would like a visit or information about our church family by signing the guest book located in the narthex. 

 

Pastor Chris welcomes getting together with you. Feel free to email him at crshearercpc@gmail.com or church@culpeperpresbyterian.org, or call the church office (540-825-8616) to set up a meeting. The schedule for Pastor Chris varies from week to week. He will generally be out of the office on Mondays and usually in the office on Tuesdays and at least one additional day.