Presbyterian Church Of Mountaintop Preparing For Christmas Season

Rev. James Shanley, pastor, invites you to worship on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 11am. at Presbyterian Church of Mountain Top, 9 Chestnut Street, just off North Main St. Pastor Shanley will deliver his sermon on Caring For Others and Grace. Sunday School will begin at 9:30 with classes for all ages available.

The adult class meets in the Sanctuary under the guidance of Elder Wes Mullen. They will be studying the book of Acts with visual aids from the Visual Bible Book of Acts

After the Worship YOU are invited to join the church family for a Carry-In Christmas Luncheon. Bring what you can or just bring yourself and celebrate the coming Christ Child.

The next Bible Class taught by Pastor Shanley will meet on Wed., November 30 , at 7:00pm. This will be a weekly Advent Bible Study based on the book by Max Lucado; Because of Bethlehem. Books are available to order, but are not necessary to join the study. Prepare for the coming Christ Child by joining this church wide study.

Trustees will meet Tuesday, Dec 6 at 7pm.

The Presbyterian Women will meet on Wed., Dec. 7 at 10am at the home of Audrey Frankenfield. After the meeting the women will share in a Christmas lunch. Contact Audrey with what you are bringing.

Many thanks to all who participated in Operation Christmas Child. An updated amount: 64 boxes were sent. Praise Jesus!

Please continue to donate your food items weekly to be given to the Mountain Top food bank. Bins are located at the rear of the Sanctuary. The need is great for packaged items, mayonnaise, coffee and sugar and peanut butter.

There is a special need for pork & beans, canned tomatoes and red beets.

The choir under direction of Bill Blannett practices Thursday at 7:00pm. If you are interested in sharing in this awesome Ministry of Music, just show up on Thursday or talk to Bill at church. They are preparing for a Christmas Cantata to be performed during the Dec. 11 service. The Children’s Choir, directed by Ceil Blannett and Susan Malkemes, practices each week after Worship for about 15 minutes.

2017 dates to purchase bulletin covers to honor or recognize someone are now available. A month’s supply of bulletin covers is $35. If there is a certain month you would like to purchase check with the office for availability. Flowers are also available to purchase for $35 for the vases or a special arrangement for the pedestal. Contact Allison Pekar to schedule flowers or call the church office.

Please continue to pray for our country.

Opportunities!:

November 30: 9:am; Decorating the Christmas Tree

December 5: Carry-In Luncheon Christmas Party

December 11: Christmas Cantata during Worship

Christmas Caroling with the Sunday School

December 18: Sunday School Play during Worship

If you have any questions about the church or it’s ministries please call 570 474-9915 or find us on Facebook