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FIRST
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Cottage Grove
FOR STUDY
Isaiah 7:10-16
Matthew 1:18-25
 

Love Can't Wait
 
Advent Art 2019  by John Stuart, www.stushieart.com.
 








 



 
ANNOUNCEMENTS

OFFICE HOURS  The church office is open Tues.– Fri., hours are            8:30 - 12:30.  In an emergency, please call the office, or the Deacons on call, or Karen at 505-331-7101. Karen’s email: khillfpc@gmail.com.
The office will be closed December 24th and 25th for Christmas.
 
DEACONS ON CALL Hank Habenick 541-767-0807 and Shirley Estrada 541-767-3817.
 
KITCHEN COORDINATOR FOR DECEMBER Barbara Gant 541-942-3411. 
 
THE CHRISTMAS JOY OFFERING supports church leaders among us, retired, present and future, who have pointed us to God. Today we will collect an offering for PC (USA) to continue their support of the whole church.
 
GAME NIGHT on Friday January 3rd at 7:00pm. Bring a favorite game to share if you have one and a finger –food snack to share.  Bring some friends along, the more the merrier!! Do you need a ride? Please call Sandie Moniz, 541-767-3321. This fun night is sponsored by the Parish Life and Hospitality Committee hope to see you there.
 
THANK YOU from Bohemia Mining Days! Presbyterian Friends, Your sponsorship of our Native American Storyteller helped us achieve one of our goals for our 60th Anniversary--to bring back a Native American presence to the festival.  Esther was as terrific as always!  We appreciate the many ways FPCers sow goodness in our community and look forward to partnering with y'all in the future.   Thank you!
 
CONGRATULATIONS to the Cottage Village Coalition on receiving another grant!  The Baker Family Foundation awarded the tiny house project $2,500.  Getting closer to our final fundraising goal all the time. 
 
PER CAPITA 2019 - Dear church members, have you paid your per capita for 2019?  Part of belonging to our denomination, the Presbyterian Church, USA, is supporting other parts of the church.  A per capita fee of $36 per member helps support our Presbytery, our Synod and our General Assembly.  All of this helps support Presbyterian mission and ministry in our country and in our world.  Please, help our church do its part, by paying your per capita of $36 before the end of the year, and if you can, help pay someone else's.   
 
FLOOR REMODEL in the Parlor beginning January 6th.  Due to the nature of this project the Parlor will be closed and inaccessible from January 6th -15th.  The back entrance will be closed, as well, so please use the other doors to enter the building during this time.  Thanks to our Building and Grounds Committee for shepherding this project.
 
MAKE A PLEDGE! If you have not yet made a financial pledge for the church's 2020 budget, there is still time!  There are pledge cards in the Narthex, please fill it out and return it in the offering plate during worship or give it to Chuck Missar, our church treasurer.  Thank you for your faithful generosity and for insuring that this church's mission continues.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY of Central Lane works to eliminate sub-standard housing by assisting low-income homeowners, including veterans, seniors and disabled homeowners with minor exterior home repairs. Visit https://habitatlane.org/home-repair/ for more information.  Find out about your eligibility for the program BEFORE you fill out the application.  You can call the office at 541-741-1707 or email info@habitatlane.org.
 
 
 
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Our mailing address is:
216 South Third Street, Cottage Grove, OR  97424
Phone: (541) 942-4479         
E-mail: fpcgrove@gmail.com, Website: 
https://fpcgrove.org/

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