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FIRST
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Cottage Grove
FOR STUDY
Psalm 122
Isaiah 2:1-5
 

Hope 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.  
 
DEACONS ON CALL Hank Habenick 541-767-0807 and Shirley Estrada 541-767-3817.
 
KITCHEN COORDINATOR FOR DECEMBER Barbara Gant 541-942-3411. 
 
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.

READERS!  The Book Group will meet today from 3-5pm in Friendship Hall.  We are reading Brene’ Brown’s book called, “Daring Greatly.”  Be there for a great discussion.

CHRISTMAS WREATH SALES to support farm workers and members of Mujeres Luchadores Progresistas (Women Striving for Progress.) The wreaths are approximately 24”-26” in diameter and cost $35 each.  Checks can be made out to MLP. Deadline is today, Dec 1.  Wreath delivery on Sun, Dec 8.  Please sign-up in Friendship Hall. 
 
MOVIE NIGHT Bring your friends and family to see a Christmas movie on Dec 6th at 7:00 pm. Popcorn and beverages will be provided, please bring your favorite movie snack to share.

HELP DECORATE THE SANCTUARY for Advent and Christmas.  Please help beautify the sanctuary during Advent by bringing poinsettias for display in the sanctuary.   If you'd like to pick yours up after Christmas, please put your name on the bottom.   Thank you.
 
CHRISTMAS AT RAINBOW VILLAGE Rainbow Village is a low-income housing complex in Eugene that this church helped found almost 50 years ago with the other local Presbyterian Churches. Every year at Christmas, this church helps provide Christmas gifts and a Christmas meal to residents in need.  If you would like to participate, please see De Martysus after worship.
 
DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE IN THE CONGREGATION IN NEED OF LOVING CARE? We have amazing Deacons in this congregation, who lovingly visit members at home or in the hospital. If you, or someone you know, would like a visit, some homemade soup or other assistance from the Deacons, please contact Cindy Vogel or Lynn Rogers.
 
ADVENT FESTIVAL Please join us on Dec 8th following the worship service. Christian Ed will provide soup, you bring breads, appetizers, or desserts. Bring adult size socks for men and women for a mission project. Enjoy crafts, wreath-making, and music. What a fun way to start Advent!
 
OPEN HOUSE FPC members are invited to a celebratory open house at the Buddhist Palmo Center, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2-4, 325 North "I" Street.  A greeting and word of thanks will be given at 2:30 by Tulku Jigme Rinpoche, our speaker on gratitude.  The open house celebrates all the volunteer work that has gone into creating this beautiful center.
 
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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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