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FIRST
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

Cottage Grove
FOR STUDY
Psalm 100
Philippians 4:4-9 
 

GIVE THANKS
 








 




 
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 Thursday November 28th in observance of Thanksgiving Day and also on Friday November 29th for staff holiday.  
 
DEACONS ON CALL Cindy Vogel 541-600-7650 and Chris Heritage 541-505-2489.
 
KITCHEN COORDINATOR FOR NOVEMBER Sandie Moniz 541-767-3321. 
 
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.

START YOUR READING!  The Book Group meets again on Sun, Dec 1st from 3-5pm in Friendship Hall.  We are reading Brene’ Brown’s book called, “Daring Greatly.”  Start reading and plan to be there for a great discussion.

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.

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!
 
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 Sun, Dec 1.  Wreath delivery on Sun, Dec 8.  Please sign-up in Friendship Hall. 
 
FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER on Thanksgiving Day, from 11:00am-2:00pm.  Meals served onsite only at Trinity Lutheran Church, local delivery available for shut ins. For more information call 541-942-2373 by Wed, Nov 27 at 2pm.
 
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.
 
COMMUNITY SHARING Final food offering for the year!  Next Sunday, December 1st is our final food offering to Community Sharing, our local food bank, for 2019.  Please help us surpass last year's giving.  Take a green bag home (from the red wagon in Friendship Hall,) fill it with food to help feed hungry people and bring it back next Sunday.  Let's end the year generously, fulfilling Jesus' command to feed the hungry.  
 
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.
 
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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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FPC Cottage Grove · 216 S 3rd St · Cottage Grove, OR 97424 · USA

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