Worship on Sunday

December 11th, 2016

Third Sunday of Advent

  • 11:00 a.m.
  • 8:30 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m.

Scripture Reading

Luke 1:46-55

Sermon

Lifted Up
Steve Hancock

Hymns

Prepare the Way, O Zion
My Soul Gives Glory to My God
Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates

News & Announcements

Memorial Service for Bryan Byrd, Sat., Dec. 10, 1:00 p.m.

A memorial service for Bryan Byrd will be held on Saturday, December 10, at 1:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. A reception in Second Hall will be held immediately following the service.

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SPY Kids Christmas Party, Dec. 11

SPY Kids Christmas Party Sunday, December 11 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Pizza, games, crafts, caroling…Lots of fun for all 4th and 5th graders. Please contact Jeannie Ford (jeannieford@secondpreslr.org, 227-0000) for more information.

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Young Adult Christmas Party, Dec. 14

You are invited to the home of Collins and Jeannie Andrews, 73 El Dorado, for the Young Adult Christmas Party Wednesday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m. Wear an ugly sweater or Christmas attire. There will be a White Elephant Ornament … Continue reading

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Festive Family Films, Dec. 17

Join your friends and family on Saturday, December 17, 2:30-5:00 p.m. for a three-screen showing of holiday favorites, complete with popcorn and hot cocoa. Bring a blanket or a snuggie and cozy up to your choice of: It’s a Wonderful … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Advent Bible Study, Nov. 28 – Dec. 18

“A Thrill of Hope: The Christmas Story in Word and Art” November 28 December 5, 12, 18 In this presentation of the Christmas story, A Thrill of Hope, world-renowned biblical scholars on the faculty of Candler School of Theology offer … Continue reading

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Advent Sunday School Series, “Names for the Messiah,” Dec. 4-18

Sundays, December 4, 11, 18 9:50 a.m. in Second Hall Leaders Steve Hancock Marie Mainard O’Connell Lindy Vogado For a child has been born for us, a son given to us……and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, … Continue reading

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Younger Women’s Advent Bible Study, Nov. 30, Dec. 7 & 21

Wednesdays: November 30, December 7 & 21 6:00-7:15 p.m. Youth Building All “younger women” are invited to join the Wednesday evening group during the season of Advent to explore the Season of the Nativity through a variety of activities and … Continue reading

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Poinsettia Orders

Poinsettias are used to decorate the Sanctuary and Second Hall during Advent. You are invited to place a poinsettia in honor and/or memory of a loved one. Funds received in excess of those purchased will be used in benevolent ways … Continue reading

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Second Wind, Dec. 11

Mark your calendar for Sunday, December 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. It will be a time for a cup of cider, a plate of cookies and some good conversation in the Great Hall. If you would like, bring … Continue reading

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Birthday Parties for Jesus, Dec. 20

Preschool and Elementary children will have a special opportunity to celebrate Jesus’ birthday during Sunday School on Sunday, December 20: Preschool Classes (2-5 years old/Kindergarten) will gather in their regular classrooms at 9:50 a.m. The classes will move together to … Continue reading

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Preschool Advent Story Time, Dec. 21

Preschool Advent Story Time Wednesday, December 21 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. All preschoolers are invited to join Miss Jeannie in the Children’s Library for seasonal stories, activities, and snacks. Please contact Jeannie Ford (jeannieford@secondpreslr.org, 227-0000) for more information.

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Help support our local mission partners this Christmas season!

The Vera Lloyd Tree, located in the Narthex, provides Christmas gifts for the youth who reside at Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Home in Monticello. Choose an angel ornament for a gift you would like to give and sign your name next … Continue reading

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“Big Kids” Book Club Christmas Party, Dec. 20

“Big Kids” Book Club Christmas Party Tuesday, December 20 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. All 1st-5th graders are invited to join Miss Jeannie for a special Christmas Book Club party! We will read some Christmas stories together and enjoy festive snacks … Continue reading

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