Worship on Sunday

December 16, 2018

Third Sunday of Advent

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

Scripture Reading

Luke 1:26-38

Sermon

She Said Yes
Steve Hancock

Hymns

Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus
O Lord, How Shall I Meet You
Lift Up Your Heads, Ye Mighty Gates

News & Announcements

Memorial Service for Carol Johnson, Wed., Dec. 19, 2:00 p.m.

A memorial service for Carol Johnson will be held in the Sanctuary, Wednesday, December 19 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will be held in Second Hall immediately following the service.

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Adult Sunday School “Angels We Have Heard on High” Dec. 9, 16, 23

9:50-10:50 a.m. • Second Hall Angels are so much a part of our cultural and faithful journey to Christmas. Join us during Advent as we explore and ponder the meaning and messages of angels as we prepare to celebrate Christ’s … Continue reading

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Help Support Our Local Mission Partners this Christmas Season

Warm Heart Tree The Warm Heart Tree provides items for residents at Women & Children First, a shelter for victims of domestic abuse. This year, they need twin bedding, diapers, cleaning supplies, socks and underwear, trash cans and trash bags, … Continue reading

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SPY Kids Christmas Celebration

Garvan Gardens Christmas Light Spectacular, Thursday, December 20 at 4:00 p.m. All fourth and fifth graders are invited to join this holiday celebration. We will meet at the church to go together to Garvan Gardens in Hot Springs. Following the … Continue reading

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Young Adults & College-Age Christmas Party, Dec. 19

Join us December 19 at 5:00 p.m. All college-aged young adults are invited to attend this fun Christmas party in the Youth Building. Come in your Christmas pajamas, bring a funny white elephant gift, and enjoy catching up with one … Continue reading

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Cheeses with Jesus Christmas Celebration, Dec. 19

We will have a Potluck Christmas meal, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Entrée will be provided; please bring a side dish/dessert/beverage to share. We will also exchange one dollar ($1.00) gifts. For more information, contact Catherine Allsbury, (501) 227 0000 or catherineallsbury@secondpreslr.org.

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Advent Meditation Resources Available

Written Advent devotional materials are available on a table in the Narthex: Moving Toward the Manger: Reflections on the writings of Frederick Buechner Advent Journey Coloring Pages Devotional: This resource includes 8 ½ × 11 coloring pages for each week … Continue reading

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Register for Faith & Grief Luncheon, Dec. 18

When a loved one dies, one of the most common early reactions is an intense yearning, a sense that part of you is missing, and a hunger to have the person back. Sharing stories often provides solace and helps ease … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Bethlehem, Dec. 23

Sunday, December 23 at 9:50 a.m. (during the Sunday School hour) in the Great Hall. All children (preschool and elementary), youth, and parents are invited to gather in “Bethlehem” to celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus. Join us for … Continue reading

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Moms’ Book Club, Dec. 20

Are you a mom who is covered in lunchboxes, carpools, and crazy schedules? You aren’t alone. Consider joining our Moms’ Book Club. It is a new group so now is the perfect time to join! We will read slowly through … Continue reading

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Planning your summer now?

Registration for the Montreat Worship and Music Conferences this summer opens on December 15. Our church will send a group to this conference during week 2 of the Conference schedule, (June 22-29, 2019). We will continue to register participants through … Continue reading

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