Life at First Presbyterian

Announcements – December 2017

Annual Congregational Meeting, December 10th—immediately after morning worship in the Fellowship Hall.  Please bring a sack lunch for you and your family.  We will review the budget for 2018, hear updates from a few ministries, and vote for officers.  Please plan to attend this important meeting.

Bread of Life Dinner—”Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.”   (Proverbs 14:21)  Our church will provide the evening meal and a worship service at Bread of Life Rescue Mission on Tuesday, November 28th.  A sign-up sheet for servers and food preparation is in the Fellowship Hall.  Food should be at the church no later than 5:00 p.m.  (If you plan to take your food directly to Bread of Life on the day of the dinner. please call Carol Sparks at 931-287-4440.)  Questions?  Please see Jim or Carol Sparks. 


The Women’s Christmas Luncheon will be Saturday, December 9th at 11:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall.  Our speaker will be Lis Ballash, a member of Crossville Christian School Board.  She will give an overview of the Classical Christian Education and Biblical teaching at CCS.  Our menu will be an entrée (provided), salads and desserts.  A sign-up sheet will be in the Fellowship Hall starting Sunday, November 19th.  Please join us for good food, special music and great fellowship!  On that day if you would like to bring one or two dozen homemade cookies, they will be packaged in Christmas tins and given to each of the teachers and staff at CCS.


Operation Christmas ChildThank you for again supporting Samaritans Purse Operation Christmas Child.  All boxes should be in today.  A team of 8 will be leaving for the Atlanta processing center Tuesday morning and working through Thursday.  Continue to pray for the child receiving your box, for the volunteers, and for the logistics of delivering 12 million boxes to over 100 countries.