WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, December 6, 2015

This Sunday, Don Frampton is preaching.

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News & Announcements

WNO: A Taste of Africa – The World Missions Committee invites you to WNO on December 2 for the launch of the call for proposals for World Mission initiatives at SCAPC. Enjoy a wonderful African meal. Sign up online at www.scapc.org/wno.

Wine Club Redux – The Congregational Life Team is sponsoring a wine tasting event at Hopper’s Cart de Vins (5601 Magazine) from 6-7 p.m. on Thurs, Dec 3. Enjoy red wines, fresh fruit, artisan cheeses, and commentary by Rick Hopper. $15, space limited, RSVP to Geoff Snodgrass, gpsnodgrass@gmail.com.

Advent Poinsettia Orders Open Online – This Advent season, we will adorn the church with poinsettias and fresh wreaths. To make a $15 donation toward the purchase of these adornments in honor or in memory of a loved one, please visit www.scapc.org/advent-poinsettias. Order deadline is Monday, Dec. 7. Online orders only

White Gift – The White Gift tree is set up in FFH full of children’s names and gift requests Nov 29, and Dec 6. Help “adopt” a child for Christmas and purchase gifts that address their needs and wants. Join us at WNO on Dec 9 to wrap our presents together (paper and boxes provided). Join us again on Dec 13 during the 10:30 a.m. service for the annual White Gift dedication ceremony. Questions? Genny Hagler, genny@scapc.org.

Carrollton Christmas Camp – Dec. 21-24, 28-30 at Lafayette Academy. We need willing and able volunteers to serve as camp group leaders daily from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Can’t commit a whole day? Reach out and we’ll work something around your schedule! E-mail Sean Tate (sean@scapc.org) with your name and availability. We also need donations for snacks and crafts this year: small toys and games (for prizes!), construction paper, hydrogen peroxide (6%), sprite (10 2-Liter bottles), Cat litter boxes (5), vegetable oil (5 large bottles), food coloring (4 packs), dish soap (5 bottles), yeast (5 packs), vinegar (5 bottles), glitter, baking soda (5 boxes), red, gold, white and blue fleece (2 yards each), XL white t-shirts, mouthwash cups, plastic water bottles, cardboard, and other recyclables, pipe cleaners/chenille sticks, Mod Podge extreme glitter and glow in the dark, Crayola air dry white clay, glitter glue, beads, ribbons, buttons, borax (1 box), glue (5 gallons), corn syrup, medium mason jars (40), poster board, Ziploc sandwich bags, clay putty, Torani or SodaStream Syrups, Sweetened Condensed milk (30 oz), butterscotch topping (30 oz), imitation butter extract (5 bottles), cream soda (40 bottles or 180 oz), brown paper bags (50), rubber bands, gushers, air heads, gummi worms, pretzels, goldfish, fruit snacks, and any other healthy snacks. Place donations in the box in FFH. Questions? Contact Sean Tate, sean@scapc.org

PW Christmas Service – All women are invited to attend the annual PW Christmas service in the Chapel on Tues, Dec 8 at 6 pm with a reception to follow at the home of Bill & Mary Marks (6149 St. Charles).

SCAPC Nursery School – SCAPCNS is accepting applications for 2016/17! Appy online at: www.scapcns.org. Children must be 2 years by 12/31/16. Questions? Contact Keflyn Fransen, NS Director: scapcns@gmail.com.

St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church is currently searching for an Associate Pastor who will be a generalist in ministry but will have a special emphasis on local mission. Anyone interested is welcome to view the attached Ministry Information Form, or to contact Dr. Walter Harris, Chair, Associate Pastor Nominating Committee, at wharris13@cox.net. Thank you.

Small Groups:

CBD Study Group
Wednesdays | 7-8 a.m. | Between the Bread (625 St. Charles) | Reading: Science and Wisdom by Jürgen Moltmann
Contact: John Morton, johnmorton@cox.net

Spiritually Hungry Women
Wednesdays | 12:30-1:45 p.m. | LB
Contact: Miriam Schulingkamp, schuling@aol.com.

Men’s Bible Study
Wednesdays | 5:15 p.m. | Bloomfield Room
Contact: Don Frampton, don@scapc.org.

Thursday Morning Bible Study & Prayer Group
Thursdays | 7 a.m. | Land Building, Riverside | Reading: Studies in the Gospel of John: Encounters with Jesus by Frances Taylor Gench
Contact: Phil Stagg, rev.stagg@gmail.com.

PW Needleworks Group
Thursdays | 10 a.m. – Noon | Land Building, Lakeside
Contact: Mary Ann Mott, 504-866-4424.

PW Bible Studies
Monday (11:45 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Lambeth): Dec 14
Tuesday (5:45 p.m): Dec 1
Reading: 2015-16 Horizons Bible Study “Come to the Waters” by Judy Record Fletcher
Contact: Betty Hope, PW Moderator, hopehome@aol.com

MOMs (0-K) & MOM-SY (1-12 grade) Groups
Tuesdays | 9-10:30 a.m. | MOMs CC, MOM-SY LB | Childcare provided | Contact: Meg Kramer, mgammage@gmail.com or April Weiser, adweiser@cox.net.

20/30s PINTS (Presbyterians Imbibing in Necessary Theological Study)
Every other Tuesday | 7 p.m. | location varies |  Dec 1, 15
Contact: Genny Hagler, genny@scapc.org or http://www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030

PW Book Club
First Thursday of the Month | 7 p.m. | Land Building | Dec 3Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee, Jan 7Euphoria by Lily King.
Contact: Elizabeth Artigues, artigues@cox.net