WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, December 21

This Sunday, Don Frampton is preaching during the 8:30 a.m. service. The 10:30 a.m. service will be our annual Celebration of Carols Chancel Choir concert.

This Sunday’s Bulletins:

Sunday, December 21 – 8:30 a.m. Bulletin

Sunday, December 21 – 10:30 a.m. Bulletin (Celebration of Carols)

Visit our Sunday School page to see what classes are being offered this Fall!

SCAPC’s Advent Calendar

Celebration of Carols, Orchestra and Choir Performance
Sunday, December 21 – 10:30 a.m. Sanctuary worship service

Youth Group Gift Exchange
Sunday, December 21 – Jr. High at 4:45 p.m., Sr. High at 5:45 p.m.

Carrollton Christmas Camp
Mon, December 22 – Fri, January 2 (except Christmas Day & New Year’s Day)
Lafayette Academy, Carrollton Avenue

Christmas Eve Services
Wednesday, December 24 – Sanctuary
Family Service with Childcare – 5:00 p.m.
Lessons and Carols without Childcare – 7:00 p.m.

Sunday after Christmas
Sunday, December 28 – one Sanctuary service at 9:30 a.m.

News & Announcements

Donations Needed for SCAPC’s Carrollton Christmas Camp! - SCAPC’s Carrollton Christmas Camp starts in less than a week and we still need donations and volunteers!! The camp runs from December 22 – January 2, Mon-Fri, 8 am-3pm, (except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day). 

CRAFT DONATIONS NEEDED: adhesive craft jewels, glitter pens, wiggle eyes, Crayola air dry clay, paint brushes, glass craft beads, tissue paper, and other arts and crafts supplies. Place donations in the donation bins in FFH.

SNACK DONATIONS NEEDED: boxes of raisins, granola bars, trailmix (no nuts please!), fruit snacks, Lance crackers, popcorn, kettle corn, goldfish, pretzels, apple juice boxes, applesauce, graham crackers, etc. Place donations in the donation bins in FFH.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you are interested in volunteering at this year’s camp please contact Sean Tate, (sean@scapc.org or 504-615-4971).

Youth Christmas Party & Gift Exchange - Join us this Sunday, December 21 as we send 2014 out in style with the Youth Group Christmas Party & White Elephant gift exchange. Bring a gift (no more than $10 in value) for this fun and silly gift exchange. Normal youth times/location. Questions? Contact Andy Fox, andy@scapc.org.

Intergenerational Mission Trip to Dominican Republic - The Youth and Young Adults and World Missions Teams are partnering to offer an intergenerational mission trip to the Dominican Republic on June 13-20, 2015. A great way for youth, families, and adults to partner together in service! If you are interested in learning more about this trip contact Andy Fox, andy@scapc.org, no later than this Sunday, December 21!

21st Annual PW Retreat - The theme of this year’s retreat, led by Beth Poe, is “Sensing God’s Love.” Join us as we contemplate the simple ways in which God surrounds us with love, love that we can touch, taste and smell, love so intense that it can transform our everyday life into mystical communion with Love itself. Monday, January 19 – noon Tuesday, January 20 at Solomon Retreat Center in Robert, LA. Cost is $115 for double occupancy, $143 for single room, 3 meals included. Registration forms can be picked up in the SCAPC office or downloaded from the SCAPC website PW page. Please contact Michelle Baker at 504-913-9284 or mbakerno@gmail.com with any questions. Deadline to register is Tuesday, January 6th.

WWL-TV Medical Reporter Meg Farris Kicks off WNO on January 7 - Don’t miss this chance to hear Southeast Louisiana’s only broadcast journalist dedicated to covering the fascinating beat of health and medicine, WWL-TV “MedicalWatch” reporter Meg Farris. Wednesday, January 7. Dinner starts at 6 p.m., program begins at 6:30 p.m. Reservations will open up online at www.scapc.org/wno after the New Year.

PW Book Club Fall Books - January 8 – David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcom Gladwell, February 5 – Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan, March 5 – Nive Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans by Dan Baum. Meets at 7 p.m. in the Land Building for lively discussion and refreshments! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Artigues, artigues@cox.net. Meets at 7 p.m. in the Land Building for lively discussion and refreshments! Questions? Contact Elizabeth Artigues, artigues@cox.net.

Scotland 2015! - SCAPC will return to the land of John Knox, Robert Burns, and Sir Walter Scott: July 28 – August 8, 2015. Join Don Frampton for this educational and entertaining tour! Anyone interested in the trip should go to: www.aitsatl.com to register. Click “Login”. The Group ID is “stcharles2015”, and the password is “travel”. There they will find everything you need to know about the trip, including how to register, the deposit amount, how long it’s refundable, etc.