WORSHIP NEWS - Sunday, November 23


This Sunday, Don Frampton is preaching on Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 and Matthew 25:31-46. His sermon is titled, “Excuse the Interruption, Please.”

This Sunday’s Bulletin: Sunday, November 23 – 10:30 a.m. Bulletin

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

SCAPC’s Advent Calendar


First Sunday of Advent
Sunday, November 30 – 8:30 a.m. Chapel and 10:30 a.m. Sanctuary services

LIGHThouse Christmas Play at WNO
Wednesday, December 3 – 6 p.m. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Program

20/30s Christmas Brunch and Gift Exchange
Sunday, December 7 – 11:45 a.m. – Stillwagon home (440 Millaudon Street)

Youth Group White Gift Shopping
Sunday, December 7 – Jr. High at 4:45 p.m., Sr. High at 5:45 p.m.

Presbyterian Women Christmas Worship Service and Reception
Tuesday, December 9 – 6 p.m. Chapel, reception at Wright home (1518 State)

Shades of Praise Gospel Choir at WNO
Wednesday, December 10 – 6 p.m. Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Program

40/50s Progressive Dinner
Thursday, December 11 – 6:30 p.m. (offsite)

White Gift Service
Sunday, December 14 – 10:30 a.m. Sanctuary worship service

Youth Group Celebration in the Oaks
Sunday, December 14 – 5:00 p.m.

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


Poinsettia Memorials/Honorariums - It’s that time of year again! Time to prepare to adorn the Sanctuary with fresh poinsettias and the entrance ways with fresh wreaths. There are cards available in the pew racks for those that wish to make a $15 donation toward the purchase of these adornments in honor or in memory of a loved one. Fill out the card and place it in the offering plate with your check (payable to SCAPC). Memorials/honorariums will be acknowledged in the December 14, 21 and Christmas Eve bulletins. The order deadline is Monday, December 1. Questions? Contact Emily Fleshman, emily@scapc.org.

Input Needed for The View Fall 2014 Issue - The Fall 2014 issue of The View will be coming out soon and we would love congregational input! Our question this time is, “What is Your Favorite Bible Verse and What Does it Mean to You?” If you would like to share with us what the meaning behind your favorite scripture is, e-mail your 2 sentence response to Caitlin Rowland, caitlin@scapc.org as soon as possible

20/30s Front Porch Sitting - Join us for fellowship after a long week! Friday evenings, 5:30 p.m. Land Building Front Porch. Questions? Contact Genny Hagler, genny@scapc.org or join the FB group: www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030/.

20/30s PINTS (Presbyterians Imbibing in Necessary Theological Study) - Tuesday, November 25, Come join us for a drink (we’ll have homebrew on tap!), fellowship, and discussion! 7 p.m., Home of Caitlin and Andrew Rowland, 7812 Birch Street, NOLA. Questions? Contact Genny Hagler, genny@scapc.org or join the FB group: www.facebook.com/groups/SCAPC2030/.

PW Book Club Fall Books - November 6 - And The Mountains Echoed: A Novel by Khaled Hosseini, December 4 – Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand, 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.

Carrollton Christmas Camp - With the holiday season quickly approaching, SCAPC will once again host a free, two-week, enrichment camp for the children of the Carrollton neighborhood, December 22 – January 2, Mon-Fri from 8 am-3pm (except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Day) at Lafayette Academy on Carrollton Avenue. This year’s camp will feature an array of exciting activities including sports, arts and crafts, drama, reading, and many other special activities. As we gear up for an exciting two weeks, we would greatly appreciate any help you can contribute to make this year’s camp a flying success. Please contact Sean Tate, (sean@scapc.org or 504-615-4971) if you would like to volunteer either your time or other camp resources such as snacks, art supplies, books, and other items that will create an amazing experience for our campers!

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.