IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH
While we are experiencing COVID 19, we have moved from in person meetings to meetings via Zoom. To prevent crashers into our Zoom meetings we have posted our Zoom links on our "Member Log In" page which is password protected. All are welcomed to our studies so please contact us on our Contact page or call the church during our Office and leave a message on the recorder if not answered. Our current office hours are
Tuesdays- Friday 10:00 - 1:00
Martha's Circle Bible Study
Tuesday, Dec 15th at 1:00
Martha Circle is studying Love Carved in Stone: A Fresh Look at the Ten Commandments.
Planned meeting dates via Zoom at 1:00pm-
- 12/15 will be on the tenth commandment, "Don't Fixate On What You Don't Have."
Martha Circle 2021
Martha Circle meets (ZOOM) on the third Tuesday at 1:00 pm. All women are invited to join us. Our 2021 study will be the Presbyterian/Horizon Bible Study Into The Light, Finding Hope Through Prayers of Lament.Call Earline Barfield by Dec 7 to order study book, ($13)
Men's Book Discussion Group
The books they will be discussing are-
You can join the group by contacting John Collister.
Advent Adult Study Starts this Tuesday!
Tuesdays 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Read Chapter 1 before Dec. 1st class.
Led by Laura Levin and John Collister
Please join us for this new Adam Hamilton study, The Incarnation: Rediscovering the Significance of Christmas via Zoom for Advent! The format is once again book and Bible discussion with a video portion.
Study will take place on Tuesdays, December 1, 8, 15, and 22 from 3:30 to 5:00PM.
For those who have pre-ordered, the books are in and available for pickup!
How do you receive and pay for your book? Please follow this process:
- Please arrive to the church office during the office hours.
- Please ask Melissa (our new Administrative Assistant) to assist you with your book and payment.
- Please make out a check for $12 to Community Presbyterian Church (Please note that this is NOT a tax-deductible expense, as you are getting the book for the money.)
Daily Devotional Booklets: These Days
Our deacons provide these free of charge. The new issue for October through December is now in the church office. You can pick one up there or e-mail Margaret Pasholk and she will mail one to you.
YOUTH AND CHILDREN NEWS
Youth Group meets weekly on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm via zoom. Contact Rev. Wendy for information and here to get the Zoom link.
We are focusing this year on difficult and controversial Bible passages. We are now using zoom and our phones to play Jackbox TV games! Any youth are invited to attend.
MISSION AND OUTREACH
Looking ahead to Christmas Mission Opportunities
The Global Holiday Faire is online this year. This is a place where you can both purchase holiday gifts and support worthy causes. There is chocolate, coffee, ornaments, clothing, lotions and more. There are also ways to donate in name of your loved ones.
Give The Gift Of Reading For A Steffan Manor Child
The link above will take you to a simple Sign-up Genius webpage where you can select a student to purchase a gift for this Christmas season. Instructions of how to order from local bookstores is also on the page. If you have difficulty with the online sign up, please contact Melissa in the office and she will assist you.
All books need to be either purchased and stored from Benicia Books or Alibi Bookstore or delivered to the CPC office by 1:00 pm on Friday, December 11.
CPC Supporting Meals in Vallejo
The Mission and Outreach Committee of CPC decided this week to allocate
some of CPC’s mission monies to Vallejo Together’s Thanksgiving meals. Our
donation of $2500 will ensure that low-income seniors, families living in their
cars, and those Vallejo residents at homeless encampments will have a full
Thanksgiving feast. Vallejo Together volunteers will be delivering meals
made by First Baptist Church and a local catering company.
Update as of October 2020
- Sturdy Boxes - Costco fruit boxes or office paper boxes
- Grocery bags
- Ziploc bags (quart or gallon size)
- Monetary donations are also needed
- For now, there are plenty of egg cartons
Items can be dropped off at the church at the following times when people are at the church building:
Mondays 10:00 am - noon
Wednesdays 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Thursdays 9:00 am - 10:30 am
RTSC is providing a once-a-month food box to any families who have children attending Steffan Manor Elementary. On Tuesday, Oct 13, 6,120 lbs of food in 102 boxes were distributed from the CPC parking lot. These included meat, dairy and vegetables.
Rebuilding Together Solano County continues to serve low income Veterans, people with disabilities and citizens of Vallejo and Solano County. The Food Bank of Solano County is now partnering with RTSC to donate food each week (sometimes over 1,000 pounds each week) that we include in the giveaway. In addition, Costco continues to donate food twice a week. Food distribution occurs each Wednesday and Thursday out of the Community Presbyterian Church parking lot and fellowship hall.
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