Current Events and announcements

IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH



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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


Click here to read about Session's decision to continue with  Virtual Worship.


ADULT FELLOWSHIP AND STUDIES

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 Men's Book Study group plans on meeting after church on the last Sunday of the month at 11:30 via Zoom.

The books they will be discussing are-

November 29 Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco by Gary Kamiya

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

Click here to go to the Zoom link

 

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:

  1. Please arrive to the church office during the office hours.
  2. Please ask Melissa (our new Administrative Assistant) to assist you with your book and payment.
  3. 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.)
 Click here for a short preview of the book by Adam Hamilton.
Advent Begins November 29th!
Advent Wreaths!
As we celebrate Advent in our own homes this year, the worship committee encourages each household to create, display and light your own Advent wreath. 

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.

GlobalHolidayFaire.org

Click here to down load the Global Holiday Faire Flyer

 

Give The Gift Of Reading For A Steffan Manor Child

Click Here to Select a Student

 

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.





Rebuilding Together Solano County Food Distribution






Update as of October 2020

 

Items requested:

  • 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.





Pedal for Protein

Presbytery of the Redwoods

Spin at Home Edition

 


PAST EVENTS




  • Youth SnowTrip Retreat

    Last February the youth enjoyed 3 days of fun in Lake Tahoe in the snow with snowball fights, making snow angles, sledding, playing games and fellowship.

  • Not to Late to Donate to Pedal for Protein!

    Thank you from Dave Standafer for supporting his fundraising efforts for Pedal for Protein. If you would still like to donate, checks can be made payable to Redwoods Presbytery with P4P and Dave Standafer on the memo line. That way, Dave get credit for your donation. Donors will receive a Federal Tax compliant receipt. Mail checks to Redwoods Presbytery, 1226-A Salvador Ave.,, Napa, CA 94558. The Redwoods Presbytery website is featuring PRP at  www.redwoodspresbytery.org. Dave's website for this year's P4P is www.imathlete.com/#/legacy?url=%2Fdonate%2FDavidStandafer12540.

  • Vacation Bible School Drama Camp- August

    Last August we held a joint VBS Drama Camp with Wayside Methodist Church at our church. The youth group were buddies to the younger students. They create their own T-Shirt/ costume and a personal puppet for their production of "You Are Special" by Max Lucado.

  • Bible Study- Honoring God in Each Other

    Thursdays, October 17th  through November 21st 7:00 to 8:30pm

    Join us for a serious examination of our attitudes and behaviors toward one another including forgiveness and understanding for better relationships in the future. We are reading and discussing The Third Option: Hope for a Racially Divided Nation, by Miles McPherson. We will also listen to experts working in race relations and reflect on the daily headlines which highlight why this study is of critical importance today.


    For detailed information download the flyer here.

  • Annual Thanksgiving Feast

    Usually the Sunday before Thanksgiving Day we have our Thanksgiving Feast after service and share how thankful we are to God. This feast is opened to all.

  • Books and Breakfast- Steffan Manor outreach

    December 11, 2012

    The  Steffan Manor PTO asked for assistance in an their  annual Books and Breakfast event where parents accompany their children to the school.  Each student who attends receives a free book.  We assisted in providing bagels, coffee and hot chocolate.


  • Lenten Bible Study

    We explored the book 24 Hours That Changed the World by Adam Hamilton.  We explored the facts and significance of Jesus' final day on earth.   We journeyed along with Adam Hamilton as he took us to the Holy Land to the physical locations.  We will also heard partial sermons that each chapter is based upon.  With each lesson are Scripture passages and famous works of art on the subject to contemplate.  This is a profound study that impacted us when we last studied it on the past.

EVENTS THIS WEEK

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