Sunday, November 16, 2014: "It's a Small World"
Thursday, November 13
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Psalm 23:4
We all have moments of feeling disappointed. Something doesn't go our way: we are passed over for a job promotion; someone says something that reminds us that while sticks and stones can break our bones, words really do sometimes hurt us; or we feel an internal sense of unrest. In these valley moments sometimes we turn to the church. But what exactly are we looking for? Do you want the pastor to do a reprise of "The sun will come out tomorrow" from Annie? Or do you want the pastor to dwell with you in the disappointment? Or do you want a distraction? Or some random combination of all three? Read More
Sunday, November 23, 7:00 p.m., First Presbyterian Church
Members of Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities will be present to lift our voices together. There will be a reception with refreshments following the service. First Presbyterian Church is located at 2050 Oak St.
November 12: Acts 2 - A vision for the church?
November 19: Jeremiah 1:4-10.
November 26: NO BIBLE STUDY - Happy Thanksgiving
December 3: Matthew 1-2
December 10: Matthew 3-4
December 17: Matthew 5-6
December 24/31: NO BIBLE STUDY ~ Please join us for Christmas Eve service and have a Happy New Year
January 7, 2015: Bible Study resumes, Matthew 7-8
Hope you will join in the conversation. You are always welcome.
Hear ye! Hear ye! Anouncing our Thanksgiving Service 2014 at 9 am and 11 am
This Sunday, November 23rd, we will celebrate and giving thanks. The original Pilgrims founded the Congregational Church, so this is a sacred Sunday. We welcome special guest musicians from the Sarasota Orchestra who will help us make a joyful noise to God! The Scripture passage is Jeremiah 1:4-10. Please come and bring a friend! All are welcome here: whoever you are and wherever you are on life's journey.
Thursday, November 27, 12:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall
Sign up (sheets are up in Fellowship Hall), for your attendance at dinner, the side dish you will bring, whether you can help with set-up, clean-up, pie cutting, or serving. Please sign up by Monday, November 24 to ensure ample food. Pans are provided for dishes and are available for pick-up in the Fellowship Hall kitchen.