November 30, 2014

Elder of the Month: Devery Thomas

Fellowship Deacon: Jack Williams

Projectionist:  Devery Thomas                      Sound Technician: Marvin King


  8:00am Worship Service in the Historic Chapel       

  8:45am  Pick up breakfast in the annex

  9:00am  Sunday School classes meet

        Nursery – babies thru 2 yrs                     Guppies - 3 yrs thru 5 yrs

        Fishers of Men - 6 yrs thru 8 yrs             Prophets - 9 yrs thru 12 yrs

        Disciples - 13 yrs thru 18 yrs 

        Adult Classes “Live with Anthony” - Andy Lay Room                                            

                                “Coffee with Keith” -   Library. Room 3.  See Topic Below

                R-E-N-E-W for the women will meet in the historic chapel

                R-E-M-A-K-E for the men will meet in the fellowship hall

10:00am Worship Service in the Sanctuary 

11:00am          Please join us in the Fellowship Hall for light refreshments.                                    

      The flowers are given today by June Curzon in memory of her husband Richard.


      During Advent (Nov. 30-Dec. 21) “Coffee with Keith” Sunday School Class will look at Kenneth Bailey’s DVD lectures “A Clear View of the Birth of Jesus”.  In four 30 minute lectures, Dr. Bailey brings fresh answers to questions regarding the Christmas story.  Come join these interesting discussions!



Sun, Nov. 30 – Choir Chime Ensemble rehearsal right after 10:00 service.    Meet in the choir room.

Tues, Dec. 2 – Chancel Choir rehearses at 6:00pm in the choir room

Wed, Dec. 3 – Handbell choir will rehearse at 6:00pm

Wed. Dec. 3 – Youth gathering – 6:30 – 8:00pm; at Debbie and Norm Schmidt’s house - 23196 County Rd 20, Foley

Thurs, Dec. 4 – Lunch group, Two or More, will meet at the Captain’s Choice restaurant in the Gulf Bowl on Juniper Street; 11:30am

Thurs, Dec. 4 – GriefShare “Surviving the Holidays” will meet in the Annex - 6:00-8:00pm. Please let us know if you will be attending by calling the church office 943-8367 or by calling Paula Brewer 979-6506.

Sat, Dec. 6 – Swift Church will have a float in the Foley Christmas Parade; we need Mardi Gras beads, small throws and candy for the children to throw.


Sun, Dec. 7 – The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be served by intinction at both services.

Sun, Dec. 7 - Food Pantry Sunday.  As the Lord feeds us with His Holy Spirit during communion, we ask you to help us feed the hungry by bringing ONE non-perishable item for our food pantry.                              

Sun, Dec. 7 – Pastor Jody Beth and Jane Capsis will lead worship service at Live Oak at 1:00pm. Everyone is invited and welcome.

Sun, Dec. 7 – Youth Group will meet at church 4:00- 6:00pm

Wed, Dec. 10 – Food Pantry volunteers: Janelle Armbruster and Linda Morrison

Thurs, Dec. 11 – Cantata Dress Rehearsal with Foley First at Swift: 6:30pm

Sat, Dec. 13 – Children’s Program rehearsal in the sanctuary 9:30 – 11:30

Sun, Dec. 14 – We will have one service at 10:00am in the sanctuary; the children will present their Christmas Program and the Choir Chime Ensemble will   play. It will be a glorious day!

Sun, Dec. 14 – Joint Christmas Cantata with Foley First at Swift Church: 3:00. Members of the Swift handbell choir will be ringing handbells as accompaniment to Christmas carols that the congregation will sing. A cookie social will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

Mon, Dec. 15 – Session will NOT meet; Swift New Officer Training: 6:30 – 8:00p

Wed, Dec. 24 – Christmas Eve Candlelight service in our sanctuary at 6:00pm

                                                                    IN THE COMMUNITY

       Benefit for Rhonda Willis right after the Elberta Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 6. The parade starts at 4:00pm. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks, & baked goods. All proceeds go towards Rhonda’s medical bills!!

      Coastal Chorale Christmas Show: at the Foley Civic Center on Saturday, December 6 at 3:00pm & 7:00 pm and Sunday, December 7, at 3:00 pm. Tickets are $15 & will be sold online, at the door or you can call Karen at 251-458-1690 or email her at

      A Walk Through Bethlehem: Thurs, Dec. 11 thru Sun, Dec. 14 at Bethel Baptist Church, 4 miles east of Robertsdale on Hwy 90; 6:00-8:00pm; for more information, call 947-5145 or visit their website:

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    Swift Presbyterian Church
    23208 Swift Church Rd.,
    Foley, AL 36535
    PH: (251)943-8367