SWIFT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
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!
GETTING INVOLVED AT SWIFT CHURCH: THIS WEEK
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.
GETTING INVOLVED AT SWIFT CHURCH: UPCOMING
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 Karen.email@example.com.
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: www.bbcrobertsdale.com