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SUNDAY

18th

9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship: One Incredible Moment 9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, true: faith 11 a.m. The Ark, UpStreet 12:15 Sunday of Service 6 p.m. true: High School Ministry, Student Activity Center JAN. CHILDCARE REQUEST DEADLINE

FRIDAY

Announcements week of December 18th Sunday of Service is TODAY at 12:15!

23rd

So many angels, so we need so many hands —

The office closes today at noon.

SATURDAY

24th

Christmas Eve 4 p.m. Christmas Eve Family Service 5:15 p.m. Candlelit Service 6:45 & 8:15 p.m. Candlelit Communion Service

SUNDAY

After the second service, gather by the fireplace in the narthex. You’ll get the lowdown on Angel Tree deliveries, and receive your “angel bag,” complete with delivery address, map, and directions from SHPC to your destination. Join the angel band, and help share the joys of Christmas today!

25th

Christmas Day 10:30 a.m. Worship The office will be closed Monday, December 26th, open mornings only December 27th-29th, and closed Friday, December 30th.

SUNDAY

January 1st

New Year’s Day 10:30 a.m. Worship

MONDAY

2nd

The office is closed today.

THURSDAY

5th

Worship with us on Christmas Eve

8th

Christmas Eve Family Service at 4 p.m.

10 a.m. Mary-Martha Circle, B

SUNDAY

9:30 & 11 a.m. Worship 9:30 The Ark, UpStreet, true: faith 11 a.m. The Ark, UpStreet, Confirmation Class Town Hall Meeting, FMC 12 Town Hall Meeting, FMC 6 p.m. true: High School Ministry, Student Activity Center JAN. CHILDCARE REQUEST DEADLINE

A contemporary service for the whole family. Nursery and child care for ages 0 to 5 is available.

Candlelit Service at 5:15 p.m. This contemporary candlelit worship includes a children’s message. Nursery and child care for ages 0 to 5 is available.

Candlelit Communion Service at 6:45 & 8:15 p.m. Communion will be served during this traditional candlelit service.

office phone 892.3580 office email church@shpc.org

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Notes

The KidStuf gang is taking a muchdeserved rest from the holiday rush, but will return in February for a new semester of fun, crazy, zany adventures. See you February 8th, 2012 for our first spring production!

There will be no announcements —“yellow pages” — published on Sunday, December 25th or Sunday, January 1st. Our normal publication schedule will resume for January 8th; that deadline will be Tuesday, January 3rd. Thanks!

Dinner at Wednesday Night Live starts at 5:30 p.m. ($5 per person); doors open at 6:30. Child care is available for preschool children. 2


Children’s Ministry Nursery care is provided in Room 3 for children from birth to 24 months of age during the 9:30 & 11 a.m. worship services. The Ark Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. – noon 9:30 2 yr. olds — Room 1 3 yr. olds — Room 6 4 yr. olds & pre-K— Room 8 11 2 yr. olds — Room 1 3 yr. olds - pre-K — Room 6 UpStreet Sunday School 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. - noon 9:30 Kindergarten through 4th grade — Family Ministry Center 5th grade — Portable B 11 Kindergarten through 5th grade — Family Ministry Center

— making someone’s day by giving something away

SAM NEWS! (Senior Adult Ministry)

Sunday Worship during the Christmas season

MARY-MARTHA CIRCLE will meet Thursday, January 5th at 10 a.m. in Portable B. Our lesson will be “A Perfect Day,” from our study God’s Promises That Keep Us.

Christmas Day – December 25 Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Worship at home or join us for a Christmas Day meditative service. No childcare will be available.

GROAN-UPS GAME DAY: Tuesday, January 10th at 10 a.m. in Room 7. Join us for Spinner Dominoes or a game of your choice. For more information, contact Stefan Haag at 2883479.

New Year’s Day Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. Ring in the new year by joining in our whole-family worship experience! Childcare will be available for ages birth through pre-K.

· ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED CHRISTIAN MEN will be next gathering on Thursday January 12th at 10 a.m. in port. B. Men, mark your calendars and come!

Sunday School will resume January 8th.

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Joys—Lon Ingram, son of Temple & Janet Ingram, graduating from UT this semester— Reid Tissing, son of Maria Tissing, graduating from UT Austin this semester

Sorrows—Cora Fuller, Sam Lawrence’s 93-year-old grandmother, passed away December 1st

Please pray for—Steve Riddle, husband of Liz Flynn, in hospice care—Joy Essary, moving to rehab facility— Anne Kirsch, knee surgery—Ken Seiler’s sister and brother-in-law, Bill & Elaine Harbour; Bill has Stage 4 small-cell lung cancer and pneumonia—Rhonda Cabello’s mother—Wayne Crawley, hospitalized for lung problems—Bob Barker, upcoming hip surgery—Warren Weintein, uncle of a friend of Carol Mize, held by Al Qaeda—Ryan, a student at O. Henry, more cancer treatment—Pat Franzolino, adverse reaction to medication—Lillie Bean’s daughter, Jayne Bean, major surgery—Cathy Lamkin, daughter of Susan & Stan Fields, pregnancy bed rest—Fred Rothert, surgery —Austin, the city where we’re planted—Pastor Kenneth Muyira and the congregation of Manyamula Presbyterian Church—Pastor Chimwemwe Mhango and his family

Please pray for our leaders and our loved ones in the military… Members of the Armed Forces and all world leaders involved in war zone crises including: Mitch Guile, friend of Eddie & Stacey Reynolds... Teddy Sweredoski, friend of Stan & Jessica Wade... Lynda & Robert Wade’s niece’s husband Dan Ireland... E.J. Session, son of Deb Erlanson's co-worker Roberta Floyd... David Lee Stowbridge, son of Oscar Erlanson's co-worker Robert Stowbridge... Rebekah Frost, neighbor of the Lawrence family... Pattie Lawrence's cousin, Mark Hollahan… Tyler Moser, son of a friend of Dee & Greg Merrell... Temple & Janet Ingram’s daughter Kate Ingram... Christopher Lehmann, son of Mark Lehmann... Larry Roberman, brother of Lori Whitmire... Derek & Kristi Fisher's nephew, John Fisher...

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