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Child Care Center Poinsettia Sale

Child Care Center Poinsettia Plant Sale

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The Child Care Center Committee is again sponsoring a poinsettia plant sale to benefit the Tuition Assistance Fund. The Center will receive a percentage of all
proceeds from plants purchased. 

Orders and payment may be dropped off at the church office and must be received by Sunday, November 25th. 

If you are ordering your poinsettia to decorate the sanctuary, it will be delivered to church and may be picked up any time after the 11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve service. If you are ordering your poinsettia for your holiday needs, it will be available to pick up at the church on Sunday, December 9th.

Order Form

Family Advent Festival

Family advent festival 2018Sunday, December 2, 2018

1:00-3:00 pm

Join us for a family event celebrating the beginning of Advent!

Advent wreath making, Advent Bingo, and a homemade gift to give to a neighbor or friend with an invitation to Christmas Services at CPC!

We will wrap up our celebration with a Christmas story. This will be an afternoon filled with family fun and a wonderful way for us to enter into the Season of Advent!

Register here:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0B4BABAD2AA3F94-family

NEW! Mid-week Ministry for Children

NEW! Mid-week Ministryaspire
(formerly known as Logos)

Aspire for 2nd – 5th graders
Endeavor for Middle School Youth

Wednesdays 5:30 – 7:45 pm
Session 2 begins November 28

New Registrations welcome!

Bible study
Fellowship and Fun
Singing and Music
Games
Dinner

Get your REGISTRATION FORM here!

Thursday Morning Devotion Class

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Starting November 15th we will be reading When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi. This memoir on death and dying, but more importantly on living, is a moving read, and you are invited to join our class as we discuss it. Cost of the book is $13 dollars, please contact Pastor Lauren if you would like for her to purchase you a copy. See you at 9 am on Thursdays in the Chapel!

Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner

turkeydinner-1024x692The Board of Deacons warmly invites you to their

Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration

in Fellowship Hall on

Wednesday, November 21, at 6:00 p.m.

All folks in need of a Thanksgiving meal and / or desiring the joy of sharing a meal with others, are encouraged to attend. This is one of the missions of the Deacons. Your donation of a side dish is most welcome. Volunteers are also needed to bake pies, cook starting at noon and clean-up. We also need CPC folks to come and be present to share table fellowship with those who are hungry and enjoy conversation

Click on this link: Thanksgiving Dinner Sign Up Genius to volunteer to bring a side dish.
Questions, contact Lynn Mehrhof

Advent By Candlelight

Advent by candlelight 2018
This fabulous evening for women will be held on

Monday, December 3,

with fellowship starting at 6:30 p.m., and worship beginning at 8 p.m.

Women are invited to sign up to be a table guest, a hostess, a co-hostess, or just attend worship.
Please bring a friend. ALL women of the community are welcome.
Email Pastor Lauren to RSVP for this event

Our theme for this year is from Luke 21, “Sun, Moon, & Stars.”

Additionally for this time together, we will be collecting diapers for the Westmont People’s Resource Center to help support other women in need. Please contact Pastor Lauren with any questions.

Charlotte’s Closet is open

Charlotte’s Closet is open for your donations of gently used clothing. The Care and Concern committee of the Board of Deacons manages the distribution of the items. The clothing may be given to PADS guests or distributed to others in need.

 Items that are most needed: 

  • Gently used clothes for all ages
  • Professional clothes for people returning to the work force
  • Warm coats and boots for the winter months
  • New socks, underwear (in an unopened package)

 The following items cannot be accepted:

  • Bedding (unless new in an unopened package)
  • Medical equipment of any kind
  • Underwear, swimsuits, fabric and yarn
  • Furniture and appliances

PADS (PUBLIC ACTION TO DELIVER SHELTER) Volunteers Needed

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PADS begins again at CPC in October.

We have been providing shelter to the homeless of DuPage County on Saturday nights since 1990. On the second Saturday of the month CPC is responsible to serve as host for our guests. Many hands are needed to make this mission of the church work. We especially need a Saturday evening kitchen manager and kitchen help on Saturday evening and Sunday morning. Click HERE to email Pastor Lauren

New Live Audio of Sunday Services!

New Live Audio of Sunday Services!

The Worship & Music committee is excited to now offer the ability to listen LIVE to our 9:00 am and 10:30 am Sunday worship services through your computer, tablet, or phone.

Now if you are unable to make it to CPC physically, you can still join our Sunday worship service by listening to our live audio stream. If you are interested in listening every week, or just on a special occasion, simply let the church office know. We will send you an email with details and a link to connect to the audio. We can also arrange for delivery of a worship bulletin so that you can follow along with the service. If you have any questions, please contact Liz Monson or the church office.

Save the Date!

Need more information? Check the current Press or Bulletin

November
Child Care Center Poinsettia Sale (Order Form)

Beginning in November Charlotte’s Closet is open for your donations of gently used clothing. Please see guidelines for what is needed.

Saturday, November 10, 8:30-11:30 am
Fall Work Day at CPC–we will be tackling outdoor projects, bring a rake!  Coffee, donuts from Kirshbaum’s and lunch will be provided

Sunday, November 11, between services
Serrve Sale
in Fellowship Hall.

Sunday, November 11, 10:30-10:50
Informational Meeting for potential Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) mission trip in Spring 2019

November 15
Deadline for non-refundable deposit for Mission Trip to Cuba March 23-April 1, 2019

Thursday, November 15, 9 am
Thursday Devotions: New book starting November 15th, “When Breath Becomes Air”, by Paul Kalanithi. See Pastor Lauren for more information

 Wednesday, November 21, 6:00 pm
Annual Community Thanksgiving dinner

Wednesday, November 28, 5;30-7:45
Aspire and Endeavor Children and Youth Mid-week Ministry
Session 2 begins
Registration form Here

Monday, December 3, 6:30 pm Fellowship, 8:00 pm Worship
Advent By Candlelight

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