Worship Information

Sunday December 14, 2014
Third Sunday of Advent

Alternative Christmas Giving Featured Project - Daughter For Life

Scholarships at New College for Young Women from the Middle East
9:45 Traditional Worship


In Sanctuary
Hearing Loop System Available
Child Care Available

Rev. Karen Wismer Preaching
Luke 1: 39-58
Special Music: Bells of Joy

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 10:00 Informal Worship Gathering
In Community Center
Rev. Dr. Bruce Wismer Preaching
Connections Music Team

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Wednesday Evening Prayer Service
6:15 - 6:45 In Sanctuary

"Sanctus Pax"

First Fridays at 6:00 p.m.
"Sounds of the Soul"

Advent Devotional
Embracing God's Promises:
Pictures, Prose and Prayers


Written by Pine Shores Youth
and their adult mentors

3 candles
The Third Friday in Advent
December 19, 2014

Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26

Written by Amy Earl
 

The key issue in this passage is the fact that God gives each and every person the power to share His love.  The key word is power because most people can come up with excuses as to why they are unable to spread His love in the way God intends.  Every excuse we like to use, God has a solution, although not always the easy way. All too frequently we are able to come up with a reason to not act in God’s best interest; how could we have possibly turned the other cheek and been kind to the cashier that had been so rude?  He is confident that with Him in our hearts at all times we can crush foes and strike down adversaries.  Although “crush” and “strike down” typically have a negative connotation, the overall tone of this passage is one of exaltation.  Realistically, these verbs give hope because all negativity will be wiped out. God is reminding everyone......

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Pine Shores Welcomes
Organist/accompanist Mr Wayne Fisher to the bench.  Wayne was a public school music teacher for 38 years in Richmond, IN and Alliance, OH.  He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and recieved his Master of Arts in Music from Ball State University. He is an accomplished accompanist and brings many gifts.


New Seminary Intern Arrives
Welcome Cori Rigney
Cori is a third year seminary student  in the distance learning program at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary.  She is a candidate in Peace RIver Presbytery. 
She will be initially working with The Director of Children and Youth.
Happenings

Winter Break Camp for Pre-K – Middle School

Gifts are for Giving

December 22, 23, 29, 30, 31, January 2

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

You have 2 weeks with no school and nothing to do, right?   We have so many great things to do that are fun and will make you feel so happy inside! Trips, games, movies and Pool Noodle Croquet! You will never be bored when you share your time and talents with other people and you will be surprised how good it makes you feel.

For more information: Call Debby
941-780-5857 or E-mail at Debby@pineshorespres.org