This Week at CPC December 2, 2018

Sunday, December 2: First Sunday of Advent

Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

Lighting of the Advent Candles

   9:00 a.m.  Contemporary Worship

   9:30 a.m.  Sunday School for preschool – 5th grade

                        Grade school children will be brought to the patio at 10:15 a.m.

10:10 a.m.   Adult Education What’s So Amazing About Grace? adult ed room

10:45 a.m.  Traditional Worship (11:15 children’s program, preschool – 5th)

Scripture:  Luke 21:25-33

Sermon:    Prepare the Way: Redeem!

On the first Sunday of Advent, we look back to the years of waiting for the long-awaited Messiah to arrive, and we look forward to the fulfillment of God’s promises in a second Advent. How do we live in hope in trying times?

 Alternative Christmas Market, 10 a.m.  “Shop” for gifts for friends and family in the form of support for mission and community services that help the less fortunate here in San Diego and around the world. Choose one or several from a dozen options; if you wish, you can designate your donation as a Christmas gift for friend or family.

 The Christmas Angel Tree: Your gifts for needy families at La Mirada School will make Christmas happen! It’s simple: choose an angel off the tree and provide that gift by Sunday, December 16.

 California wildfires: as always, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is responding in time of crisis, this time providing teams for recovery after the California wildfires. 100% of your gift will help on the ground, through church networks already in place. Make your gift to CPC, marked “Wildfires.”

 Joy in the Journey, the Women’s Christmas Tea, Sunday December 2, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Usher in the season with delicious treats, beautiful Christmas music, and friendship! Pastor and spiritual director Kristi Devito will share an uplifting message. Our giving project benefits Humble Design, a local non-profit that provides furniture for homes for people moving out of homelessness (pick up a wish list at church). Tickets may still be available ($15)  Details: