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October 24, 2008

This Sunday is Family Worship at the 9:30 service.  Please join us as our Sunday School kids lead us in music, drama and praise!

Pastor will be speaking from Matthew 16:13-20.

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Tomorrow (Saturday) is a busy day at the church: 

Our fall work day is from 9-12.  Bring your rakes and some Windex to help clean up and make the place *sparkle*. 

Prime-Timers will meet for lunch at noon with a football theme.  Try and throw a touchdown pass and test your knowledge of football teams and their cities!

At 6:30 Madden Hall will be transformed for our annual Halloween party.  Wear your costume and come on out for a great time of games, refreshments and fun.

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Ornaments celebrating our 150th anniversary just arrived this week!  Elaine and Carol will be showing them in the vestibule on Sunday.  Take a look, place an order or purchase now for $12 each.  Many thanks to Louise and her son, Ken, for their technical advice and graphic design!

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Sunday’s refreshments will feature a sampling of some of the delicious items that will be for available during our November cranberry sale.  Don’t miss out!

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Please remember in prayer ~

Evelyn Cashner – Atlantic City Hospital for pacemaker

Roger Wolcott – recovering from hip surgery

Jack MacNaughton – Betty Bacharach

Doris Whitaker – Absecon Manor for rehab

Loretta Applegate – Mainland Hospital

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In All Seasons – Read Romans 14:7-9

I enjoy trees in every season. In spring they are beautiful with new green leaves, fresh and lovely. In summer they are thick with green foliage and give refreshing shade. In autumn the leaves change color, creating a wonderful tapestry of yellow, orange, red, and brown. In winter the bare branches of the trees stand silhouetted against the blue sky of sunset. And when there is a frost or a snowfall, how incredibly beautiful the trees look! In every season, trees have great beauty.

So it is with our lives. We are beautiful in God's sight throughout our lives. God delights in us as children in the springtime of life, as young adults in the summertime of life, as more mature people in the autumn of life, and as older people nearing the end of our earthly life.

And though trees appear to be dead in winter, we know they are not; their life will be revealed again in spring. Likewise we know that though we die, yet shall we live in heaven with God, through faith in Jesus Christ.

Vivien Roe (Newcastle on Tyne, England) from Upper Room, January 5, 1999

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This Week in Our Church . . .

Sunday            Reformation Sunday & Family Worship

              8:45 Breakfast

              9:30 Family Worship

            10:45 Refreshments

            11:00 Worship & KFC

              1:00 Christmas Play Rehearsal

  7:00 “Christianity and World Religions”

Monday           Good News Deadline!

              1:15 Bible Study

              6:00 Senior Youth

Tuesday

              6:30 Christmas Play Rehearsal

Wednesday    

Thursday        

              4:30 Lions & Lambs Bible Trick or Treat & Campfire

              6:30 Handbell Choir Rehearsal

              7:45 Chancel Choir Rehearsal

Friday

Saturday          Daylight Savings Time Ends

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Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - I Corinthians 13:7
 
The Presbyterian Church at Absecon
208 New Jersey Avenue
Absecon, New Jersey 08201

www.absecon.presbychurch.org

 

 

 

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