General Announcements

Christmas Eve Services

Sunday, December 24th

ONE SERVICE AT 10AM

ONE SERVICE AY 8PM

 

Advent Prayer Experience now through December 31st  Make time this season to spend with God.  The Prayer Experience is located in the old Media Library on Main Street near the Coke machine and will be open anytime the church building is open.

WOVEN – CHPC’s Women’s Discipleship Ministry  Invites all the women of CHPC to our Annual Christmas Brunch. Saturday, December 9, 10am – Noon, in CHPC’s Fellowship Hall. RSVP to Janet Dumford by Dec. 4. janet3747@gmail.com or 541-8281.

COME MEET AND GREET THE CHPC PASTORAL STAFF  If you are visiting with us for the first time or been a regular attendee and have questions about CHPC, we invite you to the Fireside Room,  Sunday,  December 10, immediately after our 9am and 11am services to meet our Pastoral Staff.  This is an opportunity to ask questions about CHPC or just Meet and Greet.  The Fireside Room is located near the Atrium entrance immediately to the left when you enter. If you need assistance please ask a greeter or the front desk and someone will be able to direct you to the right area.  Please come and see us if only to say hello.  We look forward to greeting and seeing you.

The session has called a congregational meeting for Sunday, 12/17 at 10am in the sanctuary, in order to elect an elder and a deacon to complete unexpired terms. Please make every effort to attend.

Cookie Exchange and Christmas Caroling Party  You are invited once again to the Brooks home for our annual Cookie Exchange and Christmas Caroling Party!  Friday, December 15th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm 1192 Cedar Ave. in College Hill.

Christmas Food Collection   As you leave today, be sure to get your grocery bag with the list of food we need for our Christmas boxes.

Thank you to everyone who had a part in the Feast of Love Thanksgiving Feast.  We were humbled and blessed to serve 268 people. The best part was all the new faces!!!   For our Christmas Feast we need desserts, ham and volunteers.  Please email Bev at beverlygraves@mac.com if you can help.  Thanks!!!

Pancake Breakfast  At 9am on Christmas Eve, Jesus University is having a pancake breakfast fundraiser in Fellowship Hall.  Come early or stay after our 10am service to support Jesus University. Suggested donation is $5/plate.


Worship & Arts

Orchestra is Back

f you have played previously in the church orchestra, there is a music folder for you at the front desk.  If you play a string instrument (violin, viola, cello, string bass) or woodwind or brass instrument, we have a place for you.  If you have questions about playing in the orchestra, see Michael Parker, Andrea Brown, or Penny Sauer for more info.

 


Care & Counseling

Grief Support Lunch  Care ministry invites those who are grieving the loss of a loved one to attend grief group on Monday, December 11 from 11:30 AM – 1 PM.  Special Focus on managing the Holidays in this season of grief.  Please RSVP to Jeanne Schneider at jschneider@chpc.org or 513-541-5676, ext. 1160 for questions or to register.


 Love In Action 

NEW OR USED BOARD GAMES NEEDED!  Our local partner elementary school, Pleasant Hill Academy is in need of new or slightly used board games for a Family Night to held Tuesday December 12. Examples include Operation, Monopoly, Pictionary, Connect Four, Twister, Jenga, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Battleship, Uno, Sorry, Go fish, Guess Who and Trouble. The board games given will be the property of Pleasant Hill Academy but the students and their families will be allowed and encouraged to take the board games home and play them at home.  We will also be collecting SNACKS such as bagged chips AND NATURE BARS  and SMALL BOTTLED WATERS.  These donations can be dropped off beginning this week of December 3rd at the front desk or at the PHA donation table set up next Sunday December 10.  If you have any questions you may contact Pastor Dennis at 513-541-5676.


Missions Team

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Children Youth & Family