WORSHIP SCHEDULE -
9:45 a.m. Crave Worship in Fellowship Hall - Sunday School 1: all ages plus Nursery
10:45 a.m. Fellowship and Coffee (1st floor hallway)
11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary - Sunday School 2: Selected classes plus Nursery
Traditional worshippers come early (10:45) for fellowship with the early service folks in the 1st floor hallway at the coffee table. Continental breakfast items available. Let's build friendships in the body of Christ.
Sunday, December 1st - Advent Begins - Crave & Traditional Services - Lighting of the Advent Wreath and carols.
Monday, December 2nd - 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - New Advent 3 week study coming - "A Baby King Changes Everything" -
Monday, December 2nd - 11:00 a.m. - Presbyterian Women's Christmas Party
Saturday, December 7th - 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tampa Bay Children's Chorus Winter Concert
Sunday, December 8th - 5:00 p.m. 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off - Bring chili, salad, dessert
Sunday, December 8th - 6:30 p.m. Chrismon Tree Service (bring unwrapped toy)
Sunday, December 15th - 10:30 a.m. Combined Service - " Bethlehem Speaks" Drama - Christmas Musical
Sunday, December 15th - 11:30 a.m. Refreshments on the lawn
Sunday, December 15th - 4:45 p.m. Caroling to Nursing homes
Sunday, December 15th - 6:30 p.m. Young Adult Christmas Party at the Tanners
Wednesday, December 18th - 11:45 a.m. Prime Timers Christmas Luncheon
Tuesday, December 24th - 8:00 p.m. Crave Service
Tuesday, December 24th - 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. Candlelight Traditional Services
READ THE NEW DIRECTOR OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION POSITION DESCRIPTION:
We're excited to be starting the search for our new DCE! See what the search committee is looking for below:
HPPC DCE Position Description
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY - MONDAY, DECEMBER 2 - 11:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M. At the home of Monk Brannan, 2405 Ardson Place #303A. Please come prepared to donate to the Blessing Box for their special Christmas project.
PRAYER SUMMIT weekly prayer gathering in the chapel, Fridays, 12:00 noon - 12:45 p.m. Come weekly or as often as your schedule allows. Bible devotional and prayer for church, individual needs, our nation, the world. (Chapel)
YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY - Men and Women under 40. - Continues 12/3 and 12/10 (Regular meeting with Christmas theme). Sunday, December 15th - 6:30 - Christmas Party at the Tanners. - Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (see below) dinner provided (advance notice appreciated or just come) followed by bible study led by Jett Tanner and Joe Gonzalez. Free child care available with advance reservation. Be sure you are on the email list to receive weekly reminders regarding studies, mission projects, parties, etc. - email email@example.com
ADVENT DEVOTIONAL BOOKLET - "The Story of God with us" available at tables in the hallway, both upstairs and downstairs, at a cost of $2.00.
NEW ADVENT STUDY -- "A BABY KING CHANGES EVERYTHING" - Monday, December 2nd, 9th and 16th from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in room 202. We will explore the story of Jesus' birth and all of the people involved in this climactic event. Teacher: Kim Brannan - Contact Nancy Hines: firstname.lastname@example.org or Kelly Beiro: email@example.com to sign up.
YOUNG ADULTS CHRISTMAS PARTY AT THE TANNERS Sunday, December 15th, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Bring an appetizer and/or beverage to share. Bring a new, unwrapped gift for a girl or boy. Metropolitan Ministries is always in need of teenage boy and girl giftrs. Or bring a bag of groceries or gift card for a family. If you need child care, please rsvp with child's age asap so we can adequately staff. RSVP Jett: firstname.lastname@example.org, cell 813-625-025 - or work 876-0467.
PRIME TIMERS CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON - Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 11:45 a.m. $3.00 - Menu: Turkey/dressing- sweet potatoes, cranberry salad, peas, pumpkin pie. Program Musical entertainment.
WOMEN'S BETH MOORE STUDY - Mondays at 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Coordinator, Jill Randall, Bible Coordinator, Brenda Kinley - email: email@example.com. (on break until January)
CHILDREN'S & YOUTH CHOIRS
Junior Choir - Junior Choir meets every other Sunday, following the 11:00 worship service, in the room across from the church office. The choir is for children in kindergarten through 5th grade and sings throughout the year at Traditional worship. A schedule will be posted outside the room. If you are interested, contact Pam Tucker at 813-253-2420 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Girl's Chorus - a new group for middle and senior high girls. The group will rehearse and sing for specific occasions at the traditional worship service. If you are interested in having your daughter participate, please contact Pam Tucker at 813-253-2420 or email@example.com.
NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: to give loving care to our very young. One Sunday per quarter. Background check required. We need loving caregivers to supplement our paid caregivers. Contact: Sara Calhoun at 831-8942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEAL TEAM - Do you enjoy cooking? This new ministry will provide meals to individuals or families in temporary need following the birth of a baby, surgery or death in the family. Coordinators: Christina Brannan and Kim Brannan. We would like a pool of 15 cooks who would periodically be assigned to provide a meal to one in need. To participate, sign the pew pad with your email and phone number or call 813-253-0069 ext. 21.
VISITATION TEAM VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Rev. Shick would like to train others to help with visitation. One afternoon per month. Qualifications: Love the Lord and love people. Call 253-0069 x24 or email: email@example.com
CHILDREN'S SERMON PRESENTER WANTED! Do you love children? Then, we need you. Join the team. You would present a three minute object lesson to teach our children about the Lord once a month during the Traditional service. Contact Lynette Fields 813-288-9371 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK: A great way to engage in evangelism is to "Like" us on Facebook and read our posts. Go to www.facebook.com/HydeParkPres and "like" our page.
HAS YOUR EMAIL CHANGED? Please email email@example.com and inform her of the change. We're using email more to communicate. STAY IN "THE LOOP".
HELP GET THE WORD OUT- Looking for something practical you can do to help the church? Learn more about how you can help with our social media campaign by visiting hydeparkpres.com/social
KID'S KIRK VOLUNTEERS - God needs you to supervise children ages 3 - 7 during worship time once a quarter. Easy to follow format of prayer time, singing, playground time and movie/snack time. Come share God's love with the little ones! Contact Barb Hood at firstname.lastname@example.org
WORSHIP FLOWER DELIVERY - to the sick and homebound. Along with a short visit, this ministry keeps us in touch with those who are unable to attend Sunday worship. Help keep "our own" sick and homebound connected. For more information, please call the church office 253-0069 ext. 21.