Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, December 9, 2018

AID FOR FRIENDS MEAL PREP TODAY.  Please bring a batch of a freezable main dish if you can!

VESTRY MEETS THIS WEDNESDAY at 7:30 pm.

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 ''' CHRISTMAS IS COMING!    '''

·        Please fill out the Christmas Flowers form to donate toward Christmas poinsettias, greens, and altar flowers in thanksgiving prayers or in memory of loved ones.

·        Greening of the Church will be on 3 Advent, Dec. 16.  (We’ll save Christmas tree decorating for 4 Advent, Dec. 23!)

·        Our Christmas Eve Eucharist will now be at 5:30 pm.

If you’re scheduled to serve, please verify that the new service time works for you!

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SOUP SALE ROUND TWO orders are ready for pick-up. 

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE RETURNED SIGNED PLEDGES already, including those who were able to respond to Bob’s challenge to increase their giving, and to those bringing or sending them in this week!  Again,  we would be very grateful if everyone who plans to support Holy Nativity in 2019 please put their pledge commitment in writing to help us with budget planning!  Remember that this estimate of your giving may be revised up or down later if needed; just let Bob Brodrecht know.

SUPPORT HOLY NATIVITY EVERY TIME YOU SHOP ONLINE WITH AMAZON.Just go to www.smile.amazon.com and select Church of the Holy Nativity – Newtown, PA as your charity.The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible Amazon Smile purchases.

A REMINDER that we are now using gluten-free bread every time we gather at Christ’s table…one bread, one Body of Christ’s people.

GIFTS FOR THE BUCKS COUNTY HOUSING GROUP’S CHRISTMAS SHOP need to be in by Dec. 16.  We are for collecting items for teenagers.  Ideas:  jewelry, clothing (hoodies, sweatshirts, pjs, socks), sports equipment, games/cards, ear buds, hats, gloves and scarves, grooming items, etc. Thanks so much!

BCHG FOOD PANTRY donations are greatly needed, especially baking supplies (sugar, flour, mixes, etc.) and all condiments. Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

PUB THEOLOGY CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND, 7:00-8:30 pm Tuesdays at the Publick House in Wycombe – friends, food and great conversation!  Spread the word!

Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, December 2, 2018

A BLESSED FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT, and with it the beginning of a new Church Year, to all!  A reminder that we are now using gluten-free bread every time we gather at Christ’s table…one bread, one Body of Christ’s people.

SUNDAY SCHOOL MEETS AT 9:30 THIS MORNING, as well as SUNDAY FORUM after worship with Christopher Whitney sharing insights and stories from his musical sojourn in Cuba this past summer.

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE RETURNED SIGNED PLEDGES already, including those who were able to respond to Bob’s challenge to increase their giving, and to those bringing or sending them in this week.  With a new parish treasurer (John Giacobetti) and a new pledge secretary (Bob Brodrecht) this year, we would be very grateful if everyone who plans to support Holy Nativity in 2019 please put their pledge commitment in writing to help us with budget planning!  Remember that this estimate of your giving may be revised up or down later if needed; just let Bob know.

SOUP SALE ROUND TWO orders will be ready Dec. 9.

GIFTS FOR THE BUCKS COUNTY HOUSING GROUP’S CHRISTMAS SHOP need to be in by Dec. 16.  We are for collecting items for teenagers.  Ideas:  jewelry, clothing (hoodies, sweatshirts, pjs, socks), sports equipment, games/cards, ear buds, hats, gloves and scarves, grooming items, etc. Thanks so much!

BCHG FOOD PANTRY donations are greatly needed, especially baking supplies (sugar, flour, mixes, etc.) and all condiments. Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

PUB THEOLOGY CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND, 7:00-8:30 pm Tuesdays at the Publick House in Wycombe – friends, food and great conversation!  Spread the word!

Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, November 28, 2018

WE WILL TRY TO WRAP UP OUR PLEDGE DRIVE as Advent begins.  Please try to get your signed pledge commitments in by next week – thank you!   With a new parish treasurer (John Giacobetti) and a new pledge secretary (Bob Brodrecht) this year, we would be very grateful if everyone who plans to support Holy Nativity in 2019 please put their pledge commitment in writing to help us with budget planning!  Remember that this estimate of your giving may be revised up or down later if needed; just let Bob know.

SOUP SALE ROUND TWO IS ON!  Order online or on paper by November 30 for Dec. 2 pick-up.

CHURCH LADIES’ BEADING DAY Sat. Dec. 1, 11 a.m. at Lisa Rapp’s house, 25 Gough Ave, Ivyland. Please bring a food item to share. Lisa will provide beading supplies and drinks. RSVP lisarapp@juno.com.

WE ARE AGAIN GATHERING GIFTS FOR THE BUCKS COUNTY HOUSING GROUP’S CHRISTMAS SHOP for clients to obtain gifts for their children and grandchildren. As you are out shopping through the season, please keep in mind teens and we will start collecting items for teenagers soon.  Ideas:  jewelry, clothing (hoodies, sweatshirts, pjs, socks), sports equipment, games/cards, ear buds, hats, gloves and scarves, grooming items, etc. Thanks so much!

BCHG FOOD PANTRY donations are greatly needed, especially baking supplies (sugar, flour, mixes, etc.) and all condiments. Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

PUB THEOLOGY CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND, 7:00-8:30 pm Tuesdays at the Publick House in Wycombe – friends, food and great conversation!  Spread the word!

 

 Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, November 18, 2018

SUNDAY SCHOOL WILL BE HELD TODAY, and most 1st and 3rd Sundays.

VESTRY MEETING TODAY.

OUR STEWARDSHIP SEASON CONTINUES this morning with Angela Falzone and Bob Brodrecht sharing their thoughts with us. With a new parish treasurer (John Giacobetti) and a new pledge secretary (Bob Brodrecht) this year, we would be very grateful if everyone who plans to support Holy Nativity in 2019 please put their pledge commitment in writing to help us with budget planning!  Remember that this estimate of your giving may be revised up or down later if needed; just let Bob know.

SOUP SALE ROUND TWO IS ON!  Order online or on paper by November 30 for Dec. 2 pick-up.

CHURCH LADIES’ BEADING DAY Sat. Dec. 1, 11 a.m. at Lisa Rapp’s house, 25 Gough Ave, Ivyland. Please bring a food item to share. Lisa will provide beading supplies and drinks. RSVP lisarapp@juno.com.

WE ARE AGAIN GATHERING GIFTS FOR THE BUCKS COUNTY HOUSING GROUP’S CHRISTMAS SHOP for clients to obtain gifts for their children and grandchildren. As you are out shopping through the season, please keep in mind teens and we will start collecting items for teenagers soon.  Ideas:  jewelry, clothing (hoodies, sweatshirts, pjs, socks), sports equipment, games/cards, ear buds, hats, gloves and scarves, grooming items, etc. Thanks so much!

BCHG FOOD PANTRY donations are greatly needed, especially baking supplies (sugar, flour, mixes, etc.) and all condiments. Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

PUB THEOLOGY CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND, 7:00-8:30 pm Tuesdays at the Publick House in Wycombe – friends, food and great conversation!Spread the word.

Weekly News and Notices for Sunday, November 11, 2018

SOMETIMES TRAGEDIES SEEM OVERWHELMING.  Last week's massacre at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh was one of those times that leaves us wondering what we can do. One thing we can do is support organizations which help others. We are taking up an offering for the organization known as HIAS PA. For 137 years, HIAS has welcomed the stranger and protected the refugee. If you are so inclined, please write your check to Holy Nativity Church with the memo line HIAS and we will forward our donations this week.

ROUND ONE OF SOUP SALE SOUPS ARE IN and ready for pick-up!  Thanks to all who helped with this fundraiser and who bought soup.

CHURCH LADIES’ BEADING DAY – Sat. Dec. 1, 11 a.m. at Lisa Rapp’s house, 25 Gough Ave, Ivyland. Please bring a food item to share. Lisa will provide beading supplies and drinks. RSVP lisarapp@juno.com.

WE ARE AGAIN GATHERING GIFTS FOR THE BUCKS COUNTY HOUSING GROUP’S CHRISTMAS SHOP for clients to obtain gifts for their children and grandchildren. As you are out shopping through the season, please keep in mind teens and we will start collecting items for teenagers soon.  Ideas:  jewelry, clothing (hoodies, sweatshirts, pjs, socks), sports equipment, games/cards, ear buds, hats, gloves and scarves, grooming items, etc. Thanks so much!

BCHG FOOD PANTRY donations are greatly needed, especially baking supplies (sugar, flour, mixes, etc.) and all condiments. Your contributions are greatly appreciated!

PUB THEOLOGY CONTINUES YEAR-ROUND, 7:00-8:30 pm Tuesdays at the Publick House in Wycombe – friends, food and great conversation!  Spread the word!