Columbia Updates

January 30, 2019

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Santa Joins the Party at Hagar’s House

The Jolly O’ St. Nick (Richard Johnson) made his annual appearance at the Hagar’s House Christmas Party to the delight of squealing children and surprised parents. Santa’s helpers, Jennifer and Greer Gallentine (pictured below) helped provide plenty of sweet treats for the festive event. Hagar’s House, a homeless shelter for families in Decatur, is one of the primary programs of Decatur Cooperative Ministries.

Holiday Caroling to the Freemans, Dot Smythe, and Kay Potter

Celebrating Epiphany Sunday with Special Music

Steve Erickson, Buck Buckley, Sue Buchholz, Vickie Wingard, Evan Davis, Ginger Pyron, Jim Van Duys, Josh Cowan, and David Woolf shared their amazing musical talents during worship on Epiphany Sunday.


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Welcome Table

Thursday Night, February 21  at 7 p.m.

Food . . . Fellowship  . . . Plenty of Music and Worship

Breakfast Club

New Series Begins Sunday, Feb. 3

The Beatitudes

Join us at 9:45 a.m. for coffee and study

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If you have a prayer request, please contact the church office at 404-284-2441

or email at [email protected]

Mary Cobb
Knee Injury

Helen Woods

Broken Toe Joint

Randy Dobbs


Sue Lawson

Home Recovering

Nicole Miller’s Father

Continued treatment for cancer

Bob Reardon

Radiation Treatment

Joanne Van Duys

Recovering from Carpal Tunnel Surgery

Charlotte McCord’s

Medical Tests

Charlotte McCord’s Niece, Carol

Jerry Artopoeus

Broken Arm

Nancy Bono

Susan Hagood’s sister, Chemo Treatment

Hannah Lefton

Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal

Our Homebound

H. N. Towrey, Kay Potter, Dru Carter, Jack and Nonagene Freeman, Dot Smythe

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Donate to Your Favorite Team to Supportclifton sanctuaries


Donate on Sunday, Feb. 3.

The children will have team decorated buckets for you to drop money into at the end of the worship service. All money will be donated to Clifton Sanctuary Ministries.

Bring food to church for the Clifton Sanctuary Ministries Souper Bowl Party

You, too, are invited to attend the party. Contact Pastor Tom for more information and what food is needed and directions to the party.

Los Angeles Rams vs New England Patriots, Pic USA Today

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Chancel Choir rehearsing for “Sing Joy to All the World” presented in worship on the Third Sunday of Advent

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First Friday Fellowship

February 1

7 p.m.

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Great conversation and food at the January First Friday Fellowship.

Join us at Athens Pizza this Friday at 7 p.m.

Mapuia Crisis Center Advisory Board Meets with Hmars

Members of the Mapuia Crisis Center Advisory Board met with Ruata and Nutei Hmar this month to review accomplishments and future plans for the crisis center in Mizoram, India. Named in memory of their son, Mapuia, the suicide prevention center provides a variety of counseling services. You can help support the Hmar’s ministry by donating to Columbia Presbyterian Church (mark your checks “Mapuia Crisis Center”.

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Decatur-area Emergency Assistance Ministry provides emergency help for local residents to prevent homelessness and hunger.

Help Fill Up the DEAM Food Pantry

    canned chili (with or w/out beans)

    canned baked beans

    canned beef ravioli

    canned mandarin oranges

    sweet cereal

    small pkgs of yellow rice

    small boxes of corn muffin mix


    bar soap


    toilet paper

I was hungry…and you gave me something to eat

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