January 30, 2019
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.
DON’T MISS OUT!
Thursday Night, February 21 at 7 p.m.
Food . . . Fellowship . . . Plenty of Music and Worship
New Series Begins Sunday, Feb. 3
Join us at 9:45 a.m. for coffee and study
If you have a prayer request, please contact the church office at 404-284-2441
or email at [email protected]
Broken Toe Joint
Nicole Miller’s Father
Continued treatment for cancer
Joanne Van Duys
Recovering from Carpal Tunnel Surgery
Charlotte McCord’s Niece, Carol
Susan Hagood’s sister, Chemo Treatment
Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal
H. N. Towrey, Kay Potter, Dru Carter, Jack and Nonagene Freeman, Dot Smythe
Donate to Your Favorite Team to Support
TWO WAYS YOU CAN HELP!
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.
Chancel Choir rehearsing for “Sing Joy to All the World” presented in worship on the Third Sunday of Advent
First Friday Fellowship
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”.
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
small pkgs of yellow rice
small boxes of corn muffin mix
I was hungry…and you gave me something to eat