PASTOR SAM'S OFFICE HOURS
December 6-Pinckneyville(morning), Murphysboro(afternoon)
Feel free to make an appointment with Pastor Sam
if you want to talk to him in person at some other time. His number
is 618 412 1188.
Weekly offering amounted required to meet the budget: $1242.84
November 27 regular offering, $547
November 20-services canceled, no offering
November 13 regular offering, $2046
November 6 regular offering, $435
You may also mail your contributions to the church at 51 Crescent Drive,
Murphysboro, IL, 62966. Please do so when you are absent from worship.
Secretary Phyllis' schedule: She is normally in the office on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:30-4:00 p.m.
and on Wednesday mornings from 8:30 until 12:00 p.m.
The Session will meet on December 7 at 2:00 p.m.
The Perry/ Jackson Child Advocacy Center assists children who are
survivors of sexual abuse or serious physical abuse. The Session and
Presbyterian Women are leading a project to help the Center. Some
items that the children they serve can use are writing journals,
blankets, gift cards to restaurants, and personal hygiene items. We will
be collecting these items at church up to December 4. Please make
plans to help out today!
Here is a way you can help children that have been displaced from their homes due to natural disasters:
School Kit : 1 — pair of blunt scissors (rounded tip); 3 — 70-count spiral notebooks or tape-bound pads of 8" x 10 1/2" ruled paper or pads with 200-210 sheets of ruled paper. Do not include filler paper; 1 — 30-centimeter ruler (12"); 1 — hand-held pencil sharpener; 6 — new pencils with erasers; 1 — large eraser; 1 — box of 24 crayons; 1 — cloth bag, 12" x 14" to 14" x 17" finished size cotton cloth bag with cloth handles; (Please, do not use reusable shopping bags or backpacks.)
Pack all items in the cloth bag. Bring your bags to the church and we will ship them to Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. The deadline for this collection is December 4.
How to Connect With The Churches Via Facebook And The Websites
Pinckneyville Website: http://1upcpville.com/index.html
Pinckneyville Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstunitedpresbyterianpinckneyville/
Murphysboro Website: http://fpcmurphysboro.org/
Murphysboro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/First-Presbyterian-Church-1517609008538913/
The Facebook pages are where you will find the Facebook Live worship services, which are continuing
even though we have resumed in-person worship. A number of people are connecting to our services through Facebook, for which we are grateful. Pinckneyville worships at 9:00 a.m. and Murphysboro at 10:45 a.m.