• 610-253-3579
  • office@eastonfpc.org

This Week

This Week in the Life of the Church

Please check the NewsletterCalendar pages for a full list of announcements and events.

Reminders for This Sunday – December 17th, 2017
The Third Sunday of Advent

• Children’s Pageant!
The children will be performing their pageant during the service this Sunday. Photo release forms will be available to give permission for photos from the service to be posted online.

Sanctuary Poinsettias
If you would like to contribute towards the cost of the poinsettias that decorate the sanctuary for Advent and Christmas, please fill out the form in the December Soundings and return it to the church office by Monday, Dec. 18th. The cost of one listing is $10.

Tickets Available for Burns Supper on Jan. 13th
This is our 11th (somewhat annual) Burns Supper, providing an excellent dinner and live music as we celebrate the life of Scottish poet Robert Burns and all things Scottish. Musical entertainment once again will feature singer/guitarist/fiddler Jennifer Johnson.

Tickets are limited and reservations are required. For reservations or information, please call the church at 610-253-3579 to leave your name and number, or send a message to the church’s Facebook page, and someone will contact you. Suggested minimum donation is $50 per person. Proceeds benefit First Presbyterian Church of Easton and its work in Downtown Easton, PA.

The Bill o’ Fare includes:
• Cock-a-Leekie Soup
• Smoked Salmon on Oatcakes
• Roast Beef
• Tatties-an’-Neeps (mashed potatoes & turnips)
• Lang-kail (soup)
• Typsy Laird Trifle (layered custard & spongecake)
• And, of course, THE HAGGIS (our own special First Pres Easton recipe).

Adult Education Survey
We would love to hear your thoughts about Adult Bible Study offerings in 2018! Please take a few minutes to fill out this brief online survey.
Our education team would like to began planning for the new year soon.

Support Safe Harbor’s Warming Center
Safe Harbor’s Warming Center provides overnight shelter for the homeless on cold winter nights. They have a wish list of items that our church is helping to collect. Please place items in the box beneath the Giving Tree in the hallway outside of the church office.
Items are due by December 27th.

• Ground coffee
• Lysol wipes/sprays/Fabreeze
• Packaged snacks (granola bars, cracker packs, pop tarts, etc.)
• Deodorant, hand sanitizer, tissues
• Underwear (men’s and women’s)
• Socks (men’s and women’s)
• Sweatpants & sweatshirts (all sizes)

ShopRite Gift Cards Fundraiser
We are currently selling ShopRite as well as Giant Gift Cards during coffee hour or during the week in the church office.
5% of the face value comes back to the church to help support our operations and missions.

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