Around the Church for November 17, 2021


Adult Forum Tonight – November 17, 7pm
Rev. Cheryl Galan, Interim Executive Presbyter, will guide us through a program entitled Soul -Tending for the Church in Times of Change.

The Zoom link for all forums is:
Meeting ID: 945 4437 1015
Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923

Pine Street Walkers – November 21, 1pm
Autumn Wildwood Walk
Please join Pine Street Walkers and Friends for an easy adventure along Wildwood’s Towpath Trail this Sunday, 11/21, at 1:00 pm. This is the best time of year to see migrating waterfowl including Winter Wrens, Rusty Blackbirds and other migrating birds along the 1 – 2 mile trail. Perhaps wild turkeys will also be sited! Participants will meet in the Middle Parking Lot off of Industrial Blvd. The location can be viewed here. Please RSVP via email to Stevi Sharp at [email protected] or by calling 717/919-2149 before 11/20. Hope to see you there!

Pine Street Book Club – November 21, 7pm via ZOOM
Barbara Neff will review “The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper” by Phaedra Patrick. It is a novel focused on the transformative journey of its protagonist, Arthur Pepper, following the death of Arthur’s wife and his discovery of a mysterious charm bracelet that she left behind. The narrative is related from a limited-perspective third person narrator focused on Arthur’s point of view.
All are welcome.

Zoom link:

Advent Breakfast – November 28, 8:45am
On the first Sunday of Advent, we will gather for a delicious breakfast prepared by our favorite chefs, Suzanne and Michael Hogarth. There will be no Church School classes that morning. Children join their families for breakfast and an Intergenerational Advent program.
Email the church office at [email protected] or sign up at the Welcome Center so we can better estimate attendance. An offering will be received to cover the cost of the meal.

Hanging of the Greens – November 30, 5:30pm
The entire congregation is invited to participate in The Hanging of the Greens, on Tuesday, November 30. Pizza will be served at 5:30, and then we will decorate the sanctuary and the building for the holidays. Children can participate. It is fun for all!
Support Pine Street When You Shop for Christmas
We have teamed up with AmazonSmile again this year. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to our church. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support Pine Street by starting your shopping at Be sure to choose Pine street Presbyterian Church as your desired charity.

Dates for your Calendar
Wednesday, November 17 – 7:00 pm Adult Forum via Zoom
Sunday, November 21 – Consecration Sunday – 8:45 am Church School for All Ages – 10:00 am Worship, Debbie Hough, Preaching
Wednesday, November 24 – NO Adult Forum – Go stuff your turkey!
Thursday – Friday, November 26 & 27 – Church offices closed – Happy Thanksgiving!
Sunday, November 28 – 8:45 am Advent Breakfast – NO Sunday School – 10:00 am Worship, The Rev. Heather Sigler, Preaching
Tuesday, November 30 – 5:30 pm – Hanging of the Greens

COVID-19 – Mask Recommendation
It is recommended that all individuals, no matter their vaccination status, wear masks in church. Session asks worshipers to comply with CDC guidelines in consideration of the well-being of children, the immunocompromised, and any others who are not eligible to receive the vaccine.

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