December 24 (Monday): Christmas Eve Service
6:45 pm Special Music
7:00 pm Lessons and Carols
Christmas Eve Offering –100% of our Christmas Eve offering will go to the Camp Fire Relief Fund.
The Presbytery of Sacramento has established a Camp Fire Relief Fund to assist Bidwell Presbyterian Church and Trinity Presbyterian Church, Oroville, in responding to families affected by this disaster. Individuals and churches interested in donating can send checks (made payable to Presbytery of Sacramento) to:
Presbytery of Sacramento
CAMP FIRE RELIEF FUND
9983 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95827
The Alameda Warming Shelter is designated to be a warm, safe and respectful place for homeless persons to get out of the cold and rainy weather. The shelter will be open on nights when the weather is forecast to be 40 degrees or colder or rain is predicted. Guests will be provided with dinner, a place to sleep and breakfast. The Warming Shelter is a project of Building Futures, and the City of Alameda, and is hosted by Christ Episcopal Church.
For more information, visit the warming center’s website.
You are invited! Join the Older Adult Ministry on Saturday, December 1 at noon in the Church Parlor for lunch. Bring a wrapped white elephant gift to exchange. Sign up to attend at coffee hour. All are welcome.
The Angel Tree program connects parents who are in prison with their children through the delivery of Christmas gifts given on the parents’ behalf. The Angel Tree with 25 name tags on it will be in the Fellowship Hall after the service on Sunday, December 2. Choose a name tag of a child you wish to buy a gift for. Gifts are valued at approximately $20. Wrap and place the name tag on the gift. Gifts will be delivered by Sunday, December 15th. Please contact the Eggett at 510-217-8406 with any questions.
As you have given in life, we ask that you consider the church in your estate planning so that you may continue your legacy of faith. On December 9th after worship service, Maggie Harmon from The Presbyterian Foundation will be with us for a Will and Legacy Giving Workshop.
Join us at 9 a.m.in the Parlor on Sat, November 17th to meet new friends, and get to know each other. The breakfast is just a place to come and enjoy yourself, talk, laugh and be among other women for a while. Please sign up if you will attend, bring a guest, need a ride, or require childcare.
Join us at 9 a.m.in the Parlor on Sat, October 20th to meet new friends, and get to know each other. The breakfast is just a place to come and enjoy yourself, talk, laugh and be among other women for a while. Please sign up if you will attend, bring a guest, need a ride, or require childcare.
Saturday, October 27th, 10am-4pm at the church. Tell your friends and neighbors!
Recycle your electronics and make a donation which supports funding for our yearly congregational retreat. What can be recycled? TV’s, Monitors, Laptops, copiers, telephones, video games, and more.
This is a one day only event—rain or shine.
For more information, including pickup service, call Bruce Johnson at 510-908-4156.
Friends of First Presbyterian Church of Alameda, you are invited to join us on Saturday, October 13 at 5:30pm for Annual Fall Potluck, hosted by your Deacons. Spread the word that all are welcome!
A Garden Work Party is scheduled for October 6 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. Troop 2 Boy Scouts will also be participating. Please contact the office if you’d like to help.