December 1, 2013
Pledges for the General Fund
We are off to a great start with 56 pledges for $152,838.18
Last year there were 88 pledges.
Your pledges are a huge gift as we plan our budget for 2014.
Thanks to your giving, Cottonwood has a strong mission and ministry.
Building in Faith – Giving in Joy
We celebrate $202.441.30 in pledges to date for the renewal of our building.
Congregational Meeting—A meeting has been called for December 8 for the purpose of setting the Pastor’s term of call for 2014.
Hanging of the Greens—Please save Saturday, December 7th for Hanging of the Greens. We will decorate the church for Christmas starting at 4:30 p.m. and serve dinner at 6:00 p.m. with entertainment to follow at 7:00 p.m. Sign up in the Fellowship Hall for this fun and festive evening through December 1st. The cost is $10 per person, 10 years and under are Free.
This year we are happy to announce that the entertainment will be provided by the Westley Bell Ringers. We were very fortunate to have them last year and they are eager to return and play for us again this year.
Church Women United—All women are invited to our Advent Tea at 1:00 p.m. on December 6, here at Cottonwood Pres. Pastor Tom will be doing the worship service. We are asking for hats, scarves, and gloves for men, women, and children to be donated to Crossroads and the Bountiful Food Pantry. Cash donations are also welcome. Please make your check payable to “Church Women United”.
PW Needleworks—We will be meeting Wednesday December 4 at 1:00 p.m. in Room l to continue work on our mission projects. Please join us.
In Prayer and Study
Monday Night Bible Study— Our Bible Study is in Room 5 at 7:00 p.m.
Everyone is invited to come.
Prayer Group—Join us on Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. in the Prayer Room.
Sunday Adult Study—Sunday School classes for both adults and children are at 9:45 a.m. weekly. Adult classes are in Room 1 and the Fellowship Hall. You are invited to join either class.
In Our Community
Crossroads Urban Center—Food of the month is Ramen noodles and canned veggies.
The Thrift Store needs are blankets and sleeping bags, sheets, pillows, bedspreads. Miscellaneous items needed are hotel/trial size shampoos.
Thank you for your continued support.
Jubilate Christmas—Start off the Christmas concert season this year with Jubilate presenting “The Wondrous Gift” on Saturday, December 7, 7:00 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church, 2nd East on 7th South. Included will be music from the 13th to the 21st century with our usual mix of the sublime to the irreverent. Refreshments will follow the concert.
The Messiah—Presented by the Oratorio Society of Utah this concert will be performed at Cottonwood Presbyterian Saturday December 14th at 7:00 p.m. A donation at the door will be accepted. It will also be performed at Libby Gardner Hall on the University of Utah campus on Sunday December 15th for $10:00.