November 22

Worship Outside

HAPPY THANKSGIVING.  In 1619, 38 employees of the London Company in Charles City County, Virginia carried forth a custom from England and celebrated the first Thanksgiving becasue they arrived safely on the Virginia shore.  Two years later a band of pilgrims who landed at Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts celebrated a successful harvest and one year in their new home.


This Thursday, the forth Thursday of November, we will celebrate our 401st Thanksgiving on American soil.  With the shadow of the Coronavirus Pandemic this will be like no Thanksgiving we have ever seen.  The best part is to know that we are in each other's thoughts and prayers, and our God is a God of love and healing, and has us in his hands. 


Please have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.


Now join us for the video of our service from November 22 Worship Outside.


                             Gathering Music:                                                            Donna Nelson and Praise Team

                                                                         "We Gather Together"

                             Call to Worship:                                                               Pastor Bob Ramos


                             Song of Praise:                                                                 Donna Nelson and The Praise Team          

                                                                       "Jesus Lover of My Soul"                             

                                        

                             Praise and Prayers:                                                         Pastor Bob

                                        

                             Scripture:                                                                          Pastor Ron Uruza

                                                                           Colossians  2:7

                             Message:                                                                           Pastor Ron

                                                                 "The Hum of a Healthy Heart" 


                           Prayer of Dedication:                                                       Chris Buchanan

                                                                                   2021 Pledges

                                       

                            Closing Song:                                                                   Donna Nelson and Praise Team

                                                                                   "Rejoice"             


                            Benediction:                                                                       Pastor Ron


Videos of Previous Services are available.

Music Director: Steve Batstone

Photo:  From Worship Outside, November 22 service.


Revised Activity Schedule


Wednesday 9:30  Women to Women on the patio

Wednesday 4:30 - 5:30  Food Pantry on the Patio

Wednesday 7:00  REFRESH on ZOOM

Thursday 5:00 Hand-bell Practice on the Patio

Thursday 6:30  Praise Team Practice on the Patio

Praying Together

Prayer Requests for November 8

As a Community, as a Family of Believers we believe in the power of Prayer. 

Our servicemen and women and our country.

Our cities of Santa Paula, Fillmore, Ventura & our police and firemen.

Peace and unity in our country.

The people whose names are in the prayer box.


Special Prayers for the families of those who have been called home:

A Graveside Service will be held for Bernadine McCracken on Monday, November 16 at 11 a.m.

A Memorial Service for Dot Payton was held last Saturday at 2:30 in the church sanctuary.

A Memorial Service for Bob Buchanan will be held Saturday, December 12, at 2:00 in the  church north yard. 


The family of Rod & Vicky Thompson, as Vicky's brother, Dr. Jeff Tubbs passed away November 13.


Health Concerns & Life Challenges


                                     Jim & Cheryl Leatherman                  Steve & Wendy Batstone

                                     Rose Clark                                           Debbie Cerino

                                     Bill & Susan Elder                              Denis McLeroy

                                     Ann Cody                                            Kay and Shirley Hara

                                    John Kemp                                           Helen Tubbs

                                    Brenda Stewart                                     Rudy Vaughn

                                    Erika (Veronica’s cousin)                    Holly Jackson

                                    Dion Anderson                                    Bob Russell

                                    Howard Bolton                                    Pat & Nathan Cushing

                                    Diane Fleckenstein, daughter Lisa, grandson Jesse 

                                   Allison & Alice                                    Pat & Nathan

                                   Linda Dewey                                        Patsy Caroll

                                   Christine Pulido

                                    

                                                                

                                    People whose names are in the prayer box  

 

Mission Program of the Month:  Front Porch, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Learn more about the work of this organization on our website at sppresby.com

November Mission of the Month

Front Porch

For many people their college experience is the first time they have every been away from home and family for an extended period of time.  Most of the time they have gone to a college where they do not know anyone.  It can be and usually is a unsettling experience.

 

Imagine they find a safe place where they can study, hang out with friends, our just have a cup of coffee.  This is the environment which has been created by Joel Drenckpohl and his support staff at Front Porch, an outreach of the Presbyterian Church located in San Luis Obispo serving students from Cal Poly University and Cuesta College.

 

And the coffee is free!

 

Find out more about our Mission of the Month:  Front Porch on our webpage.


Pictured: Open Mic Night, Front Porch Logo, Quarterly Camping Trip

refresh

every Wednesday

In this time of COVID-19 the dynamic of worship is evolving from using ZOOM for studies and meetings to worshiping outside on Sunday mornings under the shade tree.  


Wednesday evenings, starting September 16, we will be asked to join with members of First Presbyterian and  Living Hope Church in Port Hueneme to hold a time for prayer, music and message on ZOOM. 


This period of about an hour is going to focus on scripture, how the gospel message fits in our lives today, spending time with our Lord in prayer, and even some special music.


At 7:00 PM on Wednesday, click on the Refresh picture above.  Your computer screen will be taken to the ZOOM website.  Type in the Meeting ID: 94 7018 5467 and click JOIN.  You will then be asked to activate  the launch application (zoom.us), click Open Link.  Next you will asked to type in the Password:  JESUS, and click JOIN.


And instantly you will join the family.  Have a Blessed time.


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Bible courtesy of:  timothy-eberly-_4l76rRSsr4-unsplash