Christmas Through the Eyes of Children from Palestine and Israel . . . Advent Series…
During the season of Advent, we will be hosting an intergenerational curriculum called “Christmas Through the Eyes of Children from Palestine and Israel.” This three Sunday series begins Sunday, December 6, from 10:00-10:30am in the Fellowship Hall. We will visit Nazareth, Bethlehem, and Beit Sahour and meet Nagham, Ronza, and Marianne– three children who live in the cities where the Nativity story takes place. Through personal and often painful stories, the message of the Advent and the promise of hope, joy and love found in Jesus’ birth is conveyed in new and meaningful ways. You will not want to miss this! Ages 0-99 are welcome, especially families! This program was created by Global Ministries of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ as a part of the Global Ministries Middle East Initiative.
CYF Christmas Eve Prep…
Sunday, December 13, we will practice from 12:00-2:00pm in the sanctuary. Youth Committee will provide pizza for lunch, including a dairy free pizza!
Sunday, December 20, youth will eat at the Christmas luncheon at noon and then have a full dress rehearsal in the sanctuary until 2:00pm. Youth, please bring your white clothes!
Saturday, January 9, our Hillyer Hoopsters start their basketball season. Our team is led by Mr. Reginald Jones and Trent Walker, with some support from Teri Hires. Charlie Ashby supported our team by donating the jerseys! Plan to come out to First Presbyterian Church downtown any Saturday between January 9 and March 5 to see them play! Times TBA.
Our all-stars include: Alec Ashby, Bella Fiore, Liam Givens-Keatley, Samuel Gray, Thomas Hairston, Sydney Hardee, Hannah Moore, Ben Rashleigh, and Trent Walker II.
Sunday, January 10, there will be Regular Youth(Hillyer Live at 4:15pm, Snack Supper at 6:00pm, and Youth from 6:30-7:30pm).
Sunday, January 17-18, for CYF and Chi Rho, there will be a Martin Luther King Jr. justice lock-in at Hillyer, but in partnership with St. Paul’s, Covenant, and Wake Forest. The “Kickstart Justice” lock-in will begin at 8:00pm on Sunday and run until 12:30pm on Monday.