No Sunday School or Early Nursery This Sun. Nov. 26
These are cancelled due to Thanksgiving. Enjoy giving God thanks for His many blessings.
- Youth Group
Don’t forget, NO meeting on Sat. November 25 due to Thanksgiving.
- Mission Trip To El Salvador
There are still openings for students 16 years and older (and adults) for this amazing mission trip March 3-11, 2018. Find out all the details at the information meeting on Sunday, December 3.
- Free Movie Night Here At PCC On Sun. Dec. 3 @ 7:00 p.m.
“The Star of Bethlehem” a documentary that looks into the astronomical events proclaiming Christ’s birth. The movie is just over an hour long, free to everyone and appropriate for ages 10 and up. Invite a friend! Rumor has it that there will be free popcorn also!
- The Annual Meeting Of Pompey Community Church, Sun. Dec. 10
The Annual Congregational meeting will be held on December 10th immediately following the service. An informational question and answer meeting will be held in the Teen Room immediately following the service on November 26th. If you are unable to attend the informational meeting, feel free to reach out to any board member if you have questions or comments. Absentee ballots will also be available.
- Christmas Giving Projects From Our Missions Committee
This year we are recommending Samaritan’s Purse samaritanspurse.org and CORMA (Corporacion Milagro de Amor- Corporation of Miracles of Love) serving the homeless and victims of Hurricane Marie in Puerto Rico. website: cormapr.org
- Open Youth Leader Position
Mary Kirk will be stepping out of the Youth Leader role at the end of 2017. We would like to fill the position as soon as possible to ensure a smooth transition. It’s a challenging, amazing, paid, part-time position (10 hours per week) with this job summary: “Responsible to effectively and creatively accomplish PCC’s
Mission in the lives of students in 7-12 grades.” If you are a member of PCC, are child safety trained, and have a vision and passion to help teenagers grow in Christ, please seek God about applying. To obtain a job application and position description contact the church office or stop at the welcome center on Sunday. Give Steve a call if you have any questions and please be praying for God’s man or woman to emerge soon.
- Countryside Community Choir Christmas Concert Sun. Dec. 10
Save the date and invite someone else to -Enjoy a concert, get into the Christmas spirit, and help the community all at once! The Countryside Community Choir is performing the cantata “Agnus Dei – Lamb of God, Born to Us” on Dec 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Pompey Community Church, followed by refreshments. This event is free but we hope that you will consider bringing unexpired, non-perishable food items to donate to the Fabius-Pompey food pantry.
- Celebrate Recovery Leaders Needed
We would like to start Celebrate Recovery at PCC in the near future. CR is a biblical and balanced program that helps us overcome our hurts, hang-ups, and habits. It is based on the actual words of Jesus rather than psychological theory. We need 2-3 more leaders that are willing to make a weekly commitment to offer CR to our church and community. If you would like to find out more about leading or attending CR please contact the church office.
- Encouragement For Our College Students
We will have the cards ready to be signed by the congregation again this Sun. Nov. 26. Please stop by the table in the foyer and jot a note of encouragement to our college students.
- On-line Giving Now Available
Many of you have asked for this to be made available. We are pleased to be able to offer this service. We now have an on-line giving option on our website’s homepage. It is the last option on the blue menu bar. Thank you for your faithful giving to PCC. We are blessed. We hope this added feature will make your giving to PCC more convenient.
- Growth Groups, How To Get Involved
The fall is the perfect time to join a Growth Group so that you can grow in your Christian life, make some new friends, learn how to share Christ’s love with others, and have some plain old fun. There are openings in groups that meet every other week in Manlius, Pompey, Syracuse and at PCC. Just fill out the bulletin insert on Sunday or contact the church office. We have openings for 2 ladies on Wednesday nights in Fabius, a couple or 2 singles on alternating Wednesday and Thursday nights in the Manlius area, and several openings for couples and singles at the church every other Thursday night. Sign up today and start growing!
- We have One Key Open Volunteer Position
Our Volunteer Coordinator, Eunice Tompkins, will have job descriptions and application forms at the Welcome Center after the service on Sunday. We are looking for a Treasurer who will be on the Finance Committee and assist with receipts, disbursements and record keeping. Please prayerfully consider applying for one if you have experience and/or gifts in that area.
- Home Repair Ministry Team News
Do you know someone in the community that needs help and has no one to help them? The Home Repair Ministry Team was created to serve needs in our local community. Based on the model of what our Mission Teams do on their CAP trips; we want to be able to minister to those in need within our local community as well as those in distant places. Due to insurance regulations we cannot do work on rental or commercial properties. If you know of someone that is in need because of financial difficulty or has no one to help them, please fill out an application home repairs application and send it to the church office. Also, we still need volunteers and donations for upcoming projects, contact the office if you would like to be on the team.
- Be Careful With Your Valuables
This is a reminder to be careful with your valuables while you are at PCC. We have lots of people that spot us from Route 20 and stop in for help. Some of them may help themselves if we aren’t prudent. Please lock your car doors and make sure nothing valuable is visible through the windows. When you are inside the building always keep your keys, purse, wallet, computer and phone with you at all times. In case you’re wondering we have had thefts take place at the church. Thank you.
- 2018 Budget Information Meeting, Sun. Nov. 26
An informational question and answer meeting will be held in the Teen Room immediately following the service on November 26th. If you are unable to attend the informational meeting, feel free to reach out to any board member if you have questions or comments. Absentee ballots will also be available.
- Friends In Service Here (FISH)
This is a great organization that has been operating in Tully and Lafayette for years. They utilize volunteer dispatchers and drivers to take individuals to medical appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays. In February they will be expanding their services to Fabius, Pompey and Delphi Falls. If you want to volunteer as a driver or dispatcher please call Barb Kohberger at 696.8203. What a great way to serve folks in our community!
- F-P Community Email List
Would you like to stay informed on all the latest news within the Fabius and Pompey community? Then sign-up for the community email list by clicking this link http://www.pompeyhills.com.