Dear Friends, Thanks to the way the Sundays fell this year, we passed quickly over the Epiphany story, squeezing it in on New Year’s Day, and missing a chance to dwell deeply in it. But I’ve always liked the story of the Magi following a star as it leads them to Bethlehem. It is a story that affirms the place of foreigners…
Happy New Year! How were your holidays, this year? I find the last holiday of the year to be an awkward and artificial one. I’m awful at staying up until midnight, and I dislike the social pressure that points so many people toward binge-drinking and shallow connections at parties. But the first holiday of the year I do enjoy, as a time…
This week, though some of us are scattering for holiday travels, many of us will gather on Sunday morning for the annual MPC Christmas pageant. This year we are trying a new thing. We will be having a Godly Play pageant, using the Christmas story as it is told in our children’s classrooms. It will be told by a combination of children,…
SENIORS EXERCISE CLASS: Come for two classes each week at 8am on Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning this coming Monday, December 19th. The class will be taught by Ellen Greene, an experienced teacher in exercise who offers this class at no charge. Sponsored by the Adult Education Committee.
If you are in search of spiritual refreshment in the midst of your busy life, come to a candlelight prayer service featuring Taizé songs. With a service of simple music, Scripture reading and silence, Taizé offers an opportunity to become aware of an inviting reverent space and to find the quiet place within. Taize services will be held the 3rd Wednesday of every month, sponsored by the Spiritual Activists Committee.
AdultEd:Apocalypse or Revelation of John w/Dr Jack Elliott
January 22, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am Room 10
January 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am Sanctuary
Montclair Presbyterian Church is a family of open-hearted, open-minded,
joyful, imperfect people. We know and share the radical hospitality of God.
Affirming God's love for the whole world, we work and pray for peace, justice and reconciliation.
Sound System : Allen Todd, Linda Spencer, Adrian Santos, Kevin Newell and Brad Hestir
January 22, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm Family Room
Join us as we gather together for coffee, tea treats and hospitality.
Author Talk: Joanna Faber/Julie King - How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen