Celebrate World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 1, 2024 at the Downsville Christian Church, 8641 Downsville Pike, Williamsport, MD 21795.
The program, written by Christian Women of Palestine, begins at 11:00 followed by a sampling of Palestine foods.
Reservations are not needed, and there is no charge. However, a free-will offering will be taken for the World Day of Prayer, an international, inter-church organization. Theme scripture: “I beg you. . . bear with one another in love.” Eph. 4:1-7
After the second service (around 12:15 p.m.), we will be having our annual Chili Cook-off and sandwich sale. Proceeds of the fundraiser go towards this summer mission trip. So, start getting those recipes ready. Entry fee is $5 per chili entered. Come out and support our amazing church youth and possibly win some prizes if your chili is the best. The sign-up sheet is in the parlor. Please turn in your sandwich order today!
- Green Olive & Parmesan Pinwheels
- Open face BLT
- Grilled Cheese
- Chocolate Waffles w/Earl Grey Syrup
- Angel Food Cupcake w/cream icing and a raspberry.
- Heart Sugar cookie
Come to the Legacy Hall for Fellowship after the 8:30 a.m. service. Coffee Hour is from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Parish 3 and Parish 11 will be providing light food and drinks for everyone.
See you then!
We will celebrate communion on February 14 at the Ash Wednesday Service. It will be a potluck dinner. Please bring your favorite dish. The meal will begin at 6:30 pm with the service beginning around 7:15 pm. The Service will feature the application of ashes, a special message, the renewal of our baptismal vows, and communion. Please sign up on the sheet in the parlor as to what you will be bringing.
The Presbyterian Women will be selling Buckeyes for Valentine’s Day.
We will be having a Valentine’s Party/and Valentine’s Card Exchange on Sunday, February 11, at 12:00. Everyone is invited to lunch and enjoy time with Sonshine as he talks about how much Jesus loves us. All kids are invited to participate in the Valentine’s card exchange. When you sign up for the Valentine’s Party, please list the names of those participating in the Valentine’s card exchange. Please sign up by February 4th. A list of names will be going out to everyone doing the card exchange that week. We hope you can join us! This is always such a special party enjoyed by all ages. The kids always enjoy running around looking for all the valentines hidden everywhere downstairs. The adults can stay upstairs and enjoy some fun Valentine’s activities. Please sign up today if you haven’t already done so.
Birthday Party for Jesus
Sunday, December 17, noon. Everyone is invited!
Here are some exciting things that we will be doing:
** Enjoying a delicious lunch provided by the Fellowship Committee.
** Games and crafts are provided
** Singing “Happy Birthday” to Jesus and enjoying some birthday cake.
** Cookie/Candy Exchange—Anyone who would like to participate in the cookie/candy exchange, please bring 2 to 3 dozen cookies and or a bag of wrapped candy. You will be taking home a delicious assortment of cookies to share with your family and friends.
** Sonshine, our Christian clown, will be joining us at the party.
Please sign up if you plan on attending.
The Living Nativity will be performed on Saturday, December 16, and Sunday, December 17, at 6:00 and 7:00 pm. We would love to have you come and celebrate the greatest birth of all time, the birth of Jesus Christ.
The Adult Choir and the Handbell Choir will have their annual Advent Concert on Sunday, December 10, at 4:30 pm. Come join us!
Orders and Money are due by Wednesday, November 15th and delivery will be Sunday, December 3rd.