“The Weary World of Injustice”
- When you think about Jesus coming to earth at Christmas, what are two ways that seem unjust about his birth?
- Why did King Jesus act gentle and lowly if he was promised to bring justice?
- What are two ways that you bring the light of God’s justice during this Christmas time?
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Join us tonight!
Carols by Candlelight
December 11, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a warm and wonderful evening of munching on delicious Christmas cookies, sipping hot chocolate, and singing some of your favorite traditional Christmas carols—by candlelight. Sound like fun? We think so. Bring your family. Invite some friends.
*Program begins at 6:00 pm
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Join us on Christmas Eve as we gather to sing and celebrate God’s perfect gift: Jesus, the object of our hope, the source of peace and joy, and the giver of faith. Be encouraged by God’s promise that Jesus has come, and he is coming back! Services at 5:00 and 7:00 pm.
The 5:00 p.m. service will be live-streamed.
Children are invited to celebrate with their families. Childcare will not be provided.
Christmas Morning Service
Join us Sunday, December 25 at 10:00 a.m.
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For Advent this year, we’d like to share hope for a weary world through supporting Chelten’s food pantry, Seeds of Hope. At the welcome center you’ll find REVERSE Advent Calendars.
What makes it a REVERSE Advent Calendar? Well with THIS advent calendar you GIVE something each day, instead of getting something.
Each day in December, you’ll add an item from the list to a box. And then on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning you’ll bring the box to church and place it on the food pantry donation table located just inside the playground entrance.
This is a fun challenge to do yourself, or with your kids, neighbors, or community group—What a simple, yet powerful way to show the love of Jesus to our community!
We encourage you to pick up one of the advent calendars today!
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Center for Biblical Transformation
January 3–March 28, 2023
Enrich your knowledge of God and his Word! The Center for Biblical Transformation offers college-level courses designed to deepen your understanding of the Bible and Christian theology, help you be transformed into the image of Jesus Christ and prepare you to serve in his kingdom.
Join our four-course certificate program, or take any course at any time with no commitments. Courses are offered for ten weeks in the fall and in the winter.
The purpose of the program is to experience God’s truths personally and to share the message through your life to others. This is your opportunity to discover that living with Jesus involves learning his transforming truths and passing them on to others! I invite you to prayerfully consider your involvement in the Center for Biblical Transformation.
by grace alone,
Dr. Bill Krewson
Senior Pastor of Discipleship
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If you would like a Christmas poinsettia placed in honor or in loving memory of someone, please take an envelope and place it in the offering box or return it to the church office by Monday, December 12. The plants cost $10 each and may be taken home following the second service on Christmas Eve. Sign up at the Welcome Center.
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Join us as we gather together as a church to pray before the Lord. As the Apostle Paul encourages us, let us “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
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JIM & LORI LOVELADY
421 Manor Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040
Based at Serge’s sending center in Jenkintown PA, Jim works on the Renewal Team to provide gospel renewal resources to pastors and missionaries all over the world, equipping them to “lead from weakness” in their various ministry contexts. He teaches discipleship courses and coaches burned-out ministry leaders, helping them recover the joy of their salvation.
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