Church of the Brethren News
"With your faithful help rescue me from sinking in the mire; let me be delivered from my enemies and from the deep waters. Do not let the flood sweep over me, or the deep swallow me up, or the Pit close its mouth over me" (Psalm 69:13-1.)
Nigerian Brethren Leader to Speak in Middle PA—Nigerian Brethren church leader Musa Mambula will be at three different Middle PA Church of the Brethren congregations in December and January. It is hoped that friends from area churches will find a location and date to attend. Mambula is a writer, educator, and current National Spiritual Advisor for Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). His presentations focus on the persecution of Christians by Boko Haram terrorists in northern Nigeria and the church’s response.
Ø At Stone Church (17th and Moore Sts., Huntingdon) on Saturday, December 13 at 4:00 p.m.
Ø At UBBC (411 S. Burrowes St., State College) on Sunday, December 14. Rev. Musa will bring greetings during the 9:30 worship service, and lead the Adult Forum at 11:00.
Ø At Bedford COB (310 Donahue Manor Road, Bedford) on Thursday evening, January 8, 2015. A carry-in dinner will be held at 6:00 p.m. (tableware and beverages will be provided) and offer a presentation at 7:00 p.m.
"And this is my prayer, that your love may overflow more and more with knowledge and full insight to help you to determine what is best" (Philippians 1:9-10a).
The Longest Night
Sun, Dec 21, 7 p.m.
Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren will worship "The Longest Night" on Sunday, December 21 at 7 pm, facing the darkness of pain and grief and then opening our hearts to the Christ who comes to bring light to our darkness. The public is invited to this meditative candle-lighting service.
Morning Worship on
Sunday, December 28, 9:30 a.m.
Emmett Eldred will be our guest preacher. Come and worship! Sing the songs of Christmas!
Morning Worship on
Sunday, January 4, 9:30 a.m.
This first worship service of the new year will include Bread and Cup Communion.
2nd Saturday Evening Worship
Next Sat. Evening Worship: Jan 10
"Come as you are"
Contemporary - Informal - Welcoming
Music: Our youth praise band,
Stones of the Rock
The Youth are selling patriotic wreaths for $15 each. They are handmade by our very own youth members! All proceeds will go to pay for the gaga ball pit coming to our parking lot in the near future! We have many more to make, so place your order with Rita Murphy today. (You may send an email request to the church.) Thanks for your support
LIVE NATIVITY 2014