Webster Presbyterian Church
...that all may come to know Jesus Christ, to love Him, to serve Him, and to enjoy Him forever.

Announcements - December 16, 2018

1. WELCOME to Webster Presbyterian Church!  We are pleased that you are worshipping with us today.  Visitors are invited to stop by the Welcome Center in the Narthex after the service to learn more about our fellowship.

2.   THE FLOWERS are given by Kay Wahl in loving memory of her sons, Herbie Wahl and Dr. Gary Wahl. 

3.   WE THANK the Booher & Petrino Family ushers and greeters, bulletin artist Julia Daigle, and all the other musicians and participants for their help with this morning’s worship service.

4.   ADULT ED. CLASS at 10:45 a.m. in the Social Room:

        Today and next Sunday – You are encouraged to come to the adult education time to be part of the Advent series featuring the Max Lucado video and discussion series “Because of Bethlehem.”

  5.   FINAL ORDERS FOR CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS are being taken today during the coffee hour and following each service.  They will decorate the church on December 23rd and Christmas Eve, and may be picked up after the 11 p.m. Christmas Eve service or the week after Christmas.  Colors are red or white with green foil, and the cost is $13.50 each (please pay when placing your order with cash or a check made out to PWC).  For questions or to place an order, call Jenny Dougherty at 585-265-2191.

6.   CHRISTMAS JOY OFFERING ENVELOPES are in the chair racks.  Monies donated are used both to support retired church workers and their families in need of critical financial assistance in times of crises, and to support students at Presbyterian-related colleges equipping communities of color.

  7.   PRESBYTERIAN MENS' FELLOWSHIP is continuing its annual tradition of contributing Christmas food baskets to Eastern Service Workers for distribution to those in need in the Rochester community. Donations are now being accepted at the PMF table in the Narthex.

8.   THE JANUARY PATHWAY DEADLINE is tomorrow noon, early due to the upcoming holidays.  Articles can be sent to both kboard@websterpres.org and ghubbard@websterpres.org, or brought to the church office.

9.   WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY concludes its Advent study of “Why This Jubilee?” on Tuesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30.  This week the focus of study will be “The Child,” using familiar Advent and Christmas hymns and songs.

10.  MILDRED VAN HOOVER passed away this past on Wednesday.  Her memorial service will be held at the church this Thursday, December 20, at 11 a.m. with a reception following.

11.   THE 2019 FLOWER CHART has been posted on the bulletin board in the upper Narthex.  If you would like to fund flowers to be displayed during services on a 2019 Sunday to remember special people, times or events in your life, you are encouraged to select a Sunday and write in your name and phone number.  Our new flower coordinator, Ruth Fischer, will contact you to answer questions and order the flowers.  Arrangements can be taken home after the service or donated to one of our Friends at Home.  Any proceeds over the cost of the flowers are given to mission causes.





Christmas Eve

Family Worship

4:00 p.m.  (note change in time from last year)


December 30

Worship at 9:30 a.m. only


                                          December 16                   December 23

Old Testament       Zephaniah 3:14-20      Micah 5:2-5a

                                  Isaiah 12:2-6                 Psalm 80:1-7

New Testament                                              Philippians 4:4-7

                                                                           Hebrews 10:5-10

Gospel                      Luke 3:7-18                   Luke 1:39-55


                                                                      MEMORY VERSE

 “The Word became flesh

                                                          and made his dwelling among us.”

                                                                                                           John 1:14