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Posts from 2019

Incorporating Advent Wreaths Into Our Homes

by Rev. Nicole AbdnourAdvent wreaths aren’t just for church worship spaces. Advent wreaths can be a meaningful devotional tool for individuals and families. Did you know that the wreath is round, with no beginning or end, testifying to the eternity of God’s creation, and of God’s love and care for people? The wreath is also…

Florida Congregations For Conservation

Last year, the Witness and Service Committee of PCPC created the Creation and Environmental Stewardship Subcommittee, to address issues related to environmental concerns. As God’s people, we are called to protect the earth and all life which resides upon it. This non-partisan, non-political group, understood the impact that faith communities acting together as one voice, could…

Giving Tree Blooms Thru Dec. 8th

Please support this year’s Giving Tree…by selecting a tag from one of the Christmas trees in the Narthex of the Sanctuary or in the gym. Guardian ad Litem, FED, Created, and Beth-El will be the recipients of your generosity this year. We are also in need of large gift bags and tissue paper. Please return…

Peacemaking Offering For Hurricane Dorian Relief

PCPC is participating in the Presbyterian Church’s annual Peacemaking Offering through October 6. One of four special offerings collected each year, the Peacemaking Offering this year is being designated for Hurricane Dorian relief. Specifically, the offering will focus on the community of Marsh Harbour in the Bahamas. We have a special neighbor there, Kirk of…

PCPC’s Continued Medical Work in Papoli, Uganda

by Dr. Sylvia Campbell “It is said that a seed well planted, nourished and cared for with warmth, light and love, will bear fruit of the most amazing sweetness and beauty.” Eighty-eight percent of all maternal deaths worldwide occur in Africa and Asia, with the highest rate of life lost occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa. According…

Prayer for Teachers and Students

This month is the month when a great percentage of this congregation is climbing back into school, either as students, teacher, administrators, or as parents launching students. It is, I think, a significant enough moment and enterprise that we ought to surround it with prayer. People are often writing me concerned that schools don’t offer…

Tips On Going Back To School from the Palma Ceia Preschool

by Serina Kirkland, CDA, and teacher at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Preschool      As families of the preschool continue to enjoy their Summer vacations, administration and staff are busy preparing the school for Fall. Summer is the time for deep cleaning, organization, and school-wide improvements. We are delighted by the new flooring inside the classrooms of…