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Youth Programming Update at PCPC

Hi parents,  Adhering to the urging of government officials and striving to do what is best for the larger community, PCPC has postponed/ moved gatherings to electronic or online formats. This means that at least through March (if not longer) we will providing resources online for youth and their families to gather around God’s Word and be…

One Great Hour of Sharing Offering

March 16-April 5, 2020www.palmaceia.org/giving “One Great Hour of Sharing” (OGHS) is an international offering in which PCPC participates every year. The goal? Restoring Hope, Feeding the Hungry, Empowering the Poor. This year PCPC is dedicating its OGHS Offering to the Nutrition Program in Mombin Crochu, Haiti. Though it’s called “One Great HOUR…” the offering runs…

A Letter from the Pastors – March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020 Dear Friends and Members of Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church, We arrive at a moment that is new to us all. Rarely have we had the experience of canceling programs for weather, but we’ve had to take that step periodically. Never have we had to find alternative modes of worship due to a…

Home At Christmas

From the Pastor’s Desk:Home at Christmasby Rev. John DeBevoise Home is a regular theme at Christmas — lots of Christmas songs reference it, and many Christmas cards show idealic images of homes decorated with family gathering around some sort of hearth, even if it’s a digital one. It’s an interesting dynamic since the Gospel tells…

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. 6th

Please support this year’s Giving Tree by selecting a tag from one of the Christmas trees in the Fellowship Hall, the Church Narthex, or by selecting a gift from the SignUpGenius (https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090845AFAF2EA64-2020). You can also mail or drop off monetary donations/gift cards in the secure mailbox in the church parking lot. Guardian ad Litem, FED, Created,…