Highlights for December - 2014
Kent Chamber Singers concert in our sanctuary – 7:00 pm
New Castle Presbytery meets at our church
December 7 – Second Sunday of Advent
Isaiah 40: 1-11 and Mark 1: 1-8
Sermon: “Songs of Advent”
Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper
Music from Handel’s Messiah
December 12, 13 – Friday, Saturday
Greening of the Church 9am – noon
December 14– Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday)
Isaiah 61: 1-4, 8-11; Psalm 126, John 1: 6-8, 19-28
Sermon: “Dare to Rejoice!”
Fellowship Hour after worship
December 21– Fourth Sunday of Advent
Luke 1: 26-38
Christmas Pageant – 4:00 pm in the Social Hall – intergenerational event!
December 24 – Christmas Eve
Family service – 5:00 pm with Communion
Candlelight service – 9:00 pm with Communion
December 28 – First Sunday after Christmas
No Church School
Luke 2: 22-40; Isaiah 61: 10 – 62: 3
Sermon: “Anna Speaks”
No youth meetings
December 31 – Wednesday
Noon - last opportunity to bring contributions to the church for credit in 2014.
September 5 - 7, 2014 was a very special weekend of celebrating our church's 300th anniversary! We hope you enjoy looking at some of the festive activities at Homecoming Weekend Photos.
Please click on the categories below to learn more about the current status of the Capital Campaign projects and expenditures.
1. Project Status
2. Project Expenditures
Also of note, Bob Frazier and his team (Chuck Mater, Jim Stuck and Ed Gazze) have continued to paint both interior walls and exterior wood surfaces as part of the sprucing up of the church. If you would like to help with the painting, please contact Bob.
Our Tercentennial Street Fair was a triumphant community celebration of our history! New relationships were formed with our neighbors and within our own congregation. Click here to see the continued festivities. We are grateful for all who shared the day with us.
Click here for more crafts, musicians, friends and important history celebrated at our Tercentennial Street Fair.
What was happening at our Tercentennial Street Fair? Food, music, crafts, and fun with community friends! Click here to "experience" the day!
Our Tercentennial Street Fair was held on June 8, 2014. It was a wonderful community celebration where our history "came to life" for an afternoon of fun! Click here to see the first in a series of photo galleries.
There are several military veterans buried in the old Presbyterian cemetery. Click here to review the list of names.
May 2014 Tercentennial Updates include the following:
1. More Testimonials and Memorials
2. Updated Pictures of the Social Hall Rennovation Project
3. Project Status Updates
4. Project Expenditures
5. Street Fair Update
Asbestos removal in the social hall started April 28 and was expected to last 4 weeks. As of May 5, one half of the removal has been completed. Work continues on the remaining space. Pictures of the entire social hall area can be found at Social Hall Progress/Asbestos Removal.
See the latest Memorials and Testimonials from long-time church members in celebration of our church's 300th anniversary.
Tercentennial Updates for April 2014 include the following:
1. Street Fair Activities
2. Memorials and Testimonies from Long-time Church Members
3. Project Status
4. Project Expenditures
6. Final Lenten Art Exhibit
A new page has been added to our Tercenntenial Anniversary website!
The Old Presbyterian Cemetery is located at South Governors Avenue and North Street in Dover. Click on Old Presbyterian Cemetery to learn more about some of the famous Delawareans who are buried there.