The Star & Candle Shoppe & Putz
The 2017 edition of the Star & Candle Shoppe is open for business. As always, we’ll have beautiful stars in many sizes and colors, Santas, handmade beeswax candles and figurines, jewelry, soaps, quilted wall hangings, card creations, delicious baked goods, and a wide assortment of Christmas ornaments.
Star & Candle is located in the Christian Education building (40 W. Church St.) right across the hall from the Putz.
Before Christmas Hours (Nov. 24-Dec. 23): Thurs/Fri: 1 - 7 p.m.; Sat.: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sun: 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Dec. 24 & Dec. 25. After Christmas Hours (Dec. 26-30): Daily: 1 - 5 p.m. (last day is Dec. 30). The Shoppe benefits mission & outreach programs of Central Moravian Church.
Friday Night Fun
Our K - 5th grade children will meet in the C. E. building, 1st floor, from 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 for supper and activities geared to help them explore the Christian story and build friendships with one another. Contact Alyssa Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org if your child will be attending, to help us prepare the right amount of supper.
The History Committee is sponsoring a Putz Crawl on Sat., Dec. 9 (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.). Tickets are $10 or $20 with a copy of The Moravian Christmas Putz book (children 12 and under free). Tickets will be sold after church today & 12/3, in the office, and from 9:30 - 10 a.m. in the C.E. bldg. the day of the tour. Proceeds go to Hurricane Relief in the Caribbean Moravian Churches.
Contemplative Worship is an informal setting in which we quiet ourselves in order to be open to the presence of God. Experience an hour of quiet and reflective Christmas music tomorrow, December 11 at 7 p.m., featuring John Arnold, classical guitar and Becky Leopore, piano. Enjoy the beauty of the Old Chapel at Christmas time and take this opportunity to rest and recharge.
Travelers’ Together discussion groups for 2018 will focus on America’s Original Sin, a book by Jim Wallis, considering racism in America. Wednesday groups begin Jan. 10 at 7 p.m., led by Hank Naisby; Sunday groups begin Jan.14 at 10 a.m., led by Dick Williams. Please call the church office to sign up; and order your book NOW (Moravian Book Shop, Amazon, etc.). Sponsored by the Social Action Committee.