Upcoming Events

SUPPORT LGBTQIA & YOUTH, Come learn how you can support a new effort to create a support group for LGBTQIA+ youth in Jefferson and Berkley Counties. Tuesday November 13, 7:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall. For more information contact panhandleyouth@gmail.com.
 
MORE LIGHT THANKSGIVING. Come As You Are All Are Welcome At Our Table More Light Thanksgiving Meal. Saturday, November 17, 6:00 p.m. Fellowship Hall. Please join us for a wonderful meal and good company in a safe and welcoming space. Bring a side dish or dessert. Questions? Contact Jeananne Stine, jeananne27@gmail.com or Chris Thatcher thatcher.christopher@gmail.com.

ALTERNATIVE CHRISTMAS. Once again SPC will hold it’s alternative gift fair after each service on November 18, 25 and December 2. Three projects to choose from:
• Help pay for peacemakers to be with and advocate for peasants and community groups in Colombia to protect them from paramilitary violence. Sponsored by the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship.
• Assist immigrants with physical, legal and transportation needs at the border, sponsored by the Presbyterian Disaster Assistance.
• Funding to help provide $50 hotel rooms for the expected cold weather shelter overflow. Regulations limit cold weather shelters to 16 homeless per night. There are 68 known homeless in the county. The Cold Weather shelters are open November through March. Sponsored by the Jefferson County Homeless Coalition at JCCM.

 
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SPC’s AMANDA GROFF is one of 11 Jefferson County art teachers to have their personal art work exhibited. It is on display through November 18 in Charles Town’s Fire Hall Gallery, Rouss Hall, 108 North George St. The Gallery is open from noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays.
 
MIGRANT CARAVAN The Presbyterian Office of Public Witness is asking Presbyterians to write to the President. Tell him to de-escalate potential conflict and assure due process and human rights to the people who are currently traveling in the migrant caravan from Honduras through Mexico to the U.S. border. This group includes families, women and children who are legitimately seeking safety and better lives for their families by requesting asylum in the U.S. For more information, visit: https://www.presbyterianmission.org/opw/2018/10/24/learn-more-about-the-....

 
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SHEPHERDSTOWN COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING will be at New Street United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 18, at 4:00 p.m. Reception to follow. Guest Musicians: Shepherdstown Middle School Band and the Shepherdstown Elementary School Chorus. Thanksgiving offering goes to Caring Cupboard and Jefferson County Community Ministries. Sponsored by the Shepherdstown Ministerial Association. For more information go to www.newstreetumc.com