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  • Mission House Makeover

    This new sign and recently completed landscaping in front of Derry's Mission House was made possible by everyone who participated in the Mission Madness basketball fundraiser last March and the leadership of members Sally McKinney and Marion Alexander. Thank you!

  • Longest Night Worship

    7 pm Tuesday, December 18  in the Chapel with communion

    For anyone who this year finds it hard to face the joyous Christmas season: this worship service -- on one of the longest, darkest nights of the year -- intentionally acknowledges the pain and offers solace. Light refreshments following in the John Elder Classroom.

  • Christmas Eve at Derry Church

    Monday, Dec 24 in the Sanctuary • All services include singing "Silent Night" by candlelight

    2:30 pm*  Lessons and Carols featuring the Derry Brass and communion.

    5 pm*  Family friendly service of Lessons and Carols with Joyful Noise and Celebration Choirs and Tintinnabulation handbells.

    7:30 pm*  Traditional service of Lessons and Carols, with the Sanctuary and Chrysalis Choirs and Derry Ringers.

    11 pm  Lessons and carols with soloists and special music, youth and young adult worship leaders and communion.

    * Child care available.

  • Dedication Sunday Report

    As of Sunday, Nov 11, Derry Church has received 176 financial commitments totaling $767,493. Thank you! If you haven’t turned in your estimate of giving card for 2019, it’s not too late. You can fill out your estimate online or pick up a card at the Information Center in the Narthex. Return cards to the offering plate or mail to the church office to the attention of Sandy Miceli.

  • Advent Study Begins Nov 29

    Join the Thursday morning study group at 10:30 am Thursdays, Nov 29,  Dec 6, 13 & 20 in room 7AB to study and discuss scriptures for the upcoming Sundays in Advent. Handouts available at the Information Center in the Narthex. Questions? Ask John McGahan or Pastor Marie.

  • Star Ornaments Sold Out!

    Thanks to everyone who purchased one of Mark Smith's handmade star ornaments. All 100 have been sold, and proceeds will help to fund 2019 scholarships for deserving students in Pakistan. 

  • Come to the Derry Church Rake Fest

    8:30 am Saturday, Dec 8 on the church grounds
    The Building & Grounds Committee invite you to join them with rakes, bags and barrels to tackle the church grounds until no leaf is left standing. If the weather's nasty, the rake fest will be held on Dec 15 instead. We need your help so badly that we are bribing you with donuts and coffee! Questions? Contact Tom Kitzmiller.

  • Fleece Blanket-Making Returns Dec 16 & Jan 13

    6-8 pm Sundays, Dec 16 & Jan 13

    Join the fun and make some knotted fleece blankets! All ages welcome to drop in for an hour or stay for the evening and help members of the Christian Ed Committee make blankets that will be used to warm up Harrisburg's homeless population. Another way you can support the effort is by providing two-yard lengths of warm fleece fabric in your favorite solid colors and patterns -- this fabric is often on sale during the winter months. Remember that two pieces of fleece are needed to make one blanket. Deliver fabric to the church office. Thanks, Derry!
  • PW Christmas Dinner: Dec 10

    6 pm Monday, Dec 10 in the Lounge
    Presbyterian Women’s annual holiday covered dish dinner will be followed by the program "Holiday Crafts." Bring a dish to serve 6-8 and a place setting for each person. All women welcome - bring a friend!

  • Poinsettia Orders Due by Dec 10

    It’s time to order poinsettia plants that will brighten the church during the Advent season. After Christmas, you’re invited to take your poinsettias home to enjoy for weeks to come. A single plant is $13; baskets are $25. Forms available at the insert rack in the Narthex or in Sunday bulletins.

  • Enews Thanksgiving Edition

    Next week’s church e-newsletter will arrive in your inbox a day early, on Wednesday, November 21. Happy Thanksgiving!