Christ Congregation | 50 Walnut Lane Princeton | NJ 08540
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United Church Of Christ
American Baptist Churches USA

50 Walnut Ln.,
Princeton NJ 08540

Tel. 609-921-6253
Alberto's art corner:
Art: "Holy Birth" by  Anonymous

Dec 24  Christmas Eve service 5pm
Dec 25  Christmas Day Carols service 5pm
Jan 1    New Year's day service w/communion 5pm
Jan 5    Sala 7:30pm at church
Jan 8    10am worship service, 11:15am Bible study
Pastor's Note:I

It's almost Christmas!
Pastor’s note:
Join us Saturday, December 24 at 5pm for our Christmas Eve candlelight service.
Then, on Christmas day, join us at 5pm for a Christmas Carol Sing-a-long! 


New church members:
Welcome to our new members! 
Ann, Alberto, and Craig: we are thrilled that you have chosen to join us!
Photo courtesy of Carol McCollough

Christmas Coat Drive:
We are collecting new and gently used coats for Interfaith-RISE to help immigrants and refugees coming from Ukraine, Afghanistan, Peru, Venezuela and countries in Central America. 
At the Christmas Eve service, we will collect a special offering to help support i-Rise.
Join us in 2023!
New Year’s Sala Night:  Re-SOUL-utions! 
An Engaging Workshop on Spiritual Resolutions in our Daily Lives.

Thursday, January 5th, 7:30-9:00 pm
Hosted by István Suto

Interested in hosting a Sala evening in 2023?  Reach out to Istvan at or attend our first Sala night in January where we will be planning upcoming Sala nights.
Our Bible study meets following the 10 AM services (2nd, 4th, & 5th Sundays).
Bible Study will begin about 10-15 minutes after the end of worship and will conclude by 12:15. It is discussion-oriented, and we welcome the input and insights of all participants. 

Our discussion is based on the Revised Common Lectionary for the Sunday following the one we meet for the Bible Study.

We will next meet on Jan 8, and will study the lectionary scriptures for the week of Jan 15.

Peace, Bob
If you are struggling to pay energy bills, help is available. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Universal Service Fund (USF) have expanded to include more people at higher income levels. For example, a family of four with monthly income of $9,250.00 may be eligible and should apply for the USF. (ONLY THE LAST MONTH OF INCOME COUNTS.) If you are not eligible for LIHEAP or USF, there are moderate-income programs, such as the PAGE Grand/or NJ SHARES, which may provide the help you need. For more information, or to find out how to apply, call 1-800-510-3102 0r "211" (7 days a week). Visit (Spanish) for online applications links. 
Book Group
Hi folks,

Our next book group discussion will be on Saturday, January 28th, at 7:00PM by Zoom. We will discuss Isabel Wilkerson's 2010 National Bestseller, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.

It is appropriate timing since February is Black History Month, and Ms Wilkerson provides us with a compelling story of the migration of Black Americans from the American South to cities in the North and West. As part of the great scope of this monumental work she features personal stories of three individuals in particular, with differing experiences but with much in common, and provides insight into problems that still exist to this day. It is truly a compelling read and one that is sure to engage you if you have not already read it. The book is over 500 pages long, but the author is such a great story teller that it reads faster than you might expect.

All are welcome. We hope you can join us for our discussion.

Joe and Carol Sundeen

Hope to see you there.

The Christ Congregation Book Discussion Group
book group zoom link
Meeting ID: 875 9571 1779
Passcode: 539119
Prayers of the People

"This is my prayer."
For comfort and companionship.
Traveling mercies.
For comfort and healing.
For the losses of this year. 
For Ukraine.
For our children, our parents, our partners, our friends. 
For the beauty of the worship service and the season. 

"This is our prayer."

Sunday Schedule

December 24th - Christmas Eve Service

December 25th is the
4th Sunday
5pm Worship Service-Carol Sing

In person or on zoom
Denise Carrell
Long Term Pulpit Supply Pastor
Office hours: Mon & Weds. 1-5 pm
Jason Steiner, Minister of Music
Alberto Lisboa, office manager
office hours:
Wed & Thurs 2pm-6pm
Pastoral Care:
Rev. Bob Moore
609-924-5022 weekday office
609-924-1206 home
609-937-6931 cell

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