Hawthorne Avenue Presbyterian Church



The next Session meeting is scheduled for 7:00pm on Thursday December 7, 2017. If you have something you wish for Session to discuss, please let a Session Member know prior to the meeting. Thank you!


 Volunteers are needed to come and help decorate the church for Christmas on Saturday December 2, 2017 at 9:30AM!

Bring in new mittens, hats and/or scarves  before Christmas to hang on the Mitten Tree in the back of the sanctuary for donation to The Salvation Army.

Fill out an order form found in the weekly bulletin and return it to Judy McNamara by December 10th to order poinsettia's to decorate the church for Christmas. Payment is due at the time of ordering. Please indicate on the form if your flowers will be going home with you after Christmas Eve service or if they'll be staying at the church through Epiphany.

Christmas Eve service will be held on Sunday December 24, 2017 at 7:00pm. There will be no church service that morning, only an evening service.|

The "Seeds of Joy", Hawthorne's women's group, are now selling beautiful inspirations calendars again this year. The price is still only $7.00. They make wonderful gifts for all ages. Please see Margaret Jordan if you are interested in purchasing.

Hawthorne Church is going to participate in the 2017 Toys for Tots campaign benefiting the Marine Corps Reserve. Last year, thanks to our teaming up with the Dollar General Store in Crafton, PA, we were able to donate an abundance of toys to this wonderful cause. We hope to out-do last years totals! When you are out shopping, please think of the needs of others and buy an extra toy or two! What a blessing it will be!


* 2017 Crafton House Tour - Sunday December 10th from 1PM to 6PM

Purchase tickets in advance starting November 1st by visiting the Crafton Borough website. After November 1st you can purchase advance tickets at either the Crafton Public Library or the Borough Office. The advance sale price is $15 per ticket if purchased by December 8th at 4pm. Tickets purchased at the Crafton Public Library or Borough Office must be purchased via CHECK ONLY. The day of the House Tour, you can purchase your tickets for $20 each at the Box Office (Hawthorne Avenue Presbyterian Church) where the tour will begin. Tickets can be purchased here on event day from 12:45pm to 3:15pm.

*Gingerbread House Making & Light Up Night - Saturday December 2nd at 10AM. Begin the day with Gingerbread House Making in the Crafton Community Center. You must pre-sign-up for this event at the Crafton Public Library front desk.  Cost is $5 per child due at sign-up time. An adult must accompany the child, but adult is free. There will be light refreshments and a book for each child. Space is limited and no walk-ins please. Later in the day, join the festivities down at the Crafton Park as we celebrate 125 years of Crafton’s incorporation as a borough and light up our Christmas tree and park. Festivities start at 4:30 at the main stage and include ICTUS choir singing carols, mini-golf with a special guest, hot dogs, hot chocolate, and birthday cake!

*Crafton Public Library - Yoga - Every Monday Night from 7pm to 8pm

Experience the relaxing benefits of Yoga and you will get a great workout as well. Please wear comfortable clothing, and if you would like bring a mat or towel and water. The cost is $5 per class.

*Community Thanksgiving Service - Wednesday November 22nd at 7:00pm there will be a community Thanksgiving service held at Crafton United Presbyterian Church on Bradford Avenue.

Happy Birthday Hawthorne Church!  You turned 121 Years Old!!

1896 to 2017

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