in beautiful HIGHLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA
McDowell Presbyterian has a handicapped-accessible rest-room, a ramp for ease of entrance from the gravel parking lot at the rear of the building, and large print bulletins and devotionals.
Headwaters Chapel has large-print bulletins available. There are a few steps required to gain access to Headwaters Chapel. Headwaters has no rest room facilities.
Advent, the time of year in the church calendar that awaits, anticipates, the coming of the Christ child, has its own rhythm, its own movement through time and space.
Not coincidentally, our own movement from Thanksgiving to Christmas and beyond, matches the Advent rhythm: we prepare, bedecking all around with tinsel and flowers, ornamenting our surroundings . . . we wait – for presents under the tree, for family and friends to gather, for the Christ who comes to make all things new . . . and in joy do we hope for the peace only The Prince of Peace can bring.
May this Advent, this Christmas, inaugurate in each and all of us the reawakened promise of Christ, made new in ways silly and serious, magical and day-to-day.
Sat. Dec. 6 - Decorate the church at McDowell starting at 9.00 a.m. We need all the volunteers we can get!
Sun. Dec. 7 Communion Service at Headwaters at 9.45 & McDowell at 11.15 a.m.
Session meets at 1.00 p.m. at McDowell
Community Choir Christmas Concert at McDowell at 7.00 p.m.
Tues. Dec. 9 - Presbyterian Women’s Christmas Luncheon & Program at McDowell starting at noon
Sun. Dec. 14 Worship at Headwaters at 9.45 & McDowell at 11.15 a.m.
Tues. Dec. 16 Bible Study at 9.00 a.m. at the Manse
Sat. Dec. 20 Open House at the Manse from 3-6.00 p.m. Everybody welcome!
Sun. Dec. 21 Worship at Headwaters at 9.45 &
McDowell at 11.15 a.m.
Longest Night Service at 7.00 p.m. at McDowell
Tues. Dec. 23 Bible Study
Weds. Dec.24 Lessons & Carols Community Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at McDowell at 7.00 p.m.
Thur. Dec.25 Blessed Christmas Sun. Dec.28 Worship at McDowell at 11.15 a.m.No service at Headwaters