Currently at Crescent

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
presents a special Advent series
Sunday mornings, 9:00 am – Chapel
December 2, 9 and 16, 2018

Three Sundays that could change the way you think about the holiday—and offer an answer to the question you might not expect.
All are welcome, we hope to see you there!



Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
Welcomes You to Advent
Schedule of Upcoming Events...

Celebration of the Advent Season     Sundays @ 10:30 am    Sanctuary
What better time to come and worship than the Christmas season! Come and hear the traditional music you remember and the new music you will grow to love.  This is a warm and welcoming community of faith that invites you to be a part of something wonderful—it just may be the best gift you receive this year! Gift yourself an hour a week to be moved, to be inspired, to be filled with the true Spirit of the season that can bring real joy.
Who Needs Christmas!                   Sundays, December 2, 9, 16 @ 9 am         Chapel
Who needs Christmas? Well, the answer might surprise you! Three Sundays with a video presentation and discussion questions, this series re-contextualizes the story and presents a fresh perspective. .
Yuletide by Candlelight                 Saturday, December 15 @ 5 pm              Sanctuary
The Crescent Singers’ annual musical gift to the community! Free concert full of music and joy of the season.
Journey to Bethlehem                   Sunday, December 23 @ 9:30 am               Church House
Walk the journey with the children and Sunday School leaders as they journey to Bethlehem to wonder at the great news. What better way to tell your children the story?
Lessons & Carols                        Sunday, December 23 @ 10:30 am              Sanctuary
Claimed by many to be their favorite worship service of the year, this is the telling of the Christmas story through scripture and music that is powerful and joyous. (insert text from  your page)
Christmas Eve Communion Service          Monday, December 24 @ 10 pm    Sanctuary
Breathe in the holiness of the season as we gather to celebrate our Savior’s birth and partake of Communion. The antithesis to the stress of consumerism often accompanying this joyous season, this service is full of the reverence, peace and deep joy this day is all about. The voices of our illustrious choir, joyous bells, candles pushing back the darkness, the pipe organ, flutists and Christmas message is bound to lift your spirit.


Ways to Serve

CAPC Soup Kitchen – Is on hiatus rigth not while we completely renovate our kitchen facilities (to better meet the needs of the commuity and our church).   PLEASE NOTE: WHLE THE KITCHEN IS BEING RENOVATED THE SOUP KITCHEN WILL BE CLOSED. BAG LUNCHES WILL STILL BE DISTRIBUTED EACH WEEKDAY AT 10 AM. VOLUNTEERS LOOKING TO HELP FILL BAGS SHOULD CONTACT THE CHURCH OFFICE

Blessing Bags - Blessing Bags are a great project for individuals, youth groups, companies that want to make a difference, and other groups of volunteers. Random acts of kindness which may seem so small to us can make a big difference in someone else’s life. Blessings Bags are one way to make just such a difference—and they’re easy! Items can be purchased at a dollar store and can be placed in a gallon plastic bag to be distributed at our weekly Soup Kitchen.
What to include? Here are some suggestions:
Thermal socks
Crackers, beef sticks, candy bars or other snacks
Toothpaste/Tooth brush
Fruit juice/water
Bags can be dropped off Sundays through Fridays 8-12 noon

Want to find out more about any of these opportunities?
Please contact the church office at 908.756.2468 or email Pastor Lynn at