Christmas Carol Buffet – Dec. 8th

Join us at 5:00 p.m. as we “sing in” the season. Please bring a salad, side or dessert to share. Meat, rolls and beverages provided.



MEN’S BREAKFAST GROUP next meets on Wednesday, December 12th, at 7:30 a.m. at Tee Jayes (corner of Morse & High). All men are welcome to join us!


Can You Help Sort Coats on Dec. 14th

The Westside Urban Ministries (WUM) is partnering with the Harmony Project and City Year Columbus for a 2nd coat drive of the season. For this effort, Harmony Project is asking all 10,000 people who come to its community concert on December 12th to bring a new coat, hat, and mittens. Then WUM will sort these coats on December 14th, and distribute to all Columbus Public Schools on December 16th and 17th (the distribution will actually occur right here in the Overbrook parking lot). Can you help collect coats on December 12th in the evening at Nationwide  Arena, or sort coats on the morning of December 14th at Sullivant Gardens Recreation Center (755 Renick Street, Columbus 43223)? If so, please contact Patti Nussle at We need about 15 more sets of hands and hearts for these tasks. This is a great project for all ages, especially for high school youth.



NEW BEGINNINGS LADIES LUNCH GROUP meets on Sunday, December 15th, immediately following the Traditional Worship Service. Meet up in the South Parlor to decide where we’ll head out to lunch together. All women are welcome!


Special Seasonal Music at Sunday Worship – Dec. 15th

Join us for worship on Sunday, December 15th, as we incorporate some special seasonal music into our services.

9 a.m.

 At the Contemporary Worship Service, we’ll read Scripture and sing carols as we worship.

11 a.m.

At the Traditional Worship Service, worship we will include Hal Hopson’s Sing Noel, featuring choir with organ, strings, handbells and percussion.


Blue Christmas Worship Service – Dec. 18th

Join us at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 18th, for our special service for those who are dealing with sadness, grief or loss this holiday season. Join us for comfort and the reassurance of God’s love for all of us.


Christmastime Outreach – Dec. 23rd

Mid-Ohio Workers Association (MWA) is a membership association made up of our area’s lowest income workers and their families. MWA advocates for members all year long, but during the  holidays help is needed to assist with their Holiday Campaign. They need food for Holiday Baskets and volunteers to assist with packing and distribution at  Overbrook Church. To find out how to lend a hand on December 23rd, please call MWA at (614) 262-0567.


Christmas Eve Worship Times – Dec. 24th

Join us for worship on Tuesday, December 24th, as we celebrate Christ’s birth:

5 p.m.   –  Family-Oriented Worship Service

10 p.m. – Traditional Candlelight Worship Service with Communion


Worship Note for Sunday Dec. 29th

As is our tradition on the first Sunday after Christmas, we will only have one Sunday Worship Service on Sunday, December 29th. We’ll see you at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary!



Advent Spirituality Center

Through December 24th we invite all ages to our self-directed prayer area which will be set up in the Chapel. A variety of stations will guide you to worship in multiple ways. Available all times the church building is open.


Overbrook Family Christmas Tree

Our “family” tree in the Narthex will be decorated with ornaments from our faith community, representing how each family experiences the joy of Christ at Christmas. Please consider sharing one of your family’s Christmas ornaments by placing it on the tree in the Narthex (accompanied by a tag with your family’s name which you’ll find next to the tree).



CHRISTMAS EVE USHERS & GREETERS NEEDED – If you’ll be worshiping here at Overbrook on Christmas Eve (December 24th), we’d love to have your assistance as an usher or greeter that evening. You’ll help with welcoming folks for worship, passing out candles for Silent Night, and a few other duties. If you are able to assist us, please contact the church office (614-261-1040 or Be sure to let us know which service you can help with: 5:00 p.m. or 10:00 p.m.

YWCA Family Center Meal – Dec. 8th

YWCA Family Center Meal – Join us on Sunday, December 8th, to cook for and serve dinner to the families currently in residence at the YWCA Family Center. See the bulletin board across from the Parlor entrance to sign up to serve or to see what donations are needed.


Need a ride around Clintonville?

The Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center (CRC) is now operating a free shuttle bus around our community on Tuesdays. Any adults who are aged 50+ are welcome to apply for a rider card and enjoy the benefits of this service. For more  information, and a schedule, please see the bulletin board outside the church office.



SANCTUARY FLOWERS FOR 2020 – The chart for providing flowers for the sanctuary in 2020 has been added to the bulletin board just outside the office. If you’d like to provide flowers in memory or in honor of a person or occasion, just write your name on the line next to an available date.


Possible Tax Deduction

You may be able to take a deduction for contributions to Overbrook, even if you don’t itemize on Schedule A. Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCD) are nontaxable distributions from your IRA. To qualify, you must be at least 70½ years old and must ask your IRA trustee to send the payment directly to Overbrook. A QCD counts towards your required minimum distribution. For more information, contact Elaine Nordstrom ( or 614-888-1957).


Amazon Smile Program

Your online holiday shopping with Amazon can mean contributions to Overbrook. The Amazon Smile program will contribute a percentage of every dollar you spend back to Overbrook with no additional cost to you. What a great way to help out the church! Before you make your next purchase on Amazon, please take a few minutes to direct contributions to Overbrook – it’s a one-time set up, then shop as usual.

Set up: On – click the link under the search box to designate a charity – search for Overbrook Presbyterian Church (confirm it’s Ohio; there are churches with our name in Virginia & Pennsylvania too).

Shop: When you shop Amazon, go to so your purchases are recorded and contributions are sent to Overbrook (all your established Amazon settings will be there).

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