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Burning of the PAID IN FULL Mortgage for The Potter’s House

San Mateo Presbyterian Church had an official “burning of the mortgage note” on January 13, 2013. The mortgage was actually paid off in November of 2012, but with the all holiday celebrations, we decided to hold the ceremony in January. Reverend Noel & Betty Jane White attended, and Rev. Noel gave the service that day […]


Butterfly Garden Plaque Dedicated to Rev. Noel & Betty Jane White

A beautiful bronze plaque mounted on Florida limestone rock was put in place in the Butterfly Garden and dedicated to Rev. Noel and Betty Jane White. The Butterfly Garden was officially dedicated to Rev. Noel and Betty Jane in May of 2012 at their retirement service, but the plaque was not in place at that […]


Emily Martin-Willott Letter to Santa Featured in the Palatka Daily News December 2012



Christmas Nativity Scene December 2012

We had a beautiful and simply stunning Nativity Scene this year, made possible by the efforts of many of our church’s congregation. Members of our talented congregation donated and/or purchased the plywood, others purchased the patterns and supplies, others cut all the wood into life size figures, painted and primed it, and we had a […]


Children’s Christmas Play “Home for Christmas”

  What a beautiful Christmas Pageant the children performed on Christmas Eve! The Glory of God was truly at San Mateo Presbyterian Church. Angie Martin-Willott, Andrea Wells, and all the other adult and young adult coordinators put on a wonderful play, joining the traditional with the not so traditional modern age twist, complete with Princess […]


Christmas Cantata December 16, 2012 at 7 PM

  Please come and enjoy our Choir’s beautiful Christmas Cantata at our Church Sanctuary, December 16, 2012 beginning at 7 PM. There will be refreshments and finger-food served at The Potter’s House immediately following. This is a most wonderful tribute to our Lord Jesus Christ and a most joyous singing of praise to Him. Everyone […]


Congregation Christmas Tree at The Potter’s House



Advent 2012


Christmas Parade in Welaka Saturday Dec 15, 2012

Everyone had a great time participating in the annual Welaka Christmas Parade held December 15, 2012. The float was decorated with wrapped presents and toy soldiers with the theme “Let His Word Unwrap the Magic of Christmas”. Everyone wore their red San Mateo Presbyterian shirts! This is the first time that San Mateo Presbyterian Church […]


Advent Concert Series 2012

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