A new Women’s Life Group will begin Jan 11th (Sat.) at 10:00 AM until 11:30 with a light lunch. The study is Divine Design (eight week study on biblical womanhood) It is by Mary Kassian and Nancy Demoss Wolgemuth. We would like to do twice a month (2nd & 4th Saturdays). Please see T Freer
The Nature of Faith in a Broken World will be the theme for the sermons in January. Look around, and you can readily see the signs. As Christians, we should live differently, but faith is hard. Too often, one cannot tell someone who lives for the world apart from someone who pro- fesses to follow
BE STILL. What a great command at this time of the year. I don’t know about you, but I enjoy being still after all the hustle and bustle of the season. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoy the Christmas Season. I love the get- togethers and the lights and the visiting of family and friends. I
The Christmas Eve Candlelight services on December 24 will include a contemporary style service at 7:00 PM and a traditional style service at 10:00 PM. A special Christmas cantata performance will take place during the 10:00 PM service. We look forward to seeing you!
The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held Sunday, January 26 after the second service (approx. 11:30 am) in the sanctuary. Following the meeting, please join us for a time of fellowship with a potluck lunch. Everyone is asked to bring a dish to share.
Angels for the Elderly Due to lack of need, instead of a hat and mitten tree this year, the church is collecting food for Angels for the Elderly. The mission committee created suggested donations by week but will take anything at any time and will put under the tree. Week 1: Proteins (canned meat &
We were asked again to provide cookies for Recovery Court families for Christmas. We need enough cookies for 30 families. Cookies due to church by Sunday, December 22. A sign-up sheet is in the back of the church. Any questions, see Janet or Cheryl.
For December, we are going to stay with the classic themes given to us in the Ad- vent wreath: Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love, which will lead us to the Light of Christ- mas, Jesus Christ our Lord. No matter how many times I hear the story and think about it, I stand in awe
Last month, we spent our time in worship focusing on gratitude. I discovered there’s an unfortunate downside to doing this—the more one focuses on gratitude, the more one notices how ungrateful people generally are. This reality grieves my heart as the ingrates don’t all live outside of the church. During our time of great thanksgiving
Outreach-Dry Cookie Mixes or Ready to Bake Donation Request: Collecting donations of dry cookie mixes or ready to bake cookie dough Nov. 24 – Dec. 15. Please place in box in sanctuary (checked daily). Dec. 15 at 3:00 PM, we will bake them in the church kitchen. Volunteer sign-up sheets are in the back of