December 8, 2019
Prayer Concerns: Chip Barber, Dora Lee Claus, Landon Davenport, Carole Elledge, Joan Hagerbaumer, Stacey Helms, Shirley Loyd, Aidan Poor, Rick Cloninger (Vivian Cloninger’s nephew), Michael Guillory (Carolyn Barber’s nephew), Peter Roccaforte (Chuck Barber’s nephew), Holly Wade (Bob & Sue Evans’ daughter)
Church Board Meeting will be Tues, Dec 10, 6:00. Packets are in the Long Room.
Kids Connection will be Wed, Dec 11, at 3:45 followed by Family Meal at 5:30 for everyone in the church.
Circle IV will meet at Cardinal Inn on Thurs morning, Dec 12, 9:30.
Adopt A Family gifts will be picked up on Sat, Dec 14, 8-10 a.m. Volunteers are welcome to come and help Outreach carry gifts and food items to vehicles.
Christmas Caroling will be Sunday, Dec 15. Meet at Crossroads by 4:45 so we can separate into groups and share our joyful voices! A warm, delicious meal will be ready upon our return to Crossroads. Youth Group will join caroling and have a white elephant gift exchange.
Wed, Dec 18: Kids Connection at 3:45. Family Meal will be served at 5:00 for everyone in the church followed by the Kids Connection Christmas Program, “Little Drummer Dude” at 6:00 in the gym. Choir Practice will start at 7:00.
The Children First Christmas Program will be Thurs, Dec 19, 6:30 in the sanctuary.
The 94th Annual Christmas Cantata will be Sunday, Dec 22, 5:00. Doors open at 4:00. The nursery will be available and staffed.
Christmas Eve Service will begin at 9:00 p.m. Invite your friends and family to celebrate with us the birth of our Savior.
Newly elected officers will be installed Sunday, Jan 5, during 10:30 service. This includes
Moderator: Gary Mendenhall
Vice-Moderator: Bobby Smith
Treasurer: Bethany Dunham
Recording Secretary: Betty Hayden
Trustee: Dan Speckhart
Elders: Wayne Chamberlain, Larry Wigington
Deacons: Shari Clark, C.J. Hayes, Danielle Hayes, Amber Poor, Justin Poor,
Emma Saxe, Ellie Ten Eyck
The sanctuary will be decorated with poinsettias for Christmas. Let the office know if you would like to purchase a flower in memory/honor of loved ones for $10 which will be posted in the bulletin and newsletter.
Your personal box of predated 2020 offering envelopes are near the coffee table.
The 2020 Elder, Deacon, Communion to Shut-ins, and Fellowship Treats serving schedules will be ready soon. Let the office know by tomorrow if you have a change to your availability to serve on the Shut-in and Fellowship Treat schedule. New volunteers are always welcome! We could also use substitutes for communion prep.
Volunteers are needed to help with the newsletter. The two-hour task includes folding newsletter, stuffing envelopes and placing address labels. Let the office know by Dec 20 if you can help.
We have extra copies of the book “A Walk One Winter Night” that Pastor Michael read at Christmas Eve Service last year. Let the office know if you would like one. Cost $5.
Dec 8: Regular meeting.
Dec 15: Youth will join Christmas caroling followed by white elephant gift exchange.
Dec 22: No meeting due to Cantata.
Dec 29: No meeting.
Dec 31: “Holiday Mayhem” Escape Room Mystery Night & Meal, 5:00p - 12:30a