November 11, 2018
Prayer Concerns: Ken Bradbury, Jane Calaway, Dora Lee Claus, Stacey Helms, Gary Mendenhall, Kay McKinney, Evelyn Ransom, Vera Staffy, Mary Wintjen, Larry & Betty Bauer (Charlene Gleckler’s family), David Bucholz (Friend of Ralph Piper), Faith Skirvin (Friend of Wayne Chamberlain family)
The 10:30 Children’s Church will now gather in the fellowship hall then walk to Crossroads Center. Parents will need to pick up their children at Crossroads at the end of service. The 8:00 Children’s Church will stay in the fellowship hall.
No Youth Group today as it is a holiday weekend. We will meet next Sun, Nov 18, M.S. 5-6:30, H.S. 6-7:30. M.S. will be continuing a study on change and the H.S. will be doing a study on self-harm. We look forward to connecting on the 18th.
CWF & CMF News Circle I, Nov 12, 6:30. CMF will not meet during November due to scheduling conflicts. Next meeting will be in January.
Church Board, Nov 13, 6:30, packets available today.
Children First Board, Nov 15, 6:00.
The church Turkey Dinner will be this coming Wednesday, Nov 14, 5:30. Sign up at the fellowship table if you plan to attend so we know how many to prepare for.
Attention all JH/HS girls! We are having a lock-in on Fri, Nov 16, at the Crossroads Center from 6pm - 6a, Nov 17. Please bring a snack to share, a game, and sleeping/hygiene essentials!! Any questions contact Kayla Boren or Katie McDevitt.
* The CWF Bazaar will be Dec 7. The Treasure Chest would appreciate donations of items such as, but not limited to, seasonal decorations, home décor, miscellaneous household items toys, games, books, puzzles, accessories. No electronics or clothing please. Items for the room may be left at Crossroads beginning Tues, Dec 4, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Tues and Wed and from 8:00 a.m. until Noon on Thurs. If you have any questions please call Ruth Anne 285.2705 or Linda 285.4042.
* Lunch prep usually done on Thurs will be done on Wed, Dec 5 this year. If you can help that Wed in the kitchen, contact Jenny Tate 217.248.1238.
* Tickets for the CWF Love Raffle quilt are available from CWF members or the church office. $1 each or 6 for $5.
Children First is needing 1-gallon plastic milk/water jugs for plans to build an igloo. Scrip prepaid cards are available for your shopping needs. A list of vendors is on the mantels. A % of your purchase will benefit Children First.
Julia Turnbaugh will be going on a mission trip to Puerto Rico in March 2019 for Lincoln Christian Univ. If you would like to contribute towards her mission trip, mark your envelope or check “Julia” and funds will be directed accordingly. If it is a check it would need to be made payable to Julia Turnbaugh.
Your designated, predated 2019 offering envelopes will be available soon. Let the office know if you would like to start using your own box so you can prepare offering at the convenience of home.
The church will be decorated for the Christmas season with poinsettias. Contact the office if you would like to defray the cost and purchase one in memory/honor of loved ones. Cost is $10.
The 2019 Elder, Deacon, Communion to Shut-ins, and Fellowship Treats serving schedules will be ready soon. Let the office know if you have a change to your availability to serve on the Shut-in and Fellowship Treat schedule.
Dec 9, Sun - Christmas Caroling.
Dec 12, Wed - Family Meal.
Dec 16, Sun - Christmas Cantata.
Dec 19, Wed - Family Meal and Kids Connection Christmas Program.
Dec 20, Thurs - Children First Christmas Program.
Dec 24, Mon - Christmas Eve Service.