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November 29, 2015

posted Nov 25, 2015, 9:08 AM by Christine Rice

Scandinavian Potluck Dinner, Wednesday, December 9th at 5:30p.m.

             We will be setting up the Fellowship Hall to accommodate 180 diners. To be sure that you and your guests will be able to be seated when you arrive, you should pick up a FREE ticket for each person in your party, we’ll also keep track of the people to whom we gave tickets and how many. Ticket table will be available after church on November 29 and December 6th or until all tickets are gone. In addition, we are asking for a crew of helpers and chefs who will be instrumental in making the event a success. There are two sign-up opportunities: one for being part of the crew of helpers and the other for indicating what food you’ll prepare. The Congregational Life Ministry thanks you in advance for your assistance.

 

Caroling to our home-bound members. On Sunday Dec 13th after worship we will have a light lunch and then pile into cars to sing Christmas carols to our home-bound members.  All ages, including youth, are cordially invited to join in and share a little Christmas cheer with our brothers and sisters in Christ who can’t get out much anymore.  We’ll visit several of the care facilities in town as well as some private homes.

 

Jubilee Joy: Our Christmas Program worship service “Jubilee Joy” will be Sunday, December 20th at 10a.m. We will do a brief run through so please mark your calendars for Thursday, December 17th at 6:30pm. This is for everyone! Bring your joy!

 

Grieving through the Holidaze: Pastor Jen at United Methodist and Hospice Chaplain Janine Yoder will lead a group that seeks to provide a safe and supportive place for people who are grieving during the holidays. Meetings are November 19, December 3, 10, 17 and January 7, at noon. To sign up call the Methodist Church at 962-9257 or email them at eburgumpastor@gmail.com

 

Cold Weather Shelter for homeless people   Thursday Nights at First Lutheran. The weekly schedule is:  Mon/Tues—First Christian,  Wed—-First Methodist,  Thurs—First Lutheran,  Fri—Chestnut St. Baptist,  Sat—Mercer Creek,  Sun—Community of Christ.  Please call me 925-2844 church or 933-2605 home or e-mail flceburg@yahoo and let me know and/or indicate on your Time & Talent sheet that you are willing or go to www.volunteerspot.com and sign up.  Blessings upon you,  Pastor Dennis

 

Wednesday Advent Worship Services Dec 2, 9 & 16 at 7:00 pm. During the hectic month of December, we invite you to pause and pray.  Come as you are to these half  hour worship services of song, prayer and scripture readings.  We will be using the Holden Evening Prayer Service.

 

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