Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

Sermon: The Candle of Peace

We welcome all of our visitors today and invite you to the Fellowship Hall for beverages and cookies after the service. Please follow the congregation to the left out of the sanctuary.


THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE TODAY are given by Don Younglund in celebration of his brother, Quentin Younglund’s life. Quentin passed away on November 9, 2015.

Second Sunday of Advent—Peace

WORSHIP COMMITTEE will meet at 11:45 in the basement conference room.
DEACON’S BOARD meet at 11:45 in the area outside the downstairs kitchen.

ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF WICHITA panel discussion “Islam as a Faith and Way of Life” is today Sunday, December 6, at 6:00p.m., at the Muslim Community Center, 6655 E.34th St., Dinner & Program, Meal $11 pp in advance, $13 at the door, program without meal is free. For additional information see the flyer on the PIC board in
Fellowship Hall.


ALL CHURCH CHRISTMAS PARTY is Saturday, December 12, at 6:00pm, in Fellowship Hall. Great food, music, and singing. The Crowson’s bluegrass Christmas band will be performing. If your last name begins with
A-N, bring an appetizer, O-Z, bring a dessert. There is a sign-up sheet located on the PIC board in Fellowship Hall. This is the last Sunday to sign-up.


OPEN DOOR HOMELESS RESOURCE CTR works closely with the local homeless population to serve lunch to approx. 200 people per day. Our church will provide tube socks filled with various snacks and hygiene products. Please visit the table in Fellowship Hall to view a sample sock and pick up additional information about this project. We will also be collecting apples, oranges, and bananas. Items will be distributed Dec. 23. There is a box on the table for monetary donations if you prefer to have us do the shopping for you. Note: Our goal is 150 stuffed socks, currently we only have 47. December 20 is the last day for donations.

IFM OPERATION HOLIDAY We are also collecting food items in Fellowship Hall for this organization. Bring any of the following items to Fellowship Hall: cereal, canned fruit, peanut butter, and canned meat, and deposit them in the box marked
Operation Holiday. Distribution for these items will be Dec. 17-19. There is a sign-up sheet on the PIC board for volunteers at Operation Holiday’s distribution center the morning of December 18. We need 20 volunteers.

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS MUSIC will be featured next Sunday, December will be featured on Sunday, December 13, during 10:30 worship service. Come and bring your friends and family to experience some beautiful music.

THE 2016 FLOWER SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in Fellowship Hall. Sign up early to get your preferred date.