Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

TODAY

 

THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE today are given by    Dianne and Bob Robinson in celebration their 12 healthy grandchildren.

 

THE C.E. BOARD will meet in the Science and Exploration room.

 

THE BOARD OF DEACONS will meet downstairs beside the kitchen.

 

THE MUSIC BOARD will meet in the room beside the choir room.

 

THE OUTREACH BOARD will meet in the office meeting room.

 

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES will meet in the conference room.

All meetings will be at 11:45.

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THIS WEEK

 

W.O.W. THE WEDNESDAY EVENING PROGRAM  final class is this Wednesday. 5:30  Dinner will available for a free will offering.

6:00 A class taught by Paul on John Dominic Crossan’s Justice and Peace will wrap up the series. The evening program ends at 6:50.

 

MEN’S GROUP LUNCH  is Thursday, November 20, 11:30 at Lakeside Club, 21st and Webb Road, behind Walgreens.

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NEXT SUNDAY

 

9:00 SUNDAY MORNING DISCUSSION GROUP is listening to a series of lectures by Dr. Bart Ehrman entitled “Lost Christianities of the 2nd and 3rd Centuries” Discussion of the lectures will follow. Meet in the conference room downstairs. All are welcome to attend.

 

HUGE BOOK SALE! Fill a bag of books in Fellowship Hall for $1.00!!!

 

THE ANGEL TREE will be up in Fellowship Hall with names of 6 families chosen by Communities in Schools. Make your gift selection from the many ornaments on the tree and return the gift (unwrapped)  back to UCC by Sunday, December 7. Information about the families will be in next Sunday’s bulletin.

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IT IS POINSETTIA TIME! If you would like to contribute to the Christmas floral display, please send a check for $13.00 to the church by November 24 or put it in the offering plate today. Be sure to put Christmas flowers on the memo line and let us know if your donation is in honor of or in memory of someone.

HANGING OF THE GREENS is Sunday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m.  Bring a potluck dish to share and help dress up the church for the Christmas season.

THE ALL CHURCH CHRISTMAS PARTY is Sunday, December 7, at 5:30  Great food, music, singing, and a chance to wear your Christmas sweater. Meats and side items provided by the Deacons.  I f your last name begins  with A-J, bring an appetizer, K-Z, bring a dessert if you wish.

JOHN RUTTER’S “GLORIA” will be presented by Michael Hanawalt, the UCC Chancel Choir and thirteen musicians, as part of our church service on Sunday, December 7. Bring a guest to this beautiful service, but get here early!

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE is at 7:00 p.m. on December 24.  A service for the whole family with  candles, Christmas Carols, readings and meditations.