Posted by Paul Ellis Jackson

TODAY

 

THE FLOWERS ON THE COMMUNION TABLE today are given by

Barbara and Larry Widmer in celebration of their 45th Wedding Anniversary.

 

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

 

THE ANGEL TREE is 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 are in today’s bulletin as an insert.

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY to contribute to the Christmas floral display.  You may put your check of $13.00 in the offering plate but please note on the memo line “Christmas flowers” and let us know if your donation is in honor of or in memory of someone. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

THIS WEEK

 

THE CHURCH COUNCIL will meet Monday, November 24, at 6:30 in the conference room

 

THE CHURCH OFFICE will be closed Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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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.

 

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.

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JON ROMAIN’S one day only pottery sale will be Sunday, December 7, in Fellowship Hall after the church service.

CONGRATULATIONS TO GARY POORE on winning the beautiful doll house in the silent auction. A huge thank you goes to George Morrison who made and donated the doll house.  The proceeds of the auction go to the Head-to-Toe Hygiene Pantry.

THE 2015 SANCTUARY FLOWER SCHEDULE is on the PIC board in Fellowship Hall.  Sign up early to get your preferred date.

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.  If 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 twelve instrumentalists, 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.