News & Events for Nov 18-24

Want to serve? There is a list on the Ministry Opportunities bulletin board in the narthex. It lists our ministries and the contact name and number for each. Check and see where you can be serving at RCC!

Rothbury Christmas Child: Wednesday, Dec 19th. More info will be coming soon but start thinking about your shoebox gifts!

Christmas Food Baskets: We need potatoes, canned vegetables, and other non-perishable food ietms for the Christmas food baskets. Please have items to the church by Wednesday, December 19th. Baskets will be packed on December 20th.

Photo Directory Update: Yes, it's that time again! Dan Todd will be available before church on Sundays, Nov 18-Dec 9, from 8:45 until the service begins. You may also submit a photo to the office but it must be a .jpg format and cannot be professionally done. Remember, our directory is of individuals, including children, and not families.

Widow/Widower Banquet: The December 2nd evening service will focus on our Widows and Widowers, beginning with a meal served at 5 PM. Please sign up on the bulletin board so that we can plan food and seating. Widows, widowers, and leadership, please reply by calling the office so we can plan for transportation.

Christmas Poinsettias: We hope to have poinsettias as decor for our Sunday services on December 16th and 23rd. You may purchase a poinsettia in honor of or in memory of a loved on. The plants cost $5 each and may be taken home after the December 23rd service. Please fill out an order form from the bulletin (also available in the office) and get it to us, along with the correct amount of cash or a check, by December 9th. Contact Theresa Anderson if you have any questions.

Thanksgiving Dinner: On Thanksgiving Day, from 12:30-2:30, we will serve our annual Thanksgiving Dinner.

Mailboxes and Attendance Cards will be updated the week after Thanksgiving. If you do not have a mailbox, please let us know (fill out the tear off on the bulletin or call the office). If you are a member or have been attending for a while, you may already have one. Please check the Fellowship Hall.

The Hymn of the Month is “Praise Him! Praise Him!”. For more information on this hymn go to

LockIn: The LockIn has been rescheduled for January 11th.

Faith Promise Update: The 2018-19 Faith Promise amount is currently $60,505! It’s not too late to turn in your Faith Promise. Please do so as soon as possible.

Snowbirds: Are you preparing to fly south (or west)? Please be sure to let the office know when you are leaving, when you plan to return, and if you would like us to send you copies of the bulletin and/or CD every week.

Food Pantry Focus: The food pantry focus for November is soup and cookie/cake/brownie mixes. If you are able to donate, please put your donations in the “food pantry” tote.

Left and Found is now located in the front entryway. Please check to see if anything out there is yours.