News & Events for Dec 18-24

Wednesday, December 21st: NO Awana/Youth activities

Saturday, December 24th: 9 PM Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Awana Helpers Needed:

There is still a HUGE need for volunteers to help with Awana! Talk to Gina Sharpe.


Mailboxes have been redone. Please remember that the names are below the mailboxes. If you asked for offering envelopes, they will be in the mailbxes. If you don’t have attendance cards, please fill out a visitor registration card (front and back) from the stand to the right of the mailboxes.

Deacon Mailbox:

We have added a mailbox for the deacons in the bottom left corner of the mailboxes. This is a place for you to note any church needs that you notice or are aware of.


Please get us your winter address and the dates you will leave and return! Also, let us know if you would like bulletins and/or sermon CDs while you are gone.

Adoption MInistry Matching Grant:

There is a generous matching grant for the adoption ministry! For the month of December, any money designated to the adoption ministry will be doubled up to $10,000. This money will be used to promote adoption and to help families make adoption more affordable. Please earmark funds ‘adoption ministry’.

Sunday School Classes:

Normal children’s classes have resumed. However, teachers, if you wish, you may take your children into the sanctuary for the presentation by Pastor James and Cathy.

Men’s Intentional Discipleship (MID):

Men’s Intentional Discipleship (MID) will begin meeting on Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30pm beginning January 4. For more information contact Pastor Bryan.

Year-end Giving:

Just a reminder that any gifts you wish to have attributed to 2016 must be received in the office by noon on Friday, Dec 30th.

Upcoming Service Times:

On Christmas Day and New Year’s Day, our worship service will be at 10 AM and there will be no Sunday Bible classes.

Food Pantry Focus:

The food pantry needs canned corn and soups! If you are able to donate, please put your donations in the blue “food pantry” totes.

Closing information:

We put closings on the website, our Facebook page, on WZZM13 and FOX17. If you have text messaging, you can go to and
register for text alerts to be notified whenever we post a closing.

Open Funds:

The following funds are open for your giving! If you choose to give, mark your gifts accordingly:
•Air Conditioning Fund  •Benevolence Fund  •Food Pantry Fund
•Kitchen Remodel Fund  •Orphan Care (Adoption) Fund  •Pollack Adoption