Reaching out at Christmas – Hampers
We are planning once again to help those who need assistance at Christmas. Salvation Army has a list of families with specific needs, and we will partner with them to provide hampers. Our small groups will participate to provide some hampers. There will be more details to follow, but start planning for the spirit of Christmas to enrich you in different ways this year.
Reaching out at Christmas – Arcola Community School
For those who are not involved in a small group, we want to support our friends at Arcola Community School. We will provide gift bags full of much-needed practical items such as t-shirts, socks , and personal hygiene items for the children. Take a card containing a list of items and more information for each gift bag from the tree in the lobby. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
Serving on Christmas Eve
On Sunday, December 24 we will have three services at 10:30 am, 4 pm, and 7 pm. We encourage you to worship as a family at 10:30 and then serve together at the 4 pm or 7 pm service. Join us in extending a welcome to all who attend. If you are free to usher, greet, serve refreshments, or assist at the family party between services, please contact one of the pastoral team or the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would like to have a “work morning” at the church on Saturday, December 2, 9 am – noon. If you can volunteer some time, please respond to our lead custodian, Mike, at email@example.com.
Are you wondering what faith is all about? Do you have questions that just won’t go away? “Who is God? Why am I here? Where do I belong?” Beginning on January 10, join us at MidWeek for Alpha as we explore life’s toughest questions.
We are experiencing steadily increasing traffic on Arcola Avenue. As well, winter conditions often cause reduced visibility and icy roads. Please use extreme caution when entering and exiting the parking lot.
Bible Readings for the Week
|Monday||Psalm 125; Matthew 26-27|
|Tuesday||Matthew 28; 1 Thessalonians 1-3|
|Wednesday||1 Thessalonians 4-5; 2 Thessalonians 1-3|