NEWS Dec. 1st

NEWS Dec. 1st

ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRAYER LIST: Please lift up the following: Martha Smith, Lynn Ake, Beverly Marek, Beatrice Langehennig, Freddie Matetzschk, Margaret Mason, Tammi Pinter, Gigi Duarte, Sandra Newberry, Annabelle Harrington, Rebecca Albers, Karen Eckert (daughter-in-law of Pastor Charles Eckert), Steve Norris (friend of Jenna Jacoby), Linnda Graham, Carryn (Ensrude) Anderson, and those serving in the military.

WE WELCOME THOSE who are baptized into Christ and who believe that Christ’s body and blood are truly present when we eat the bread and drink the wine to join us for Holy Communion. Grape juice is available in the middle section of each Communion tray for those who wish it. Children who do not yet commune are welcome to receive a blessing from the pastor. 

A THANK YOU TO DEBBIE NEBGEN
Congregation members and friends are invited to a brunch on Sunday, December 8 at 10:00am in the Fellowship Hall honoring and thanking Debbie Nebgen for her 34 years of service and dedication as Church Administrator.  Join us in good wishes to Debbie upon her retirement.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15: Our older children and youth (2nd grade through 8th) will present a musical entitled The Legend of the Christmas Rose, during our 10:45 service in the sanctuary.

CHRISTMAS POINSETTIA ORDER ENVELOPES have been inserted into today’s bulletin. If you wish to order a poinsettia in honor or memory of a loved one, please fill out the information on the envelope, place your payment inside and insert the envelope in the labeled box in the narthex or in the offering plate. Cost per plant is $10.00. Deadline for orders is Thursday, December 12.

DECEMBER NEWSLETTERS are available in the narthex.

JANUARY PROCLAIMER ARTICLES DUE EARLY

Articles for the January “Proclaimer” are due Tuesday, December 10. This is a week earlier than usual, due to Christmas.

THANK YOU to the confirmation guys who raked and bagged 31 bags of leaves on Saturday, November 23.