DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Mark 13:1-13, 24-37 Wed. – Revelation 1:1-8 Fri. – Luke 12:35-48
Tues. – Luke 21:25-36 Thur. – Ezekiel 34:1-10 Sat. – Acts 1:1-11
Today: December 13, 2015
9:45 a.m. Shelter Team Room 123
12:15 p.m. All Church Christmas Potluck Fellowship Hall
This Week: December 14 – 19, 2015
Mon 9:15 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. Gospel of John Room 222
6:45 p.m. Evening Circle at the home of Lois Schuliger
7:00 p.m. Gloria Ringers Room 124
Tues 9:45 a.m. Bible Study Room 126
11:00 a.m. Angle Gang at the home of Gene & Pete Saderholm
7:00 p.m. Board of Trustees Room 126
7:30 p.m. Troup 1249 Annual Christmas Program Sanctuary
Wed 9:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast at Rip’s in Bowie
10:30 a.m. Bible Study for Health Room 226
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer Sanctuary
Thur 9:15 a.m. Jesus in the Gospels Room 223
7:00 p.m. Chancel Choir & 8:30 p.m. SpiritMove Room 124
Sat 9:00 a.m. Altar Guild Work Day Sanctuary
10:00 a.m. Theatre Troupe Tryouts Room 124
Mark Your Calendar
Wed, Dec. 23 7:00 p.m. Blue Christmas Worship Sanctuary
Thur, Dec. 24 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED
Thur, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Service – See insert for times
Fri, Dec. 25 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
The Christmas Program, “God’s Greatest Gift,” will be during the 11:00 worship service TODAY. Potluck will follow immediately after in Fellowship Hall. Please bring prepared potluck dishes to the kitchen prior to the service so it can be kept hot or cold as needed. Label dishes that have nuts, dairy products or are gluten free. Everyone Welcome!
Choir Master’s Open House, Sunday, December 13, 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Isaac, Jeff and the greyhounds invite you to stop by for a few minutes, or longer, of fellowship and celebration. Isaac marks another year on the planet on December 14, so there will be birthday cake and other festive foods.
Warm Nights is almost upon us. Please check the red Sign Up Book in the narthex to see what is needed and add your name. Helping the homeless during this time of the year is what Jesus would want us to do. Contact Pat Clunies.
You’re Invited! – On Tuesday, December 22 at 7:00 p.m., Room 125, Isaac’s Class “Books Every Christian Should Know” invites you to join them for a discussion of Christmas Carols. The class will bring the text of their favorite carol and share their insights. Bring your own favorite carol or just come and listen! All are welcome!
Join Boy Scout Troup 1249 on THIS Tuesday, December 16, 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary for their traditional Christmas Carol Service. Join in singing traditional carols and hear the Christmas story read by the Boy Scouts. This is a great way to take a break from your hectic schedule and to spend a few minutes reflecting on the true meaning of the season. Rev. Daniel will be the guest speaker for the program.
The Theatre Troupe will be holding auditions for the spring play “The Music Man” on Saturday, December 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in Room 124 (Music room). We welcome all who are interested, even if you are interested in being back stage only! Contact Jackie Gerard with any questions.
Giving Envelopes for 2016 will be available in the Parlor TODAY and next Sunday, December 20, then available in the church office until December 31. If you do not currently have envelopes and would like to receive a box, please stop by the table.
A FINANCIAL REMINDER: As you make your year-end contributions, please remember that checks must be received at the church by December 30, 2015. If received after that date, they will be credited in 2016 (regardless of the date on them).