DAILY SCRIPTURE READINGS
Mon. – Isaiah 43:1-13 Wed. – 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Fri. – John 3:1-8
Tues. – Galatians 3:23-4:7 Thur. – Ephesians 4:17-32 Sat. – Revelation 21:1-7
Today: December 25, 2016
NO SUNDAY SCHOOL OR YOUTH GROUP TODAY
This Week: December 26 – 31, 2016
Mon CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS
Wed 9:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast at Rip’s in Bowie
7:00 p.m. Simple Prayer Worship Service Sanctuary
Sat 9:00 a.m. Altar Guild Work Day Sanctuary
7:00 p.m. Watch Night Service Sanctuary
Mark Your Calendar
Sun, Jan 1 10:00 a.m. One Worship Service Sanctuary
Mon, Jan 2 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED
Sat, Jan 7 9:30 a.m. Epiphany Brunch Fellowship Hall
Wed, Jan 25 7:30 p.m. Administrative Board Fellowship Hall
CHILDREN AND YOUTH
Sunday School and UMYF will not meet tonight or NEXT Sunday, January 1. Both will resume on Sunday, January 8 at their normal times. Enjoy the holidays with your family.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study and Angel Gang will NOT meet on Tuesday, December 27. They will resume on Tuesday, January 3 at their normal meeting times.
THE CHURCH OFFICE will be open for limited periods of time the week of December 26 – January 2. Please call ahead to make sure that someone will be in the office. The church office will be closed on the following dates: December 23, December 26, and January 2. Normal Office Hours will resume on Tuesday, January 3 beginning at 9:00 a.m.
EPIPHANY BRUNCH will be held on Saturday, January 7, at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Chelsea Spyres will share reflections on Epiphany; music and scripture will enhance the gathering. There is no cost to attend; a freewill offering will be taken. Babysitting will be provided. Come, join us for this morning of fellowship!
REMINDER: The deadline for the February 2017 Circuit Rider will be Sunday, January 15, 2017.
GIVING ENVELOPES for 2017 will be available for pickup 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 29, 2016. If received after that date, they will be credited in 2017 (regardless of the date on them).
Saturday, December 31, 2016 – New Year’s Eve
Watch Night Service – The Sanctuary will be open from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. with music, scripture, hymns and prayers folded into a simple, reflective service. Holy Communion will be offered at the altar approximately every 15 minutes. Feel free to drop in for 15 minutes or stay for the whole hour.
Sunday, January 1, 2017 – New Year’s Day
10:00 a.m. – One Service – No Sunday School Classes