Week of December 8th, 2019
Tree Fest – The Awana and Youth Group have made decorations for their “It was a Noisy Night” children’s book for the Tree Fest at the Selinsgrove Library. You can view and vote for their tree during library hours.
Cookbooks – The Tweeners will be selling their cookbooks today after both services in the multi-purpose room. They make great Christmas gifts and benefit our Backpack Ministry.
Caroling – The Tweener’s Family Ministry will be Christmas caroling to our shut-ins and others of our congregation we think may need a pick-me-up during the holiday season Today after our pizza lunch at 1:30 pm. If you enjoy caroling, please join us!
Wendy’s Fundraiser Night – Help support our Preschool by eating at Wendy’s on the strip in Selinsgrove tomorrow evening, December 9th, from 5-8 pm. Wendy’s will donate 10% of all sales to the Susquehanna Valley Preschool whether you dine inside or use the drive-thru. No coupons are needed. Thank you for your support!
Youth Gift Wrapping – Bring your Christmas gifts to the church and the youth will wrap them for you on December 11th from 6-8 pm, December 13th from 6-7:30 pm, and December 18th from 5:30-6:30 pm. Donations will be accepted.
Fruit Baskets – The United Methodist Women will be making fruit baskets for shut-ins on Thursday, December 12th, at 1:00 pm. We could use donations of cookies, candies, fudge, chex mix, etc., to put in the baskets, or donations of money to purchase fruit. All items need to be at the church by Wednesday, Dec. 11th. Give monetary donations to Jill Nace .
Church Christmas Breakfast – Our Church-wide Christmas Breakfast, hosted by the Tweener’s Family Ministry, will be held between worship services in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 15th. All are welcome to have a wonderful breakfast buffet and a time of celebration and fellowship. There is no cost or need to bring anything, just enjoy!
Penny March – Bring your pennies and spare change to church on Sunday, December 15th, for collection during both worship services to benefit the Youth. The money collected will be split between a future mission trip and our Capital Campaign pledge.
A Congregational Meeting for the Re-Imagine Project will take place on Monday, December 16th at 7 pm.
The Adult Agape Sunday School Class will be starting a New CD Bible Study by Dr. David Jeremiah in January 2020. The Series is called: SIGNS: 31 Undeniable Prophecies of the Apocalypse. You will need to sign up for the 3 Study Guides that go along with the lessons. Please see Rosanne Thomas for more information or to sign up.
Sunday Night Prayer – Please know that the prayer requests that you have placed in our prayer boxes are being prayed over weekly. Please submit also your praises when prayer is answered. All are invited to attend.
Uganda Mission – Weis Markets & Giant grocery gift cards and Uganda Mission Meal gift cards are available for purchase as well as car wash cards to benefit the Uganda Mission. Gift cards can be purchased at the church office or see Betty Davis.
Flower Chart – There is a flower chart located outside the Pastor’s office. If you would like to place flowers in honor of a birthday, anniversary, etc., or in memory of loved ones, please sign up on the chart and let Cheryl Bohler know at 570-743-1060.
Christmas Card Exchange – The Christian Classics, once again, invite you to give Christmas Wishes to fellow Church Members. We have tables in the multi-purpose room sectioned off alphabetically. Address your cards to your friends in church and drop them into the box on the first table. A member of the Classics will take care of putting them out. Please check for cards given to you and pick them up each week. We ask that all cards be picked up by December 31st.
THIS WEEK AT CHRIST COMMUNITY Please pray daily for the following:
12 Noon Uganda Meal
12 Noon Tweeners
1:30 P.M. Caroling to Shut-ins
7:00 P.M. Prayer Time
5-8 P.M. Wendy’s Restaurant Fundraiser for SV Preschool
7:00 P.M. Worship & Trustee Meeting
6:00 P.M. Christian Classics Christmas Party
6:00 P.M. Puppets
6:00 P.M. Handbells
7:00 P.M. Choir
8:00 P.M. Praise Team
8:30 A.M. Prayer Team
9:30 A.M. Ladies Bible Study
6:00 P.M. Awana
6:00 P.M. Youth
6-8 P.M. Youth Wrapping Gifts
1:00 P.M. UM Women Fruit Baskets
6-7:30 P.M. Youth Gift Wrapping
Sunday 12/15 Penny March
8:20 A.M. Worship
9:30 A.M. Church-wide Christmas Breakfast
10:50 A.M. Worship
7:00 P.M. Prayer Time