The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ-Christmas Day, December 25, 2016 10:45 AM

This Week in Worship

Texts:  Isaiah 52:7-10; Hebrews 1:1-5; John 1:1-5, 10-14; 16-18

Reflection on Scripture by Rev. Leslie

Announcements

  • By the close of worship today, Christmas Day, December 25 is the last day for gifts to be recorded for the year 2016 statement.
  • The following items are needed for Project HOPE: Cereals, Pancake Mix and Syrup or any other nonperishable items are welcomed.  Monetary donations are also accepted; please make checks payable to Project HOPE Food Bank, and give to our HOPE Representative:  Ruth Ann Herman.

  • Today, is the last day to contribute to the Christmas offering to support hunger relief in South Sudan.  We are asking each person to consider giving 5 % of what they spend on Christmas toward the offering.  Please put your donation in the Mission Envelope found in the pew rack. 

  • The church offices will be closed on Friday, December 30.  It will be open for regular hours otherwise during the New Year’s Holiday week.  

Important Informatio

  • Next Sunday, January 1 (New Year’s Day):  Sunday Light at 9:30 AM followed by Divine Worship at 10:45 AM.

  • The Loose Offering will go to the Deacons’ to aid in their ministry next Sunday, January 1 (New Year’s Day). 

  • The Deacons will meet Monday, January 2 at 6:00 pm.

  • The Annual Calendar Planning meeting will be held on Monday, January 2 at 6:15 pm.  All committee chairs and activity presidents are invited to attend.

  • The Session will meet Monday, January 2 at 7:00 pm.

  • The Sacrament of Holy Communion will be celebrated on Sunday, January 8.  Please prepare your hearts and minds accordingly.

  • Attention Treasurers:  Please turn your Financial Reports and Books to the office by Sunday, January 8.  

  • The church treasurer’s books will be audited the week of January 8-15.

  • We will ordain and Install church officers for 2017 during worship on Sunday, January 8.

  • The Annual Reports will be passed out on Sunday, January 22.

  • The Annual Congregational Meeting is Sunday, January 29.  The congregation at that time will vote to receive the 2016 financial reports and approve 2017 Pastoral Terms of Call. 

  • 4G Young Adult Bible Study will meet on Monday, January 30.