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Announcements for 10-22-17

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WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS 

ELDER ON CALL: Each week an Elder will be available for congregational needs. This week that Elder is Bill McLeod.

THIS WEEK in The Story:  Chapter 5 – Exodus 18-40

NEXT WEEK in The Story:  Chapter 6 – Numbers & Deuteronomy

Gatherings to study “The Story” beyond Worship:

Sunday Mornings at 9:45 – 2nd Floor Classroom or Fellowship Hall.

Next evening gathering will be Tuesday, October 24 at 7:00 pm in the Prayer Chapel.

CHRISTMAS MUSIC REHEARSALS  will begin at 7:00 every Wednesday and last for 30 minutes. Christmas music will be on December 17 during the Sunday morning service. We will not meet the Wednesday evening before Thanksgiving, November 22. Sunday rehearsals immediately after the service will be on October 29, November 5, November 19, December 3 following the congregational meeting, and December 10.

FALL CLEANUP: The Grounds Committee clean up date has been changed to Saturday, November 4 (rain date, November 11) due to conflict with the Reidsville Fall Festival. Clean up will begin at 9:00 am. Please bring garden tools if you have them.

ANNUAL THANKSGIVING LUNCH will be November 12. Menu – Roast turkey (FPC cooks), string beans (or other vegetable), dressing, potatoes (sweet or mashed), garden salad, cranberry relish, rolls & dessert. Please plan to attend and bring any menu items. Helpers are needed to set up buffet table, dessert tables, beverage service, dress lunch tables, arrange food dishes & desserts, prepare & deliver shut-in plates, clean up & reset the fellowship hall. Please call Charlie Adams  to make your choice. Freewill donation basket will be available to cover expenses. Thank you.

PLEASE CLAIM Lowes Foods reward stamps and give to Charlie Adams to redeem for new cookware for the kitchen.

CONGREGATIONAL HEALTH CARE NEWS: Please check the “Congregational Health Care News”  bulletin board for information on “Are You Ready? Emergency Preparedness.” It is located at the back of the sanctuary in the hallway beside the restroom.