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Announcements for 12-10-17

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WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS 

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

THIS WEEK in The Story:  Chapter 12 – 2 Samuel 1-22, 1 Chronicles

NEXT WEEK in The Story:  Chapter 13 – 1 Kings 1-11, Proverbs 1-21,  2 Chronicles

Gatherings to study “The Story” beyond Worship:

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

Next evening gathering will be Tuesday, January 16  at 7:00 pm in the Prayer Chapel.

WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP will not meet in December.

MEN’S FELLOWSHIP will meet Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 pm. Please let the church office know if you plan to attend.

CHRISTMAS MUSIC REHEARSALS  will begin at 7:00 pm every Wednesday and last for 30 minutes. Christmas music will be on December 17 during the Sunday morning service. There will be a rehearsal immediately after the service today.

CHRISTMAS JOY OFFERING will be received December 17.  This offering provides equal support to leadership development among Presbyterian related racial ethnic schools and colleges and assistance programs of the Board of Pensions.

ADVENT DEVOTIONALS for both families and adults can be found on the table in the Narthex.  Please choose and take one home today.

YOUNG ADULTS AND FAMILIES of the congregation are invited to join in a Christmas Faithfood fellowship meal on Tuesday, December 19 at 5:30pm hosted by Emma and Ricky Crabtree.  Save the date!

PLEASE REMEMBER our congregation in your end of year giving – tithes, offerings, and special gifts received through New Year’s Eve, Sunday, December 31 are received as part of 2017 giving.

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

DECEMBER AWARENESS MONTH:

Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week (December 1-7)

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

National Influenza Vaccination Week (first full week of December)

World AIDS Day (December 1)

National Handwashing Awareness Week (December 4-10)