November/December Activities

November, 2022 – Sermon Series: “We are Grateful”

Sunday, November 6 – All Saints Day

We invite you to bring a picture or memento of a loved one(s) who is now with Jesus. We will celebrate their lives during our service.

Sunday, November 13 – Food Drive / Backpack collection begins

We will be collecting canned/non perishable food and gently used (or new) backpacks to be given to people in need. A list of needs for the backpack is below*.

Sunday, November 20 – Church Potluck after church

Please bring a salad, main dish, side dish or dessert. We will also spend some time decorating the church after we eat.

Thursday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Day

We will be having a Zoom call at 11 am for anyone who would like to participate in a Thanksgiving blessing (will only be about 10 minutes). Zoom is 885 301 2575 passcode is love.

During this weekend the Church will open its doors to a marathon 12 step event. Holidays can be hard for us all and so we want to support our community by offering a place to meet and refuge. So please don’t be concerned if you see activity in our parking lot!

Friday, November 25 Church and Preschool  Closed

Church and Preschool will be closed for the day.

Sunday, November 27 – First Sunday in Advent “Love

Sermon series “The Heart of Christmas” begins.

December, 2022 – Sermon Series: “The Heart of Christmas”

Sunday, December 4 – Second Sunday in Advent “Joy”

We will begin the Angel Tree.

Sunday, December 11 – Third Sunday in Advent “Peace”

Collecting and wrapping Angel Tree gifts, along with packing backpacks.

Sunday, December 18 – Fourth Sunday in Advent “Hope”

Children’s presentation, food truck, and AUCTION! Please bring a bag of chips, a veggie plate, fruit or dessert. The food truck will have hamburgers, etc.

Saturday, December 24 – CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE

4 PM IN PERSON AT THE CHURCH.

Sunday, December 25  CHRISTMAS DAY

NO IN PERSON SERVICE. We will be having a Zoom call at 11 am for anyone who would like to participate in a Christmas blessing. Zoom is 885 301 2575, passcode is love.

The church and the preschool will be closed Monday, December 26 and Friday, December 30. We will have an in person church service on New Years Day at 10 am. (Don’t worry – the Rose Parade and game are held on Monday!)

*Backpack collection for homeless ministry

     - Backpacks (new or gently used)

     - Socks, gloves, knit hats (beanies)

     - Protein snacks (bars, nuts)

     - Small hand towels, small blankets

     - Hygiene items (tooth paste, brush, sanitizer, ChapStick lotion), toilet paper and wipes

     - Quart or gallon sealable baggies

     - Notepaper, pens, envelopes, stamps, notebooks