MIDWEEK ADVENT WORSHIP BEGINS THIS WEDNESDAY AT 7:00 P.M. The theme is “LET THERE BE PEACE”. Plan now to set aside this time for quiet reflection, prayer, and communion as you prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ. You’ll be glad for this peaceful space in the midst of a hectic season!
THE ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING will be held on Sunday, December 10th at 9:30 A.M. in the sanctuary. The agenda for the meeting includes the approval of the 2018 Budget, election of council members, and the approval of other appointed positions.
ADOPT-A-FAMILY NAMES NEEDED: Please see Connie Kopp (410-596-5116) if you have the name of any family who could use extra help this year at Christmas.
YOU ARE INVITED TO SPONSOR POINSETTIAS TO BEAUTIFY THE SANCTUARY FOR CHRISTMAS. The cost is $11.00. Order forms are on the table in the Gathering Area.
HANOVER AREA COUNCIL OF CHURCHES FOOD BANK REQUESTS FOR
THE MONTH OF DECEMBER: Pineapple, hot chocolate, salad dressing, scalloped potatoes, and coffee creamer.Please place your donations in the basket by the main entrance.
PINK ENVELOPES FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER support the Pleasant Hill Fire hall.
MUSIC, GETTYSBURG! presents an Advent Choral Vespers today at 7:30 P.M. at the United Theological Seminary Chapel, 147 Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg. The holiday season kicks off with candlelight prayer and the Schola Cantorum singing some of the last millennium’s most beautiful music of hope and expectation.
CAPTIAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE
|Principal Balance MIF Loan||$93,815.99|
|Northwest Savings Money Market||$4,799.50|
|MIF Money Market||$22,507.84|
|Needed to pay off MIF Loan||$66,508.65|
WEEKLY PARTICIPATION STATISTICS
|Income Last Week||Weekly Budget Needs||Attendance Last Week|
|$8,495.00||$4,886.88||8:00 A.M. Worship Service – 45|
|Total Income YTD||Budget YTD||10:45 A.M. Worship Service – 69|
|$225,628.06||$234,570.25||7:00 P.M. Worship Service – 0|
|TODAY||8:00 A.M.||Worship Service|
|9:30 A.M.||Adult Choir|
|9:30 A.M.||Sunday School|
|10:45 A.M.||Worship Service|
|12:15 P.M.||Cantata Practice|
|Mon. Dec. 4th||7:00 P.M.||Property Committee|
|Tues., Dec. 5th||6:30 P.M.||Bell Choir|
|Wed., Dec. 6th||12:00 P.M.||R.A.P. (Retired Aged Persons)|
|7:00 P.M.||Advent Service|
|Fri., Dec. 8th||Pastor’s Day Off|
|Sat., Dec. 9th||8:30 A.M.||P.A.L. (Provide A Lunch)|
|9:00 A.M.||Renewal Team Training|
|11:30 A.M.||Fellowship Hall Rental|
|Sun., Dec. 10th||8:00 A.M.||Worship Service|
|9:15 A.M.||Fellowship Time|
|9:30 A.M.||Children’s Sunday School|
|9:30 A.M.||Congregational Meeting|
|10:45 A.M.||Worship Service|
|12:15 P.M.||Christmas Cantata Practice|
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE HOLIDAY SERVICES
December 24 9:30 a.m. (one service in the morning) Christmas Cantata presented by
our adult Choir
Christmas Eve Worship: 5:00 P.M. Service for preschoolers and their families
6:30 P.M. Carols, Scripture readings, and Candlelighting
9:00 P.M. Festival Service with carols and Candlelight
New Years Eve 9:30 a.m. (one service only)
Invite your friends and neighbors to join you for one of these holiday worship services
FOR THOSE RECEIVING PASTORAL VISITATION AT HOME: Ethel & Philip Meckley, Anna Mae Utz, Margaret, Brown, Burnell Barnhart, Gladys Shearer, Russell & Ruth Myers, Millie Miller, Tony Laughman, Edna Rickrode, Ada Mancha, Kiki Beyer, Joyce & David Plank, Spark Weisensale, Christy & David Suddreth, Ann Hempfing, Harold Laughman, Alma Sanders, Lea Gallagher, Mearl Boyer, and Chester & Margie Utz.
FOR HEALING & STRENGTH: Dave Barnhart, Charles & Barbara Sickles, Carrol Davis, Tom Rutledge, Mary Wildasin, Mara Small, Deb Klinedinst, Melvin & Marjorie Wentz, Burnell & Dorothy Grogg, Arlene Kopp, Butch Saltzgiver, Tamara Cougle, Alvin & Hilda Schuchart, Suzie Luks, Angela Kieny, Ryan Laughman, Kaleb Trump, Steve Fulton, Clifford Pickens, Carly Bastiansen, Eileen Driscoll, Mary Alice Steger, David Utz, Margie Thiel, Eric Groft, Christie Rutledge, Chris McIver, Brian Groft, Jim Groft, Julie Groft, Nilda Tankin, Dalton Kirby, and Dustin Summers.
FOR OUR SEMINARIAN: Kathy Stump
FOR THOSE IN THE MILITARY: Luke Small