Sharing the Love of Jesus at Christmas

The Gift Tree is decorated with tags that will provide a little help for families in need this holiday season!  Simply claim a tag and check it out on the information sheet hanging near the tree. Gifts need to be returned by December 20. Tags will have information about gender, age and size. Suggested price range is $25. The gifts should be wrapped and identified with the tree tag when returned. If you would like to help a child, but can’t (or don’t like to) shop – we have Friends willing to brave the crowds for you. See Earlene Schlosser if you have questions.

Christmas Food Baskets: Turkeys are traditional, but also consider fully-cooked hams and canned hams as many people are without the means to cook.  In addition to what the Scouts have donated we can use help with items that go with a Christmas dinner. Those items include canned pumpkin, evaporated milk, puddings, stuffing mixes, fruit and cranberry sauce. We have plenty of green beans and corn! If you would like to help us buy fresh items, please mark your donation “Food Baskets”. We could also use those nifty boxes that hold computer paper. They are just the right size and we use the lid to reinforce the bottom because we pack generously!

 

Annual Ladies Ornament Exchange Friday, December 2nd @ 6:30 p.m.

All ladies are welcome to join at us at MFC for this festive event!  Bring a wrapped ornament and a favorite holiday goodie to share.

 

Saturday, December 3rd, 7 to 9 p.m.  Hearts With A Mission Presents:

The Greatest Talent Show Ever   It’s a night of fun, excitement and pure talent! Admission is free; donations are greatly appreciated and directly benefit Hearts With A Mission, a Christian program for homeless teens.  If you have any questions contact Dave Gomez.

 

Wednesday Night Activities  for the month of December we will meet the first Wednesday of the month and then resume our activities on January 11th.

Simple Meal will be at 6 p.m. Come & share the food, fellowship & God’s word. If you can’t make it but would like to help with the expenses please use the pew envelopes and designate “Simple Meal.”  We hope to see you there. Simple Meal for 12/7/11: butternut squash soup with cider cream, chili, meat loaf sandwiches, chips, and ice cream prepared by Terry DuLong.

 

MFC Youth Group – Join us for fun at the RRRink!  December 10th, 6:30 p.m.

Meet at MFC for a ride, cost is $6 with student ID.  Sign up in Ross Chapel.

 

Christmas Program Sunday, December 18th at 11 a.m.

Once again we will be having our Christmas program in the morning and we have room for those who would like to share a Christmas themed musical number, sketch or reading. If you are interested in sharing in this Christmas celebration please circle “C” on the back of your friendship, found in the Sunday bulletin and write what you would like to do or contact Mark Burton.

 

Christmas Eve Service

Please join us in the sanctuary Saturday, December 24th at 5 p.m. for our traditional “Come As You Are Family Celebration.”

 

Christmas Day

We will meet for worship at 10 a.m. There will not be Sunday School or Prayer Meeting that day. The church office will be closed on Monday, December 26th.

 

White Elephant Gift Exchange Friday, December 30th

Join us in the fellowship hall for a fun time!  Bring finger foods to share and a wrapped white elephant gift for the exchange game!

 

Youth New Year’s Eve Bash 2012 – 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 

For students 6th – 12th grade

At Community Bible Church 500 N. 10th St. in C. P.

Cost is $10 at the door.  Meet at MFC @ 7 p.m. for a ride.  Sign up in Ross Chapel.

 

New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1st 

We will meet for worship at 9:30 a.m. There will be no Sunday School or Prayer Meeting that day. The church office will be closed Monday, January 2nd.

 

There will not be any committee meetings for the month of December.  We will resume in January.

The Ladies fellowship group and FWMF (day group) will not meet in homes in the month of December.