November 5, 2017 Announcements

Calendar of Events

Sunday All Saints Sunday
Nov 5 8:30 am Worship with Holy Communion
  9:30 am Coffee Fellowship
  9:45 am Education Hour
  11:00 am Worship with Holy Communion
  2:00 pm GNEA Choir Concert at St. Cecilia
Nov 6 10:15 am Preschool chapel
  4-5:30 pm American Heritage Girls
  5:45 pm Women’s Bible study
  6:00 pm Board of Elders
  7:00 pm Kingdom Workers
Nov 7 10:15 am Preschool Chapel
  2:00 pm Preschool Chapel
  6:30 pm Bell choir
  7:30 pm Parish choir
Nov 8 10:30 am Romans Bible study
  11:30 am Senior Fellowship potluck
  4:30 pm Midweek Classes
  6:30 pm Praise Team Practice
Nov 9 10-2:00 pm Family Service Quilters
  5:00 pm Set up for HOPE Gift Market
  7:00 pm Book to Know at Knop’s
Nov 10    
Nov 11    
Sunday HOPE Gift Market
Nov 12 8:30 am Service of the Word
  9:30 am HOPE Gift Market
  9:45 am Sunday School
  11:00am Service of the Word
  12:00 pm Voters’ Meeting
  6:00 pm Conversational Dinners


Voters’ Meeting next Sunday, Nov 12 following the late service.  We hope everyone will be able to attend.

The Book to Know group will meet November 9 at Adele’s home to discuss “The Hiding Place” by Corrie ten Boom. Everyone is invited to read this book and join us for the discussion.

2018 Offering Envelopes are ready for pick-up in the narthex. Please pick them up promptly.

The Quilting group will meet on Thursday Nov. 9th from 10:00 until 2:00 p.m. for a Thrivent Action Team Event. Thrivent T-Shirts and bring a sack lunch. join us.

Wanted:  Instrumentalists!!  We need to rebuild our Instrumental group. Can you help us?  All instrumentalists are welcome. Contact Wayne for more information.

Please check your member mailbox often.  Some boxes are getting quite full.  Thank you.

Operation Christmas Child Operation Christmas Child continues. Make sure you pick up your box from the narthex to help share the love of Christmas to those around the world! If you have questions, see Thomas Wilson. Return boxes by Nov 12.

Good Neighbor Emergency Assistance Choir Concert-  The annual concert of combined choirs will be TODAY, November 5, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church at 2 pm. See the flyer on the bulletin board.

On Communion Sundays we now offer gluten-free wafers as an option. If you would like the gluten-free wafer, please point to the special container in the center of the tray of wafers, or say “gluten-free” to the elder distributing the wafers.

Time to fill the tubs, Let’s fill the tubs with new underwear and socks for all ages. These will go to either Bethesda Clothes Closet or HOPE Ministries in Des Moines.

Children’s Christmas Service Practice Dates

Saturday, December 2nd, 9-11 am (2nd Grade- High School)

Saturday, December 9th, 9-10 (2nd– High School) 10-11 am (Preschool – High School) This practice will take place in the fellowship hall.

Thanksgiving Baskets of Plenty- During worship services on November 19th. Please participate in the in-gathering of non-perishable Thanksgiving meal food items — they will be given to those who are unable to provide this traditional meal for their families. Thank you.

HOPE Gift Market-  Join us in the Fellowship Hall next Sunday, November 12th, from 9:30-11 am for this annual event. Gift certificates available upon request. If you are unable to attend on November 12, you can still do your shopping– see the table in the narthex and place your order form with your check (made out to the church) in the office mailbox.