November 14th News and Notes

CrossGen

Our next CrossGen will be this Sunday, November 18th.  Join us after worship for our intergenerational Sunday School!  Please plan on bringing some finger food to share!

Warm Nights

UPB will be providing dinner this Thursday November 15th for the Warm Nights program held at All Saints.  There is also always need extra hands with serving the families.

Christian Spirtual Formation

The CSF committee will meet at 5:30 on November 19th at the church.  One of the things we will be discussing is Adult Sunday School.  If you would like to add to this discussion, but are not a committee member, but would like to add to the discussion, please plan on attending!

Hanging of the Green

After worship on November 25th, we will decorate the church for Advent.  We will have a Soup Supper.  Please bring a soup or a dish to share and plan on staying and helping to decorate the church!

Thanksgiving Baskets

The Mission and Service Committee will begin collecting the following items to pack up five Thanksgiving Baskets for the Bowie Food Pantry: Cranberry sause, gravy, stuffing, canned corn, yams, sweet potatoes and green beans, boxed mashed potatoes, corn muffin mix. Please place these items in the container labeled “THANKSVING BASKETS”. The items collected will be delivered this Friday!

Sermons Online

Did you know that our sermons are posted on our website, usually a week after worship?  You can find them here.

Gingerbread Houses

On December 9th, we will have a Christmas activity for all ages!  We will meet at 5:00 and build gingerbread houses.  The cost will be $5.00 per house kit, as well as a bag of candy to share for decorating.  Pizza will be provided.  Sign up is required by December 6th!  You can sign up here or in the Narthex at church.

Advent Wreaths

On December 2nd, after church.  We invite everyone to join us to make their own family Advent wreath.  People of all ages are welcome and invited!

Congregational Meeting

We will have a brief congregational meeting after worship on December 2nd to elect members of the board and of the nominating committee for the coming year.

Two Week Outlook

Thursday, November 15th

  • Men’s Night Out, 6:30, Red Robin

Sunday, November 18th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • CrossGen following worship

Monday, November 19th

  • Worship Team, 4:00
  • CSF committee meeting, 5:30

Wednesday, November 21st

  • Christmas play practice, 5:45
  • Choir rehearsal, 7:30

Sunday, November 25th

  • Worship, 10:00
  • Soup Supper
  • Hanging of the Green

Looking Ahead

  • November 25th, Greening of the Church
  • December 2nd, First Sunday of Advent
  • December 9th, Congregational Meeting
  • December 9th, Gingerbread Houses
  • December 16th, Kids Christmas program
  • December 25th, Christmas
  • July 7th-13th 2019, Mars Hill Mission trip

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