Weekly Announcements, November 22

YOUTH meets tonight at 6:00 p.m.

NEWSLETTER ASSEMBLY Tuesday at 10 00 a.m.

ANNUAL ALTAR GUILD will meet this Friday at 3:30 to Decorate for Advent.

A THANKSGIVING SERVICE will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25. Please mark your calendar now and join us as we praise God for His numerous blessings to us.

ADVENT BEGINS next Sunday. Advent helps us prepare to receive the promised Christ as He comes, whether at his lowly birth in history, his continual and wonderful coming to us in his Word and Sacrament, or his triumphal coning again. In our worship we move to Year C of the Sunday Lectionary Cycle, which being on page 911 in the Book of Common Prayer.

CALLING ALL CHILDREN! Christmas will be here before we know it and it’s time to start preparing for the annual St. Alban’s Christmas pageant held on Christmas Eve at the 4pm service. If your children are interested in being a part of this wonderful pageant, please plan on joining us for an organizational meeting today immediately following the 10:15 am service. The pageant practices will be as follows: December 6 December 13 December 20 All practices will be held immediately following the 10:15 service and will last approximately 30 minutes. If there are any questions, please contact Janine Steinbrunner at janinesteinb@yahoo.com or 338-2660. Thank you.

THE GIVING TREE – On November 22 a tree filled with ornaments that have gift requests listed on the back will be located in the narthex. Please be sure to register your gift selection with a Daughter at a table nearby, where the ornament will be exchanged for a gift tag which you will attach to your gift. All gifts should be new and wrapped in Christmas paper.
A basket of labels, from which you may choose food and hygiene items needed by the families, will also be available at the table. You do not have to wrap these items; just place them in the laundry basket with the family number, located by the tree.
All gifts, food and hygiene items are due at the church by Sunday, December 6.
Thank you for your assistance with this project.

CROSSES FOR SALE in the Parish Hall. They would make nice Christmas gifts! All the proceeds go to the Roof Project. The sticker price on each cross is a suggested amount for your donation. Please pay by cash or check made payable to St. Alban’s and write “Roof Project” on memo line. Use envelope provided on table and drop in canister. Thank you.

A GENTLE REMINDER TO PLEASE TURN IN YOUR 2016 PLEDGE IF YOU INTEND TO DO SO.

OFFERING ENVELOPES for 2016 are available on the table in the narthex. They are in alphabetical sequence. Please pick up and continue to use your 2015 envelopes through the rest of the year.

ATTENDANCE last Sunday was 90.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER Bonnie Camp, Donna Daniel, Dick Donnelly, Susie Foley, Ian Fox, Denise Frede, Tammy Gillig Glen Grate, Hilda Heim, Barb Jackson, Shirley Johnson, Evelyn Jones, Aliyah Jones, Larry Link, Arthur & Ruth Longecore, Tom Lorenzen, Pat MacWhorter, Alicia McLimans, Jo McMahan, Jim Morris, Carol Newell, Derek Palmer, Rev. Sandy Ritchie, Tara Ruff, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Wesley Stath-Tracy, Mike Stone, Jim Trueblood, Mark Weigman
Military: Kaylee Collins, Sean Collins, Daxton Demorest, Jeremy Faux, Dylan Frick, Adam Johns, Eric Lamberty, Ty Sumner.

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