Announcements December 16

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

YOUTH PLAY:  Our annual Youth Play is tonight, Sunday December 16th at 6:00 p.m.  This year’s play is called “Humbug” It is filled with funny characters that will prove to be inspirational as well as hilarious.  We will start off the evening once again with dinner. This year the youth will be serving homemade beef & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans accompanied with a dinner roll and of course lots of delicious desserts. Then sit back and relax for a fun filled show with our very talented youth. You can still purchase tickets today at the door.  Prices are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 4-10, with 3 and under free.  If you have any questions or would like to help in any way please contact Cindy Spice (348-7061)

 

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH INVITES YOU TO HOLDEN EVENING PRAYER. Beginning Wednesday evening, December 5th, Grace Episcopal Church will again have its weekly Advent Soup Supper at 6:00 p.m. followed by Holden Evening Prayer at 7:00 p.m. Holden Evening Prayer is a form of traditional Vespers developed in 1986 at Holden Village in Chelsea, Washington.  This beautiful setting, by Marty Haugen, is easily sung by the congregation, includes scripture readings and prayers, and the service lasts about ½ hour.  Holden Evening Prayer has been an integral part of Grace’s Lenten and Advent seasons for many years. We hope you will join us on Wednesday, December 19th.  This is the perfect way to prepare your hearts and minds for Christmas. If you plan on going to the soup dinner before then they need to know ahead of time to assure they have enough.  Let me know if you have any questions.

Cindy Spice.

 

PAGEANT PRACTICE AFTER CHURCH TODAY! If you are in the pageant please stay after church today.  THE PAGEANT WILL BE PERFORMED AT THE 4PM CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE.

DON’T FORGET TO GET YOUR CROSS & SWORD ARTICLES IN NO LATER THAN THURSDAY DECEMBER 20th.  THANK YOU.

ALTAR GUILD will meet Saturday, December 22nd for cleaning for Christmas. 

CARE CONNECTION COMMISSION – Please consider sending a Christmas card to those who are unable to be at church with us; who are living in a nursing home or unable to leave their homes.  There is a list with names and addresses in an envelope on the bulletin board. 

HEARTS AND HANDS have a wonderful ministry.  They sew blankets and hats for babies in the NICU.  In 2017 they donated 599 items and through the end of September this year they have made and donated 313 items.  Now they are in need of funds to continue doing the lords work through this wonderful outreach program.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.  If you have any questions, please contact Judith Palmer or Marilyn McClure.  Thank you, Phillip Mayer.

Christmas Eve Holy Communion and Pageant  4:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Holy Communion – 11:00 p.m.

Christmas Day – 9:00 a.m.

ATTENDANCE for last Sunday was 67.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER Terry Babcock, Brett Bair, Cassie, Cheryl Banks, Paul Barker, Tarena Bordon, Ray Brandes, Dick and Bonnie  Camp, Bob Cowan, Tom Dereske, Rachel Diver, Dick Donnelly, Mary Ellen Evard, Alexa Foland, Susie Foley, Chris Foreman, Denise Frede, Abbie Gillig, Greg Gillig, Tammy Gillig, Norm Grams, Lori Hibbard, George Imhausen, Vicki Irvine, Scott Jessup, Tim and Patty Kerlin, Kisandra Lowery, Art Longecore, Don Millward, Jim Morris, Debbie Nolan, Isabell Petersen, Tom Priest, Holly Shepler, Bruce Snyder, Cindy Spice, Rick Spice, Altalee Steelhorn, Bill Townsend, Carlen Trujillo, Wesco Family, June Williams, Paul Wiseheart.

For those unable to worship with us:  Ed Brackmann, John Diver, Sr.,  LuAnn Kleinschmidt, Frances Krauskopf, Tom Kurtz, Gene Pettibone, and Paul Wiseheart.

Military: Kaylee Collins, Sean Collins, Matthew Michael.

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