Announcements December 8

WE WELCOME Reverend Steve Giovangelo he will be our celebrant and preacher today.  We pray for God’s blessing upon his proclamation of the Word and administering of the Sacrament.  

YOUTH GROUP will meet every Sunday at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for practice of the Christmas Play.  

YOUTH GROUP PLAY AND DINNER:  Please mark your calendars for Sunday December 22 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s play is called “It’s A Cool Life” which is set in a 50’s type diner and filled with fun characters that will prove to be inspirational as well as hilarious.  Come and join us for a dinner of hamburgers and hot dogs and of course some wonderful desserts. 

The teens have decided that this year the funds will all go to the general fund. Tickets are on sale now, and will be sold every Sunday up to and including the day of the show.  We will sell after the 8:00 services and before and after the 10:15 services. Prices are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 5-10, with 4 and under free. If you have any questions or would like to help in any way please contact Cindy Spice (260-348-7061). 

TOWN HALL MEETING:  Please mark your calendars for Saturday December 21st for our town hall meeting to talk about the collaboration with Grace Episcopal Church. The meeting begins at 4:00 p.m. and Mother Terri Bays will be here to help us facilitate the conversation.  Our hope will be to discuss the many different aspects of how the collaboration will work. Remember that we will only be sharing the cost and time of our priest. If you are unable to come to this meeting and would like some questions brought up and answered then write them down and give it to Jordan or myself. We will make every effort to get these answered and back to you after the meeting. My hope is to have our entire congregation involved with this process.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Box Tops for Education has gone digital on their products.  If you want to continue saving these for Shambaugh Elementary School like we have been doing, you will have to do it individually on your own phone.  You can go on their website and learn how to sign up. You may want to switch to another school that your children go to or have gone to in the past. I just have a plain cell phone that doesn’t have all the bells and whistles!  The box we had at the church for people to put their saved box tops in has been removed. We thank all of you who participated in the past.

Anita Grams, Past Coordinator      

ATTENDANCE for last Sunday was 58.

REMEMBER IN PRAYER ESPECIALLY:  Paul Barker, Neal Birchfield, Ray Brandes, Dick Camp, Donna Connelly, Marilyn Crewe, Elliot Culwell, Brian Damerell, Sue Dirrim, The DuClos family, Susie Foley, Chris Foreman, Denise Frede, Tammy Gillig, The Imhausen family, Claire Irvine, Vicki Irvine, Irvine family, Rev. Sara Irwin of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Joan, Mary Lansford, Julie Lieb, Maley family, Rick McMahan, Matthew Michael, Tony Monks, Neil O’Brien, Petersen family, Rick Spice, Les Stath, Sherri Stavreti, Sterrett family, Mariane Sumners, Betty Wiseheart.

Military: Kaylee Collins, Sean Collins, Matthew Michael

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