Weekly Announcements

 

 

  

SUNDAY, December 9, 2018, 2nd Sunday in Advent

8:45        Church School

10:00     Morning Worship / Holy Communion

11:00     Coffee Hour

7:30        AA Meeting

MONDAY

7:00        Consistory Meeting

WEDNESDAY

3:00        Confirmation Class

7:00        Bible Study

8:00        AA Meeting

FRIDAY

10:00     AA Meeting

SATURDAY

1:00        Prayer Shawl

NEXT SUNDAY, December 16, 2018, 3rd Sunday in Advent

8:45        Church School

10:00     Morning Worship/ Joyful Noise Offering

11:00     Family Christmas Party

7:30        AA Meeting

SUNDAY, December 16, 2018, 3rd Sunday in Advent

8:45        Church School

9:00        Choir

10:00     Morning Worship/ Joyful Noise Offering  

11:00     Family Christmas Party

7:30        AA Meeting

MONDAY

7:00        Safety & Security Meeting

WEDNESDAY

3:00        Confirmation Class

7:00        Bible Study

8:00        AA Meeting

FRIDAY

10:00     AA Meeting

12:00     Cookie Pick up until 4:00 pm

SATURDAY

1:00        Prayer Shawl

NEXT SUNDAY, December 23, 2018, 4th Sunday in Advent

9:00        Choir

10:00     Morning Worship

7:30        AA Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

              

 


There will be a Safety and Security meeting on Monday, December 17th at 7:00 pm.


Today we light the Third Advent Candle, the Candle of Joy, it recalls the angels joyfully singing about the birth of Christ.  We will light a candle each week of Advent to remind us that Jesus brings light into all of the dark places of the world.


Family Christmas Party - We will hold our Annual Christmas Party today in Founders Hall following the morning Worship Service.  Join with the Trinity Family as we once again enjoy the fun, food, and fellowship of this special season.


Today’s Joyful Noise Offering is for Veterans of the Cross, a special Christmas offering for retired clergy. Please be generous and thank you!


The FIN Food Pantry is in need of:

Macaroni & Cheese, Stuffing, Instant Potatoes, Flavored Noodle Packs, Canned Fruit, Applesauce,

Spaghetti O’s and/or Ravioli, Hamburger & Tuna Helper, Pancake Mix/ Pancake Syrup, and

Peanut Butter & Jelly


We have a generous supply of canned vegetables, but the above mentioned items would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you in advance for your generosity.


Cookie and Sticky Bun Delivery is Friday, December 21st from Noon to 4 pm. Any questions please see either Stacie Folk or Ruth Kerr.  Thank you!

There will be no Sunday Church School on December 23rd and December 30th we will return to schedule on January 6, 2019.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


There is a new lector schedule available in the Narthex for the months of December through March, thank you for your service in this very important role in our Trinity family.

The 2019 Trinity Committee list is available in the Narthex; if you would be interested in joining a committee please sign your name on the list.  Thank you for serving.


Reminder please do not leave your vehicles parked in the loading and unloading area directly in front of the church.  If you need, “Valet parking” please see one of the ushers and they will make arrangements to park your vehicle.  Thank you.


The angel tree is up, when selecting an angel please place your name and phone number next to the number matching the angel, gifts range from $30-$35.  Please return gifts by December 16.  We are also collecting NEW hats, gloves, mittens, blankets and pillows, new and gently used books for infants to young teens.  Thank you for your support. The Evangelism and Outreach Committee


ADVENT FOLDERS - Advent folders and envelopes for 2018 are available in the Narthex.   Please remember to use your Advent Self-Denial Folders and return them to Trinity UCC before the Financial Secretary closes her books for the end of the year.


Trinity’s Christmas Eve service will be held on Monday, December 24, 2018.  A Service of Carols, Candles, and Holy Communion will be held at 7:00 PM.  It is our hope to literally fill the nave for this observance of the Nativity of Our Lord. 


Our Friends in Need Food Pantry is in need of Volunteers.  If you are interested please see Pastor Kensinger.


Bible Study Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in Founders Hall Everyone is Welcome!


Reminder please do not leave your vehicles parked in the loading and unloading area directly in front of the church.  If you need, “Valet parking” please see one of the ushers and they will make arrangements to park your vehicle.  Thank you.


Family Christmas Party - December 16th - We will hold our Annual Christmas Party on Sunday, December 16th in Founders Hall following the morning Worship Service.  You are asked to bring a covered dish or dessert.  A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex.  Join with the Trinity Family as we once again enjoy the fun, food, and fellowship of this special season.


The angel tree is up, when selecting an angel please place your name and phone number next to the number matching the angel, gifts range from $30-$35.  Please return gifts by December 16.  We are also collecting NEW hats, gloves, mittens, blankets and pillows, new and gently used books for infants to young teens.  Thank you for your support. The Evangelism and Outreach Committee


Please continue to use your Boyer’s key tag every time you shop in any Boyer’s Markets.  Thank you for your participation in this program.


2019 Sponsors - There are sign-up sheets on the bulletin board for Bulletin, Communion Cup, and Candle Sponsors.  Please pay and fill out a memorial/honorarium sheet when you sign your name on the list. There are cards available for you to fill out with your honorarium or memoriam and attach that with your payment.  Thank you in advance and if you have any questions please contact the church office at 668-4139.


Hospitalizations - If you or someone you know is hospitalized, please call the church office at 668-4139.  Due to the HIPAA Law names are no longer published in the newspaper and we are not contacted by the hospital unless the patient requests it, when admitted, let them know you are a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. Also if you’ve added a name to the prayer list please keep the church office informed if the individual needs to be removed.  Thank you!