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Weekly Announcements for 12/10/17
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#10 CAN SUNDAY: 2 Ways to Serve the Homeless: Give to our #10 Can Collection to buy canned fruit for the daily hot meal program, or help prepare and serve on Wed Dec 13, 9-1. Contact Connie Van Brocklin to join the team: 386-316-7703

CHRISTMAS CANTATA:  Tonight at 4pm is our annual Christmas Cantata entitled, Sing Joy to All the World, by Lloyd Larson.  Tokoma UMC’s choir is joining with First Church’s choir to bring you this Free Christmas musical event.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAM: Join us on Sun, December 17th at 4 pm as KidMin presents our Christmas Program “Star Trip: Our Faith Awakens”. Enjoy congregational singing of traditional Christmas music and support the hard work and preparation of our students. Light reception to follow in the Lobby. Hope to see you there!

JUMP INTO NEW YEARS WITH KIDMIN!: Kids ages VPK – 5th grade are invited to a bouncy celebration just for them on New Year’s Eve – complete with a kids count down and balloon drop at 8pm. There will be bounce houses, giant slides, s’mores and more!

ALTAR FLOWERS: If you would like to have altar flowers for a loved one or special occasion, please call the church office (767-6161). The cost is only $40.00.  If you do not want the flowers after the service, we have a volunteer who picks them up and delivers to a nursing home or someone who is homebound.

QUILTERS: Quilting group will not meet Monday Dec 11th as they will be having their Christmas party at Maplewood Club House.

FOOD PANTRY FOOD OF THE MONTH: December is Jars of Peanut Butter month. Please drop off in sanctuary or office.

GO TO TEXAS ROADHOUSE FOR DINNER TODAY: And take your bulletin with you.  Hand it to the server and 10% of your bill will be donated back to the church’s Summer Camp Fund.

STAFF CHRISTMAS LOVE OFFERING: We’d love to thank our Staff with a Christmas Love Offering!  Let’s make sure they have a wonderful gift this Christmas, to show our gratitude!  Please make your Offering by December 22nd and write LOVE OFFERING in the check memo. Much love from, The Family Staff Team!