News from our Annual Appeal
For assistance in making or paying a pledge contact Doug Dykstra, Director of Finance. Again, thank you, thank you, and thank you.
A “Blue Christmas” Liturgy
Wednesday, December 12, 6:30 p.m.
The Advent and Christmas seasons are full of anticipation and joy for many, but not everyone is up and cheery for the Christmas holidays. Dealing with the death of a loved one, facing life after divorce or separation, coping with the loss of a job, living with cancer or some other dis-ease that puts a question mark over the future, and a number of other human situations make parties and joviality painful for some in our congregation and community. In a slightly different format from previous years, we are offering a quiet service of prayer, reflection and song. Our prayer ministers will be available following the service for those who would appreciate a more focused time of intercession and healing. In a safe and sacred space we can acknowledge the realities of all our feelings in challenging days such that we can remember our reasonable and holy hope for life. “Light shines in the darkness and the darkness does not overcome.” ALL ARE WELCOME.
Makin' A List and Checkin' it Twice
30 days before the January 27 Annual Meeting and Elections, we need to have a final list of all our "qualified voters." (It's a Diocesan requirement!)
The list will be in Narthex each Sunday through December 23, and in the parish office during the week. Please check your entry and initial it (making any needed corrections), and add your name if it's not there. Only parishioners listed will be able to cast ballots, and it's important that everyone eligible participates in our elections.
Christmas is Coming! Join the Team that Prepares and Serves Our Annual Parish Community Christmas Midday Dinner
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