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December 1, 2019
TODAY’S WORSHIP “Joy to the World!” “O Come Let Us Adore Him” “Your Name” “The First Noel”
“Go Tell It on the Mountain”
 
TODAY’S MESSAGE Your Spiritual Checkup: Part 1 Colossians 3:1-11 (page 1834 in your pew Bible) I. How is your spiritual ______________? (v. 1-4) Are you ____________ in your identity? (v.1a) Are you focused on living with a ______________ perspective? (v.1b) Are you thinking ______________? (v.2) Have you _________? (v.3) Are you living like ____________? (v.4) II. Do you suffer from any spiritual health ____________? (v.5-9) III. You have been given a ________ bill of ___________ health, so continue in it (v.9-11)
 
TODAY: 6:00 PM – Christmas Program – Each family please bring a dozen Christmas cookies for the fellowship time following.
 
THIS WEEK: Wed.: 6:00 PM – Meal served 6:30 PM – Adventure Club 7-Up (Jr. High) Thurs.: 6:00 PM – ACA MomStrong Sat.: 10:00 AM -12:00 PM – Children’s Winterfest activities here
 
UPCOMING EVENTS: December 15: 11:30 AM – Membership Applicants meeting December 24: 5:30 PM – Christmas Eve Service January 3-5: Impact (Sr. High) January 19: 6:00 PM – Annual Congregational Meeting February 7-9: Winter Blast (6th – 8th grade) February 29-March 1: All Church Retreat at Hidden Acres
 
PRAYER AND PRAISE: Please pray for: Missionaries: Eddie & Djeune Constant, Consolation Center/Village of Hope Church Families: Luis & Ilcia Siney-Molina, Keyla, Samuel, Israel Dave & Renee Olson If you know of someone in our church family who should be included in our prayers and praise, please get their permission, and then leave a note on the secretary’s desk. Thanks!
 
NURSERY SCHEDULE: Today 9:00 AM – Julie B., Jill D. 10:00 AM – Sam & Hope R. Dec. 15 9:00 AM – Andrea H., Nancy B. 10:00 AM – Betty E., Jack S.
 
USHERS FOR DECEMBER: Aaron Huber and Sam Radke
 
FOR OUR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN: If your little one needs to “get up and move” a little during the service, we have a live video feed of the service in the fellowship hall so that you can still hear the service.
 
Christmas mini-course: The ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS will be studying the SONGS of CHRISTMAS for the month of December. Join us for music, fellowship, quiet study and coloring!
 
We have an ANGEL TREE in the foyer again this year to bless the residents of Pleasant View Home. Please take a tag off the tree, purchase the gift and return your gift-wrapped package to the tree by December 15.
 
Pastor Jesse and Pastor Steve would like to say THANK YOU to the congregation for your gift of appreciation. We will enjoy some extra special time with our families thanks to your generous and wonderful blessing.
 
ADVENT IS HERE! We are looking for families or groups of individuals who would like to be involved in the lighting of the Advent Candles. The lighting will include two reading parts and the actual lighting of the candle(s) during the beginning of service. You will be given the readings in advance of the service. We need five groups as this will begin next Sunday, Dec 1st and will include the following three Sundays and the Christmas Eve service. Please contact the church office or Pastor Jesse if you are interested.
 
THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to our Thanksgiving offering. We were blessed with $28,144.63! THANKSGIVING OFFERING WILL BE AS FOLLOWS: $7500 for furnace for the parsonage, balance divided evenly between Zoli & Helga Dan, Ben & Burgi Oehler, Ishtvan & Kati Vagos, Sasha & Lena Litvak, Jeevan & Esther Nair, and Go Serve Global.