Bear Fruits

This the 3rd Sunday in Advent, Dec. 16, 2018. Today’s sermon, delivered by Dr. Steve Ayers, is “Bear Fruits” with scriptures from Zephaniah 3:14-20 and Luke 3:7-18.

Services are streamed live and available in recorded version on Facebook Live

CBF Global Missions Offering will be taken through Christmas. Churchgoal is $5000.00. Collected to date is $735.00.

AdventSchedule:

December 16-Children’s Musical 6 pm

December 19-Blue Christmas Service 6 pm

December 24-Packing of pokes at 10 am

December 24-Christmas Eve Service at 6 & 11 pm

The children will present the musical “Star Search” tonight at 6 p.m. Please bring yourfavorite finger foods to share during a time of fellowship after the play.

Youare invited to attend the December J.O.Y. Club on Thursday, December 20, 11:00a.m. There will be Christmas fun with Santa and music with Robin and SteveHarrill! Enjoy a lunch meal of BBQ and trimmings.

Todayis deadline to sign up for PassportChoices. Deposit due is $ 60.00.

Christmas pokes will be packed on Monday, December 24,at 10 a.m. This tradition was begun at McGill during the Great Depressionbecause the church wanted to make sure every child received a treat. The bagsare done in memory of Mr. Arthur Morris by his family because it was soimportant to him.

2019 Offering envelopes are in your Sunday School class or in the staff hallway.Please pick them up today. If you cannot find yours, please call Patsy.

If you wish to make a donation for 2018 please make sure it is postmarked December 31 or at the church by December 30.

We are collecting new or gently used coats for boys and girls from preschool to elementary school ages. Sizes most neededare for 4- & 5-year-old boys and girls. Also needed is new socks andunderwear. There is a collection box in the lobby.

Please donate your greeting cards for Earth Inspired Crafts and Education. They will be recycled fornursing homes, hospitals, veterans and service men and women overseas. A boxwill be in the lobby.

Call Jaime Poe at 919-665-7930 or jkt1128@gmail.com if you can help with UNCC concessions. A schedule isposted in the WAY weekly.There will not be hotdogs on Friday, December 28.

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