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ADDED OR CHANGED THIS WEEK FOR December 3 NEW THIS WEEK

This Week at a Glimpse for the Weekend of December 9 &10, 2017

Sunday TIME
Early Service (Chapel) 8:30 a.m.
Children’s Choir Rehearsal (Church Nursery) 9:00 a.m.
Contemporary Worship Service (Reeves Hall) 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School (Second Floor Classrooms) 9:30 a.m.
Traditional Worship Service (Sanctuary) 11:00 a.m.

Jr. High (6-8 grade) 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Sr. High (9-12 Grade) 7:00-8:30 p.m.


Monday
SHINE Board meeting (Lillian Henry room) 2:00 p.m.
SHINE Tutoring and Dinner (Reeves Hall) 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Friendship Circle (meets in homes) 6:30 p.m.
Please join us in the home of Andrea Bullock-Christmas Party and dinner will be served. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share.

Men’s Faith Journey (Lillian Henry room) 7:00 p.m.
Mom’s Life Group (Shine room) 7:00 p.m.
Boy Scouts Meeting (Wesley Hall) 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday
Disciple Bible Study (Reeves Hall) 10:00 a.m.
SHINE Tutoring and Dinner (Reeves Hall) 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Cub Scouts Meeting (Wesley Hall) 6:00 p.m.
Finance Team Meeting (Church office) 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday

Early Morning Men 6:00 a.m.
(held at Ushler’s East Side Auto Body Shop, 514 N 10th St, Millville)
SHINE Tutoring and Dinner (Reeves Hall) 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Prayer (Pastors Study) 6:00 p.m.
Disciple Bible Study (Reeves Hall) 7:00 p.m.

Thursday
SHINE Christmas Party and Dinner (Reeves Hall) 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Teen Boy’s Group (Shine room) 6:00 p.m.
Chancel Choir Rehearsal (Sanctuary) 7:00 p.m.

Saturday
Shopping Party for Christmas Basket Ministry (Reeves Hall)1:00 p.m.
Saturday Night Alive (SNA) Service (Reeves Hall) 5:00 p.m

WOMEN OF FAITH GROUP
The Women of Faith group are taking a break until after Christmas. Women of Faith will be starting a new study on Jan. 8th.

Advent & Christmas Messages
Advent #3 – December 17 – The Star: The Journey of Joy
Advent #4 – December 24 – The Star: The Journey of Peace
Christmas Eve -- The Star: The Journey to Christmas

PRAYER STITCHERS REVISED SCHEDULE
The Prayer Stitchers - Come and join us on December 13, 2017 and January 10, 2018. We are busy making hats and scarves forCODE BLUE located in Trinity’s Ben Corson Hall thru out the winter.

FUMC CHRISTMAS BASKET MINISTRY 2017
It is that time of year again! As we look forward to the celebration of the birth of our Lord, please pray thoughtfully about donating to help families that may be experiencing some financial difficulties. This year we will be accepting monetary donations as well as allowing you to “Adopt” a family to shop for. Monetary donations will be applied to food and gifts. (Please make checks payable to First UMC and write “Christmas Basket Ministry” on memo line and place it in the offering plate).

Please let us know if there is a family that needs our assistance this year. Please contact the leaders of this ministry by email or phone.
Shaun Connors at: shaun.connors.sc@gmail.com
Susan Miller at email: slm5055@yahoo.com

Christmas will be here before we know it so don’t delay. It is through your generosity that we can spread the Hope, Love, Joy and Peace of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
IMPORTANT DATES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO HELP
Dec. 15 (Friday) ~ Collection Date for Applications
Dec. 16 (Saturday) ~ Shopping Party (meet at church at 1 pm)
Dec. 17 (Sunday) ~ Wrapping Party 12:30 pm with pizza
Dec. 23 (Saturday) ~ Distribute Gifts to Families 12-2:00 pm



COMPLIMENTARY VAN TRANSPORTATION

We are starting a new ministry for senior citizens that reside in the Millville senior citizen complexes.  We are offering a complimentary Van Transportation service for the 5:00 p.m. Saturday Night Alive Service. We also need interested van drivers for pick up and return to the complexes. If you are interested in being a van driver for this new ministry please contact us.

THE FIRST WEEKEND IN JANUARY
WE SUPPORT HELP AND HOPE MINISTRIES
AND JACK & JILL CHRISTIAN NURSERY SCHOOL
WITH DONATIONS OF ITEMS LISTED BELOW

Please bring canned and dry food donations for Help & Hope for example canned soup, canned meat (chicken, ham, tuna fish, etc.), canned fruit, canned vegitables, cereals (hot and cold), boxed milk, or pasta. (place items in receptacles near the Lillian Henry room).

MIDWINTER ADVANCE 2018 Please put this on the screen because it did not get in the bulletin, Thanks!

The Midwinter Advance at Keswick is January 26-28, 2018 and the cost is $130.00. A $35.00 deposit is required by December 31st (make check payable to First UMC and write Youth Group Midwinter Advance on memo line). See Pastor Jack for an application.

The Midwinter Advance can be a life changing , spiritually impacting weekend for the youth. Unfortunately, many are unable to attend due to the cost. We are looking for people in the church that would be willing to scholarship.

SANCTUARY ALTAR FLOWER CHART FOR 2018
The 2018 Altar Flower Chart is posted on the bulletin board near the Chapel. Sign your name next to the date and under column (Given by) and also write the information to be printed in the bulletin under (In Memory or In Honor), the cost for 2018 Altar flowers will be $30.00. Sign up early to reserve your special day! Thank you for the Altar Flowers provided during 2017.

DISASTER RECOVERY MINISTRY REVISED SCHEDULE
The Preparedness Program Workshop originally scheduled for December 12th, will not be held due to the large number of events occurring in the month of December.  The Workshops will resume on January 9th when we hope to have a presentation on Active Shooter Awareness.  Please wish everyone a Happy and Safe Christmas and New Year. Dominick Urso

MISSION MINUTE
Two weeks ago we informed you of the recipient for the Christmas Eve offering.  If you remember, it will go to the Hallahan's, Josh and Kelly.  They are involved in the World Gospel Mission of education in Uganda.  They have four children, two boys and two girls. Please remember them in your giving soon.

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