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Nicaragua Missions Dinner
Tuesday, November 17 at 6:00 pm
Annual fundraising dinner & cake auction to benefit the January Nicaragua Mission trip
Tickets are $25 each or a table of 8 for $150
To purchase a table or tickets click HERE or contact Lamar Brown firstname.lastname@example.org / 423-619-0857 or Bobby Fleck email@example.com / 423-488-4265
Tickets can also be purchased at the door.
“Our Coming Savior” Sermon Series
Begins Nov. 29th
Advent is the spiritual season leading up to Christmas. In additions to all the trapping of the season, the most important preparation for Christmas is the preparation of our hearts. Join us Nov. 29th – Dec. 24th as we discover the greatest story of them all with fresh eyes and prepare for “Our Coming Savior”.
Deck the Halls
Plan to stay after worship on Nov. 29th to help Deck the Halls. This is a fun time for kids and families to help decorate the church for Christmas. We will gather in the sanctuary, break into teams, spend about one hour decorating, then gather at 1:15 to welcome the Christmas season with a couple of carols. Snacks to hold you over to a late lunch provided. Nursery provided.
“One Small Child” Christmas Chorale Celebration
Sunday, December 6th at 6 PM in the Sanctuary
Dessert social to follow in the Large Fellowship Hall
Children’s Celebration of Christmas
Saturday, December 12th
Children’s Celebration of Christmas is an outreach mission that benefits needy families in our community by providing a turkey dinner, visit & photo with Santa, a Christian Christmas program, gifts, stockings filled with goodies and boxes of non-perishable food items.
How you can get involved:
- Pick up a grocery sack with a shopping list attached and bring it back filled with the items by December 6th
- Donate non-perishable food items by December 6th; bins will be in the lobby
- Sponsor a child by donating cash, check (with Children’s Celebration in the memo line) or online HERE
- Volunteer to help: look for sign ups beginning November 22nd
We need an additional 4-5 youth to help with the mission dinner. On November 17, the Nicaragua Mission Team will be hosting a dinner and auction in the gym. We need a team of youth to be servers for this mission’s dinner. The youth would dress nice for the event and wait on tables while people are eating. This is an excellent way for youth to volunteer and participate in an amazing event that will raise money for an international mission. Message/reply if your student is interested.
Christmas Reverse Progressive Dinner
On December 13, the youth will have a Christmas party in which we will do a reverse progressive dinner. We will eat three courses: dessert, main course, and appetizer in that order. The youth will gather at the church at 6p and then split into two groups (middle school and high school) to travel to their first stop at a family’s home where they will have dessert. The group will stay at that house for about thirty minutes and then travel to their second stop at a family’s house where they will have the main course. After thirty minutes or so, the two groups will come back together at the church for a gift exchange, games, and appetizers. I have setup a form where you can let us know how you can help and in what way you are interested in assisting. Please follow this link to volunteer.
On January 22-24, we will travel to Pigeon Forge, TN for Resurrection 2016. At this massive youth conference, students will hear from amazing guest speakers and worship with incredible Christian bands (Chris Tomlin) as they engage with thousands of other students. Be on the lookout for upcoming information about Resurrection. Cost will be around $100 per person.
The Youth Fall Retreat was incredible this past week! So many lives were changed and our group came together in a way that was amazing to see. So worth the trip. Thank you for praying for these teens and their experiences this weekend.
Sunday Night Youth Helpers
11/15 – Luanne Kilgo, Chris Kilgo, Michelle Hope (Snack Supper)
11/22 – Sandy Stephens, Trina Clark, Stacey Sherrill (Snack Supper)
May God Bless You,
firstname.lastname@example.org / 423-488-4265
Mark Your Calendars:
Operation Christmas Child Packing Party: November 14th (10a-12p).
We will be talking about Operation Christmas Child and we want to show our support to the church by participating in the filling boxes. If you can make it to the packing party that would be great!
Downhome Christmas Parade December 4th
We need some kids to dress up for a nativity scene on our church’s float.
r | Preschool
The preschool will be having their annual Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday, November 19th @ 10:45a
Wednesday Night Dinner
Breakfast for Dinner: eggs, sausage, biscuits, gravy, etc.
New for this year: Preregister and Walk-up options:
Preregister by Sunday: $6 adults, $4 children
Walk-up: $7 adults, $4.50 children
Operation Christmas Child
There will be a packing party on Saturday, November 14th from 10a to noon in the large fellowship hall/gym. You are invited to come help pack boxes with items that have been donated and/or made by volunteers earlier in the year. If you picked up a box for OCC, be sure to bring it back by Sunday, November 15th. Click HERE for directions on packing a box. For more information contact Trina Clark @ 706-764-6342.
Joe Barger Retirement Party
Sunday, November 15, 2015 – 2:00 to 5:30.
Drop in any time at Worley’s Outback, 46 Winkle Road, Ringgold, GA
Rumor has it that Joe Barger, after 40 years of serving Ringgold as Mayor, is retiring this November. Joe and his family would love to have their church family join in the celebration.
Women of Faith Conference
Atlanta, Philips Arena / January 22 – 23
Premium Seating Tickets are $83 (20 tickets are reserved)
5 rooms are reserved at the Omni Hotel (right beside Philips Arena)
Quad occupancy: $54 per person
To register or for more information please contact Tracy Brown by text or phone at 423-580-8283.
- John Talley: cancer
- David Good: cancer
- Samuel Anderson: surgery week of Nov. 16th
- PRAISE: Farrell’s successful shoulder surgery
- Denny Doll: prostate cancer
- Rachel Creal: pancreatic cancer
- Robert & Betty Miller
- Audrey Hale: hospital
- Earl Marchbanks: cancer
- Ella McLamb: allergies
- Randy Carter: surgery
- Ashley Bray: new job, starting Tuesday
- Keira Baker: on liver transplant list due to complications from previous liver transplant
- JoAnn Beavers: cancer