We invite all children 6th grade and younger to our Parents’ Nite Out Pajama Party. Parents can use this time for a date night or take care of some of their Christmas errands. Wear your favorite pj’s and join us for dinner, crafts, games, shopping for your family in our Christmas Shop (included in the cost), worship and more. The cost is $10 for each child with a max of $25. Dinner is included for those 4 and up. Children 3 and under are asked to bring a sack dinner or eat before they come. Please call the Education office to register.
Men's Time Out Saturday, December 3 8:30 - 9:30 am
All men of the church and community are invited for a light breakfast, great conversation and fellowship on the first Saturday of every month. There will be no meeting in July.
Sunday, December 4
Our Wesley Christmas Party for 4th - 6th graders will begin with eating together at the Saint Nicholas Brunch at 11:30 am, we will then have a prayer walk in the neighborhood before taking the bus to our Christmas party at the Dunlap’s. Pick-up is 3 pm at the Dunlap’s. We will once again be collecting hats and gloves to donate for folks in need.
Going Strong Christmas Luncheon Monday, December 5 11:00 am
Going Strong will hold its annual Christmas Luncheon at The O'Neil House on Monday, December 5. The church bus will leave the parking lot at 11 am. The cost of the lunch is $30 per person. Flyers with reservation information are available at the Welcome Center. All are welcome.
Now is the time to order your poinsettias which will adorn our altar on Christmas Eve. The plants are $8.50 each. The list of donors and those memorialized or honored will appear in the bulletin on Christmas Sunday. You may call the church office to order - the deadline is noon on Thursday, December 15.
Sunday, December 11, at 6:00 p.m.
Join your voices with all the vocal choirs of First Church as we “walk” through the Old Testament prophecy of the Messiah, The Annunciation of the Angel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary, and on to the Nativity in this splendid worship concert, full of beautiful music, costumes and instruments. Come and worship Emmanuel: God With Us.
Fresh Roasted Nuts Available
The Methodist Men are selling fresh roasted pecans, whole cashews and cashew pieces, and deluxe mixed nuts. You may purchase them in the Parlor on Sundays and in the church office during the week. Don't miss out on these delicious treats!
Please remember to save your Acme receipts dated from August 11 to December 31, 2016. The church receives 5% on qualifying products which are tallied at the bottom of the receipt. The money is used to fund projects at Work Camp. Please turn the receipts in to the Education office.