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Michael’s Missive November 8

November 8, 2017

 

First Pres Community –

 

THE BIG WEEKEND IS HERE…and you are invited to everything!!!

 

Tomorrow, Thursday, November 9, Keenagers at the church, $5 for lunch at Noon, program by Hearing Health Associates.  Let Sharon know you are coming so she can plan accordingly.

 

THIS Saturday, November 11 is our Annual Holiday Festival, 9-Noon in our Fellowship Hall.  Lots of vendors for your holiday shopping.  Breakfast available ($3).  Donations of laundry detergent to support our neighbors at John Calvin Manor are welcome.

 

Also, this Saturday, at 7:30am, Men’s Group will have their monthly breakfast and meeting downstairs in the Center Room.

 

THIS Sunday, November 12 is our 160/50/20 CHURCH ANNIVERSARY Celebration, 2-4pm.  Come greet former members and staff and guests, enjoy the memorabilia and stories, and celebrate this wonderful church.  Rededication prayer at 3pm.

 

Also, this Sunday, Worship at both 9am and 11am services will celebrate our past and recognize our veterans.  At 10am, there is fellowship and Sunday School for all ages.

 

THIS Monday, November 13 IS CROON (a cabaret show) in a benefit concert for FPCLS, 6:30pm, at our church.  Check Todd Murray and the combo out at: https://toddmurray.com/   They sing across the country and have won numerous awards.  Tickets are $25 and available in the Narthex on Sunday and at the door Monday evening.  Contact Tom or Roxee Beaver if you have questions or if cost is a factor (we do not want the cost to deter anyone from coming).

 

Whew.

 

Also…

Tonight, Logos. 5:30pm to 7:30pm for all 1st-12th Graders.  Dinner at 5:30, then classes/groups and activities rotate through every half hour. Also Bells at 6:30, Choir at 7:30, and Nursery care all evening.

Sunday, November 19, Combined Worship at 10am with the Annual Meeting of the Congregation following.  (Printed information will be out this Sunday.) Everyone is encouraged to be there.

Sunday evening, 6pm, Community Thanksgiving Worship Service by the Ministerial Alliance at the LDS Church (850 SE Church Street).

 

Lastly, our thoughts and prayers for all affected by the church shooting in Texas.  Please know that we do take steps here for your safety…especially when we gather for Sunday Worship.

 

See you Sunday…if not before!!!

 

Your pastor and friend  Michael

 

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