Winter Delta Sonic BOGO Coupons
Just in time for Christmas giving and the winter driving season, the Dinner/Fundraising Committee is selling $5 coupons off Delta Sonic services. “Buy one, get one FREE” good for 2 months.
Senior Ministries Lancaster, Pa. Bus Trip
We have seats available for the April 13–15 trip. For information check our table in Fellowship Hall.
Parents’ Day Out — Saturday, December 9
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For children ages 4 to 12 years old. Sign up in the Discovery Zone (downstairs) by December 6. There will be pizza, crafts, and a movie for children.
Drive Thru History Series — Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.
Join our video series as Dave Stotts walks through the story of Jesus at more than 50 ancient sites as recorded in the Gospels. Come any week or every week. Dessert provided. Begins Dec. 6.
101 Envelope Challenge for children’s ministry
Please take an envelope on the board outside the office and give the amount listed on the envelope, and drop it through the office window. Help us change lives through the children & family ministry!
Fleece fabric requested for Christmas project
DELTA, the Wednesday night children’s program, is requesting pieces of fleece fabric (any design or color, at least 1 yard) for a holiday project. Please bring donations by Sunday, December 17. A collection box is near the Welcome Desk. Thank you for your support!
Help feed school children in need
Olivebranch has an ongoing project to feed children. We have joined with St. Paul’s Lutheran church in the “Blessings in a Backpack” program, which supplies impoverished inner-city children with basic foods for the weekend when they often go without. Each month specific food items will be collected. Please look for the sign and food container next to the purple barrel in the hallway.
Please join us in Fellowship Hall On December 31 after the 9:30 service for a cake to honor Cathy Temple for her dedication to our family upon her retirement.
Assist at Advent Services
If you would like to participate in our Advent Christ Celebrations by reading a reflection and lighting a candle on the wreath for a Sunday in Advent or on Christmas Eve, please contact the office or speak to Pastor Homan.
Christmas Eve and New Years Eve fall on a Sunday this year so we will offer only ONE MORNING SERVICE on December 24 and 31 at 9:30 a.m.
Christmas Bake Sale — December 17
Sunday, December 17, is the Christmas bake sale, after all services. Donations of holiday cookies, pies, candies, muffins, small cakes, breads, coffee cakes, home-made jams, etc. are welcome. Small stocking stuffers are also needed. Pease sign up!
Building Heating Schedules Changing
The HVAC bill for the church building for a year is $25,000. Our goal is to reduce this by $3000. The Trustees are lowering daytime heat settings in many areas by 2 degrees to 70. Please come to church prepared with a sweater/jacket for meetings and services. Thank you for your help.
Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles
Join with church friends to attend the Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles on Saturday, December 9. We will leave the church at 11 a.m. and return around 4 p.m. All are welcome. Please sign up at the welcome desk in the hallway.
Advent Devotional Guides at Welcome Desk
Daily family devotional guides for Advent are available at our Welcome Desk.
Would you like to honor loved ones by purchasing flowers to decorate the altar for Christmas? Please return this form, with payment, to the church office by Dec. 11.
Please order _________ poinsettias at $8 each
( ) In Memory of:___________________________________
( ) In Honor of:_____________________________________