Announcements December 10, 2017

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (Dec. 10)

Offering Receivers: Gregory Astle, Kimberly Astle, Angel Collrin, Grace Collrin
Counters: John Astle, Vickie MacLeod, Volunteers Needed
Scripture Reader: Natalie Leifso, Adeline Leifso
Greeters: Gregory Astle, Kimberly Astle, Angel Collrin, Grace Collrin
Coffee Hour: Congregational Pot Luck
Nursery: Cindy Cunningham, Alex Cunningham
Church School: Youth in Worship

Next week’s volunteers (Dec. 17):

Offering Receivers: Brian Barnes, Mary Hossack, Stephen MacKay
Counters: John Astle, Margo & Larry Shepherd, Brian Barnes
Scripture Reader: Rose Carolyn Smith
Greeters: Lucille & Don McCrea
Coffee Hour: Ardean McKinnon-Hayward & George Hayward
Nursery: Cindy Cunningham, Alex Cunningham
Church School: Terri Astle, Jordan & Candace Schriver

Annual Pot Luck Lunch this Sunday after worship.

The Mission Tree is set up at the back of the Sanctuary. On the tree, you will find suggested gifts for the families, identified by staff of the Community Health Centre and Transition House, that we are supporting this Advent season.  Envelopes on the tree provide an opportunity to support a First Nations Youth Program coordinated by Presbyterian educator, Vera Blake or Catherine Wilson’s work with Engineering Ministries International.  Please return gifts to the church by December 17th. 

2018 Offering Envelopes are ready to be picked up at the back of the sanctuary today.  If you are not on our list and you would like to receive offering envelopes, please contact the church office. 

Jr/Sr High School – End of year Christmas Party on Sunday, Dec 17 from 6:00 to 9:00. Food and festive fun, please let Jordan know if you are planning to come.  

Cookie Dough – Chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, ginger and shortbread at $10 a tub, an easy way to finish Christmas baking. The sale is a fund raiser for the Mission Committee. 

Noon Hour Organ Recital – Dec 13; 12:10pm – 12:50pm at St. Paul’s United Church.  Music to celebrate the Advent season. 

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Dec 15 at 7pm at St. Paul’s United Church. Story and musical offerings.  Free will offering for CBC’s Feed a Family. 

Advent / Christmas Worship Services:

  • Dec 10 –  Youth participate in worship and pot luck lunch (Marg Leonard)
  • Dec 17 –  Special Choral presentation in worship (Rev. Dr. Basil Lowery)
  • Dec 24 –  11:00 am Advent IV (Love) worship (Andrew Speight)
  • Dec 24 –   5:00 pm Family Christmas Eve Service (Jordan Schriver)
  • Dec 24 –   7:00 pm Candles & Communion Service (Rev. Wendy MacWilliams)

Cancellation Policy – Should it be necessary to cancel or postpone the service due to a storm, the decision will be made no later than 9:30am.  Cancellations will be posted on the main page of the Church website, on the CBC New Brunswick Storm Centre page and if possible, though email, the news blog, Twitter feed, and recorded on our telephone answering machine.