Announcements December 23, 2018

Thank you to this week’s volunteers (December 23):

Offering Receivers: Sheila & Greg Black, Lucille & Don McCrea
Counters: Carol Ottens, Margo & Larry Shepherd, Brian Barnes
Scripture Reader: Dallas Davis
Greeters: Lucille & Don McCrea
Coffee Hour: Al & Jean Boudreau
Nursery: Carol McEachen, Sheena Page
Church School: Terri Astle, Candace & Jordan Schriver

Thank you to next week’s volunteers (December 30):

Offering Receivers: Al & Arlene MacDonald, Wanda Klingbell,                                                           Victoria MacLeod
Counters: Carol Ottens, Wanda Klingbell, Greg & Sheila Black
Scripture Reader: Drew Speight
Greeters: Al & Arlene MacDonald
Coffee Hour: Carol & Murry McEachen
Nursery: Rebecca Jonah, Mary Hossack
Church School: Supervision in nursery

Thank you to volunteers (January 6):

Offering Receivers: Lucille & Don McCrea, Wanda Klingbell,                                                                Rose Johnston
Counters: Rose Carolyn Smith, Vickie MacLeod, Wanda Klingbell
Scripture Reader: Dallas Davis
Greeters: Lucille & Don McCrea
Coffee Hour: Jeanne Kaye & Dick Speight
Nursery: Colleen & Tony Watson
Church School: Sonya Burrill, Tamela Collrin,                                                                                        Candace & Jordan Schriver

Thank you to all volunteers in 2018. The 2019 Volunteer Roster will be distributed in January.

Tonight – “A Light When All Others Seem Dark” offers that opportunity to catch your breath, cast off your burdens, and allow the tranquility and calm of God’s love, peace, joy, and hope wash over you. This Candlelight service offers quiet music, thoughtful reflections, and a chance to light your own candle. Everyone is encouraged to come, rest, renew and relax for a time. Thursday, December 20th @ 7:00pm @ Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church. What is your reason for needing A Light When All Others Seem Dark?

A sincere thank you from the Mission Development and Social Action Committee to all who so generously brought gifts and vouchers for the two families supported through our angel tree and to Kathie and the junior choir for the children’s stocking stuffing with their gifts.  All have been delivered and the families are most thankful.

Christmas Services at Saint Andrew’s:
Dec 20 – 7:00 pm Candlelight Service:                                                                                                             A Light When All Others Seem Dark
Dec 24 – 5:00 pm Family Christmas Eve Service
Dec 24 – 7:00 pm Candlelight & Communion Service
Dec 25 – 10 am Song & Praise Celebration

2019 Offering Envelopes – are at the back of the sanctuary. If you are not on our list and would like to receive offering envelopes, please contact the church office.

2018 Contributions – Donations to be included in the income tax receipt for 2018 must be received no later than December 31st or postmarked by that date. All donations in the offering plates on January 6, 2019 will be recorded in 2019.

Cookie Dough – Christmas baking made easy! There are 2 oatmeal raisin, 9 chocolate chip and 6 shortbread tubs left. Pick up a tub today for only $10/tub. All proceeds go toward helping those in need of food and clothing.

A Service of Comfort and Hope – Friday, December 21 at 7 p.m. at St. James Presbyterian Church.

The church office will be closed Dec 24th – Jan 2st.

Merry Christmas!

Minster’s Moving Fund

As of December 16, the moving fund has $6,170 out of an planned $8000. As shown on the map, our virtual moving van has reached Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac (Cabano), QC (a distance of 1234 km out of 1600).