Announcements and Stuff

All Saints Day
Next Sunday, November 4th we will be honoring All Saints Day. If you have someone you would like recognized by naming and the lighting of a candle, please give their name to Konnie or Pastor Gary by November 1st.

Thinking about helping out as Liturgist?
Edie Bogart and Mechelle Schneider are going to hold a brief class after worship on November 4th in the sanctuary on how to be a liturgist. They will explain the nuances, have a hand out, and answer questions. Anyone interested in signing up as liturgist is welcome. Thanks!

Charge Conference
The Charge Conference for Claybanks UMC will be at CUMC on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:00 pm. (SPRC will be meeting at 6:15) The meeting will be held with the new District Superintendent, Rev. Dr. Margie Crawford to discuss the business of our church. There is much work to do and we need input on decisions that will be made during this important meeting. The more voices we can have in attendance the better the church will be represented as a whole. Please try to do everything possible to attend and be a part of the business aspect of our church and to welcome our new D.S.

Update on Deb
The last update on Deb was a positive one. Things are going well with her bone marrow transplant and she has been able keep her sense of humor. If you’d like to send her a card, she’s booked at the following address until November 3rd:
Deb Aebig’s address:
Residence Inn by Marriott
Debbie Aebig Room 303
201 E Walton Place
Chicago, IL 60611

Nursery Schedule
11/4 – Carol Adams
11/11 – Liz Grossman
11/18 – Kathy Ohman
11/25 – Joyce Twiss

Canvas and Giggles
The first Canvas and Giggles had a good turnout and the girls had a blast showing off their artistic talents (or the lack thereof.) Thank you to Diana Hicks, Edythe Bogart, and Reba Peterson for hosting the event.

Upcoming Mission Projects
Thanksgiving canned and boxed goods for the food pantry at Lebanon Lutheran Church now through Nov. 11th.Calendar for Worship and Adult Study
Fall 2018-Spring 2019
November 18 – December 9 Advent Study “Faithful-Christmas Through the Eyes Of Joseph”
Blue Christmas Thursday, December 20th at 7:00 pm
Christmas Eve Service Monday December 24 at 6:00 pm
Adult Bible Study January 13 – February 17 or 24 (Scripture yet to be determined)
Ash Wednesday Service March 6
Lenten Study March 3 (four to five sessions) ending on April 14 (Series possibilities: Living as United Methodist Christians, The Way, or Our Faith Promise)
Palm Sunday April 14 – “The Cultural World of The Prophets”
Holy Thursday April 18 – Combined service with Montague UMC
Good Friday April 19 – Service Remembrance, “At Noon on Friday”
Easter Sunday April 21
May 5 – June 2 or 9 Spring Bible Study (Scripture yet to be determined)
December 9th – Caroling and cookies at the nursing home in Whitehall (More info to come)




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