News & Notes – December 18

Categories: Church

  • Children’s Christmas Service is today at 3:00 PM. Following the service there will be a fellowship gathering with cookies being served.
  • Bible Class: Please note there will be no Sunday morning Bible class or Sunday School on December 25 and January 1. Classes will resume Sunday, January 8. Midweek Bible Class and Catechism will resume January 4.
  • 2017 Offering Envelopes: Your 2017 offering envelopes have been placed in your church mailbox. Please do not use these envelopes until 2017. Your assigned number could be different from your 2016 envelopes.
  • Pregnancy Care Center Giving Tree: In the hallway is a special Christmas tree. The tree is decorated with star shaped ornaments with gift suggestions for helping out the families served by our Pregnancy Care Centers. Choose whichever ornament you like, purchase the item and place in the collection box in the church office. Gift cards or checks can be given to the church secretary. The volunteers at the PCC will combine your gifts of love with God’s Word to help meet both the physical and spiritual needs of the families who come to the Centers for help. Have a blessed Christmas!
  • Special Offerings: In keeping with the congregation’s custom to use special offerings to support the Lord’s work outside of Good Shepherd, the Voters made the following special service offering (special envelopes and loose offering) designations: Children’s Service and Christmas Eve: Good Shepherd Scholarship Fund; Christmas Day: MLS; New Year’s Eve: Christian Life Resources of Saginaw Valley; Epiphany Service: Standish.
  • Photography: We kindly ask that the congregation refrian from flash photography during the service this afternoon.

CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Sunday, December 18           3:00 PM          Children’s Christmas Service

Saturday, December 24        6:30 PM          Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship

Sunday, December 25           9:00 AM         Christmas Day Festival Worship

Saturday, December 31         6:30 PM         New Year’s Eve Worship

Sunday, January 1                  9:00 AM        New Year’s Day Worship

Thursday, January 5             6:30 PM          Epiphany Evening Service

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