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Announcements for November 19, 2017

Join us today for our annual Thanksgiving luncheon.

The Church Office will be closed Wednesday through Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Wednesday evening activities for November 22nd are cancelled.  Activities will resume the following Wednesday

We are decorating the church with poinsettias.  If you would like to purchase one ($13 each) in memory or honor of a loved one, please fill out the envelope in the pew rack and place it in the offering plate.  An insert will be placed in the bulletin with the names.  Deadline is Sunday, November 26th.

Ladies, mark your calendar for our Christmas Luncheon, Saturday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m.  We will fellowship at the restaurant Phoenicia in Ocean Springs.  RSVP to the church office.

We will collect nonperishable items for the Gulf Coast Rescue Mission for the holidays.  A box has been placed by the church office for these items.  Deadline Sunday, December 17th.

Upcoming Events:
  • Saturday, December 16th — Duo Miric's (Darka Kooienga & Tanja Miric) Recital, 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 17th — Christmas Music Festival performed by the choir, 5:30 p.m. (Please bring a snack food for the reception afterwards).
  • Sunday, December 24th — Christmas Eve Service, 5:00 p.m.
General Fund Offering (need $3,766/week for budget)
Week       November 5       November 12
GF Offering       $5,429.00       $5,922.00
Total YTD       $161,119.85       $167,041.85
Total Budgeted YTD       $174,425.00       $178,191.00
Difference YTD       -$13,305.15       -$11,149.15

October 2017 Finances
Beginning of Month           Income           Expenses           End of Month
$3,133.12           $17,152.22           $16,228.45           $4,056.89

Please Pray each day this week for our missionary Jody Collinge (Global CHE Network – Zihuatanejo, Mexico).

Birthdays for November (that we have on file):

Susanne Hayes 5th
Don Morton 5th
Harrison Horn 11th
Vielsa Harding 13th
Kathy VanderKooy 21st
Fran Bagby 25th
Winston Horn 28th

Schedule of Events:

Sunday at 8:30 a.m. Choir Practice
Sunday at 9:45 a.m. Sunday School (all ages – nursery provided)
Sunday at 10:55 a.m. Worship Service
Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Prayer Service
First Sunday The Lord's Supper
Second Sunday after morning worship Potluck lunch
Monday at 7:00 p.m. Men's Bible Study
First Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. WIC Circle I
Wednesday from 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Supper in the Fellowship Hall
Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Children's Program (Kid's Quest)
Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. FPC School of Theology
Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Women's Bible Study
Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Youth Music Group
Third Wednesday at 4:45 p.m. WIC Council Meeting