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Advent and Christmas Sermon Series: Messiah
During Advent Season we will worship through a sermon series based upon the texts that inspired Handel's choral masterpiece – Messiah. Each week we will listen to a selection from Messiah as part of our worship service. We look forward to this season of worship with you!
November 27: Comfort Ye My People ~ Isaiah 40:1-5
December 4: And He Shall Purify ~ Malachi 3:1-3
December 11: Once Upon A Night Christmas Choir Cantata
December 18: O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion ~ Isaiah 40:9, 60:1
December 24 @ 6:00 p.m.: For Unto Us a Child Is Born ~ Isaiah 9:6, Luke 2: 8-14
December 25 @ 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.: Glory to God ~ Luke 2:8-14
Santa's Workshop: December 14, 6:00 p.m.
Come join Willa Kids for an evening of crafts, decorating cookies, fellowship, and meet Santa! There is a supply board in the family room. We hope to see you there. This is the last Willa Kids event of 2016.
Gravity Youth Christmas Party: December 18
Gravity Youth will have their Christmas party in the fellowship hall at 4:00 p.m. on December 18th. Before the meeting will be a youth/parent meeting. We will be playing a white elephant gift exchange, so please bring a gift of no more than $10 per person.
Save the Date: Service of the Longest Night
We will gather for our Service of the Longest Night Healing Service on Wednesday, December 21 at 7:00 p.m. The holidays are not joyful for all people; they can be a time of great sadness and pain. Join us on the longest night of the year for prayers for healing, anointing oil and Holy Communion.
New Bible Study Beginning November 9th
A new Bible Study is being offered called “In the Dust of the Rabbi” by Ray Vander Laan. Pastor Kate and Carol Ousnamer will be leading this 5-week Bible Study. The Study will begin November 9th and end December 14, taking the week off for Thanksgiving. We will meet in Room 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The study will have a DVD lesson where the author will give a faith lesson from the Holy Land with a discussion following. A Workbook will be made available for $8.50. Sign-ups will begin Sunday before Worship.
Gravity Youth and Willa Kids Need your Help
We are seeking adults to serve as shepherds and helpers for our children's and youth ministries on Wednesday evenings between 5:45 and 7:45 p.m. Adults will offer supervision, help transition our children and youth between activities, and ensure that we uphold our child/youth protection policy.
Please visit the Information Table in the Narthex.
TUMC Library is now Available to Use
The TUMC library is now available to use in Room 12 during office hours. You can search materials by looking up the category, book title, or author’s name. Please contact Samantha Aupperlee if you have any questions or if you need to access the library after office hours.
The Bells are Ringing!
If you are interested in participating in the Handbell Choir Program, or if you would like more information, please email Tim Rounsaville at email@example.com. They regularly meet at 2:00 p.m. Sundays in the Sanctuary.
Bethel Yoga Classes
Pastor Sarah continues her free all-levels yoga classes meeting Sundays 3:00 – 4:15 p.m. and Tuesdays 6:00 – 7:15 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Please bring a yoga mat, towel, notebook, pen, and water bottle to class.