Weekly Wink 12.20.23

Weekly Wink 12.20.23

Wednesday, December 20: 5-6 pm Be In The Light Meal will be served in Fellowship Hall. Sign up online or at the Welcome Center by noon on the Monday before the meal. Upcoming meals feature:

  • 12/20: Vegetable Beef Soup, Grilled Cheese, Salad Bar, & Assorted Desserts
  • 12/27: No Meal- Happy New Year!

Activities Tonight:

  • NO Kidz Choir tonight On break until January 10, 2024. Then we will meet in the choir room from 6-6:30 pm.
  • Pioneer Clubs Meets from 6:30-8pm in the chapel. Christmas Party!
  • NO Adult Choir tonight Meets in the Choir Room at 8:30 pm on Christmas Eve. No practice 12.27.23 or 1.3.24. We sing again on 1.7.24 at the 8 am service. Next practice is Jan. 10, 2024 at 6:45 pm.

Wednesday Advent Services: 6:45 pm in Gravel Hill Sanctuary (Nov. 29, Dec. 6, Dec. 13, & Dec. 20) An Advent Bible Study with Pastor Zim. “Behold…The Light of Advent,” A worshipful study of Sunday Advent readings.

See the Christmas Celebrations for 2023 here including the Musical info, Christmas Eve, & New Year’s Eve worship options.

Sunday, December 24:

Morning Sermon Title: “Joy Is at the Heart of Christmas”- Pastor Shawn   Scripture: Luke 2:10-11 & Philippians 4:4   Advent Series: Behold

Evening (7 & 9 pm) Sermon Title: “Go Tell It”- Pastor Zim   Scripture: Luke 2:1-14,15-20   Advent Series: Behold

  • NO Sunday School this week 9:10 AM for children (Pre-K thru 1st grade & 2nd-5th grade) and youth (6th-12th grade) and adults (out of high school).

Sunday Worship at 8:00 AM, 9:15 AM, & 10:30 AM for this week. Online worship available under our Sunday Sermons. Sunday bulletin and sermon via email – sign up here.

Church offices will be closed from December 25 – January 1.

Friday, January 5: 5-7 pm WAF Night We Are Family night returns with a shared meal of Soups & Desserts. Please bring a dish to share as well as paper products & drinks for your family. The activity: Dodgeball!

Saturday, January 6: 9 am Help Remove Church Christmas Decorations Sign up at the Welcome Center.

Wednesday, January 10: 6:30-8 pm Youth Group meets in room 201.

Wednesday, January 10: 6:30-8 pm Adelphos, Men’s group, meets in the balcony. Using the book: Stepping Up, A Call to Courageous Manhood. Sign up at the Gravel Hill Welcome Center. A group order for books will be placed through the office.

Thursday, January 11: 6-7:30 pm Bloom In Faith meets in the library. Using the book: The 5-Minute Bible Study Journal for Women: Mornings in God’s Word. You can purchase a copy here: https://a.co/d/1XKYCrZ

Friday, January 19: 7 am Men’s Morning Out departs from the church parking lot for Shady Maple. Sign up in the Welcome Center.

12.20.23 Current Missions:

Tithing at Gravel Hill (Learn more about online giving here.) Say thank you for the blessings you have so the Gravel Hill body can continue to support you and our missions.

Volunteers Needed. Gravel Hill Children Sunday School needs rotating and substitute teachers. The planning is done. We need you to help execute the planning. There are two groups where help is needed: HS & MS class (in room 201) and the elementary class (Fellowship Hall with ages 4 years old through 5th grade). Please contact Ashley in the office to help.

Redner’s 1% Save-A-Tape Program Bring in your receipts from Redner’s and the church will receive support from your shopping.

“Quarters for a Cause” container collecting contributions to support the Caring Cupboard.

Gravel Hill Prayers In this Facebook group, we invite you to both share prayer concerns/joys needing prayer support and offer prayer support for other’s requests within the group. If you have questions or need an invite to the group, please email Katie.

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