December 2016

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Streams of Freedom
  • Dance Team Rehearsal
2
  • Men's Prayer
3
4
  • Worship Service
  • Worship Service
  • Women's ministry Christmas tea
5
6
7
  • Worship Arts Rehearsal
8
  • Streams of Freedom
9
  • Men's Prayer
10
  • Men's Breakfast
  • LBA Christmas Dinner
11
  • Worship Service
  • Worship Service
12
  • Ministry Leadership Team Christmas Dinner (QR Due)
13
  • Prayer & Encounter
14
  • Staff Christmas Lunch
  • Worship Arts Rehearsal
15
16
  • Men's Prayer
17
  • Food Pantry Christmas Party
18
  • WA Christmas Program
  • Worship Service
  • Worship Service
  • Youth Leadership Meeting
19
20
  • Blue Christmas Service
21
  • WA Christmas Rehearsal
22
  • Christmas Eve WA Rehearsal
  • WA Christmas Eve Rehearsal
23
  • Men's Prayer
24
  • Christmas Eve Service
  • Christmas Eve Service
25
  • Worship Service
26
  • Office closed
27
  • Prayer & Encounter
28
  • Worship Arts Rehearsal
29
30
  • Men's Prayer
31
MEN’S BREAKFAST
Saturday, December 10, 8am in Baldwin Hall. Come and enjoy a wonderful breakfast and fellowship with other men of the Vine. Please sign-up at the Welcome Center or circle MEN’S BRKFST on your connection card on Sunday morning.
CHRISTMAS OUTREACH
If you picked up an angel tag to purchase a gift for a child, please return the wrapped gift with the angel tag attached to it to church and place it in the Christmas wrapped bin in the sanctuary near the refreshments by Sunday, December 11. If you have misplaced your angel and are not sure for whom and what to purchase, Ginny Priola has all the information on file and you can reach her at 684-9714. Thank you!
THIS CHRISTMAS AT THE VINE…
– Special Advent Services at 9&11am on Sundays, November 27 through December 18
– Special Christmas Celebration, Sunday, December 18, from 6:30 –8pm
– Blue Christmas Service, Tuesday, December 20 from 7-8pm in the sanctuary. *See below
– Christmas Eve Services at 2&4pm with childcare provided for Birth-5 years old
– Christmas Day Service at 10am. Children’s ministry will not be in session during this service so that families can worship together*A Blue Christmas service is a space created for people to grieve their losses while holding on to the reality that Jesus is the Light and Savior of the world. A Blue Christmas offers permission for people to stop and pay attention to their losses, while at the same time remember the power and goodness of God. We hope you can join us for this special time together.

LOST AND FOUND
Have you been looking for something lately? Chances are it could be in our lost and found. We have several items ranging from clothing to cookware to jewelry to a set of keys. Please check out the lost and found bin at the Welcome Center.
ST PAULY CLOTHING SHED
St. Pauly is an organization that collects used clothing and then distributes the Clothing, through other organizations, to needy people in this country and throughout the world. They accept all clothing, shoes, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed animals. Our church also receives money from clothes in our shed. Your donations are greatly appreciated.
MEAL MINISTRY
If you or someone you know is ill, has had surgery or a baby, please contact Juanita Harry at 668-2220 so that meals can be coordinated to help during these times.
TRI-COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY
Please bring any non-perishable items, including food, paper products, diapers, shampoo or toiletries to the receptacle marked Tri-Community Food Pantry located in the hall outside of the sanctuary on the elevator side. The pantry, is located on Terrace Blvd., east of Penora. Many who come to this pantry live within walking distance of our church. Thank you for your weekly support.