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The Vine Prayer Conference Call every Tuesday from 8-9 pm
(The Vine prayer requests will be prayed for on this call. Stay on as long as you can, or jump on when you can). Dial 305-848-8888 at 8 p.m. Conference room number is 716-681-4461. Note: this is not a toll-free number. If you don’t have unlimited long distance, look into Skype or a similar service. For Information Contact: Linda Bauer with questions 681-4461.
Middle School/Grades 6-8 @ 6-7:30pm in Baldwin Hall
High School/Grades 9-12 @ 6-7:30pm in Baldwin Hall
If you are in Grades 6 – 12 or know of a student, we invite all to join the fun. It is an experience filled with relevant teachings, small groups, and interaction designed just for them.
Encounter Prayer Service
Each Tuesday night, from 7-9pm we gather together in the sanctuary for prayer and worship, seeking to encounter God on a personal basis. Bring your Bible and journal. You can join us in song, study of Scripture, or take quiet time to pray. Come and go when you need to.
Snowflake Christmas Teddy Bears
Ladies, join us for a Christmas tea at Eastern Hills Wesleyan on Thursday, December 12th at 6:30pm. Jan Edgerton, Pastor Tammy’s mom, will be the speaker. Cost is $3 at the door. Please sign-up at the Events Table if you are interested so we can reserve a table a table together. Please mark on the sign-up sheet if you would like to carpool or see Pastor Tammy.
His Story Celebration
Save the date for Sunday, December 15th at 7pm for a special night of chorus, duets, instrumentals, drama and other Christmas Specials.
Growth Group Leaders
Growth groups will begin a new trimester in February, but we are getting the groups together now. Have you ever thought about being a growth group leader? Have you lead a growth group in the past and would like to lead one in the winter trimester? If so, Pastor Tammy would love to talk to you and see if this is a place you could use your gifts to minister. Circle GG LEADER on your connection card and she will be in touch with you.
Are you wondering what your next best step is at The Vine? Are you interested in a small group? Membership? Baby dedication? Getting involved in a ministry? Have questions about women’s or men’s min- istries? One of our Ministry Leaders will be happy to answer your questions after service today. Just meet him or her in the Connection Cafe area.
REFRESHED Ladies Night Out Christmas Tea and Cookie Exchange
Thursday, December 19, 7:00 PM, Baldwin Hall
Come out and relax from all the Christmas stress. The ladies will be “dressing” their own table. See the events table to sign up for this event and for the instructions on decorating your tables. If you would like to participate in the cookie exchange, please bring 3 dozen cookies. We will be collecting winter gloves, hats and scarves for the Tri-Community Food Pantry. Any questions, see Ginny Priola, Diane Emser or Donna Debo or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christmas Eve at The Vine 4pm and 6pm
We have very special services coming together for Christmas Eve. Our theme this year is: “When You Follow A Star and Find a Stable.” We are going to have many beautiful aspects to the service and want to encourage you to invite family, friends and neighbors. We will conclude the service with a wonderful candlelight rendition of Silent Night. We hope you will plan to join us at one of these great opportunities to Celebrate the Newborn King!
Youth Overnight Lock-In
December 27th-28th 7pm to 7am
6th Grade through 12th Grade students, come join us for a fun evening with fun, food, games and staying up all night. Sign-up at the Events Table to join in on the fun. We hope to see you there.
Fusion Super Saturday
The Ministry Center Saturday, January 11th from 8am-12pm
Get the 411 on the Vine and meet others who are new as well. Fusion is a series of seminars at the Vine that help people connect. Vine 101 covers the history of the Wesleyan Church and the Vine Wesleyan in particular. In Vine 201 we will look at how God has uniquely wired each of us for ministry. Vine 301 looks at the Christian journey of grace and what it is to be Spirit filled and in Vine 401 we will look at reasons why we don’t share our faith and how to overcome our fears. Please circle FUSION on your connection card to confirm your attendance.
Tri-Community Food Pantry
Please bring any non-perishable item, including paper products, diapers, shampoo, or toiletry items to the barrel for the food pantry. The pantry, located across the street, serves the east side of Transit and south of Broadway. Many who come live within walking distance of our church. Thank you for your weekly support.
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, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, sheets, pillowcases, drapes and stuffed animals. Our church also receives money from clothes in our shed. Your donations are greatly appreciated.