12/4/2011 Announcements

12/4/2011 Announcements 
  1. The 12th annual Christmas Caroling and Supper is planned for today at 4:00 pm.  Everyone is invited. Each caroling group and where they are singing are posted on the board in the north hall.  Everyone will be singing inside for the most part.
  1. World Relief Sewing will be Dec. 6th, 9:00 -3:00.  Lunch is provided.
  1. Next Wednesday evening, the following events are scheduled:
  2. The annual business meeting
  3. The Scripture Memory Christmas Party is at the Nursing Home.  Parents, please have your child in the Nursing Home lobby at 6:45 to find your resident and give them their gift.  You can pick up your child in the multi-purpose room after church.
  4. ACTIVE will go Christmas shopping for the Heart House.  Please meet at the Catholic Church parking lot at 6:30.  Students should bring their own money.  The boys will be dropped off at church after the trip.
  1. The high school students will meet at 7:00 p.m. at Dave and Stacy Leman’s house.
  1. The Bloodmobile will be in Roanoke on Thursday, December 8th from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Roanoke American Legion.  Bood donations are greatly appreciated.
  1. 2012 Sign up sheets are located on the bulletin board for the following:  
  2. Birthday cakes for the Nursing Home residents -  You do not have to be a professional cake decorator to do these cakes.  Please consider this volunteer opportunity to serve our residents at the Nursing Home.
  1. Church Phone Directory - If you have not done so already, please submit updates by placing a change request card in the box near the bulletin board in the North hall or by sending an email to rac_directory@frontier.com
  1. Church Dinner List - Please contact Bro. Brent or Sis. Marge Hodel if you would like your name added or taken off.  You can also delete or add your name on the bulletin board in the West Hall.
  2. Church Rotating Potluck -  If you participated this year, you will be automatically included for next year.  If you have any additions or deletions, please note them on the sheet posted on the bulletin board in the north hallway.  All are welcome to participate.
  1. There is still room available for 13 couples for the marriage seminar that will be held in January. Don't forget RSVPs are due Dec 15th
  1. The Sunday School Christmas program will be Sunday the 18th.
  1. World Relief has two winter work projects beginning in January.  They are located in Cullman, Alabama (south of Athens) and Bastrop, Texas.  Additional information is available on the bulletin board or on the World Relief website.
  1. Since Christmas Day is on Sunday, we will not have a lunch hour.  After the first service, we will sing Christmas Carols for 15 minutes while the Sunday School children come upstairs and then have the second service.  We should be finished by 12:00.        
  1. Early next year, we would like to move forward in the selection an additional minister.  Prior to this, we want to seek the congregation’s support to determine if it is God’s will to proceed.  We would like you to fervently pray this week if we should begin this process and then next Sunday we will take a ballot to determine the level of support to move forward at this time.