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The Herald - December 13, 2017

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The Herald

L E T T E R

December 13, 2017

Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church, Mt. Zion, Illinois    (217) 864 -2528

   www.mtzpresbychurch.net

Women’s Breakfast meets December 16 at 9:00 am at New Moon Café, 3755 East William Street Road.

 

Choir Cantata is Sunday, December 17 at 10:00 am.

 

Celebrate Lucy Browning’s 90th Birthday at Coffee Fellowship on Sunday, December 17 at 11:00 am.

 

Book Club will not meet on Monday, December 18.  Read a Christmas Book of your choice and report on it in January.

 

                 Edna Circle meets on Tuesday, December 19

                 at 11:00 am at the Wildflour Artisan Bakery

                 for the December meeting and lunch.  Please

                 RSVP to the church office by December 15.

 

There will be no Game Night on Thursday, December 21.  Next one is Friday, January 5.

 

There will be no Coffee Hour on Christmas Eve Day.  Coffee Hour will follow Worship on December 31.

 

The Christmas Joy Offering will be collected at our Christmas Eve Services.  These gifts provide assistance to church workers through Board of Pensions programs and fund education at Presbyterian schools and colleges.

 

Please return your 2018 pledge card.

 

2018 Offering Envelopes are available

in the transept room.  Please take your

envelopes home to save the Church

the expense of mailing them.

                                   

Financial Peace University will start another class on February 25.  Stay tuned for more details.

 

PRAYER CONCERNS OF THE CHURCH:

Please pray for:Mary Gilman, Larry Schmidt, Mike Nickell, Debbie Nickell (Mike Nickell’s sister) Erica Lyons (Sharon Maddox’s great-niece), Beverly Gant, Milly Kruse, Mike Cole (Sonia Wenndt’s brother-in-law), Connie Jenkins, Ginny Gosnell, Tom Moore, Ed Kater, Willie Butler (Vicki Hare’s dad), Beverly Gant, Nan Fuess, Andrew Ross, Marianne Milnor, Tom Howlett, Estaleen Earthal, Paul Mattox, Ronda White, Marilyn Gardiner, Norma Miller, Joyce and Randy Williams, Steve Hubner.

At Nursing/Retirement Homes:  Donna Manuell, Mary Gilman, Cecil Barr, Bill Bishop, Alice Barr, Chad Hale, Olga Nenortas, Wilma Myers, Charline Ellis, Joanne Freeland, Barb Nelson, Erma Sutton, Joann Williams.                                       

Military Personnel:  Kim Townsend, Aaron M. Taylor, Navy; Ilene Henderson, Devin Hale, Jacob Bradshaw, Army; Zach King, Devon Butler, Logan Seevers, Lee Nenortas, Air Force; MacKenzie Gould, ROTC National Guard.

 

     Thank you for your prayers for me through my toe surgeries.  And thanks to the ladies for the delicious meals delivered.  We are so blessed to be part of a caring church family.         Mary Lee and Don Graham

 

CHRISTMAS EVE & NEW YEAR’S EVE WORSHIP

 

CHRISTMAS EVE MORNING

Sunday, December 24, 9:00 am ONLY

 

CHRISTMAS EVE

Candlelight Communion Services

Sunday, December 24, 7:00 pm & 11:00 pm

 

NEW YEAR’S EVE

Sunday, December 31, 8:00 am & 10:00 am

 

WEEKLY CALENDAR

Sunday, Dec. 17  3rd Sunday of Advent/Annex rented.              

Worship Services............................. 8:00 & 10:00 am

Coffee Fellowship......................................... 8:30 am

Sunday School Advent Study........................ 9:00 am

Choir Cantata............................................... 10:00 am

Lucy Browning’s 90th Birthday.................... 11:00 am

Tuesday, December 19

Milligan Academy Breakfast......................................

Edna Circle/Wildflour................................... 11:00 am

AA................................................................. 7:00 pm

Wednesday, December 20

Choir Christmas Party.................................... 6:00 pm

Thursday, December 21

AA/Al-Anon.................................................. 8:00 pm

Friday, December 22         Church Offices closed.

Good Samaritan Inn....................................... 9:00 am

Sunday, December 24   Christmas Eve/Annex rented.

Communion Worship Service................ 9:00 am only

Communion Candlelight Services.... 7:00 & 11:00 pm

Monday, December 25           Christmas Day

Church Offices closed./Annex rented.

Tuesday, December 26     Church Offices closed.

AA................................................................. 7:00 pm

Thursday, December 28

AA/Al-Anon.................................................. 8:00 pm

Friday, December 29        Church Offices closed.

Sunday, December 31            New Year’s Eve

Worship Services............................. 8:00 & 10:00 am

Coffee Fellowship........................... 8:30 & 11:00 am

Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 New Year’s Day/Offices closed.

Tuesday, January 2

AA................................................................. 7:00 pm

Thursday, January 4

Prayer Shawl.................................................. 1:00 pm

Baton Twirling............................................... 2:30 pm

Deacons’/Session Meeting   ?

AA/Al-Anon.................................................. 8:00 pm

Friday, January 5

Game Night................................................... 7:00 pm

Saturday, January 6          Epiphany of the Lord

Men’s Breakfast............................................. 8:00 am

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

Last week’s giving………...…..$4,656.00

Giving for December 3………..$7,814.00

November giving……….….....$20,119.00

2018 Per Capita is $40.00

 

The next Herald will be published January 3, 2018.