The Herald - December 18, 2019

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The Herald

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December 18, 2019

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

www.mtzpresbychurch.net

 

Christmas Eve

Candlelight Communion Services

Tuesday, December 24 at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm

 

The Christmas Joy Offering is 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.

 

Singles’ Supper Circle meets on Sunday, December 29 at 11:00 am in the AnnexPlease bring finger foods and a drink.

 

2020 Offering Envelopes are available in the transept room. Please take your envelopes home to save the Church the expense of mailing them.

 

Book Club meets Monday, January 20 at 7:00 pm to discuss The Radium Girls by Kate Moore.

 

PRAYER CONCERNS OF THE CHURCH:

Please pray for: Ennie Hagen, Helen Jones, Wyatt Gould, Joyce Williams, Ron Belcher, Barb Wall, Doris Bingaman, Jeff Butler, Mary Lee and Don Graham, Bob Loudenback, Keith Flesner, Beverly Gant, Mary Ann Platt, Gladys Workman, Randy Williams.

At Nursing/Retirement Homes: Esther McEvoy, Pat Willis, Carol and Bill Moore, Helen Trolia, Joanne Freeland, Chad Hale, Joann Williams, Bill Bishop, Barb Nelson, Donna Manuell, Erma Sutton, Cecil Barr, Alice Barr, Wilma Myers, Marianne Milnor, Lucy Browning.

Military Personnel: Jacob Bradshaw, Army; Lee Nenortas, Devon Butler, Logan Seevers, Air Force; MacKenzie Gould, ROTC National Guard; MacKenzie Faith, ROTC Marines.

 

Thank you to our wonderful church family and friends, who came to help us celebrate our “special” event! We have been so “blessed”!

In Christ’s Love, George and Alice Bray

 

Congratulations to Stacey (Cory) and Mark Milnor upon the birth of their son, Mason Daniel Milnor, born December 16, 2019!

 

The next Herald will be published January 8, 2020.

 

WEEKLY CALENDAR

Sunday, Dec. 22 4th Sunday of Advent/Annex rented

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

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

Adult Sunday School .................................... 9:00 am

Tues., Dec. 24 Christmas Eve/Offices closed/Annex rented

Communion Candlelight Services...... 4:00 & 7:00 pm

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

Wed., Dec. 25 Christmas Day/Offices closed/Annex rented

Thursday, December 26 Church Offices closed

AA................................................................. 8:00 pm

Friday, December 27

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

Sunday, December 29 2¢ Hunger Fund collected

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

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

Singles’ Supper Circle/Annex....................... 11:00 am

Tues., December 31 New Year’s Eve/Offices closed

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

Wed., January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day/Offices closed

Thursday, January 2

Deacons’ Meeting.......................................... 7:00 pm

AA................................................................. 8:00 pm

Friday, January 3

Game Night/Fellowship Hall.......................... 7:00 pm

Saturday, January 4

Men’s Breakfast/Fellowship Hall................... 8:00 am

Sunday, January 5

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

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

Unhanging of the Greens............................. 11:00 am

Monday, January 6 Epiphany of the Lord

Tuesday, January 7

Spirituality Team........................................... 1:15 pm

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

Wednesday, January 8 No LOGOS or Sr. Highs

Care Team Meeting...................................... 10:00 am

Thursday, January 9

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

AA................................................................. 8:00 pm

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

Last week’s giving.....................$5,223.00

Giving for December 8..............$4,644.00

November giving…….....…....$21,675.00

2020 Per Capita is $42.00