Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Giving Tree 2014
Through December 14th we will be collecting for the Giving Tree. The funds raised will be used to help area families who are in need this holiday season. In previous years you have been very generous with your support and we hope that you will consider helping once again with this worthy cause.
Donations can be placed in the collection plate in an envelope designated for the Giving Tree or they can be given to
Jocelyn Barie. Please use one of the envelopes in your pew and write “Giving Tree” on the outside.
Thank you in advance for your help!!
The Mission Committee is collecting new mittens/gloves, scarves, hats, ear muffs, etc. They can be placed on the tree in the Fellowship Hall and they will be delivered to the Salvation Army, a local school, or another agency for distribution.
We have begun decorating our sanctuary for Advent and Christmas. As we have done for several years we will be ordering poinsettia plants. This year the cost will be $7.50 per plant.
Our Worship Committee will be arranging the plants and they will be on display in the sanctuary during the remainder of Advent. The plants may be taken home or given to a shut-in after the Christmas Eve service.
I/We wish to order ________ poinsettia plant(s) at a cost of $7.50 each.
In Memory of ______________________________________________________
In Honor of ______________________________________________________
Your name (as it should appear in the bulletin) ______________________________________________________
Are you leaving the plant to be given to a shut-in?
Total paid $_______________
Friday, December 12: Shepherd’s Game
Lots of fun for everyone, young and old! We will be having pizza at 6:30 PM with the game to follow. Refreshments and a time of fellowship after the game. You won’t want to miss this!
Sunday, December 21: Christmas Cantata
10:30 AM (During Worship service)
The choir will be performing “The Heart of Christmas”, directed by Mark Barie. This beautiful musical celebration of Christmas is an EBPC tradition!
Monday, December 22: Christmas Caroling
We will be meeting at the church at 5 PM and will then go caroling to shut-ins and church members. After caroling we will be having dinner together somewhere in Batavia.
Wednesday, December 24: Candlelight Christmas Eve Service
Our traditional service of scripture and carols is the perfect way to begin the holiday.
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