Member Meeting, Sunday, November 12
Sunday evening, November 12 at 5:00 PM in the Worship Center, our congregation will gather together for a Member Meeting. The 2018 church budget will be distributed at this meeting and we will discuss the search process that we are currently in for our next Minister of Music. If you are a member or associate member, make plans to be with us that evening.
Join us Tuesday, November 21, as we gather together as a church family to give thanks to God at this year’s Thanksgiving Dinner and Celebration. Dinner begins at 5:00 PM in Fellowship Hall – adults $12.00, kids 12 and under $6.00/Families of four or more $35.00.
Tickets and childcare reservations available at the Ticket Counter or online. Childcare for age 3 and under for the service ONLY. Childcare deadline is 11/7/17.
Terri Thomas, 790-0304
2018 Church Budget
At our November 12 Member Meeting, the 2018 Church Budget will be distributed. If you are unable to attend tonight, a copy of the proposed budget will be available at the Welcome Desks beginning tomorrow. We will be voting on the budget at our Member Meeting on Sunday, December 3. Two Budget Q&A’s will be offered for anyone who has questions or would like more information about the proposed budget:
- Next Sunday morning, November 19 at the front of the Worship Center immediately following the 11:00 service.
- Wednesday evening, November 29 at the front of the Fellowship Hall immediately following the Journey Together Christmas Bible Study.
There will not be a Q&A at the December 3 Member Meeting before we vote. Please pray for God’s guidance as we approach an exciting new year!
Christmas Concert 2017
Come celebrate our Savior, Jesus Christ at this free, general seating event. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8 and 9 at 7:00 PM, and again on Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3:00 PM in the Worship Center. Please bring a nonperishable food item for the McGregor Food Pantry and be a blessing to others. See you at the concert!
Terri Thomas, 790-0304
Holiday Shopping Extravaganza
Women’s Ministry invites you to our Holiday Shopping Extravaganza on Saturday, November 18 from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Enjoy a girl’s day out shopping for unique gifts from your favorite small businesses all in one place. Look for your favorite vendors, women selling decor, clothes, jewelry, baked goods and more. Hope to see you there!
Krisztina White, 689-2558
Invite your friends and bring the whole family to Fellowship Hall as the Children’s Choir tells children of all ages about the birth of Jesus on Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 PM. Come early to see the Preschool Choir Special at 6:00PM on Main Street. Afterward your Christmas experience continues with refreshments, music of the season, crafts, photo ops, and amazing decorations around campus. A great way to begin the Christmas season!
Candi Girtman, 689-2603
Eager To Teach About Jesus?
The Preschool Ministry has a class of 3-year-olds and a class of kindergartners on Sunday mornings during the 11:00 hour excited to discover that God made them, God loves them, and Jesus wants to be their Friend forever through music, Bible lessons, and play. Won’t you consider coming alongside these children to build a strong spiritual foundation by becoming their teacher?
Candace Furiosi, 689-2603
Free Family Movie Night
Join us for a FREE movie on the lawn following the Member Meeting on Sunday, November 12. We will be showing the “Lego Batman Movie” on the Soccer Field outside of the Hope Building. We will begin as soon as the Member Meeting is over. Popcorn will be made available for purchase (Cash only). Don’t miss out on a great time of fellowship with the whole family! Bring your blankets or chairs.
Kasey Deschaine, 689-2551
Give A Gift…
of a Children’s Ministry Camp Scholarship. For $317.00 you can have the privilege of sponsoring a child who otherwise would not have the opportunity to make new friends, explore a new place, and encounter God in a new way. These are moments that will impact kids’ faith forever!
Hilarie Tancredi, 689-2589
Celebrate With Us: Operation Christmas Child
The item of the month for November is the $9.00 Shipping Donation for each box that we pack on Family Serve Day. Our goal is $4,500. You can place this in the offering plate with a special notation of OCC in the memo.
Team McGregor, 790-0330
If you have a loved one who was a member or regular attender of McGregor who has passed away in the last year, please let us know. On Sunday, December 31, we will celebrate the homegoing of our church family in 2017. Please submit those names to Tammy Goodwin by noon on Friday, December 15.
Tammy Goodwin, 689-2555
Sports Ministry Golf Tournament
Registration for the 7th Annual Sports Ministry’s Golf tournament is now open. The tournament will be held at Verandah Club on December 2. You can register your team online at mcgregor.net/events or at the Ticket Counter on campus.
Sports Ministry, 790-0339
Wednesday Night Dinner Menu
Journey Dinner, FH, 4:30 – 6:00 PM, $8.50; Chicken Cordon Bleu, Chili Dogs & Fish (includes: salad bar, dessert & drinks)