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Week of November 13

November Newsletter

Wonderful Wednesday this week:
Dinner Menu: Chicken Quesadilla Pie, mixed Salad, rolls & dessert  Prepared by: Saving Grace Circle
Programs:

  • Children
    • Program: 6:00-7:00
    • Supervised Play Time 7-7:30
  • Youth
    • Program 6:30-7:30
  • Adults
    • Prayer Group -6:00 meets in the Parlor
    • Companions In Christ- 6:00 meets in the Conference Room
    • Friend in Faith & Fitness (Exercise 6-6:40) Devotion following
    • Knitting Ministry- 6:30 meets in Men’s Classroom
    • Names for the Messiah, 6:30 meets in the Kitchen Classroom

Mid-Week Prayer Group: You are invited to join us this Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. in the Conference Room. We will meet each week to come together in prayer for individuals, our church, our community and our world. If you have questions, please contact Ann Cook.

Kindness Works Week is November 12-18. If you need a Kindness Works sign, you can pick one up at the church. 

Joy Circle will meet on Tuesday, November 14 at 1:00. Please note the change in date!! Hope to see everyone there. 

New Adult Bible Study; Names for the Messiah,  Wednesday nights, beginning November 8: What’s in a name? During Advent, we often hear repeated the words of Isaiah 9:6: “For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” These names may be so familiar that we say them without really pausing to ask: What do these names mean? That is the question we will explore together at our new adult Bible study, beginning November 8. Each week we’ll look at the historical, cultural, and biblical meanings of one of these four names. Join us as we discover more about our Savior so that, in celebrating his coming and looking forward to his coming again, we might more fully understand his name – and, therefore, more eagerly proclaim, “O, come, o come, Emmanuel!”

Local Missions/ Connecting Henry:  Some families in Henry County struggle to find the resources to bring Christmas cheer to their young children.  The Community Cares Toy Shop (sponsored by Connecting Henry) will be open on December 7th and 8th.  This is an opportunity for qualified residents of Henry County to experience Christmas shopping as a family.  Parents will be able to select toys and other items for their children, ages birth to 12 years old.  They will also go home with books (purchased through Scholastic) and gloves/scarves/hats donated by another local charitable organization. Here at MPC, we will collect toys, stocking stuffers, and Christmas gift wrap throughout the month of November.  Please select an “ornament” from the tree outside the Anchor and return your unwrapped purchases to the collection box.  If you wish to make a monetary donation (which will be used for the purchase of books and other items), please indicate “Community Cares Toy Shop” on the subject line of your check.We are also invited to volunteer at the Toy Shop on either December 7th or 8th.  This will no doubt bless anyone who participates.  If you wish to volunteer, please email Doris Griffin before November 17.