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HELP WANTED: LIGHTING OF THE ADVENT CANDLES
Would you like to help? If so, please contact Zach Rankin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
PLEASE HELP US DECK THE HALLS FOR ADVENT THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1
Please join us on Saturday, December 1, at 10 a.m., when we decorate MBC for Advent and the Christmas season! We need extra hands. Donuts and coffee will be provided! We would really appreciate a lot of help! See Marcia Endicott.
SPECIAL CALLED BUSINESS MEETING – DECEMBER 2
On December 2, there will be a special called business meeting in both services, for the sole purpose of receiving nominations for ONE deacon, due to the resignation of Bill McGregor as a deacon. This will be to fill the remaining two-year commitment. The vote for this deacon will be on Dec. 16, in another special called business meeting at the combined service. Please do not nominate the following who are either presently serving or who will be rotating off: Derek Ball, Iraline Craig, Kenny Tackett, Ron Wyatt, David Hird, Rachael Jackson, Liles Taylor, Mike Webster, Allen Dobson, Kaye Hall and Paul Simmons.
1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT – THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2
The Annual MBC Children’s Christmas party will be held on December 2nd, from noon until 5:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. See Andrea for more information or on ways you can help! Please plan to attend our annual Hanging of the Green service at 5:00 p.m. This is a meaningful service for all as we begin our Advent season. It is highlighted by the retelling of the Christmas story by our Children.
DINING OUT FELLOWSHIP IN MIDWAY – NEXT TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4
EVERYONE is invited to meet at Mezzo Italian Café in Midway for a Christmas Dining Out Fellowship on Tuesday, December 4, at 6:00 p.m.. The MBC WMU is hosting this event. Please RSVP to Iraline Craig at 859-509-7589.
YOUTH CHRISTMAS PARTY- DECEMBER 5 – 6:00-8:00 PM
The Call Family will host our Christmas party on Wednesday, December 5 from 6-8pm. There will be food and dessert. Bring a “white elephant gift” that is less than $10. Please check the Youth Facebook and emails for more information.
MBC CHRISTMAS DINNER – DECEMBER 9 – 6:00 PM
Our annual MBC Christmas dinner is on Sunday, December 9th, at 6:00 p.m. Please make plans to bring salads, vegetables, or desserts and attend this special annual event. Meat/Drinks will be provided by the church. On that Sunday night, please drop off your food in the Ministry Center, and then go to the sanctuary where we will be singing carols. When everyone has arrived and eating arrangements are ready, we will pray and dismiss to the Ministry Center for dinner.
COMBINED WORSHIP & CHRISTMAS APPETIZER FELLOWSHIP – DECEMBER 16 – 10:45 AM
Including Special Music from our MBC Choir (Cantata) & our Annual Christmas for Christ Offering. Each year at Midway Baptist we have an extra opportunity to stop and reflect on what we can do to continue the ministries of our church through the “Christmas for Christ Offering.” CAROLING AROUND MIDWAY – 12:45 PM. Our caroling activity is a church wide event.
SHARE THE JOY
Gift item tags are now on the bulletin board just outside the sanctuary. See picture below. Just pull a tag/tags, write your name by the tag number on the sheet provided, shop for your child and then wrap the package, attach the tag, and bring to the church by Wednesday, December 19, in time for Share the Joy. For more info, to adopt an entire family or to help with distribution, contact Melinda Caldwell, Paula Tackett, Marydyth Costigan. We want to thank each of these ladies for their leadership in this ministry. You may also contact Mary in the office. (Set-up will be Friday, December 21 at 5pm, Distribution will be Saturday, December 22 at 9am)