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SHARE THE JOY – SINCE 1984
You can bless a family in need through Share the Joy. We will provide requested gifts, such as toys, clothes and other items for children who attend Northside Elementary and food for their families. Gift item tags will be posted on the bulletin board just outside the sanctuary. 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 in time for Share the Joy distribution by Thursday, December 20. For more information, please contact Melinda Caldwell or call Mary in the church office for details. (Set-up will be Friday, December 21 at 5pm, Distribution will be Saturday, December 22 at 9am)
DECK THE HALLS – DECEMBER 1
It’s time “Deck the Halls” in preparation for the Advent season by hanging wreaths, putting up the Christmas trees and preparing our church campus for the Christmas season. We will begin at 10am on Saturday, December 1. Coffee and doughnuts will be provided! See Marcia Endicott for more information.
THE MBC CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY – 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!
THE HANGING OF THE GREEN SERVICE – DECEMBER 2
On December 2nd we will hold 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 the MBC Children.
MBC CHRISTMAS DINNER – DECEMBER 9
Our annual MBC Christmas dinner is this Sunday, December 9th, at 6:00 p.m. Please make plans to bring salads, vegetables, or desserts. Meat and drinks will be provided by the church. Please drop off your food in the Ministry Center upon arrival, and then go to the sanctuary where we will be singing carols until our Hospitality team is ready for us to come to the ministry center.
COMBINED WORSHIP SERVICE – DECEMBER 16
Join us for this combined worship service and a special musical presentation by our MBC Choir. This service will include our annual Christmas for Christ offering and brief message from Pastor Evan. The gifts received from the Christmas for Christ offering will be used to meet the many ministry needs of our Church and overages will be shared with new opportunities to serve. If you wish to give to a specific ministry, please be sure to note that on your gift.
CHRISTMAS APPETIZER FELLOWSHIP / CAROLING AROUND MIDWAY – DECEMBER 16
Join us after worship for our annual Christmas Appetizer Fellowship prepared by our Fellowship team. Our Choir Director, Abby will lead us in spreading Christmas cheer in our annual “Caroling around Midway” event.
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE – DECEMBER 24
Join us on Christmas Eve for a special Candlelight Service at 5:00 p.m. as we celebrate the Birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.
DECEMBER 30 – COMBINED WORSHIP SERVICE
Please join us for a special combined worship service on Sunday, December 30 at 10:45am. You won’t want to miss this special service when we join together as one united congregation. Sunday School will be at 9:45 as usual.