November/December Newsletter

ELLSWORTH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH NEWSLETTER

Sunday November 23, 2014
Please bring food items to worship for a Thanksgiving dinner for a family at Next Step.
If you did not pick up a donation item card at church and would like to donate an item please contact Priscilla Vail 667-8183.

Thanksgiving Community Dinner
Thanksgiving Day November 27th.
12:00PM- 3:00PM at the Riverside Cafe
Main Street, Ellsworth. Anyone in the community who
would like to attend is welcome. The dinner is sponsored by the Emmaus Center and they have asked members of the EUMC congregation to donate pies and desserts for the event. Please contact Judy Bragg 667-9046 if you would be willing to donate a homemade pie or dessert.
Dessert items should be delivered on Wednesday November 26th in the afternoon to the Riverside Cafe or arrangements can be made to drop them at the Church and we will see that they are delivered for you.

Shoe Box Mission
The Sunday School is helping to assemble 12 Shoeboxes full of personal care items for men and women for the Emmaus Center. They still need 5 containers of lotion not highly scented and 3 more shoeboxes. If you can help please bring your donation to Church.

Sunday November 30, 2014
First Sunday in Advent
Immediately following worship Please plan to join us as we decorate the sanctuary for The Christmas Season. Pizza and Christmas cookies will be served for lunch.

Silent Auction November 23, 2014 until 12:30PM December 14th at the eumc
Three gift baskets will be available for silent auction bids. The baskets will be on display in the coffee room. All proceeds will go the “No More Malaria” Fund.
This is a great chance to do some christmas shopping for a very worthwhile cause.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE SALE
SUZANNE CHANEY, JUDY BRAGG, MONICA ALLEN AND ANNE HOPPER HAVE BEEN WORKING HARD TO CREATE GINGERBREAD HOUSE KITS TO BE SOLD ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 6, 2014. THE EUMC WILL HAVE A TABLE AT THE CITY HALL CRAFT FAIR. THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A SPECIAL CHRISTMAS TREAT OR GIFT. THE KIT INCLUDES EVERYTHING-EVEN THE FROSTING. PRICE 25.00 EACH. PLEASE ORDER ONE OR MORE IF YOU WOULD LIKE OR STOP AT OUR TABLE AT THE CITY HALL ON DEC. 6TH FROM 9-2

CAN YOU HELP WITH GINGERBREAD HOUSE SUPPLIES ?? MULTI COLORED NECCO WAFERS, RED AND GREEN GUM DROPS AND 6 INCH RED AND WHITE CANDY CANES ARE NEEDED. PLEASE BRING YOUR DONATIONS TO THE CHURCH BY SUNDAY NOVEMBER 30TH OR CALL SUZANNE AT 667-7531

Poinsettia Plant
Order Form

If you would like to order or bring a poinsettia plant to church in memory of, or honor of a loved one, please fill out the information below to be
included in the bulletin on Christmas Sunday. The cost for one plant
is $6.50. Please give the form below to Priscilla Vail to order a plant.
********** Priscilla must have your order by December 14th **********

# of Plants Given By In Memory of In Honor of

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Gifts for a needy family
Our Adopted family will be from Next Step this Year.
A tree will be at the back of the sanctuary beginning on Sunday November 30th. The tree will have suggested items needed for our adopted family for Christmas..
Please have your items NOT WRAPPED to the church by Sunday December 14th.

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE

Everyone is invited to our Special Christmas Eve Celebration

A special time of gathering and fellowship will begin at 6:30PM. Sandwiches and desserts will be served in the coffee room.

Candle Light Service
7:00PM

Eggs and Exchange Breakfast

Sunday January 18, 2015 9:30AM

Susan Chafee will be speaking on UMC missions at 10:00AM.

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