Week of December 4, 2016 – Bourne

THIS WEEK IN THE LIFE OF THE PARISH

Sunday, Dec. 4th: 11:00 AM Worship

Monday, Dec. 5th: 12:30 PM UMW Christmas Potluck Lunch

Wednesday, Dec. 7th: 10:30 AM Bourne Women’s Club

Thursday, Dec. 8th: 1:00 PM Bible Study at Bourne UMC

Sunday, Dec. 11th: 11:00 AM Worship

12:15 PM Living Gift Market

3:00 PM Girl Scouts

3:30 PM Saints & Singers Chorus Christmas Concert

Monday, Dec. 12th: 7:00 PM Worship Committee Meeting

THE DECEMBER NEWSLETTER is available! Please pick up your copy on the way out today if you receive the print version, or check your email if your receive the e-version. Extras are available in Crain Hall.

Our Living Gift marketplace will be held after worship next Sunday, December 11th to benefit Heifer International. A petting zoo will be here from 12:15-1:30. Please mark your calendars!

THE SAINTS AND SINGERS CHORUS will present their Christmas Concert here at Bourne UMC, next Sunday, December 11th at 3:30pm. Entitled “Everything Glorious”, the 2016 Christmas Cantata features modern and traditional Christmas music in joyous celebration of the Good News of Christ’s birth.  There is no charge for admission.  Everyone is welcome.

Open choir session for anyone who’d like to sing with the choir Sunday, Dec 18. See Kari for music to “Carol of the Bells” and attend your choice of 2 rehearsals: Wed. Dec 7, Sunday Dec 11 or Wednesday Dec 14.

FAMILY TO FAMILY items are due back on Sunday, December 18th.

CHILDREN’S CLOTHING EXCHANGE: We continue to accept gently used warm winter children’s clothes, sizes 0-14, which may be dropped off at the Thrift Shop or in the church hall. The exchange is open the first Saturday of each month from 9:30am to 12pm.

BACKPACK PROJECT: These items are urgently needed: Cereal-cold, any kind, Oatmeal packets, Jelly, Mayonnaise, Canned tuna, Canned chicken, Canned pasta with meat-raviolis, lasagna, spaghetti with meatballs, Hot cocoa and Microwave popcorn. A complete list is available in Crain Hall.

CHRISTMAS SERVICE SCHEDULE:

Christmas Eve: Saturday, December 24th:

– 4:00pm Family Service

– 9:00pm Lessons and Carols Service

Christmas Day: Sunday, December 25th:

– 11:00am Joint Service at Cataumet UMC (no services at Bourne)