Sunday, December 17, 2017

UPDATE: 2018 Houston Relief Missions Trip – The trip has been set!!! The official dates are January 13-20. There are only a few spots left! If you’re interested in joining the team, please call the church office at (570) 275-1511.

Calling All Orchestra Instrument Musicians! On Christmas Eve, we invite our talented musicians to come together and play a few hymns for the Christmas Eve traditional service (7:30pm).  If you are interested in playing, please contact Pastor John by emailing for music and information (rehearsal, etc.).

Holiday Offerings Our members voted to split the Thanksgiving Offering between Christmas gifts for our missionaries and our relief mission trip to Houston, TX in January. The Christmas Offering will be allocated towards future vision of our Building Fund.

Christmas Offering Envelopes are located in the pew racks this month.

Baptism Service A Baptism Service has been scheduled for Sunday, January 21st at 6pm. If you are interested in being baptized, or would like more information please circle “B” on your connect card or call the church office to be connected with a pastor.

Life Group Starting! Ted & Susan Hancock welcome you to their home for a Life Group Study beginning January 18th from 7-8:30pm. More info to come. If you are interested in joining please call or text them.

Midweek Meals & Ministries Will Resume on January 3rd!

Christmas Cookies for Our Shut-Ins – We’ll be plating up a yummy assortment of Christmas cookies for our Shut-ins beginning at 4pm in the kitchen then dividing into groups to go caroling! If you would like to provide cookies, please bring them to the kitchen Dec. 16-17.

Christmas Tree of Love – Christmas is a time of giving! In that spirit, our Sunday School program is sponsoring a Tree of Love, located in the kitchen foyer. Each ornament represents a person and a gift request or suggestion. As God leads you, please take an ornament and return the unwrapped gift items in a Christmas-style gift bag or bags to the church office by Dec. 17th. Please keep the ornament with the gift so it goes to the right person. If you are giving a gift card, please attach the receipt and/or the activation slip with the card. Thank you!

New Year’s Eve Celebration! Join us in the BFLC at 5pm for Dinner & a Movie! We’ll be enjoying Italian food & watching The Case For Christ! The true story of Lee Strobel an investigative journalist – and avowed atheist – who applies his skills to disprove the Christian faith of his wife… with life-altering results.

New Years SKI TRIP! Dec. 31-Jan.1 – All young adults are invited! Bring your friends!

Destination: Ski Sawmill during their New Year’s Eve Special

Transportation: Church Van

Overnight Accommodations: Three Springs in Morris, PA

Cost: $50 – Due December 24th

    Includes: Lodging, Dinner, Breakfast & Transportation

Additional Cost: Lift Tickets: $21, Ski Rentals: $16, 

    Snowboard Rentals: $18, Helmet Rentals: $4,
     Group Lesson for 1 hour: $15

For more info, contact Lynn Wintersteen.


December 17

Choir & Praise Team Program ~ 8AM & 10:30AM Services


Christmas Cookies & Caroling for all ages! ~ 4:00PM


Jr. & Sr. High Youth Christmas Party ~ 4:30PM

December 20

No Midweek Meal or Ministries – Family Time!

December 23

Christmas Worship Service ~ 6PM

December 24

Christmas Worship Services ~ 8AM & 10:30AM


Birthday Party for Jesus ~ 9:15AM


Family Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 5:30PM


Traditional Candle Light Christmas Eve Service ~ 7:30PM

December 27

No Midweek Meal or Ministries – Family Time!

December 31

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Celebration!