Announcements and Schedules for December 3

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

 COLLEGE LUNCH: There is a college lunch on TODAY, December 3rd in the fellowship hall after the worship service. The Duane Jensen small group is hosting the lunch. College students plan to bring your friends and join us.

GABC WOMEN EVENING OF WORSHIP: Join us at 7:00 pm on December 8th for An Evening of Worship at the home of Becca Jensen (5217 Harvest Road, Ames, IA 50010). Be encouraged as we gather together to learn, sing, pray, and celebrate our God who delivers His people! We will also enjoy dessert together and give away copies of the book we will be discussing in January! For more information, contact gabcwomen@gabcames.org.

LESSONS & CAROLS SERVICE: Next Sunday, December 10th, is our special Christmas Lessons & Carols Service. There will not be an Adult Foundation class meeting but the children’s classes will meet as usual from 9:00-10:00 AM.

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OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

LOTTIE MOON: Prayer guides for the 2017 Week of Prayer for International Missions as well as Lottie Moon Offering envelopes are available at the Welcome Center through the end of January.

REMINDER FOR END OF THE YEAR CONTRIBUTIONS: A contribution is effective when delivered; this means that a check deposited in the church offering in January of 2018 cannot be included in 2017 even if it is backdated to 2017. There is one exception – checks that are mailed and postmarked in 2017 are deductible in 2017 even though not received until 2018. Non-mailed end of year contributions need to be in the church office by midnight on December 31st.

SCHEDULE – December 3-9, 2017

Greeters:              Andrew & Emily Vardeman, Steve & Jo Ellen Vardeman

Welcome Ctr:      Dixie Carpenter

Nursery:                Barb Fry, Darlene Lubinus, Jack & Sarah Carraher, Donna & Faith Haferbier

 

Today:                   College Lunch……………………………………………..…………..12:00 pm

Wednesday:         Youth group ……………………………………………………………6:30-8:00 pm

Friday:                    Womens’ Ministry Christmas Event ………………………7:00 pm

Saturday:              Lessons & Carols Rehearsal………………………….…….…..9:30 am

 

NEXT SUNDAY – December 10, 2017

Greeters: Esther Walker, Tim & Sam Young

Welcome Center: Jack & Pat Ellis

Nursery: Dixie Carpenter, Allison LaBorde, Tim Thorsbakken, Adina Harris, Duane & Danelle Jensen

 

2017 CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

December 3 – College Lunch after worship service

December 8 – Women’s Ministry Dessert Event 7:00 pm

December 10 – Lessons and Carols Service 10:30 am

December 24 – Regular Worship Service 10:30 am, No Foundations Classes

December 24 – Christmas Eve Service 6:00 pm

December 25 – Christmas Day GABC Office Closed

December 26-29 – GABC Office Hours Flexed and By Appointment

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