Announcements and Schedules for December 23

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

FOUNDATIONS SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER

Dec 23 — No Foundations

Dec 30  No Foundations

ADVENT SERMON SERIES: CHRISTMAS LETTERS

Dec 23    Philippians 2:5-7       Christmas Letters: Jesus Is Fullness to the Empty

CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: December 24, 6:00 pm — Join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in a service of carols and songs, Scripture readings, a children’s story time, and a Christmas devotion.

GABC WOMEN: Join us during the month of January as we read Contentment: Seeing God’s Goodness by Megan Hill. We will gather together for brunch and a book discussion on the morning of February 2nd. A limited number of books are available at the Welcome Center. More details will be available soon at gabcames.org/women.

OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

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 2019 cannot be included in 2018 even if it is backdated to 2018. There is one exception – checks that are mailed and postmarked in 2018 are deductible in 2018 even though not received until 2019. Non-mailed end of year contributions need to be in the church office by midnight on December 31st.

SCHEDULE – December 23-29, 2018

Hospitality Team: TBD

Nursery: Luke & Becca Jensen, Emily Vardeman, Tomas Hernandez-Mowen, Jenny Schumacher, Tamra Call

NEXT SUNDAY – December 30, 2018

Hospitality Team: TBD

Nursery: Julie Sulc, Terry Martens, Kim Brumm, Darlene Lubinus, Kristina Schultes

2018 CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

December 24 – Christmas Eve Service

December 25 – Christmas Day, GABC Office closed

December 26-28, 31 – Abbreviated GABC Office hours

January 1, 2019 – New Year’s Day, GABC Office closed

January 2, 2019 – Missions Team Meeting

January 9, 2019 – grow 252 Resumes

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