Monthly Archives: December 2013
CRISIS CONTROL MINISTRY is to assist people in crisis to meet essential life needs and to become self-sufficient. Unfortunately, current economic times dictate higher levels of poverty and have increased the need for our services in the Forsyth community.
Items Urgently Needed:
- Mixed leafy green canned vegetables (such as turnip greens, collard greens, and spinach)
- Toilet paper
These items may be brought to the main entry of the Educational Building. Thank you for your support of this project.
As 2014 begins, our adult Bible study begins a new unit: Encounters with the Living God.
To help you prepare for these lessons, we have posted lesson titles and scripture references on the Sunday School page.
Tonight, the 4th Sunday of Advent, we lit the Christ Candle, celebrated communion as we broke bread, dipped it in the cup, and then lit our candles as we passed the light from the Christ Candle, each holding our candle high, and promising to strive to be a light for Christ.
We wish for all a Merry Christmas as we celebrate the birth of Christ, our Savior.
On December 15 at the 5:00 service we were blessed by the presentation of the cantata Journey of Hope as presented by the Chancel Choir and the Children’s Choir. Thank you to Cindy Stacy for directing and coordinating this program, and to the choir members, instrumentalists, readers, technicians, and other assistants who spent long hours in preparing for this presentation.
Thank you also to those who showed their support of the Music Ministry by attending, and bringing food items for the Second Harvest Food Bank. Greg Campbell reported today that he delivered the 149 food items that you brought for Second Harvest.
On Sunday night December 1 we decorated the sanctuary with lights, garland, ribbon, poinsettias, chrismons and other ornaments, candles, and wreaths and brought gifts for the East Forsyth Toy Store. There were 49 toys given and $70. donated for the purchase of additional toys. We had a time of joyful fellowship while placing decorations and while snacking in The Arbor afterwards.