Weekly E-Blast - Friday, December 7, 2018

Dear Members and Friends of Waterville United Methodist Church,

This Sunday is the Children’s Christmas Program, “Love Came Down at Christmas.” Please plan to join us!

Highlights of the Worship Service this Sunday, December 9 at 10:30 am:         

Prelude – Angels, from the Realms of Glory with Hark! the Herald Angels Sing – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Lighting of the Advent Wreath – The Przybylski Family

Call to Worship

Hymn of Worship – Go, Tell It on the Mountain  #251

Offertory – What Child Is This? – Olga Topuzova-Meade

Prayers of God’s People

The Lord’s Prayer

Children’s Christmas Program – “Love Came Down at Christmas” Written by Gail Marsh

Closing Prayer – Stephanie Shelton

Recessional - “Lift Up Your Eyes” by Danny Gokey

Liturgist – Pastor Mike

Counters – Tom Quinn and Jerry Robinson

Prayer and Praise

John Anspacher, father of a friend of Donna Martin

Marc Banachowski

Shirley Colyer, Keith Colyer’s mother – a recent serious illness and also continues to miss her husband who passed away this time of year five years ago

Jeff Long, son of Ben and Bobbie Long

Joanne Longnecker

7 year old neighbor girl of Penn and Char Pritchett, fighting a new serious illness

Beth and Todd Rossbach, a friend of Cara McMillan

Tonya Sheridan and her husband, Jay, and their 3 children

Prayer Quilts -  Please plan to arrive early to take time to pray over the three prayer quilts we will have in the sanctuary this coming Sunday.  They are for John Anspacher, Marc Banachowski and Shirley Colyer.  May the know that God’s love is limitless and unending.

Cookies and Fellowship - We will have cookies and fellowship after the service!  See you there!

The December Mission Focus is Susie’s Coats.  We are accepting new and gently used coats, all sizes, gloves, hats, scarves and blankets.  We are going to weigh the bags and report the weight!!!   As always, the extravagant generosity of WUMC is shining brightly.

2019 Giving Envelopes: Your 2019 Giving Envelopes will be available on Sunday, December 9th on the table at the Sanctuary Entrance.  Please make every effort to pick them up, as it is quite expensive to mail them. In addition, we ask that you please use them for your giving. It really helps us keep accurate records.  If you have any questions, please contact Tom Wiggins (419) 304-2254 or (financialsec@watervilleumc.org).

Sandy Clark, Secretary