ORDER YOUR POINSETTIA NOW!
It’s time to order your beautiful poinsettia again! You may donate a poinsettia to decorate the church for Christmas services and claim it afterward, or you may donate a poinsettia to be delivered by the Flower Committee to a shut-in to be enjoyed before the holiday. The cost is $10.00. Deadline for ordering is December 5th. Please fill out a green poinsettia order sheet (from the ushers) and turn it in to the church office or you may order through REALM here.
The annual Children’s Christmas Program this year is “Christmas in the Clubhouse”. The program will be performed by our children and youth on Sunday, December 4 at the 10:30 service. Make sure to mark your calendars now and plan to be here to be a part of the fun.
All men are invited to join in a new men’s group facilitated by Chuck Rihm, one of our new members from last fall. He will be utilizing the Way of Council. The Way of Council is a communal contemplative practice that fosters a heart-centered way of listening, speaking and being with others. We will meet on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month from 4:30-6:00 pm in the new library while the Youth Group is in session. We will begin May 1st.
Starting on Tuesday, September 6th we will resume our breakfasts at 8:00 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month. We will meet at Buehler’s on River Styx. All men of the church are invited. No reservations are required.
The Music & Performing Arts Ensembles will be hosting a Bake & Craft Sale on Friday, December 16th starting at 5:30 pm the night of our “Jazzy Christmas” Concert, which will begin at 7 pm. The concert will feature the Handbell Choir, Chancel Choir, and Jennifer Cochran & Gateway Band. The sale will be held pre-concert and at intermission. The whole evening will end with Santa who will invite us to bundle up and enjoy hot chocolate, donuts, and Christmas Caroling around the square! All proceeds from the concert and sale will go to support the music and future performing arts events at Medina UCC, Congregational! So please offer your talents of baking and crafting!