TBW Weekly Announcement – Nov. 25

This week in worship:
Date: 29-Nov
Theme: This is my…. (1st Sunday of Advent)
Plan: Heather Featherstone
Speak: Fellowship Service
Piano: Ruth Anderson
PA: Eldora Engebretson
Acting Deacon: Lois & Dennis Nelson
PPT: Heather Featherstone
Greeters: Phil & Mary Dachenhausen

Planners/Presiders: Please send copies of your worship services to Eldora Engebretson (elnjoeng@cox.net) , Heather (heather.featherstone1972@gmail.com), and the person scheduled to do your PowerPoint (check the schedule) as soon as possible. This is especially important if you are doing new hymns that are not as familiar to the congregation.

Information for the 2016 Church Directory needs to be given to Eldora Engebretson (elnjoeng@cox.net) – please make sure your most current information is what she has and if you are willing to share a birthday, share that as well.

Saturday, December 5, 10:00 am @ Phoenix Central: Mission Center Conference. This is the last day to submit your name to be a delegate to World Conference. Email Sherrie Sims bennettsims@hotmail.com to let her know you are coming and if you want your name to be added to the list for delegates.

Friday, December 18 @ The Peoria Center for the Arts. – Youth event. We will be going to the theater production of “The Quiltmaker’s Gift”. This event needs to have tickets pre-purchased so we need RSVPs for the youth wanting to attend this event. The deadline for RSVPs will be Monday Nov. 30. Please email, text, or call Holli or Luis to let us know who will be attending by Monday.

1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays of December: The youth are holding a free tire/tube giveaway. Please see the attached flyer that has all the information.

World Service Corps is an international volunteer ministry of Community of Christ, committed to offering volunteer opportunities for leadership development, disciple formation, and cultural immersion. Applications are being accepted through 31 January for anyone interested in serving as a volunteer in 2016. Apply and get more information about World Service Corps. If you have questions, e-mail wsc@CofChrist.org, or call (816) 833-1000 ext. 2241.

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Hymn Practice Videos:
Come prepared to sing your little hearts out for this week’s service!
There are a two newish songs this week. The first being CCS 336 “Who is My Mother, Who is My Brother”. The video can be found here – https://youtu.be/hq_n_sx02Kg.

The last but not least may be familiar to some of you. It is based on an old French Carol. The title is “Good Christian Friends, Rejoice”. This video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HR7ZdtWQAfE – is not exactly what is in our hymnal, but the tune and most of the words are the same so it’s a good video to listen to for practice.

Any announcements that you want in the weekly updates should be sent to thunderbirdwest.cofchrist@gmail.com with the subject line “For Announcements”. The Weekly Update goes out on Wednesday evenings so any submissions for the email should be sent no later than Noon on Wednesdays.

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