Worship: 10:00 am Sundays
Nursery: 10:00 am Sundays
Sunday School: 11:30 am Sundays
New phone number: (734) 530-1800

December 2023

Regular Events
Sundays 10:00 am Worship Service  
Junior Church meets every Sunday – children are dismissed from the worship service just before the sermon.
Nursery is available every Sunday
during the worship service
Sundays 11:30 am-12:15 pm Adult Sunday School in the Church Sanctuary with Alan Derheim– series Galatians
Sundays 11:30 am-12:15 pm
Sunday School for Children: Kindergarten-3rd with Diane Clark; 4th-6th with Corinne Widmeyer; 7th-12th with Katherine Walters 
Wednesdays 6:15-7:45 pm  AWANA 
every Wednesday.  For Ages 3-8th grade.
Women’s Small Prayer Groups–12:00 pm Tuesdays 
contact Katherine Walters,  9:00 am  Sundays Contact Tabetha Cordell

Upcoming Events
Wednesdays 6:15-7:45pm AWANAa fun time for kids that includes worship, game time, Bible lesson, snack and Bible Memory. For ages 3-8th grade. This program runs October – March. A 30 minute Bible Study for 9th- 12th grade will also run from 6:30-7:00. Come Join the fun! Special Family Christmas night December 20. Will not meet Dec. 27 or Jan. 3.
Mondays 6:00 pm Bible Study on Christianity and Liberalism“. We start with a meet and greet time from 6:00-6:15, then have a video presentation by Stephen Nichols of Ligonier Ministries followed by discussion of questions and answers. This is a 7 week study that runs October 30 – Dec.18. Not meeting Dec. 4.
Women’s Bible Study  Jamesstarting Thursday, January 11. Corinne Widmayer is the leader – contact her for more information and to join this great study so she can order books. Thursdays 11:00 am-12:30 pm. Childcare will be provided.
Sunday, December 3, 6:00 pm Annual Adult Christmas Dinner catered by Moveable Feast. $20 each- give money to Dianne Curtis. Games and music. Kids will have pizza and drinks in the basement. Some spots have opened up due to illess; if you haven’t already signed up, just come- it has already been paid.
Saturday, December 9, 9:00 am Church Board Meeting
Sunday, December 10, 12:30 Spreading The Love of Jesus
Three groups of 3-4 people will go to visit some in our church family. We will start with lunch in the Fellowship Hall, then break up into groups to make the visits taking a poinsettia and plate of CHRISTmas cookies. Contact Pastor Ron if interested in participating.
Sunday, December 24, 10:00 am Christmas Worship Service.
No Sunday School.
Sunday, December 24, 6:00-7:00 pm Christmas Eve Candlelight Service.
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday, December 30,  9:00 am Ladies’ Fellowship Breakfast.
Sign up at the ministry table to bring a dish to share. Held in the Fellowship Hall.
Sunday, December 31 10:00 am New Year’s Eve Worship Service. No Sunday School.
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day
Saturday, January  6, 8:30 am  Men’s Fellowship Breakfast at Manchester Diner

Change Your World Campaign Fill a box with change to help by a “Treasure”, an audio Bible for a people group in a land with limited access to Bibles. For more information, click here www.worldmission.cc

Sign up for Opportunities at the Ministry Table
Greeter
a few volunteers are needed to come at 9:30 to give a warm welcome to people coming to church and hand them a bulletin
Snacks for Fellowship Time

Special Music
Junior Church Teacher
Sound Board Technician
– see Michele Derheim
Women’s Bible Study on James – sign up at the ministry table or contact Corinne Widmayer so she can order enough workbooks.

Babysitters Club is offering their babysitting services. Please talk to Brinley Riethmiller, Brooklyn Riethmiller, or Avery Argel at the church on Sunday mornings before church, or from Wednesdays at 5:30 -6:15 pm to discuss. Price is $10 per hour to babysit children ages 1-4; $5 per hour to babysit children ages 5-9. They are not available during school hours, and they must be home by 7:00 pm.

Prayer Ministry
Women’s small prayer groups
– Tuesday 12:00 pm- see Katherine Walters
Sunday 9:00 am – see Tabitha Cordell
Prayer Chain– fill out prayer request form and put it in the appropriate box at the prayer table in the entryway. Options for whom to share the prayer requests with are: 1. for Pastor Ron only, 2. for church leadership, 3. for the entire congregation

Prayer Requests
AWANA ministry for boys and girls to come to faith in Jesus and grow in their faith. For each person who volunteers to help with this ministry.
Missionaries of the Month of December Tim and Ji Cavanaugh with Ethnos 360.
Love Goes Home For the children and adoptive parents in Haiti and Dominican Republic   – for adjustment, love, discipline and most of all salvation.
For those who are grieving.
Our Country and leaders
Our Community
Our Church. Spiritual growth for everyone. Health needs in our church family, those facing and recovering from surgery, falls, cancer, illness and failing health.  Healing of families and relationships.
Our Children
Our Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Health Care workers 
Teachers
Workers at our nation’s borders
For the people of Afghanistan
For the people of Israel and Palestine

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