Worship Info for 12/19/2021

Join us for Worship! Advent 4

Greetings friends!
Tomorrow is the fourth Sunday in Advent. We’ll be continuing our Sermon Series “Bethlehem: House of Bread” with a Message entitled “The Bread of Life.” We will share with the in-person congregation a special treat…online worshipers, please have some bread at the ready during the message~

Here are the worship times and bulletins for each of our services:

To join us for worship online…
Our 9:30am and 11:00am services will be livestreamed as usual tomorrow morning. Join us about 10 minutes before when we will “go live.” Here’s the link: Online Worship

Special Worship Opportunities This Week:

  • Blue Christmas Worship at First UMC Gilbert – Tuesday, December 21, 6:30pm
  • Christmas Eve Worship at Song of Life – Friday, December 24, 5pm Family Service, 8pm Traditional Worship, 11pm Communion Worship
  • Sunday Worship, December 26 – One Worship Service at 10:00am
  • Sunday Worship, January 2, 2022 – One Worship Service at 10:00am

Don’t forget to check our announcements on page 2 of bulletins…
In addition to the information about our Christmas Mission projects, here’s a video from Jose’s Closet offering us a glimpse of their new digs in Mesa: Jose’s Closet Video

As one of our Mission Partners, we are collecting gift cards for their clients. To participate in this project, grab an ornament off the Giving Tree in the Sanctuary, get a gift card from the vendor in the amount listed on the ornament, then bring both back to church by next Sunday, December 12.

We are also pleased to announce that we have met our goal of raising $15,000 to Adopt-a-House at House of Refuge!!

Assist the Victims of last Friday’s Tornadoes
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is responding to the victims of this weekend’s tornadoes. They ask for prayer as well as financial support. To give to the UMCOR US Disaster Support, click here: UMCOR US Disaster Support

It’s not too late to contribute to Transforming our SoL!
Just complete and return your Transforming our SoL Commitment Card either on paper or online. Instructions for making your commitment online are below. You can mail or bring your paper commitment card to the church any time. We are so thankful to all who have supported this campaign so far.

To Make Your Transforming our SoL Commitment Online:
Click on this link to open our Online Commitment Card
First Fruits Giving
Take a look at our First Fruits Offering Announcement on page 2 of the bulletins!

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow…either in-person or online!