CUMO CHRISTMAS STORE
Bring toys for the CUMO Christmas Store starting this Sunday, Nov. 27 through Wednesday, Dec. 7. The Store is a one-day event, held this year on Saturday, Dec. 10, which allows parents to shop for presents at greatly reduced prices. Details and shopping suggestions can be found on the church website or grab a
HO, HO, HO! YOU COULD BE A SANTA THIS YEAR
There are still some names on the lobby Christmas tree for the youth group’s Secret Santa. Make sure you put your name on the sign-up list by the number you get so that Christian and Angela know who is responsible for that gift. We don’t want any disappointed teens at the Christmas party.
CHRISTMAS DEVOTIONS FOR FAMILIES PRAYER AND ACTIVITY BOOK
Prepare your hearts for Christmas with this new resource organized and designed by our Children’s Minister, Michelle Ingland. The book includes Scripture passages, devotional messages, and family activities for each day from Dec. 1 through Christmas. Families of our children in grades 5 and under should pick up their books in the lobby. A downloadable copy is available on the church website
SIENA GARDENS EVENTS
Please join us for service with the residents of Siena Gardens,1055 Ohio Pike, Nov. 27 at 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome – no RSVP required. We’ll be “Singing in the Halls” on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m. as we carol through the hallways of the facility. Everyone is invited to bring some Christmas cheer to those at Siena Gardens during the holiday season.
ANNUAL CORPORATE MEETING SET FOR DEC. 7
The Annual Corporate Meeting is held each year in accordance with our church bylaws. We will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the Fellowship Hall just prior to our Wednesday classes.
GOD LOVES A CHEERFUL GIVER
Your financial gifts help the church continue our work here and around the world. You can give by placing cash or check in the contribution box, mailing your check to the church, or giving online through CCB.
NO SUNDAY EVENING BIBLE STUDY GROUP THIS WEEK OR NEXT
Sunday evening Bible study will NOT be held Nov. 27 or Dec. 4. Everyone is welcome to attend when the group returns on Dec. 11. Sunday evening Bible study meets at the church at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. They are currently studying the fruits of the Spirit.
DON’T REMEMBER YOUR CCB LOGIN DETAILS?
If you can’t remember your Church Community Builder (CCB) login information, or maybe you haven’t gotten yours yet, please email the office at email@example.com to receive a reset link.
NO PAPER BULLETIN THIS WEEK
Due to holiday schedules, there will not be a paper bulletin/sermon notes for Sunday morning. Happy Thanksgiving!
If you cannot join us in person this Sunday, please join through our YouTube livestream.
- Bible class starts at 9 a.m. — The Patriarchs
- Worship service starts at 10 a.m. – Advent: Hospitality Incarnated
Thank you for clicking the “like” button in YouTube under each class and sermon.
NOVEMBER PRAYER FOCUS
Make all of our prayer requests to God with thanksgiving in our hearts. “Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!” (Psalm 107:1)
- Stephen Jones, former elder at Withamsville, is having a heart catheterization and stent to address a coronary blockage. The procedure will be this Friday, Nov. 25.
- Ron DeJonckheere’s mother passed away on Sunday, Nov. 20.
- LaMarque Ward’s father is in the hospital.
- Kayla White’s father has Stage 4 prostate cancer and has recently started chemo treatments.
- Kenny Muenster is struggling with ongoing dental procedures.
Submit prayer requests online through CCB, which also go directly to all of the elders, or email the church at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Siena Gardens Service – Nov. 27, 4 p.m.
- Prime Timers Christmas Luncheon – Dec. 8
- CUMO Christmas Store – Dec. 10, Noon – 2 p.m.
- Homebuilders’ Christmas Party – Dec. 10, 6 p.m.
- Ladies Book Club – Dec. 13, 6 p.m. at Bob Evans-Eastgate
ROCKs events are for children ages 1 through grade 5. Children are encouraged to bring friends to all ROCKs fun activities!
Youth Group is for young people in grades 6 through 12. Youth are encouraged to invite friends to participate in studies and activities.
- Sports N’ Stuff – Saturday, Dec. 3, 3-9 p.m.
- Youth Christmas Party – Saturday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m.
Building Stronger Marriages – Fellowship Hall
This class will outline God’s full purpose for your marriage and teach skills to equip you to be a godly spouse.
The Patriarchs – Auditorium
God established the nation of Israel through the patriarchs – Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob – whose stories are found in Genesis 12-50. Come grow in your understanding of this important history.
College and Young Adults Class
For this quarter, the college students and young adults will meet in the Fellowship Hall for the Building Stronger Marriages class.
Jesus Who? Wes Aubrey/Mark Mason – Youth House
For kids in grades 6-8. This class is the first step this year into understanding who Jesus is and why He plays such an important role throughout the Bible and in our lives today.
Wisdom Living James, Christian Thompson/Nathan Daughety – Youth House
For students in grades 9-12. James, the brother of Jesus, writes a letter to the churches throughout the known world. His purpose is to bring out honest, practical, nuggets of wisdom to apply to our everyday lives.
Children’s Classes– Lower-level classrooms, 4-K in the loft
This week’s lesson is God’s People Were Taken Captive from 2 Chronicles 36.
Adults –Mosaic Law, Adam Szabo, teacher
To understand New Testament stories, an understanding of Old Testament stories is essential. On Wednesdays, we will be studying the Mosaic Law and its application to Israelite history, Jesus’s interactions with Jewish leaders, and the trials that the Apostles faced while spreading the Gospel.
Youth – Sermon on the Mount: Living the High Life
Hangout Time at 6 p.m. Class in the Youth House beginning at 7 p.m.
Children – Kid ages 2 through K are in the loft and kids grades 1 through 5 meet at the pavilion for Running Club classes with Sara Faison and Monica Moore. The winter quarter for children’s classes begins next Wednesday, Dec. 7.