Cherry Lane United Methodist Church
Monday, December 17, 2018

News and Events

Sunday, December 2nd - This is the 1st Sunday of Advent.  The sermon, "That Which Strengthens Your Heart," will be based on 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13.  We will also receive communion.  The Church Council members will meet briefly immediately following the service in the sanctuary.
Get your Poinsettia Orders in!!!  Lets cover our church in RED.  Poinsettia order signup sheet will be circulating the church.  Contact Gary Raish with any questions.
Saturday, December 8th @ 5:30 PM:  MEET ME AT THE MANGER is an energetic children’s musical teaching about the gifts of the wise men.  You won’t want to miss this fabulous performance by our Sunday School Children.  A covered dish dinner is to follow the performance.  A sign-up sheet will be circulating at the church for the dinner.
Sunday, December 9th - This is the 2nd Sunday of Advent.  The sermon, “Partners In Ministry and In Grace,” will be based on Philippians 1:3-11.  We will receive the special Mission Bucket Offering for Blessings in a Backpack.
Saturday, December 15thCookie Walk from 10:00AM-1:00PM.  Please drop cookie donations off Friday, December 14th @6:00PM.
Sunday, December 16th:  3rd Sunday of Advent: Philippians 4:4-7, “The Effects of Advent.”  New Member Reception and coffee hour.  We encourage anyone interested in becoming an official full member to contact Pastor Bill soon.  Please sign up for food for our coffee hour on clipboard circulating the church.  Contact Mary Ann Ferguson with questions.   
Sunday, December 16th @ 5:00PM - 2nd Annual Men's Group Christmas Party at Peppe's Bistro.
Friday, December 21st @7:30PM:  P.U.M.C. Blue Christmas Worship Service held at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Stroudsburg.  
Sunday, December 23rd:  4th Sunday of Advent.  Our sermon will be, "A Contradiction" based on Luke 1:39-45.
Monday, December 24th @ 7:00pm, Christmas Eve: A very special service reading the Christmas stories, singing several Christmas Carols, and lightening candles.  The sermon will be, "Dreaming of Angels" based on Matthew 1:18-25.  Hope you can join us for such a beautiful service and remembering what CHRISTmas is really about.  
Sunday, December 30th - 1st Sunday after Christmas.  Our sermon will be, “Dressing for the Occasion” based on Colossians 3:12-17.  
Weis Rebate and Shoe Donation Programs:  Please bring in your Weis receipts and your gently used shoes.  We have a collection basket/box located in the Narthex.  Remember we receive 1% of all Weis Sales and that adds up so get them in!  Contact Betty Rogers for questions.   
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