Recap of Announcements

 
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
What does Thanksgiving mean to you?  Dose it mean a wonderful meal prepared by people you love?  Does it mean a day off work to do nothing?  Does it mean a day to watch football?  Well these are all good things, but let us remember to thank the Lord on this special day for all of the wonderful blessings He has given us.  “HAPPY THANKSGIVGING”
 
SENIOR SERVICE AND CHRISTMAS PARTY
All Seniors are invited to join us on Sunday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m. for a special worship service.  After the service please join us in the social hall for some pizza and entertainment.
 
ALL BOARDS AND VOLUTEERS CHRISTMAS PARTY You are invited to join us on December 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the social hall for our annual Christmas party.  The menu will be chicken and ham.  cost is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 5 – 12 years old.  Please sign up on the bulletin board by November 26, fill out an envelope and return to Joyce Ott or put in the box in the hall.  Join us for fun and fellowship.
 
MINI CANTATA
If you would like to join our cantata this year, please sign up on the bulletin board in the hall.  It will be held on Sunday December 22 and the rehearsal will be on Sunday after the worship service starting Nov. 11. 
 
THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE
Please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7:00 p.m.  for our annual Thanksgiving Eve Service.  Please come and be grateful for the blessings that he has given us.
 
THANKSGIVING DISPLAY
We will be collecting  non-perishable items, canned goods, cereals, boxed item, etc. for our Thanksgiving display.  Please put the items in the box in the hall of the church.  They will be displayed in the front of the church Thanksgiving.  Items will be given to a charity.
 
POINSETTIAS
If you would like to help beautify the church for Christmas, please consider purchasing  a poinsettia.  There are envelope on the bulletin board for you to fill our and return to the church office by December 8.
 
MITTEN TREE
The tree will be up during the month of November.  Please bring in mittens, gloves, scarves and hats.  They will be distributed to a local charity.
 
COOKIES FOR VETERANS
Bringing in your store brought cookies until December 1.  The ladies will pack them up and they will be taken to the veteran’s hospital and given to the veterans.
 
BLESSED LIFE OUTREACH MONISTRY (BLOM)
Along with other Lutheran Church’s in our district, we will be collecting Winter coats, winter hats, gloves, socks, scarves, sweatshirts, flannel shirts, and warm pants (all sizes) to be distributed to the needy at our community center in Benton Harbor on January 11.  Please bring in your donations and put them in the box in the hall of the church.
 
COMING SOON
An important part of preparation for the coming of the Christ-Child is our three Wednesdays Advent Service at 7:00 p.m., De. 4, 11 & 18.  Prior to the service at 6 p.m., we will enjoy a delicious supper sponsored by various Trinity groups.  Sign up on the sheet on the bulletin board if you group would like to be a sponsor.
 
CONFIRMATION/WEEKDAY SCHOOL
Every Thursday- 6:45 p.m. –  8:15 p.m.  If you are not signed up and still would like your child to attend, please contact the church office.
 
FACEBOOK PAGE
To keep you abreast of what is happening here at Trinity Glendora.  To access our new FB page, and to continue to receive updates, go to “Trinity Lutheran Church of Glendora” or “@tleglendora” and then select “like” or “follow”.  If you have questions, please contact Sandy Glossinger, Betty Harfert, Becky Liebich, Megan Trojan or John Olson who are the administrators for the page”.
 
PRAYER SHAWL AND CHEMO CAP MINISTRY
 
Trinity’s Prayer shawl and Chemo Cap Ministry is going great!  We have delivered more than eight prayer shawls!! Fourteen chemo caps were delivered to Memorial Regional Cancer Center in South Bend!  We now have a nurse contact that delivers them to their patients.  She said, “they’ve never received any so beautiful and cheerful before!” and “what a blessing your ministry is to our patients!”  We thank the makers of the caps and said “they will brighten the spirits of their patients that are suffering.”  What an awesome fit for the makers and recipients as we pass on God’s comfort and love!  Thank you to all that have created chemo caps and prayer shawls!!  Keep them coming!  Many thanks to Carol Jallits for starting this wonderful ministry.  Shawls and caps are by the entry doors of the church for distribution to those in need.
 
SUNDAY SCHOOL AND BIBLE CLASS
 
If you would like to register your child that is 3 years old – 6th grade, please contact the church.  Also there is a class for Jr. High and High School aged children.  If you would like to attend Adult Bible Class on Sunday mornings, just join us at 8:45 a. m.
 
 
WEEKDAY THURSDAY MORNING BIBLE CLASS
Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.  Come and join us!!!!!!!!!!!
 
NURSERY
 
Trinity has a nursery for children during the worship service.  Many thanks to those that have signed up to be in the nursery, there still are plenty of week that you can volunteer for.  Please sign the poster on the bulletin board.  If any questions text Ashely Norris at (269) 369-6106
 
CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY WORSHIP SERVICES
Christmas Eve Service – December 24, 6:30 p.m.
Christmas Day Service – December 25, 10:00 a.m.
 
NEW YOUNG ADULT GROUP
 
A new group called fear knot is being formed through Immanuel Bridgman for young adults.  Meetings  every 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.  For more information email SpLotsofLove7669@gmail.com.
 
RADIO BROADCASTS FOR 2019
 
A new sheet is up on the bulletin board for 2019.  We thank everyone that sponsored a broadcast in 2018.  This is a great opportunity to remember a loved one or an important event in you life.  Please sign the sheet on the bulletin board if you would like to sponsor a broadcast.
 
 
OPEN GYM
At Immanuel Lutheran Church, Bridgman, every Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  They will play pick-up basketball or if you would like just to walk the gym and enjoy the fellowship.  Please bring appropriate gym shoes and enter in the child care side of the building (north end)