Christmas decor day and purchasing poinsettias
The order form for Christmas Poinsettias are available at the church through Sunday, December 4th, when the orders are due. Each poinsettia will be $8.00, checks or cash can be placed in the offering plate with “Christmas Poinsettia” indicated on the envelope. Poinsettias will be available for pick up on Sun, Jan. 1st and Sun, Jan. 8th. Contact Sarah in the office for questions (email@example.com or 612-374-4139).
Redeemer Christmas Store
On Saturday, December 10th from 9:15am-12:00pm, Children aged 5-12 years old are invited to experience the joys of giving this holiday season. Children will be able to purchase up to 4 gifts at the price of 25 cents per gift (a maximum of $1 can be spent.) There will also be entertainment for the entire family! We will have cookie decorating, live music, dancing, singing, and maybe even an appearance by Santa.
If you would be interested in volunteering for the fun Christmas spirit-giving event, contact Sarah in the office sign up in the back of the sanctuary during church.
ADVENTure: THIS SUNDAY!
Join with the Northside Lutheran Churches for ADVENTure, this Sunday, December 4th from 3:00-5:00pm at River of Life Lutheran Church. The celebration will be a chance for members from Redeemer, Salem, Christ English and River of Life Lutheran Churches to get to know one another better and to celebrate the Advent season together! There will be live entertainment from our congregations, Christmas caroling, games for kids and free food! Tell us that you can come by RSVPing on the FB Event!
Redeemer After School Program Giving Tree
The RAP kids, with help from Katherine, have made a giving tree! Please visit the givingtree in the entry area of the church and explore the donations and gifts that RAP needs. If you'd like to donate an item, just take a leaf home, purchase the item and bring the item back to church! Questions...Talk to Pastoral Intern, Alissa.
Redeemer Christmas Pageant
The Sunday school class and Nursery will be presenting the annual Christmas pageant during service on Sunday, December 11th. This is an opportunity for Redeemer's youngest members to share the meaning of the season through songs and story. If you know a young person who is interested in performing, if you are a parent of a Redeemer child, or if you just enjoy working with our beautiful young people, please consider volunteering to help us prepare for the performance. Rehearsals for the pageant will take place during Sunday school and nursery November 27th and December 4, with a final rehearsal on Saturday, December 10, after the Christmas store. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Helen Collins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important December Dates to Remember
Congregation Budget Meeting December 11, immediately following worship
Following worship and the budget meeting the congregation is invited downs where Pastor Kelly will be presented with the Pastor John Steinbruck Leadership Award for distinguished service in social ministry. Bianca Valdez, who works at the Steinbruck Center, will travel from Washington D.C. to present the award.
Christmas Worship Schedule:
Children Christmas Pageant December 11th, 10:30am during worship
Christmas Eve Service Saturday, Dec. 24th 7:00pm, Sanctuary
Christmas Day Service Sunday, Dec. 25th 10:30am, Sanctuary
New Years Day Sunday, Jan 1st 10:30am, Sanctuary
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