There will be no Wednesday night activities for November 21st. Wonderful Wednesday fellowship and dinner will resume Wednesday, November 28th. Have a blessed Thanksgiving!
The Outreach Team / Meals-on-Wheels needs your help baking turkeys (that will be provided by the team) on Wednesday, November 21st. Please cook and deliver the turkey to the Shallotte Presbyterian Church. Also, if you are free on Thanksgiving Day, please consider helping with the cooking and packing to make this a special day for those in need! Barbara Varnam 910-619-5504.
Starting November 23, 2018, from 4:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Camp will be offering a simple evening meal to those of our neighbors needing a hot dinner. It is especially hurtful to know that some of our community children fall into this category. The meal will consist of soup, a sandwich, fruit, cookies/dessert and milk. The food will be provided by and hosted by Camp members and all will be welcomed with a warm friendly smile as they enter into Camp’s Kitchen. If you feel led to participate in this ministry, please contact Brenda Register at 910-287-6137. If no answer, please leave a message. May God bless all who come our way as well as those who serve.
Believe it or not, we will begin our “Hanging of the Greens” Sunday, November 25th at 1:00 p.m. Please put this date on your calendars! We would appreciate all the “help” we can get.
CHRISTMAS MUSIC SERVICE, A Star Shines in Bethlehem will be on December 2nd at the 11:00 a.m. service. Please plan to come and hear our Adult Choir, Bell Choir and Kid Singers as they sing and ring in this special season of the year!
MORAVIAN LOVEFEAST will be held in our sanctuary on Sunday, December 9th at 5:00 p.m. with the prelude beginning at 4:30 p.m. You will not want to miss Becky Nissen, guest harpist, who will begin the service with the prelude. Please invite your friends and neighbors to this special Advent worship service. A nursery will be provided.
OIFC Wing and Fish is donating 10% of all Mondays receipts (before tax) in November to JDRF. If you are hungry and like good food on Mondays, please join us at Wing & Fish.
BFA Christmas packing /distribution starts on November 26th. This is a 4-week process, so help is needed during the weeks of November 26th through December 19th, 20th, and 21st. Many volunteers are needed. Contact Charles Jackson, Program Manager Brunswick Family Assistance (910) 754-4766 Ext. 103 to volunteer. In addition to volunteering with the packing and distribution of the Christmas program, you can sponsor children 12 years old and younger and seniors 60 years and older. Contact Charles Jackson for more information.
SBIC/Food Pantry, is collecting money to pay for 150 Christmas dinners. A donation of $20 covers most of the expense for an entire family. If you would like to provide Christmas dinner for a Brunswick County family, please write a check to SBIC, enter “Christmas Dinners” on the memo line, and place it in the offering by December 9th. You may also place cash in an offering envelope and designate it for Christmas Dinners. Thank you for your compassion and generosity!
Dave Ramsey’s financial Peace University is coming to Camp UMC!! Classes will begin in January, 2019. This 9-week study will give you the tools to get out of debt, save for the future, and help you become better stewards of God’s Resources. If you are interested in participating in this life changing opportunity, please contact Lynda Troutman (366-944-7629).
Providence Home will be celebrating its 21st Anniversary on Monday, November 19th. It is the only emergency shelter for youth in Brunswick County, providing free shelter, food and clothing and attending to the medical, educational, emotional, recreational and spiritual needs of several hundred Brunswick County youth.” We are requesting prayers from area Churches to celebrate this anniversary and for continuing its services to the Brunswick County community and our youth.
December 1st the Food Pantry will be open from 1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m. due to the Shallotte Christmas parade that morning.
When yourself or a child is diagnosed with T1D, it forever changes your life…T1D does not discriminate! Many people in our community, have an invisible disease called Type 1 diabetes. Without proper care it can cause debilitation side affects or death. We thank you for your generous support of the Type1 Diabetes (T1D) Coastal Carolina JDRF Fund Raising for a Cure. Please send your contributions to www2.jdrf.org/goto/noellesfaith or a check to Coastal Carolina JDRF, 1015 Ashes Drive Suite 101, Wilmington, NC 28405. Please put Noellesfaith on the memo line. YOUR SUPPORT CAN SAVE A LIFE, CHANGE A LIFE!
| Attention All Women at Camp UMC!!! Make Me an Instrument: A Spiritual Retreat for Women
Weekend Retreat / Friday-Sunday / February 8-10, 2019
Come experience a weekend with Mary, Martha, Ruth, Naomi, and Esther! You will study who they were and who we are in small groups, singing, and community with other women. Come and allow yourself the opportunity to “set yourself apart” for a time of refreshing, renewal, and a deeper relationship with Christ as we form spiritually. The Coordinator for the retreat is Roberta Byram and is located at Fort Caswell, Oak Island. The weekend cost is $160. Deposit $75.00 (room for 40) due by December 8, 2018. Please put checks in the offering plate or in the basket on office manager’s door made payable to Sue Madison. Contact person is Tamy Munns. Please bring a $5.00 gift for a special Sister in Christ wrapped.
|MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR UPCOMING DECEMBER EVENTS
2nd Advent Season Begins 19th Middle School Handbells
2nd Christmas Cantata and Bells 20th MMOM Christmas Program
9th Moravian Lovefeast 24th Christmas Eve Services
14th Youth Christmas Party 24th -25th Office Closed
18th-20th Live Nativity
|BR-Bridal Room SH – Sr. High Class YFC – Youth & Family Center LB – Library
SC-Salmon Class JN – Jane Nichols Class CS – Cornerstone Class S – Sanctuary
MR – Handbell Room N – Nursery RC- Roger Cox Class T- Toddler
CW- Children’s Wing FH- Fellowship Hall