Sunday Debora will start taking picture for our Pictorial Church Family wall in the south foyer. If you need to up-date your picture or your picture is not on the wall, please go to the large classroom in the south foyer after a.m. & p.m. service. We need for all ministers, elders & deacons to have their pictures taken. She will be taking pictures for the next 4 Sundays.
Tyler Jones is collecting water bottle & soda bottle caps (lids) for kids with cancer to give them free chemo. You may place your bottle caps in the box located in the south foyer.
Next Sunday, January 14th, Debora will start taking picture for our Pictorial Church Family wall in the south foyer. If you need to up-date your picture or your picture is not on the wall go to the large classroom in the south foyer after a.m. & p.m. service. We need for all ministers, elders & deacons to have their pictures taken. She will be taking picture for the next 4 Sundays.
This Wednesday, January 10th, at 5:30 come enjoy a meal in the family center. Donations are accepted to cover the cost of the food.
A big ‘THANK YOU’ to all those who donated and helped with our 7th Annual Souper Sunday. This year we helped 76 families with a total of 312 family members. Also, we want to thank the youth who stepped in to help walk our guest, helped with babysitting and delivering. It takes all of our church family to make this event happen. Thank you Angie for organizing and encouraging everyone. Thank you everyone for your prayers.
Sunday, December 31, is our Singing/Fellowship Night at 6:00p in the family center. We will have singing, a devo and end the evening with a meal. Please bring sandwiches, soups, chips, dips and desserts.
You are invited to the ‘Tuesday/Thursday School Caroling’ Thursday, December 14th, at 10:00 in the family center. Come hear sweet voices sing and eat sweet treats.
Joetta Boyd is hosting our Ladies’ Christmas party on Saturday, December 16th, at 4:00 in the afternoon. Please bring your favorite dish to share and a wrapped ‘White Elephant gift’, this is something (can be Christmas themed or just something around your home) you no longer want, no gag gifts. Also, wear your favorite Christmas shirt or sweater. We will meet at the building and carpool together at 3:30.
9:30 – Breakfast for our church family
10:00-10:45 – Worship Service in the family center; for guest &
11:00 – Soup luncheon for our guest; members may join our guest
12:00 noon – Souper Sunday begins
4:00-4:30 – Our guest may return for items they still need
4:30 – The doors close; Beans & Cornbread Supper
5:00 – Devo to close out the day
We ask that everyone bring soups, crackers, cornbread & desserts.
We could use Christmas gift bags.
If you know of anyone from our church family that is in need of anything please let Jay Don know, we want to help meet their needs.
Becca Morelan and Michael Marra are getting married in San Antonio this Sunday (12/10). Becca grew up in the church here at Merkel and his the granddaughter of Tim & Nelda Walker. Debora & Cynthia are collecting money for a wedding gift card.