Prayer Update ThirdDec. 16, 2012 Sunda y All who live in faith of Advenand charity anticipate t Christ’s coming into the world. Luke 3
Prayer ConcernsScott Friel’s cousin, Carrie Davis is still in a coma after a car accident. You can donate to a trust fund: “Bring Carrie Baby Home” at USBank in Modesto.
Prayer Concerns• 9 year-old Tristan Dooley, admitted to Oakland Children’s Hospital on December 21st , with a possible brain tumor. (Tristan’s grandmother, Janet, is a friend of Joe and Becky Officer.)
Prayer Concerns• Pray for Greg Prezel whose cancer has returned
Prayer Concerns• Our church, neighbors, and congregation through this Advent season• Our men and women serving in the Military who keep us free from danger
Prayer Concerns• Doreen Stever, recovering from eye surgery
Prayer Concerns• The people of Newtown, CT; the families who lost a child, parent, or teacher.
Praises• A beautiful Advent Season remembering the reason for the season.
Continued Prayers• Pat Patterson• Byron Crail• Cathy Machado• Tom Bicknell
Continued Prayers• Joe Prezel• Elaine Matthews• Marguerite Lloyd
Training Opportunities• Circuit Church Officer Training here Jan. 19, 10 am - 3 pm, for all committee members of churches in our circuit• MAP Training at Centenary UMC in Modesto, Feb. 2, 10 am - 3 pm for our elected committee leaders, led by a visiting organizational planning professional.
Divine Reading (Lectio Divina) How to Pray Over the Bible • Tuesdays 10 a.m. • Led by Pastor Scott and Denise
Lodestar Early Registration• Lodestar: October 12-13, 2013• Return the form in the bulletin by Dec. 31, 2012
The Sermons of John Wesley • Mondays at 6:30 a.m. • In the Chapel • Led by Pastor Scott
Attention Raley’s Shoppers!• The “Quality of Life” cards are no more…• They’ve been replaced by “Raley’s Something Extra” – These earn credits towards your groceries and – Earn funds for our churchSee the bulletin insertfor sign-up instructions
Events Today• Coffee Fellowship after church in Johnston Hall• SPRC 11 am in the Library• Lunch with Friends 12:30 pm at the Oakdale City annex
More Upcoming Events• Thurs, 7 pm – Finance Meeting• Dec. 24, 7 pm – Christmas Eve Service• Dec. 30 – Pot Luck after worship• Dec. 30 – Care Center Service• Jan. 10 – UMW Luncheon• Jan. 13 – UMM Breakfast• Jan. 13 – Ad Council Meeting• Jan. 17 – Finance Meeting• Jan. 25 – Pinochle