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CHILDREN'S BELL CHOIR: Calling all children in grades K thru 5th. Bell practice will be every Sunday morning at 
10:00 am sharp in the 2nd floor Choir Room. If you have questions, please see Linda Schmidt on Sunday mornings.

GRIEF SHARE - ​ Surviving the Holidays  Help and hope as you navigate the Christmas season.  Wondering how you will survive the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving and Christmas?  Our Surviving the Holidays seminar is especially for people who are grieving the death
 of a loved one.  You will learn:
· How to deal with the many emotions you’ll face during the holidays.
· What to do about traditions.
· Helpful tips for surviving social events.
· Most importantly, how to discover hope for your future.
Join us on Sundays at 3 PM, Room #315 at the church.  For more information, contact Lyn Kramer, 513-255-1572.  

ON-GOING ​FUMC YOUTH PROJECT - HOMELESS CARE PACKAGES
Our youth continues to make care packages for the homeless.  The packages are assembled in quart or 
gallon size ziplock bags, using travel size items.  Following is a list of items most needed currently to
complete the packages:    Toothbrush & toothpaste, shampoo/conditioner, soap, body wash, skin lotion,
deoderant, small flashlights w/batteries, sewing kits, socks, band aids, combs, tissue packs, gum alcohol swabs, 
hand sanitizer, sunscreen, bug repellent, stamps, quart and gallon size zip lock bags.
For a complete list of needed items, please click on this link.  *Monetary donations are always appreciated!!!

BIRTHDAY CALENDAR— If you have any changes or additions to the Birthday Calendar, please contact Vicki Neiman at 954-294-9599 by December 1st.

CHURCH COUNCIL MEETING 
Our next Church Council meeting will be on Sunday, December 10 immediately after the 11:00 am service in the Sanctuary.  Please plan on joining us.

QUILTERS & SEWERS SALE 
The Quilters & Sewers are having their annual sale on Sunday, December 10 in the Fellowship Hall. Come in before or after worship service. There will be many lovely, handmade items for sale. 

​LITTLE SCHOOLHOUSE CHRISTMAS TREE
The annual Christmas tree for donating gifts to the underprivileged children at The Little Schoolhouse will be on display beginning Sunday, December 3.  Choose an angel with the child's name, clothing size, wish list.  Gifts must be returned to the church by Friday, December 15.  When returning your gift, please attach the angel to your package so we can be sure your gift is given to the correct child.

Ongoing Ministries at First Church
Children's Bell Choir - Sunday 10 am sharp in Choir room
Tuesday Evening Fellowship: - Every 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 pm
Senior Enrichment Day:  Every 4th Tuesday at 10 am in the Parlor
Prayer Chapel:  Every Thursday at noon in the Chapel
Music Ministry: Thursday Practice: Bells 6:30 pm; Choir 7:30 - 9 pm
Sunshine Visitors:   Every 2nd Thursday at 11:00 am in the Parlor
Senior Enrichment Days:  Every 4th Tuesday 10 AM to 1 PM in the Parlor
Quilters and Sewers:   Every Thursday in the Fellowship Hall at 9:00 AM
INTERACTIVE CALENDAR
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Sunday Study Classes for all ages
Adults​
M & M Class - 9:5 am in the 2nd floor conference room
New Day Dawning Class - 9:45 am in Room 311
Open Door Group - 10:00 am in Room 315
​Tweens - 10:00 am in Mini Lounge (grades 4 - 8)
Youth - 10:00 am in Youth Lounge (high school students)
FirstKids Sunday School - "House" Classroom -
      age 3 to 3rd grade
Sunday Opportunities
Nursery is available for infants through age two 
     from 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Fellowship Hall:  Please join us for a donut, coffee, tea or juice on Sunday mornings.  Donations are gratefully received. 
Garden of Eden - The Garden of Eden is now OPEN on Sundays from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm. Donuts, coffee, tea and juice also available in the Fellowship Hall.
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT FIRST CHURCH

Tuesdays - Young Adult Bible Study - 7-8 pm in Sanctuary
Sundays - GriefShare class - Room 315 (see below)
Sunday, December 10 - Christmas Cantata - "Bethlehem's Child"
                                   Church Council in Sanctuary after 11 am service
                                   Quilter's & Sewers sale - FSH - 8 am to 12:30 pm 
Thursday, December 14 - Annual Christmas Luncheon - 11:30 am FSH

44th Annual Senior Christmas Luncheon
Thursday, December 14
11:30 am in the Fellowship Hall
RSVP to church office at 954-463-3758

WORSHIP SERVICES
Sunday, December 10 
8:30 and 11:00 am
Christmas Cantata: Bethlehem's Child
Chancel Choir & Instrumentalists

Sunday, December 24
only one morning service
11:00 am - Worship & Nativity

evening worship service
  8:30 pm Pre-service Orchestra 
  9:00 pm Candlelight Service