Announcements November 27, 2022
ANNOUNCEMENTS November 27, 2022
FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT: Today is the First Sunday of Advent, as we begin our Christmas journey.
The Candle of Hope was lit by Seonwoo and Hayoung Lee.
SUNDAY SERVICE: Sunday Worship Service is held in-person and online via zoom.
Sunday Service will be held at Fellowship Hall until renovations of the sanctuary are completed: Zoom info: Meeting ID: 833 3789 8077 | Passcode: 13579
~Next Sunday, Dec. 4, Communion Sunday/Second Sunday of Advent
TITHES & OFFERING: Please devote yourself to giving in FOUR ways:
1)On-line: through PayPal. This can be found on www.woodbridgemethodist.org
2) Venmo: search for @woodbridge, select “Pay or Request,” and enter offering amount.
3) Check: place in offering plate or send to Woodbridge UMC via mail.
4) Cash: place offering envelope in offering plate or in mail slot at parking lot side door.
STEWARDSHIP PLEDGE CARD:
If you have not submitted your Pledge Card, please be sure that you put your pledge card in the pledge card box placed on the small table at the entrance door until end of this year.
SRI LANKA MISSION DONATION:
Pastor Lee and family made a matching donation of $590 to Sri Lanka Mission. Total donations received will be $1,180. The Puthukamam Methodist church is grateful for this generous donation. Thank you to everyone for their donations. (video)
ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE
ADVENT BIBLE STUDY will be held via Zoom 10:00-11:00 AM on Saturdays Dec. 3, 10, and 17. Please sign up at the Church Office to get a free copy of DEVOTIONS FOR ADVENT. Rev. Lee and Rev. Benjamin will be the study leaders.
Join Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 886 0299 5407 Passcode: 13579 (login will be emailed)
Dial by your location: +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
SANCTUARY CLEANING DAY: Before the church begins worship in the renovated sanctuary, it needs to be cleaned. Please come and help on Sat., Dec. 10 at 1pm.
CHRISTMAS DECORATION: Saturday, Dec. 17, 1 pm. Please come out and help to prepare the Sanctuary for Christmas. We need lots of hands for inside and outside.
CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON/WORSHIP IN SANCTUARY: Praise God! Sunday, Dec. 18 will be the first day worship will be held in the Sanctuary – we will also celebrate Christmas with the Christmas Pageant and the Christmas Luncheon after the service, all are invited.
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE: The Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Saturday, December. 24, at 6:30pm will be in person, and via Zoom.
CHRISTMAS DAY SERVICE: Sunday, December 25, 10:30am
FOOD PANTRY: Prayer Group and church will give a donation each month to help those in need during these difficult times to St. James Food Pantry. You can help, please give a donation with your on-line offering, and designate it as “Food Pantry,” or send it to the office.
BIBLE READING CLUB: If you would like to be part of the Bible Reading Club and commit to reading the bible daily, please follow the schedule that is listed in announcements.
ALTAR FLOWERS: This is a special way to honor or remember a loved one. Cost is $25. Sign-up sheet in hallway or call the office. Any questions, please see Janet Ciravolo.
WINDOW FUND: Thank you for your payment pledges that have been made. Please remember that even though we are not in the sanctuary for worship, you can still continue to make your Window Fund pledge payments.