Announcements December 18, 2022
FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT: Today is the Fourth Sunday of Advent, as we continue our Christmas journey. The Candle of Peace was lit by our new Members: Ray and Brenda Nowakoski, Sankey and Omone Ekanem, and Merle Adams
SUNDAY SERVICE: PRAISE GOD, our Sunday Worship Services will now be held in-person in our newly renovated sanctuary, and also online via zoom.
Zoom info: Meeting ID: 833 3789 8077 | Passcode: 13579
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.
ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE
ADVENT BIBLE STUDY: Our Bible Study is now completed. Special thanks to Rev. Paul Benjamin for instructing the study and giving us the opportunity to learn from his teaching.
CHRISTMAS POINTSETTIA FLOWERS: Today is the deadline to order poinsettia flowers, the cost is $10. Please be sure to have your orders in – see Janet Ciravolo.
CHRISTMAS DECORATION: The decorations in the sanctuary look beautiful for Christmas. Thank you to all who helped prepare and decorate the Sanctuary for Christmas.
CHRISTMAS PAGEANT/CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON: Thank you to our youth for participating in the Christmas Pageant, and to the Sunday School Superintendent, Janet Ciravolo, and assistants for arranging the pageant.
After service please be sure to join us for a special time of fellowship at the Christmas Luncheon. All are invited. (Thank you to everyone who helped with the luncheon)
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
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 the end of this year.
WINDOW FUND: Thank you for your payment pledges that have been made. Please remember to continue to make your Window Fund pledge payments.
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.
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.