Upcoming Events for December 5-15

December 5 – Youth are meeting after school to put final touches on their gifts for Christmas Giving Project.

December 6 – Quilters meet at church from 1-4:00 p.m.

December 7 – Decorating the church and trees at church – meet at 5:30. Supper provided.

December 8 – All children will rehearse for the Sunday School Christmas Program – beginning at 9:00 a.m.

December 9 – Children’s Christmas Program at the 10:30 worship service.

December 11 – Retirees and Friends Christmas luncheon at church.

December 12 – Youth Movie Night – meet after school to take a bus to the theater to see a Christmas film.

December 15 – Bell ringing at Shopko in Neenah for Salvation Army. Sign up in Gathering Area.

December 15-16 – Pick up your orders of homemade cookies today at church.

December 15-16 – Lessons and Carols during all church services. All choirs will perform.

Advent Project For All Ages

Are you interested in making a mini-Advent wreath? Join us for a special Intergenerational Event on November 25 at 9:15 a.m. in the gym. Everyone will get to make a mini wreath out of air dry clay. All ages are encouraged to come (children must be accompanied by an adult). Materials will be provided. Donations are welcome, but not required. See you there!

Ring Those Bells!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Our Savior’s will ring bells for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign on Saturday, December 1 and Saturday, December 15, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Neenah Shopko store. Sign -up posters are in the Gathering Area at church. If you have questions, please contact Bob Vogt at 725-6993.

Thanksgiving Eve Food Drive

We will be worshiping together on Wednesday, November 21, at 10am and 6:30pm for our annual Thanksgiving Eve Services. Our theme will be “Giving Back Thanks”. To enrich our community, we are asking all members to bring non-perishable food items to worship on November 17, 18 or 21. (Of course you can bring food items to church anytime during the week as well). Let’s make a big impact for our local food banks by “Giving Back Thanks!”

What’s Happening – Week of November 11-18

November 11 – First Communion class retreat begins at 9:15 a.m.

November 15 – Quilters meet from 9:00 til noon.

November 18 – First Communion weekend at 10:30 worship service.

REMEMBER: You can still order Christmas cookies until December 2. See the display in the Gathering Area. All orders must be pre-paid. Proceeds go toward the 2019 Guatemala mission trip.

Christmas Cookie Sale

Enjoy the holidays without the stress and leave the baking to us!  Pre-order a variety of delicious, homemade Christmas cookies from November 4 til December 2, then pick up your order on December 15. Orders must be pre-paid.  See the display in the Gathering Area.  Proceeds from the sale will go toward the 2019 Guatemala mission trip.

 

Communion Class Beginning November 4

To prepare for First Communion at Our Savior’s, parents and students attend a short meeting, a Sunday afternoon retreat, and work on a family project together. Through crafts, a video, and parent/child conversations, we will discover the meaning of Holy Communion. Children will also make a special Communion cup to be used at their First Communion. Contact Kasey in the church office at 725-3956 for more information.

The first class is Sunday, November 4, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

The retreat is Sunday, November 11, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

First Communion weekend is November 18 at the 10:30 service.