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Notices & Annoucements                               For the Week of: December 9, 2018


WELCOME ALL  VISITORS  We are pleased you have joined us today.  Please sign our guest book and make yourself known.  If you are traveling, we pray that you will have safe travel back home.

NAME TAGS: If you would like one, please see Carol Zager at the Organ.  These tags are free and allow us to remember each other's names; BUT, we need to wear them so that others will know who we are!

TODAY – VESTRY MEETING: The Vestry will have their regular monthly meeting next Sunday at 12:15 pm in the Claire House.

ADVENT FUN ACTIVITIES: Today and next Sunday, after the 10:30 service, there will be a short demonstration of how to make ornaments which will be seen around the church this Advent and three simple gifts anyone can make. Join Kathy Atwood in the Parish Hall following the service for this time of activity and fun. This is not JUST for children, all are invited.

ADVENT OUTREACH PROJECT: Every Advent for many years we have gathered toys and gifts (unwrapped) for the youth at Inglesia San Juan in Fort Worth. We are collecting again this year and all gifts may be dropped in the outer office area to be delivered the week before Christmas.

SATURDAY – EAGLE PROJECT: This Saturday, Steven Furlow will be working on his Eagle Project here at the Church. He will be building a fire pit with seating on the west side of the building.

PRAYERS FOR OUR BISHOP – CURRENT & FUTURE: Please remember in your prayers, Bishop Iker as he continues his treatments for cancer; and, please pray for the next bishop of this diocese and the process to discern him. For information about prayer resources, please see the Diocesan website at

ANNUAL PARISH MEETING: Our Annual Parish Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 20th at 9:30 am. We will be electing two members for the Vestry and two delegates for Diocesan Convention. This year's delegates will be required to attend two Diocesan Conventions – June 1st to elect the next Bishop, and November 15 & 16, 2019 in Granbury. Please consider if you are being called by God to take on one of these responsibilities.