December Blessing Box: The Christmas Fund

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319 Downtown Plaza, Fairmont, MN 56031

Week of December 5 – December 11, 2022

Tues Dec 6:
10:00  Lakeview Communion

Wed Dec 7:
 4:00   Confirmation
 5:30   Play practice (meal at 5:30/practice at 6:00), Diaconate mtg
 5:00   Worship board mtg
 7:00   Choir

Thu Dec 8:
 5:15   Hospitality board mtg

Sat Dec 10:
 1:00   Celebration of Life for Pastor EvaLyn Carlson
 
Sun Dec 11:
 9:30   Worship & Sunday school
Gingerbread house building after worship

 
Birthdays for December 4 – December 10, 2022
Dec 5              Jim Hough
Dec 6              Mackenzie Brummond
Dec 7              Cynthia Celander
Dec 10           Jenna McAlister

Anniversaries for December 4 – December 10, 2022
Dec 4              Don & Shelby Marks            40 years
Dec 7              John & Donna Holstine      59 years
Dec 9              Brian & Julie Thate              22 years
  

A public reading of A Christmas Carol is at the Red Rock Center on Thursday, December 8, at 7 PM. Donations accepted for Heaven’s Table Food Shelf in Fairmont.
 
There will be a Celebration of Life for Pastor EvaLyn Carlson on Saturday, December 10, from 1:00–3:00 PM in Heritage Hall.  Churches and friends she served across the UCC and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Minnesota and Iowa have been invited to share in a light meal and time of sharing memories from their ministries with EvaLyn.

 




Altar flowers were provided by the Forstrom family in memory of Doug.

Week of November 28 – December 4, 2022

Mon, Nov 28:
10:00  Newsletter-folding at church-consider volunteering!
  5:30  Budget meeting (meal first, 6-mtg begins)

 Wed, Nov 30:
 4:00   Confirmation
 5:30   Free Community Meal/Play practice (meal at 5:30/practice at 6:00)
 7:00   Choir
 
Fri, Dec 2:
 4:00   Christmas Cookie Walk

Sun, Dec 4:
 9:30   Worship & Sunday school


Birthdays for November 27 – December 3, 2022
Nov 27           Jodie Whitmore
Nov 29           Ryan Meyer, Jeff Skog, Dakota Gilbertson
Nov 30           Jenny Willard, Savannah Goerndt
Dec 2              Antonio Johnson, Betty Jones
Dec 3              Julile Thate
 
Anniversaries for November 27 – December 3, 2022
Nov 29           Bill & Barb Bittman               47 years
Nov 29           Byron & Becky Phillips       53 years


Ham Loaves for Sale!  $5/loaf. Packages of 4 or 6 in freezer.
 
Monday, November 28, from 4:30-7:00 PM will be the Early Risers Kiwanis Club’s Annual Pancake Supper in the Five Lakes Centre Mall. Pre-sale prices for “All the pancakes you can eat”: $7 adults, $4 children 10 and under.

The Mission board will be serving the free Community Meal on Wednesday, November 30, at 5:30 PM. “Leftover Thanksgiving Hotdish, cranberry relish, rolls & bars will be served.
 
The Christmas Cookie Walk is on Friday, December 2!
Stock up on your favorite cookies for $12/pound from 4-7 PM.
 
A public reading of A Christmas Carol is at the Red Rock Center on Thursday, December 8, at 7 PM. Donations accepted for Heaven’s Table Food Shelf in Fairmont.

​​​First Congregational UCC Announcements​​
Interested in joining First Congregational UCC?
Please speak to Pastor Cory after the service or email him: FirstCongoUCCPastor@gmail.com.






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