ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Carly Stevenson Fund- A Mission Project for Trinity.  Carly’s family is raising funds for her to receive treatment to improve her speech, sight, and mobility after suffered a stroke the summer of 2021.  If you would like to donate to this fund, you can donate to TUMC and designate it to “Carly.”
 
Play Practice for the Sunday School Christmas Program is Saturday, December 16th, 10:00am-11:30am at the church, questions to Rae Asleson.
 
Ladies Extravaganza is Saturday, December 9th at 6:00pm, see Ileen Jerdee for table reservations and details.
 
United Women of Faith Christmas Brunch Thurs. Dec 14th at 10:30am, make reservations by Dec. 11th.
 
Sunday School Christmas Program, Sunday, December 17th @9:00am during church service- whole congregation is encouraged to attend and support the youth of our church!
 
Christmas Services at TUMC: Dec. 24th @ 9:00am (normal service), Dec 24th @ 5:00pm and 7:00pm, two identical Christmas Eve services.  ( Dec. 24th, 8:00pm, KCHA broadcast of Christmas Eve service on 95.9 FM- tell your friends and neighbors).  Sunday Dec 31st 9:00am (normal service).
 
Check out Central Park and the Charles City Public Library for two Christmas displays set up by our youth.  Our Central Park display for Santa’s Shining Light Show is at the corner of Main and Blunt Parkway.  An open house to see our exhibit in the Festival of Trees will be at the Charles City Library on Tuesday, Dec 5th.  Vote on facebook page CCPL- Friends of the Library and “like” our tree.
 
Do you intend to share a poinsettia in memory or in honor of a loved one?  If so, we encourage you to fill out the poinsettia sign-up sheet in the concourse.  We would like to have the plants delivered the week before Christmas, no later than noon on Fri. Dec 22nd.
 
Radio Broadcasts- We have spaces available-  It is $50 to sponsor a broadcast.
 
United Women of Faith Social Hour meets Thursday’s @9:00am in the TUMC Library.
 
Middle School UMYF is Wednesday’s, 6:30pm start time with a meal followed by fellowship and lesson from 7-8pm.
High School “Snacks with Pastor Don” is the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of the month at 8:00pm.
 
Confirmation is Sunday mornings @10:15am, led by Pastor Don.
 
Adult Bible Study “Thirsty- Reflections on Thirst as a Means of Grace,” is Sundays @10:15am and Wednesdays @9:30am, led by Pastor Rhoda.
 
 
 
Pastor Don and Pastor Rhoda want to wish you the warmest and finest Christmas greetings.  We cannot say often enough how gracious and kind this church has been to us ever since we arrived.  Through my attempts to get back into the ministry shape and through our various illnesses you have been the kindest congregation for which any pastors could hope.  Thank you so much!