DECEMBER PRAYER FOCUS:
For open eyes to see those in need,
and hearts that are focused on the
Our Congregational Christmas Potluck Dinner will be on Sunday, December 10th following morning services. Please bring an entrée, side dish, your favorite holiday dessert and bread or drinks. Come fellowship and celebrate the holiday season together. (A sign-up sheet is on foyer bulletin board for set-up and clean-up).
Each holiday season we like to give our staff a token of appreciation for the work they do for all of us here at Northeast. If you would like to contribute to this gift, please see Matt Wimberley.
YDC Christmas Caroling & NERF War – December 8th from 6:00 p.m. till 8:30ish. Parents, Adults, and Youth can participate. Dress up in the Christmas Spirit and help as we NERF for the Presents! More info will be relayed to the parents. Please let Mark know if you are participating and how many.
Teen Christmas Party & Progressive Dinner – We will meet at the building on Saturday, December 16th at 4:00 p.m. to begin the adventure. Don’t forget your 8 Dollar or less White Elephant Gag Gift! More details to follow
The Ladies Dinner and Ornament Exchange will be Thursday, December 14th at 6:30 p.m at the home of Cecile Wimberley. There is a sign-up sheet with details on the foyer bulletin board. Please let us know if you plan to be there.
Kid’s Closet – We had a good turnout for our December 2nd kids’ closet event. We provided clothing for 19 children. Thank you to all who donated new socks and underwear and other clothing. It was much appreciated. Thank you also to Mark & Ann Casella, Wendy Sutherland, Billie Lancaster, Becky Applegate, Linda Vanzant and Tacy Bonner for helping with the clothing distribution. Our next kids’ clothing giveaway will be held on Saturday, February 3rd. Some of our sizes are in short supply. Here is a list of needed items for those of you who are willing and able to purchase new or gently used clothing for the kids’ closet.
Girls’ size 9-12 months winter outfits
Girls’ size 12 months summer and winter outfits
Girls’ size 18 months summer and winter outfits
Girls’ size 24 months winter outfits
Girls’ size 2T winter outfits
Girls’ size 10/12 short-sleeved shirts
Boys’ size 2T winter outfits
Boys’ shoes, sizes 1 – 5
Girls’ shoes, sizes 4, 5 and 6
We can also always use jeans in any size, especially junior girls’ sizes 5-9.
If you wish to make a contribution before the end of the year for tax purposes, your check should be dated on or before December 31st and received in the office by that date or if mailed, postmarked on or before the 31st.
Volunteers are needed for Auditorium Angels for November and December. Also, be thinking of the month or months that you would like to serve preparing communion. A sign-up sheet will be on the Office Bulletin Board soon.
You can now select Northeast Church of Christ as your current charity at Smile.Amazon.Com.
Anyone interested in getting their CDL and driving the church bus to events and activities, please see Bill Darnell or Mark Mokry.
Thank you to Forget Me Not Floral (5237 Hwy. 126, Blountville, TN 37617) for providing flowers each week in memory of Diep Vuong. The arrangements are always beautiful and very much appreciated.
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Fall Session – September 10, 2017 – December 3, 2017
Break – December 10, 2017 – December 31, 2017
Winter Session – January 7, 2018 – March 25, 2018
Break – April 1, 2018 – April 29, 2018
Spring Session – May 6, 2018– June 24, 2018
Summer Break – July 1, 2018 – September 2, 2018
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Teen Life Group (5:30 – 7:30 at Church Building – Meets every Sunday evening
Present Hope 2017 – December 10th following fellowship dinner
Teen Christmas Party & Progressive Dinner – December 16th
CHILDREN’S MINISTRY ACTIVITIES
YDC – Meets everyWednesday Night @7:00pm
YDC Caroling/NERF – December 8th (Starts @ 6pm).
Kid’s Cup – December 18th & 19th (3-4:30)
Devotional with Cider & Cookies – December 20th
Meals for Others