Wed, Dec 6, 7pm Choir Rehearsal

Fri, Dec 8, 9-11am Food Pantry/King’s Closet

                      10am Come help Karen decorate the church

Sun, Dec 10, 10:30am Sunday School Youth Christmas Program

Greeters: Volunteers needed

Ushers: Steve & Karen Hermacinski

Mon, Dec 11, 7pm Curve Balls

Tue, Dec 12, 7pm Ad Council

Wed, Dec 13, 7pm Choir Rehearsal (tentative)

Sun, Dec 17,

Greeters: Karen & Steve Hermacinski

Ushers: Joe & Joanne Helms

Wed, Dec 20, 7pm Choir rehearsal



Renee Ruder will be celebrating her graduation from the OSF Nursing Program with an Open House at Tony & Roxanne Ruder’s home, located at 311 N Oregon St, Spring Bay on December 9 from 3-6pm.

Urgent Need for Flood Buckets or monetary donations

The Midwest Missions Distribution Center, a caring ministry of the United Methodist Church, is requesting donations to help victims of disaster.  Monetary donations or supplies bought through the “DollarDays” link on the MMDC website would be the best way to donate, as they are shipped directly to MMDC at the Center’s bulk prices.   Monetary donations may be sent to:  MMDC at PO Box 56 in Chatham, IL  62629.  For more information about the Distribution Center, you may go to the website:, or or phone 217-483-7911

Youth Sunday School Christmas Program

Remaining rehearsals for the upcoming Sunday School Christmas program will take place on Saturday, December 9 (10:00 a.m.-noon). They will be performing it on December 10 during 2nd service (10:30am).

Christmas Decorations?

Does anyone have Christmas decorations to give to the church?  If so, see Karen Hermacinski for details.

Decorating the Church!

Karen Hermacinski is decorating the church starting at 10am on Friday, December 8 and then on Saturday, December 9 if needed.  Please come and assist her.  It is a big task!

Christmas Eve Day Services:

8am regular service

8:45-9:45am Breakfast (no Sunday School)

10:30am Christmas Celebration (replacing 7pm service)

11pm Candle lighting service

Would You Like to Join the Choir?

Choir Summer Sabbatical Coming to an end.  Choir rehearsal will be on Wednesdays at 7pm as announced.  There is plenty of room for new people.  If you haven’t tried it and don’t think you are good enough, come anyway and learn from those who have had experience.  This year we will try 5th grade on up.  Let us worship in song.