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december 10, 2017 – december 16,  2017

VISITATION MINISTRY FOR OCTOBER

Linda Dark (336) 593-4898

Deacon Tom Johnson (336) 724-0908 

 

125th Anniversary Celebration Gala

Date: Sunday, December 10, 2017 

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM 

Location: The Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, NC 

Cost of Tickets: Members: $20.00 Children: $10.00 (10 years and under) Guest of Members: $25.00 Ticket sales for the 125th Anniversary Gala available today, November 19, 2017. Tickets are available online and will be sold face-to-face at the 4th and 5th street exits. 

 

UMMBC CHRISTMAS POST OFFICE HOSTED BY THE WELCOME MINISTRY

The UMMBC Christmas Post Office has officially opened! Please address your Christmas cards and deposit them in the baskets at the Fourth and Fifth Street Entrances. You may deposit cards thru December 20th. You may also begin picking up your cards at the UMMBC Post Office on the second floor (Fourth Street Hallway) on Sunday, December 17th - Sun-day, December 24th. PLEASE ALPHABETIZE AND BUNDLE YOUR CARDS!!! We encourage ALL members to please check for cards on both Sundays. . 

 

HELPERS NEEDED FOR BACK PACK FOOD PICK UP AND DELIVERY! 

At least seven to eight individuals are need-ed approximately three times each year. The next opportunity to assist with this ministry is Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. Donated food will be distributed for United Metropolitan pick up at the Rhodes Cultural Arts Center for delivery to Petree Elementary. It is reported that Winston-Salem is the 16th of the 20 worst areas in the country for food insecurity. Please call 336-403-2224 and leave your phone number if you are available to help make a difference! Deacon Crocker, Deborah Miller, or Gloria Woods will call you back with more details. 

 

Annual Christmas Offering 

Now is the time of year to give your special Christmas Offering. If you received offering envelopes, you will see the special Christmas Offering envelope in your offering envelopes box. If you do not have a special envelope, you may mark a general offering envelope with "Christmas Offering." 

 

Christmas Memorial and Tribute 

If you would also like to make a special offering in memory or in honor of a loved one, please complete a special tribute card located at the welcome desk. A list of contributors and their gifts will be published in a special program in January. 

 

Church Conference 

Monday, December 11, 2017 

UMMBC Sanctuary 

All members are invited. 

 

 

STEPHEN MINISTRY 

“When All the World is Rejoicing, Why Am I the Only One in Pain?” The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, but for many people it brings only sadness and painful memories. A Stephen Minster can provide extra support and a listening ear during this difficult season. Please contact Stephen Leaders Cornelious Flood or Lisa Faulk or the church office for additional information. We Care. 

 

MEALS ON WHEELS

Volunteers are needed for Meals on Wheels please contact Sister Elwillie Jarrett if you able to assist via telephone at 336-767-8323 or via email.

 

 

We Remember in Our Prayers 

 

Missionaries in Ghana

Rovanaugh Richardson

Evans & Jeannette Walton 

 

Our Condolences and God’s Comfort

 

Anne Banner (loss of Father James Banner) 

 

in a hospital or at home

 Rev. Artis Smith

Rev. Clyde Henryhand

Charlie Jackson

Kelly Thacker

Stephanie Henderson

Raymond Marshall

Veronica Wright

James Miles

Dorothy Jones

Laura Cooley

Thurman Clayton

Troy Hardy

L’Anita Gore

Diana Caree