Cornerstone's Enewsletter

December 18 & 25, 2015


This year’s special Christmas Offering will be going to our general budget fund which helps with our day to day church expenses. Envelopes are available from the ushers, or you may use the one provided in your box of offering envelopes.

Ushers & Greeters Needed for Christmas Eve services. Sign-up at “Sign-up Central.”

Thank you to all who purchased Poinsettias to decorate our church this Christmas! You may take your poinsettia after the 11 pm service on Christmas Eve, or pick it up on Sunday, December 27.

Monthly Newsletter - Beginning with January's Monthly Newsletter, we will be switching to an email version, which will save on postage and printing costs. We will still have a limited amount of print versions available in the brochure rack in the Lobby and will send the print version to our homebound. If you haven't already signed up to receive the Monthly Newsletter by email, and would like to be added to our email list, we will have a sign-up insert available in the bulletin on December 13, OR email Stacy at

Please pick up your 2016 offering envelopes on the table in the Lobby. If you don’t have assigned envelopes and would like them, please leave a note for Stacy in the office or email

We are beginning to build a new Outreach Ministry that would support people in our church and community whose spouses have died. Come join us Sunday afternoon, January 17th, at 4 pm and bring your ideas to share and let's get started.

Join us online through our social media sites or follow along in the monthly newsletter and read the whole Bible in a year. There will be daily postings on the sites and monthly postings in the newsletter. We hope that you will join us in this endeavor.

Non-Smoking Campus - The Executive Team has voted to make Cornerstone a non-smoking campus, beginning in February 2016. More information to follow.

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Join us for Christmas Eve Services: 4 pm - Classic Christmas, 7 pm - Modern Christmas,

11 pm - Candlelight Christmas. Invite your family, friends & neighbors!


  • Terri Gerler - hospitalized at Progress West
  • Jerry Stroder - health concerns
  • Dave Gerler’s father - hospitalized
  • Martha & Marlin Broeker - both are recovering from falls
  • Claudia Hall and husband, Mike - friends of Bob & Shirley Arnold - death of 3 year old son, Nicodemus
  • LaRee Shirey - family friend of Tom & Cindy Evans - cancer

On Going Requests

Ed Aldridge, Lyle Allen, Darlene Bruns, Michelle Boyer, TJ Hartnett, Robin Hays, Klem Kalberer, Caylee McGlasson, Dennis Murray, James Murray, Carolee Patek, Jean Rapert, Shirley Spradley, Vurn Stilgenbauer, The Homeless, The Unemployed, All Military Personnel, POW’s & MIA’s, Our covenant church in the Funhalouro Village In Mozambique, The persecuted church & Christians all over the world, All Military Personnel who suffer from PTSD


Sunday 12/20

9:00 am Traditional Service

9:00 am Connections Class

9:00 am Youth Sunday School

9:00 am Children’s Classes

10:30 am Contemporary Service

11:45 am Confirmation Class

12:00 pm Adopt A Family Pickup

Monday, 12/21

Office & Preschool CLOSED this week

7:00 pm Boy Scouts

Tuesday, 12/22

1:00 pm OLIO Bible Study

5:30 pm Handbell Practice

7:00 pm Choir Practice

Wednesday, 12/23

Food Pantry CLOSED

No Youth Activities!

6:45 pm Praise Team Practice

Thursday, 12/24

4:00 pm Christmas Eve Service

7:00 pm Christmas Eve Service

11:00 pm Christmas Eve Service

Friday, 12/25

Merry Christmas!

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  • Pastor ~ Dr. Mike Gillen
  • Office Manager ~ Stacy McGlasson
  • Director of Discipleship & Communications ~ Dawn Gerard
  • Director of Students & Outreach ~ Greg Evans
  • Choir Director – Kerry Hartsoe
  • Preschool Director ~ Joann Markus
  • Custodian ~ Roger Campbell
  • Treasurer ~ Lucie Phillips
  • Nursery Director ~ Debbie Penrod
  • Media Director ~ Glenn Cadena
  • Accompanist ~ Dee Stilgenbauer
  • Accompanist ~ Cameron Graham
  • Accompanist ~ Joan Oliver